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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

Utah Law: Constitution for Truck Backup Cameras

Utah passed a law that requires the use of backup cameras and warning signals on trucks operating within the state of Utah. Nevada and California also require the use of these devices, but many other states do not require them. Studies have shown the use of these safety devices help reduce the number of accidents. Does the

General Partners and Enforcing Contract

Address the two scenarios below. Support your responses with appropriate cases, laws, and other relevant examples. Partnership Contracts Wally and Beaver were general partners in a car dealership. Using the partnership name, Wally entered into a contract to purchase 30 used cars from Car Lots. Car Lots was not aware that Wa

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?

US Judiciary and Affirmative Action

In recent years the U.S. judiciary has basically slammed the door on affirmative action. Do you agree or disagree? Please defend your position.

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

Types of Employee Monitoring

What types of employee monitoring have you encountered or witnessed? How do privacy laws protect or not protect both employers and employees?

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.

Provision For Management Rights In Bargaining Contracts

What are management rights and why do you believe companies include this provision in bargaining contracts? If you represented your company entering into negotiations with a new union representing employees would you recommend your company include a managements rights provision in the contract?

The Pregnancy Discrimination Act

Do you think the provisions of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act does enough to protect pregnant women in the workplace? Do they do too much?

Environmental Acts and How They Work

Name two Environmental Acts and explain how they work. Do you think that the act you chose to speak about gives the government too much power? Less Power? Why? (200 words).

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. http://www.shrm.org/Education/hreducation/Documents/08-0882_Integrating_HR_Info_Sys.pdf 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

Defining Roles in a Corporation

What is the role of a director of a corporation? What is the role of an officer of a corporation? What is the role of a shareholder? Compare the roles. Are any of these roles similar? If so, how?

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

Multiple Choice: Giving a state trial court the power to hear a civil case.

Which of the following will not give a state trial court the power to hear a civil case? A. Subject-matter jurisdiction plus in personam jurisdiction B. Subject-matter jurisdiction plus in rem jurisdiction C. In personam jurisdiction plus in rem jurisdiction D. All of the above will give a state trail court the poweer to dec

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