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Family Law - Chapter 10
Adjudicate
Amnesty
Appellant
Beneficiary
To decide by judicial process; to judge.
Forgiveness; a pardon issued by the state.
The party bringing an appeal because of disagreement with the…
The person named in a document such as a will or insurance po…
Adjudicate
To decide by judicial process; to judge.
Amnesty
Forgiveness; a pardon issued by the state.
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Business Law - Chapter 10
Forbearance
Promisor
Promisee
Pledge
Promise to refrain from doing something
Party who makes the promise
The party who the promise is made to
A promise to donate money
Forbearance
Promise to refrain from doing something
Promisor
Party who makes the promise
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chapter 10 street law
arson
auto theft
burglary
carjacking
The malicious burning of someone else's or one's own dwelling…
unauthorized taking of a vehicle without the intent to return…
The forcible breaking and entering of premises closed for bus…
Occurs if a person uses force or intimidation to steal a car…
arson
The malicious burning of someone else's or one's own dwelling…
auto theft
unauthorized taking of a vehicle without the intent to return…
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Business Law Chapter 10
1. Consideration is optional in every…
2. An exception to the rule requiring…
3. An illusory promise is not consider…
4. Past consideration as a rule qualif…
false
true
true
false
1. Consideration is optional in every…
false
2. An exception to the rule requiring…
true
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Chapter 10 Media Law
Continuance
Sequestrian
Gag Orders
Admonitions
postponement of a trial to a later time
isolation of jury from the public to avoid prejudice from pub…
A nonlegal term used to describe court orders that prohibit p…
when a judge instructs jurors warning them to avoid potential…
Continuance
postponement of a trial to a later time
Sequestrian
isolation of jury from the public to avoid prejudice from pub…
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chapter 10 street law
arson
auto theft
burglary
carjacking
The malicious burning of someone else's or one's own dwelling…
unauthorized taking of a vehicle without the intent to return…
The forcible breaking and entering of premises closed for bus…
Occurs if a person uses force or intimidation to steal a car…
arson
The malicious burning of someone else's or one's own dwelling…
auto theft
unauthorized taking of a vehicle without the intent to return…
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Law chapter 10 vocab
interest group
pluralism
elitism
hyperpluralism
an organization with shared policy goals entering the policy…
groups each pressing for their preferred policies compete in…
uperclass elite hold power and run government
groups are so strong that government is weakened
interest group
an organization with shared policy goals entering the policy…
pluralism
groups each pressing for their preferred policies compete in…
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Business Law Chapter 10
lottery
wager
compounding a crime
competency license
This has three elements: a prize, chance, and consideration.
A bet on the uncertain outcome of an event, such as a footbal…
To refrain from informing on or prosecuting an alleged crime…
State requirement for people in certain occupations and busin…
lottery
This has three elements: a prize, chance, and consideration.
wager
A bet on the uncertain outcome of an event, such as a footbal…
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Criminal Law: Chapter 10
Common law rape
Common law sodomy
carnal knowledge
aggravated rape
Intentional, forced, nonconsensual, heterosexual vaginal pene…
anal intercourse between two males
vaginal sexual intercourse
Rape by strangers or individuals with weapons who physically…
Common law rape
Intentional, forced, nonconsensual, heterosexual vaginal pene…
Common law sodomy
anal intercourse between two males
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Chapter 10- Business Law
Contracts
Agreement
Mutual assent
Contract
voluntary agreements between parties
a voluntary exchange of promises between two or more legally…
to perform current or future contractional duties
an agreement that meets certain additional legal criteria and…
Contracts
voluntary agreements between parties
Agreement
a voluntary exchange of promises between two or more legally…
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Law Studies Chapter 10
arson
vandalism
larceny
shoplifting
willful and malicious burning of a person's proprrty
willful destruction of, or damage to, the property of another
unlawful taking and carrying away of the property of another…
taking items from a store without paying or intending to pay…
arson
willful and malicious burning of a person's proprrty
vandalism
willful destruction of, or damage to, the property of another
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Chapter 10 Law
Arson
Vandalism
Concealement
Larcency
Willful and maliscious burning of a person's property
Willful destruction of the property of another
Attempted shoplifting
Unlawful taking and carrying away of the property of another…
Arson
Willful and maliscious burning of a person's property
Vandalism
Willful destruction of the property of another
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Law chapter 10
Abduction
Abduction by parents
Abduction by strangers
Others
Illegal,forced removal of a child from the custodial parent
66%
25%
9%
Abduction
Illegal,forced removal of a child from the custodial parent
Abduction by parents
66%
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Business Law Chapter 10
Acceptor
Accommodation party
Bearer
Bearer paper
A drawee of a draft who binds himself to pay the payee the fa…
A person who indorses a note or draft that is not made... payabl…
The person (or company) in possession of a note or draft made…
A negotiable instrument that is either payable to bearer or n…
Acceptor
A drawee of a draft who binds himself to pay the payee the fa…
Accommodation party
A person who indorses a note or draft that is not made... payabl…
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law Chapter 10
lottery
wager
compounding a crime
competency license
This has three elements: a prize, chance, and consideration.
