Mandatory vs. Persuasive Authorities

In a breach of contract problem, a legal issue arises surrounding the formation of the contract at issue. A complaint in the case has been filed in the state circuit court in St. Louis, Missouri (the state's trial court). In research on the issue, you find 2 cases that are exactly 'on point,' me...

Legal and Ethical Challenges in Business Organizations

I am stuck and really need some help getting this paper completed. Please let me know if the bid is sufficeient enough for this level of work. Thanks The following is an overview: Read the scenarios and the questions that follow. Identify and analyze the legal issue(s). Apply legal concepts and ...

Revocation of Wills

after a man died, he remarried, he died befor june 2005, the new wife discovered a copy of the man's deceased wife's will, it had lines throught it and cross outs.. the new wife filed a petitions seeking to admit the will to probate. the will she submitted contained sereral handwritten strikeouts an...

Boyle versus United Technologies Corporation

Discuss and debate the Boyle v. United Technologies Corporation U.S. Supreme Court decision which was decided in 1988. Specifically, tell whether you think this decision should be overturned. At its heart, the case raises the sensitive and controversial issue of whether military members and thei...

Uniform Commercial code vs Federal Acquisition Regulation

Based on your experience or readings, discuss the differences between the Uniform Commercial Code in the private sector and the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and Model Procurement Code in the public sector, as they affect the exercise of the Purchasing and Supply Management function. To what...

Merchant to Merchant Contracts

On October 1, 2007, the Family Inc. The largest catering and wedding banquet company in the country, faxed a "request form" to various suppliers of banquet tables requesting offers for the sale of 500 round banquet tables for one of its wedding facility chains. The form was on the family Inc. restau...

History of Juvenile Law and Treatment Techniques

List and describe four long-term confinement facilities used to house juvenile offenders. In your response, include the historical transition these facilities have undergone over the past 20 years.

Consideration of the Contract Flaw - Giant v Little

You are the Chief Financial Officer of the Giant Candy Company (Giant). Giant has been operating at a loss. Giant believes it must cut costs. Your boss decides to review all of the company's contracts to determine if there are any contracts that can be terminated. You find the following contract wri...

Considerations for Bargain Promises

Situation 1 Sam was getting along in years and wanted to provide for his grandson Dave's future. Over dinner one evening, Sam asked Dave what he would like Sam to leave him after Sam died. Dave replied that he was very fond of Sam's 1957 Thunderbird. "Very well," said Sam, "I will change my will ...

Case Brief: Fiege v. Boehm

Brief the following case in IRAC format: Fiege v. Boehm Court of Appeals of Maryland, 1956 210 Md. 352, 123 A.2d 316

Working for Contractors after Federal Employment

I need a 1-2 paragraph answer to the following question: Lieutenant Commander Ace Ventura, a reserve officer, has been recalled to active duty with the Navy with duty at Dolphin Island Naval Base. His duty while in uniform is to assist the Navy in selling outdated submarines to foreign countries ...

Disputes and Protests

Your fourth client of the day, Wayne Reliford, of Reliford food services, has just stopped in. Wayne tells you that he thinks the recent award of a food service contract on Camp Apache, a nearby Marine Base, to another company and competitor of Reilford food services, was improperly managed by the G...

Termination for Default

Ronald J. Sparrow heard of your success in dealing with your first two clients and has decided to hire you as well. He tells you that he recently signed a contract with the Department of the Interior to scoop up buffalo waste from six national parks in the western United States. He tells you he bid ...

Intellectual Property

I need a 1 paragraph response to the following question: ITI Inc. was put under contract by the United States Air Force to develop a command and control (C2) system for a new weapon system. Much of the contract statement of work (SOW) called for a significant amount of noncommercial software to b...

Contract Law - Offer and Acceptance

Contract Law, Offer and Acceptance Homework : Contract ,Offer and Acceptance On Tuesday, Danny placed an advertisement in the local newspaper to sell his motorbike for £1,500, cheque accepted, telephone number 524318. Paula, who was looking for a new motorbike, saw the advertisement on Wednesda...

