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Business Law Vocab - 2

Subjects : law, business-law
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1. Trial Court

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

3. Fraud using electronic communications of any kind;

4. Forbidding a law to be passed

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

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

7. A law passed by a legislative body

8. 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

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

10. Type of business crime; the fraudulent conversion of property already in the defendants posession.

11. Pretrial motions; motions for a summary judgement; asks the court to resolve a lawsuit before it goes to trial

12. Nine.

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

14. Proposed statutes - submitted to Congress or a legislature

15. Forseeable harm

16. Factual case

17. John Roberts

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

19. States who is suing who. Identifies parties.

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

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

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

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

24. The documents that begin a lawsuit: consists of the complaint - answer and sometimes a reply

25. FCC (Federal Communications Commission)

26. Law made by federal agencies; rules and regulations

27. The legal question that is posed in a case

28. Wrote 'On the Laws and Customs of England'

29. Injury

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

31. Requires a meeting of the minds

32. Termination by simply turning down the offer

33. If a company does not address an insubordinate employee - they become liable

34. Trial.

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

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

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

38. A letter that summarizes the negotiating progress

39. Twelve.

40. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

49. The facts imply that the defendants negligence caused the act; 'the thing speaks for itself'

50. Termination when an offer specifies a time limit for acceptance and the period is binding.