Legal Environment of Business
Study Guide for Exam Two
Chapter 26- Real Property and Land Use Control
Real Property (Realty)
Consists of land and everything permanently attached to it,
including structures and other xtures.
Immunity of defamation is called Privileges:
Something that is pure opinion or fair comment. Fair comment can
be you review of a restaurant or movies.
Reports of ofcial precedings.
Philadelphia Newspapers v. Hepps:
Hepps lives in Philadelphia and he i
Notes from the book
There are certain categories of speech that are not protected by the First
The standard for expressive activity is whether or not is trying to express
an opinion or an idea about something.
TEST: Unprotected categ
Chapter 4 (Continued)
Administrative State - All of the agencies.
Limited Grant of Powers
Congress writes legislation creating all these agencies controlling what they can and cannot do.
They do not list the deal with aircraft safety, in five straight d
Tinker v. Des Moines Case
It was a designated forum for expression.
In December 1965, a group of students in Des Moines held a meeting in
the home of 16-year-old Christopher Eckhardt to plan a public showing
of their support for a truce in the Vietnam
Speech that has bad tendency.
In 1925 we can censor people because of speech that has bad tendency.
In 1925 you couldnt try to overthrow the government or talk about
overthrowing the government because the government could arrest you.
1927- Whitney v.
Actual Malice is knowing falsity or intentional knowledge of falsity or
reckless disregard for the truth.
All Purpose Public Figure:
Public gure: Someone who occupies a position of such pervasive power
and inuence that they are deemed pubic gures for a
R.A.V. v. City Paul
Teenager burns cross in a black family backyard.
He was charged under a Minnesota law that made it a crime to use
racially objectionable symbols (crosses) to arouse anger or resentment.
The Minnesota Supreme Court said that they we
New York Times v. US
The First amendment protects you from the government oppression. Ex.
government coming in and ordering to delete your Facebook page. It
does not protect from public individuals and public backlash.
Pentagon Papers- the lawsuit came
Texas v. Johnson:
The marketplace of idea theory: Everyone can have an opinion, or people
can promote the truth and if falsity comes forward, the best idea will
come to the top. If an idea is bad it will be overrun over the good ideas.
Ex: Americans ha