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Business Law Test - 2

Subjects : law, business-law
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1. Unreasonable interference with a right held in common by the general public

2. A courts power over the person involved in the action. Personal and best type of jurisdiction.

3. The intent of the person committing the crime is transferred outcome of the act. Used in both criminal and tort law.

4. Allows officers to investigate people - less strict then probable cause; 4th amendment

5. Liability without proving to be at fault.

6. Right against unreasonable search and seizure(probable cause)

7. Intentional and wrongful interference with possession of personal property of another without consent

8. Method of settling criminal cases by pleading guilty to charges in an attempt to lessen charges/consequences. Can either plead guilty - lesser charge - or nolo contendere(no contest).

9. Power or authority over case. If court does not have jurisdiction - all work on case is invalid.

10. Common law - injured based on defendants negligence and therefore presumed to be at fault. i.e. lawnmower and dog; latin for 'the thing speaks for itself'

11. Murder - rape - sodomy - manslaughter - larceny - arson - mayhem - burglary

12. Bill Of Rights protection against self-incarceration and just compensation

13. A promise in addition to an underlying sales agreement that goes beyond the terms of the sale agreement which the promisor assures the description - performance - or quality of the goods.

14. Citizenship Rights

15. Act of taking ownership of a property by openly - notoriously - and continuously living on a property in an uninterrupted environment for 7yrs.(Quite Title)

16. Power of the government to condemn property for a public use without consent of the owner(condemnation).; With rights from 5th amendment comes the issue of 'just compensation'

17. Attempt to settle civil cases before trial. Required in the state of FL. Two types

18. The plaintiff needs to prove only that the tort happened and that the defendant was responsible.

19. Prohibits discrimination by covered employers on the basis or race - color - religion - sex or national origin.

20. Duty - breach of duty - proximate cause - damage.

21. Time - Place - and Manner

22. FSA owner can grant ownership of property to someone for the measured on the duration of their natural life. Once dead the land goes back to FSA owner.

23. Tort defending against spoken defamation of persons.

24. 1.Contracts in consideration of marriage; 2. Contracts that cannot be performed within one year(statute of limitations); 3. Contracts for the transfer of an interest in land; 4. Contracts by the executor of a will to pay a debt of the estate with his

25. Spoken word - telling lies - publicizing - causing damage.

26. Go to prison for greater than or equal to 1yr and/or be fined greater than or equal to $1000; Possible loss of voting rights and carrying weapon; different degrees.

27. Not held liable under respondeat superior. Cannot be held vicariously liable for the tortuous acts and damage of the contractor during the time which the contractor is working on private property.

28. Careless conduct. Tort that protects from unintentional but careless conduct; Determine whether 'reasonable person' would have done this. 4 factors

29. Civil law rule that prohibits the same dispute between two parties from being reopen by a court after final judgment has been entered and all appeals exhausted.

30. Freedom of speech - religion - press - rights to assemble - and petition of government

31. Sworn testimony - written or oral - of a person taken outside of court.

32. Immunity is granted by the court to where whatever the defendant says cannot be used against him as evidence. Also 'pleading the fifth'.

33. You are entitled to be paid the reasonable value of your services and material in a contract action when you have completed the work and the buyer refuses to pay because of some 'minor' difference in what was contracted for.

34. Criminal law rule that protects a defendant from being tried a second time for the same crime.

35. Only refers to conduct. Judge can order someone who is not doing something he/she is legally required to do to start doing it and vice-versa.

36. Each adverse possessor can tack there time to others when trying to obtain a quite title on a property.

37. Arbitration - Mediation.

38. Life estate measured on someone elses natural life.

39. Unwritten - unexpressed promise or guarantee that a court infers to exist and that accompanies a good/product. i.e. 'boomerang example'.

40. Unauthorized intrusion by a person or a thing on land belonging to another - regardless of whether it was a mistake. Not necessary to set foot on land to constitute trespassing.

41. Deed that claims the seller must defend the title of the property against any individuals claiming to seek the title of the property.

42. In property law - an absolute ownership interest in an estate without restrictions. Highest and best form of property ownership.

43. Breaks the doctrine of fusion apart; conspiracy - attempt - and solicitation. these crimes have no actus reas - just mens rea.

44. Go to jail for less than or equal to 1yr and/or be fined less than or equal to $1000.

45. Any service on real estate that is not paid. Must file lean within 12 months of service provided.

46. A system of rules and regulations that govern our lives and society; in our action or inaction and for which a violation results in an action. Flexible to meet the needs of the evolving society.

47. 8 common law crimes form the basis of penil (criminal) code. Mrs m lamb

48. Confrontation Clause - rights of the accused in criminal law be guaranteed a speedy public trail as well as the right to seek counsel

49. Intentional; negligence - strict liability

50. Deed that passes whatever interest and control of a property to someone else without providing assurance of ownership.