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Freedom of Commercial Speech

While most of us are appalled at the association of junk food with drugs, others will argue from a free market economist view that this is all about personal choices and freedom of commercial speech. Therefore, some people would be even more offended if government tries to ban the sale of junk food or restrain the marketing of j

Homestead for Estate Purposes

State your opinion A will or trust is necessary if a decedent wants to control how his/her assets will be distributed upon passing. Without such a document, the state statutes will direct the manner of distribution. Each state can determine how distribution will go in an intestate situation. However, I want you to consider the

Laws Regulating International Corporations

The legal environment is a component of international business. What types of laws regulate international corporations? How do the differences in laws and regulations in different countries affect international corporations? Provide some examples.

Employment at Will

Should the law allow an employer to fire an employee without a good reason? Conduct research to provide examples to support your position and use your own personal employment experiences when possible. Have you observed situations where an employee was fired? Did the employer give a reason? Do you believe the employer's actions

Explanation of the Four Foundations of Law

What are the four foundations of law which are exercised globally? Briefly explain each foundation and how they might conflict with one another. I know they are are Islamic Law, Socialist Law, Common Law and Civil/Code Law. Scholarly articles are needed to support answer.

Business Ethics and Law

You own an appliance business in a working class neighborhood that makes most of its sales on credit. What considerations would you take into account in determining whether and when to foreclose or repossess items on which customers have fallen behind in making their payments? Should you be swayed by the personal circumstances o

Stop the Beach Renourishment Inc. v. Florida Dept. of the Environment

Check out the case of Stop the Beach Renourishment Inc. v. Florida Dept. of the Environment, 998 So. 2d 1102 ( Fl. 2008). In this case erosion threatens about 60% of Florida's beaches, and under a 1961 law, the state dredged sand from one area and moved it to a threatened area, extending the width of an eroding beach 80-100

Hospital Profit-Board-Law

Please see attachment for the cast study. The Sibley Hospital case involves several board members taking what any reasonable person might consider to be "questionable" actions. However, "questionable," "unethical" and "illegal" are not the same. Some of their actions may raise even more serious issues, especially as to a b

Examples of Business Law

Barney has finally decided to retire after many years on the job as a deputy in a small North Carolina town and as a detective in the "big city" of Raleigh, NC. Though Barney sometimes appeared to be a bumbling law enforcement officer, it turns out that he was a dutiful saver and a shrewd investor who now owns an interest in a s

Law: Lucas vs. South Carolina Coastal Council Case

-Analyze the Lucas vs. South Carolina Coastal Council case to determine whether you agree with the majority opinion or the minority opinion. Explain your rationale. -Determine the best possible path for the U.S. to take in regard to climate change over the next 20 years. Explain your rationale.

Critical Analysis

Give an example of a contract that you or someone you know entered into (for example, rental agreement, cell phone agreement, property purchase or lease?car, home, furniture, etc.; home or car repair, student loan agreement). Apply the five essential elements of an enforceable contract to your example and answer the following

Employee Rights Under The Landrum-Griffin Act

1. Would it be legal under 'Title IV' of the Landrum-Grinnin Act for the union to adopt a rule that required all candidates for the union office to be proficient in both English and Spanish? Why or why not? 2. Are teaching assistants, research assistants, and proctors employees under the NLRA? Why would a labor union want t

Page v. Gulf Coast Motors

CASE 14.2 Guaranty Contract:Page v. Gulf Coast Motors 903 So.2d 148, Web 2004 Ala. Civ. App. Lexis 982 (2004) Court of Civil Appeal of Alabama "A promise to pay the debt of another is barred by the Statute of Frauds unless it is in writing." - Judge Murdock Facts: Glenn A. Page (Glenn) had a long-term friendship wi

Mark Cuban & Insider Trading

Watch the following video: In 2009, the case filed against Cuban was dismissed in a federal district court but the government appealed and the case is now pending before the 5th Circuit US Court of Appeals. Cuban's defense is that the information he received wasn't confidenti

Products Liability as Gun Control?

