A: Civil is for money, criminal is jailCivil, individuals sue each other, criminal is the govCivil only needs to prove 9/12, criminal 12/12Civil have to prove preponderance, criminal must be beyond reasonable doubt Pg. 206Q: List 2 types of damagesA: Compensatory & PunitiveDefine Compensatory: Actual loss by the victim (KFC CEO suit that was ruined & cost $1000)Define Punitive: An amount of damage to punish the defendant Q: What is the 8th AmendmentA: Prohibits cruel and unusual punishmentsPg. 207 caseQ: Summarize Gore v. BMWA: Pg. 208Q: Define white collar crimeA: Typically financial crimes (accountants wearing white shirts & white collars) vs. a violent crime. Pg. 209Q: Define deferred prosecution agreementA: An agreement between a prosecutor and a corporation to delay prosecution while the company takes remedial action
Q: Define non-prosecution agreementA: Agreement in which U.S. attorneys decline prosecution of a corporation that has taken appropriate steps to report a crime, cooperate, and compensate victims. Ch. 8 Making Ethical Decisions in Business Pg. 238Q: Summarize David Geffen as described in the bookA: Couldn’t make it in college. Dropped out in LA after telling people he was going to UCLA but only went to CC. Was fired from 2 jobs. Last chance he lied and told person he was someone’s cousin and listed a degree from UCLA on his resume. Altered a UCLA acceptance letter. Got thejob. Further deceived his boss, but said his mom had cancer and was promoted. Went on to produce albums for Janice Joplin and Bob Dylan. Founded Dreamworks. Got appointed to UCLA Board and donated money to theatre and medical school and schools were named after him.Pg. 239Q: Define Deontological EthicsA: The idea that actions are right/wrong (moral) independently of any consequences (lying is lying)P. 240Q: Define: ConsequentialismA: An act is moral based on the resultPg. 241Q: Define the Categorical ImperativeA: An act is good or moral if it can always be applied (can’t make any exceptions) -Kant - Deontological Pg. 242Q: List 3 Ethical Principal’sA: Categorical Imperative, Conventional Ethic, Disclosure Rule, Ends-Means Ethic, The Golden Rule, The Rights EthicPg. 243Q: Define Disclosure RuleA: The theory that to know whether your act is ethical, imagine yourself explaining it to a group of people. How would you feel about what you did if it was in the newspaper?Pg. 245Q: Define the test of reversibilityA: Reversing roles, if you were on the other side would it be okay?
Pg. 247Q: Define KaroshiA: Death from overworkPg. 249Q: Define Natural RightsA: Rights that you have regardless whether the government gives to you or not. Have simply because your a human beingQ: Legal RightsA: Rights you have because the government gave to you. Not entitled to them. Q: The Veil of IgnoranceA: Stepping out of society, answering a question, and then stepping back inQ: What book did John RawlsA: The Theory of JusticeCh. 10Pg. 316Q: Summarize the FAA (Federal Administration Administration) as discussed in the bookA: The FAA regulates commercial airspace. It is a small industry still but will get much larger, especially with SpaceX and companies alike that will need to be regulated over the earth’s air space.
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