Multiple Choice Answers

The constitutional doctrine that requires Ohio to recognize marriages that occurred
in Nevada is called
A. res judicata. C. procedural due process.
B. full faith and credit. D. freedom of religion.
Cases dealing with veterans appeals are appealed to the
A. court of appeals closest to the plaintiff’s VA facility.
B. Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.
C. court of appeals chosen by the government.
D. District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals.
Which of the following is least likely to provide a basis for personal jurisdiction over the
A. Place where defendant committed the tort that’s the subject of the lawsuit
B. Plaintiff’s state of residence
C. Location of contract negotiations at issue in the lawsuit
D. Residence of the defendant
In order for the Supreme Court to accept a case for review, that case must
A. involve a large sum of money damages.
B. present an opportunity to overturn a state or federal law.
C. present an important constitutional issue.
D. involve an issue on which several district courts have ruled differently.
A traffic accident occurs in State A, in which a truck driver driving a tandem trailer exceeds
the speed limit, causing the trailers to jackknife, and leading to a multi-car wreck. The truck
driver is from State B. Three of the victims of the wreck are from State A, and the other
four are from State B. Mr. X, injured in the crash, sues the truck driver in State B. State B’s
law allows for punitive damages in crashes caused by trucks, in order to discourage dangerous driving by truckers. State A allows damages only to cover actual medical bills. State
B decides to apply its laws in the lawsuit against the trucker. What legal theory did the
court use in deciding how to resolve the conflict-of-law issue?
A. Interest analysis C. Vested rights
B. Conflicts of interest D. Contributory fault