Paul decided he did not want the new jeans he had purchased from a large discount department store. He had worn them three times and decided he just did not like them. The jeans fit him, and there was nothing wrong with them. He took the jeans back to the
Lois is running for political office. She trails the incumbent and decides to start running a series of "attack ads." The attack ads are very effective and one week before the election it appears that she has drawn even with her opponent. Lois admits that
Chelvam is the director of quality control. Chelvam rejected some parts as non-conforming to the specifications. Chelvam's supervisor directs him to accept the parts. Which value might give Chelvam the strength to oppose his supervisor? Correct Answer: Co
After answering a summons and complaint, Mike received a set of written questions from the plaintiff's attorney. He was directed to respond to the questions in writing and under oath. This discovery technique is called: Correct Answer: interrogatories.
Shelly offers to sell Jane goods both parties know are stolen. Jane accepts the offer, and agrees to pay for the goods. Later, Jane refuses to accept or pay for the goods. If Shelly sues Jane for breach of contract, what is the probable result? Correct An
Bert had his driver's license suspended by the state department of transportation. He believes his constitutional due process rights were violated by the administrative agency. Can he immediately file a court action to have agency's actions reviewed? Corr
Don was standing in a cafeteria line holding a plate. Tim was upset with Don and grabbed the plate out of Don's hand. Tim then held the plate up and threatened to break it over Don's head. Tim has committed: Correct Answer: Both an assault and a battery.
An inmate in a state prison claims his rights under the United States Constitution prohibiting cruel and unusual punishment are being violated by the state correctional facility. The court with jurisdiction in this case is: Correct Answer: a federal court
Walter enters a dentist office and points to a damaged tooth. The dentist, Matt, treats the tooth. If Walter refuses to pay and Matt sues: Correct Answer: Matt would win, as this is an implied contract.
John discovered his company's accountant was "skimming" money from the business. The accountant agreed to pay John a one-time payment of $25,000 not to report the skimming to company officials. The accountant promised she would pay the company's money bac
Don runs a construction company. He hires people to work on his projects and tells them they are all "independent contractors." Legally, they are not independent contractors since Don tells the workers when to come to work, how long to work, what days to
Dick offered to sell Jane his 1955 Thunderbird convertible. Before Jane can accept the offer, lightning strikes the car, and it is totally destroyed. Which of the following is true? Correct Answer: The offer is terminated by law.
Jennifer has offered to sell her computer for $1,750 to Jack. She tells Jack that the computer is only six months old but, in fact, the computer is three years old, and Jennifer wants to unload the lemon. Jack agrees to buy the computer based on Jennifer'
John enters into a contract to paint Chad's house. When Chad decides on a color, John will buy the paint and paint the house for the price of $2,500. This contract is governed by: . Correct Answer: the common law of contracts because the predominant facto
The following statement is printed on the menu at Saltmill Restaurant:
"The Restaurant assumes no liability for food consumed in this establishment."
Which of the following is correct?
Correct Answer: The courts would not enforce the contract, as such cla
Robert, a minor, buys a stereo from Jane for $200. State law allows a minor to disaffirm contracts within a reasonable time after turning 18. Robert disaffirms the contract the day after turning 18 and returns the stereo. Correct Answer: This contract is
A used car salesman tells Tim, "This is by far the best car you can buy for under $3,000." The salesman knows that for $3,000 Tim could buy a much better car. Which statement is correct? Correct Answer: The salesman's conduct is unethical.
Andrea, the vice president of production, is in the process of purchasing a new piece of equipment. She has narrowed the decision down to equipment from Westvox and Sonto. Westvox's equipment includes more safety features but costs 10% more. In making the
Don, a traveling salesman, customarily "pads" his expense reports every month. When he first started working, he honestly reported exactly how much he spent. However, other workers told him he was causing problems by doing this and that he needed to get h
Scott, the president of Nent, Inc, decided to relocate a manufacturing facility to Asia. He based his decision on the fact that moving the facility to Asia will cause the greatest good to the most people. What approach to ethical decision making did Scott
Diane, a police officer, stops Tim's car for a traffic offense. While talking to Tim, she shines a flashlight into the passenger compartment of Tim's car and sees evidence of drug paraphernalia. Which statement is correct? . Correct Answer: Diane may sear