Pg. 698: Monday, be prepared to figure out the differences btwn independent contractors or an
employee. (Case Problem #2)
*Title7: >15 employees in order to be covered by discriminatory laws
*Independent contractors are not covered by Title
Business Law 2361
April 12, 2017
In business law, we have a few laws that help protect not only ourselves but also our businesses.
Although they werent always around, laws like intentional and business torts
Compromise In The Constitution
Separation of Powers
Federal government is divided into three branches:
Executive, Legislative, and Judicial
Each branch is independent and equal.
Each is a balance to the power of the others
Federalism-the national gover
15 multiple choice and 10 short answer questions
Study the end of the chapter multiple choice questions
She sends the answers for them
*Study the review short answers for test*
General Complaints (motion, petition-state)
Then you get serviced or served
CH1. Civil law-regulates the rights and duties between parties. Common law- judge made law. Criminal law- prohibits certain behavior.
Defendant- party being sued. Jurisprudence- the philosophy of law. Plaintiff- party who is suing. Precedent- the tendency
Exam 2 Outline
1. Intentional Torts
a. Defamation- concerns false statements that harm someones reputation.
Written defamation is called libel. Oral defamation is called Slander. Four elements to
win defamation case are: Defamatory Sta
Absolute privilege A witness testifying in a court or legislature may never be sued for defamation.
Accord and satisfaction A completed agreement to settle a debt for less than the sum claimed.
Act Any action that a party was not legally required to take
Exam 1 Outline
1. Three Important ideas about Law
a. Power- The reach of the law is around everything we do, especially at work.
Laws for example, Contract Laws, Property Laws, Employment, and Administrative
Laws. During the course of
Adhesion contracts Standard form contracts prepared by one party and presented to the other on a take it or leave it
basis. (When the contract is presented to a consumer who has no ability to bargain)
Bailment Giving possession and control of personal pro
EXAM 2: 10/20/15
EXAM 2 REVIEW, Ch. 6- 7
NOTE: Not all questions are addressed in this review but the ones which are not
included were pointed out in class as important to know.
The last exam included one common question and this one