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1. The philosophy that the law is nothing more than the will of the sovereign backed by the threat of force, regardless of the law's moral implications, is called:
a) Natural law
b) Sociological jurisprudence
c) Legal realism
d) Positivism

2. A plaintiff may file a suit in Federal court only if which of the following is true:
a) the subject matter of the case relates to a Federal law;
b) the case involves more than $75,000 and all of the defendants are from different states than the plaintiff;
c) either A or B;
d) neither A nor B.

3. If a cigar manufacturer in Tampa finds a customer in Moscow, the manufacturer can ship its goods with confidence that it will be paid once it obtains which of the following?
a) Irrevocable promise of payment in U.S. currency
b) Irrevocable letter of credit
c) Irrevocable guarantee of the government of Russia
d) Bill of lading

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1. The philosophy that the law is nothing more than the will of the sovereign backed by the threat of force, regardless of the law's moral implications, is called:
a) Natural law
b) Sociological jurisprudence
c) Legal realism
d) Positivism

Answer: d) Positivism

The Natural Law School of Jurisprudence maintains that humankind possesses an innate sense of right and wrong. This sense pre-exists in the nature of the universe or in an understanding of God's will or plan that can be known through our reason.

Sociological jurisprudence maintains that law springs from social customs that the government attempts to enforce. In other words, the government does not make the law, it guarantees it.

Legal realism views law as an academic discipline closely ...

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