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Case Law

Heart of Atlanta Motel v. United States

Heart of Atlanta Motel v. United States was a landmark case in which the Supreme Court of the United States bestowed upon the US Congress the power to compel private businesses to adhere to Title II of the Civil Rights Act 1964, which prohibits racial discrimination in public places or...

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SOX Compliance

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) of 2002 has helped to improve things on a superficial level, with more legal barriers to white collar crime in place, yet it still lacks the number of staff members required on behalf of the SEC to really regulate the new laws put into place. The...

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Hamdi v. Rumsfeld

I. Handi v. Rumsfeld, 542 U.S. 507 (2004) Decided on Monday, June 28, 2004 by the United States Supreme Court II. Facts of the Case Yaser Hamdi, an American citizen, was apprehended by the U.S. military in Afghanistan in the fall of 2001. The government had reason to believe Hamdi...

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Defending U.S. Sovereignty, Separation of Powers, and Federalism in Medellin v. Texas

Cruz’s article, “Defending U.S. Sovereignty, Separation of Powers, and Federalism in Medellin v. Texas” sought to describe the underlying legal ramifications of the Medellin v. Texas case. The case, which served as a seminal case regarding the clarification of the powers of influence of external judicial agencies on domestic court...

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ABC Pistachio Co. v. DEF Pistachio Co.

Conclusion A legal contract is an agreement between two parties, which helps in creating standards and enforceable obligations. Several elements should be present to ensure that the deal is binding between the two parties. They include the offer, acceptance, mutual assent, consideration, capacity, and legality. II. Elements of a Contract...

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Morrison v. Peach, Inc.

I. Negligence A. Conclusion Based on the case presented before the court, Peach should be held accountable for Morison's damage. First, the company should ensure that it abides by the law by providing guidelines that prohibit texting while driving. When the phone user goes ahead to text while driving like...

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Legal Case Review Report

In the case Martin V. Abilene Regional Medical Center 2006 Tex. App. LEXIS 897, Rick Martin was a patient at the Abilene Regional Medical Center where he was served under the care of Dr. Thorp Gorman and other nurses. In this case, Mr. Martin is suing Cardiology Consultants if Texas...

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The Daubert Standard in Barefoot v. Estelle

The Daubert Standard provides for opposing motions, as well as judicial discretion, in certain cases involving the presentation of ostensibly scientific testimony presented at trial. The standard grew out of a series of cases in the 1990s in which so-called 'expert scientific testimony' was crucially questioned by counsel. In common...

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Case Study Analysis: The Enrique Camarena Case

Special Agent Enrique Camarena worked with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) from 1974 through his abduction and murder in 1985 (Drug Enforcement Agency, n.d.). Special Agent Camarena was in Guadalajara, Mexico investigating a narcotics ring. After uncovering the drug trafficking ring that was headed by Rafael Caro Quintero, Special Agent...

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Anti-Miscegenation Statutes in the US

Case 1: McLaughlin v. FloridaThis case was heard in 1964, and in it the court heard an appeal by Dewey McLaughlin, who was trying to overturn a conviction handed him for co-habiting (sharing an apartment) with Connie Hoffman, a white woman. McLaughlin argued that he was not black- despite his...

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Funny Face Case Study

According to rules of jurisdiction, a lawsuit can be filed against an individual with regard to the place where they live or conduct business (Ryngaert, 2015). The three individuals Chris, Ian and Matt all live in California and conducts business in Florida. According to the rules of jurisdiction, Donald Margolin...

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Dodd-Frank and Sarbanes-Oxley

There have been several laws that have been passed to regulate the American financial companies. In 2002, the Congress passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act while in 2010, President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Amendment (Kerschberg, 2011). The two legislation have a significant influence on the practices of American companies....

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Case Study-Joe Hero

Duty of Care A duty of care is an obligation that a person behaves towards other people with cautiousness, consideration, awareness and good sense that a fairly sensible person in the same situation would. If an individual acts in a manner that does not meet these basic requirements, then their...

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Black v. Littlejohn Case Analysis

Issue of the CaseThe defendant, a licensed physician, operated on the plaintiff on October 1, 1978. On 16 August 1982, the plaintiff realized that the operation the physician performed on her was unnecessary because there were alternative drugs that could have treated her condition. The defendant denied the charges, insisting...

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Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union

Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union was a First Amendment case that sought to establish whether two provisions of the Communications Decency Act (CDA) of 1996 violated the First Amendment of the US Constitution (Watts, 2010, p. 256). The two provisions prohibited the display of patently offensive and indecent online...

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Case of Palko v. Connecticut (1937)

In what originated as a case to determine the level of criminality concerning the actions of Frank Palko, who was indicted on first degree murder charges by the State of Connecticut eventually emerged as a challenge concerning the constitutionality of the double jeopardy clauses that are contained within the Constitution...

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RJR Macdonald Inc V. Canada (Attorney General) 1995 3 SCR 199, Vanlii 64 (SCC)Parties

Parties The case has two appellants: the first appellant is RJR Macdonald Inc and the second appellant is Imperial Tobacco Ltd. The defendant is the Attorney General of Canada. The two motions of appeal were consolidated and heard together in the Quebec Supreme Court. Facts The provisions of the Tobacco...

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The Fourth Amendment And Case Law

The fourth amendment of the US Constitution prevents search and seizure without a warrant in many cases unless there is probably cause to assume that an individual is violating the law (McInnis, 2010). Evidence that law agents collect during an unlawful search and seizure is not admissible as evidence. This...

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Google Wins a Major Court Battle against Oracle

The world of business is one that is filled with scandals and controversies. Some businesses operate dependently, while others operate independently. Nonetheless, in one way or another, every business needs to use the products or services of another business in order to enhance their operation. Using the products of others...

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The Tesco Scandal: Financial and Accounting Fraud

Tesco PLC is a multinational company whose headquarters is located in the United Kingdom, and deals with consumer products such as groceries and general merchandise, with retail outlets in different parts of Asia and Europe (Ahmed, 2014). The company has enjoyed a perfect reputation and a larger command of the...

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