SPRING SEMESTER, 2007
Which of the following is not a required element of a valid contract?
Which of the following represents the basic distinction betwe
BLS 342 EXAM 2
[Fall Semester 2006]
1. Unreasonable searches and seizures are prohibited by the 4th Amendment of the
U.S. Constitution. The following is a correct statement about implications for
a) The 4th Amendment is the basis for the exc
2-201: Statue of Frauds- know all three sections 1. Sale of goods $500 or more must be in
writing, signed by party being sued, doesnt require a single document 2. Written confirmation
rule- waives signature if between merchants.
1. Sale of goods over
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
* No chapter 5 constitutional law on 1 exam*
CIVIL CASE PROCESS:
JURY defense attorney is telling judge no burden of proof nothing for jury to decide
DEFENSE defense attorney direct their witness. Other side crosses. Direc
Statue of Frauds
Statute of Frauds
If your contract is within the statute of frauds, it must be in writing to be enforceable
If not in writing it is valid but unenforceable
o If executed then enforceable
Must be in writing to be enforceable
6 Types (5
BLS 342 - The Legal Environment of Business
FALL SEMESTER 2013 (THE LAST TIME)
Office: 3043 FSB
Phone: 529-1568 Or 523-7722
Office Hours: 8:00 8:30 & 11:30 12:00 Monday & Wednesday
CAVEAT: Ignorance of the law is no excuse.
Without law, there
September 30, 2013
Certain acts prohibited 1 degree misdemeanor. Fake ID.
If you expunge if you Google search it still shows up. So contact all engines that have info
and demand it to take it off
o Beyond rea
1. Hemlock Holmes lives in a contributory negligence state. Holmes drank four ounces
of straight gin in thirty minutes and became intoxicated. Then on an unlighted street,
he walked without looking, from between two parked cars, in front of a spee
Monday, October 7, 2013
FINAL REVIEW: nothing is comprehensive but 3 on the final.
APPLY TO FEDERAL GOV not state
AMEND 1: freedom or religion and speech
AMEND 2: right to bear arms
AMEND 4: search and seizure
AMEN 5: double jeopardy
2. Discovery I am going to see how strong your case is and if we can settle it. I find
out what you have and you find out what I have
-both sides must provide what witnesses they have, and what evidence you
will present in the trial
-deposition the out-of
CLASS NOTES conflict of law set of rules
SUBSITIVE LAW rights and duties as defined by state or jurisdiction.
In federal court some sense of subsitive law. Nothing for automobile accident.
NEGLIGANCE failure to exercise the care toward others, which a r
September 9, 2013
CHAPTER 3 book notes the US LEGAL SYSTEM
a. In personam jurisdiction power of a court to render a decision
affecting a persons legal rights
b. Subject matter jurisdiction power of a court to render a decision
in a particu
Criminal Law a wrong against society
Victim does NOT receive compensation.
Defendant is innocent until proven guilty.
The government files the charges against the defendant.
5th Amendment Defendant has the right not to take the stand
Statute of Li
4th amendment- exclusionary rule fruit of poison tree
o illegal search and seizure
o Authority must need search warrant that has exact address and what exactly
will be searched
o have a right to look for item they are looking for
o 4 Exceptions to search
BLS 342 Exam 2 Notes
-Criminalevery crime must have a statute that is violated and the state must prove
beyond reasonable doubt
-1791 the Bills of Rights were constructed (10 Amendments)
-to this day, the words have not changed but the interpret
BUSINESS LEGAL STUDIES 342
PROFESSOR WAYNE STATON
1. Albert married Isabella on 6/1/92. Albert and Isabella had a child, Fredrick on 6/1/93.
On 12/28/01, Albert and Isabella divorced. On 12/28/03, Albert married Stella, 20
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Three legal systems: common, civil, Islamic
Common law from England
o Louisiana CIVIL LAW (French) code driven
Judge hears a case. They do not have to follow precedent. Judge
looks at code books and bases decision on code.
EXAM #3 chapter 13-18
Article 2 of UCC
2-201 statue of frauds
2-202 parol of evidence
2-205 ability to revoke an offer
1. Irrevocable if you have a sale of goods
2. Offeror must be a merchant (someone who sells that good for their livelihood
3. Must be