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Illegal Discrimination

Why does illegal discrimination persist nearly 50 years after the passage of Title VII of the civil rights act?

Business Law Exercises

Discuss the status of the contract in the following scenarios. Dave offers to sell his house to Brett for $200,000. Brett states that the price is too high and offers to purchase the house for $185,000. Cisco offers to sell his AKC-registered German Shepherd to Billy for $500. Before Billy can pick up the dog, it dies.

U.S. Constitution and Qualifications of Elected Officials

a. Which articles and sections of the U.S. constitution deal with the qualifications that people must have in order to serve as a member of the House of Representatives, as a Senator, and as President of the United States? How do those respective qualifications differ? b. What article and section addresses the subject of a p

Religious beliefs in the workplace

Rasputin and the Rake Religion Rasputin is a member of the Rake Religion whose practice forbids using yard rakes for any other reason than worship. Three times a week, Rasputin attends religious services where a silver rake was erected on the altar. Each member would cite the religious rite as they bowed down to the rake. Rec

Sexual harassment and wrongful dismissal

Beautiful Bernadine Bernadine worked at a local fried chicken restaurant for the past two years. At first, she loved her job; however, the restaurant made a change in management at the end of her first year of employment. The female manager was replaced with Jeffrey. When Bernadine clocked in every day to work, Jeffrey would

State of Nebraska v. Chad N Sorensen

For the cited case, can you help provide me with the following summary? I. CITATION List the case name and official citation. Also identify the court which is rendering the decision and the year the decision was rendered. See this citation for help in properly citing your case: II. FACTS OF THE

Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

Why does the Sarbanes-Oxley Act impact the work of IT personnel? 150 words minimum and please list all sources used.

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act Analysis

- Analyze the underlying causes for the creation of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act to determine which played the most significant role in the creation of the act. Explain your rationale. - Discuss what underlying causes may have been overlooked when the Sarbanes-Oxley Act was created. Provide specific examples to support your response.

Priority Case Study

PC Jennings and the Pawnshop PC Jennings sold computers and cell phones. The company sold Junior and his girlfriend a new laptop and cell phone. Each purchase was on credit, and in each instance, a security agreement was executed. A week later, Junior took the computer to the local pawnshop and pledged it for a loan. Subsequ

Drug Tests and Law Violations

Operating farm equipment can be dangerous, so Family First Farm requires all full-time and temporary employees to take random drug tests to reduce job-related injuries. In the past year, the tested employees were 89 percent Hispanic and 11 percent other ethnicities. Hispanics made up only 90 percent of the temporary work force.

Constitution protect us against tyranny and anarchy

The framers of the Constitution feared the twin evils of tyranny and anarchy. Fully discuss how specific provisions of the constitution and the Bill of Rights reflect these fears and protect against both of these extremes.

Protection of Checks and Funds Transfers

Support your responses with appropriate cases, laws, and other relevant examples. Cite references Brittany currently attends college and runs her new business, Pampered Pets, a sole proprietorship she created in her sophomore year. Since Brittany is a student, she does not have much capital and seeks to save money where she c

Determining a Valid Contract

You are currently an intern working for the largest law firm in Alabama. Your mentor and senior attorney introduces you to a new client, Dick Jefferson, the owner of House Doctor, Inc. Mr. Jefferson relates the following story during the meeting. Jefferson met with Yolanda Jackson, 85 years old, and her son, Melvin, about ad

Status Quo Approach on the Copyright Protection of Pharmaceuticals

In "Intellectual Property and Pharmaceutical Drugs: An Ethical Analysis," Richard T. De George lays out what he comes to call the "Status Quo Approach" as a defense of copyright protection of pharmaceuticals. Do you find this argument persuasive regarding ethical pricing of pharmaceuticals? Why, or why not?

Title VII and Religious Accomodation

This solution is about 350 words and includes one reference. The specific case scenario is: Title VII requires employers to reasonably accomodate an employee's religion and religious practices to the extent that accomodation does not cause undue hardship. Discuss the six factors that will be considered by the courts and the EE

Voiding Contract Case Study

Please help me with this case study. Dealing with Dogs Ashley wanted to breed dogs. She had always loved animals. Now that she has graduated high school, Ashley thought she could become a breeder. According to her research, breeding would be profitable. Ashley already owned a female German shepherd, so she wanted to purch

Business Law Case Study - Paycheck

Mark and the Money Mark, an employee of Blue Bonnet Factory, cashed his last paycheck at FastCash, Inc. Blue Bonnet issued a stop payment order on the check. The manager at Blue Bonnet Factory determined that Mark had not earned a check for his last week of work. Other employees claimed that they had punched the clock for Mar

Contract Law

Three of the Family First Farm board members entered into an agreement to purchase a new tract of land to plant orange and grapefruit trees. The board hired an independent contractor to prepare the tract of land. The independent contractor used a special chemical to fertilize the land. Because Family First Farm was family orient

Janie and the Jawbreakers

Janie and the Jawbreakers Janie was only ten years old and she enjoyed going to work with her mom on Fridays. Employees were allowed to bring their children to work on this day. Janie loved it when her mom bought jawbreakers from the candy store at the mall. When Janie went to work with her mom, Janie and the other children w

Breach of Contract Case Study

Distinctive and Idea Furniture Company Idea Furniture Company (IDEA) sells home furnishings that require some assembly by the customer. To make it easier for the customers, IDEA provides simple instructions and arranges the hardware, such as screws, nuts, bolts, and other items, in specially designed pouches that were sealed

Celia and her Coffee

Celia and her Coffee Celia was addicted to her morning cup of coffee from the local coffee shop. This morning, the line at the coffee shop was too long. Therefore, Celia decided to get a cup of coffee from the vending machine at work. The coffee was so hot that Celia dropped it all over itself. Celia was badly burned. Celia f

Business Law in 'Frivolous' Cases.

Hello, From the attached cases, and in the format given below, compare and contrast the facts, law, and merits of the two lawsuits by answering the following questions. 1. What are the facts? 2. What are the issues? 3. What laws apply? 4. What did the judge and jury decide? 5. Did the judge and jury make

Unemployment insurance act

Unemployment insurance act -Why it was created, how it has infulenced the area of Human Resources? -What the future holds in this area (is there legislation pending that might affect this act)? -How does this act affected the employer? -How has it affected the employee? -Do you agree that this act was necessary? Why or wh

Legal reasoning

Tom decided to build a home. In order to obtain financing, he contacted City Mortgage Co. At a meeting with Alex Martinez on City Mortgage's behalf, Tom signed a temporary loan agreement with Strass Bank on January 1, 2001. Martinez assured Tom that he did not need to make payments on the loan until his house is built and perman

Joe Zapato is an executive manager for a manufacturer of athletic shoes

Joe Zapato is an executive manager for a manufacturer of athletic shoes. Joe's company could increase its profit by shifting manufacturing operations to Vietnam where they could hire children to assemble shoes for $50 a month. What are the legal and ethical issues involved in this decision?