Business Law- Study guide- What is law and Categories
WHAT IS LAW?
A set of rules that is enforced and/or recognised by the courts, administrative
bodies or other organs of state.
What is different about English Law?
Slow evolution has led to an untidy sy
Limits, Alternatives, and Choices: ANSWER KEY
Multiple Choice Questions
1. For economists, the word "utility" means:
A. versatility and flexibility.
C. pleasure or satisfaction.
2. In economics, the pleasure,
April 17, 2016
Module 7 Assignment:
What is the most important thing you learned in this course that can help you better compete in
the increasingly globalized world?
The most important thing I learned that could help me better compete in t
Danitra R. Sumner
Professor Jane Rowe
September 11, 2016
Hill, Forbes. "The President's Message of November 3, 1969." Foss, Sonja. Rhetorical Criticism. Long
Grove, IL: Waveland Press, 2009. 30-41.
How can we help local
we obtain contact information?
Create a listing of their needs.
Share their stories
Provide financial advisory
Keep Veterans off the streets
Write a letter & say Thank
April 3, 2016
Module 6 Assignment: Expatriate Failure
Based on Tungs study of the three regions, which region has relatively high recall rate, and
which has relatively low recall rate?
US Multinations have a high recall rate and Europe has
Section #: 15105
The two main strategic problems Robin Hood faced include trying to have ambidexterity,
and trying to have a good triple bottom. Robin Hood is trying to use what they already had in the forest,
Name: Sumner, Danitra
Instructions: For each key term below (a) provide a definition in your own words using
complete sentences like big boys and girls, (b) an example of that particular key term on the
Internet with URL, and (c
Business Law- Study guide- Human Rights Act, EU Law
HUMAN RIGHTS ACT 1998
This is an extremely important statute which came into force in October 2000. It
makes the European Convention on Human Rights binding in the UK.
For more information about the intr
Business Law- Study guide- Civil Law, English law, and European law
The primary purpose of the civil law
provide rules by which individual can govern their own relationships.
example in divorce the husband and wife are free to reach their own ag
Business Law- Study guide- What is a contract
WHAT IS A CONTRACT?
A contract is a legally binding agreement between two or more parties.
The law will enforce an agreement provided the following are satisfied:
there has been an agreement (offer and accepta
Business Law- Study guide- Supreme Court and House of lords
Highest court in the UK
Came into operation on 1st October 2009
Same function as old House of Lords
Currently has 12 Justices (only 1 female) who all bar 1 were previously the
Business Law- Study guide- Civil and high Courts
Limited civil jurisdiction (e.g. non-payment of council tax), and hears family
matters (when known as Family Proceedings Court) such as non contentious
divorces and maintenan
Business Law- Study guide- The Courts System
THE COURTS SYSTEM
The UK has a system of courts that forms a hierarchy.
decisions of the higher courts are binding on the courts below and the higher
courts can overrule the lower courts.
The court in which a c
Business Law- Study guide- Secondary Legislation
What is delegated legislation?
Acts of Parliament lay down a basic framework of the law in a particular area.
Delegated legislation is legislation which sets out the detailed rules rel
Business Law- Study guide- Public, Private, and subdivisions of law
Private Law matters - seen as matters for individuals themselves to regulate
without interference from the State
the State simply provides the mechanism for deciding the issues and enforc
Business Law- Study guide- Consideration
What is consideration?
In Currie v Misa (1875), consideration was defined as something that constitutes
a benefit to one party or a detriment to another.
The House of Lords in Dunlop v Selfridge (1915) approved Sir
Business Law- Study guide- Legislation
Legislation is the term used to describe law made by Parliament. It is divided
into primary legislation and secondary legislation. These two types of legislation
are created in different ways.