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The Legislative Branch

Why does the legislative branch have the most power? Where the source of the power is derived from? Provide current event examples of the power of the appropriate branch?

Legal system in the US is similar to the system in England

Write a paper about why the legal system in the US is so similar to the legal system in England. Can the similarities be attributed solely to the fact that the Founding Fathers of the US were British and familiar with the legal system in England or are there additional reasons?

Elements of negligent tort

Prepare a two to three page paper, following the APA guidelines, detailing the elements of a negligent tort. At a minimum, your analysis must include the concepts of but for and proximate causation, duty of care and the various types of remedies available for a finding of tort liability. You are encouraged to research scholarly

Multiple support agreement

For the past several years, Jeanne and her two sisters have taken turns claiming a dependency exemption deduction for their mother under a multiple support agreement. This year Jeanne will be entitled to the exemption, and her mother needs money for surgery and new eyeglasses. Should Jeanne pay for the medical expenses as her sh

Contract Creation

Identify the legal issues present and note legal principles that apply to each. Reflect on the legal principles presented in this week's readings. Prepare a memo to discuss what legal risks and opportunities are in the simulation. Identify what a manager may do to avoid those risks, minimize liabilities, and b

Contractural agreement

Howard Homeowner discovered that the city has plans to put in a garbage dump across the street which would substantially decrease the value of his home. As soon as he discovered this information he put his home up for sale. Betty Buyer visited the home the next day and fell in love with the ranch style home and purchased it on

Liability

Strict liability makes sellers of products liable irrespective of their fault.What can justify this? In other words, if a business is not at fault, why should it be liable?

Agreement to Construct an Office Building

16. In 2011, Fayette Engineering entered into an agreement to construct an office building at a contract price of $5,100,000. Construction data were as follows: 2011 2012 2013 Construction costs incurred $ 750,000 $2,700,000 $ 630,000 Estimated costs to complete 3,000,000 862,500

Business Law case study

I need some assistance on summarizing the following points: **See attachment **2 pages **please use the sources provided **please explain it in your own words

Business Law: Contracts that may be void or voidable

Most of the contracts we enter into are legal and valid with very few defenses. However, in certain circumstances contracts may be void or voidable for certain reasons. Usually this happens when one party is overtly defrauded. However, it is important to note that a court generally will not protect you from a a bad deal that you

Law: When can 'impossibility of performance' be used as a defense?

I need help in answering the following: Millie contracted to sell Frank 10,000 bushels of corn to be grown on Millie's farm. Due to a drought during the growing season, Millie's yield was much less than anticipated, and she could deliver only 250 bushels to Frank. Frank accepted the lesser amount but sued Millie for breach of

Kudler Fine Foods Quality Management: PDCA Cycle (plan, do, act, check)

Kudler Fine Foods Effects of Quality Management on Domestic and Global Competition Detail a plan for implementing quality improvement process in Kudler Fine Foods business. This solution must outline an implementation plan. please include the PDCA CYCLE : PLAN, DO, ACT, CHECK OUR business goal is to increase sales and

When is a Web Page Creator Subject to a State's Jurisdiction?

When is a Web Page Creator Subject to a State's Jurisdiction? Creating and maintaining a Web page that is accessible from anywhere in the world poses new jurisdictional issues. In this 1999 article, Christopher Wolf, an attorney at a Washington D.C. law firm, explains the evolving law on jurisdiction on the Internet. The questio

How does Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) define a good and a merchant?

How does the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) define a good? How does the UCC define a merchant? How are the UCC requirements different for a merchant versus a nonmerchant? Give examples. This solution will break down several important parts of the Uniform Commercial Code and how it defines a merchant versus a nonmerchant. This

GAAS: define 'due professional care'; independence primary in Sarbanes-Oxley

The ten Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS) provide the foundation for all other auditing standards and interpretations. What is the definition of the standard of "due professional care", and how might a court decide whether an audit firm met the standard? Why is independence often considered the cornerstone of

Theory and Conceptual.

Question 1 As a result of the sudden collapse of many successful firms and the increased incidents of fraud in financial reporting that were witnessed at the beginning of this century, investors lost confidence in reported accounting information and the auditors who attest to accuracy and transparency of financial statements. T

Law: theft of Makoto's laptop computer; describe the three crimes

The following situations are similar (all involve the theft of Makoto's laptop computer), yet they represent different crimes. Identify the three crimes, noting the differences among them. 1. While passing Makoto's house one night, Sarah see a laptop computer left unattended on Makoto's porch. Sarah takes the computer, carrie

What is the difference between a void contract and a voidable contract?

What is the difference between a void contract and a voidable contract? Give examples. Which party or parties to a voidable contract have the right to disaffirm the contract and why has society chosen to protect certain classes of persons in this way? Use approximately 200 words to answer.

Prepare a brief of McGurn v. Bell

Prepare a 350-700-word brief of McGurn v. Bell. A summary of the case can be found in Chapter 11 - section "Special Acceptance Problem Areas" of the text, or accessed via a link located on in the Materials Tab. Use the Case Brief Memorandum Format Guide located on in the Materials Tab as a guide for preparing and formatting you