Review the portion that deals with Products Liability, and then read this Huffington Post article: Do you think gun manufacturers and sellers should be held civilly (not criminally) liable for selling guns that are then used to commit cri

Thunderbird & Night Train Express: A Role Playing Exercise!

E&J Gallow, the world's largest winery, has just announced that it will stop selling its Thunderbird and Night Train Express wines in a rough neighborhood of San Francisco, called "the Tenderloin." Thunderbird and Night Train Express are both inexpensive wines with an extremely high alcohol content. They are also some of the to

Cost Per Case: Inpatient Capitated Contract

You have been asked by management to explain the variances in costs under your inpatient capitated contract. The following data is provided. Budget Actual Inpatient Costs $12,568,500 $16,618,350 Members 42,000

Working Conditions: Parental Leave and Economic Benefits

Globally, the most economically competitive countries provide, on average, longer parental leave, as well as more leave to care for children. But there is an enormous payoff to improving working conditions from lowering long-term family poverty to improving population health and education and increasing their associated economic

Betty Wilson and her Christian Coffeehouse Business Law Case

Betty Wilson, a mature Christian, is thinking of opening a Christian coffeehouse in Belmont, NC. Her husband John is open to making a contribution of capital to the business, but he has no interest in participating in its operation or management. Betty's sister, Alice, a new Christian, has told Betty that she's been looking

Electronic Surveillance and Monitoring of Employees

The case study was: Electronic surveillance is not a black and white question but as certain laws inferred notice to the employee is important. A major issue in this debate is the type of electronic surveillance to be used in an employment setting. However, and depending on the state law, generally an employer can monitor emplo

Privacy of genetic information

Analyze the issues involved in the privacy of genetic information and anticipate what additional issues will most likely arise in the next 10 to 20 years, as well as how those issues should be addressed.

Organizational Behavior: Psychological Contract

Textbook: Organizational Behavior, 4th Edition. Emerging Realities for the Workplace Revolution. By: Steven L. McShane and Mary Ann Von Glinow Jack Santoni works on the field production crew at Gusher Drilling Company. When he joined the company five years ago, the supervisor who hired him said Jack could use the company's

Case Study: Business Law

Review the attached Case Study and answer the couple of questions in original words. Benji Watson graduated near the top of his class in the Liberty University MBA program, and he was recruited by several national corporations. One of those corporations was New Gen Health Sciences. New Gen manufactures and sells various vit

Violation of Compliance and the Law

Using the news article below, it shows there has been a violation of compliance or the law. Please answer the following questions with a 150 - 200 word response: 1. Summarize the article (violation). 2. What do you think the organization in violation could have done differently? 3. What impact does the violation have on

Image Management After Law Suits

After the occurrence of Hurricane Katrina, insurance companies refused to pay claims to insurance holders who paid premiums on time and had binding legal contracts. What do you think the impact is to the "image management" that these insurance companies will have to deal with after all of the lawsuits?

Legal Business Issues

Scenario: John has been working on developing a software program that will enable people to construct very complex spreadsheets through simple voice commends (for example, "Regress costs against revenue."). John does this work on his company laptop during his lunch breaks at Mega Corporation, where he works as a systems analyst

Legal Business Issues: Product Changes and Issues

Scenario: Your company makes baby seats for cars and RVs. Your main product was designed some time ago, and new and better engineering data are now available, but your product has a good record with very few quality problems. Even in most crashes, the seats perform well. Still, the new information would allow you to upgrade the

Legal Business Issues: Sexual Harassment

Scenario: Joan has been a manager with Argos for the past 15 years. She is known to be aggressive and tough and always gets results. She is demanding of her employees and is often brusque with them. Last Thursday, she passed James in the hall and remarked that he looked good in his new gray suit. James filed a sexual harassment