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    1.   Lou DiBella was an executive responsible for programming boxing shows on HBO cable network. DiBella signed Bernard Hopkins, the then–middleweight world boxing champion, to participate in a fight televised by HBO. After DiBella’s departure from the network, he and Hopkins entered into an agreement in which Hopkins paid $50,000.
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  Multiple Choice Questions   1.  Milton Friedman was a strong believer in the _____________ model.   He _______________ argue that a corporate leader's sole obligation is to make money for the company's owners. (a)shareholder;  did (b)shareholder;  did not (c)stakeholder;  did (d)stakeholder;  did not     2.  Which of the following wrote the book Utilitarianism and believed that ethical actions should.
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      1.  American Bakeries had a fleet of over 3,000 delivery trucks. Because of the increasing cost of gasoline, the company was interested in converting the trucks to propane fuel. It signed a requirements contract with Empire Gas, in which Empire would convert “approximately 3,000” trucks to propane fuel, as American.
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    1.   The Senate recently released a report on wrongdoing at JPMorgan Chase & Co.  It found that bank executives lied to investors and the public.  Also, traders, with the knowledge of top management, changed risk limits to facilitate more trading and then violated even these higher limits. Executives revalued the.
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        1.  Until recently, every state had a statute outlawing the burning of American flags.  But in Texas v. Johnson, the Supreme Court declared such statutes unconstitutional, saying that flag burning is symbolic speech, protected by the First Amendment.  Does Congress have the power to overrule the Court’s decision?   2.  In 1988,.
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      4.Shawn was caught stealing letters from mailboxes. After pleading guilty, he was sentenced to two months’ in prison and three years’ supervised release. One of the supervised release conditions required him to stand outside a post office for eight hours wearing a signboard stating, “I stole mail. This is my.
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    ETHICS Chitika, Inc. provided online tracking tools on websites. When consumers clicked the “opt-out” button, indicating that they did not want to be tracked, they were not – for ten days. After that, the software would resume tracking. Is there a legal problem with Chitika’s system? An ethical problem?  What.
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    1.A Saudi Arabian government-run hospital hired American Scott Nelson to be an engineer.  The parties signed the employment agreement in the United States.  On the job, Nelson reported that the hospital had significant safety defects.  For this, he was arrested, jailed, and tortured for 39 days. Upon his release to.
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      1.In 1996, California legalized the medical use of marijuana, even though it was still illegal under federal law.  Californians Angel Raich and Diane Monson used homegrown medical marijuana.  When federal agents destroyed their plants, Monson and Raich sued, claiming, among other things, that the Commerce Clause did not permit the.
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        2. After the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the U.S. government imprisoned suspected terrorists in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.  Officials argued that these detainees did not enjoy constitutional rights because they were not on U.S. soil, even though they were held by Americans.  Are the freedoms guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution reserved for.
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    3.  Carter was an employee of the Sheriff’s office in Hampton, Virginia.  When his boss, Sheriff Roberts, was up for reelection against Adams, Carter “liked” the Adams campaign’s Facebook page.  Upon winning reelection, Sheriff Roberts fired Carter, who then sued on free speech grounds.  Is a Facebook “like” protected under.
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Multiple Choice Questions 1.In a criminal case, which statement is true? (a)The prosecution must prove the government’s case by a preponderance of the evidence. (b)The criminal defendant is entitled to a lawyer even if she cannot afford to pay for it herself. (c)The police are never allowed to question the accused without a lawyer.
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    Case Questions   1.At approximately 7:50 pm bells at the train station rang and red lights flashed, signaling an express train’s approach. David Harris walked onto the tracks, ignoring a yellow line painted on the platform instructing people to stand back. Two men shouted to Harris, warning him to get off the.
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    4.Niels owned three adjoining parcels of land in Arizona. Hannah wanted to buy one. Over dinner, the two sketched and signed this agreement: “Binding Contract: Niels agrees to sell one of his three Arizona lots to Hannah. Within 14 days, the parties will meet on the land, decide which lot.
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    4.  An off-duty, out-of-uniform police officer and his son purchased some food from a 7-Eleven store and were still in the parking lot when a carload of teenagers became rowdy.  The officer went to speak to them and the teenagers assaulted him.  The officer shouted to his son to get.
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      3.Central Maine Power Co. made a promotional offer in which it promised to pay a substantial sum to any homeowner or builder who constructed new housing heated with electricity. Motel Services, Inc., which was building a small housing project for the city of Waterville, Maine, decided to install electrical heat.
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      1.Gail Norton began dating Russell Hoyt under the mistaken impression that he was single. She later learned that he was married, but he repeatedly assured her he was getting a divorce. Six years later, Hoyt convinced Norton to quit her job so that they could travel together. He promised that.
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    3.  ETHICS Melnick built a house for Gintzler, but the foundation was defective. Gintzler agreed to accept the foundation if Melnick guaranteed to make future repairs caused by the defects. Melnick agreed but later refused to make any repairs. Melnick argued that his promise to make future repairs was unsupported.
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  Multiple Choice Questions 1.  Greenville College, a public community college, has a policy of admitting only male students.  If the policy is challenged under the 14th Amendment, ___ scrutiny will be applied. (a)strict (b)intermediate (c)rational (d)none of the above   2.  You begin work at Everhappy Corp. at the beginning of November.  On your second day at.
