Look at the elements that make up a crime. 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 Ma
How is a product liability case different from a standard personal injury case? Would arbitration have been a viable option in this case?
Liebeck v. McDonald's Restaurants, was a product liability lawsuit. The jury awarded $2.7 million to the woman who burned herself with hot coffee. The trial judge reduced the total award, and the parties settled for a confidential amount before an appeal was decided. How is a product liability case different from a standard
Conditions can be only: A. precedent. B. subsequent. C. precedent or subsequent. D. precedent, subsequent, or concurrent. E. precedent, subsequent, concurrent, or nominal.
Which of the following types of third-party beneficiaries can acquire enforceable rights under the original contract? A. incidental, donee, creditor B. incidental, donee C. creditor only D. donee only E. creditor, donee
What is a tort? What is the difference between a tort and a criminal act? What are the three categories of torts? Please list three intentional torts and explain their relationship to business risk?
Under the common law necessities were limited to those items absolutely necessary for survival, namely, food, clothing, and shelter. Over time, this definition has expanded due to the evolutionary nature of law.
If you were in charge of choosing which global country to do business with, which country would you choose, and why? Would you take into consideration the work conditions the cheap laborer would be working in? Would that effect your decision??
Have you heard of "baseball arbitration"? This style of arbitration is used in other fields beside major league baseball. In baseball style arbitration, each side separately proposes an offer to the arbitrator. The arbitrator then picks one of the offers and that's the decision (no middle ground). So, if one party offers $1
During the 2001 MLB season, Barry Bonds set the record for home runs. A fan, Alex Popov had his glove on that home-run ball. However, Patrick Hayashi ended up with the ball. Mr. Popov filed suit alleging that Mr. Hayashi assaulted Mr. Popov in order to get the ball. Videotape shows Mr. Popov's gloving of the ball. Mr. Popov sa
What is the holding in International Shoe Co. v. Washington, 326 U.S. 310? What is the concept of "minimum contacts"? What is a "long arm statute" Why are these concepts important o business law?
How did Sarbanes-Oxley deal with people who commit securities fraud and are fined by state or federal authorities, ordered to disgorge profits, or lose civil damage judgments may seek to avoid paying them by declaring bankruptcy and discharging those obligations?
How did Sarbanes-Oxley address one of the problems that Congress was concerned about. This was defendants who destroyed evidence might escape conviction via limitations in the coverage of existing statutes.
How did Sarbanes-Oxley addresses the situation below: It has been said that many corporate executives seemed to believe that it was their job not to produce accurate financial statements for the auditors to certify, but rather to bully the auditors into certifying as aggressive a set of financial statements as possible. Prior
Business law paper : Equitable remedy is a remedy other than payment of damages including obtaining and injunction or requiring specific performance of a contract.
Analyze the following case, based on consumer contract law. Use legal reasoning related to genuineness of assent, writing and form, third-party rights,, and remedies for breach of contract. John and Imelda, an elderly couple, agreed to sell their home and lot to Mary and Bill, a young couple. Prior to closing (where money i
Explain the relationship between state and federal courts. What do the terms 'exclusive jurisdiction' and 'concurrent jurisdiction' mean?
Explain the concepts of common law and civil law? Explain the difference between criminal cases and civil case?
What is the concept of natural law? How does it compare with other schools of jurisprudential thought?
What is one way the U.S. legal system affects U.S. businesses? How do specific aspects of the U.S. legal system contribute to furthering commerce? What would happen if that characteristic were not present?
1. You are setting up a branch for your international trading group in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. You have other branches all over the world. You're deciding what days to be open in the Middle East many of your employees will be local citizens. The weekend in the Middle East is Friday and Saturday. You're buying and sel
What are the two basic methods of accounting for long-term construction contracts? What circumstances determine when one or the other of these methods should be used? For what reasons should the percentage-of-completion method be used over the completed-contract method whenever possible? Using the percentage-of-completion method, prepare schedules to compute the profit or loss to be recognized for a long-term construction contract. Using the completed contract method, prepare schedules to compute the profit or loss to be recognized for a long-term construction contract.
What are the two basic methods of accounting for long-term construction contracts? What circumstances determine when one or the other of these methods should be used? For what reasons should the percentage-of-completion method be used over the completed-contract method whenever possible? Problem On March 1, 2010, Pech
Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room. Based upon the video, the piece is expected to describe the video "what is happening in that video". It is also expected to do some outside research regarding the rise and fall on Enron. For the substantive part of this learning, it is expected to answer, among other things, the following qu
Advantages and disadvantages of each act. Compare the strong points of each piece of legislation. A revised model of the Patriot Act for proposed legislation
In the situation below who are the stakeholders involved if the United States were to consider such a change in its laws. How would they respond to the changes? Situation: One solution would be for an industrialized country to amend its patent laws to allow the production of generics solely for export to countries in need.
What actions must a manager in the automobile industry take to identify and protect an organizationâ??s intellectual property rights?
What actions must a manager in the automobile industry take to identify and protect an organization's intellectual property rights?
Is it necessary for an International Business to undertake illegal practices to succeed? Is corruption a cultural phenomenom? How can an International Business succeed while maintaining ethical and legal practices?
International business managers must also consider the sociopolitical environment of a host country. The overall attitude in a country affects how labor and management view each other and how labor will try to improve its lot. Wal-Mart was heavily criticized for utilizing labor overseas instead of using North American workers. W
Rights and Obligation: Every right is attached with a counter obligation and neither of these can be considered in isolation. A contract is an obligation attached by the mere force of law to certain acts of the parties, usually words, which ordinarily accompany and represent a known intent.
In 1999, a Seattle man took a popular soft-drink company seriously when one of its commercials made an offer of a Harrier jet, the famous high-tech jump jet used by the U.S. Marines. In a TV commercial that aired in 1995, the company jokingly included the Harrier as one of the prizes that could be received with a mere 7 million
In the video "Bait and Switch" When Tony said over the phone "three thousand dollars firm," was he was making an offer that, if accepted, would bind the dealership in contract.
Does the situation below this represent a win-win situation: New York's Metropolitan Transportation authority proposes to sell naming rights to bridges and to rail and subway stations to corporate advertisers. Meanwhile, in Rome, city planners have been very successful raising funds for restoring ancient buildings and monumen
Please help me answer on the attached Case Study "Kilgore vs Outback Steakhouse of Florida three questions that have to do with the attached PDF. 1) Do you consider the restaurant's pool tipping policy to be fair to the servers who received the tips? Explain. 2) Does the court's analysis make sense in the case, that if ho