A bet on the uncertain outcome of an event, such as a footbal…
To refrain from informing on or prosecuting an alleged crime…
State requirement for people in certain occupations and busin…
lottery
This has three elements: a prize, chance, and consideration.
wager
A bet on the uncertain outcome of an event, such as a footbal…
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Law Studies Chapter 10
Arson
Vandalism
Larceny
Shoplifting
The deliberate and malicious burning of another person's prop…
The deliberate destruction or defacement of another person's…
The unlawful taking of another's property with the intent to…
A form of larceny in which a person takes items from a store…
Arson
The deliberate and malicious burning of another person's prop…
Vandalism
The deliberate destruction or defacement of another person's…
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Chapter 10 - LAW
Disclosure made in the public interest
Gagging clause
Fraud committed by
Insider dealing is the criminal offenc…
(not in good faith)
employment contract or severance agreement which seeks to lim…
abuse of position or failing to disclose information + false…
dealing in securities while in possession of sensitive inform…
Disclosure made in the public interest
(not in good faith)
Gagging clause
employment contract or severance agreement which seeks to lim…
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Law Chapter 10
Tort
Tortfeasor
tortious conduct
restatement of Torts
A civil wrong in which one party's action or inaction causes…
one who comits a civil wrong against another that resluts in…
the wrongful action or inaction of a tortfeasor.
an influential document issued by the american law institute…
Tort
A civil wrong in which one party's action or inaction causes…
Tortfeasor
one who comits a civil wrong against another that resluts in…
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Chapter 10 Intro to Law
product liability law
caveat emptor
privity of contract
warranty
based on state common and statutory law protects customers wh…
a latin term meaning let the buyer beware
a customer injured by a defective product would only be able…
a legally enforceable promise made by the seller of goods
product liability law
based on state common and statutory law protects customers wh…
caveat emptor
a latin term meaning let the buyer beware
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chapter 10 law vocab
arson
vandalism
larceny
shoplifting
the deliberate and malicious burning of another persons prope…
the deliberate destruction of defacement of another persons p…
the unlawful taking and carrying away of the property of anot…
form of larceny; take items from store without paying
arson
the deliberate and malicious burning of another persons prope…
vandalism
the deliberate destruction of defacement of another persons p…
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Law Chapter 10 Vocab
arson
vandalism
larceny
shoplifting
willful and malicious burning of someone's property
willful destruction or damage to the property of another
unlawful taking and carrying away of property with intent to…
taking items from a store with or without intent to pay
arson
willful and malicious burning of someone's property
vandalism
willful destruction or damage to the property of another
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Chapter 10, Criminal Law
Defense
Infancy
Children under seven years of age
Children between the ages of 7 and 14
Legally sufficient reason to excuse the complained of behavior
The state of a person who is under the age of legal majority
Are assumed not to possess the mental capacity necessary to f…
Are presumed not to have the mental capacity required for cri…
Defense
Legally sufficient reason to excuse the complained of behavior
Infancy
The state of a person who is under the age of legal majority
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Law chapter 10
key elements of fraud
scientor
interference with contract
lightle v. Real Estate Comission
there was a misstatement of an important or MATERIAL fact
intent to defraud. court finds there is something rotten abou…
another party wrongfully interfered with the injured business…
Determined Lightle was guilty of fraudulent... misrepresentation…
key elements of fraud
there was a misstatement of an important or MATERIAL fact
scientor
intent to defraud. court finds there is something rotten abou…
law chapter 10
bilateral mistake 179
collateral promise 184
duress 182
integrated contract 188
both parties mistaken figure 10-1... a "mutual misunderstanding…
secondary promise, is one that is ancillary (subsidiary) to a…
Forcing a party to enter into a contract because of the fear…
The determination of whether parol evidence will be allowed b…
bilateral mistake 179
both parties mistaken figure 10-1... a "mutual misunderstanding…
collateral promise 184
secondary promise, is one that is ancillary (subsidiary) to a…
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Law- Chapter 10
Tort
Trespass to Land
Deceit or fraud
Negligence
A harm caused by one person to another, other than through br…
Wrongful interference with someones possession of land
A false representation interntionally or recklessly made by o…
Unreasonable conduct, including a careless act or omission, t…
Tort
A harm caused by one person to another, other than through br…
Trespass to Land
Wrongful interference with someones possession of land
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Chapter 10: Gas Laws
Boyle's Law
Charles Law
Avogadro's Law
Amonton's Law
Boyle's Law
Charles Law
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Business Law Chapter 10 Form of the Contract
Breach of contract
Perjury
Statue of Frauds
Memorandum
Wrongful failure to perform one or more promises. P 207
Making a false statement under oath. P 207
State laws requiring that certain contracts be evidenced in w…
Written evidence of an agreement. P 207
Breach of contract
Wrongful failure to perform one or more promises. P 207
Perjury
Making a false statement under oath. P 207
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Business Law Chapter 10
Crime
beyond a reasonable doubt
Felony
Misdemeanor
A wrong against society
When there is sufficient evidence for a jury to rule that the…
Serious crime punishable by death or by imprisonment for more…
Less serious crime, punishable by a fine or by confinement fo…
Crime
A wrong against society
beyond a reasonable doubt
When there is sufficient evidence for a jury to rule that the…
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Law Chapter 10
Arson
Vandalism
Larceny
Shoplifting
The deliberate and malicious burning of another person's prop…
The deliberate destruction or defacement of another person's…
The unlawful taking of another's property with the intent to…
A form of larceny in which a person takes items from a store…
Arson
The deliberate and malicious burning of another person's prop…
Vandalism
The deliberate destruction or defacement of another person's…
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Criminal Law Chapter 10
What is justifiable homicide?
