LEG 500 Final Exam
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Corporate director or officer decisions to dedicate corporate funds for social causes is called:
Which of the following statements is INCORRECT regarding the rights of shareholders?
I. voting power on major issues and ownership in a portion of the company
II. right to transfer ownership and dividend entitlement
III. hire and fire management and select and appoint a chief executive
Assuming a business ethical dilemma, which statement best illustrates Gilligan approach suggested in her theory of “The Ethics of Care”?
To determine whether a public employee receives First Amendment protection from speech (and therefore cannot be fired for it), the Supreme Court has stated that all of the following are important except:
Under the legal doctrine of “employment at will” an employee can be lawfully terminated from her job for:
I. wearing a shirt that clashes with her suit
II. any non-discriminatory reason
III. complaining about illegal activity in the workplace
IV. only for good cause
In the essay, Work Matters, by law professor Marion Crain, all of the following are the result of working except:
The Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 (ECPA):
One reason employers use to justify giving honesty or integrity tests is:
In considering the legality of employer interception of employee e-mails at work, pick the correct statement.
I. Employees have complete expectation of privacy since they can select their password for in-house and remote access of e-mails.
II. A subpoena is required by the employer to read any e-mail that is clearly marked “confidential” by the employee.
III. No expectation of privacy exists over an employer-owned computer system at work.
IV. Statement by the employer that e-mails are confidential and privileged cannot be later used by an employer to defeat an employee’s claim of privacy
The United States Constitution, Fourth Amendment provides "[t]he right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated... “Privacy rights are triggered under the Fourth Amendment:
A mayor serving in a major metropolitan area receives an internal memorandum indicating personnel at many police stations are single-race. At the time of the report, thirty percent of the police force was black or Hispanic. She immediately calls a press conference and orders transfer of police officers to achieve racial balance across the city. The transferred police offers sue on constitutional grounds. Assuming just these facts, what is the strongest argument that might be advanced by the transferred officers based on constitutional grounds?
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:
All of the following are true statements regarding the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA, 29 U.S.C. §§ 2601, et seq.), EXCEPT which of the following?
Typically individual stockholders are not held responsible for the actions of a corporation. Exceptions usually relate to comingling of funds, underinsuring, or similar actions by the corporate leadership. This is called:
With the adoption of the ____________, the U.S. began to address the need to prevent, or minimize, workplace accidents and health hazards.
Employers have __________ been held criminally responsible for workplace injuries and deaths to workers.
Select the best definition of whistleblower:
Exceptions to the rule of employment-at-will include which of the following?
I. organization of unions
II. passage of Sarbanes Oxley Act
III. raising of public policy issues
IV. promise of implied-contract or covenant-of-good-faith
According to Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, which of the following is not a reason to allow corporations the right to spend money and advertise for political candidates?
Which piece of legislation was passed first?
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