Chapter 16: Employment, Immigration and Labor Law
Employment at will: common law where either party can end employment relationship
any time for any reason (except for contract or statute)
Agency: relationship between agent who agrees to represent the pri
The Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) is an administrative agency. Like other administrative
agencies, the SEC was established to
Perform a specific function.
A plaintiff is a person against whom a lawsuit is brought.
Stare decisis is a doctrine
Beachside City enacts an ordinance that bans the distribution of all printed materials on city streets.
Carl opposes the city's latest "revenue-enhancing" measure and wants to protest by distributing
handbills. In his suit against the city, a court would
How judges apply the law to specific disputes may depend in part on their personal philosophical
Common law is a term for the law that is known to most of us.
In Ben v. City Car Dealership, a state supreme court held that a minor could c
Martin, a U.S. citizen, feels that a recently enacted federal law is unfair. He assembles a group of
friends and they write a petition to the government. Martin and friends then stand quietly in front of
the White House with signs declaring their belief t
In a country with a federal form of government, the national government and the states share
Savers Mart, Inc., distributes its merchandise to retail outlets on an interstate basis. Under the
commerce clause, Congress has the power t
Fraud occurs only when there is reliance on a statement of opinion.
Liz trespasses on Mega Corporation's property. Through the use of reasonable force, Mega's
security guard Ned detains Liz until the police arrive. Mega is liable for
none of the cho
Federal administrative agencies can regulate beyond the powers granted by enabling legislation.
Congress leaves it to the Bureau of Prisons to oversee the promulgation of detailed regulations in
areas under the agency's jurisdiction. This is
Hua, a resident of Illinois, owns a warehouse in Indiana. A dispute arises over the ownership of the
warehouse with Jac, a resident of Kentucky. Jac files a suit against Hua in Indiana. Regarding this
suit, Indiana has
in rem jurisdiction.
The U.S Constitution is the supreme law of the United States.
A federal law that conflicts with the U.S Constitution will be deemed unconstitutional.
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is a government agency that issues rules, orders, and
A criminal case must be proved beyond a reasonable doubt.
Thinking about killing someone constitutes the crime of attempted murder.
Vladimir is a "payday" lender charged with filing false claims in bankruptcy proceedings against his
Class 2B: Constitutional Law
Class 2B Agenda
In the News
Historical local case
5 quiz questions today worth 2 points each
Discussion Question (points either way)
Does the city of Eugene have the right to
limit the number and types
Class 2A: Courts and ADR
In the News
2 Channels for Settling Disputes
The Court System
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
In the News: US Womens Soccer and
5 female soccer players on World Cup winning
team are accusing
Class 3A Agenda
Monday Quiz #1 Reminder
Supreme Court Hearing
Debrief and To Do
* 5 clicker questions today worth 2 points each
Monday Quiz #1
Due tonight at midnight
34 questions, 68 points
Chapters 1, 2, Friedman article, and ethics
Welcome to BE325
Global, Legal, Social Environment of
Class 1 Agenda
Case of Maria Elena
Ethical decision making
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Todays questions wi
Class 2 Agenda
In the News
Ethics and the Law
Corporate Social Responsibility
Business and its Legal Environment
Sources of American law
Common law tradition and stare decisis
Classification of the law and legal theory
BE 325: Global, Legal, Social Environment of Business
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In this c
Employment at Will: A common law doctrine under which either party may
terminate an employment relationship at any time for any reason.
Agency: A relationship between two parties in which one party (the party)
agrees to represent or act for the
Employment at Will: A common law doctrine under which either party may terminate an
employment relationship at any time for any reason.
Agency: A relationship between two parties in which one party (the party) agrees to represent or act
Lets say you have decided to become an
entrepreneur you want to initiate and assume
the financial risk of a new enterprise.
What should you consider in deciding how to
organize your bu