BUSI 561 Quiz 1

BUSI 561 Quiz 1 Liberty University

  1. Which of the following is a term used to refer to laws that are contained in one convenient location?
  2. Crimes committed under criminal laws are prosecuted by which of the following?
  3. Inattentive Driving. While cutting class and driving off campus to check on her new dress for the upcoming formal, Molly, a busy college student, is busy talking on her cell phone with her friend Sharon in an attempt to talk Sharon into going to the dance with Molly’s brother, who has a big crush on Sharon. Unfortunately for Molly, there is a statute in her state outlawing talking on a cell phone while operating a motor vehicle. Molly crashes into the side of Sam’s new convertible when she looks down to pick up a can of soda she just dropped onto her new jeans. A police officer just down the street comes over to investigate. Molly explains to him that it was difficult to hold the cell phone in one hand, the soda in the other, and also drive. The officer was not impressed. Around that time Sam comes along. He is furious regarding the significant dent in his new car. Molly says she has insurance and that she will cover the whole incident. Sam says that is insufficient. The officer is annoyed because it is his lunch break. He tells Molly that she must obey the law, and proceeds to write several citations to her. The law in Molly’s state regulating cell phone usage would be classified as which of the following?
  4. International Expansion. Zach wants to expand his coffee business internationally – into Zeno, a small remote country in Africa. His best friend Zora asks him if he plans to hire legal counsel for the expansion. Zach replies, “Of course not. The U.S. has the strictest laws regarding contracts, employment, and business practices. So long as I’m legal here, I’m legal anywhere. Besides, I studied up on Zeno law ten years ago, and I know it all.” Zach proceeds and lands in jail in the remote country of Zeno for violating recently passed laws protecting employees and mandating certain benefits. Authorities there claim that he sexually harassed an employee, failed to pay sufficient wages, and failed to give employees Zeno’s mandated 12 weeks of vacation per year.
The type of law involved in comparing laws between the U.S. and Zeno is
  5. Positive abstractions that capture one’s sense of what is good and desirable are:
  6. Employees as well as management are stakeholders of a business.
  7. There is only one correct answer for each ethical dilemma.
  8. A business decision can be legal but unethical.
  9. Which of the following is typically an appropriate venue in a lawsuit?
  10. Intermediate courts of appeal exist in all states.
  11. A person who has the legal right to bring an action in court has standing.
  12. The arbitrator typically provides a decision within ____ days of an arbitration hearing.
  13. What was the result in the case in the text Christy Brzonkala v. Antonio J. Morrison et al. in which the defendants alleged the unconstitutionality of civil remedies available under the federal Violence against Women Act?
  14. The first _____ amendments to the U.S. Constitution are known as the Bill of Rights.
  15. Why must federal legislation that affects business be based on an expressed constitutional grant of authority?
  16. The Fourteenth Amendment is part of the Bill of Rights.
  17. The burden of proof in a civil case is much higher than the burden of proof in a criminal case.
  18. Which of the following is punishable by imprisonment for more than one year or death?
  19. Ed goes door-to-door selling magazine subscriptions. Ed knows, however, that he is simply taking money for subscriptions and has absolutely no intention of ever arranging for the provision of magazines. Which of the following offenses, if any, has he committed?
  20. Liability without fault is also known as which of the following?
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