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BUS 230 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Precedent, Diversity Jurisdiction, Minimum Contacts


Department
Business
Course Code
BUS 230
Professor
Kathy Carnes
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Business Law 230, Fall 2018
Exam No. 1 Friday, September 21, 2018
Multiple Choice
Fill-in-the-blanks
Essay.
85 points
Covers chapters 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5
How to Study:
Don’t just study my power points, but that is a good place to start
Book chapters will supplement my topics and be included on exam
Utilize mindtap to review flashcards, or the practice worksheets
There is, of course, some memorization, but there is also an element of application with
the questions.
Case NAMES that we presented in class, with a few exceptions that I have included in
the outline, will not be on the exam.
oBut, the cases were presented for application purposes and understanding how the
law was applied in them is important.
Chapter 1:
Sources of American Law:
1) U.S. and State Constitutions;
2) Statutory Law--federal and state statutes;
3) Administrative Law;
4) Case Law and Common Law Doctrines.
Doctrine of Stare Decisis
Case Precedents: are judicial decisions that give rise to legal principles that can be
applied in future cases based upon similar facts.
Classifications of Law: civil v. criminal
Chapter 2:
Branches of Government/Check and Balances
Significance of Marbury v. Madison
Jurisdiction, venue and standing
oState jurisdiction is through Long arm statutes! How do they work: Minimum
Contacts
oFederal Jurisdiction…how can you bring a case to federal court?
Federal Question
Diversity Jurisdiction
What is the difference and how is it found
Difference between State and Federal Court AND Trial v. Appellate courts
oCourt of Record vs. review issues of law
What can be reviewed? Legal issues vs. Facts
Criminal v. Civil burden of proofs: beyond a reasonable doubt v. preponderance

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PRIMARY sources of UAW
1the US Constitution and the Con
stations
of various states
according to article VI of the
US Constutition
SUPREME LAW of THE LAND
lOth amendment reserves to the
states ALL powers Not granted to
the federal government
aStates Constitution is the
Supreme bow of the land
within its own borders
2Statutory Law federal and state statutes1
thebody of law enacted by legislative bodies
as opposed to constitutional law administrativelaw
or case trawl
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local ordinances alaw passed by alocal
governing unit such as acity or county
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