Chapter 4, 5, 6, 12 Crossword Puzzle

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To successfully sue one for negligence, it must show that there was a _____ of defendant’s duty of care.
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Breach
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The unprivileged and intentional touching of another; can be a crime or tort
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Battery
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This happens when there is an intentional word or threat that makes another, as a reasonable person, fearful that a battery will occur.
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Assault
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What the FTC can order an advertiser to do if it has made false or deceptive advertising statements
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Counter Advertising
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The “_____ in Lending Act” has a “Regulation Z,” which requires that certain credit terms (e.g. % rate, etc) be disclosed to a borrower if there is more than 4 installment payments involved in the financing offer.
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Truth
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Defamation in writing or some other permanent form (like videotape, etc.)
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Libel
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At common law, this crime is an intentional burning of another’s dwelling house.
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Arson
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With door-to-door sales, the FTC says that a buyer has this amount of days in which to cancel the purchase.
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3; Three
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A creator has federal protection(so that others cannot use the work without permission) if she files for this; often used for written works, art, photos, etc. -Good for “life of creator plus 70 years”
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Copyright
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A defense to a charge of negligence; where defendant argues that the plaintiff “assumed” this, but went ahead and took the chance anyway (thereby harming herself)
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Risk
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The “Warranty of Merchantability” and “Warranty of Fitness for a Particular Purpose” are not expressed warranties, but instead are _____ warranties; one means that the seller guarantees that it is fit to be used for a stated purpose.
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Implied
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With this tort, there is a wrongful taking of another’s personal property, along with placing it in the service of another.
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Conversion
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This is a criminal defense; any one of three tests could be used in the U.S. to prove this. The “M’Naghten Test” is an example (e.g., “don’t know right from wrong”)
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Insanity
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This federal law that deals with racketeering provides for criminals to forfeit property they use illegally … often resulting in the item being auctioned -off; (abbreviation; 4 words)
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RICO; Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations
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This is NOT fraud; a salesperson’s opinion, not based upon fact and not to be relied upon by the customer.
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Puffery
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This “_____ and Switch” law prohibits advertising an item that the seller doesn’t have or won’t sell, with the intent to “talk the buyer up” to a higher-priced item.
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Bait
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This crime is the breaking/entering of a building with the intent to commit a felony.
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Burglary
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Unauthorized use of your credit card can subject you to liability up to $__ per card.
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$50
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A defense to a negligence suit “_____ negligence.” -This is where the plaintiff helped harm herself because she, too, was negligent; a complete defense in many jurisdictions.
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Contributory
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The non-intentional tort where one does not act as a “reasonable person,” and (as a result) another is harmed. The plaintiff can sue, but ONLY if she can show: Duty, breach, cause/causation, and damages($$)
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Negligence
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This crime is the fraudulent taking of property or money by one with whom this has been entrusted.
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Embezzlement
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An untrue communication that causes injury to another’s good name, reputation, or character; often holds one up to “ridicule, hatred, or embarrassment”
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Defamation
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This is where the government puts an Idea in your mind to commit a crime a criminal defense.
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Entrapment
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With this, you are officially charged with a crime; issued by a grand jury.
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Indictment
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An injured customer, also known as a business _____, can sue a business for negligence if the business didn’t exercise “reasonable care.”
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Invitee
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To argue that one is negligent, it is required that you prove breach of duty of care. To do this, you argue that the defendant did not do what a “reasonable _____” would have done.
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Person
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The “Exclusionary ______” disallows evidence that is “fruit from the poisonous tree” (e.g., bad searches)
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Rule
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This crime is “the intentional taking and carrying away of another’s personal property to permanently deprive the owner of the property”
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Larceny
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The Constitution does not allow a person to be charged twice for the same crime. (note: It does NOT apply to a crime and other trials, like torts). This is known as “_____ jeopardy”.
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Double
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To sue a manufacturer for injuries because of a defective product, one used to have to show “______ of contract.” Today, we no longer need to show that, as a part of the lawsuit.
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Privity
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With this kind of tort “liability,” one may have liability “without fault.” E.g., manufacturing dangerous products
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Strict liability
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This “Magnuson” law requires that warranties be easy to understand
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