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BUL-2241 (Quiz #1)
The BUL stands for BULLSH!T !!!!
Terms in this set (20)
T or F: Article 1, Section 11 of the Florida Constitution states "No person shall be imprisoned for debt, except in cases of fraud".
T or F: In Florida, citizens have a Right to Privacy under Article 1, Section 23, of the Florida Constitution.
The power of Congress to impose taxes and regulations upon businesses is found in the Commerce Clause, which states Congress has the power to "To regulate Commerce with foreign Nations, and among the several States, and with the Indian Tribes". What Section of Article 1, of the US Constitution, is this granting authority published:
T or F: Law is defined in your text as "a body of rules of action or conduct prescribed by controlling authority, and having binding legal force. That which must be obeyed and followed by citizens subject to sanctions or legal consequence is a law." Black's Law Dictionary, 6th ed.,
True Dat, True Dat!
When America was formed, there was no formal legal system in place. What did early, 18th Century, Americans use as the basis for today's legal system?
Relied on English Common Law
T or F: In a lawsuit between two private, business professionals-- the accused party has the right to remain silent. That is, the defendant cannot be forced to testify against himself because of his/her 5th Amendment privilege against self-incrimination.
You think it's TRUE? NOPE!!! FALSE!!
A plaintiff in a lawsuit seeks a "remedy". Which of the following would be considered a remedy?
(All of the Above)
T or F: A law must be ethical before it is enforceable.
False (What you think am lying?)
Philosopher Thomas Hobbes believed that people in a "state of nature" would rationally choose to have some form of government. This point of view is reflective of:
Social Contract Theory
T or F: Companies that practice "conscious capitalism" embrace the idea that profit and prosperity can and must go hand in hand with social justice and environmental stewardship. They operate with a holistic or systems view. This means that they understand that all stakeholders are connected and interdependent.
I see the TRUTH!!
T or F: Intellectual property is an asset, owned by a company, yet capable of being in intangible form (unlike real property). Ideas, words, images, designs, publicity rights, and trade secrets can be owned under the law.
Look and you shall seek the TRUTH!
A "grant from government that gives an inventor the exclusive right to make, use, and sell an invention for a period of twenty years. . . " best defines:
T or F: Congress' authority to grant patents and trademarks is found in Article, Section 8, of the US Constitution. This the same section of the Constitution that grants Congress its authority to regulate interstate commerce.
T or F: An invention to be granted a patent by the US Patent and Trademark Office if the invention is novel, useful, and non-obvious in light of current technology.
Florida is an "At Will" employment state, which is common in US Business law. This concept means that, unless there is a contract stating otherwise:
Employees can quit, or be fired, without giving a notice or reason
In Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Congress for the first time outlawed discrimination in employment based on race, religion, sex, or national origin. This law applies to:
Employers of 15 or more employees
T or F: Congress has yet to declare that discrimination because of pregnancy is a form of sex discrimination. Therefore, pregnant employees are afforded less protection than other classes of employees.
T or F: Unlawful sexual harassment also includes the creation of a hostile or offensive working environment, subjecting both the offending employee and the company to damage suits even if the victim was in no danger of being fired or of losing a promotion or raise.
Worker Compensation Laws are are (how about one more are) created and enforced by:
T or F: A legal way for any private employer to reduce employee theft is including a polygraph policy in their employee handbook. This way, employees are less likely to steal if they know employers can administer a "lie detector" test.
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