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    Coleman Fraud Case

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    surviving spouse and the surviving children of the deceased person are allowed to file a claim.” (Ryskamp, 2016) In the case where Coleman stole a ring from the jewelry store in Smallville, Colorado. Coleman may have been on a long term sales assignment for Software Inc., however it is the individual that benefits from the crime it needs to pay restitution. In this case, Coleman and his wife need to make restitution to the jewelry store. “Restitution is an order of the court by which offenders are held accountable for the financial losses they caused to the victims of their crimes. Once the offender has been sentenced and the court has ordered the amount to be paid as restitution, a payment schedule is established that details when payments must be made to the court for distribution to the victim.” (Branch, 2016) In the lawsuit where Coleman punched John in the eye causing severe damage, Coleman was released from service by Software Inc. a week ago. Coleman is not an agent for the business and was overstepping his authority. In this case software Inc. is not responsible for John's medical costs. John will need to seek restitution for medical expenses from…

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    APPLICATION OF CONTRACTS After Forest Park filed the suit against USA Network, it argued that California law should govern the contract, while USA Network argued New York state law should apply. Under California law, “contracts created by conduct are just as valid as contracts formed with words” (California Civil Jury Instructions). However, New York State requires that an enforceable contract must have a specified and agreed upon price. After much discussion, the court decided that California…

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    In an actual or express contract all the terms are explicitly stated. In a quasi-contract, the terms are not clearly specified, therefore “…in order to prevent one party from being unjustly enriched at the expense of another, the courts impose contractual obligations on one of the parties as if that party had entered into a contract.” (Kubasek, p.312 ) The court sees this case as lkjaseljkgfLKJa quasi-contract because the plaintiff (Reisenfeld) is not a party to the contract between Network…

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    Marshall Peterson Case

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    Texas. I did not, however, us any shifty means as I was very straightforward with Marshall, and consulted with him first before making any other deal. I am also not denying the fact that I understand the nature of our business relationship, which is why I felt bad about “potentially leaving Marshall high and dry.” Considering all of the facts available, he would still likely pursue legal recourse if I decided to terminate our business relationship. Furthermore, we may be able to deny that my…

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    Framing Contract Law

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    party some amount of money. Injunctive relief, is a court order that a “party must refrain from performing a certain act or face possible contempt charges” (Barnett,2010). However, when money damages are claimed two questions arise; how much money is owed and what are limitations on the availability of money damages (Barnett,2010). To answer this question, three different measures are often employed; expectation, reliance, and reinstitution (Barnett,2010). Expectation is the amount of money it…

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    Restitution Victim

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    Restitution is way for victims to be paid back, this is the responsibility of the person that is found to be guilty. Sometime this can be done in directly to the victim of done to society as a whole (Karmen, 2016). Judges are sometimes directed to add on restitution in these types of cases (Karmen, 2016). Along with restitution the victims are eligible from governmental funds. There are multiple advocacy groups for the parents of children that were kidnapped. If the child is found, then the…

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    Unconscionable Case Study

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    Unconscionable and Unenforceable After a period of time, Walker has fallen behind on payments and is now in collections, her granddaughter has composed a letter in Walker’s behalf, stating that the entire deal is unconscionable and therefore unenforceable. In contract law an unconscionable contract is one that is unjust or extremely one-sided in favor of the person who has the superior bargaining power. Courts find that unconscionable contracts usually result from the exploitation of consumers…

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    External Consultants

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    A contract is a legal agreement between two or more parties that contain a mutual agreements that enforceable at the law(Varone, 2012, p. 332).. Contracts can be by word of mouth, in writing, or implied by parties in some cases, whereas though consideration can be an act of promise (Varone, 2012, p. 332-333). In most cases, contracts are started when an offer is made and another party accepts. There is no acceptance when nothing is agreed upon between parties, but is legally binding once agreed…

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    purpose of the article was to evaluate restitution as a sanction in the Criminal Justice system for juvenile delinquents and its effectiveness towards recidivism. As a way to reduce recidivism among juvenile delinquents a form of restorative justice known as restitution was introduced to the criminal justice system (Greenwald, Jackson & Baglivio, 2014). Therefore, instead of institutionalizing juvenile delinquents they were sanctioned to pay a fine to the victim. The way restorative justice…

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    Holocaust Era Restitution Campaign of the 1990s (Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 2009) states that given the questions surrounding the emergence of the restitution campaign of the 1990s: why it emerged, when, how it fits in with earlier reparations to Jewish peoples (p.9); Marrus argues in the instance of the Holocaust what constitutes justice and whether it is even possible to achieve justice given the magnitude of the claims from the Holocaust. Marrus utilizes the works of many…

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