Abby promises to pay Brian $50 if he mows her lawn. Brian does not promise to mow Abby's
lawn; however, later that day, Brian completely and satisfactorily does mow Abby's lawn. This is
an example of a unilateral contract.
Generally, the terms
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In federal courts, a corporation is:
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Infobox Online, an Internet services provider, includes in its "clickwrap"
A revocation is effective at the time it is dispatched by the offeror.
A(n) _ is a separate contract in which an offeror agrees not to revoke her offer for a stated
time in exchange for some valuable consideration.
What is a statute?
Laws made and applied by judges
Laws made by Congress or a state
Laws made by administrative
Laws made by the federal judiciary
When a court identifies a meaningful difference between a present and past case, it _ t
Punitive damages are not meant to compensate victims for their injuries.
Public figure Pam sues a newspaper for defamation based on statements regarding her stand on a
public issue. Pam must prove the newspaper's "actual malice" in order to rec
Enumerated powers are those powers that the _ can exercise.
When is a corporation entitled to full First Amendment protection?
When it engages in artistic
When it works for the public
When it a
In the United States a defendant in a criminal trial is presumed innocent.
According to the law, crimes are statutory offenses; this essentially means that:
it must be proved that the crime is dangerous or
detrimental to society.
a behavior is
Ms. Green is a teacher at a high school. She is teaching a class on civics and photocopies a
chapter about government ethics by Mr. Blue. Ms. Green uses the photocopy to prepare a class
discussion for her students and after the class she destroys the phot
_ ethical theories focus on the consequences of a decision.
Debra asks Alex, her stock broker, if she can trust his advice to purchase the stocks for Acme Co.
Alex replies, "Of course you can." Debra asks, "Why
Amtul and Hassan were involved in an automobile accident. Amtul's car, worth $10,000 was
destroyed. Hassan suffered no personal injuries or property damage. The case went to the court
and a jury determined that Amtul was 30% at fault and Hassan was 70% at