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Chapter 3: Courts, Jurisdiction, and Administrative Agencies
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This activity contains 15 questions.
Federal ________ cases are cases arising under the United States Constitution, treaties, and federal statutes and regulations.
Federal courts have ________ jurisdiction to hear cases involving federal crimes, antitrust, bankruptcy, patent and copyright cases, suits against the United States, and most admiralty cases.
________ of citizenship occurs if a lawsuit involves citizens of different states, or a citizen of a state and a citizen or subject of a foreign country.
State courts have ________ jurisdiction with federal courts to hear cases involving diversity of citizenship and federal questions over which federal courts do not have exclusive jurisdiction.
To bring a lawsuit, a plaintiff must have ________ to sue.
Jurisdiction over a person is called ________ jurisdiction.
________ jurisdiction refers to the authority of a court to hear a case because of jurisdiction over the property of the lawsuit.
Fee simple conditional
Fee simple absolute
Service of ________ is usually accomplished by personal service of the summons and complaint on the defendant.
________ jurisdiction allows a plaintiff who obtains a judgment in one state to try to collect the judgment by attaching property of the defendant located in another state.
Quasi in rem
A(n) ________ statute extends a state's jurisdiction to nonresidents who were not served a summons within the state.
________ requires lawsuits to be heard by the court that has jurisdiction nearest the location in which the incident occurred or where the parties reside.
Because of their importance, administrative agencies are informally referred to as the "________ branch of government."
Administrative law is a combination of ________ law and ________ law.
Which of the following is not an example of a federal administrative agency?
the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
the Workers' Compensation Industrial Commission (WCIC)
Which of the following is not a customary administrative agency power?
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