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Business Law Vocab - 2

Subjects : law, business-law
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1. Business tort; intrusion in to someones private life; being a voyeur

2. The sharing of powers between levels of government

3. Bottom Line answer

4. Due process or the right to a hearing

5. Thurgood Marshall

6. Each side may ask the other side to produce relevant documents for inspection and copying.

7. Language added to a court's opinion that is beyond what is needed; extra words offered as guidance

8. A defendant breaches his duty of due care by failing to behave the way a reasonable person would under similar circumstances

9. Type of intentional tort; the intentional touching of an individual in a way that is unwarranted or offensive

10. Refers to lawsuits; the process of filing claims to courts

11. Cruel and unusual punishment

12. A letter that summarizes the negotiating progress

13. Freedom of speech.

14. A power granted to congress stating that congress may regulate trade between countries - other states and indian tribes

15. Type of intent to be proved; means the guilty act

16. Type of business crime; taking or using someones property

17. Race - ethincity and fundamental rights; Any government action that intentionally discriminates against racial or ethnic minorities or interferes with a fundamental right is presumed invalid.

18. During the option period of a contract

19. Aka imminent domain; government cant take a persons land unless they prove it will be used for a public purpose and provide proper compensation.

20. United States is a party; the case is about a federal statute; the suit is between citizens of two different states and the the amt is over 75 -000

21. First 10 amendments of the constitution; Compromise between federalist and antifederalists; Protects natural rights of liberty and property

22. Right to an attorney when facing a prison sentence

23. A law passed by a legislative body

24. Judge made law

25. Trial Court

26. Forbidding a law to be passed

27. States who is suing who. Identifies parties.

28. Twelve.

29. When there is no contract - but the defendant makes a promise that will induce reliance. it would be unjust not to enforce the promise

30. No state can deny citizens due process. (14th amendment) this incorporates states to be ruled under the constitution

31. Type of intentional tort; the intentional restraint of another without reasonable cause

32. Gender related; such laws must be substantially related to important government objectives. (gov't cant discriminate based on gender through the law making process)

33. (1)misrepresentation (2)concealment with the intent to take advantage of someone; deception of a person for the purpose of obtaining money or property

34. Consideration; the bargaining that leads to a deal

35. No self incrimination / due process (miranda warnings)

36. The introduction of a neutral third party in resolving a dispute; not a binding decision. Voluntary settlement.

37. Sandra Day Oconnor

38. Allows the FBI to surveillance citizens with out a search warrant from a judge

39. Defamation - obscenity - speech that creates danger

40. An offered can be terminated anytime before the offer has been accepted.

41. To a committee to be studied; and then debated and voted upon; this is where new amendments can be added.

42. Lack of opinion - malice as to public figures - negligence to private individuals

43. Article I - Section 8

44. Baron Montesquieu

45. They set time limits for debate - decide how fast the law should be deliberated and when the bill goes to the floor for debate.

46. Collected taxes and helped keep the peace in tenth century England. Equivalent to a modern day Sheriff.

47. When the bill is debated to the floor of the house.

48. Requires a meeting of the minds

49. Type of defense; when the government induces the defendant to break the law.

50. Type of defense; the practice of forcing another party to behave in an involuntary manner (whether through action or inaction) by use of threats or rewards