B Law Mid Term 2014

In: Business and Management

Submitted By viki1221
Words 2788
Pages 12
Business Law Examination

|1. |Describe why or why not an order from the president to raise minimum wage would be permissible. |
| |I think raise minimum wage from the president would be permissible. And raising the minimum wage right|
| |now is more important than ever. Minimum wage increases stimulate the economy by increasing consumer |
| |spending, without adding to state and federal budget deficits. Consumer spending drives 70 percent of|
| |the economy, and increasing demand is key for jumpstarting production and re-hiring. A raise in the |
| |minimum wage puts money into the pockets of low-income consumers, who immediately spend it at local |
| |businesses. The Economic Policy Institute estimates that the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013, which |
| |would raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour, would generate $32 billion in new economic |
| |activity in communities across the country. Strengthening the minimum wage can help build a |
| |sustainable economic recovery – without increasing costs for taxpayers. |
| | |
|2. |Discuss one of the provisions in the contract that you signed and brought to class, and describe |
| |something interesting about that clause. |
| |No animals. |
| |When we rent a apartment, we firstly consider the safty . |
| |For…...

Similar Documents

B Law

... In conclude, Philip is necessary to pursue the terms in the contract, according to L’Estrange v Grauco.[12] Nevertheless, an oral statement outside the written contractual agreement is made by Philip. He has promised David an extra $5,000 because of his works. As in the case of Stilk v Myrick[13], David has already signed under a contract and should take a responsibility to provide the services. However, David wants to get the bonus, he should ensure that there must be the extra considerations. In this case, the promissory estoppel does not exist. “In many cases a renegotiated or modified contract will not be enforceable because one of the parties has not undertaken to do anything in addition to the original contract.” Philip promises David that there is $5,000 bonus when David has finished his works. Nonetheless, Philip’s promise does not suffer any loss to David. Obviously, Philip owns obligation pay $10,000 to David, but he was not bound to pay the extra $5,000 which is because the extra $5000 was out of the original contract. If David wanted to sue Philip for the extra $5,000, according to Wright v Hamilton Island Enterprises Ltd[14], he should provide more potent evidences, for example, the attendance of work at weekends. Question 3 In this situation, if Walt wants to sue Leviathan Tours Pty Ltd, it is essential to find out the expressing terms of the contract and Leviathan Tours Pty Ltd in expressing terms in the existence of an exemption clause. Janet......

Words: 2201 - Pages: 9

Mid Term

...form that always allows us to always preserve functional dependencies isAnswer | | | | | Selected Answer: |    2NF | Correct Answer: |    3NF | | | | |  Question 20 4 out of 4 points | | | A relation is first normal form ifAnswer | | | | | Selected Answer: |    all of the above | Correct Answer: |    all of the above | | | | |  Question 21 4 out of 4 points | | | A relation is second normal form if it is 1NF andAnswer | | | | | Selected Answer: |    every nonkey attribute is dependent on the entire key | Correct Answer: |    every nonkey attribute is dependent on the entire key | | | | |  Question 22 4 out of 4 points | | | In the relation R(A, B, C, D., having the composite key {A,B}, which of the following FDs would demonstrate that the relation is not 2NF?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: |    A ? C | Correct Answer: |    A ? C | | | | |  Question 23 0 out of 4 points | | | Which of the following is a valid Oracle statement to create an array type called RatingType?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: |    CREATE TYPE RatingType ARRAY[5] OF NUMBER(2); | Correct Answer: |    CREATE TYPE RatingType AS VARRAY(5) OF NUMBER(2); | | | | |  Question 24 4 out of 4 points | | | If entity instances can belong to more than one subclass in a specialization, the subclasses areAnswer | | | | | Selected Answer: |    overlapping | Correct Answer: |......

