Questions and Answers
1. What is enabling legislation? A statue that specifies the name, functions and specific
powers of an administrative agency and grants the agency road powers for the purpose of
serving the public interest, convenience, and
Chapter 13: Case Study 9
Issue: Was the prevented fulfillment of the contract due to the doctrine of commercial
Rule: Commercial impracticability is used when performance is still objectively possible but
would be extraordinarily injurio
Chapter 12 Case Problems 9
Issue: Is whether the partys oral agreement is enforceable.
Rule: Parole evidence rule is a common law rule stating that oral evidence of an agreement mad
prior to or contemporaneously with a written agreement is inadmissible wh
Chapter 11: Case Study Number 9
Issue: The issue presented in this case is whether trade puffing can be considered a
misrepresentation of a material fact, which could be actionable in fraud.
Rule: In order to amount to fraud, a representation as to value
Chapter 10: Case Study Number 7
Issue: Hanson is suing for conversion and negligence.
Rule: Conversion is a permanent interference with anothers use and enjoyment of his or her
property and negligence is the behavior that creates an unreasonable risk or h
Issue: Whether or not Claire has any entitlement to compensation under the quasi-contract since
there was no formal written contract.
Rule: Quasi-contract is to prevent one party from being unjustly enriched at the expense of
Explain the bundle of sticks idea as it relates to real property: It is a metaphor where each
stick represents a distinct right an individual can have with regard to the property.
Explain the five possessory interests in land: 1) Fee simple abso
Chapter 6 Case Studies
7. The defendants exceeded the industry standard of two inches per pass in apply the foam in or
near an area the defendants could not see, continued applying foam while one member of the
team was of premises at lunch and failed to t
Chapter 5 Questions and Answers
1. Name and explain the two elements of a crime: Wrongful behavior, that is actus reus
(guilty act) and wrongful state of mind, also known as mens rea (guilty mind).
2. Identify the distinguishing features of white-collar c
Case Problems: 9 and 10
9. Yes an interest group must exhaust administrative remedies before suing in a state or
federal court. To preventing an overworked court from considering issues and remedies
that were available through administrative channels. To