April 4th, 2012
You Never Had a Right to Wikipedia or YouTube,
You Only Thought You Did
Have you ever needed information about a topic and conveniently looked it up on
Wikipedia? Or perhaps viewed a video/miniclip from the worlds sec
o The Court System
-Court- a tribunal established by government to hear and decide matters brought
before it, provide remedies when a wrong has been committed, and prevent
possible wrongs from happening.
The Types of Courts
-Jurisdiction- the p
Chapter 1 Continued
o Sources of Law
-Several layers of law provide frameworks for businesses and personals rights and
-At the base of this framework of laws is constitutional law.
-Constitutional law is the branch of law that is based on the cons
o Nature of Laws and Legal Rights
-Law- the order or pattern of rules that society uses to govern the conduct of
individuals and their relationships.
-Law is a collection of bundles of rights.
-It consists of the body of principles that govern c
Chapter 4 Questions (3, 4, and 8)
3. Who should win at the U.S. Supreme Court and why?
Alfonso Lopez, Jr. should win at the U.S. Supreme Court because he did not
commit a crime against interstate commerce. Convicting him
Ch. 18 Study Questions 7,10,11 (CPA 1,2, and 3)
7. Is Julie entitled to recover?
No, Julie is not entitled to recover even she was not bound to the contract. The contract
requires that notice of death be given to it promptly following the
Chapter 3: Current Events Assignment
Discuss subprime mortgage crisis and the ethical models in chapter.
There was a large notable increase in our countrys foreclosures on subprime
mortgages in 2006. Families across the U
Chapter 2 Questions (2, 8, 13)
2. Distinguish between mandatory and voluntary arbitration. What is the difference
between mediation and arbitration?
Mandatory arbitration on one hand is when some statutes require certain
Chapter 13 Study Questions (1,5,6,8, CPA 1,2)
1. Review the text on unilateral contracts in Section 12(b) of Chapter 12. Decide.
Based on the principles of unilateral contracts, Marsha Lufkin should receive her
suggested price for the mink sw
Business Law 1
Chapter 50 Study Questions (2,3,7, and 14)
2. What statutes are used to prosecute Federal Oil? What are the potential
The Oil Pollution Act states that companies are held financially responsible for the
Ch.46 Study Questions (1,9,11, and 13)
1. What is the major distinction between the Securities Act of 1933 and the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934?
The Security Act of 1933 regulates the issuance of securities by a corporation to the first
April 24, 2012
Ch. 17 Study Questions (2,12,13 and CPA 1, 2,3)
2. Was the contract binding?
The contract was binding because there was evidence of it through a written letter.
Although the letter is not a contract, the oral contract was still
Ch. 15 Study Questions (1,2,4,14)
1. Can Odessa enforce this promise?
Odessa can enforce this promise since Sarah offered her a gift of $1,000. She has
received consideration as a benefit from the promisor and therefore can use
March 28, 12
Chapter 12 Study Questions (2,7,8,9,10, CPA#1)
2. Can you identify an offer and acceptance in this case? Can you make out a
bilateral or unilateral contract?
Yes, there is an offer and acceptance in this case and the contract is
April 19, 2012
Suffolk Superior Court: Aggravated A&B
On March 6 2011, two civilians were stabbed outside at Boston Common Park.
They filed suit against M. Morales, who was at the time homeless and under probation.
The plaintiffs were immediately sent to