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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

At-Will Employment Terminated for Actual Cause

At-will employment relationships can be terminated for any (non-discriminatory) reason, but it might be in the best interest of the employer to terminate for actual cause. Why might this be so?

Sale of property and breach of contract

If a person enters a contract to sell property, and the buyer was required to pay total amount at closing, the closing date arrives and party one changes their minds about selling the property. besides this being a breach of contract, what relief is the buyer entitled to, if any?

Application of Legal Principles

How might legal principles be effectively applied in your organization, or in another with which you are familiar, in a way that may benefit the organization? Select one employment process selection, promotion, performance evaluation, testing, discipline, discharge, or otherwise in answering this question.

Contract Pricing Agreements

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

Dodd Frank Act

Would the Dodd-Frank legislation be able to prevent a financial crisis in the future?

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.

The Contract Management Process

Briefly summarize the three phases of the contract management process. In your opinion is one phase more critical than the others?

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

The Ramifications of Tenant Contracts

Hayden Tompkin leased commercial property to a car rental company, Cars the Limit, Inc., for a ten-year term. After two years, Cars the Limit's original shareholder, Tom Brody, sold his shares to Erika Taylor and Taylor's bookkeeper, Sandy Connors. Tompkin visited the property in the ninth year of the lease and found many proble

Which dividend is not defined as a distribution?

Under the revised model business corporation act, which of the following dividends is not defined as a distribution: a) cash dividends b) property dividends c) liquidating dividends d) stock dividends

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,

Discrimination in Employment

"Hispanic woman between 35-40 years old wanted to work in an office." Suppose this sentence is from an employment advertisement in a newspaper. Create a fictional scenario where this advertisement indicates employment discrimination as defined by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. Create another scenario where there is no discri