What is excusable homicide?
What is criminal homicide?
In Pa, who decides which homicide leve…
An intentional homicide committed under circumstances of nece…
The killing of a human being, either by misadventure or in se…
When a person unlawfully intentionally, knowingly, recklessly…
The jury decides.
What is justifiable homicide?
An intentional homicide committed under circumstances of nece…
What is excusable homicide?
The killing of a human being, either by misadventure or in se…
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Law Chapter 10 Vocab
Agreement
Offeror
Offeree
Present intent to contract
A "meeting of the minds" of two parties
A person who has made an offer
The person to whom the offeror has made an offer
Intent to enter a contract upon acceptance
Agreement
A "meeting of the minds" of two parties
Offeror
A person who has made an offer
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LAW 3220 CHAPTER 10
Contract Law
Law Merchant
Contract
Promise
The division of law that includes enforceable promises and ag…
In commercial law, the rules devised by merchants in Europe o…
A legal relationship consisting of the rights and duties of c…
A statement or declaration that binds the party making it (th…
Contract Law
The division of law that includes enforceable promises and ag…
Law Merchant
In commercial law, the rules devised by merchants in Europe o…
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Business Law Chapter 10
Law Merchant
Contract
Promise
Express Contract
Which were commercial rules that merchants devised over centu…
An agreement
a statement or declaration that binds that party making it (t…
a contract that is oral or written, as opposed to being impli…
Law Merchant
Which were commercial rules that merchants devised over centu…
Contract
An agreement
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Law Chapter 10
Contract Law
Freedom of Contract
UCC
Express Contracts
-provides a mechanism to deal with others... -common law ... -judge…
-there are responsibilities to those who create legally bindi…
-Uniform commercial code... -covers contracts for sale of goods…
-direct statement by the parties of the promises made... -oral o…
Contract Law
-provides a mechanism to deal with others... -common law ... -judge…
Freedom of Contract
-there are responsibilities to those who create legally bindi…
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Law Chapter 10 Vocab
arson
vandalism
larceny
shoplifting
The willful and malicious burning of a person's property
The willful destruction of, or damage to, the property of ano…
The unlawful taking and carrying away of the property of anot…
A form of larceny; the crime of taking items from a store wit…
arson
The willful and malicious burning of a person's property
vandalism
The willful destruction of, or damage to, the property of ano…
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Chapter 10 law
Lottery
Wager
Competency license
Compounding a crime
Prize, chance, consideration
BET on outcome of event
a LICENSE that's states one can perform adequately
Refrain for informing on a CRIME in exchange for money
Lottery
Prize, chance, consideration
Wager
BET on outcome of event
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Law Chapter 10
minors
contractual capacity
necessaries
non-necessaries
individuals under the age of majority (18 in most states)
ability to understand that a contract is being made and its g…
things needed to maintain life and lifestyle
things that are relative luxuries
minors
individuals under the age of majority (18 in most states)
contractual capacity
ability to understand that a contract is being made and its g…
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The Rule of Law/chapter 10
civil law
Criminal law
Constitutional law
Military law
A system of law concerned with private relations between memb…
A system of law concerned with the punishment of those who co…
The written text of the state and federal constitutions.
