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10/19/14 3:14 AMBUA 220 Exam #1 flashcards | QuizletPage 1 of 11Ready to study?Start with FlashcardsBUA 220 Exam #180 terms by laurenann1747 STUDYFlashcardsLearnSpellerTestPLAYScatterSpace RaceTOOLSCopyAdd toClassAdd toSharePrintAlthough legal systems have greatly variedfrom one society to another, oneextraordinary example of a detailed writtencode comes from:The VisgothsThe U.S. Constitution became one of themost important documents ever written by:- Creating a limited government of threebranches- Guaranteeing basic liberties to all citizensThe Minnesota legislature passed a lawrequiring that employers allow eachemployee adequate time within each fourconsecutive hours of work to utilize thenearest convenient restroom. This law is:A statuteCommon law refers to:Law made when judges decide casesa andthen follow those decisions in later casesThe doctrine of stare decisis:Makes law more predictable
10/19/14 3:14 AMBUA 220 Exam #1 flashcards | QuizletPage 2 of 11In 1992, the North Carolina Supreme Courtruled in a case entitled Goodman v. WencoFoods, Inc., that when a substance in foodcauses injury to a consumer of the food, it isnot a bar to recovery against the seller thatthe substance was natural to the food. If, in a2010 case involving a consumer's injurycaused by a fish bone in a bowl of fishchowder, the court followed the decision inGoodman v. Wenco Foods, Inc., the court'saction in the second case is an example of:Stare decisisThe Occupational Safety and HealthAdministration promulgated a rule requiringguards for hand-fed circular crosscut tablesaws. The purpose of the guards is to keepemployees clear of any danger zones. Thisrule is:Administrative lawCongress enacted legislation in 1933 toregulate the securities industry and prohibitvarious forms of fraud with securities. TheSecurities Exchange Act of 1934 was passeda year later. This law created the Securitiesand Exchange Commission (SEC) as anindependent regulatory entity whosefunction is to administer the two laws. TheSEC has generated rules and regulations toadminister these acts. These rules andregulations are:Administrative lawIn 1998, the President of the United Statesand other world leaders signed an agreementon global warming called the KyotoProtocol. Subsequently, the Senate wasasked to ratify the agreement. The KyotoProtocol is:A treaty
10/19/14 3:14 AMBUA 220 Exam #1 flashcards | QuizletPage 3 of 11President Nixon issued wage-price controlsin an effort to stabilize the economy. Thisuse of executive power was:A valid use of power, known as an executiveorderThe three branches of government in theUnited States are:The executive, legislative, and judicialThe federal judicial branch of the U.S.