I enjoyed working on this. Business law is interesting and not that difficult if you read the chapters carefully, then think about the various new ideas that they present.
1. Marney sued Chuck for sexual harassment. The jury awarded Marney $1 million. If Chuck thinks the award is unfair, he may file
B. an appeal in the appropriate appellate court.
2. In which of the following scenarios could a federal court exercise jurisdiction over the case?
B. Alice, a citizen of Missouri, files suit against Bob, a citizen of California. For damages of $10,000 resulting from a car accident.
3. Which of the following serves as the most significant source of law in the American legal system? D. Case law
4. Jane notices that the sole clerk in a convenience store has left the building to take a cigarette break. Jane decides against taking a candy bar from the store because she has always believed that stealing is wrong. Jane's decision would be classified as A. duty-based ethics.
5. Which of the following disputes would be considered a good candidate for online dispute resolution? B. Monica purchases a shirt from Eddie's, a store in a local mall, which also has a Web site called Eddies.com. The shirt unravels after one wash, and the store refuses to refund Monica's money.
6. Hillary sues Mona for damages for what Hillary alleges was her wrongful termination. As what type of law would Hillary's suit against Mona be classified? D. Civil law
7. Which of the following is a true statement about bribery of foreign officials? A. If the purpose of payment is to get the official to act in his or her official capacity to provide a business opportunity, bribery of foreign government officials is prohibited.
ABC Corp. develops a soda named Caroline Cola. The sodas are to be canned with labels that feature a picture of a famous actress, Carol Burnett. State authorities refused to grant ABC Corp. the authority it needed to market the sodas. This issue should focus primarily on which amendment to the United States Constitution?
D. Ninth Amendment
In which of the following types of cases would courts make decisions based on a "reasonable consumer"standard? C. Deceptive advertising
10. McDougal's Restaurant possesses trademark rights to its name. McDougal's Larry registered the Internet domain name, McDougals.com, to sell his 100% nonbeef food products. McDougal's wants Larry to stop using its name, but doesn't want a lengthy court battle. McDougal's may
A. submit a complaint to an ICANN-approved dispute-resolution provider..
11. Which of the following illustrates an issue that could be settled by online dispute resolution?
C. A suit against Walport Discount Stores (which also owns an Internet site called walport.com) regarding a product purchased at a store located in New Jersey
12. Which of the following situations presents a case over which a federal court may exercise federal jurisdiction?
A. A suit filed by Ally against the city of Boston alleging that a city ordinance restricts her constitutional right to free speech
13. Sara isn't pleased with the quality of a computer she purchased from Byte Computers over the Internet. Byte Computers refuses to refund Sara's money. If the parties agree to online dispute resolution, the online forum will probably apply
B. universal legal principles.
14. Company A just finished investing millions of dollars in a new product, which should make the company lots of money. Shortly before the product arrives in stores, the company discovers the product may not meet federal guidelines regarding the amount of testing required for the product. Which of the following questions might the product fail? B. Is the action legal
15. The only way Company A can afford to develop a drug that will cure cancer is to test the drug on a small group of individuals who have cancer. A small risk exists that the experimental drug could actually worsen the cancer in the individuals taking the drug. The company determines that because society as a whole will reap the benefits, it should test the drug on the individuals. Of course, the company explains the risks to the tested individuals. The rationalization engaged in by the company would best be described as
A. duty-based ethics.
16. In which of the following disputes might state law compel arbitration?
A. A school district teachers' strike
17. Company A owns 1,000 acres of timberland in California. The United States government contacts Company A and informs the company the government needs the timber owned by Company A to build shelters for the homeless. The government informs the company it will be paid $100 for the timber on the land it owns. Which of the following constitutional amendments has the government likely violated?
C. Ninth Amendment
18. Shannon wants to sue Spelling Industries for her alleged wrongful termination. Shannon should file
A. suit in the appropriate trial court
19. Marc and Ricky have been involved in an ongoing argument, in which Marc alleges that Ricky stole a song written by Marc, and that Ricky made millions after recording the song. Marc threatens to file suit. However, after he and Ricky meet on several occasions, Ricky agrees to pay Marc $500,000 and to show Marc some of his famous dance moves if Marc agrees not to file suit. Marc eagerly agrees. Marc and Ricky resolved their dispute through
20. Which of the following disputes could be properly resolved by online dispute resolution?
D. Susie files suit against Old Town Clothes due to allegedly defective lowrider jeans. Susie purchased her lowrider jeans at an Old Town Clothes store located in Orlando, Florida. However, the same jeans are available on the Web site OldTownClothes.com