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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

Choosing a Legal Business Form

See attached file. Make a management decision that has to do with the legal form of business based on characteristics described in the scenario and the issues facing the firm. You have 3 options to choose from: Sole Proprietorship Partnership Corporation

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

The Big Business of the Olympics and Bribery

I need assistance with the following questions. (see BELOW) ** Please use your own words ** Thank you! -------------- QUESTIONS You work for the city of Bigtown's legal department. Bigtown has been trying for years to attract more convention business, but it has been unsuccessful to date. The new mayor was voted in

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: Armington's crime, criminal and civil cases

Prepare an analysis of the following case: Armington, while robbing a drugstore, shot and seriously injured Jennings, a drugstore clerk. Armington was subsequently convicted in a criminal trial of armed robbery and assault and battery. Jennings later brought a civil tort suit against Armington for damages. Armington contende

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

Wage Law: Minimum vs. Maximum Wages

The United States has established a minimum-wage law. Should there be a maximum-wage law? Should salary be tied to results such that an executive whose company loses money should earn less than an executive whose company makes a profit?

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

Prepare an Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Clause


Business Law case: Polar Health possible product liability

Unit 3 Assignment 1 Business Law Case Scenario - Polar Health has been experiencing a boom in its line of health supplement products. Over the last few months, sales of Polar Health's main line of supplement products, Bear Strength,'' have skyrocketed. As the manufacturing manager for this line of supplements, Bill Brice

Practice of 'Act Utilitarianism': Break a moral rule for a greater good

According to a person that practices "Act Utilitarianism" it is okay to break a moral rule as long as a greater good comes from it. Agree or Disagree? Implication to personal, work, or life in general? Remember to support your work with text or other references; cite the references. Remember to support your work with text or oth

Osborne Development Corp: Enforcement of arbitration clauses in contracts

Thomas Baker and others who bought new homes from Osborne Development Corp. sued for multiple defects in the houses they purchased. When Osborne sold the homes, it paid for them to be in a new home warranty program administered by Home Buyers Warranty (HBW). When the company enrolled a home with HBW, it paid a fee and filled out

Duty of Care and Negligence

As pedestrians exited at the close of an arts and crafts show, Jason Davis, an employer of the show's producer, stood near the exit. Suddenly and without warning, Davis turned around and collided with Yvonne Esposito, an 80-year-old woman. Esposito was knocked to the ground, fracturing her hip. After hip replacement surgery, she

Business Law - United States

Your team is 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 situations: Mr. Jones's projects include some of the largest residential subdivisions within in the city. While Mr. Jones' business was developin

Employment Law - Bill's Discrimination at XYZ Corporation

Bill didn't exactly fit in at the XYZ Corporation. First, Bill lost out on a promotion because a female co-employee was sleeping with their mutual boss and for that reason got the promotion instead. Later, Bill was denied a raise because he refused to have sex with his male supervisor. Still later, Bill was fired when he refused

Business law

1. A __________________ is continuously employed to conduct a series of transactions, while a ____________________ is employed to conduct a single transaction or a small, simple group of transactions. 2. A principal is __________________ when the third party lacks knowledge or reason to know of the principal's existence