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Amy and Eric wanted their son, Wyatt, to see a space shuttle launch.

Amy and Eric wanted their son, Wyatt, to see a space shuttle launch. They contracted to rent a home near the space launch facility in Florida for the second week in June of 2004 so that they could see the launch and have a Florida vacation. The launch was scheduled for Monday of the week that they rented the house. On Thursday o

Exploiting someone and their information

Henry writes a series of essays that have an environmental focus. One of these essays contains a very detailed description of the workings of a forest ecosystem. A national environment organization opposed to logging in certain areas has copied this essay and includes it in materials that the group gives to members of the public

Patents

For this discussion, go to this website: http://www.bpmlegal.com/weird.html Select any one "wacky patent" for discussion. For your choice, state how this item meets the three part test for a patent (novel, non-obvious, and useful). Please discuss in detail. Consider what we learned in our lecture as well as in your tex

Wisdom and Action Scenario (Law and Ethics)

1. Analyze the following ethical dilemma from the perspective of rationality and respect. A local nonprofit organization that networks with other service agencies in the area was designed to fill gaps in needed services for families. This agency has been in existence for several years and has gained the respect of the communi

The Natural School of Thought

According to Cheesesman (2006), there are seven Schools of Jurisprudential Thought. The Natural Law School emphasizes a moral theory of law. Write about this school, including information about the development and history of the school and the current application of the school in criminal justice today.

Homeowner

Hilda Homeowner said to her neighbor, Paulette Painter, "If you paint my house, I'll pay you $1,500. All you must do is finish by the end of the next month. My price assumes that you will pay for all of the paint and any needed supplies." Paulette decided to paint the house. She purchased some supplies as well as enough custom-c

Reduction in Force (RIF)

Reduction in Force (RIF) was a frequent dilemma that was also connected to hiring policies. Managers described filling permanent positions while knowing that a RIF could take place at any time. The procedure for RIF was also ethically problematic to managers: The part I struggle with is that under the RIF format, the supervisor

Sarbanes-Oxley Acts

Hello Rahul, As always, thank you for your help. I have a new short essay I need help with. Thank you very much!! Here are the directions for the essay: During the last few years there have been a number of public corporations that have gone bankrupt at the expense their investors. Most would say an investor should

Sarbanes -Oxley

In 100 words or more discuss the following - Some have criticized Sarbanes-Oxley as an overreaction to a few very bad situations and have called for its repeal or a modification of some of its requirements. What do you think about this? Would there be a way to achieve the goal of ethical corporate governance without overburden

Employment Discrimination and Fir Hiring Process

Tim Rowe owns a small trucking firm that specializes in local and metro-area delivery in large city in the United States. All employment activities are handled by Tim who has always hired employees on the basis of three qualifications: 1. They must have a high school diploma; 2. They must pass a short paper-and-pencil test

Should there be legislation passed that would limit the amount of a CEO's bonus?

In 200 words plase address this question - Should there be legislation passed that would limit the amount of a CEO's bonus? Would that be an unfair intrusion into private business? If, heaven help us, there ends being such legislation, how would such a law be written, e.g. tie a cap on bonuses to a scale of some type?

Liability for breach of duty of care to the corporation

Greg, Kim, Phil, and Bob each own 20 percent of the shares of a company and serve as the board of directors of the company, Home Health, Inc. George is also a 20 percent shareholder, but he is not a member of the board of directors. When Bob dies, his wife Suzie inherits his shares of stock that were then worth $100,000, and rep

Assessment of Ratios

You are a banker for XYZ bank in Buffalo. Your sister in law owns Aspen Ski resort. She has approched you about securing a loan for the addition of more resort condos. She has provided you information in the attached appendix for your analysis about the feasibility of making the loan to her company, Aspen Ski resort. You are

Finders Weepers, Losers Keepers

Finders Weepers, Losers Keepers The News Journal, July 20, 2000. In 1943, During World War II, a Navy TBD-1 Devastator crashed eight miles of the coast of Florida. The entire crew survived and there is no indication that any efforts were made to locate the plane by the Navy. Collector Doug Champlin, the owner of an airplan

Wallechinsky puchases a used automobile from Anderson Motors, paying $1,000 down and agreeing to pay off the balance in thirty-six monthly payments of $200.00 each...Breach of contract?

Wallechinsky purchased a used automobile from Anderson Motors, paying $1,000 down, and agreeing to pay off the balance in thirty-six (36) monthly payments of $200.00 each. The term of the agreement call for Wallechinsky to make a payment on or before the first of each month. During the first six months, Anderson received a $20

Stereotypical Expectations

Have you ever known someone to do a job really well or perform well in a competition but that person did not fit the age, gender, ethnic or religious background that most individuals would expect based upon stereotypes? Or have you heard of examples in the news? For example, years ago it was reported that in Florida there wa

An analyis of the case between Bravo Company and Shelby Company

Bravo Company#1, and Shelby Company#2., entered into a written "Waste Disposal Agreement" under which Shelby's allowed Bravo to deposit on Shelby's land waste products, deleterious (harmful) materials, and debris removed by Bravo in the construction of a highway. Later, Shelby's asked Bravo why it had not constructed a waterwa

Your sister has come up with what she thinks is a brilliant idea for a home-based business - a website which helps lonely people find their perfect match by comparing different singles website services.

Your sister has come up with what she thinks is a brilliant idea for a home-based business - a website which helps lonely people find their perfect match by comparing different singles website services. She intends to link to some of the top dating sites, several alternative ones, and a few regional ones. While she explains her

Auto Insurance and Voluntary Auto Insurance

Answer these questions if possible: i)Suppose that everyone pays the same price for auto insurance. What should happen to the price of insurance if the law changes from a system where there is mandatory auto insurance to one where there is voluntary auto insurance? ii) Why do car insurance companies charge higher auto rate

Clickwrap

I have attached all the questions in the attachment, one of them is an article. FROM ATTACHMENT: "Clickwrap" agreements are where a purchaser agrees to the terms of a contract by clicking on a dialogue box on screen. This is often seen when installing software, when downloading from the Internet or when purchasi

Contracts

Please identify and define the five essential elements required in a valid contract. Is it possible to create a contract without one of these elements?

Legal Operations in International Business

Details: As a continuation of ABC Corporation's offshore growth, a specialty chemical plan was recently constructed in the People's Republic of China. A production problem has arisen involving the specialty chemical plant. The plant uses individual components in the creation of the specialty chemicals, which produce extremely ha

How is risk related to the type of contract in terms of the buyer and seller?

Please see the attached file and provide the appropriate answers to each question. 1. How is risk related to the type of contract in terms of the buyer and seller? 2. How do the buyer and seller benefit from incentives in a cost plus incentive contract? 3. What is the purpose of an RFP, SOW, RFQ? 4. What is the definition