Chapter 1 Notes
Selfie due Sunday at midnight.
Chapter 1 Quiz will be in class next Wednesday.
Three ways to apply the law:
1) Personal Food regulations, traffic laws, property rights.
2) Business Zoning ordinances, s
Case: Kelo v. City of New London
Facts: 2000, the city of New London approved a development plan to create 1000
jobs in effort to increase tax and revenues and to revitalize the economy. the city
purchased property but a few owners refused to sell their p
Case: Lucy v. Zehmer (1954)
Facts: Plaintiffs wanted to purchase Ferguson farm from Zehmers for at least 8
years. Lucy went to Zehmers house and they both drank whiskey. Lucy made offer of
$50,000 for the farm and defendant bet Lucy wouldn
Case: Alexander v. Lafayette Crime Stoppers, Inc. (2010)
Facts: In the summer of 2002, several south Louisiana women had been murdered
and Task Force was established to investigate these murderers. The murderer is
referred to as South Loui
Case: Thelma Agnes Smith V. David Phillip Riley (2002)
Facts: Plaintiff, Thelma Agnes Smith lived with defendant David Phillip out of
wedlock for several years. Relationship ended, she sued the defendant, seeking to
enforce two written agr
Chapter 2 Notes
Unethical Behavior in our World
1. Enron Example 2.1
2. Martha Stewart Example 2.2
3. Other Examples?
A federal statute that placed an onus on upper management to monitor close
Case: Hamilton v. State Farm Insurance
Facts: Hurricane hit Hamiltons home, couple provided State farm with several
documents and submitted an insurance claim. Refused State farm or insurer to
Issues: Couple refused to allow reps from Stat