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BUS 207 Notes/Study Guide

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Shelby Kolb
Cal Poly
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Midterm is this Tuesday!! 60% of the exam will be daily double questions. 40% things covered in class ( cases, etc. ) 2 short answers.
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Stephen Stern
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This 3 page Study Guide was uploaded by Shelby Kolb on Saturday May 7, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to 207 at California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo taught by Stephen Stern in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 19 views.


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Business 207 study card : 1st­ freedom of religion(establishment and free exercise  clauses),speech,press,assembly,petition 2nd­bear arms & regulated militia 3rd­ no quartering of troops 4th­no unreasonable searches w/out  warrant(exclusionary rule) 5th­ rights of accused persons(no self­incrimination,no double jeopardy,no deprivation of life/liberty/process without due process) 6th­ right to counsel in criminal trials/speedy/public trial. jury in criminal cases 7th­ right to jury in civil trials 8th­no cruel punishment or excessive bail 9th­ unenumerated rights 10th­powers not expressly given to federal govt are  reserved for states/people 13th­abolished slavery 14th­due process of law, equal protection, no deprivation of life/lib/property STATE15th­ no denial of any person  right to vote bc of race FED. Strict scrutiny test=discriminatory. If a law prevents individuals from exercising a  fundamental right, it is subject to strict scrutiny.  Intermediate Scrutiny= discriminates based on gender.  Bowers v. Hardwick= court upholds sodomy law. 2003 lawrence v texas=court  rejects sodomy law.  Warren and Brandeis (1890) ­> Right to Privacy =Unreasonable intrusion= if someone  peers thru a telescope at you through your window.Public Disclosure of Private  Facts= if you publically tell something about another person.False Lights= if newspaper says something about the WRONG person and doesn’t fix it right away.  Misappropriation of Name or Likeness= make it seem like a celebrity supports or  promotes a product  Civil law=involves remedies to an individual when rights are violated Defendant responds to complaint with ANSWER. Affirmative defense= defendant admits facts in complaint are accurate but includes additional facts to justify their actions/provide a legal reason to deny relief to plantiff. Defendant may file a motion to dismiss (motion= application by a party to judge or a court in a civil case requesting an order in favor of the applicant) If defendant believes he has a claim against the plantiff, he includes this COUNTERCLAIM with the answer. Plantiff files a REPLY (admits, denies, or claims a lack of knowledge as to the accuracy of the facts in the counterclaim) Discovery= pretrial phase where each party requests relevant docs. And evidence from the other side in attempt to discover pertinent facts. INTERROGATORIES= written questions that one party sends to the other to answer under oath. Deposition= pretrial sworn and recorded testimony of a witness (no judge,outside court) Hearsay= testimony about what a witness heard another person say. Not allowed. Cross-examination= opposing counsel questions the witness. Can use leading ?s Appellate court : 4 decisions: affirm, modify, reverse, remand. 1. What is statutory law? = rules and regulations put forth by legislatures 2. “A decision from a state supreme court in one state is binding on a trial court judge in another state if the other state has no applicable law on the issue involved.” – why is this false?? 3. Why do model laws not relate to open a city business? 4. Ordinances= rules of cities and counties that govern matters not covered by federal or state law 5. National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State laws = group that urges states to enact model laws to provide greater uniformity of law 6. When the organization in charge of proposing uniform laws proposes a statue, A STATE LEGISLATURE CAN IGNORE THE PROPOSED UNIFORM LAW, ADOPT IT IN FULL, OR ADOPT IT IN PART. 7. Case law can be revoked by new statues. 8. Uniform Commercial Code= significant body of law to business activities including sales, banking, and warranty 9. American Law Institute= prepares Restatements 10. A treaty is generally negotiated by the executive branch and must be approved by 2/3 of the Senate 11. Staredecisis = rooted in Historical school 12. Central Hudson test= principle that speech that is misleading is not protected by the First Amendment; the principle that the government must show that a substantial governmental interest is served by a restriction on commercial speech; and the principle that any restriction on commercial speech must not be more extensive than necessary. 13. The first amendment does NOT protect defamation nor obscenity, but commercial speech that satisfies the requisite test is protected. 14. Establishment Clause = government cannot make a law respecting an establishment of religion. 15. Pervasive-regulation exception= exception to the rule that administrative searches usually require search warrants 16. Protection against self-incrimination means that a person does not have to be a witness against himself in a CRIMINAL CASE PERIOD. 17.


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