The hand and nothing but the hand

An agent has been described in case law as being “the hand – and nothing but the hand” of their principal (MacPhail & Son v Maclean’s Trustee (1887) 15 R. 47, per LJC Moncrieff at 53). Critically assess (with reference to primary and secondary sources) what...

Legal case unravel

Using the Week 3 Activity Template [DOCX], accurately summarize the following regarding design, manufacturing, and failure-to-warn causes of action in a brief that effectively lays out the following legal elements of the case: Case facts. Parties and their arguments....

Religious beliefs would simply open a Pandora’s box

  You are the athletic director at a major State (public) University, and the Muslim student athlete has asked to meet with you to discuss a dispute he has with his coach. The coach insists that the student athletes maintain a rigorous diet which includes eating...

Legal counsel to a legislative committee

  You serve as legal counsel to a legislative committee. One of the members of your committee has indicated that she wants you to draft legislation that would recognize a property interest in participation in intercollegiate athletics. The legislator is irate...

Case Law vs. Statutes

        Many public administrators work within the executive branch of the state or federal government. Accordingly, the public administrator is responsible for helping the governor or president implement laws. Several sources of law in the United...

Confidence that a contract can and will be enforced

  Confidence that a contract can and will be enforced is part of the foundation for establishing commerce in a society. If you enter into a contract and the other party breaches that contract, you can take them to court to enforce the terms of the contract....