Words: 780 - Pages: 4

Mid Term

...speech (and therefore cannot be fired for it), the Supreme Court has stated that all of the following are important except:Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: |    The speech cannot be about political topics. | Correct Answer: |    The speech cannot be about political topics. | | | | | Question 13 4 out of 4 points | | | Select the best definition of whistleblower:Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: |    people who report unethical or illegal activities under the control of their employers | Correct Answer: |    people who report unethical or illegal activities under the control of their employers | | | | | Question 14 4 out of 4 points | | | A majority of states have enacted "lifestyle rights laws" that protect workers' off-duty activities including cases of smoking, cohabitation, drinking. and single parenthood.  What is the least effective argument by an employer to regulate off-the-clock activities in a state that has not enacted such lifestyle rights legislation?Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: |    There is no invasion of privacy since the employee is “at will.” | Correct Answer: |    There is no invasion of privacy since the employee is “at will.” | | | | | Question 15 4 out of 4 points | | | The Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 (ECPA):Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: |    fails to protect employees in most situations involving e-mail monitoring by public and private......

Words: 1781 - Pages: 8

Tribal Law- Mid Term

...I. Why is “terminology” so important in the text? Terminology helps us to understand the law in ways that the law might be affected by its terms. (Richland 2010 p19) More and more governments are using their traditional language in today’s codes (Richland 2010 p33) and it is important that we understand their term definitions. II. What is Law? | A rule or set of rules, enforceable by the courts, regulating the government of a state, the relationship between the organs of government and the subjects of the state, and the relationship or conduct of subjects towards each other. The term “LAW” for Anglo-American society “means the way in which societies express who they are and the ways of life they value as a people” (Justin B. Richland, 2010). Law for one tribal nation is often different than what law looks like in another (Richland p8). The Indian Civil Rights Act 1968 provided a Bill of Rights to Indians in their relations with the tribal governments. It authorizes a model code for tribal courts for Indian offenses and requires Indian consent, by states of jurisdiction over Indian territory. | | | III. What is a tribal legal system? Please provide examples. The tribal legal system is made up of the norms, structures, and practices of the tribe. Norms are the values and beliefs held by the community about the proper and improper ways to act toward other people, places, and things (Richland 2010 p4). There are two kinds of norms, substantive and......

Words: 1816 - Pages: 8


...Assignment 2 Part (a): Issue: Whether Robin has contractual rights in relation to the window coverings? Rules/ Applications: 1. Signature rule: The law states that a term is promissory and can be made expressly or impliedly. In this case, the term made between Robin and Sarah was in the written form and according to law, it is classified as express terms. In addition, Robin also signed the contract made by Sarah. Therefore signature rule applied and Robin was bound by the contents of the documents even though she did not read and understand the contract (Case from L’Estrange v Graucob). 2. Parol Evidence Rule Written contract contains all the terms and conditions of the agreements, and Sarah cannot subtract form, add to, vary or contradict the language of the written instrument. 3. Whether the Oral statement made by Sarah is a term of contract? In this case, at one of Robin and Sarah’s meetings, Robin asked Sarah whether the price of the house included curtains, blinds and window coverings. Sarah explained that all window coverings were provided for in the contract. An oral statement or representation only becomes part of the contract if a reasonable person would have regarded it as promissory. * Reasonable bystander test (Case from Oscar chess v Williams) 1) How objectively important is the representation to the overall deal? Before Robin purchase the house, she concerning about whether the house price include the window......

Words: 1815 - Pages: 8

Mid Term

...sales and accounts receivable increase. The percentage of estimated bad accounts has dropped by almost a percentage point relative to the prior year. 2. a. The FIFO method assumes the first units purchased are the first units sold during an accounting period; therefore, the ending inventory would consist of the last units purchased during that accounting period. b. The LIFO method assumes that the items purchased last are the first sold; therefore the ending inventory would consist of the first units purchased. c. A manager may choose the FIFO method during a period of inflation in order to report higher earnings. Since the first units purchased would be included in cost of goods sold and they would be at lower relative prices, a higher earnings amount will result. d. A manager may choose the LIFO method during a period of inflation in order to reduce taxes. Since the last units would be reported as cost of goods sold, they would reflect higher costs, thus reducing reported earnings. Lower earnings results in lower taxes and frees more cash for the firm. 3. a. $200,000/5years = $40,000 per year b. $200,000 – 40,000 – 40,000 = $120,000 c. Deferred tax liability. d. $64,000 – 40,000 = $24,000 4. This account is meant to draw the attention to the user that required disclosures can be found in the notes to the financial statements. Commitments refer to contractual agreements which will have a significant impact on the firm in the future. Since the......

