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Question 1: After a final decision has been made, either party or both may ________ from the judgment if they are unhappy with it (and their jurisdiction grants the ability).
AppealLawsuitJuryCommon law

Question 2: Motions for ________, for example, can usually be brought before, after, or during the actual presentation of the case.
Case Information StatementSummary judgmentLawsuitIntervention (law)

Question 3: In ________ the term "claim" is far more common; the person initiating proceedings is called the claimant.
English lawEngland and WalesUnited KingdomScotland

Question 4: The fusion of common law and equity in the ________ of 1873 and 1875 led to the collapse of that distinction, so it became possible to speak of a "lawsuit".
United Kingdom legislationAppellate Jurisdiction Act 1876Statutory Instrument (UK)Judicature Acts

Question 5: A lawsuit may also enable the ________ to be treated as if it were a private party in a civil case, as plaintiff or defendant regarding an injury, or may provide the government with a civil cause of action to enforce certain laws.

Question 6: A lawsuit may involve dispute resolution of private law issues between individuals, ________ or non-profit organizations.
BusinessCorporate lawCompanies lawCorporation

Question 7: A lawsuit is a civil action brought before a court of law in which a plaintiff, a party who claims to have received ________ from a defendant's actions, seeks a legal or equitable remedy.
Judgment (law)DamagesPleadingDeposition (law)

Question 8: Rules of criminal or civil procedure govern the conduct of a lawsuit in the common law ________ of dispute resolution.
PleaAdversarial systemInquisitorial systemCriminal procedure

Question 9: Usually the pleadings are drafted by a ________, but in many courts persons can file papers and represent themselves, which is called appearing pro se.
Legal educationShariaCommon lawLawyer

Question 10: If the plaintiff is successful, judgment will be given in the plaintiff's favor, and a range of court orders may be issued to enforce a ________, award damages, or impose an injunction to prevent an act or compel an act.
UtilitarianismRightsImmanuel KantJustice

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