Consideration under American law

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  • Npc Contracts Assignment 1

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    MEMORANDUM From: N/A To: Reader Date:04/21/2016 Re: Vivian v Bernie: Mutuality of Consideration [Facts] On February 1st, Bernie put his 2006 Ford Fusion up for sale. Vivian contacted Bernie on March 1st interested in purchasing his vehicle. Bernie extended an invitation to Vivian on March 5th for them to meet in order to further discuss negotiations. Vivian met up with Bernie at his place of residence on March 10th, they agreed on a purchase price of $12,500. Vivian informed Bernie that she

  • Business Law Essay

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    Business Law I. Explain with cases the essentials of a valid contract. Introduction Contract, in the simplest definition, a promise enforceable by law. The promise may be to do something or to refrain from doing something. The making of a contract requires the mutual assent of two or more persons, one of them ordinarily making an offer and another accepting. If one of the parties fails to keep the promise, the other is entitled to legal recourse. The law of contracts considers

  • Frederick Douglass Persuasive Speech

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    Preliminary Thesis: I will persuade future American generations that freedom is a privilege. We Americans need to stop taking our freedom for granted because there are people who wished to have the opportunity to be free the way we do. Douglass, Fredrick. Narrative of the Life of Fredrick Douglass, an American Slave. Boston: Anti-Slavery Office. 1845. Print. This book is written by Douglass himself, it gives us the image of how he lived as a slave. It begins by giving the overview that he didn’t

  • Concept of Promissory Estoppel

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    based on case history. It used to be that a balance was a balance and consideration must be paid for a person owed a debt to forsake their legal rights under the original agreement but that has changed over time. Now, if a person owed a debt agrees to a reduced payment in a binding way and the person owing the debt reacts based on that revised agreement, the revised agreement generally is enforced and the original terms under the original agreement are amended or disregarded. Loss of Legal Rights

  • Compare And Contrast Fisher Vs South Texas

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    point by the Equal Protection Clause in the first section of the Fourteenth Amendment. This amendment was ratified in 1868 and states, “No state shall… deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of laws.” It was originally established at the end of the American Civil War when the newly freed slaves were

  • Insurance Coverage For Mental Disorders

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    Insurance coverage for mental disorders Jyoti.Waddigeri MHS: Mental Health and Society Professor- Dr. Mirjana Zivkovic United States University, San- Diego. Date- 03/27/2016 Insurance coverage for mental disorders INTRODUCTION In the mid twenty first century, 80 percent of persons with maladjustment had some type of open or private medical insurance coverage. This level of scope mirrored the extension of advantages for mental health care inside of private insurance,

  • The Good and Bad Results of HR-Related Laws and Frameworks

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    HR Regulations The litany of HR-related laws and frameworks that have been enacted and enforced over the years have all been well-intentioned. Examples include the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the United States Department of Labor (DOL). There have been many examples of justice and good deeds that have been yielded from the existence and administration of such laws and frameworks. However, some bad things have happened as well and they need

  • The Justice Of Islam By Lawrence Rosen

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    Lawrence Rosen focuses on explaining the role of the qadi under an Islamic justice system in Morocco. He explains that the qadi essentially acts as a mediator between both parties of a dispute and attempts to establish a momentary peace before an agreement can be reached. Although this description could be applied to a judge or an arbitrator in the American judicial system, the qadi’s role differs in that they must take into consideration the divine law as laid out in the quran, the value system of the society

  • The Pros And Cons Of Internment

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    Secretary of War to designate military areas. The executive order led to Public Law 503 in which Congress made it a criminal offense to violate military orders under Executive Order No. 9066, therefore, allowing the military to begin excluding anyone of Japanese ancestry in the military areas and forcing them to report to internment camps. Fred Korematsu, a Japanese American citizen, willingly refused to evacuate under Civilian Exclusion Order No. 34 and was arrested and convicted. Korematsu appealed

  • The Education System Of Lcsd Is Based On The Ses Student

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    Analyze from legal perspective one situation Introduction The education system of LCSD is based on the SES student assignment policy. The policy was developed to address the issue of racial segregation that existed between the Latino, blacks and the majority whites. These communities live in different neighborhood due their financial status. Therefore, students were school away from their homes to ensure that they were racially diversified. In contrast, neighborhood-based student Assignment policy