As a small-business owner, you are faced with rising costs, particularly employment costs, insurance, et
cetera. So, you decide to hire some friends and pay them as they work, rather than go through the
expense and procedure of bringing in actual employee
Did Jim and Laura Buy a car?
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Some oral contracts are unenforceable. These types of contracts,
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If Casey assigns her rights to receive income from rental property to
Errol, then Errol will legally acquire any rights to the income held by
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Last fall cyber thieves stole personal information from 70 million Americans, including 40 million credit
card numbers during the massive data breach of Target customers.
the attack could have been prevented if Target had reacted to warnings from its own
Imagine you represent a person who claims to have been the victim of a breach of contract. Determine
the information that you would need to know to best determine if there was a contract. How would you
present a case to a court to show your client was the
This happened to my father and me earlier this week.
My father has allot of health problems and goes to the doctors 4 to 5 times a month. I still live at home
with my parents to help out with the bills. They do not have a vehicle so I drive them around to
Strict/Product Liability - The area of law in which products manufacturers, distributors and sellers are
held responsible for the injuries caused by their products. Generally, a products liability claim is based on
either a design defect, a manufacturing
Rights Theory, Giving people the right of freedom of speech
Deontological - the duty to do the right thing, regardless of the result
These are things that I tried to impress on my employees when I was working at a restaurant. Id tell my
employees that I h
Litigation The process of resolving disputes in court
Alternative dispute resolution Resolving disputes out of court, through formal or informal processes.
Mediation A form of ADR (Alternative Dispute Resolution) in which a neutral third party guides the
Forming a Contract
Contracts A promise that the law will enforce.
o Bilateral Contract A contract where both parties make a promise
o Unilateral Contract A contract where
Guilty A judge or jurys findings that a defendant has committed a crime.
Civil versus a criminal Case
o Conduct becomes criminal when society outlaws it.
Only the government can prosecute a crime and punish by sending to prison.
Tort (Wrong) A violation of a duty imposed by the civil law.
Intentional torts Involve harm caused by deliberate action.
Libel Written defamation
Slander Oral defamation
Element A fact that a plaintiff must prove to win a lawsuit.
The Constitution is a series of compromises about power.
Commerce Clause Gives Congress the power to regulate commerce with foreign nations and among
The basic job of the president is to enforce the nations laws.
Judicial Review Refers to the powe
Ethics How people should behave.
Ethics Decision Any choice about how a person should behave that is based on a sense of right and
Laws my permit behavior that some feel is wrong, and it may criminalize acts that some feel are right