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17) The school of jurisprudence that believes that free market forces should determine the outcome to lawsuits is: A. The Sociological school B. The Command school C. The Critical Legal Studies school D. The Law and Economics school 18) Assume that a state passes a statute that prevents disclosure of the horsepower of automobile engines. The purpose of this law is to prevent the car companies from trying to market cars with more horsepower than those of their competitors. This statute would most likely be found to: A. Violate the Equal Protection Clause under intermediary scrutiny. B. Be constitutional under state police power C. Be found to violate substantive due process. D. Be viewed as an unconstitutional restriction of commercial speech. 19) Mr Smith awakens one morning to the sound of construction in his backyard. When he looks out the window, he sees Ajax Construction Co. apparently erecting a garage on his property. He had not spoken or contracted with Ajax for this service. However, Mr Smith really wanted a new garage, so he let them continue. Later it was discovered that the garage was intended to go next door. Ajax sues Mr Smith for the value of the garage. What is the probable result? A. Smith wins; there was no contract upon which Ajax could recover, and people are not liable for benefits that are thrust upon them. B. Smith wins; unjust enrichment does not apply here because Mr Smith had no duty to tell Ajax that it had the wrong house. C. Ajax wins; this is a case of a contract implied in-fact, and Mr Smith implicity agreed to pay for the garage. D. Ajax wins; although there is no real contract, this is a case of unjust enrichment, and because Mr Smith accepted the garage, he must pay for it. 20) The circumstances where an offer cannot be withdrawn under promissory estoppel is also known as: A. The doctrine of detrimental reliance B. The strict counteroffer rule C. Irrevocable offers D. The doctrine of renewable offers 21) If a judge rules that a party lost its case because of the Statute of Frauds, the judge has
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essentially stated which of the following? A. The losing party will not be allowed to introduce evidence to contradict a written agreement.
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2011 for the course LAW 531 taught by Professor Sdgfs during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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