Campbell v. Robinson
In 2005, Campbell and Robinson got engaged to one another
yet in 2006 the wedding was postponed and then cancelled.
Robinson refused to return the engagement ring back to
Campbell and therefore he sued saying that the ring wa
Anna is 88 years old and under the legal guardianship of her daughter. One day Anna receives a call from health insurance salesman and purchases a $400/month MedaGap insurance policy. C. This contract is void. Fay age 17 orders a pair of skis on the
Case briefing 2
This is a corporation liability litigation case where Appellee is Sea
Land (SL) service and an appellant is owner of dissolved Pepper
Source (PS) business. It was occurred during 1988, when SL (an
ocean carrier) filled a lawsuit aga
Acceptance Alexander v. Lafayette crime stoppers
Facts: Here the plaintiff is Dianne Alexander while defendant is Lafayette crime stoppers. The
plaintiffs brought suit for specific performance against the defendants for failure to pay them
In Re Zappos.com Inc.
Facts: Zappos.com was hit by security breach during the year of 2012. The website was hacked
for the purpose to steal personal information of shoppers. Aftermath of incident caused several
lawsuits from unhappy customers
Case briefing 11
EEOC v. ABERCROMBIE & FITCH STORES, INC
Facts: This is EEOC charge bought by Samantha Elauf, a practicing Muslim against
Abercrombie and Fitch store for rejecting her application because of her head scarf which
was against company looks p
Case brief 9
Teresa Harris v. Forklift systems, INC
Facts: This is the case on harassment of employee on basis of gender.
The employee filed title VII action stating that conduct of the employer
was abusive. Harris was the employee of Forklift system whos
Case brief 8
Price Water House v Ann Hopkins
Facts: Ann Hopkins who was senior manager officer at Price water
house was proposed for partnership. She was neither offered nor
denied for the participation but instead her candidacy for kept hold
Case brief 7
Patience OYOYO and Dr Kevin Oyoyo v. BAYLOR HEALTH
Facts: This was the second EEOC charge files by patience Oyoyo and
her husband alleging that she had been terminated on retaliation for
having filed discrimination charge. Oyoyo
Case briefing 10
Nadiya WILLIAMSBOLDWARE v. DENTON COUNTY, TEXAS
Facts: Nadiya Williams boldware bought Title VII hostile environment and 1981 claims against
county, county district attorneys office, and three assistant district attorneys. She was hired a
Case briefing 12
Michael NERO, Appellee, v. INDUSTRIAL MOLDING CORPORATION,
Facts: Former employee Michael Nero file civil law suit against former employer under Family and Medical
Leave Act (FMLA) and Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Mich
In Re Zappos Inc.
In 2012, a hacker hacked into the Zappos website in an effort to obtain the
personal account information of Zappos shoppers.
After releasing news of the breach, Zappos faced numerous lawsuits from
Alexander v. Lafayette Crime Stoppers Inc.
In the summer of 2002, a task force was established to investigate a
series of murders, which were believed to be committed by the
same person who was referred to as the South Louisiana Serial
Kelo v. City of New London
The City of New London approved an integrated development plan designed to
create in excess of 1,000 jobs, to increase tax and other revenues, and to revitalize an
economically distressed city.
In carrying out this plan,
Pache v. Aviation Volunteer Fire Co.
Mr. Pache was the fire chief of the Aviation Volunteer Fire Company, which
serves several neighborhoods in the Bronx.
Mr. Pache suffered a fatal heart attack at the scene of a fire, so his widow
applied for Wo
Lucy v. Zehmer
Plaintiffs Lucy had wanted to purchase Ferguson Farm from the Zehmers for
at least eight years.
