Bill of Rights: the first ten of these amendments, commonly known as the Bill of
Rights, were adopted in 1791 and embody a series of protections for the individual
against various types of interference by the federal government.
Acceptance: (1) In contract law, the offerees notification to the offeror that the
offeree agrees to be bound by the terms of the offerors proposal. Although
historically the terms of acceptance had to be the mirror image of the terms of the
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Horror Films and Mass Media in the United States:
A Preliminary Analysis of Poltergeist and The Ring.
I hate television
Horror films are a particularly reviled cinematic genr
HEGGBLADE-MARGULEAS-TENNECO, INC. v. SUNSHINE BISCUIT,
59 Cal App 3d. 951
Fact: Heggblade-Marguleas-Tenneco (HMT) filed a complaint for breach of two
contracts against Sunshine Biscuit, Inc. The complaint alleged the contracts were
entered into on Oc
Chapter 4: Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business
The Supreme Body of Law
The United States recognizes the system of federalism. Federalism is the
division of power between the state and federal government.
The Constitution expl
Chapter 7 Negligence & Strict Liability
In order to prove Negligence Plaintiff must show:
1. Defendant had a duty
2. Defendant breached his duty of care
3. Defendant was the cause
4. Plaintiffs injuries / damages
Standard of Care
1. Alternative dispute resolution (ADR): The resolution of dispute in ways other than those
involved in the traditional judicial process. Negotiation, mediation, and arbitration are
forms of ADR.
2. Arbitration: The settling of a dispute by subm
Chapter 3 Court Procedures
Consulting an Attorney
Hourly fee agreement
The range in fee is $200.00 to $700.00 per hours
Flat fee There is a fixed fee for representation
Contingency Fee Fee is contingent upon recovery
Statutes of Limitations
Period of Tim
Chapter 2 The California
Superior court limited jurisdiction
Civil matters up to $25,000
Criminal matters involving infractions or misdemeanors
The small claims divisions
Civil matters up to $10,000
Plaintiff waives the right to an appeal
Coca-Cola Co. v. Koke Co. of America , 254 U.S. 143 (1920)
In 1886, John Pemberton invented a caramel-colored carbonated soft
drink. They named it Coca-Cola after two of its ingredients, coca leaves
and kola nuts. The sold and advertised the be
Moseley v. Pepco Energy Services, Inc.
In this action alleging retaliation for reporting his supervisor's activities,
including unethical conduct, misappropriation of company funds, and theft, in
violation of the Conscientious Employee Retaliation Ac
Palsgraf v. Long Island Railroad Co.
Facts: Mrs. Palsgraf (P) was standing on a Long Island Railroad (D) train platform
when two men ran to catch a train. The second man was carrying a small package
containing fireworks. He was helped aboard the trai
Market-share liability: Is a legal doctrine that allows a plaintiff to establish a prima
facie case against a group of product manufacturers for an injury caused by a product,
even when the plaintiff does not know from which defendant the
Bad Frog Brewery, Inc. vs. New York State Liquor Authority
Facts: Bad Frog Brewery, a company that sells alcoholic beverages, is associated
with its commercial label that involves a green frog giving the finger. Renaissance
Beer Company, one of Brad
(Case 6.3)Palsgraf v. Long Island Railroad Co.
Facts: Helen Palsgraf, the plaintiff was waiting for a train on the station platform. A man was
rushing to get into a train that was moving away from the platform across the tracks from
Palsgraf. The man atte
(Case 4.3) Bad Frog Brewery, Inc., vs. New York State Liquor Authority
Facts: Bad Frog Brewery, Inc. produces and sells alcoholic beverages in which their labels display
a drawing of a frog which is giving the finger. Bad frogs authorized the New York Dis
(Case 8.1) The Coca-Cola Co. v. The Koke Co. of American
Facts: The Coca-Cola Company sought to sue the Koke Company of American because their
named were very similar. This made things very difficult for others to confuse their trade mark
and trade names.
1. Bill of rights: The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution.
2. Commerce clause: The provision in Article, Section 8, of the U.S. Constitution that gives
Congress the power to regulate interstate commerce.
3. Due process clause: The pro
1. Answer: Procedurally, a defendants response to the plaintiffs complaint.
2. Brief: A formal legal document submitted by the attorney for the appellant-or the
appellee (in answer to the appellants brief) to an appellants brief outlines the fact
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Does it violate the Establishment Clause?
We know that the establishment clause prohibits the government from establishing a statesponsored religion, as well as from passing laws that p
Express warranty: created by a seller or lessor by making representation concerning
the quality, condition, description, or performance potential of the goods.
Implied warranty: one that the law derives by inference from the nature of the
Destination contract: A contract in which the seller is required to ship the goods by carrier and
deliver them at a particular destination. The seller assumes liability for any losses or damage to
the goods until they are tendered at the destin
Course of dealing: Prior conduct between the parties to a contract that establishes a common
basis for their understanding.
Course of performance: The conduct that occurs under the terms of a particular agreement;
such conduct indicates what th
Consequential Damages: Special damages that compensate for a loss that is not direct or
immediate (for example, lost profits). The special damages must have been reasonably
foreseeable at the time the breach or injury occurred in order for the
Accord and Satisfaction: An agreement for payment (or other
performance) between two parties, one of whom has a right of action
against the other. After the payment has been accepted or other
performance has been made, the "accord and satisfact
Anticipatory repudiation: An assertion or action by a party indicating that he or she will not
perform an obligation that the party is contractually obligated to perform at a future time.
Breach of contract: The failure, without legal excuse, o
Assignee - A person, to whom some right or property is assigned by another.
Assignment - A written contract for transfer of one's title, right or property to another.
Assignor - One who makes an assignment.
Delegatee: one to whom contract dutie