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10/19/14 3:14 AM BUA 220 Exam #1 flashcards | Quizlet Page 1 of 11 Ready to study? Start with Flashcards BUA 220 Exam #1 80 terms by laurenann1747 STUDY Flashcards Learn Speller Test PLAY Scatter Space Race TOOLS Copy Add to Class Add to Share Print Although legal systems have greatly varied from one society to another, one extraordinary example of a detailed written code comes from: The Visgoths The U.S. Constitution became one of the most important documents ever written by: - Creating a limited government of three branches - Guaranteeing basic liberties to all citizens The Minnesota legislature passed a law requiring that employers allow each employee adequate time within each four consecutive hours of work to utilize the nearest convenient restroom. This law is: A statute Common law refers to: Law made when judges decide casesa and then follow those decisions in later cases The doctrine of stare decisis: Makes law more predictable
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10/19/14 3:14 AM BUA 220 Exam #1 flashcards | Quizlet Page 2 of 11 In 1992, the North Carolina Supreme Court ruled in a case entitled Goodman v. Wenco Foods, Inc., that when a substance in food causes injury to a consumer of the food, it is not a bar to recovery against the seller that the substance was natural to the food. If, in a 2010 case involving a consumer's injury caused by a fish bone in a bowl of fish chowder, the court followed the decision in Goodman v. Wenco Foods, Inc., the court's action in the second case is an example of: Stare decisis The Occupational Safety and Health Administration promulgated a rule requiring guards for hand-fed circular crosscut table saws. The purpose of the guards is to keep employees clear of any danger zones. This rule is: Administrative law Congress enacted legislation in 1933 to regulate the securities industry and prohibit various forms of fraud with securities. The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 was passed a year later. This law created the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) as an independent regulatory entity whose function is to administer the two laws. The SEC has generated rules and regulations to administer these acts. These rules and regulations are: Administrative law In 1998, the President of the United States and other world leaders signed an agreement on global warming called the Kyoto Protocol. Subsequently, the Senate was asked to ratify the agreement. The Kyoto Protocol is: A treaty
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10/19/14 3:14 AM BUA 220 Exam #1 flashcards | Quizlet Page 3 of 11 President Nixon issued wage-price controls in an effort to stabilize the economy. This use of executive power was: A valid use of power, known as an executive order The three branches of government in the United States are: The executive, legislative, and judicial The federal judicial branch of the U.S.
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