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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?

Important Differences Between Two Acts of Wording Allocation

Another important difference between the two acts is the wording of the allocation of power. The PHA allows for considerable discretion given to those who use the act by using the word "may" numerous times. This implies the act entitles the user the freedom to make decisions they consider appropriate. In contrast to the EPEA, th

Law Regulations Conducted

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

Jurisdiction and Injury Claims

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

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?

Examining allegations of abused child and parental right

I need a LAW, RULING, etc. that allows a wrongly accused person (in this case female)of sexually molesting a 10 yr old girl to be allowed to see that girl supervised by child's father. The unjustly persecuted woman was accused by her fiancee's ex-wife. ---There were never any charges brought against the accused. ---The accu