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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.

Addressing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

1. In your opinion, which procedures surrounding sexual harassment complaints can/should be improved? How? 2. What standard of "hostile, threatening, and offensive" environment should we in fact use? 3. Average reasonable woman would find it offensive? 4. Average reasonable person would or should know that it is off

Institutional Abuse

Would you know of a good case that defines institutional abuse that I could discuss in a paper I am doing?

Due Process

Will you please explain the term "due process" and its place and purpose in our legal system as you understand it; what shortfalls in fairness or efficiency do you see occurring under the present legal system.

Doctrine of Respondeat Superior

Will you please describe a case you are aware of or have witnessed, in which the doctrine of respondent superior was applied in a long-term care setting, or at least a health care setting? Can you please explain how the doctrine come into play? Who paid? Who was sued? On what basis was the suit brought?

Canadian Family Law Quiz

Please provided the correct answer only, as I can check my text myself once I know the correct answer. Thank you. Multiple Choice Quiz: Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1. Most laws that Canadians must follow concerning children area. a. federal c. int

Law Quiz

These are a chapter review, so the best response is all I need, as I can look them up in the chapter. Thank you. Law Quiz 1. Laws can be thought of as a set of ____________ that regulate our conduct. 2. The two basic categories of law are ___________law and ____________ law. 3. A crime occurs when someone brea

Separate Corporate Entity - Business Law

My question is this: Explain why, in terms of monitoring costs and valuation costs, a court may be more willing to disregard the separate corporate entity where there is only shareholder or there are very few shareholders?

Business Partnership

I need help with the following question: (1)To avoid continuing liability as a partner which of the following steps should be taken by a person retiring from a partnership carrying on business in B.C.? (Note: one or more sentences or phrases may apply). (a) Put an ad in the local newspaper advising all subscribers to the n

Account Receivable, Equity & Corporation

On the blank line beside each question below please write the letter corresponding to the sentence or phrase that best answers the question. Note: The sentences or phrases are listed after the four questions. (1) How does an "account receivable" arise? ____ (2) What is "equity" in terms of the interests represente

Common Law

I would like a some ideas on the following topic: "Explain the inherent problems in our system of common law?" I'd like some insight into what are some major problems with a common law system. Thank you.

Contracts - Whether a valid contract was formed

This question came from a Bar Exam. Can you help me with the answer. It is for review. Thank you. Question 4: You are an associate with an upstate New York law firm. A senior partner seeks your assistance concerning a matter presented by a new corporate client, Chips, Inc. ("Chips"). Chips manufactures two different co

Law Question

Question Four: In May 1997, Own, a domiciliary and resident of Ontario, Canada, invited Pas, also a domiciliary and resident of Ontario, to take a ride in Own's new automobile. Own and Pas drove across the border into New York and had several drinks in a Buffalo tavern. On leaving the tavern, they met their friend, Fri, who a

Purposes of a partnership.

A partnership is an entity for purposes of: a. suing and being sued by its creditors b. employment of its partners c. owning real property d. paying federal income taxes

Employment Law

Electric City, a discount retailer with over 500 employees, includes a clause in its employment application stating that all future employment disputes will be resolved through binding arbitration. This clause most likely: a) will be considered valid by federal courts. b) will be unenforceable in federal courts. c) will

Business law question about a form of ADR called court-annexed arbitration

1. The form of ADR called court-annexed arbitration: a) Requires that a judge act as arbitrator. b) Requires that the arbitration follow the same procedures as would be followed in a regular civil case. c) Is a hybrid of mediation and arbitration. d) Involves the diversion of state trial court cases into arbitration.

Reynolds v. Sims is explored.

In his dissent in Reynolds v. Sims, 377 U.S. 533 (1964), Justice John Marshall Harlan wrote, "The Constitution is not a panacea for every blot upon the public welfare, nor should this Court, ordained as a judicial body, be thought of as a general haven for reform movements. The Constitution is an instrument of government, fundam

Property Law and Charities - Websites

"Critically evaluate the bases upon which the courts have sought to restrict the involvement of charities in the political process." I don't know which direction to take with this problem. I have tried researching it and only found information on charitable trusts which I think only relate to a small portion of this topic. Any

Theories of crime are presented.

On the basis of some criminological and psychological theories, explain how mental disorders and psychological risk factors can lead to outbreaks of criminal activity!

Gender issue are embodied.

What is the difference between Human Rights and Legal Rights? And how do cultural norms fit into the overall conception of Human Rights in the context of universalism and relativism exemplified in the area of gender issues?