Words: 1334 - Pages: 6

Organizational Behavior Mid Term Review

...12. December 2014 REVIEW FOR MID-TERM EXAM – ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR 1. What is explained by the field of organizational behavior? a. individual motivation b. team dynamics c. organizational structure d. all of these 2. Organizational members who are responsible for the attainment of organizational goals by planning, organizing, leading, and controlling the efforts of others in the organization are called __________. a. executives b. coordinators c. managers d. bosses 3. When starting a company, what sequence of steps should a person take? a. organize, plan, control, lead b. organize, plan, lead, control c. plan, organize, lead, control d. plan, organize, control, lead 4. Which managerial function involves designing the organization’s or workgroup’s structure, identifying what tasks need to be done, hiring the right people, delegating and assigning each task, establishing a chain of command, and creating rules for communication and decision making? a. planning b. organizing c. leading d. controlling 5. Which managerial function involves monitoring performance to ensure that it is consistent with quality and quantity standards? a. planning b. organizing c. leading d. controlling 6. Which managerial function involves directing and coordinating the work of others, influencing and motivating others, maintaining morale, and resolving individual and group conflicts? a. planning b. organizing c. leading d. controlling 7. Which managerial function involves setting goals,......

Words: 4806 - Pages: 20

Mid Term

...702 were members of the crew. A single torpedo was shot from a German U-20 submarine sunk the Lusitania in less than 20 minutes, 1,198 passengers died and only 761 people survived the incident. The attack happened on the 7th of May 1915, one week into it voyage from New York. A warning was issued from the German Embassy, stating that the risk of attack was high due to the hostile actions around the British isle. This attack also took the lives of 127 Americans. This proved to be a turning point for the Atlantic war. This event set in motion the United States entering World War I. Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 The Malaysian airlines flight embarked from Amsterdam in a Boeing 777. The final destination was for Kuala Lumpur on 17th of July 2014. The Planes route took it through an active war zone that was controlled by the Dunbass People militia. The plane was shot down by a Buk surface to air missile. The plane crashed near Torez in Donetsk, Ukraine, killing all of the 283 passengers and 15 crew on board, total death of all passengers and crew of 298. This attack was against a passenger airline that enter hostile airspace. As a result of this flight patterns have been redirected around the airspace that is controlled by militants. Disaster Similarities and Dissimilarities The Lusitania and Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 both entered areas that where controlled or under conflict by hostile forces. While the Lusitania was a ship it was the primary means of transport for......

Words: 1099 - Pages: 5

Geol Mid Term Essays

...observations of the stars, and planets, and their distance to and from the earth. This research directly led to Kepler, who was Brahe’s last assistant when Brahe died in 1601. Johannes Kepler was Brahe’s assistant, in Brahe’s final days. Kepler then took over at the Observatory, and focused his study of Mars. This study, allowed Kepler to establish what is now knowns as Kepler’s Law, which identify the planet’s ellipse with the sun, the planets speed around the sun, the average distance from the sun, and the time to complete one revolution around the sun. Isaac Newton is one of the biggest contributors. His contributions tie astronomy and physics together as his laws for motion and gravity, helped provide a physical descriptive to support Kepler’s laws. It truly is amazing, looking at the time line of all these individuals, and as one passed on, another was born, who studied and learned and progressed the previous person work. So now, because of the creation of the telescope, the studies of the planets not just in our own solar system, but in solar systems light years away, and the basis of Kepler's Laws and the extension of Newtons work, we are able to identify the size of planets and starts, they type of stars, or suns, these planets rotate around, hopefully in the future endeavor of finding a habitable planet similar to earth that would have the same characteristics of our own. 2) Explain the relationship of geography to other scientific disciplines. ......

