Court Systems, Court Jurisdiction, & Functions Jurisdiction,
State Court System Trial Courts
State Court System Trial Courts
INTERNATIONAL SHOE CO. v. STATE OF WASHINGTON ET AL. No. 107 SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES 326 U.S. 310; 66 S. Ct. 154; 90 L. Ed. 95; 1945 U.S. LEXIS 1447; 161 A.L.R. 1057 November 14, 1945, Argued December 3, 1945, Decided PRIOR HISTORY: APPEAL FROM
WORLD-WIDE VOLKSWAGEN CORP. ET AL. v. WOODSON, DISTRICT JUDGE OF CREEK COUNTY, OKLAHOMA, ET AL. No. 78-1078 SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES 444 U.S. 286; 100 S. Ct. 559; 62 L. Ed. 2d 490; 1980 U.S. LEXIS 65 October 3, 1979, Argued January 21, 1980, Dec
The Litigation Process
The Adversarial System
Adversarial System: parties are largely in control of their own case; they conduct the research, argue legal doctrines, etc. Inquisitorial System: judges and public servants take leading roles in disputes an
Restatement of Torts 2d 652A. General Principle
(1) One who invades the right of privacy of another is subject to liability for the resulting harm to the interests of the other. (2) The right of privacy is invaded by: (a) unreasonable intrusion upon the s
LEB HW #4
1. Forgive and forget: People will let us down and we will let others down. Build bridges and dont hold grudges- it
only ends up hurting you more in the long run. One of the most powerful things you can do for own healing is to
Chapter 9: Intellectual Property Law
LEB HW #5
1. Do you think Abramoffs success as a lobbyist supports the idea that
politicians are corrupt or easily corruptible?
I think that generalizations are very dangerous. To assume that all
politicians are corrupt would not be fair. Jack
Homework Assignment 3
1. Why do you think studies show that no single factor has a bigger impact on the ethicality of a
company's culture than the personal examples set by firm leaders?
The ethicality of company leaders plays a huge role in de
Chapter 10- The Nature & Classification of Contracts
Contracts in General
o What is a contact?
An agreement between two parties
An exchange of promises
o Why are contracts important?
Everyone will sign a contract in their life span
Chapter 8- The Law of Torts
(b) A person commits an offense if he: (1) intentionally or knowingly causes the death of an
19.04. MANSLAUGHTER. (a) A person commits an offense if he recklessly causes the death of an individual.
Civil v. Criminal Law
Who is Wronged
Criminal: Society Civil: another individual or business
You can be civilly and criminally punished for the You
same act same
Burden of Proof
Criminal: Beyond a reasonable doubt Civil: Preponderance
What is Intellectual Property?
Any property created by the intellectual, creative process
Why do we have IP law?
w/o people would lose incentive to create and innovate IP laws required by World Trade Orga
Intellectual Property Trademarks & Patents Corresponding Reading Assignment: Text: Pages 242 top of 254; 256 259; bottom 263 top 269; 273 - 278 1. Trademarks a. Definition: b. Trademark Infringement: i. Is intent to infringe required? c. Related Marks
Intellectual Property Copyright Law Corresponding Reading Assignment: Text: 260 top of 261; 298 312 1. Intellectual Property a. Definition:. b. Purpose of IP Law:
2. Copyrights Background info a. Rights granted:
b. Term of copyright protection: i. Most co
DEREK A. ARDITO, et al. v. CITY OF PROVIDENCE, et al. C.A. No. 03-155T UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF RHODE ISLAND 263 F. Supp. 2d 358; 2003 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 8858; 19 I.E.R. Cas. (BNA) 1838 May 27, 2003, Decided Introduction The plaintif