Exam 1 Notes:
Common Law- Law passed by the court. Can overlap statutory law when a statute is challenged (written
Statutory Law- Law passed by legislation (written law)
Questions of Law- Decided by a judge. Ex: Could the shooter be c
BLAW 3310- Test #1 KeyTerms
Chapter 5-Crime vs civil case (e.g. car running red light as an overlap). Mens rea, actus rea,
indictment, exclusionary rule, felony, misdemeanor, see list of white collar crimes at P. 120
and more (RICO), money laundering, sen
Readings for exam 2
Readings on chapter 3 and 4 material
1. As we discussed in class, many are speculating that because of the drop in cable TV
subscriptions (cord cutting) in favor of online avenues of video consumption. This will
result in broadcasting
BLAW 3310 Key Terms-Test #2
Chapter 6- Torts, negligence, see elements of negligence at P. 142, gross
negligence, duty of care, reasonable person, causation (cause in fact and
proximate cause), res ipsa loquitur, Palsgraf case at P. 14
SYLLABUS- FALL 2016
The Legal Environment of Business
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Charles D. Miller, J.D.
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BLAW 3310- Test #1 Key Terms
Chapter 1-Law, stability, predictability, social change (Plessy v Ferguson and Brown v.
Board of Education), conflict resolution. Constitution, statutes, administrative agencies,
stare decisis, legal precedent, common law.
BLAW 3310-KEY TERMS-TEST #3
Chapter 12- See Exhibit 12.3 a6 P. 326 as best guide.
proprietorships, assumed name certificate or d/b/a, liability of sole
proprietor, under respondeat superior doctrine, tax treatment, ( Social
Security 6.2% plus 1.45% f
BLAW 3310 FINAL-KEY TERMS
Chapter 9- Intellectual Property- Patent , USPTO, letters patent, federal law
only, 20 years as duration of patent, infringement ,counterfeit goods,
registration, trade name, assumed name certificate d/b/a, trademark,
Chapter 11 Review Questions
The intent to accept is objectively demonstrated by words or conduct or a combination of
Milner Developers proposed an offer to Henry Wright, an independent contractor, to hire
him for their next project. They of
Chapter 12 Review Questions
An employer states that in exchange for an employee's decades of service, the employer
will give her a $5000 bonus but then changes its mind the next day. Is there a contract for
No, because the employee provided
Chapter 13 Review Questions
James has entered into a contract to sell his house to Mikhael. James knows that the
house has a bad termite infestation that significantly reduces the value of the house.
However, the topic of termites never came up a
Chapter 1 Review Questions:
The doctrine of stare decisis states that like cases should be decided alike.
What is a statute?
Laws made and applied by judges
Laws made by Congress or a state legislature
Laws made by administrative a
Chapter 14 Review Questions
The traditional rule is that, where the consideration given a minor under a minors
contract has been lost, stolen, or dissipated, the minor can disaffirm without
compensating the adult for the loss in any way.
Which of th
Chapter 10 Review Questions
To distinguish an offer, courts first look at:
the communication to the offeree.
the definiteness of terms.
the present intent to contract.
a description of the parties involved.
Sue offers to buy a h
Chapter 15 Review Questions
When a court says that an agreement is illegal, it most likely means that the agreement:
If a statute is considered to be _, the purpose of the legislation is to protect the public against
dishonest or incompe
Test 4 Study Guide
Dr. Charles Miller
November 13, 2015 Chapter 17 The Regulatory Process
Administrative agency An authority of the government, other than legislature or court, created
to administer a particular law through delegati
Test 3 Study Guide
Dr. Charles Miller
October 19, 2015 Chapter 12
Business Organizations and Entity Selections Which format of business should I choose to set
Pg. 309 Sole Proprietor Simplest way to do business
o You are the sol
Test 2 Study Guide
September 21, 2015 Chapter 6 Negligence Accidental Things
Pg. 141 Tort Another word for wrong; A civil wrong where you deserve a remedy (money) if
you are the one who was wronged
o Most often in civil cases; v
BLAW 3310-001 Legal Ethical Business Environment
Instructor: Dr. Charles Miller
Friday August 28, 2015
4 types of Law beginning on page 5 of textbook
o 1) Constitutional Law Laws from the constitution; a relationship between the government a
Murder on a Sunday Morning PART 3
Chapters 10 and 11
Please answer the questions fully. This Assignment is worth 25 points Each Question is worth 6 points.
1. What Identification Procedure did the police use for getting the identification by Mr. Stevens o