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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

The Legal system

Mona was hired as a warehouse manager where she signed an employment contract that includes a provision that she will submit any employment disputes to arbitration. After working for 5 years as the warehouse manager, she is denied a promotion, which she felt she deserved. She files a sex discrimination charge with the EEOC and a

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?

Defining Legal Terms

Please help define the following legal terms with examples or situations where the term applies. Give brief explanations for each. good samaritan law respondeat superior standard of care statute of limitations risk managment

Analyze Case Law of Gordy v. Daily News, L.P., 95 F.3d 829 (9th Cir. 1996)

Review and brief the case of Gordy v. Daily News, L.P., 95 F.3d 829 (9th Cir. 1996) What is the issue? What were the primary arguments made by the plaintiff and defendant? What rules of law did the court use when making its decision? What is the court's rationale for the ruling? Do you agree with the outcome of the c

Civil law violation and a criminal law violation

1. Provide an example of a civil law violation and a criminal law violation. Explain the difference between the two. 2. Are regulations overburdensome to businesses? Why or why not? Use at least one specific regulation to illustrate your point.

Domestic and International Legal Issues Question

If you and a team of co-workers were being assigned to open a branch office in a foreign country; as branch manager, what storage and retrieval capabilities would you want your HRIS to have? There are laws in the United States regarding what information you may gather as well as who may see the information. What measures would y

Domestic and International Legal Issues

Please click on the link below for information about our case. It begins on page 12. 1. Who should be involved in future global integration projects? What skills should team members have and how should they be selected? 2. When and

California's Cap-Trade Law Faces Fall Ballot Challenge

1. Other than the market for energy itself, what is a market that might be affected by a cap and trade policy? Explain. 2. In the market you chose, which curve (supply or demand) would shift in response to the policy? Which shifter is affected? Will it increase or decrease? 3. Draw a supply and demand graph. Shift the curv

Legal Measures to Minimize Employee Claims

What legal measures may an employer take to minimize employee claims and other employment-related liabilities, such as wrongful discharge? Consider, for example, whether an employer could require a job applicant to agree to the following: - Never sue for wrongful discharge - Agree that any employment disputes are only resol

The Relationship Between Legal Counsel and HR Professionals

I am in need of some help supplying a preliminary list of a minimum of 10 questions that I will use to inquire about the roles of, and relationship between, legal counsel and the HR professional. These are the points I need to take in to consideration for my interview questions and in order to put my project together. The t

Contract Law - Definitions and Explanations

1. Explain the difference between law and morals. 2. Explain the difference between situational ethics and rational ethics. 3. Identify the two parts of the U.S. Constitution. 4. Define the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC). 5. Define the purpose of Tort law. 6. Define the term "contract." 7. Identify the five elem

Contract Law Questions

1. If a time for performance is not stated in the contract, then the contract must be performed immediately. True False 2. The type of agency created when one person is falsely represented to be an agent when no such agency relationship exists, is known as: Agency by estoppel Agency

Public Administration-Personal Responsibility & Work Opportunity Act of 1996

List and explain at least three strategies states used to respond to welfare reform following the implementation of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Act of 1996. Relate your answer specifically to state discretionary rule-making and changes in the categorization of case studies. Using the reference to Interven

Contract Pricing Agreements

Discuss the three categories of contract pricing arrangements. Briefly describe the various types of contracts in each category.

Lending Regulatory Requirments

I need help with the following: Discuss how the changes in the lending regulatory environment, particularly with the passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, has impacted the bank's ability to lend money to businesses for capital projects and acquisitions.

Introduction to Law and Contracts.

Introduction to Law and Contracts. The Smoking Gun (2005). Ex-Manager To Chappelle: Pay Up, Bitch! December 13. Retrieved from 1. Identify and explain the elements of a contract and explain if the requisite elements of a valid contract were p

Senate Bill 192

I need some help getting started with the following: 1. You are the legislative assistant to either U.S. Senator Bob Corker or a newly re-elected Al Gore, Jr. (your choice). Your boss has recently sent you a memo, asking your opinion on Senate Bill 192, also known as the Anti-Predatory Lending Act of 2011. This bill would pro

Business Law for Consultants

Please help answering the questions below: Q1. What are some of the potential tort risks that you might face as a consultant? How are they similar to and different from each other? Are there any differences in what a consultant faces as opposed to a business manager? What are some ways you can protect yourself, as a consultan

Zoning Laws that Affect our City

Council Member wants one page memo answering question "Where should I look to find out more about zoning laws that affect our city?" - Discuss how you will select the most important information to place in the memo by applying the following evaluation criteria: - Economic impact of the zoning ordinances - Intent and purpos

Business Law - Recovering for Loss

Eagle Sales Company owns a warehouse, subject to a mortgage obtained from First National Bank. Separately, Eagle and First National obtain insurance policies from Good Hands Insurance, Inc., to cover the warehouse. Later, Eagle sells the property to Interstate Distribution Corporation but keeps the insurance policy. First Nation

Workplace Safety and Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act

On the one hand, the OSH Act requires that employers provide a safe workplace, free of hazards. On the other hand, there are very real legal and ethical concerns in requiring AIDS tests of employees or potential employees. Discuss this "quagmire" of addressing that OSH Act requirement and employees' rights of workplace safety,