January 31, 2013
Roe vs wade
Chapter 4 Torts and Privacy
Tort is the French word for wrong.
o Tort law protects a variety of injuries and provides remedies for them.
o Under tort law, an injured party can bring a civil lawsuit to seek compensation for
a wrong done to the party or to
Code of Ethics A set of principles of conduct within an organization that guide decision
making and behavior.
Confidentiality A set of rules or a promise that limits access or places restrictions on
certain types of information.
Tarasoff Rule When a ther
Business Law Midterm
Jurisdiction: Law of the place
o Jurisdiction (power) of the court over a person/hear and determine a particular
o Subject Matter Civil, Criminal
Criminal Justice System: The power of the court to impose a punishment o
Brief of Case: Lawrence V. Texas
1. Case Name, Citation, and Court
Lawrence V. Texas
539 U.S. 558, 123 S. Ct. 2472, 156 L. Ed. 2d 508 (2003)
U.S. Supreme Court
Houston police were dispatched to Lawrences apartment in response to a
Hosanna-Tabor v. EEOC
132 S. Ct. 694 (2012)
Facts: The plaintiff was a called teacher of a Lutheran Church who was injured while working.
When she came back to work, the plaintiff wanted to sue the Church for causing he
When a breach occurs, the goal of the code is to put the injured party in as good as
apposition if the breaching partys contractual agreement would have been fulfilled.
Tender of Delivery: The transfer of the goods to the bu
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Express Warranties: Created when the seller affirms the goods that he/she is
selling meets certain standards of quality, description, performance or conditions
o Made when the seller expresses the goods will conform to:
All affirmations o
Business Law Final Notes
What is the subject matter of the contract?
o Goods = Uniform Commercial Code Moveable Personal Property
o Non-Goods = Common Law
Ex: Real Estate Land, Buildings
Common Law (Old) Emerged out of the Law of Merchant
o Employment Ag
Section: Tuesday/Thursday at 8:30am
Amoroso v. United Tech Corp, Pratt and Whitney
Connecticut District Court
Facts: Around June 5, 1968 United Technologies Corporation, Pratt and Whitney
Division hired Robert Amor
Common law (non goods cases)
Sagutory law (goods cases)
1. What law governs?
2. What is the subject matter?
Definition of a good under universal code
- Movable personal property
2105: distinguishes real estate (in dirt) from a good, also expla
Chapter 10, 224
Uniform Commercial Code: Contract guidelines that pertain to goods bought and
Sale: The passing on a title from a seller a buyer for a price
Goods: Tangible items that are movable at the time of their identification within the
Brief (2) of Case: UNITED STATES v. UNITED FOODS, INC.
1. Case name, citation, and court
United States v. United Foods, INC.
533 U.S. 405 (2001)
U.S. Supreme Court
2. Key Facts
A. The Mushroom Promotion, Research, and Consumer Information Act mandates
Rights of Third Parties, 203
Third parties acquire rights under another partys contract if they are:
o Assignees to whom rights are subsequently transferred
o Intended third party beneficiaries to whom the contracting parties intended to
Chapter 7 & 8:
Bilateral Contact: The offerors promise is answered with the offerees promise
of acceptance. 157
o A promise for a promise construction worker promises to come back
and do construction in a