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Can you name the Business Law Key Terms(Ch. 6-9)?

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Constitutional protection against self-incrimination that guarantees due process
Criminal offense with sentence of less than one year that is neither treason or a felony
Crimes that do not use nor threaten to use force or violence or do not cause injury to persons or property
Judicial authorization for a search of property where there is the expectation of privacy
Media privilege to print inaccurate information without liability for defamation so long as a retraction was printed and there was no malice
General agreement on tariffs and trade(trade without discrimination and protection through tariffs)
Tort that produces mental anguish caused by conduct that exceed all bounds of decency
Takes title to goods and bears the financial and commercial risks for the subsequent sale
A provision deciding which country's laws will apply when an international contract is formed
The law governing administrative agencies
Involves transfer of technology rights in a product so that it may be produced by a different business organization in a foreign country in exchange for royalties and other payment
Written or visual defamation without legal justification
person or firm who employs an agent who is primarily liable to the third person or creditor
Involves granting permission to use a trademark, trade name or copyright under specified conditions
Direct sale to customers in foreign countries
Intentional detention of a person without that persons consent
False statements made about a product or business
Used so that countries can borrow money from other IMF members to permit that country to maintain the stability of its currencys relationship to other world countries
Provides that information contained in records of federal administrative agencies is available to citizens on proper request
Federal govt. requires most meeting of major administrative agencies be open to the public
Untrue Statement by one party about another to a third party
Government body charged with administering and implementing legislation
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Written defamation about a product or service
Guarantees a speedy trial
Violation of the law that is punished as an offense against the state or government
Provides that proposed administrative regulation be published in the Federal Register
When services are not properly rendered in accordance with commonly accepted standards, negligence by a professional in performing his or her skill
Negotiated disposition of a matter before an administrative agency, generally without public sanctions
Warnings required to prevent self-incrimination in a criminal matter
Wrongs committed using a computer or with knowledge of computers
A person or firm with authority to make contracts on behalf of another
Malicious making of false statements as to a seller's title
Legal payments to speed up or ensure performance of normal government duties
Tort of intentional intrusion into the private affairs of another
Federal Law that makes it a felony to copy, download, transmit, or in any way transfer proprietary files, documents and information from a computer to an unauthorized person
Qualifying underlying offense for RICO liability
Clause whereby any privilige subsequently granted to a third countryin relation to a given treaty subject is extented to the other party to the treaty.
Negligence of the plaintiff that contributed to injury and at common law bars recovery from the defendant although the defendant may have been more negligent that the plaintiff
Privacy protection in the U.S. constitution that prohibits unautrhorized searches and seizures
Requirement that an agency make its final decision before the parties go to court
Civil wrong that interferes with one's property or person
Agreement between two or more persons to commit an unlawful act
Federal law that establishes the operating rules for administrative agencies
An unauthorized action with respect to person or property
DefinitionTermChapter
Statuatory offense consisting of the unlawful conversion of property entrusted to the wrongdoer
Constitutional right to be heard, question witnesses and present evidence
Federal Law that makes it a felony to influence decisions makers in other countries for the purpose of obtaining business(contracts for sales or service)
Informal settlements of enforcement actions brought by agencies
Failure to exercise due care under the cirsumstances in consequence of which harm if proximately caused to one to whom the defendant owed a duty to exercise due care
Order issued by a court or administrative agency to stop a practice that it decides impropoer
two firms agree to perform different functions for a common result(governed by contract)
Defamation of character by spoker words or gestures
Federal reforms passed as a result of the collapses of companies such as Enron, provides for longer sentences and higher fines for both executives and companies
Illegal demand by a public office acting with apparant authority
Federal standards used by judges in determining mandatory sentence terms for those convicted of federal crimes
Complete defense against the tort of defamation, as in the speeches of members of Congress on the floor and witnesses in a trial
Extortion demands made by a nonpublic official
Govt. publication published 5 days a week that lists all administrative regulations, presidential proclamations and executive orders
Tort in which a third party interferes with others' freedom on contracts
Right of a storeowner to detain a suspected shoplifter based on reasonable cause and for a reasonable time without resulting liability for false imprisonment
Civil wrong that results from intentional conduct
Federal law, initially targeting organized crime, that has expanded in scope and provides penalties and civil recovery for multiple criminal offenses, or a pattern of racketeering
Civil wrong for which there is absolute liability because of the inherent danger in the underlying activity(use of explosives)
Fraudulently making or altering an instrument that apparently creates or alters a legal liability of a document
Criminal offense that is punishable by at least one year in prison or that is expressly stated by statute to be a felony
Commercial device used to guarantee payment to a seller in an international transaction

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