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An "assignment of all rights" absolves the assignor of all liability under the contract
that created the rights.
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On a contract breach, the nonbreaching party's only option is to refuse to perform.
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A delegation relieves the party making it of the obligation to perform.
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A contract can prevent the assignment of the right to receive funds.
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Kit loses her suit against Lou in a Minnesota state trial court. Kit appeals to the state court of appeals and loses again. Kit would appeal next to
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a U.S. district court.
the Minnesota Supreme Court.
the United States Supreme Court.
the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
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Molly files a suit against Naomi. They meet, and each party's attorney argues the party's case before a judge and jury. The jury presents an advisory verdict, after which the judge meets with the parties to encourage them to settle their dispute. This is
early neutral case evaluation.
a summary jury trial.
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National Consumer Goods Corporation
and Paula Purchaser agree to resolve their dispute in arbitration. The arbitrator's decision is called
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a conclusion of law.
a finding of fact.
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Ula wants to initiate a suit against Valley Farms by filing a complaint. The complaint should include
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an explanation to refute any defense the defendant might assert.
a motion for summary judgment.
a motion to dismiss.
a statement of the facts necessary to show Ula is entitled to relief.
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Fact Pattern 3-1
Java Cafes, Inc., and Kaffe Import
Corporation dispute a term in their contract.
Refer to Fact Pattern 3-1. If Java and Kaffe have a long-standing business
relationship that they would like to continue, a preferred method of settling their dispute may be mediation because
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the case will be heard by a mini-jury.
the dispute will eventually go to trial.
the process is not adversarial.
the resolution of the dispute will be decided an expert.
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George has a badly infected right foot. Herb, George's physician, prescribes amputation. George agrees. During the operation, Herb amputates the left foot. In George's suit against Herb, George's best theory for recovery is
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assumption of risk.
negligence per se.
res ipsa loquitur.
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Jean is playing a computer game on a bad disk that melts in her drive, starting a fire that injures her hands. Jean files a suit against K-Tech, Inc., the game's manufacturer. K-Tech is held liable under the doctrine of strict liability. A significant application of this doctrine is in the area of
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Caleb is driving a car in which Dotty is a passenger when an accident occurs. Caleb and Dotty are emotionally rattled, but neither is physically hurt. Caleb is not liable to Dotty on a negligence theory because
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both parties were emotionally rattled.
Caleb did not apparently intend to cause an accident.
Dotty must have been comparatively negligent.
Dotty was not injured.
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Jaqy distributes a handbill among her neighbors accusing one of them¾Ked¾of being a convicted sex offender. The statement is defamatory only if
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a neighbor repeats it.
Ked suffers emotional distress.
the statement is true.
the statement is false.
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Ralph, a van driver for Speedy Delivery Company, causes a multi-vehicle accident on a city street. Ralph and Speedy are liable to
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all those who were injured.
only those who were uninsured.
only those whose injuries could have been reasonably foreseen.
only those whose vehicles were closest to Ralph's van.
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Based on our discussion of this topic in clase, please describe the essence of the meaning of the term fraudulent misrepresentation in one word. (One word only. No credit will be given for answers exceeding one word.)