GOVT 345 Quiz 1

GOVT 345 Quiz 1 Liberty University

Set 1

  1. Authority is to power as “may” is to “can”.
  2. After 30 days in jail the Defendant has still not been charged with a crime; he is released. This is the result of procedural law in action.
  3. The root of the word “jurisprudence” includes not just knowledge but discretion or foresight.
  4. In a broader sense, a philosophy can mean a comprehensive explanation of the reason of things.
  5. Biblical theism is a legitimate axiology because God may be absolutized.
  6. Far right parties tend to emphasize equality over order.
  7. Materialism is to axiology as naturalism is to ontology.
  8. Philosophy literally means “the art of speculation”.
  9. Substantive law determines the appropriate penalty.
  10. Historical jurisprudence is more of an intellectual exercise and as such holds no real value for the legal practitioner.
  11. The positivism in legal positivism refers to the extraordinary optimism this approach takes.
  12. Biblically-defined liberty means doing whatever I want.
  13. Because jurisprudence is so practical, it usually address the “what” question only while leaving the “why” questions to other disciplines.
  14. Worldview and philosophy are in no way synonymous.
  15. The distinction between analytical and normative jurisprudence is clear.
  16. Civil law jurisdictions rely on a comprehensive legal code which tends to give judges wide discretion.
  17. Jurisprudence and philosophy of law are essentially synonymous
  18. The common law is more of a legal tradition and consists of hundreds of years of judicial rulings.
  19. Because jurisprudence is philosophical in nature, the subject matter tends to be concrete.
  20. Belief in biblical revelation is inherently irrational.

Set 2

  1. Mercy is rarely a topic in jurisprudence and thus may be safely ignored by Christians.
  2. Mercy is rarely a topic in jurisprudence and thus may be safely ignored by Christians.
  3. Classical liberalism such as the American constitutional order emphasizes liberty properly defined.
  4. An overly cynical view of the law can, ironically, make one an antinomian jurist.
  5. Ontology is the study of value.
  6. The law and social theory school is more comfortable using the law as a tool to advance social policies.
  7. Jurisprudence and philosophy of law are essentially synonymous
  8. Belief in biblical revelation is inherently irrational.
  9. Anthropological jurisprudence goes beyond formal legal institutions to study non-legal conflict resolution.
  10. Critical legal theory is skeptical and arguably even cynical.
  11. Christians have a supernaturalistic ontology.
  12. Noah Webster, the “Founding Father of American Education”, believed the study of jurisprudence to be just below theology in importance.
  13. Natural law theory disregards any law not written down.
  14. Evolution is a naturalistic ontology that says energy or matter begat matter.
  15. Jurisdiction means possessing the right or authority to speak the law.
  16. Epistemology is the study of purposes or ends.
  17. A tyrant is likely to demand what God forbids and forbid what God commands.
  18. All feminists view law and the legal systems as instruments of patriarchal oppression.
  19. All feminists view law and the legal systems as instruments of patriarchal oppression.
  20. The Greek word for “perfect” is telos and means absolutely flawless.
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