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Business Law Vocab - 2

Subjects : law, business-law
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1. No unreasonable searches or seizures

2. For the defendant to be liable - the type of harm must have been reasonably forseeable.

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

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

5. A letter that summarizes the negotiating progress

6. The legal question that is posed in a case

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

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

9. When there is no contract - but the defendant makes a promise that will induce reliance. it would be unjust not to enforce the promise

10. States who is suing who. Identifies parties.

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

12. Capacity; the parties must be adults and mentally competent

13. 1250

14. 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

15. Arbitration and Mediation

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

17. Type of intent to be proved; means the guilty act

18. The party filing the appeal

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

20. Talking trash

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

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

23. A contract put in writing laying out all of the terms

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

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

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

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

28. The study of how people ought to act; does not always mean legal.

29. Right to an attorney when facing a prison sentence

30. Trial.

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

32. They set time limits for debate - decide how fast the law should be deliberated and when the bill goes to the floor for debate.

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

34. Trial Court

35. System of checks and balances within the federal government

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

37. Reasoning court gives for the holding

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

39. Bottom Line answer

40. Defamation - obscenity - speech that creates danger

41. Twelve.

42. 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

43. Judges are obligated to follow precedent

44. It must be voted on and approved by both houses and then approved by the president. then it is a law

45. To the conference committee

46. Termination when the offeror dies or the physical contract is destroyed

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

48. Proposed statutes - submitted to Congress or a legislature

49. Type of intentional tort; the intentional touching of an individual in a way that is unwarranted or offensive

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