Essay about Legal: Supreme Court of the United States and Correct Answer

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Leg 500 Midterm
Question 1
5 out of 5 points
The best example of a source for virtue ethics for a business is
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Selected Answer: the corporate mission statement.
Correct Answer: the corporate mission statement.
Question 2
5 out of 5 points
Corporate director or officer decisions to dedicate corporate funds for social causes is called:
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Selected Answer: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Correct Answer: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
Question 3
5 out of 5 points
Which of the following views on outsourcing would be consistent with the free market ethics approach advocated by Milton Friedman?
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Selected Answer: Outsourcing enhances competitiveness, modernization, and bigger market
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Correct Answer: a prohibition against the use of a medical examination after a job offer has been made if the results are kept confidential.
Question 16
5 out of 5 points
Employment practices without business justification applied to all employees that result in a less favorable effect for one group than for another group may state a claim for:
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Selected Answer: disparate impact
Correct Answer: disparate impact
Question 17
5 out of 5 points
Equal protection is the constitutional guarantee:
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Selected Answer: embodied in the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Correct Answer: embodied in the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Question 18
5 out of 5 points
John Smith was assaulted on the loading dock by a coworker, Jim Jones, at the Acme Widget Company. The attack was unprovoked by Smith. After the physical assault, there was an angry verbal exchange between the parties. The incident ended when Jones yelled that Smith was a “sissy” and “everybody knows you're queer as a three dollar bill." Which of the following statements best describes the outcome of the harassment lawsuit filed by Smith under The Civil Right Act of 1964?
I. Sex discrimination is prohibited by federal law (The Civil Right Act of 1964).
II. Sexual orientation discrimination is prohibited by federal law (The Civil Right Act of 1964).
III. Suits based on harassment due

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