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    History and Philosophy of Law

    Five elements of negligence

    I need help with writing a brief: A. One evening, Kelly went to the movie theatre. When the movie was over, Kelly needed to use the restroom. As she emerged from the bathroom stall and approached the sink, Kelly slipped on a puddle of water in front of the sink, crashed to the floor and landed painfully on her shoulder. Earli

    Assess the legal environment.

    1.Modell owned 80 percent of the Cleveland Stadium Corporation (Stadium) and 53 percent of the Cleveland Browns Football Company (Browns). Gries owned 43 percent of Browns. The Brownsââ?¬â?¢ board consisted of Modell, the outside lawyer for both corporations, three individuals employed by both corporations, and Gries. Model

    Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act is contextualized.

    A second-year student at State College is majoring in music and uses a wheelchair to get around. Since he has been at State College he has been unable to use the music building on campus because it has really tall steps and no ramps. He has had others carry him into the building at times to use the facilities but considers this

    The eminent domain powers by the city of Lancaster are discussed in this case.

    On July 5, 1884, four sailors were cast away from their ship in a storm 1,600 miles from the Cape of Good Hope. Their lifeboat contained neither water nor much food. On the 20th day of their ordeal, Dudley and Stevens, without the assistance or agreement of Brooks, cut the throat of the fourth sailor, a 17- or 18-year-old boy. T

    Explore the legal environment in terms of the 5th Amendment.

    If a town needs a new road and it's okay to seize property to build the road, or a town needs a school and it's okay to seize property to build a school, then why, if a town needs jobs and increased tax revenue, is it not okay to seize property to create the same? Is it easier to justify taking lower class homes due to cost?

    A sample court brief is modeled.

    I need help with writing a brief. Fiege v. Boehm Court of Appeals of Maryland, 1956 210 Md. 352, 123 A.2d 316 (This case may be found on Lexis®/Nexis®

    Case Brief: McClung v. Delta Square Limited Partnership

    This assignment was in a Legal, Political, and Ethical Dimensions of Business class to examine the liability of Walmart in a negligence lawsuit by Dorothy McClung. Dorothy McClung's husband was abducted at gunpoint and found dead on a property owned by the retail giant. The assignment examined five issues from the plantiff's p

    Cultural diversity in criminal justice is discussed.

    A recent event has caused uproar in demands for law enforcement to be attentive to activities that could lead to terrorism or gang activity. Race has been a source of controversy because of the stereotypes and labels put on individuals from certain races and religious backgrounds. Address your position on the controversial is

    Discuss cultural diversity in criminal justice.

    What correctional policies can be created from the principles of restorative justice (based on indigenous justice principles)? Are these values more compatible with some offenses than others? More appropriate for some types of offenders than others? Can you explain why juveniles of color have higher rates of contact with the

    Cultural Diversity and Cultural Ramifications in Criminal Justice

    The Supreme Court has repeatedly asserted that a defendant is not entitled to a jury composed in whole or in part of persons of his own race. Although these rulings establish that states are not obligated to use racially mixed juries, they do not prohibit states from doing so. In fact, a number of policymakers and legal scholars

    Examine an employer's duty of care and issues of compensation.

    Explain whether Jake's actions are in or out of his scope of employment. Explain whether or not Herman is responsible for Jake's injury. Explain whether or not Jake should be paid the overtime. Explain the rights Jake and Herman have individually in this scenario. Video 38: Employer's Duty of Care and Issues of Compen

    IRAC Method

    Use the IRAC method to discuss Sarah's tort claim for Battery, False Imprisonment, and Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress. Discuss Bozo's Shopkeeper's Privilege. Bozo's Department Store, in order to deter theft, adopted a policy of stopping people at random as they were leaving the store and asking them whether

    This post addresses contract law in a horse case with Ridem.

    Ridem C. Boy sold his prize quarterhorse gelding Go Softly to Mr. and Mrs. Greenacres for $2500. The registration papers for Go Softly showed that his sire and dame were both full-blooded quarterhouses, and that both had impressive family bloodlines. Go Softly, at age 7, was in his prime. In the process of the sale, Mr. and Mrs

    are HIPPA regulations necessary

    Are the recently issued HIPAA regulations regarding transmission, privacy and security of protected health information necessary, regardless of the burden and cost of compliance?

    Clinical trial protocol is discussed.

    Permission must be given for any person who wants to do a study. Now what about the governmental studies that were done on the soldiers and military people? Legally, those soldiers had no idea that they were participating in what was actually a clinical trial of sorts. Do you think that there are still studies happening like t

    HIPPA and privacy

    Do you think that HIPAA has actually made it easier for people to have privacy and keep their information private?

    Discussing HIPAA

    Do you think that every state in their appropriate capacities have enacted the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) laws to their fullest?

    Business Ethics:

    Iroquois Brands, LTD., a Delaware corporation, had 78$ million in assets, $141 million in sales, and $6 million in profits. As part of its business, Iroquois imported pate de foie gras (goose pate) from France and sold it in the U.S. Iroquois derived $79,000 in revenue from sales of such pate. The French force-fed the geese from

    Addressing the Seriousness of Risk Management

    Do you think that people and organizations take risk management seriously? Do you think that the guidelines that are set up to monitor and identify issues are clearly defined and everyone is aware of what they should do?

    highlight risk or monitor risk

    Do you think that the corporations only highlight risk in certain areas or do they monitor and take care of all issues in their organizations? Are organizations really aware of all the issues that are happening in their organizations or do they operate with blinders on?

    Regulation and licensing are assessed.

    Regulation/License (up to 3 points) Draft a statute that focuses on corporate/industrial regulation. Select one area of law, such as the environment, employee safety, equal employment opportunity, or some other. Then, isolate a type of conduct that deserves legal liability; describe the acts with as much detail as possible, and

    Criminal Law and Civil Law

    Do you think it is fair to only allow states and the federal government to prosecute people under criminal law? What about the instances where people are harmed and die or are injured permanently due to negligence? Why should their cases only be allowed to be tried in civil court?