This is an example of situation (6-8) presented in chapter 6 on Torts. Feel free to use this as a guide in
formatting your case activities.
What is the issue? Completely explain background/issues relevant to the case/parties involved.
At the Weatherford H
On what basis are misdemeanors and felonies distinguished? The punishment:
Felonies are crimes punishable by death or by imprisonment in a federal or state
penitentiary for more than a year; misdemeanors are punishable b
What is a trademark? A trademark is a distinctive mark, motto, device, or emblem that a manufacturer stamps, prints, or otherwise affixes to the goods it produces, so that they can be distinguished from
the goods of other
What are the four elements of negligence? The four elements of negligence are (1) a duty of care
owed by the defendant to the plaintiff, (2) the defendants breach of that duty, (3) the plaintiffs suffering a
What is the basic structure of the American national government? The basic structure of the American
government is federala form of government in which states form a union and power is shared with a central authority.
What are the first steps in bringing a legal action? A complaint (or petition or declaration) is
filed with the clerk of the trial court. A copy of the complaint and a summons is served on the party
against whom the compl
The process by which a court decides on the constitutionality of legislative
enactments and actions by the executive branch.
What is Judicial review?
What is the difference between a court of general jurisdiction and a
1. What is ethics? Ethics is the study of what constitutes right and wrong behavior. Ethics is involved
in the answers to such questions as What is fair? What is just? What is the right thing to do? Ethics is
not an abstract
If justice is defined as the fair, impartial consideration of opposing
interests, are law and justice the same thing? No. There can be law without
justiceas happened in Nazi-occupied Europe, for example. There cannot be j
Case Scenario Multicultural Competency
Due: Week Nine
Read the case scenario carefully and respond to the questions that follow. Your response for all
of the questions should be approximately 2 paragraphs. Your response should include proper