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Business Law 101 Fall 2015 Vocabulary Exam 1 Admissible Evidence that can be used in court 2 Af rm Appellate court approves the decision the court below 3 American Bystander Law If you see someone in danger you can mind your own business 4 Appellate Jurisdiction Power and authority of a court to review decisions and change outcomes of the decisions made by lower courts 5 Arbitration Hears a case and decides a dispute judgment is considered nal and binding 6 Battery Unreasonable touching of a person 7 Bilateral Promise for a promise 8 Case laws Laws that includes principles that are expressed for the rst time in court 9 Counter offer Proposal by an offeree to the offeror that changes the terms of the original offer original offer was rejected 10Crime A public wrong against society punished by the government 1 1Defamation Untrue statement told to a third party 12Direct Examination Examination series of questions of a witness by his or her attorney 13Discovery Legal process in which each party engages in various activities to discover facts from the other party before the court trial 14Emancipation When a minor divorces their parents they a no longer responsible for the child 15Embezzlement Unlawful conversion of a property entrusted to a person and they use it for their own bene t 16Executed All parties have ful ll their obligations contract is complete 17Executory Something still has to be done by one or both parties contract is not complete 18Expressed Contract Written or oral contract expressed by words 19False Imprisonment Intentional detention of a person without their consent 20General Jurisdiction Power and authority to hear different types of cases decides most controversies involving legal rights and duties 21 Good Samaritan Law If you see someone in danger you can help them without endangering yourself you are entitle to act 221mplied Contract Contract that is inferred ex Hair salon volunteer work any type of service 231nadmissible Evidence that can not be used in court 241nquest A trial with only one party being present other party does not show up 251ntentional ln iction of Emotional Distress Tort that is outrageous and causes mental anguish 261ntentiona1 tort Civil wrong with intentional conduct desires to do wrong 27Jurisdiction the power of a court to hear and decided a case 28Jury Sequestration The isolation of a jury to avoid accidental or deliberate tainting kept together during deliberation 29Libel Written or broadcasted defamation 30Limited Jurisdiction Authority to hear only certain cases 31Mediator Hears a case and does not deliver a judgment suggest a solution 32Men REA The mental state of a person when they have committed a crime 33Mistrial When a court terminates a trial and postpones it to a later date then case does not end in a verdict 34Negligence Failing to act in a reasonable state of mind or manner 350fferee Person who the offer was made to have the right to accept or reject the offer 360fferor Party that makes an offer 370riginal Jurisdiction Authority to hear a case from the beginning 38Pro Se When a person doesn t have a lawyer and they represent themselves 39Procedural laws Laws that most be followed by enforcing rights and liabilities 40Rej ection The offeree terminates rejects the offer 41 Remand Appellate court sends a case back to trial court for additional hearing or a new trial 42Reverse Appellate court sets aside the verdict or judgment of a lower court 43Shopkeepers Privilege Right of a store owner to detain a suspected shoplifter based in reasonable cause and for a reasonable time without resulting liability of false imprisonment 44Slander Spoken defamation 45Strict liability Imposes liability without regard that there was any intent to harm 46 Subsequent Illegality When an offer becomes illegal before the acceptance then it cannot be accepter offer was terminated 47Substantive laws Laws that de nes rights and liabilities 48Tort A civil wrong to a person or someone s property 49Unilateral A promise is made in exchange of performance performance must come rst 50White Collar Crimes Crimes committed by professionals in the business arena no violence involved
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