403 MID 1 Practice B

403 MID 1 Practice B - Business Law Practice EXAM Prof....

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1. The Extreme Football League (“XFL”), a corporation, is owned by Mr. McMahon. The XFL is a franchisor that has franchised 10 individual professional football teams that have joined together to play each other. Each team is a franchise that is located in different cities (e.g. Los Angeles, etc.) Football players are drafted (picked) from different colleges across the country. XFL Football games are televised nationally and regionally. The XFL plays a very aggressive and violent type of football. Barbara Boxer, a U.S. Senator from California, thinks there is too much violence and physical touching in the games so she wants to introduce the “Powder Puff Professional Football Act of 2003” which prohibits tackling in professional football. This federal statute would be enacted pursuant to the _____________________. A. Foreign Commerce Clause B. Indian Commerce Clause C. Interstate Commerce Clause D. Supremacy Clause E. The proposed act involves no commerce and therefore would be unconstitutional. 2. The state of Nevada wants to help in-state construction companies. When the Nevada Department of Transportation considers bids for construction jobs, it gives in-state companies preference over out-of-state companies. On one Nevada construction project, Shoddy Construction, Inc., a California corporation, SUBMITS (turns in) a bid to do the job for $100,000. Slot-Machine Bob & Sons, Inc., a Nevada construction company, turns in a bid to do the job for $130,000. Even though Shoddy offered to do the job for less, Slot-Machine Bob & Sons was awarded the job. Shoddy would like to sue the state of Nevada and hires you, an attorney. What constitutional provision will you argue is violated by the Nevada law (choose the best answer)? A. Due process clause. B. Privileges and immunities clause. C. Full faith and credit clause. D. Supremacy clause. E. Commerce clause. 3. It is time for the final round of the game show “Jeopardy” and Yosemite Sam has bet it all. He rubs his lucky bracelet (jewelry) and then answers the final jeopardy question: Which branch, if any, was established by Article I of the United States Constitution? A. Executive branch B. Legislative branch C. Judicial branch D. All of the above E. None of the above 2
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4. The City of Los Angeles wants to change its police force from the “Men in Blue” to the “Women in Blue.” The city thinks that gang members would be less apt to shoot female police officers than male police officers. The city institutes a process whereby only women can become Los Angeles Police Officers. Eminem, a male who has lost his job as a songwriter and singer (the “F” word is no longer “in”), applies for a job as a L.A. Police Officer but is told, “Guys need not apply.” Incensed, Eminem’s testosterone level goes up and he declares, “That is F… unconstitutional!” Eminem, inspired by his anger, writes a new song entitled “Women in Blue; Do Her Too” and sues in U.S. District Court to have the city of
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2008 for the course BUAD 403 taught by Professor Fields during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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403 MID 1 Practice B - Business Law Practice EXAM Prof....

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