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  Multiple Choice Questions 1.  Jane writes an article for a newspaper reporting that Ann was arrested for stealing a car. The story is entirely false.  Ann is not a public figure.  Which of the following torts has Jane committed? (a)Ordinary slander (b)Slander per se (c)Libel (d)None of the above   2.  Refer to Question 1.  If Ann.
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  Multiple Choice Questions 1.  A sitcom actor, exhausted after his 10-hour workweek, agrees to buy a briefcase full of cocaine from Lewis for $12,000.  John and the actor have a ______________ contract. (a)valid (b)unenforceable (c)voidable (d)void   2.  Carol says, “Pam, you’re my best friend in the world.  I just inherited a million bucks, and I want.
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    3. British discovery practice differs from that in the United States.  Most discovery in Britain concerns documents.  The lawyers for the two sides, called solicitors, must deliver to the opposing side a list of all relevant documents in their possession.  Each side may then request to look at and copy.
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Multiple Choice Questions 1.For which of the following activities can a foreign sovereign be sued? (a)Operating a factory dangerously (b)Issuing a law that discriminates against a certain group (c)Suspending the civil rights of its people (d)None of the above   2.    Outdoor Technologies (an Australian company) obtained a judgment for $500,000 against Silver Star (a Chinese company).
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        Multiple Choice Questions 1.Rebecca, in Honolulu, faxes a job offer to Spike, in Pittsburgh, saying, “We can pay you $55,000 per year, starting June 1.”  Spike faxes a reply, saying, “Thank you! I accept your generous offer, though I will also need $3,000 in relocation money. See you June 1. Can’t.
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  Multiple Choice Questions 1.  Two cars, driven by Fred and Barney, collide.  At trial, the jury determines that the accident was 90% Fred's fault and 10% Barney's fault.  Barney's losses total $100,000.  If he lives in a state that uses contributory negligence, Barney will recover ________________. (a)$0 (b)$10,000 (c)$50,000 (d)$90,000 (e)$100,000.   2.  Assume the same facts as.
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  Multiple Choice Questions The following agency is charged with the regulation of electronic communications: (a) National Security Agency (b) Federal Trade Commission (c) Federal Communications Commission (d) None of the above   Because Blaine Blogger reviews movies on his blog, cinemas allow him in for free. Nellie Newspaper Reporter also gets free admission to movies. Blaine.
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    1. You Be the Judge: WRITING PROBLEM.  An undercover drug informant learned from a mutual friend that Philip Friedman “knew where to get marijuana.” The informant asked Friedman three times to get him some marijuana, and Friedman agreed after the third request. Shortly thereafter Friedman sold the informant a.
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    1.  For 20 years, Art’s Flower Shop relied almost exclusively on advertising in the yellow pages to bring business to its shop in a small West Virginia town. One year the yellow pages printer accidentally omitted to print Art’s ad, and Art’s suffered an enormous drop in business. Art’s sued.
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    5.  In the bleachers… “You’re a prince, George!”  Mike exclaimed.  “Who else would give me a ticket to the big game?” “No one, Mike, no one.” “Let me offer my thanks.  I’ll buy you a beer!” “Ah,” George said.  “A large beer would hit the spot right now.” “Small.  Let me buy you a small.
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  Multiple Choice Questions 1.   A bill is vetoed by ___. (a)the Speaker of the House (b)a majority of the voting members of the Senate (c)the President (d)the Supreme Court   2.   If a bill is vetoed, it may still become law if it is approved by ___. (a)2/3 of the Supreme Court (b)2/3 of registered voters (c)2/3 of the Congress (d)the.
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    1.  Burglar Bob breaks into Vince Victim’s house.  Bob steals a flat screen TV and laptop, and does a significant amount of damage to the property before he leaves.  Fortunately, Vince has a state of the art security system.  It captures excellent images of Bob, who is soon caught by.
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  Multiple Choice Questions 1.  For consideration to exist, there must be: (a)    A bargained-for exchange (b)    A manifestation of mutual assent (c)    Genuineness of assent (d)    Substantially equal economic benefits to both parties   2.Which of the following requires consideration in order to be binding on the parties? (a)    Modification of a contract involving the sale of.
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    4.Roommates.com operated a website designed to match people renting spare rooms with those looking for a place to live. Before subscribers could search listings or post housing opportunities on Roommate’s website, they had to create profiles, a process that required them to answer a series of questions that included the.
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  Multiple Choice Questions   1.  The burden of proof in a civil trial is to prove a case ___.  The burden of proof rests with the ___.   (a)beyond a reasonable doubt;  plaintiff (b)by a preponderance of the evidence;  plaintiff (c)beyond a reasonable doubt;  defendant (d)by a preponderance of the evidence;  defendant   2.  Alice is suing Betty.  After.
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  Multiple Choice Questions 1.At a fraternity party, George mentions that he is going to learn to hang glide during spring break. Vicki, a casual friend, overhears him, and the next day she purchases a $100,000 life insurance policy on George’s life. George has a happy week of hang gliding. But on.
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    3.  Guyan Machinery, a West Virginia manufacturing corporation, hired Albert Voorhees as a salesman and required him to sign a contract stating that if he left Guyan he would not work for a competing corporation anywhere within 250 miles of West Virginia for a two-year period. Later, Voorhees left Guyan.
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  Multiple Choice Questions   1.  The United States Constitution is among the finest legal accomplishments in the history of the world.  Which of the following influenced Franklin, Jefferson, and the rest of the Founding Fathers? (a)English common-law principles (b)The Iroquois’ system of federalism (c)Both A and B (d)None of the above   2.  Which of the following parts.
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