DEFINTIONS OF LAW
1) Sir William Blackstone 1723-1780:
A rule of civil conduct prescribed by the Supreme Power
of the State, commanding what is right and prohibiting
what is wrong.
OLIVER WENDEL HOLMES (1841-1935) Eminent
A set of rules t
Sample Assignments and Answers Following the Case Analysis Method
In selling a house, Matt tells Ann that the wiring fixtures and appliances are of a certain
quality. Matt knows nothing about the quality, but it is not as s
1. Kim went to Lings Market. Rain fell into and accumulated inside the entrance to
Lings. Upon entering Kim slipped and fell in the accumulated water, injuring her back.
The Owners/Manager knew of the hazardous conditions. The Owners/Manager had not
CHAPTER 5: BUSINESS ETHICS
1: BUSINESS ETHICS
Ethics is the study of right and wrong behavior; whether an action is
fair, right or just.
In business, ethical decisions are the application of moral and ethical
principles to the marketplace and workplac
ANALYZING A CASE
If you are given a case problem to analyze, use the following format:
Briefly summarize the facts of the case - restating the facts in a
clear and concise manner ( You must understand the facts of a
case before you can attempt to resol
CHAPTER 6: TORTS
1: BASIS OF TORT LAW
Doing business today involves risks, both legal and financial.
A tort is a civil injury designed to provide a remedy (damages) for injury to a
DAMAGES AVAILABLE IN TORT ACTIONS.
Chapter 2: Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution
1: THE JUDICIARYS ROLE IN
Judicial Review was established by the U.S. Supreme Court in Marbury v. Madison (1803) where Chief
Justice Marshall wrote: It is emphatically the province a
Chapter 1: Introduction to Law and Legal Reasoning
1: BUSINESS ACTIVITIES AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT
Laws and regulations affect virtually all business activities.
Knowledge of black-letter not enough - business now assumes an ethical dimension.
Assignment No. 1
Kim went to Lings Market to pick up a few items for dinner. It was a rainy, windy day,
and the wind has blown water through the entrance to Lings Market each time the door
was opened. As Kim entered through the doo