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Crime Scene Analysis

1, What are the health and safety concerns at a murder crime scene? 2. How does the initial officer approach the crime scene so as not to disturb evidence? 3. What are the initial steps to collect and preserve evidence. 4. What should officers do to secure a crime scene after assuring public safety, and the policy for c

Agents and corporations are discussed.

1. Whenever the agent's duties to the principal conflict with the agent's own interests: A) the agent automatically is regarded as having breached the duty of loyalty. B) the agent must disclose such fact to the principal, or be in violation of the duty of loyalty. C) t

Multiple Choice questions are included.

1. The legal concept of unconscionability: A) relates to the laws regarding ownership of boats. B) establishes that merchants most always buy at the lowest price. C) usually involves unequal bargaining power coupled with one party's use of this power to unfair advantage

Case study question is solved.

1. Monica owed Bob $500, which was more than a year overdue. Bob got drunk at a party and told everyone there that Monica had owed him $500 for over a year. Can Monica recover from Bob for defamation? A) Yes, because Bob abused his conditional privilege. B) No, because Bob has the de

Multiple Choice - civil law, constitution, Federal Court

1 - One distinction between civil law and criminal law is that: A) civil law can be created only by statute. B) criminal law is completely procedural. C) criminal law is concerned with breaches of duty to society at large rather than with wrongs against an individual in socie

Corporate Law Economic Reform Program 9

PROBLEM: There have been significant changes to Corporations Law which became effective from 2004. Part (a) Summarise the changes relating specifically to auditor independence contained in CLERP 9 (Corporate Law Economic Reform Program 9). [Hint: An internet search will provide numerous resources to assist you in finding deta

Current problems faced by prison administrators are named.

Today's prison administrator is faced with a fascinating array of challenges. What are some of the contemporary challenges facing the prison administrator today? How would you recommend that the administrator address these problems?

An Investigation of Correctional Systems and Prisons

One of the recent developments facing the public administration of corrections is that there has been an increasing call by public officials and the citizenry to privatize the prison systems in the U.S. Please answer the following: 1. I have been appointed as a public sector correctional administrator and need to make th

Interoffice Memorandum of Law help is given.

Facts: Janet Jones, a 4 year old, was visiting the home of friends of the family, Sandy and John Beach. While at their home, she was sitting on the bathroom counter, not far from a lighted and unprotected candle. Her nightgown came into contact with the candle causing her clothes to catch fire and injuring her. Janet acknowle

Patent Question

1. Should a drug manufacturer that holds a patent on a drug that is very effective for many AIDS patients be able to sell that drug well above its cost of production during the period of patent protection? 2. If so, under what circumstances? 3. Should these companies sell, or be required to sell, these drugs at lower p

Business and the Regulatory Environment are featured topics/

I'm resolving a case about Business Regulation. The case is about a company that failed to show it had effective systems in place to deal with the crisis when one of their tankers struck a reef, releasing 11 million gallon of crude oil into the prism of the blue water on a lake. Over 1000 miles of coastline disappeared. When thi

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

Company's actions fitting definitions of crime

Do the company's actions fit the definition of a crime? If so, what kind, a felony or a misdemeanor? Why or why not? Articles: - The Department of Justice Has Upped the Ante on Criminal Liability for Employers - Ex-WorldCom Chief Ebbers Convicted of Fraud - Reliant Energy Services, Inc. and Four of its Officers Charged

The International Court of Justice (The World Court)

The International Court of Justice (The World Court), located at the Peace Palace in The Hague (Netherlands), was established in conjunction with the United Nations in 1946. The World Court has two primary functions: (1) settle in accordance with international law the legal disputes brought to it by individual countries and (2)

Betrayal of a client as a lawyer: Moral pros and cons

Discuss a case where a lawyer can save an innocent man from execution only by betraying his own client (who is guilty). What are the moral pros and cons here? Could you give me four paragraphs and a thesis statement, please?

duty, breach, and damages in a case

Trotsky is on a business trip, and rents a room at the luxurious Dew Be Us Hotel Complex. The hotel does not have a nighttime desk clerk and leaves the lobby empty all night long. Jacson walks in, takes Trotsky's room key from behind the counter, and goes to Trotsky's room. He robs Trotsky and stabs him with an ice pick. Trotsky

The Honourable Justice Potter Stewart

The Hon. Justice Potter Stewart once wrote: "There is a big difference between what we have the right to do and what is right." Give four examples of possible DWI business situations which would illustrate this principle and explain. FYI Only - Background history on DWI: DWI (Diversified Worldwide Industries (DWI), is he

Law and ethics - Medical negligence

The instructions are attached: Find a published case or article of Medical Negligence online. Research and 2 pages double space report. Must include the following guidelines in the research: ? Was there an apparent failure for the medical care practitioner to provide services rendered? Explain. ? What type of negligent ac

Business Ethics - Justice Potter Stewart

The Hon. Justice Potter Stewart once wrote: "There is a big difference between what we have the right to do and what is right." Give four examples of possible corporate business situations that would illustrate this principle and explain. The only thing I can think of so far is that a corporation could request a city to exe


Describe the role government agencies play in providing infrascture or influence on placing caps on malpractice suits.

Medical Law and Ethics

Read the two attachments of the four vignettes and label them according to what type of law has been violated. The laws are: ? Criminal law ? Civil law ? Constitutional law ? Administrative law Please give full explanations of each law! Also, please note if they include any issues of: ? Assault and battery ? Def

Assignment of Accident Settlement - Binding or Not?

After being injured in a motorcycle accident, Gary retained the law firm of High & Low to represent him in suing the other driver. Later, in an unrelated incident, Gary dislocated his shoulder and required surgery. Having no money to pay the surgeon, Gary signed a letter addressed to High & Low requesting that any money from the

How much power is too much?

I have been asked to discuss the pros and cons of public health officers/ environmental health officer having powers to force people to take action to prevent the spread of communicable diseases. I am to develop a conclusion about the appropriateness of the act and regulation in today's society. This is due to a civil liber

Ethical Question

You have enjoyed business law so much that you decide to attend law school. All tests are administered on the honor system. The honor system requires that students not cheat and that they report anyone that does. During an exam you see your best friend trading answers with another student. What do you do and why?

Difference between common law and statutory law.

How does common law differ from statutory law? The concept of common law vs. statutory law can be very confusing. Concise definitions are given with examples of each. Answer is original work derived from several years of teaching American Government.