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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

Business Law: Employee Fraud and Copyright Scenario

Ginger used her computer and the Internet to make an unauthorized transfer of $10,000 from her employer's bank account to her personal account. Ginger downloaded a picture from Shutterstock.com for use in the blog she writes for her company. Her company pays for access to Shutterstock and is allowed to download 25 pictures p

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

Entitled Type of Relief

Grandma entered into a contract to sell her restaurant to B. Wolf for $500,000. Wolf was required to pay the entire amount at closing. The closing date arrives and Grandma changed her mind and refuses to sell. What type of relief is Wolf most likely entitled to? Provide examples, laws, or other relevant information to suppor

International Legal Systems

Legal systems may vary from country to country, so it's important to understand the legal infrastructure before entering a new country. Outline how you, as an international business person, will prepare to work with the legal systems of the United States.

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

Business Law in Train Scenario

Brian McDonald spent his time away from work on his hobby, model trains. His train set was large and consisted of rare and one-of-a-kind trains. One day, while visiting with fellow train hobbyist Harry, Brian said, "When I retire in 2 years from Foodmart, I'm going to sell my trains and spend the rest of my life traveling on rea

Verbal Contracts: Enforceable?

Case Study: On February 1, Mary verbally agrees to work as a businessperson on a temporary basis for the firm of Blacke & Blewe, P.C. The job that Mary is assigned to do will take eight months, and it is to start on September 1st. Is this an enforceable contract? Explain why or why not.

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

Checks and Funds Transfers: Pampered Pets

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

Case Study in Attorney Over Funds and Forgery

Case Study: Frank's Negligence in the Face of Forgery Weldon owned an automobile dealership where his brother Frank was an accountant. When Weldon fell ill for six months, he asked Frank to handle his financial affairs. Frank agreed to do so and refused payment from Weldon for his services. However, Frank grew negligent of We

Negotiability of Notes

Nancy and the Note Nancy read the note that Richard had just given her. She was doing some home repair for Richard. The note represented the $10,000 that Nancy and Richard agreed upon for all of the work. The signed note read as follows: I, Richard Drum, hereby promise to pay to the order of Nancy Hardy ten thousand dollar

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

5th Amendment Example Question

Sam is the owner of a sole proprietorship. A grand jury, during the course of an investigation of possible bribery in the awarding of several municipal contracts, serves three subpoenas on Sam seeking his business records. Are Sam's records privileged under the 5th Amendment? Why or why not?

Alcohol consumption scenario

Janice, a high school student, attended a party at the Browns' house. She consumed alcohol at the party and when driving home fell asleep and injured two passengers in another vehicle. The passengers sued the Browns for negligence as social hosts for allowing minors to consume alcohol on their property. The Browns did not serve