Words: 2924 - Pages: 12

Mid Term

...Enl 200 Oct. 16, 2014 Compare and contrast the theme of sexuality in three of the texts we’ve read so far. In several texts we have read in class so far there has been hidden meanings and in order to figure out these meanings we've had to analyze the context of the texts. One of the hidden themes we have found in several texts is that of sexuality. In the texts where it has been seen the most is that of the novel Dracula and in two Edgar Allen Poe poems, such as, "Annabel Lee" and "The Sleeper". These all have clear themes of sexuality in each though some parts are different, however, they all have similar traits. These three texts are alike not just because they have the theme of sexuality but they all deal with the death of a lady and how the main characters of these texts are attracted to their death which is preceived as uncanny. In the book Dracula by Bram Stoker Dracula is a vampire who finds a victim named Lucy who he sucks her blood until she dies when Lucy is dead she is still seen as beautiful by the characters and are all still in love with her although she is dead. In the poem "Annabel Lee" the character's love Annabel has died but he is still attracted to her and talks about her as if she is still alive and lays with her every night. The next poem "The Sleeper" is similiar to "Annabel Lee" because the main character has lost the love of his life a beautiful woman. The character like in "Annabel Lee" struggles to deal with the nature of life and death.......

Words: 671 - Pages: 3

Mid Terms

...consideration of Contract Law and highlights the importance of Contract Law to everyday transactions. Contract Law, as the name suggests, is the relevant law governing contracts and their enforcement. Before going on to deal with the specific issues in the Cotton Sale case, let’s first consider some general useful concepts. The first, of course, is what is a contract. A contract is “a legally enforceable promise or set of promises.”[1] What distinguishes a contract from any other promise is its legal enforceability. Legal enforceability may be considered in two components. The first is that if the contract is broken, then the person to whom the promise was made...has certain legal rights against the person who made the promise.”[2] The second component of legal enforceability includes the elements necessary to establish a contract. These elements are what separate a legally enforceable promise from a promise to do something. In order for a contract to be valid, there must exist four basic elements: 1) an agreement must exist between the parties involved; 2) each party to the contract must receive something of value or consideration; 3) both parties must have the capacity to enter into a contract (able to understand the nature and effect of their promises); and 4) the contract must be for a legal purpose. . For an agreement to exist there must be an offer and an acceptance. An offer is “an expression of willingness to contract on a specific set of terms, made by the offeror......

Words: 1637 - Pages: 7

Mid Term

...1. The objective of digital forensics is to provide evidence in a court of law by utilizing the following actions, except: Discovery Recovery Analysis Presentation 2. Forensics evidence must undergo the following broad tests, except: Authenticity Reliability Completeness Fairness 3. Spoliation covers all the areas, except: Withholding Authenticating Alteration Destruction 4. Searching memory in real time is an example of what type of forensics? Network Live Software Operating System 5. Which of the following is a type of intellectual property theft? Piracy Extortion Identity Theft Phishing 6. Which of the following is a form of fraud? Spamming Hacking Phishing Money Laundering 7. Key factors provide good opportunities to commit cybercrimes, except: Acceptable risk Attractiveness Authorization Availability 8. The following laws address cybercrimes, except: Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Spyware Security Act CAN-SPAM Act UIGEA Act 9. Courts deal with four types of evidence. Which is not a type of evidence? Real Testimonial Actual Demonstrative 10. Which is not an anti-forensic activity? Data hiding Data fabrication Data transformation Data redundancy 11. Three types of forces act on evidence. Which type does not? Human Mechanical Natural Incidental 12. A search warrant allows collection of equipment. Prior notice is a requirement...

