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10/19/14 4:10 AMBusiness Law Test 2 Belmont flashcards | QuizletReady to study?Start with FlashcardsBusiness Law Test 2 Belmont44 terms bymarve37STUDYFlashcardsLearnSpellerTestPLAYScatterSpace RaceTOOLSCopyAdd toClassAdd toSharePrintBy creating three independent and equal
Page 1 of 11less protection from defamation thanordinary people.
branches of the federal government, the U.S.Constitution limited the federalgovernment's power.The Framers of our Constitution, a true cross
section of the population at the time, createdthe Constitution by amending the Articles ofConfederation, which had been thegoverning document of the colonists.The power to create laws regulating
international commerce is given to Congressand the states concurrently under the U.SConstitution.The "takings clause" prevents the
government from taking private property forany reason.Obscene speech is protected by the First
Amendment.Public officials and public figures receive
10/19/14 4:10 AMBusiness Law Test 2 Belmont flashcards | QuizletOpinion is generally a valid defense in a
Page 2 of 11property without permission and is injuredby a falling, dead tree limb. Under thecommon law, Virgil is liable for Roger'sinjuries.
defamation lawsuit because it cannot beproven to be true or false.If Gloria threw a rock which hit Merle, she
is liable for an intentional tort of battery onlyif she intended to injure or harm Merle.Dewayne sold a space heater to Vivian,
telling her it would heat a 200-square-footarea, even though he knew it wouldeffectively heat only about one third of thatspace. Dewayne is liable for the intentionaltort of fraud.Punitive damages are intended to punish the
defendant for conduct that is extreme andoutrageous.Palsgraf v. Long Island Railroad Co.
addressed the issue of furnishing alcohol tominors.A landowner's highest duty is owed to
invitees.A defendant who engages in pile driving is
liable for harm that results from the activityonly if the plaintiff proves the harm wasforeseeableWhile hunting, Roger enters onto Virgil's

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