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Unformatted text preview: Business Law 201 Spring 2008 Professor Isler Tuesday/Thursday March 27, 2008 True/False Indicate whether the sentence or statement is true or false. ____ 1. For a completed battery to occur there must be actual contact made with the person that is alleging assault. ____ 2. Attendance- In one of my examples Billy was thrown from a car into a gasoline pump ____ 3. Unlike larceny, robbery does not require force or fear. ____ 4. Felonies include serious crimes, such as murder, that are punishable by imprisonment for more that one year or death. ____ 5. In personam jurisdiction is a courts power to render a decision affecting the rights of the specific persons be-fore the court. ____ 6. In mediation, the disputing parties select a neutral party to help facilitate communication and suggest ways for the parties to solve their dispute. The mediator then issues a decision that the parties must agree to. ____ 7. The Supreme Court has ruled that to protect citizens of the United States law enforcement officers must read citizens their Miranda Rights and obtain search warrants before conducting any search because most people do not understand their Fourth and Fifth Amendment rights. ____ 8. At a minimum, procedural due process entitles a person to notice of any legal action against her and to a hear-ing before an impartial tribunal. ____ 9. A minor's right to disaffirm a contract terminates automatically when the person reaches the age of majority. ____ 10. Some states provide for the termination of minority status on marriage. ____ 11. A person who enters into a contract when he or she is intoxicated can void the contract only if the intoxication was involuntary. ____ 12. If the purpose of a licensing statute is to raise government revenues, a contract with an unlicensed profession-al will normally be enforceable. ____ 13. Consideration is the value given in return for a promise. 1 ____ 14. The courts sometimes allow exceptions to the preexisting duty rule. ____ 15. A promise to pay for an act that has already occurred is enforceable. ____ 16. An agreement is usually evidenced by an offer and an acceptance. ____ 17. An invitation to negotiate always constitutes a valid offer. ____ 18. An advertisement is generally treated as an offer to contract. ____ 19. An express contract must be in writing. Multiple Choice Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question....
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This note was uploaded on 10/30/2010 for the course LAW 201 taught by Professor Isler during the Spring '10 term at University of Houston - Downtown.
- Spring '10