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Mixed Questions of Law and Fact: Monday, April 7, 2014

Posted by William MacDonald on April 7, 2014

Here we go with week three of our “Mixed Questions of Law and Fact” feature. A new question every day, Monday through Friday — submit your answers to at least four of this week’s questions by midnight on Saturday, April 12 (to asp@law.whittier.edu) and you will be entered into our prize drawing. Congratulations to last week’s winner Jacqueline Folger, who was chosen at random from all entries received and won a $15 Starbucks Card. For the answers to last week’s questions, click on “Continue Reading”.

Today’s question:

Which of the following films, all on the American Bar Association’s list of the best trial films of all time, was not based on a real trial?

  1. 12 Angry Men
  2. Anatomy of a Murder
  3. Inherit the Wind
  4. The Wrong Man

Answers to last week’s questions:

Monday: Ten years after the release of the landmark Supreme Court decision that bears his name, Ernesto Miranda . . . (2) Died in a bar fight.
Tuesday: Someone who described certain regulations as “Byzantine” would most likely advocate . . . (3) Simplifying the regulations.
Wednesday: The only reason a lawyer may reveal confidential information from a client would be if necessary to prevent reasonably certain death or substantial bodily harm . . . False — Confidential information may also be revealed as needed in lawyer’s own defense if sued by client.
Thursday: How many different three-course meals could you make for the Queen of Luvoria? . . . (3) 60 (19 with beef, 20 with lamb, 12 with chicken, 9 with salmon).
Friday: Which word should be moved to another position? . . . (4) excitedly (a misplaced modifier).

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