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Which of the following is false about the power of courts?

Which of the following is false about the power of courts?

1 Courts are not absolutely bound to favor one technique of statutory interpretation over another.
2 Courts can distinguish prior decisions in common law cases.
3 State Supreme Courts can overrule their own prior decisions.
4 Trial courts can decide abstract propositions of law even though there is no real case or controversy between existing parties with a tangible stake in the outcome of the controversy.

In general, when there is a conflict in law between a statutory rule and a common law rule which rule will prevail?
Answer
1 The common law rule
2 The statutory rule
3 The rule that was last in time to be developed
4 The common law rule will prevail but only if it was developed by a State supreme court

A method of alternative dispute resolution in which judicial review is limited to just a few grounds, like fraud or corruption is called __________.
Answer
1 arbitration
2 mediation
3 minitrial
4 conciliation

Business Law, Thirteenth Edition 2007.

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Which of the following is false about the power of courts?

1 Courts are not absolutely bound to favor one technique of statutory interpretation over another.
2 Courts can distinguish prior decisions in common law cases.
3 State Supreme Courts can overrule their own prior ...

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Which of the following is false about the power of courts?

1 Courts are not absolutely bound to favor one technique of statutory interpretation over another.
2 Courts can distinguish prior decisions in common law cases.
3 State Supreme Courts can overrule their own prior decisions.
4 Trial courts can decide abstract propositions of law even though there is no real case or controversy between existing parties with a tangible stake in the outcome of the controversy.

In general, when there is a conflict in law between a statutory rule and a common law rule which rule will prevail?
Answer
1 The common law rule
2 The statutory rule
3 The rule that was last in time to be developed
4 The common law rule will prevail but only if it was developed by a State supreme court

A method of alternative dispute resolution in which judicial review is limited to just a few grounds, like fraud or corruption is called __________.
Answer
1 arbitration
2 mediation
3 minitrial
4 conciliation

Business Law, Thirteenth Edition 2007.

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