Chapter 7 - Contracts
acceptance An agreement to the amount offered for certain services or products. Acceptance may be
verbal, written, or implied by action.
accord See Accord and satisfaction.
accord and satisfaction An agreement to accept performance t
Constitutional Bases for
The power of the Supreme Court and other courts of appeal to decide cases that have been tried in a
lower court and appealed.
The state of being
Chapter 5 - Agency
The express or implied power of an agent to act for and bind a principal to agreements entered into
by an agent.
A relationship in which one person (the agent) acts for or represents another person (the principal
Chapter 3 Sources of
Law, Courts and
A written or printed declaration or statement of facts, made voluntarily, and confirmed by the oath
or affirmation of the party making it, taken before a person having authority to administ
assumption of risk
The expressed or implied consent by plaintiff to defendant to take the chance of injury from a known
and appreciated risk.
The doctrine by which a court reduces damages awarded to an injur
Chapter 9 Torts
In defamation cases, the right of the defendant to publish with impunity a statement known by the
defendant to be false.
Proof that but for the defendant's negligent conduct the plaint
A trademark that is a real word whose ordinary meaning has nothing to do with the trademarked
The best way the inventor knows of making an invention at the time of filing the patent appli
Chapter 8 Sales,
Licensing, and ECommerce
An agreement to the amount offered for certain services or products. Acceptance may be verbal,
written, or implied by action.
An unfair type of contract by which sellers offer goods or
The presiding official at an administrative proceeding who has the power to issue an order resolving the
law judge (ALJ) legal dispute.
Standard for judicial review of an admin
A defined contribution pension plan funded with contributions by the participants or a combination of
participant and employer contributions.
A collective bargaining unit in which the employees