Lucy stopped by the farm one night and said that Zehmer wouldnt accept
$50,000, then Zehmer replied that Lucy wouldnt pay $50,000 for t
BLAW Chapter 1
The Law in our world
1. Movies and TV influence our opinions
2. Justices and law are hallmarks of a free society in todays world
3. No one person can possibly know the entire body of law
Applications of the Law
1. Personal- f
Test 3- Review
I. The Court System
A. Established by federal and state constitutions
B. Jurisdiction - the authority a court has to hear and decide cases
1. Original Jurisdiction- what is the court that can first hear this case (trial court)
Case brief 6
This is civil lawsuit of Equal employment opportunity commission (EEOC) where
plaintiff is Patience Oyoyo a claims analyst in claims management department and
defendant was the Baylor healthcare Inc. where she worked. Debbie outlaw, he
Alexander v. LCS
Supreme Court of Louisiana (2010)
- Alexander was attacked by an individual who was eventually charged as the
South Louisiana Serial Killer.
- Lafayette Crime Stoppers had posted a reward for information, a way in whic
Chapter 1: The importance of cost information. Chapters 2 & 3: Projecting (estimating) cost and revenue information.
Chapter 4: Actual Cost Determination (note that fixed costs will once again cause the most challenging issues).
1. Chapter 1 emphasized costs that are part of inventory (product costs) vs. costs that are not part of your product (period costs). 2. Chapter 2 emphasized cost behavior (predicting how costs will change).
$160,000 $140,000 $120,0
September 26, 2016
Walmart is one of the largest companies in the United States, with revenues of over $300
billion in 2005. This company has a focus on delivering customer value through low-prices and
Russki Adventure Case
In the Russki Adventure Case, there are three partnership alternatives to be discussed.
The first option that Guy Crevasse and Andrei Kakov had was to accept the partnership offer
with Extreme Dreams and have a joint venture between
Harris vs. Forklift Systems, Inc.
Supreme Court of the United States, 1993 114 S.Ct. 367 (1993)
- Teresa Harris, the manager at Forklift Systems, was repeatedly insulted by
the president of Forklift Systems, Charles Hardy.
- In front of other emplo
Mary Kay Inc. vs. Claudine Woolf
Court of Appeals of Texas, Dallas, 2004 146 S.W.3d 813 (2004).
- Mary Kay manufactures cosmetics and enters into contractual relationships with
individuals who purchase those cosmetics. The majority of those purchas
G E O R G E S T- S H I RT S C A S E
George Lassiter makes t-shirts for special events such as concerts.
The upcoming concert presents an opportunity for George t
Europe vs. The United States
HRM in Europe:
- Is less dependent than the United States
- Companies have less autonomy and freedom of action
- Trade unionism is more important
- The social partners have more influence
- Legal regulations are more important
Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services, Inc.
United States Supreme Court 523 U.S. 75, 118 S. CT. 998 (1998)
- Joseph Oncale filed a suit against Sundowner Offshore Services, Inc., his
employer, saying that other men on the job had sexually harassed
CH 9: Ethics
Ethics is the study of what constitutes right or wrong behavior.
Studying business ethics is important for profit maximization and the rise of
o The corporation came to be viewed as a citizen that was expected to
Simkin v. Blank
Court of Appeals of New York, 2012 19 N.Y.3D 46 (2012).
- Simkin and Blank got a divorce in 2006 and separated their $13.5 million in
- $5.4 million worth was Simkins that was invested in the Madoff scheme.
- Simkin then tho
Kelo vs. New London
Supreme Court of Connecticut, 545 U.S. 469 (2005).
- In 2000, the City of New London approved and began to implement a development plan
that involved using its authority to seize private property to sell to private developers. T
CH 3: Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Judicial Branch in charge of interpreting the law and deciding if
constitutional: called judicial review
Basic Judicial Requirements
o The power to speak the law is the literal meaning of the
CH 1: The Legal Environment
Primary sources of law, or sources that establish the law, include the
o The U.S. Constitution and the constitutions of the various states.
o Statutory lawincluding laws passed by Congress, state legislatures,
CH 28: Employment, Immigration, and Labor Law
Employment at will
Employment at will- either party may terminate the employment relationship at any
time and for any reason unless doing so would violate an employees statutory or