Need to have Constitution to establish rule of law/system of
Rule of law: the restriction of the arbitrary exercise of power by
subordinating it to well-defined and established laws.
We the People of th
The 10 Amendment
Freedom of religion, speech, press, assembly, and petition.
Right to keep and bear arms.
Soldiers cannot stay in people houses without their consent.
Freedom from unreasonable search
Case Citation: Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts, 129 S. Ct. 2527 (2009)
Facts: The state of Massachusetts tried and convicted Melendez-Diaz for the possession and
distribution of cocaine. Upon the arrest of Luis Melendez-Diaz, law enforcement officers
1.) TRADEMARK INFRINGEMENT- is the unlawful use of a protected name, logo, trademark, or
servicemark that causes a likelihood of confusion upon purchase of the products or services that
contain the similar mark.
TRADEMARK DILUTION- s
Chapter 35Questions For Review
1.) Discuss the meaning of the following terms:
a. A secured transaction is when a debtor acquires a loan from a creditor in
which the creditor obtains a security interest in the collateral that the debtor
has offered in ret
Chapter 34Questions For Review
1. Discuss the meaning of the following terms:
a. A debtor is an individual who borrows money in which must be repaid.
b. A creditor is an individual, or an entity, to whom a debt is owed.
c. A lien provides security for a c
Chapter 33Questions For Review
1.) The ADEA is the Age Discrimination Employment Act an act passed by
Congress in an attempt to dissolve employer discrimination based on age.
2.) The ADEA protects employees from age discrimination who are at least
Chapter 32Questions For Review
1.) The role of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is to inspect discrimination
claims made by employees in reference to their employer to decide if the case is worth taking to
2.) Title VII of the Civil Righ
Chapter 31Questions For Review
1.) Explain briefly each of the following acts passed by Congress:
a. FLSA- Fair Labor Standards Act governs minimum wage standards,
overtime pay standards, and child labor standards.
b. OSHA- Occupational Safety and Health
Chapter 30Questions For Review
1.) The duties that an agent has to a principal include; the duty to avoid any
conflict of interest, the duty to perform as outlined in the agency agreement,
the duty to account for any profits received on behalf of the prin
Chapter 29Questions For Review
1.) The purpose of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 was to stop accounting
fraud and reduce the risks for investors in relation to accounting fraud.
2.) The duties of the PCAOB include; making sure that public accounting
Questions for review chapter 3
1: The formalism approach is saying that the person should act the
way they believe along with everyone else.
2: The consequentialism approach is when the consequence outweighs
the actual action.
3: I believe more in the con
Questions for review chapter 1
1: The constitutions had 6 purposes which are to form a more perfect
union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for
common defense, promote general welfare, and to secure blessings of
liberty to ourselves
Chapter 1-United States Constitution and its Purpose
Form a more perfect union
Insure Domestic Tranquility
Provide for the Common Defense
Promote the General Welfare
Secure the blessings of lib
Chapter 27 - Securities Law: Issuances of Securities
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
Created by the Securities Act of 1934
Duties are to monitor securities markets
Definition of a "Security"
Very Broad (can include
Chapter 7-Litigation Process
Before moving to litigation costs and benefits must be weighed
Person must be indicted by grand jury or have preliminary hearing
Grand Jury-group of citizens
Arraignment-when defendant comes befor
Chapter 11-Intentional Torts
Tort-a wrongful act that causes harm to another person or their property (a civil
Three types: Intentional, negligent, and strict liability
Must have intent, actions, and cause of harm/dama
Chapter 30 - Agency
I. Agent, Principal
a. employees are agents of employer
b. employee v. independent contractor
c. principal may ratify an agents transaction even if transaction is outside the scope of agents
II. Agents duties to the Principal
Chapter 9-Criminal Law and the Constitution
Must have a warrant
Not be unreasonable
A law enforcement officer must have reasonable
grounds to believe you committed a crime
2 Law enforcement is afforded some r
Chapter 4-Supremacy, Commerce, Full Faith, and Credit Clause
Federal law is supreme to State in a conflict
Congress has the right to regulate interstate commerce, states do not (a
state cannot make a regulation that cau
Chapter 22- Sole Proprietorships and Business Formation Issues in General
Issues common to all businesses and business entities
Business License (get it from the city in which you live or county if not in an
Insurance (in most cases)