Sketch two pH curves, one for the titration of a weak acid with a strong base and one for a strong acid with a strong base. How are they similar? How are they different? Account for the similarities and the differences.
Chapter 14 Capacity and Legality of Contracts “Insane people are always sure that they’re fine. It’s only the sane people who are willing to admit they are crazy.” Contractual Capacity: Legal ability to enter into a contractual relationship Not all persons have the capacity to enter into a contract o Incompetency Adjudged by a court to be mentally incompetent (insane) = VOID Not adjusted by a court to be mentally incompetent but later determined by a court to be mentally incompetent = VOIDABLE “Lucid” intervals = VALID Incompetence because of intoxication = Valid o Minors “Yesterday was the first dat of the rest of your life and you messed it up again.” - Patrick Murray Legality Contracts Contrary to Public Policy: Generally, VOID o Health, safety, welfare, morals. Ex: Stripper from Columbus o Contracts in Restraint of Trade are generally VOID Exception: Covenant not to Compete and Sale of an Ongoing Business Contracts in Restraint of Trade: o Covenant not to Compete in a Sale of Business is enforceable as long as type of business restriction, time, and geographic terms are reasonable (same business/2 years/75 miles) o Covenant not to Compete In Employment is enforceable as long as time and geographic terms are reasonable Discriminatory Contracts: o Party promises to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, or disability are contrary to both stature and public policy, and unenforceable Effect of Legality: o Generally, illegal contracts are VOID If contract is executory, cannot be enforced Unjust enrichment is not an issue Courts just leave the parties where they find them