Intentional Torts and Business Torts (Chapter 5)
Negligence and Strict Liability (Chapter 6)
Distinction between torts, crimes, and contracts.
a) O.J. Simpson's alleged killing of Nicole Brown Simpson as an example of one
activity possibly being a tort, c
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility (Chapter 2)
a) Definition - principles that may or may not be enforceable (based on what is right or
wrong) that govern conduct.
a.i) Errors of commission wrongful action.
a.ii)Errors of omission wrongf
Constitutional, Statutory, Administrative, and Common Law (Chapter 4)
a) U.S. Constitution is the most authoritative U.S. law.
b) Constitutional sources of power.
b.i) Commerce clause.
Congress has the power to regulate comm
Chapter 2 Study Guide Questions
1. What is the definition of Ethics?
2. What is Utilitarian Ethics?
3. What is Deontological Ethics?
4. What is the difference between the utilitarian and deontological philosophies, and
which one would better support adher
Chapter 1 Study Questions
1. What is the Supreme law of the land?
2. What is Federalism?
3. What are the three branches of the federal government, what article of the U.S.
Constitution created each branch, and what their powers are?
4. Why do the branches
Chapter 3 Study Questions
1. The process of resolving disputes in court is called _.
2. Resolving disputes out of court, through formal or informal processes is called
3. What are the two methods of alternative dispute resolution?
4. What is the primar
Chapter 6 Study Questions
1. Negligence is the _ tort because it concerns harm that arises by
2. Who do we owe a Duty of Care to?
3. What is a trespasser?
4. What is a Licensee?
5. What is an Invitee?
6. What is a breach of duty of care?
Chapter 8 Study Questions
1. What is the definition of Exports?
2. What is the definition of Imports?
3. Why does the United States have a trade deficit, and why is that a bad thing?
4. The Arms Export Controls Act does what?
5. Is it possible to import a
Chapter 7 Study Questions
1. What type of wrong-doing occurs with civil cases?
2. What type of wrong-doing occurs with criminal cases?
3. In civil actions the injured person is the plaintiff and the alleged wrong-doer is the
defendant. In criminal cases,
Chapter 4 Study Questions
1. The Constitution is a series of _?
2. What is Separation of Powers and how is each branch of government a check on
other branches of the government?
3. What is Federalism?
4. What Article of the Constitution created the legisl
Courts, Litigation, and Alternative Dispute Resolution (Chapter 3)
Litigation resolving a dispute via public court mechanisms. Going to court should be a
a) Litigation results are unpredictable because the law is sometimes uncertain and
Introduction to Law (Chapter 1)
a.i) Definition - principles that govern conduct that are enforceable.
a.ii)Purpose serves as the foundation of a civilized society.
Protects societal and individual rights.
Crime (Chapter 7)
a) Cross reference to the notes on Business Torts/Distinctions between torts, crimes,
b) Purposes of criminal law.
Deterrence - specific and gener
Sales and Product Liability (Chapter 13)
Sales means sales of goods.
Goods are property with the following two characteristics.
Tangible - property with physical existence that has value in and of
Movable - proper
Introduction to Contracts (Chapter 9)
Contract Impediments (Chapter 10)
Conclusion to Contracts (Chapter 11)
Practical Contracts (Chapter 12)
a) Definition - agreement enforceable by the courts.
b.i) As to formation.
International Law (Chapter 8)
Importance of international law.
a) Our lives incorporate international products.
a.i) Breakfast example.
Primary products such as orange juice (US and Brazil), milk
(Indiana), cocoa puffs (South America or Africa), h
Negotiable Instruments (Chapter 14)
a) Holder in due course of negotiable commercial paper has more rights than person
who made the original contract (substitute for money).
a.i) Commercial paper.
Chapter 5 Study Questions
1. What is a tort?
2. What is an intentional tort?
3. What is an element and why is it necessary in analyzing legal cases?
4. What five torts are considered intentional torts?
5. What is actual malice?
6. What is the remedy for p