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Anonymous asked in 政治及管治法律及道德 · 1 decade ago

Hong Kong Legal System ..True or False

1. The doctrine of a precedent requires that the lower courts in a hierarchy

follow the decisions of higher courts at different hierarchies.

2. If Brian, a teacher, fails to demonstrate a duty of care to this students this

could be considered a civil action which, may be sued upon.

3. A criminal dispute is best described as one between individuals who sue each other for damage

4. A defendant is the party who initiates a lawsuit and the plaintiff is the party against whom a lawsuit is take

5. Law is that which must be obeyed and followed by citizens subject to

sanctions or legal conswquences: a body of action or conduct prescribed by

controlling authority and having binding legal force.

6. One of the key features of law os its stability and the fact that it never

changes, despite the changes in the norms of society, technology or the

growth and expansion of commerce in the United States and the world.

7. Patricia will be able to file a alwsuit against the company that injured her

best friend Sandy.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    1. F

    2. T

    3. F

    4. F

    5. T

    6. F

    7. F

    2008-09-24 22:49:48 補充:

    Correction

    1. The doctrine of a precedent requires that the lower courts in a hierarchy

    follow the decisions of higher courts at THE SAME HIERARCHY.

    3. Criminal Proceedings are usually initiated by the government.

    2008-09-24 22:50:04 補充:

    4. Plaintiff and defendant reversed

    6. The law is amended all the time and new case law is made everyday.

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