Part I. True and False (T & F) Please place a T or F to the left of the number.
F 1. A statute is a judge made common law rule.
F 2. Courts frequently look to legislative history in determining the meaning of a statute.
T 3. Major Industries has a published workplace policy that reads: “promotions to the level of
supervisor and higher are limited to individuals with at least a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.” This is a racially neutral policy.
F 4. Holmes is in the United States illegally. He seeks employment with a domestic corporation. He is refused employment because he cannot prove to his prospective employer that he is a United States citizen. Holmes has a viable cause of action for national origin discrimination. Legislative intent is the end, aim or objective of a statute.
F 5. An employer recruits almost all of her employees by word-of-mouth recruiting within the
predominantly single-ethnicity area in which the employer lives and works. This results in a workforce that is entirely of the ethnicity of the area in which the recruiting is done. This employer has, per se, committed illegal discrimination in hiring.
T 6. Generally, state appeals courts only decide legal questions.
T 7. A state court has in long arm jurisdiction over defendants who are citizens or residents of the state.
T 8. Employers are not prohibited, by Title VII from engaging in any voluntary affirmative
F 9. Diversity jurisdiction requires both that the suit be between citizens of different states, and that the amount in controversy exceeds $75,000.
T 10. Under many state long arm statutes, state courts can exercise jurisdictions over out of state corporations doing business within the state.
T 11. Phillip, a somewhat feminine-looking male with surgically enhanced breasts is denied
work as a topless dancer, at a local gentlemen’s club. He sues under Title...