13. Sally goes through Edith’s purse when Edith leaves the room. Edith returns and catches her in the act.
Edith can sue for which type of invasion of privacy?
B. Revelation of confidential records
D. Creating a false light
14. Tom suffers from epilepsy. During an attack, his arm spasms, striking Zeke and causing serious injury.
Tom is charged with battery. His defense will be
B. his state of mind was merely reckless, not intentional.
C. his action was involuntary.
D. Tom has no defense.
15. Nicole drives a truck for Timely Trucking, Inc. One day, while making a delivery for her company,
Nicole negligently runs over a small child. Which of the following statements is true?
A. Nicole alone will be liable for the damages.
B. Timely Trucking will be liable for damages under the doctrine of respondeat superior.
C. Timely Trucking will be liable for damages under the doctrine of dangerous instrumentality.
as an employee for Timely Trucking.
16. Tom tells Bob that Charlie has venereal disease. Charlie can’t sue Tom for defamation if
A. the statement is false.
B. Bob didn’t think badly of Charlie after Tom’s statement.
C. the statement is true.
D. Bob didn’t tell others what Tom told him.
17. Tom breaks into Sally’s house with the intention of stealing her jewelry, which is a felony.
Unfortunately for Tom, when he breaks into the house, he finds a policeman waiting in Sally’s bedroom to
arrest him. Tom is charged with burglary. Which of the following statements is true?
A. Tom can’t be guilty of burglary because he was arrested before he stole anything.
B. Tom has the defense of entrapment because the police were waiting for him.
C. Tom can be charged only with attempted burglary because he didn’t steal anything.
D. Tom has committed burglary.
18. The _______ Act is designed to deal with the problem of unsolicited commercial email.
A. Economic Espionage
B. Computer Fraud and Abuse
C. CAN SPAM
19. Sally and Ethel have a falling out. Sally, to cause distress to Ethel and her husband Elmer, posts on the
Internet that Elmer is having an affair with a college student, even though Sally knows that what she is
saying isn’t true. Which of the following statements is true?
A. Sally has a claim for intentional infliction of emotional distress.
B. Ethel has a claim for defamation against Sally.
C. Sally has a claim for defamation against Ethel.
D. Elmer has a claim for defamation against Sally.
20. Zeke approaches Allen and says, “I know you’re an invader from outer space planning to take over the
world—you must be stopped!” Then Zeke punches Allen in the nose. Zeke is charged with misdemeanor
assault. Which of the following statements is true?
A. Zeke is guilty, regardless of his state of mind, as insanity is a defense only to felonies.
B. Zeke isn’t guilty by reason of insanity under the M’Naughten rule if Zeke was suffering from a mental disease.
C. Zeke isn’t guilty by reason of insanity under the irresistible impulse test because he failed to resist the urge to punch Allen.
D. Zeke isn’t guilty by reason of insanity because it’s insane to believe that there’s life in outer space.