BUA Test 2 Belmont flashcards | Quizlet

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10/19/14 4:10 AM Business Law Test 2 Belmont flashcards | Quizlet Page 1 of 11 Ready to study? Start with Flashcards Business Law Test 2 Belmont 44 terms by marve37 STUDY Flashcards Learn Speller Test PLAY Scatter Space Race TOOLS Copy Add to Class Add to Share Print By creating three independent and equal branches of the federal government, the U.S. Constitution limited the federal government's power. True The Framers of our Constitution, a true cross section of the population at the time, created the Constitution by amending the Articles of Confederation, which had been the governing document of the colonists. False The power to create laws regulating international commerce is given to Congress and the states concurrently under the U.S Constitution. False The "takings clause" prevents the government from taking private property for any reason. False Obscene speech is protected by the First Amendment. False Public officials and public figures receive less protection from defamation than ordinary people. True
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10/19/14 4:10 AM Business Law Test 2 Belmont flashcards | Quizlet Page 2 of 11 Opinion is generally a valid defense in a defamation lawsuit because it cannot be proven to be true or false. True If Gloria threw a rock which hit Merle, she is liable for an intentional tort of battery only if she intended to injure or harm Merle. False Dewayne sold a space heater to Vivian, telling her it would heat a 200-square-foot area, even though he knew it would effectively heat only about one third of that space. Dewayne is liable for the intentional tort of fraud. True Punitive damages are intended to punish the defendant for conduct that is extreme and outrageous. True Palsgraf v. Long Island Railroad Co. addressed the issue of furnishing alcohol to minors. False A landowner's highest duty is owed to invitees. True A defendant who engages in pile driving is liable for harm that results from the activity only if the plaintiff proves the harm was foreseeable False While hunting, Roger enters onto Virgil's property without permission and is injured by a falling, dead tree limb. Under the common law, Virgil is liable for Roger's injuries. False A sports fan, injured by a hockey puck that flew into the stands during an NHL game, would be subject to the defense of assumption of the risk if she files suit to recover for her injuries. True
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10/19/14 4:10 AM Business Law Test 2 Belmont flashcards | Quizlet Page 3 of 11 Dram shop laws impose liability on those who commercially serve alcohol for injuries caused by their intoxicated patrons.
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