DT15: Construction woes
Lets look at construction projects. At some point in your career, you will be engaged in a
construction project, possibly several. Construction contracts have their own unique problems.
Below is a fact set from a case involving the
Humans were sacrificed regularly in Aztec society because they believed
A) the gods required blood as an offering.
B) foreigners were devils, so they sacrificed them.
C) the sun could be sustained only through repeated offerings of beating
Which of these was NOT one of the key principles that shaped
the peace negotiations at the Congress of Vienna?
D) balance of power
In losing the Seven Ye
Why did some samurai and daimyo ally with Emperor Go-Daigo in
A) to place their own shogun in power
B) to support the emperor against the Hojo regents
C) to establish a council-style government
D) to reassert their power as imperial regents
In the 1800s, Japanese imperialism extended to all of the
Which of these became the focus of the slave trade in the 1800s?
A) West Africa
What are the primary causes of the Reformations?
There were many reformations in the 16th century. The Protestant Reformation, the
English Reformation, and the Catholic Reformation were a few of these. The primary causes of
the reformations were corruptio
How does our view of the world change?
Thanks to the ages of exploration, discovery, and absolutism, our view of the world
changed. Our view changed both physically and philosophically. This is due to the fact that there
were discoveries of new continents
DT13: Fair Use Doctrine
Reproduction of copyrighted works is permitted without payment of royalties under the fair use
doctrine. The factors used in determining whether a use qualifies as fair are (1) the purpose and
character of the use, including whethe
DT14: Contract formation
Chapter 10 covers the formation of contracts, including the function of contracts, types of
contracts, and requirements of a contract. Considering its basic elements, a contract is a very
simple concept. In general, it may be writ
DT16: UCC Art. 2
Unfortunately, we don't spend much time with the Uniform Commercial Code in BL 240. Most
of the UCC material is covered in BL 480. However, you do need to have a bit of a working
knowledge of UCC Article 2 (sale and lease of goods). The U
DT11: Whitecollar Crime
During this past few years, former Tyco CEO Dennis Kozlowski and CFO Mark Swartz faced
sentencing on charges including grand larceny and securities fraud, among others. During that
time, the AP ran an article implying that the sent
DT9: Wrongful Interference with a Contractual
The category of business tort known as wrongful interference with a contractual relationship has
three basic elements: (1) an enforceable contract between two parties, (2) a third partys knowledge
When sentencing of convicted criminal defendants, courts consider several approaches-rehabilitation, restitution (repaying a debt to society), retribution do the crime, do the time), and
incarceration (isolation from society as a mean to
DT12: International Trade
During these difficult financial times, the concerns for US jobs shipped overseas and the closings
of US industries make national news. The huge (over $800B) trade surplus that China and other
countries have with the US is a conc
DT17: Strict product liability
Our textbook in chapter 12 (page 340, et seq.) presents the legal theory of strict product liability,
which has not been without controversy. Some States do not recognize this theory. Consumer
advocates would argue that stri
DT18:Driving and texting case
The Durkee v. Geologic Solutions case is noted in your text on page 351 (Business Scenarios 128). A critical analysis component seems particularly relevant in todays society, "Should a
manufacturer be required to design a pro
Garnishment (see page 350) is a collection remedy directed at a debtors property or rights held
by a third person (typically, an employer or a bank). Garnishment occurs when a creditor obtains
a court order to collect a debt by seizing p
DT20: Limited Liability Company
For once you've got a straight forward DT! What are the advantages of doing business as a
limited liability company? That is, if you want to open a small business, you have several
options-sole proprietorship, partnership,
DT21: Promoter liability
There are several necessary steps in the creation of a corporation, partly because States consider
corporations as "beings". If the steps are not followed correctly, the corporation does not come
into existence. Promoters take the
DT22: Agent or Independent Contractor
An argument can be made that any employee is an agent. In other words, when you hire someone
to work for you, that person is either an agent or an independent contractor and that the concept
of "employee" is merely a
(Ch 2) Okonkwos son, Nwoye, is described as developing into
A) a happy young man.
B) a proud and serious young man.
C) a sad-faced youth.
D) an arrogant and obnoxious youth.
E) a bully and evil young man.
Which man hypothesized that the planetary orbits are elliptical
instead of circular?
A) Galileo Galilei
B) Nicholas Copernicus
C) Johannes Kepler
D) Ren Descartes
Who wrote Principia and The Mathematical
1) Who was E.H. Gombrich, why did he write this book, and who was it written for?
Once upon a time, in 1935, Gombrich who was a doctor in art history wrote a book, A Little
History of the World, for young readers about a little history from the dawn of hu