Howard University Law School - Final exam questions

Howard University Law School - Final exam questions


1.  Constitutional Law

Dude commit armed robbery.  After he be arrested, the dude be hungry and ask the police to get him some chicken wings and a RC Cola. The police refuse and give him a bologna sandwich and water instead.

Q: Have the dude's Constitutional rights been violated?


2.  Bankruptcy

Lionel wish to open a bean pie factory.  He borrow $100,000 from the Savings and Loan.  One week later, Lionel file bankruptcy petition due to economic fluctuations.

Q: Can Lionel keep his Cadillac?


3.  Domestic Relations

Sylvester have not paid his non-support money to Yolanda for his and Yolanda's 14 children.  This weekend, Sylvester want to take the children to the Coliseum to see the Jackson Five.

Q: Can Yolanda refuse to let Sylvester take the children?


4.  Banking and Finance

Clifton rob the Consolidated Bank and be running down Clay Street with The Man in hot pursuit.  When Clifton hear the dogs and siren less than 50 feet away, he observe Tyrone walking out of Slaughter's lobby.
He saunter up to Tyrone with sweat pouring down his face and looking over his shoulder and say, "Say brother, would you like to purchase $50,000 worth of readily negotiable securities for $25.00?"
Whereupon Tyrone, an economic advisor for HUD say, "I'll give you $20.00 now and $5.00 next week."
Clifton thus consummate the transaction with the 'right-on' handshake and black power salute.

Q1: If Tyrone be caught, can he give Bondsman Elkins the securities to hold as collateral for this bond?

Q2: Can Clifton consider the $5.00 that Tyrone owe him as accounts receivable for the current tax year?


5.  Insurance

Willard passed on to his final reward after a razor fight, but having first procured a debit insurance policy for $2,000.  After a two week period of bereavement, Lawyer Mimms meets with the family and friends to discuss the estate.

Q1: Does Haverty's Fast Credit Furniture Company have a shot at the insurance proceeds?

Q2: Willard has not cashed his last welfare check.  Can his devoted friend, Coroledda, sign his name to the check and keep the money?


6.  Real Property

Alphonso "Nite-Latch" Jones has not paid the property taxes on the house he inherited from his Uncle Willy Jones for the past 12 years. Before the Sheriff can sell the property, the stove in the living room ignites and reduce Nite-Latch's domicile to ashes.

Q1: Under these unfortunate circumstances, does Nite-Latch still have to pay taxes?

Q2: How much time does Model Cities have to replace the house?

Q3: If Nite-Latch parks his Grand Prix, with the gangster whitewalls, where the house used to be and lives in it, does he have to pay real property tax on the Grand Prix?


7.  Patents and Copyrights

Isador obtain a grant from the Federal Afro Studies Administration to study the impact of the automobile on the black man.
He invent a swivel stand for his auto TV/Stereo/Bar and apply for and receive a U.S. Patent.
While on lecture tour, GMAC successfully repossess his Mark V.

Q1: Would the Neighborhood Legal Aid Society be successful in a suit in the U.S. District Court against GMAC for patent infringement?

Q2: Assuming Isador prevail in his suit against GMAC, can he be reimbursed for his Greyhound passage back to Richmond?


8.  Torts

Deaconess Alvina Johnson, unmarried, give birth in the Fellowship Hall of the Mt. Zion AME to a boy, Hiawatha, who depart this life shortly after birth.

Q: Since Deaconess Johnson have been deprived of extra welfare money, can she sue the mid-wife, Sister Olivetta Simpson, for medical malpractice?


9.  Mathematics

Q1: The judge give a dude 20 years for sellin' crack, with 10 suspended. How much time do the dude have to serve?

Q2: Alreatha have 100 food stamps.  She steal 15 more from Violina and go to Florida.  How many food stamps do Alreatha have?

Q3: Braston have been in a automobile accident.  He get Lawyer Jones to settle the case for $9,000.  Lawyer Jones's fee be one-third. How much do Lawyer Jones rip Braston off for?


10. Biology

Q1: Circle the animal which am not seafood
(a) catfish
(b) eel
(c) crow

Q2: Sickle cell anemia is caused by licking food stamps.

( ) True or ( ) False

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Date:         Fri, 9 Apr 1993 20:43:47 PDT
From:         Mark R Panitz
Subject:      bus/trains jokes rated G

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