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Paralegal 210/22/2018Kristin MillonziKatheryn EdmundsWestlaw Research 1Exercise OneTERM: “Mens Rea”1.Locate and cite the Colorado Statute addressing culpability requirements2.Locate and cite the William Mitchell Law Review article discussing Mens Reain the State of Minnesota3.Locate and cite the 2012 United States Court of Appeals (D.C. Circuit) wherein a man appealed his conviction for multiple offenses including racketeering and conspiracy, related to his participation in a series of bank robberies.4.Based on what you have located, how would you define mens rea?Exercise TwoTERM: “At will employment”1.Locate and cite the Colorado Jury Instructions defining at-will employmentAnswer: CJI-Civ 31:52.Locate and cite the North Dakota Labor and Employment Statute pertaining to Termination of Employment at willAnswer: N.D. Cent. Code, §34-03-01
3.Locate and cite the 2013 Missouri Court of Appeals case wherein a Honda dealer fired the plaintiff, an at will employee, because his girlfriend bought a car from a different dealership. Answer: Hendrick v Jay Wolfe Imps. L.L.C.,404 S.W. 3d 454 (MO. Ct. App. 2013)4.Based on what you have located, how would you define “at will employment”?Answer: An employee working in an “at will” environment can be terminated from their job for any reason so long as it does not violate federal laws.