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Business Law Vocab - 2

Subjects : law, business-law
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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