Week 1 Assignments
Student Introductions (Not Graded)
Provide a brief introduction on who you are, what you currently do for work,
and if you have any legal experience. Briefly state why you are taking this
course and what you expect to get out of it.
Case 7.6: Burlington Industries, Inc. v. Ellerth (pp. 245-246)
1. Should bias be imputed/attributed to the employer when a
subordinate lacking decision-making authority substantially
influences an employment decision?
It is my opinion that, Burlington Ind
Case 3.1: Rooney v. Tyson (pp. 73 - 74)
Do you agree with the New York Court of Appeals that the court should
apply a standard for the term of the contract outside of the precise terms
of the agreement?
I do agree with the NY Court of Appeals that the "ag
Mega Cabinets, Inc. (MCI) hired 10 professional cabinet makers to make and install
cabinets in their new sales territory. Once hired, MCI required that they each attend a
week-long orientation prior to meeting with any customers.
Case 1.2: CBS Corporation, et al. v. F.C.C. (pp. 23 24)
1. If CBS had been more involved in the production of the performance would the courts
decision have been different?
I believe that if CBS would have had a different approach, and had been more invol
Compare the following two cases: (Pay special attention to the
outcomes -focus on who bears the burden of proof in EEO claims)
Case 4.1 McDonnell Douglas Corp. v. Green (pp. 116-118)
1)What should a court do at the time of trial to prevent injust
on April 7, 1964, the dominant architecture was established and will doubtlessly remain to run
legacy applications "forever given the trillions of dollars of software and data that this
Small or minimal computers priced between $60,000 to