Amendments 4,5,6, 14- need to know
John Marshall- Chief justice, decided judicial branch can tell legislative that something isnt
Supreme Court said Obamacare is only valid because it is a tax.
Because it came from senate and no
Skilling v. United States
Skilling was CEO 6 months before collapse.
Charged with securities fraud, wire fraud, lying to auditors, and insider trading.
Honest-service statute- a scheme to deprive another of the intangible right of honest
Trentadue v. Gorton
Margarette Eby rented an apartment from Ruth Mott
Eby was murdered at residence.
Jeffery Gorton was landscaper, charged with the murder.
Ebys daughter (Dayle Trentadue) sued everyone, including Gorton and Motts company.
Felony- bad, everything else is a misdemeanor and not so bad.
Why do people go to jail?
Utilitarian- prevention of socially undesirable behavior. Deterrent which sets an example.
To commit a crime you must.
violate a statute
prove beyond a reasonabl
*Review session 9am Saturday
Crime- a public wrong
Tort- a private wrong a civil wrong that is not a breach of contract
Intent- desire to cause consequences
Reckless- willful and wanton misconduct which affects ones behavior
*Saturday, September 24, 2016 there will be a meeting at 9am to go over chapters to prepare for the
The second amendment states that we have a right to bear arms, given to us right after free speech
Colonists were afraid of the federal government, de
First two chapters:
Business & the constitution
Criminal law- what society has deemed to be the norms
There are too many laws
o Federal government passing laws state legislatures passing laws, agencies of federal &
state governments passing l
Guest Speaker member of board of directors, nonprofit, out of California
The U.S. and the States constitution have a relationship with each other, the signers of the declaration of
independence usually were sent to the first continental congress