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Business Law Vocab - 2

Subjects : law, business-law
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1. Language added to a court's opinion that is beyond what is needed; extra words offered as guidance

2. The rules committee where it is put on a calendar.

3. If the proceedings of a business occur intrastate but will eventually effect proceedings interstate - this rule states that congress may interfere

4. Due process or the right to a hearing

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

6. An act of a senate member to delay the close of debate or force a decision to be made.

7. Injuries caused by neglect and oversight rather than deliberate conduct.

8. Business tort; intrusion in to someones private life; being a voyeur

9. Type of intentional tort (and crime); injuring someone by deliberate deception

10. The obligation to decide current cases based on previous rulings.

11. Talking trash

12. Proposed statutes - submitted to Congress or a legislature

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

14. Using false statements or bribes to obtain medicare payments from the federal or state government

15. Requires a meeting of the minds

16. Type of intentional tort; an act that makes a person fear imminent battery

17. The legal question that is posed in a case

18. The introduction of a neutral third party in resolving a dispute; issues a binding decision.

19. Nine.

20. 1250

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

22. A less serious crime often punishable by less than one year in prison

23. Preponderance of the evidence

24. Items such as trampolines and swimming pools; defendant is liable if there is no protection

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

26. Life - Liberty - Property

27. Faking car accidents and injury in order to gain a settlement

28. The sharing of powers between levels of government

29. A person who is on your property with your permission; you owe them a higher duty of due care to warn of known dangers

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

31. Type of defamation tort; written defamation

32. 2/3 vote

33. The defendant (defamer) knew the statement was false or acted with reckless disregard to the truth

34. Type of business crime; the trespassing taking of personal property with intent to steal it. defendant never had the right to have said property in posession

35. A party may ask the court to order an examination to find out if physical or mental damage is relevant

36. A company becomes liable if they do not perform a background check

37. Business tort; defendant improperly breached contract and causes injury to plaintiff

38. A plaintiff may generally recover even if he/she is partially negligible

39. Article I - Section 8

40. A person who volluntarily enters a situation that has an obvious danger cannot complain is he/she is injured

41. Using two or more racketeering acts to accomplish any of the following goals: (1) investing or acquiring legitimate businesses with criminal money (2)maintaining or acquiring businesses through criminal activity

42. The floor/leadership - where it is debated upon with no time limit.

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

44. Laws involving economic and social regulation; laws that regard economic or social status are presumed valid and corporations and people can be classified

45. Procedures for academic dismissal or dismissal from a government job

46. John Roberts

47. The party filing the appeal

48. Baron Montesquieu

49. Attorneys ask jurors a set of questions to determine bias

50. Action - print and other expression. Broader than the spoken word