The law governing the armed forces.
civil law
A system of law concerned with private relations between memb…
Criminal law
A system of law concerned with the punishment of those who co…
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chapter 10 law
alibi
battered women syndrome
compulsion or duress
defence
a defence raised by the accused claiming that he or she was s…
abusive relationship... -why an abused women remain in an abusi…
a defence in which the accused person is forced by threat of…
a denial of or a justification for an act
alibi
a defence raised by the accused claiming that he or she was s…
battered women syndrome
abusive relationship... -why an abused women remain in an abusi…
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Business law chapter 10
Capacity
Reputable presumption
Disaffirm
Minor
The legal ability to enter into a contract Shewell relationship
Presumption of capacity can be attacked by defending party
To negate or back out of the contract
When a minor indicates a statement or act and intent not to l…
Capacity
The legal ability to enter into a contract Shewell relationship
Reputable presumption
Presumption of capacity can be attacked by defending party
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LAW Chapter 10
Law merchant
Contract
Promise
Express Contract
Rules devised by merchants in Europe over several centuries t…
Legal relationship consisting of the rights and duties of con…
Statement or declaration that binds the party making it to do…
Contract that is oral or written, as opposed to being implied…
Law merchant
Rules devised by merchants in Europe over several centuries t…
Contract
Legal relationship consisting of the rights and duties of con…
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Criminal Law Chapter 10
Public-order offenses
CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC ORDER
Fighting words
Affray
are those that disturb or invade society's peace and tranquil…
Public-order offenses include the following:... Breach of peace…
words that, by their very utterance, inflict injury or tend t…
a fight between two or more people in a public place to the t…
Public-order offenses
are those that disturb or invade society's peace and tranquil…
CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC ORDER
Public-order offenses include the following:... Breach of peace…
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law chapter 10
arson
burglary
carjacking
computer crime
burning a persons property on purpose
breaking and entering another persons home with intent to com…
stealing a car from a person
actions involve in computers and computer networks in crimina…
arson
burning a persons property on purpose
burglary
breaking and entering another persons home with intent to com…
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Law- Chapter 10 Vocab
Lottery
Wager
Compounding a Crime
Competency License
Game involving three elements of prize, chance, and considera…
A bet on the uncertain outcome of an event
Refraining from informing on or prosecuting an alleged crime…
State requirements for people in certain occupations and busi…
Lottery
Game involving three elements of prize, chance, and considera…
Wager
A bet on the uncertain outcome of an event
Street Law Chapter 10
Arson
Vandalism
larceny
shoplifting
Is the willful and malicious burning of a persons property.
Also known as malicious mischief. is willful destruction of,…
is the unlawful taking and carrying away of the property of a…
Is a form of larceny. It is the crime of taking items from a…
Arson
Is the willful and malicious burning of a persons property.
Vandalism
Also known as malicious mischief. is willful destruction of,…
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Chapter 10 Law
Agency Law also requires one to be awa…
Classification of Agents
IRS's Three-Prong Test to determine an…
Types of Authority
1: legal requirements ... 2: liability... 3: duties and obligations
1: employee agents ... 2: independent contractor agents... 3: gratu…
1: behavior... 2: financial ... 3: working relationship
1: actual authority (expressly or implied agreement to create…
Agency Law also requires one to be awa…
1: legal requirements ... 2: liability... 3: duties and obligations
Classification of Agents
1: employee agents ... 2: independent contractor agents... 3: gratu…
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MRS. HOWE CHAPTER 10 VOCABULARY (LAW)
Arson
Vandalism
Larceny
Shoplifting
The deliberate and malicious burning of another person's prop…
The deliberate destruction or defacement of another person's…
The unlawful taking of another's property with the intent to…
A form of larceny in which a person takes items from a store…
Arson
The deliberate and malicious burning of another person's prop…
Vandalism
The deliberate destruction or defacement of another person's…
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Business Law: Chapter 10
actus reus
arson
beyond a reasonable doubt
botnet
a guilty (prohibited) act. the commission of a prohibited act…
the malicious burning of another's dwelling.
the standard used to determine the guilt or innocence of a pe…
short for robot network- group of computers that run on appli…
actus reus
a guilty (prohibited) act. the commission of a prohibited act…
arson
the malicious burning of another's dwelling.
Law: Chapter 10
Consideration
Forbearance
Something of legally sufficient value
Bargained-for Exchange
the value given in return for a promise.... 1- legally sufficien…
Refraining from an action that one has the legal right to und…
1. promise to do something that one has no prior legal duty t…
Second element of consideration. The item of value must be pr…
Consideration
the value given in return for a promise.... 1- legally sufficien…
Forbearance
Refraining from an action that one has the legal right to und…
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Law 3220 Chapter 10
law merchant
contract
promise
express contract
in commercial law, the rules devised by merchants in Europe o…
a legal relationship consisting of the rights and duties of c…
a statement or declaration that binds the party making it (th…
a contract that is oral or written, as opposed to being impli…
law merchant
in commercial law, the rules devised by merchants in Europe o…
contract
a legal relationship consisting of the rights and duties of c…
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