Category Archives: Law

Do you agree with the author’s argument? 

First, read a news story from the newspaper or the Internet.  Answer the following questions regarding your news story: 1) What is the main issue, who are the main actors being discussed;

Second, choose one of the assigned articles you read for this week.  Answer the following questions regarding the assigned article: 1) What are the basics of this article (who, what, when, how, why, etc.);  2) What is the overall main point the author is trying to convince you of?  3) Do you agree with the author’s argument?  Why?  Why not?

Finally, tie together your news story with what you learned from the assigned article, textbook readings, podcasts, videos, etc. for this week.  Type your answers using your own words, no outline or bullets, complete sentences and paragraphs,….

What would you advise her to do if you were head of human resources or legal counsel for Generic Pharma, Inc.

Project: Legal & Ethical Scenarios

Legal and Ethical Scenarios

Select two of the scenarios provided below. Analyze the facts in the scenarios and develop appropriate arguments/resolutions and recommendations. Support your responses with appropriate cases, laws and other relevant examples by using at least one scholarly source from the SUO Library in addition to your textbook for each scenario. Do not copy the scenarios into the paper. Cite your sources in APA format on a separate page. Submit the paper to the Submissions Area by the due date assigned.

Scenario I: Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Alana Mendes suffered from Alzheimer’s, and was admitted to the Bay Pines Rehabilitation Center. Because of her mental condition, Alana’s daughter, Juanita, completed the admissions paperwork and signed the admissions agreement. The admissions….

write a 4- to 5-page justification report in Microsoft Word document.

Use Internet resources to address the following scenario: You are a correctional officer at the state prison. One of the inmates reveals to you his knowledge of the whereabouts of contraband in your facility. You promise the inmate—who has deceived you two times earlier—not to tell authorities about his involvement if he reveals the location of the contraband. After he provides you with the information, you reveal his involvement to the authorities

Using the concept of paradigms of laws and Kant’s ethical formalism, write a 4- to 5-page justification report in Microsoft Word document. In your report, include:

The paradigm of law your actions define and give reasons.

A justification of whether you lied to the inmate.

How you treated the inmate—explaining whether you treated the inmate with….

What type of interpersonal skills are needed to effectively administer statesmanship in that context? 

In this case study, you will apply the Statesmanship model you discussed in Module 1 to a real, specific public administration context.  What type of interpersonal skills are needed to effectively administer statesmanship in that context?  Remember to discuss the importance of emotional intelligence and covenant in your case study.

General Guidelines:

Case Study scenarios must be taken from documented (published) public administration contexts; no hypotheticals are allowed.  Students can focus on one particular public administration organization or may refer to a particular situation (well-documented by the research) that many public administrators face. Integrate  Biblical principles in your case study discussion. All ideas shared by the student must be supported with sound reason and citations from the required readings, presentations, and additional research. The paper should be 4-5….

write a research paper for this assignment, the text of this research paper must be 5–7 pages (not including title page, reference page, and any appendices).

Assignment 1: Organizational Structure Instructions

Read all instructions and the grading rubric carefully before beginning this assignment. You are responsible for reading and understanding these documents.

For this assignment, you are required to choose between producing a PowerPoint presentation, video presentation, or writing a research paper. This assignment must focus on the organizational models in public administration and the effects of those structures on personnel performance.

Read Exercises 2 and 3 in the Dresang text, the Moynihan & Pandey article, and conduct your own research. You must explain the different models of organizational design that may be utilized in public administration, the effects that these models may have on public service motivation, and an evaluation of organizational structure options in light of biblical principles.

Option 1: Research Paper


Describe and give brief overview of the agency.

Resources: Internet, Governmental websites (city, state, or local policy agencies in the U.S.), Media, News articles

Locate state or local government’s project and the effect on the operating budget.

Conduct research about a state or local government project, such as adding a building, park improvements, road improvements, or adding to or building of a new police station, and the related effects on the operating budget of the agency.

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you include the following:

Describe and give brief overview of the agency. For example: size of community, size of agency, and agency responsibilities. Describe the type of government project and implementation process. Rely the advantages and disadvantages of the project on the agency operating budget. Summarize your findings and make recommendations about the effects of capital projects….

 Under contract law what is the weight of an advertisement? 


1.  Provide a brief description of the key areas of law dealt with in the case study. Your answer must be given in full sentence/s, not bullet points.

2.  Under contract law what is the weight of an advertisement?

3.  Outline the contractual relationship of both Jenny and Mandy and the parents that hire them to tutor their children.

4.  Imagine that Jenny and Mandy hire the services of the web designer, but do not pay for the services given. What can the web-designer do to get her money back?

5.  In relation to the work done for the elderly neighbour, time goes by and the she does not pay the girls. Do the girls have a legal right to be paid?

    Case Study

Jenny (18)….

Does the NLRB decision unfairly limit Starbucks in the management of the stores?

Read the three articles noted below about an actual union-organizing effort involving Starbucks in New York City:

Judge Says Starbucks Violated Workers’ Rights at NYC Stores NLRB Orders Starbucks to Reinstate Two Workers, But Not a Third Court Sides With Starbucks In Dispute Over Labor Union Pins

After reading all the articles and considering additional research, address the following questions (feel free to use supplemental authoritative resources in your response):

Do you think the administrative law judge and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) went too far in overruling Starbucks? Why or why not? How much leeway should an employer have in setting standards for conduct, customer interaction, and attire in the workplace? Does the NLRB decision unfairly limit Starbucks in the management of the stores? Why or….

Is Smith negligent?

Smith drives along the Road when his nose starts to run. He reaches over to the floor of the passenger’s seat for a Kleenex tissue, and his car crosses over the centerline of Fordham Road and into the path of a gasoline truck. The truck driver swerves to the right to avoid a collision, hits a wall, and springs a leak. Gasoline pours out of the truck, onto Fordham Road, and into the sewer system, which triggers a $1,000,000.00 million environmental cleanup by City officials. The City sues Smith to recover its costs.

Is Smith negligent? Explain your answer.

Does the New York Court have jurisdiction over Gish on this lawsuit?

In California, Gish learns that Playrights Horizons plans to offer Arbuckle, who is also in California, a $1,000,000.00 contract to play Hamlet in New York on the Broadway stage. Gish makes a Zoom call to Max Bialystock, the producer in New York, and tries to talk him out of hiring Arbuckle. During the conversation, Gish offers several vivid and distinctly uncomplimentary comments concerning Arbuckle’s sex life. Bialystock calls Arbuckle and withdraws his offer. Arbuckle later learns of Gish’s call to Bialystock and is not amused; he sues Gish in New York for defamation using New York’s long-arm statute to serve Gish in California with his Summons and Complaint.

Does the New York Court have jurisdiction over Gish on this lawsuit? Explain your answer.