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UGA - BUSN 104 - Study Guide - Midterm

School: University of Georgia
Department: Business
Course: Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business
Professor: David Gunton
Term: Fall 2016
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Name: STUDY GUIDE FOR LEGAL TEST 1
Description: Here is a study guide for the first LEGAL TEST. these are guidelines for what you need to study. Some definitions are included. I added in court cases discussed in class. This is a pretty thorough guide so enjoy!!
Uploaded: 09/02/2017
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background image Legal 2700 Test 1 Study Guide By Kevin Miller Three components of Law: 1. Law  a. Set of rules enforced by the state 2. Rule of Law a. Equally enforced to all. No one is exempt from penalty including police, congressmen, president etc. 3. Property Rights a. The right to exclude others from what you own! **Law creates confidence in business and protects it. Gives people the right to 
produce**
Theories of Law 1. Natural Law
2. Positive Law
3. Historical Law
4. Sociological Jurisprudence
5. Legal Realism
Find your OWN definitions for each. These are important. **Understand the difference between common law system and civil law system** **Know consequentialists and the other ways of law thought** Ethical Themes 1. Respect for liberty, and the rights of others
2. Duty to Act in good faith
3. Duty to act with due care
4. Honor confidentiality
5. Avoid Conflicts of interests
Know what point of view these are coming from ie consequentialist etc. The Constitution: 1. Freedom
2. Balance of Power
a. Within Fed Gov
b. Between States and Feds
3. Reform and the capacity to improve and or change laws Clauses of the Consitution:
background image Supremacy Claus Pre-emption  Commerce Claus Gibbons Vs. Ogden: Supreme Court ruled that Feds must be able to regulate 
between state commerce. Gibbons was allowed to continue his steam boat 
business
Wickard Vs. Filburn: Filburn lost because he was selling too much wheat and 
disrupting the between state trade/commerce.
Contract Claus Again...find your own definitions of these clauses! 1 st  Amendment: Freedom of speech and press and assembly. Brown Vs. Entertainment Merchant: Entertainment merchant won because 
prohibiting them from producing violent videogames was too intrusive on 1
st   amendment rights. --> Lead to the term overbreath doctrine! When people are too intrusive on first 
amendment rights
5 th  Amendment: Takings Clause. Closely related to eminent domain. Criminal Law: Gov/State Vs. The People. Burden of Proof. Civil vs. Criminal 4 th  Amendment: Search and seizures! 3 exceptions: 1. Arrest
2. Plain sight
3. Exigent circumstances
Riley Vs. State of California: Ruling was that cops cannot search phone without 
warrant!!!
5 th  Amendment: Right to remain silent, grand jury, and double jeopardy. Know differences of punishment between felonies and misdemeanors and who 
initiates them.
Prosecutor only need to convince jury of probable cause to indict the "criminal" 6 th  Amendment:

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School: University of Georgia
Department: Business
Course: Legal and Regulatory Environment of Business
Professor: David Gunton
Term: Fall 2016
Tags:
Name: STUDY GUIDE FOR LEGAL TEST 1
Description: Here is a study guide for the first LEGAL TEST. these are guidelines for what you need to study. Some definitions are included. I added in court cases discussed in class. This is a pretty thorough guide so enjoy!!
Uploaded: 09/02/2017
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