POL 319.01- Business Law
Professor: Jonathan D. Beekman, Esq. Office Location: SBS S-714/Office Hours: Thurs. 6:00 6:45 p.m. E-Mail: [email protected]
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FALL 2010 SYLLABUS
13 SESSIONS Course Text: CLASS HOURS: TH
POL 319.01 SPRING 2012 MIDTERM REVIEW SHEET
CHAPTER 10 NATURE AND TERMINOLOGY The objective theory of contracts 4 Elements of a valid contract 2 Defenses to an otherwise valid contract Bilateral v. Unilateral contract Traditional v. Modern view relating t
MIDTERM 2. LECTURE 4.
1. EMPLOYMENT, IMMIGRATION and LABOR LAW
Employment at will.(EAW) A common law doctrine that allows either party
(employer or employee) can terminate the employment relationship at any time
or for any reason unless doing so
1) At the international level, there is one single international world court responsible for
enforcing and interpreting international law, and there is a world executive branch to enforce
1) The law in the United States has been influenced by English, French, and Spanish law.
Topic: Pretrial Litigation Process
2) Many countries in Europe still follow the civil law system.
1) At common law, the courts recognized an action for breach of a promise to marry.
Topic: Premarriage Issues
2) The modern rule with respect to broken marriages and who gets to keep an engagement ring is
the fault rule.
1) The state of an individual party being in a contract is known as privity of contract.
Topic: Privity of Contract
2) Third parties never acquire rights under other people's contracts.
Chapter 1: Legal Heritage and the Information Age
Chapter 2: Court Systems and Jurisdiction
Chapter 3: Judicial, Alternative, and Online Dispute Resolution
Chapter 4: Constitutional Law for Business and E-Commerce
Chapter 5: Intentional Torts and
1) An agency relationship is created by the mutual consent of a principal and an agent.
2) An attorney is an agent when he represents a client.
3) A co
Professor: Anita Y. Aginian, Esq.
Email: [email protected]
Fall 2014 syllabus
Class hours: Thursday 5:30 PM
Course text: Business Law Text and Cases 12 th Edition by
Clarkson Miller and Cross
November 25, 2014
POL 319 Extra Credit
U.S. Bank, N.A. v. Tennessee Farmers Mutual Insurance Company
Tennessee Supreme Court, 227 S.W.3d.381 (2009), Page 218
FACTS. Jessica Humboldt bought a house in Humboldt, Tennessee. The U.S. Bank. N.A.
financed the p
1) Wills transfer property upon a person's death.
2) In general, a will must be in writing to be effective.
3) Dying intestate means dying without a will.
1) In order to be a certified public accountant, an accountant must have attained a minimum
number of years of auditing experience.
Topic: Public Accounting
2) A person who is not certified as an accountant is
1) The McCarran-Ferguson Act provides that insurance is regulated by the states.
2) Insurance companies are not exempt from the federal antitrust laws.
3) An insuran
Midterm 2, Lecture 5
SOLE PROPRIETORSHIPS and FRANCHISES
Any one who starts a business must first decide on which form of business
organization will be most appropriate for the new business
Factors to consider are: ease
MIDTERM 2. LECTURE 5.
PERSONAL PROPERTY and BAILMENTS
Property consists of the legally protected rights and interests a person has in in
anything with ascertainable value that is subject to ownership.
Property would have little or not value (and the word
POL319 MIDTERM 2
NOV. 04, 2014
1. REAL PROPERTY and LANDLORD TENTANT RELATIONSHIPS
The nature of real property.
Real property is immovable but it also includes air space and subsurface rights s
well as plant and vegetable rights
MIDTERM 2, LECTURE 3
AGENCY FORMATION and DUTIES
One of the most important and common as well as pervasive legal relationships
is that of agency. In an agency relationship involving 2 parties one of the parties
called the agent agre
Oct 28, 2014
1. Personal property and Bailments
Property consists of the legally protected rights and interests a person
has in anything with ascertainable value that is subject to ownership.
Property would have little or n
Lecture 1, Aug.25
Business Activities and the Legal Environment
The legal environment surrounds the business world in relation to hiring and firing decisions,
financing and marketing of products. Familiarity with laws and regulations is necessary.
1) Real property can become personal property if it is removed from the land.
Topic: Personal Property
2) Stock certificates are tangible personal property.
Topic: Personal Propert
1) A tenant's interest in the property is a nonfreehold estate.
Topic: Landlord-Tenant Relationship
2) An oral lease with a 6-month term is generally enforceable.
1) The surface rights and the subsurface rights for the same parcel of real property can be owned
by two different persons.
Topic: Real Property
2) In theory, mineral rights to land can extend to the center of the eart
POL 319 Business law
Chapter 10 Nature and Terminology
Isaac Aydin Doustar
Like other types of law, contract law reflects our social values, interests,
and expectations at a given point in time. It
POL 319 Business law
Chapter 11 Agreement in Traditional and E-Contracts
Isaac Aydin Doustar
Contract law developed over time, through the common law tradition, to
meet societys need to know with cert
POL 319.01 FALL 2010 MIDTERM REVIEW SHEET
CHAPTER 10 NATURE AND TERMINOLOGY The objective theory of contracts 4 Elements of a valid contract 2 Defenses to an otherwise valid contract Bilateral v. Unilateral contract Traditional v. Modern view relating to
POL 319.01 FALL 2010 FINAL EXAM REVIEW SHEET
CHAPTER 16 THIRD PARTY RIGHTS Assignments Delegations Rights that Cannot be assigned Assignment of All Rights = assignment + delegation Notice of assignment Duties that cannot be delegated Third party beneficia
Chapter 12: Consideration Elements of Consideration Consideration has two elements: o There must be a bargained-for exchange between the parties (if a party intends to make a gift, he or she is not bargaining) o What is bargained for must have legal value