In 1999, you enter a contract to clone one of your kidneys for a future replacement of one of your own kidneys. You are an adult at the time the contract is signed. The contract includes language preserving the cloned kidney until you need it, if you need it. It also includes language wherein both parties agree there are ce
Can you give me a summary of what a contact is.
Give a quick summary of the 5 elements of a contract and why they are so important.
Your team is working as a legal team in a mid-size law firm. Your supervisor, a partner in the firm, has been approached by Mr. Al Jones, a land developer and very important client, with the following legal situation: Mr. Jones's projects include some of the largest residential subdivisions within the City. While Mr. Jones'
During its summer maintenance shutdown, Damien Universal Metal Products cleaned the sludge from its chrome plating tanks
During its summer maintenance shutdown, Damien Universal Metal Products cleaned the sludge from its chrome plating tanks. (Cyanide is a by-product of the chrome plating process.) Lucy Furr, Damien's operations manager, contacts Sierra Waste Management to pick up the sludge but is shocked at their price quote. "Proper disposal
Each of the following questions presents one or more legal issues. In your answers, state each legal issue succinctly, state the pertinent rule of law and explain how the rule applies. If a case from the textbook or other course materials is relevant, cite it and explain its application to the problem. 4. Jack and Jill
Each of the following questions presents one or more legal issues. In your answers, state each legal issue succinctly, state the pertinent rule of law and explain how the rule applies. If a case from the textbook or other course materials is relevant, cite it and explain its application to the problem. Steve wanted to bu
In preparation for meetings with each of your other assigned clients, you want to provide them with written information regarding the tax laws governing their respective form of business. Review the basic tax laws of a partnership, C corporation, and S corporation to write a discussion paper that presents the basic tax laws g
1. Before you undertake a legal battle, you will want to project, along with your counsel, what your chances of winning will be. You can enhance your chances by understanding how the law relates to business. Discuss how you can assist your counsel in your industry in gathering and preserving valid and reliable evidence that will
I am having a hard time interpreting the meaning of the attached information. See attached file. The law is replete with terms of art such as "reasonable, foreseeable, and material." Therein lies both a problem and an opportunity for the risk manager. That is, it is clear that when an incident occurs, there is a keen
In 1896, the U.S. Supreme Court decided the case of Plessy v. Ferguson. In that case, the state of Louisiana had a law that provided for separate but equal accommodations for African American and white railway passengers. An African American passenger challenged the state law. The Supreme Court held that the "separate but equal"
Please see the attached case. Ex-lawyer sues casinos over gambling compulsion By MarketWatch Last update: 5:35 a.m. EDT March 9, 2008 TEL AVIV (MarketWatch) - A former lawyer and media commentator who lost nearly $1 million from gambling is claiming in a lawsuit that the casinos at which she played had a duty to notice
Peter Pasta works in the R&D Department of Setonia Co. of North Burgundy, NJ as a staff engineer. Setonia has recently developed a brand new product which combines the best features of a Blackberry, IPod and IPhone. Setonia's management decides not to seek patent protection for their new product they call Purple-Plum-Phone or P
Harry and David were partners in a small mortgage business. Harry provided the financing, and David did the administrative work. Harry was pursuing a secret love affair with David's wife, Susan. David suffered from a serious heart condition. Harry took out a $2,000,000 insurance policy on David's life with Galaxy Life Insurance
A gift is effective if three conditions are met. The donor must intend to make a gift, the gift must be delivered to the donee and the donee must accept the gift. Victor Gruen owned a valuable painting by Gustav Klimt. He wrote his son Michael a letter on Michael's twenty-first birthday. He said, "I want to give you the K
John and Judy had concluded that their differences were irreconcilable, so they decided to end their twelve-year marriage amicably. There were no children, so they agreed to convert all their assets to cash and split the proceeds down the middle. The judge decided to waive counseling and mediation and granted the divorce decre
I'm working on a paper about legal issues in workforce reduction. Sorry for the last minute but I need help with the key concepts of employment law that would affect his or her employment status, and cite the text as appropriate Further I need to explain whether there are any extenuating regulatory circumstances (e.g., exception
David Booze and Henry Allen are business school classmates who found jobs in Jersey City at competing investment firms after graduation. Booze became an investment banking analyst in the Mergers & Acquisitions department at Sacks of Gold & Co. and Allen became a sell-side trader at Bull Market Capital, Inc. Booze and Allen dev
In re Hiram's Herd Hiram's dairy farm was growing by leaps and bounds. On July 10, he entered into an agreement with his neighbors, Hazel and Herschel, who had decided to retire from farming. He bought their entire herd of two hundred Holsteins for a substantial cash down payment and a $200,000 promissory note, payable in
For Super Bowl XXX, the Tip-Top Bar and Grill pulled out all the stops. Beer was just a dollar, sandwiches were free and there was an opportunity to win $10,000 with a $100 bet on a ten by ten prize grid. Ben pulled a card from the board - NFL 3, AFL 0. He realized he only had $95 in his pocket, so he wrote a check for $100,
1. Roughly a half-hour after Breakable Rental Furniture and Appliances, Inc. personnel delivered the chest of drawers she had rented, Goma File found a purse in one of the drawers. The purse contained $200 in cash. Is the purse (including its contents) lost, mislaid, or abandoned property? What would File's rights be under each
Will SOX lead to a more effective control system at most publicly traded US companies? Why or why not? If SOX had been in effect, would it have prevented the meltdowns at Enron, Tyco and Worldcom, for example? Why or why not?
If you were an officer, director, and/or shareholder of a small corporation, what are some examples of steps you would take to minimize the risk of having the corporate veil pierced for your business?
What types of agency relationships do you come across at work, and how do they affect your business? What lessons can you extract from agency law to avoid or lessen the risk of legal liability?
You are invited to attend a meeting with the firm partners and staff working on the call center contract situation. You are told at the beginning of the meeting that relations between your firm and a client have broken down. First, your law firm has learned that the client has been intercepting your firm's mail and reading it. S
Discussion Question #1: Discuss a federal law, regulation, or case that is relevant to the topic of wages and benefits. Are there any problems with the regulation? Has anyone proposed recommendations for change to it? Please put the subject of the law/regulation/case that you are discussing in the subject line. Discussio
Which of the rules that make up the HIPAA law affect technology in a Health Care or Human Service organization? Can you summarize the relevant rules?
1. Bob is at the Boston Biceps Bodybuilding Club riding an exercise bike. Bob wants to change the station on the television which is mounted high on a nearby wall. He reaches for the remote control device, and finds that another member has accidentally taken the remote control device and left behind a cellular phone. Bob drags t
You have just graduated from business school and have been invited to become part of the management team of a start-up business.
You have just graduated from business school and have been invited to become part of the management team of a start-up business. One of the first issues the team has to decide is what type of entity the new business should be. What factors do you consider in evaluating this issue? Will the nature or scope of the business infl
To what extent do you think enhanced surveillance technology will make our society safer?