Practice Exam 2 -Contracts Torts Crime

Torts and crimes bridget runs a small equipment shop

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TORTS AND CRIMES: Bridget runs a small equipment shop. She has a deal with her cousin who brings in a large amount of cash every week. Bridget is not sure where the cash comes from. When he brings it in, she adds the money to her books under “rental income.” She then pays out a similar amount of money to her cousin in several transactions called “delivery expense,” “maintenance expense” and several other names. (2 questions) ____ 1. If Bridget has committed a crime, the most likely crime is ____ 2. If Bridget is caught in this activity and can prove in court that she did it because her cousin threatened to hurt their grandmother as well as Bridget’s mother if she did not, she may be using the defense of Jim owns a store in Flagstaff. Michelle comes in to the store and looks around. She has a large bag with her and Jim notices her looking around and looking in her bag. Jim approaches her and she acts nervous. Jim asks her to not leave and has her sit in an office with a staff member watching her. After 30 minutes, a police officer arrives, interviews her and searches her bag. When it is clear that she did not do anything wrong, she is able to leave the store. (7 questions) ____ 3. If Jim had grabbed Michelle’s arm and caused a bruise, it would be (tort law)
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  • Spring '08
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