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Mid-Book Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who had Jensen been dating?

2. In Chapter 1, what nasty case has been assigned to Jensen?

3. What does The President ask Voyles to do with the pelican brief?

4. How long was Callahan in private law practice?

5. What is the name of Rosenberg's male nurse?

Short Essay Questions

1. How did Shaw get away from Stump?

2. Why did Shaw decide to be a lawyer?

3. At the beginning of Chapter 1, why are things more tense than usual during the demonstration?

4. Describe Victor Mattiece and his eccentricities.

5. Describe Khamel.

6. Why is Coal considered to be a boy wonder?

7. What does Coal say about Grantham's pelican story?

8. Why did Khamel agree once to kill Castro, but then did not go through with the job?

9. According to Verheek, what motive would Coal have for leaking names of nominees for the Supreme Court?

10. Why hasn't Grantham's apartment been bugged?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

The President tries to blame the murders of Rosenberg and Jensen on the FBI. Discuss why the FBI is or is not responsible for the deaths of these justices.

Essay Topic 2

Explain the reasons why Thomas Callahan is one of the most popular professors at Tulane University.

Essay Topic 3

Describe the pelican brief, its contents, and how it helped to solve the murders of Rosenberg and Jensen.

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