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What is public law?
a) Public law deals with the relationship between individuals that take place in public spaces.
b) Public law deals with the relationship between the individual and the state.
c) Public law is the set of law that citizens can vote on to allow or disallow as law.

b) Public law deals with the relationship between the individual and the state.

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What is private law?
a) Private law deals with the relationship between privately-owned companies and their customers.
b) Private law deals with cases that are not accessible to the general public or the media.
c) Private law deals with the relationship between two or more individuals and is used primarily to settle private disputes.

c) Private law deals with the relationship between two or more individuals and is used primarily to settle private disputes.

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What are three federal courts in Canada?
a) The Supreme Court of Canada, Courts Martial, Tax Court.
b) The Federal Superior Courts, the Supreme Court of Canada, the Canadian Court of Appeal
c) The Canadian Court of Appeal, Tax Court, Military Court

a) The Supreme Court of Canada, Courts Martial, Tax Court.

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What is a plaintiff?
a) The person who initiates a criminal case.
b) The person who lodges a complaint with the police about another citizen.
c) The person who initiates a civil case or sues.

c) The person who initiates a civil case or sues.

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What is one remedy available from a civil law court case?
a) Payment of a fine.
b) Specific performance or injunction, in other words requiring the defendant to do or not do something.
c) Payment of an award.

b) Specific performance or injunction, in other words requiring the defendant to do or not do something.

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What is an appeal?
a) A request from either party in a civil or criminal trial to ask the judge change his or her mind.
b) A review of the proceedings of a trial, on the initiative of the judge, because he or she is not satisfied with the outcome.
c) A review of a criminal or civil trial at the request of either party in the case in order to obtain a different decision and/or a different sentence/remedy.

c) A review of a criminal or civil trial at the request of either party in the case in order to obtain a different decision and/or a different sentence/remedy.

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5. What is meant by settling out of court?
a) In a civil case, the plaintiff and the defendant reach an agreement through facilitated negotiations prior to the judge rendering a decision in the case.
b) In a civil case, the judge imposes a settlement on the parties before the case comes to trial.
c) In a civil case, the lawyers for the parties recommend a resolution to their clients.

a) In a civil case, the plaintiff and the defendant reach an agreement through facilitated negotiations prior to the judge rendering a decision in the case.

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What is ADR?
a) Alternative Determination of Result.
b) Alternate Dispute Resolution.
c) Additional Decision Route.

b) Alternate Dispute Resolution.

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What is negotiation?
a) An Alternate Dispute Resolution method in which the parties in the dispute work through their issues without having an external party assist in the process or impose a particular resolution.
b) An Alternate Dispute Resolution method in which the parties hire an expert third party to mediate the resolution of their dispute.
c) An Alternate Dispute Resolution method in which the parties hire an expert third party to make a decision to which all parties agree to be bound.

a) An Alternate Dispute Resolution method in which the parties in the dispute work through their issues without having an external party assist in the process or impose a particular resolution.

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What is mediation?
a) An Alternate Dispute Resolution method in which the parties hire an expert third party to impose a decision upon them based upon his or her expertise.
b) An Alternate Dispute Resolution method in which parties in a dispute request a neutral, external person called a mediator to help them come to a mutually acceptable agreement.
c) An Alternate Dispute Resolution method in which the parties work together to resolve their issues without the interference of any external party.

b) An Alternate Dispute Resolution method in which parties in a dispute request a neutral, external person called a mediator to help them come to a mutually acceptable agreement.