Law quiz 2

Question 1

Which of the following is NOT a fundamental premise about the relationship between law and technology?

Technological advances often necessitate changes in law

Technological measures can be used to replace or supplant the balances struck by formal legal regulation

Laws and legal principles are only changed in the context of technologies that have come into widesrpead use on the part of the public

Legal rules can themselves affect the technological options that may be made available

Question 2

The Federal Law that prohibits the use of genetic information in health insurance and employment is the:

Genome Protection Act of 1949

Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008

The DNA Privacy Act of 2002

The Gene Technology Act of 1987

IncorrectQuestion 3

Which of the following is NOT a United States administrative agency that is relevant to the issues discussed in IST 432?

The U.S. Trade Secret Protection Office

The U.S Patent and Trademark Offi

The U.S. Copyright Office

The Federal Trade Commission

The Federal Communications Commission

Question 4

The legal doctrine whereby a law may be declared facially invalid if persons of "common intelligence must necessarily guess as at its meaning and differ as to its application" is known as the:

"Overbreadth Doctrine"

"Vagueness Doctrine"

"Uncertainty Doctrine"

"Unpredictability Doctrine"

Question 5

The highest level of Constitutional analysis of a law that may effect fundamental rights protected by the First Amendment requires that the law in question be the "least restrictive means" to achieve a "compelling" government interest. This level of analysis is known as:

Commercial Scrutiny

Fundamental Scrutiny

Strict Scrutiny

Intermediate Scrutiny

Question 6

The principle that all movement and content on the Internet should receive equal treatment is known as:

"Internet Equality"

"Net Neutrality"

"Cyberspace Equity"

"Network Fairness"

IncorrectQuestion 7

The U.S. Supreme Court spelled out a doctrine of copyright infringement liability in the case of MGM Studios v. Grokster, Ltd. that stated that "one who distributes a device with the object of promoting its use to infringe copyright, as shown by clear expression or other affirmative steps taken to foster infringement, is liable for the resulting acts of infringement by third parties." This doctrine is known as:

Net Infringement


Copyright Conspiracy

Technology Liability

Question 8

Justice Harlan’s concurrence created the “reasonable expectation of privacy” test for whether the Fourth Amendment is applicable in the landmark case of:

Smith v. Maryland

Olmstead v. United States

Berger v. New York

Katz v. United States

Kyllo v. United States

Question 9

In the case of Rowan v. United States Post Office Department, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the First Amendment right of free speech does NOT grant the right to send unwanted mail to the home of another.



Question 10

"Reasonably trustworthy information" that would convince a person of “reasonable caution” in the belief that an offense has been or is being committed is known as:

Preponderance of evidence

Burden of proof

Clear and convincing evidence

Probable cause

Specific and articulable facts