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10/19/14 3:21 AM Business Law Ch.4 flashcards | Quizlet Page 1 of 9 Ready to study? Start with Flashcards Business Law Ch.4 56 terms by chanel1 STUDY Flashcards Learn Speller Test PLAY Scatter Space Race TOOLS Copy Add to Class Add to Share Print common law judge-made law stare decisis "Let the decision stand," that is the ruling from a previous case precedent an earlier case that decided the case bill a proposed statute, submitted to Congress or a state legislature veto the power of the president to reject legislation passed by Congress subpoena an order to appear at a particular place and time. A subpoena duces tecum requires the person to produce certain documents or things adjudicate to hold a formal hearing about an issue and then decide it administrative law judge an agency employee who acts as an impartial descion-maker de novo decision the power of an appalete court or board to ignore a lower judge's ruling and make its own decison
10/19/14 3:21 AM Business Law Ch.4 flashcards | Quizlet Page 2 of 9 the doctrine of stare decisis, though vital to the creation of the common law when this country was settled, is not important to our modern, complex society false while at the park, Tasha saw a small child fall into the lake. Tasha did not know the child. Under the common law of most states, Tasha has a legal duty to take reasonable steps to assist the child if Tasha is able to provide positive assistance and the assistance will not jeapordize Tasha's well being false Statuary law is a minor source of US law false the majority of work done by legislative bodies is performed in committees true Even if a statutes words have ordinary, everyday significance, the court will look at the legislative history of the law and public policy in order to interpret the statute false If the president vetoes a bill and if both the House and Senate repass the bill by a two- thirds margin, the bill becomes law true The Federal Trade Commission promulgated detailed rules governing any site directed to young children. One of the rules is that the site operator must obtain verifiable parental consent before collecting, using, or disclosing any personal information. This legislative rule has the effect of a statute true
10/19/14 3:21 AM Business Law Ch.4 flashcards | Quizlet Page 3 of 9 The Clean Air Act of 1970, a federal statute, attempts to reduce pollution from factories. The act required the EPA to impose emission standards on "stationary sources" of pollution. The EPA ruled that "stationary sources" meant an entire factory, but not the individual smokestacks. This is an interpretitive rule because it interprets the Clean Air Act true The OSHA has proposed rules aimed at reducing repitive-stress injuries. ATC, Inc disagrees with the proposed rules. ATC, Inc.

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