Why am I in college?
There are so many reasons on why I am going to college, but two of the most
important reasons on why are sports (wrestling) and the knowledge you get from the
years of experience in college.
Firstly, I started wrestling my freshman ye
Business Law 301 Consideration
Exchange of legal value; doing something or refraining from doing something for the benefit of the other party.
A contract or agreement that lacks valid consideration is unenforceable.
Bilateral contract: a pro
Business Law 301 Negligence
A person is negligent when he or she fails to exercise ordinary care, when, without intending to do any harm, he or she
does something or fails to do something under circ
Conley v. Gibson (1957)- At this early stage, it makes no sense to require a party to already prove their case to the
degree that would be required later in the process. The Court here made clear that notice pleading is the pr
City of Arlington v Federal Communications, 2013
- Issue: Whether an agency's interpretation of a statutory ambiguity that concerns the scope of its
regulatory authority is entitled to deference under Chevron.
Legislative Act: Telecommunications Act of 19
General Principles of Contracts
A. Hendley's Exam Chcklist
1) Is this a U.C.C (goods) or common law (other) transaction?
a) Bonebrake rule: if the transaction involves a mix of goods and
services, look to which is the
Property Final Outline
1. The Nature of Property
a. Concerned about legal relations among people with respect to controlling or disposing of certain assets
b. Property involves a bundle of rights/bundle of sticks-> we can disa
Depositions are factual battleground where the vast majority of litgation actually takes place. Rule 30.
serving notice of time and place on a non institutional party-deponent, with copies to other parties to
the action, is typically sufficient.
Truth in Sentencing Maximum Penalties:.3
LEGISLATIVE AND JUDICIAL FUNCITONS.3
2. The Role of Judge and Jury.4
Burden of Persuasion:.6
2. Provocation (939.44) *MPC.9
Second-degree Intentional Homicide- 940.05(1).11
3. Allocation of Burden of Per
A. In your own words, define revenues/ Explain how revenues are different from gains.
Revenue is the gross income received by an entity from its normal business activities before any
expenses have been deducted. Income may be received as cash or cash equi
Civil Procedure: Meyn Fall 2015
The American Courts
- Rule 2: There is one form of action: the Civil Action
- Subject matter jurisdiction: the authority to hear the type of dispute at issue
State courts have BROAD Subject Matter Jurisdiction
Personal jurisdiction examines the relationship between the court and the parties, protecting the rights
of defendants grounded in the due process clause found in 5 th and 14th Amendemnet.
Traditional formulation of personal jurisdiction
Pennoyer v. Nef
Common Law Judge-made case law (Baby M)
Restatement (second) of contracts available for consultation; only precedent if made by court
Statutory Law - Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)
Adopted in whole or in part b
194 * Friedrich‘Diirrenmatt:Fictions
She handed him a glass of Pernod. V
“Everyone’s drinking milk,” he muttered. “The cycling fans and now your
“What can little guys like us do,” Auguste said, still in his maillotjaune,
rubbing his shimmering
1. Classify each indorsement
a. David to Matthew
When David writes his check to Matthew as payable to the order of Matthew, he is
creating a special indorsement, because he is specifically identifying the person to whom
the instrument is to be payable to.
What type of instrument is this?
This instrument is a draft. More specifically it is a time draft, because the time for payment is
indicated on the draft. A draft is an order to pay and involves three parties: the party who orders
the payment (drawer), th
Case 5: Corporations
Which of the following statements concerning cumulative preferred stock is correct? Why
is this correct? Why are the others not correct?
Answer (d) is correct. Preferred stock represents a contribution to capital, and just like common
Disparity in Jury Selection Process
This essay will focus on the cases and process that have helped to control the systematic
discrimination of the courts. Further, the essay will seek to discuss how jury nullificatio
Comparative Literature 203
Law and Literature
Monday/Wednesday 12:05 p.m. to 12:55 p.m.Social Science 5206
Ralph Grunewald, Ph.D., LL.M.
Office: 2408 Sterling Hall, 475 N. Charter Street
Office Hours: Tuesday, noon to 2 p.m. or by appointment
[II] Gender Roles and the Law
Women were not allowed to serve on a jury
No female representation
concentrating on the external deed and the visible evidence,
practitioners of human justice (the law is the law)
Law and Literature
(1) System [past]
Actions (like killing)
Justified by written (positive)
(4) But: retroactive
punishment if rules
humanity (aka natural
The Merchant of Venice
[I] Reality and fiction of the merry
A contract is an agreement between two or
more parties to do, not do, or promise
something. Something is being exchanged
= Meeting of