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asked • 12/31/19

This is a question from law class

The Presidential power over executive agencies is quite large in that he/she can fire the head of an executive agency at any time. 

 True

 False


A bystander has a duty to assist a victim when a special relationship between the parties exists.

 True

 False


Courts will interpret a statute by looking at its legislative history before using the plain meaning rule or before examining public policy.

 True

 False


A person cannot be charged with a crime for an act that the legislature has not yet made illegal through a statute.  

 True

 False


Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut proposed a Bill that requires the federal government must buy only American Made products. In Congress, before this Senate Bill can get a vote by the full Senate, it must first be voted through by a committee of in the House of Representatives.

 True

 False


The Freedom of Information Act provides citizens access to information from an agency, but the exceptions to compliance include national security, criminal investigations and personnel matters.

 True

 False


When a court looks at floor debates and committee reports at the time a statute was enacted to determine its meaning, they are applying the plain meaning rule of construction.

 True

 False


Although a court's judgment only affects the parties to the litigation, the court's decision affects future cases in that it acts as precedent in similar cases that come before it at a later date.

 True

 False


The Connecticut State Legislature passed a law prohibiting people from talking on their cell phones while they drive (unless they use a hands free device). This type of law is known as a State regulation.

 True

 False


If Congress successfully passes a piece of legislation through both the House and Senate, but the President does not like the legislation, he/she can stop it from becoming law through what is called a presidential override. 

True

 False



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