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Law Quiz

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  1. Which statement is correct?
    1. Any nonperformance when performance is due is a breach.
    1. A party has not breached if he has substantially performed.
  2. If a court determines that a party has substantially performed, then the other party
    1. has the right to terminate the contract.
    1. has the right to suspend performance.
    1. has no rights.
    1. may seek damages for any loss caused by the breach.
  3. If enforced by the court, what is the typical effect of a “time is of the essence” clause?
    1. A partially breaching party who is late in performing is given time to cure the breach.
    1. The clause negates the right of the breaching party to cure if he is late in performance
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Barney’s Beachfront Property

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In preparation for the hurricane season, Barney, who owns beachfront property in Florida, enters into a contract with XYZ Contractors to have a wall built to prevent waves from reaching his house. The contract requires that the wall be finished by June 1, which is the start of the hurricane season. The contract has a clause that states “time is of the essence.” During the last week of May, the wall is still 30% incomplete. Even if XYZ Contractors worked around the clock, it would miss the June 1 deadline—a fact that XYZ acknowledges. Barney terminates the contract and hires another contractor to finish the wall.

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A Formal Business Letter to a Production & Printing Company

Writing Formal Business Letters and Emails
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You are a branding company that wants to sign a one year contract with a production and printing company. The branding company would like the production company to print bags, stickers, boxes, wrapping papers, t-shirts, cups, books, posters and other objects for the branding company as well as the clients under the branding company. Write a formal letter making this request. Make sure to put sizes for the bags and stickers  (small, medium, large, square or circle stickers etc. or include sizes in cm, inches or meter for one of the objects).

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Goat Days by Benyamin

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This essay is based on your reading of Goat Days by Benyamin. And the article on the migration of workers from Kerala to the countries of the Persian Gulf.

How does the academic treatment of labor migration compare to its fictional treatment in the novel? Does the novel reveal aspects of the experience that academic research does not? And conversely does academic research reveal aspects of the phenomenon that fiction does not? Which is more important for understanding the phenomenon of labor migration: the macro level analysis of the social sciences or micro account of subjective experience that novels portray?

How to Price Products

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What type of store would you consider starting? (coffee shop? pet shop? gift shop?) Describe it in about three sentences, detailing your type of inventory (products/services).

What things do you consider when setting a price for your products/services? Name at least TWO things to consider. (Your answers must parallel what you are studying/reading in the chapter.)

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The Current Development Model

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A common statement made regarding the challenges of our current development model today is that ‘the poorest and most vulnerable people are being left behind’: 

A. Explain this statement considering the latest UN report on sustainable development (2020). 

B. Critically discuss the main reasons why this has been the outcome despite rising global interest in sustainable development. 

C. What are two of the key solutions needed to change such dismal reality? 

Request to Increase the Childhood Cancer Budget

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Write a letter (300 words) petitioning a local congress person to support a budget increase for childhood cancer. Your target audiences are: Consumers who care about the issue and Budget decision makers. The messages should urge consumers and decision makers to support an increase in the budget for childhood cancer. What do you  think it will take to influence action and support for the cause, and increase the budget? What messages will you use?

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Environmental & Climate Change

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Humans evidently have known much about the environment and climate change for decades, yet somehow this ‘knowledge did not translate into power’ yet (Oreskes & Conway, 2014).  What does it mean to say that ‘knowledge did not translate into power’ in this context?  Why has the world, to a large extent, failed to adequately act on this knowledge? 

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