Exclusion Clauses

Cool it Ltd manufactures fridge freezers and regularly uses Move it Ltd, a road haulage company, to deliver products to its network of distributors. Recently Cool it Ltd requested Move it Ltd to deliver a quantity of fridges to a distributor in Penzance. When Move it Ltd took delivery of the goods, ...

Should Tenants have to purchase extra property insurance?

Is it legal for a rental property owner make a renter purchase property insurance other than the person to purchase renters insurance? I would assume that should say some type of damage to the outside of the property or the building it self would come under the properties owners insurance. Additiona...

McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act (SCA)

1. Discuss the McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act (SCA) and its application in DOD contracting. 2. What action does the Contracting Officer need to take when an alleged violation concerning the minimum prevailing wage is received in the contracting office? 3. What is the significance of T...

Volition in Modern Contract Law

Discuss the concept of volition in modern contract law. Outline the statutes that govern volition and use the rulings of current cases to show the general consensus on this topic. The paper should touch on topics such as age, mental disability, and duress, but the focus should be on intoxication and...

ABC Company and informal contracts

ABC was formed in 1996 and hired employees that year. At a meeting in 1997, they expressed concern to an executive that the company was not likely to survive as they used outdated equipment and worked long hours. The executive told the employees that they should stay with the company because it was ...

Legality in Hotel Management

A famous New York City hotel, Hotel Lux, is noted for its food as well as its luxury accommodations. Hotel Lux contracts with a famous chef, Chef Perlee, to become its head chef at $6,000 per month. The contract states that should Perlee leave the employment of Hotel Lux for any reason,he will not w...

Legal Actions Against Breaching an Agreement

Quinn Co. submitted an offer to Monarch Tool, Inc. to perform all maintenance and repair services on Monarch's manufacturing equipment at its Cortland, NY facility for a fixed fee and for a period of one year. Monarch sent a response to Quinn stating that the offer was accepted; but further requiri...

Relevant Cases for Contract Law

Peter is a certified public accountant. He agreed with Paul, a medical doctor, that he would assist Paul with his tax appeal to the IRD if Paul would provide a medical check-up for his wife. Peter assisted Paul but he refused to carry out his original promises. With the help of relevant legal cases ...

Breach of Contract Scenarios

You are the Chief Operating Officer of Littleco. Over lunch, the President of Bigco offers to sell Littleco a piece of fully depreciated manufacturing equipment you need for your production line for $1,000. You tell the President of Bigco that you will buy it, and you shake on it. The Bigco Presi...

Company Contract and Employee Agreement Legal Situations

Company A enters into an employment agreement with Sales Manager. The employment agreement provides that, upon termination of the agreement, Sales Manager is prohibited from working for any competitor of Company A in any capacity for ten years. The agreement also provides that, in the event of a bre...

Third Party Contracts

Jordan entered into a written agreement to sell his boat to Zoe for $567,000 with delivery to take place on May 15, 2011. Zoe was to pay $100,000 at that time and the balance on or before August 1, 2011. Jordan delivered the boat and Zoe paid the first $100,000 installment. On July 25, she approa...

Contracts - Oral, Written and Guaranty

Hi, Please help me with the following questions. Thank you, Ernest 1. The Statute of Frauds requires that certain types of contracts: (a) be in writing in order for the parties to avoid criminal penalties. (b) be in writing in order to be enforceable. (c) be recorded in land records. ...

Case Studies: Negligence Claim & Suing an Employer

Question 1: A Sydney tramway passenger was injured in a collision with another tram, which occurred after the driver collapsed at the controls. The plaintiff argued that the collision could have been avoided if the tramway authority had fitted the tram with a system known as 'dead man's handle,' a ...

Example of Breach of the Corporations Act

See the attached file. The main business of Property Investment Pty Ltd is acquisition, development and selling of properties. There are three directors. At a meeting of the board of directors on 1 June 2012, a proposal was presented by David, a director of Property Investment Pty Ltd, for the purc...