Bart is the plaintiff in a lawsuit. After he filed the complaint, the Court
decided that he does not have standing. The fact the he does not have
a. He does not have a right to appeal the decision.
b. He must sit through the entire tria
Week 3 Reflection
The commerce clause, the supremacy clause and the preemption doctrine are
significant to businesses because they influence what a corporation can or cannot do.
They all push companies to make certain decisions when it comes to t
Essential Elements of Contract
1) AgreementA) Offer
-Seriousness of Offer
-Definiteness of Terms: Parties, Subject Matter, Time, Consideration
-Communication of Offeree
B) Acceptance- voluntary act showing assent to terms
- Mirror Image Rule
State v. Federal Courts
Monday, September 19, 2 016
STATE COURT KEY:
Trial Court: Where case is considered for the f
ACCT352 Exam 2 Notes
Week 7 Contracts: Agreement, capacity and consideration
Sources of contract law
Uniform Commercial Code Code in the united states
Contracts for sales or lease of goods
COMMON LAW (Private Law of judge to enforce law)
September 26, 2016
1. What is defamation?
False statements stated as facts that injure an individuals reputation or character. Slander is oral
defamation while libel is written.
2. What are the 2 types of defamation? Describe them.
September 8, 2016
1. Define Litigation process?
a. Method for settling disputes in a court of law using a vehicle called a trial
2. What is a complaint?
a. Filed by the plaintiff to initiate the lawsuit. It lists the parties in the lawsuit,
United States v. Jones (find on Sakai Resources)
The plaintiff(petitioner) in this case if the United States and the
defendant(respondent) is Antoine Jones. Antoine Jones was the owner of a nightclub
and was under suspicion for drug trafficking. The FBI i
1. What is Product Liability?
Liability of manufactures, sellers, lessors and others in distribution chain of prods for injuries to
consumers based on defective products
2. What is Product Liability based on Strict Liability?
Liability without fault, irre
Hertz Corp. v. Friend
The defendant is the Hertz Corporation, andthe Plaintiffs are Melinda Friend
John Nhieu. Friend and Nhieu sued Hertz on the basis that the company did
not follow Californian wage hour laws. Hertz then filed a removal to the
Introduction to Contracts Classifications, Terminology, and Formation
A Contract involves a promise, or an exchange of promises.
Contract Law in Private Enterprise
Does not need to be written or formal.
Enables private agreemen
ACCT352 Exam #2 Review
Torts meaning injury/hard
-three kinds: intentional, negligence-based, strict liability
intentional tort interntional conduct (wrongdoing/fault)
-assault (the threat, doesnt have to be actual injury) vs battery (unconsented
Monetary = Damages = $
$ = Legal
Non-Monetary = Court
Order = Equitable
Specific Performance Injunctio
n = Prohibitive or
Mandatory Restitution Rescissi
No damages for emotional distress due
ACCT352 Test #2 Prep
Chapter 5: Intentional Torts and Negligence
Tort a civil wrong, recognized by law as grounds for a lawsuit, that
can be remedied by awarding damages
Provide reliefs for the damages incurred
Act to deter others from commit
ACCT352 Exam #1 Prep
The Two Types of Law:
a. Civil Law redresses wrongs committed against another though
b. Criminal Law redresses wrongs committed against another (i.e. a
crime) by punishing the wrongdoer
ACCT352 Fall 2015
Very little of Ch.1 will be on the Exam, just browse the slides
What differentiates civil and criminal law are the consequences?
Two Types of Law
Civil redresses wrongs committed against another though monetary
Food for Thought:
A Collection of Quotes Concerning Law
Law is a pledge that citizens of a state will do justice to one another.
Aristotle, 322 B.C.E.
"The purpose of law is to prevent the strong always having their way."
Ovid, 25 B.C.E.
COURTS AND JURISDICTION
The right to "speak the law".
To hear a case, a court must have two types of jurisdiction:
1. Jurisdiction over the Subject Matter (the legal issues involved in the dispute)
2. Jurisdiction over
THE MAGNA CARTA
Magna Carta- The Great Charter
The Magna Carta was signed by the English King John (nicknamed John Softsword by
the general population who considered him a coward) in 1215 at Runnymede, England. It
is regarded as one of the most importa
Virgin Music v. Nathaniel, Inc.
The plaintiff is Virgin Music and the defendant is Nathaniel, Inc. The plaintiff is
accusing the defendant of copyright infringement and using seven
copyrighted songs for public performances and not gaining permission form
1. United States v. Jones ( find on Sakai Resources)
The plaintiff is United States and the defendant (respondent) is Antoine Jones. Antoine
Jones was the owner of a nightclub and was under suspicion for drug trafficking. The FBI
installed cameras facing
Head to Head Game
To simplify, clarify, and modernize the law governing commercial
transactions, the UCC permits the use of "open terms" in sales contracts. In
the use of "open terms," which of the following is true?
a. The court w
Federal Trade Comminsion
Federal Agency that deals with sales advertising
Investigates and enforces consumer laws
Hearings and Appeals for violations
- misleading Information and adve
The Last Student
Answer questions for fabulous prizes
Question 1 F
Elizabeth worked as a salesperson in a
carpet store. She was in the process of
divorcing her husband and needed some
money. Elizabeth sold her wedding ring.
Elizabeth is consider
If a court awards nominal damages it will generally:
a. award compensatory damages as well.
b. not make a determination as to whether there has been a breach of the contract.
c. award punitive damages for the intentional breach of the contract.
d. award v
1. Who are the parties to a lawsuit?
a. Plaintiff (person filing the lawsuit)
b. Defendant (person who is sued)
2. What is the role of the jury?
a. Decides the case
3. What is the role of the judge?
a. Oversees the case and sometimes decides the case