BA621-L2A8 - February 1, 2010 May 21, 2010 BA621 Business...

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February 1, 2010 – May 21, 2010 BA621 Business Law Lesson #2 Assignment #8 1. Give examples of emotional language the editor uses to make his point that the Bush administration should try to overturn state tobacco settlements by raising constitutional challenges to the settlements. “A legal system … corrupted into a legal extortion racket,” “A new, unlegislated tax on smokers… to enrich a small group,” “Mocks the constitutional separation of powers,” “Lawyers. .. openly brag.” “The Bush Administration can strike a blow for itself.” Much of the editor’s imagery suggests that lawyers are greedy, that the court’s decision is unconstitutional, and that the Bush Administration has our interests at heart in fixing the system. 2. What missing information prevents you from accepting the editor’s conclusion? By “tax” what exactly does he mean and how much? What other motives may the Bush Administration have in protecting big business from lawsuits? What is the proof that this
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2010 for the course BA LMA01 taught by Professor Weinstein during the Spring '10 term at Antelope Valley College.

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BA621-L2A8 - February 1, 2010 May 21, 2010 BA621 Business...

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