Words: 948 - Pages: 4

Ph220 Mid Term

...PH220 Mid Term Click Link Below To Buy: http://hwaid.com/shop/ph220-mid-term/ 1. Three forces pull on a block, the first is 65 N and in the positive x direction. The second is 65 N in the negative x direction and the third is 45 N and is 90 degrees from the first two forces in the positive y direction. What can you say about the resultant force? A) b. The resultant force is 45 N and in the positive y direction. B) c. The resultant force is 45 N and in the negative y direction. C) d. The resultant force is 65 N and in the negative y direction. D) a. The resultant force is zero. 2. A cannonball is fired horizontally with an initial velocity of 655 m/s from the end of a cliff 725 m high. How far in the x direction does the cannonball in the air before it hits the ground? A) c. 5670 m B) b. 4030 m C) d. 9540 m D) a. 8070 m 3. The international space station orbits the Earth at an altitude of about 250 km. What is the acceleration due to gravity at that height above the ground? The mass of the Earth is 5.98 x 1024 kg and the radius of the Earth is 6371 km. A) b. 0 m/s5 B) c. 9098710 m/s5 C) d. 9.10 m/s5 D) a. 9.8 m/s5 4. A subatomic particle with mass m initially are rest suddenly decays. If one of the resultant particles with mass 0.40 m of mass leaves with a velocity of 5.5 x 105 m/s, what is the velocity of the other particle created? A) d. 2.5 x 105 m/s B) c. 6.0 x 105 m/s C) a. 3.3 x 105 m/s D) b. 3.7 x 105 m/s 5. A 7.93 kg box...

Words: 586 - Pages: 3

Mid Term

...CHAPTER 1: 1. A systematic grouping of people brought together to accomplish some specific purpose is call a(n): ______ B: Organization 2. Common characteristics that are found in every organization include the following except for: A: it has been organized by a union. 3. Titles of typical top management positions include the following EXCEPT: D: district manager 4. Organizations develop a systematic structure that defines the various roles of members. This may include the following EXCEPT FOR: E: creating informal cliques. 5. The Taft-Hartley Act started that any person who can do which of the following is a supervisor? A/ Lay off B/ Hire C/ Suspend C/ Transfer E/ All of the above 6. Organizations may be divided in the following distinct levels EXCEPT FOR: B: board of directors 7. The controlling function includes all of the following EXCEPT FOR: D: resolving conflicts among members. 8. The bottom level in the pyramid is occupied by: E: operative employees 9. As the role of coach, the supervisor is expected to: A: know how to listen to, guide, train, and assist. 10. Individuals who reflect a group of people responsible for establishing the organizations overall objectives and developing the policies to achieve these objectives are called: D: top-level managers 11. The management function which involves monitoring activities to ensure that targets are being met is called _______ A: controlling 12. Another way to......

Words: 10145 - Pages: 41

Business Law - Mid-Term - #1

...Kimberly Cunningham BA – 226 Mid – Term Paper January 31, 2012 SOPA/PIPA “Stop Online Piracy Act”/“Protect Intellectual Property Act” Recently, there has been much debate regarding the Stop Online Piracy and Protect Intellectual Property acts. Both of these acts involve online copyright infringement of intellectual property. These acts are basically attempting to put in place regulations for the government to control the content of what is being “shared” over the internet. The first act that was written was the “Protect Intellectual Property Act,” (“PIPA”) which was introduced by Senator Patrick Leahy on May 12, 2011. This proposed act was to limit access to various websites operating outside of the United States which were/are engaging in copyright and intellectual property infringement. Basically, what is covered in this proposed act is the illegal infringement of copy written materials through various channels, including distribution via the internet. This act is proposing that internet service providers have a duty to protect copy written materials by making such internet sites unavailable to the average user by not posting links to questionable sites. In addition, search engines, under this act, would be required to disable access to any internet sites engaging in questionable activities and not provide a hypertext to these internet sites. The second act, (often referred to as the “Sister Act” of “PIPA”), was introduced by Republican House Member......

Words: 619 - Pages: 3