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Business Law Vocab - 2

Subjects : law, business-law
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1. The party opposing the appeal

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

3. 1250

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

5. 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.

6. 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

7. Law made by federal agencies; rules and regulations

8. Arbitration and Mediation

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

16. A subtype of rejection

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

18. There is an established duty of due care

19. When a law remains untouched on the presidents desk for over 10 days after congress's adjournment

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

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

22. Judge made law

23. Freedom of speech.

24. 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

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

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

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

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

29. Type of tort; taking someone elses property without consent.

30. 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

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

32. Fraud using electronic communications of any kind;

33. 2/3 vote

34. 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.

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

36. You have no duty to assist someone in peril unless you created the danger

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

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

39. States who is suing who. Identifies parties.

40. Proposed statutes - submitted to Congress or a legislature

41. Section of the fourteenth amendment where courts must provide equal protection to all cases based on scrutiny

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

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

44. Type of intentnional tort; intentionally entering land that belongs to someone else or remaining on land after being asked to leave

45. No unreasonable searches or seizures

46. A tithing of 10 men put together to hold each other accountable. Anglo-saxon method of keeping the peace.

47. The opinion of Judges who agree with the holding - but for different reasons.

48. Majority

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

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