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Define the relevant law

In 1-2 pages of content Identify and clearly define the relevant law, either defining a legal doctrine, provisions of a law, or elements of a specific cause of action.
Apply facts from your situation to the applicable law, doctrine or cause of action studied.
Clearly summarize lessons learned from the week as they apply to your fact pattern and make links to the readings and/or module.
Include new thoughts or ideas based on the module information. This is your reflection/insight that logically would flow from each information point presented.
Make sure your experience actually relates back to the material for the week.

In the area of torts, for instance, we see many causes of action that are comprised of "elements." Define each element and apply facts from your situation to the law or elements. For instance, if you write about a situation involving negligence, you would define negligence stating "Negligence occurs where a person's conduct falls below the standard of care, resulting in a breach of duty which is the direct and proximate cause of injury to another person or thing. The elements of negligence are: 1) duty; 2) breach; 3) causation; and 4) damages.

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The relevant law is apparent authority. This law belongs to the law of agency. The related concepts are express actual authority in which the principal confers authority to a person. Apparent authority is also called ostensible authority. Apparent authority is a situation where a reasonable person would understand that the agent had the authority to act. The principal is bound by the agent's actions even though the agent had no actual authority whether express or implied.
The fact from my situation is that the purchase officer at my workshop was ...

Solution Summary

The response provides you a structured explanation of how a law is applied to a real life situation . It also gives you the relevant references.

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