Mark is the treasurer of Sky-Hi Tech Corporation and, as such, he is responsible for
protecting the assets of the corporation. One of Mark’s subordinates, Jill, is in
charge of reconciling the monthly corporate bank statements. Over a period of several months, Jill embezzled a large amount of money from Sky-Hi Tech, covering up the theft using her bank reconciliations. If Mark had adequately supervised Jill,
she could not have embezzled this money. Mark’s actions (or inactions) constitute
a breach of his duty of
Barry buys a new sports car. The car sits low to the ground and because of the styling, visibility to the rear is limited. About a month after Barry buys the car, he backs over his pet poodle as he is leaving for work. In his strict liability suit against the car manufacturer, Barry will
If a judge rules that a party lost its case because of the Statute of Frauds, the judge has essentially stated which of the following?
What does the parol evidence rule do?
ABC LLC and XYZ Corp. entered into a contract whereby ABC is to supply XYZ with widgets. After receiving the first shipment of widgets, XYZ finds that the widgets, while meeting the physical standards specified in the contract, do not perform as XYZ anticipated. The contract is silent as to performance specifications, but XYZ suspects that ABC knew that it was manufacturing and supplying widgets that would not perform according to industry standard. XYZ initiates a lawsuit against ABC, alleging that ABC knowingly supplied defective widgets. What process will XYZ use to help it develop its case against ABC?
Under the Employee
Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), an employee’s
benefits must vest
Which of the following statutes provides that it is legal for employees to organize a union?
William was a factory worker at the Spruce Industries plant. When management found out tha
t William is gay, he was fired. The plant’s action is
Janet is manager of a bank. She has all the qualifications to be promoted to bank manager. In fact, she is better qualified than any of the men being considered for the position. However, the owner of the bank believes that bank customers will not accept a woman as bank manager, so the owner promotes one of the males. The
owner’s actions would best be described as what?
Which one of the following statutes allows a prevailing party to recover attorney’s
fees in an action against the government for an action of an agency?
Which of the following would prevent someone from acquiring land by adverse possession?