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Business Law Vocab - 2

Subjects : law, business-law
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Type of tort; taking someone elses property without consent.






2. Nine.






3. (1)statement (2)falseness (3)communicated (4)injury






4. The legal doctrine whereby an act is considered negligent because it violates a statute (or regulation)






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






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






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






8. Factual case






9. Someone on the property by right of a public place. highest duty of due care is owed to avoid negligence






10. Any scheme that attempts to unlawfully obtain money or services illegally through the US postal service






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






12. Freedom of speech.






13. Malicious use of fire or explosives to damage or destroy real estate or property






14. 2/3 vote






15. The party opposing the appeal






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






17. Judge made law






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






19. The process of one party's lawyer to question the other party or a potential witness under oath.






20. Trial Court






21. Type of intent to be proved; means a guilty state of mind






22. A court will imply by conduct that there was an agreement between two parties






23. Consists of two members of the House of Representatives and two members of the senate; they try to compromise between two edited versions of a bill to make it equal.






24. Type of defense; the defendant is incapable of forming mens rea






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






26. A document filed by the losing party requesting the federal court to appeal a case.






27. A violation of a duty imposed by a civil law.






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






29. Punishable by a prison sentence of one year or more






30. Law made by federal agencies; rules and regulations






31. 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






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






33. There is no intention to a contract but the plaintiff gives some benefit to the defendant who knows the plaintiff expects compensation. it would be unjust not to award the damages.






34. The sharing of powers between levels of government






35. If the plaintiff is even slightly negligent he/she recovers nothing






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






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






38. A law passed by a legislative body






39. The legal question that is posed in a case






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






41. Right to an attorney when facing a prison sentence






42. 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






43. Agreement (offer and acceptance)






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






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






46. 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.






47. Harm caused by a deliberate action






48. 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






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






50. Aricle IV section 2 of the constitution that states that the constitution and the united States are the laws of the land. Federal government trumps state law