1. In the featured case Kelo v. City of New London, a town in Connecticut took action in a distressed area with high unemployment. It sought to use eminent domain to acquire land from several landowners who did not wish to sell their land. The primary Constitutional issue in the case was… A. Equal ProtectionB. Procedural Due ProcessC. Free SpeechD. The Takings ClauseE. The Commerce Clause 2. Alan buys a new laptop at Best Buy for $600. Betty buys an acre of land for $6,000. Carol signs up for a year of cable TV service, and pre-pays $600. Which of these agreements will be governed by Article Two of the Uniform Commercial Code? 3. Fred took a photograph of a bright light in the sky in 2005. Five years later, in 2010, it generated significant interest when it was included in a television special about UFOs and alien visitors hosted by the guy who played Commander Riker on Star Trek. In 2012, Fred passed away. When will the copyright on Fred's photo expire? 1. Bill files a Federal lawsuit based on his 1st Amendment right to free speech in a district court. When he loses the case, he appeals to a U.S. Court of Appeals, and he is again unsuccessful. He now wants the U.S. Supreme Court to review his case. Will he be able to do so? . 2. Walter, a Texan, makes a sale of goods contract with Wilhelm, a citizen of Germany. Walter is the seller, and Wilhelm is the buyer. The contract does not say anything in particular about which body of contract law will be applied to resolve any future disputes over the deal. Which ofthe following bodies of law governs the contract? A. Texas common lawB. German lawC. The CISGD. Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code
- Contracts for a sale of goods that involve buyers in different nations that have adopted the CISG are governed by the CISG unless an alternate set of laws is affirmatively selected.
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