International criminal law: “the special court of Sierra Leone”

T​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‌‌‌‍​he topic will be “ the special court of Sierra Leone “. The focus should be on 1) some cases and their political/legal outcomes 2) structure of the court 3) some of the issues of the court as a hybrid institution (located in the Netherlands) 4) how it relates and correlates wit​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‌‌‌‍​h international law, international human rights law and humanitarian laws 5) the overall history, functions , popular facts and mission. The topic must produce 8 pages of information. Please use creditable sources not articles or other papers as references. 10.5 font , double spa​‌‍‍‍‌‍‍‌‍‌‌‍‍‍‌‍‌‌‌‍​ced .

Breaching Corporations Act

Jane, who works as a senior investment analyst for a management consultancy company, is asked to investigate the feasibility of ABC Company taking over XYZ Company. Based on her findings, she recommends that ABC Company proceed with the takeover by offering XYZ Company’s shareholders $5 per share. XYZ Company’s shares have been trading at between $2.50 and $2.75 per share for the last 6 months. Jane tells her husband, Joe, about ABC Company’s takeover plans. He immediately buys 10,000 shares in XYZ Company and makes a substantial profit when news of the takeover becomes public.

(a) Advise Jane and Joe whether they have breached the Corporations Act and if so, what are the legal consequences.

(b) Would your answer be different if Dick overheard the conversation between Jane and Joe and without their knowledge bought shares in XYZ Company before the takeover plans were announced?

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Business law question

Taser International, Inc., develops and makes electronic control devices and accessories, including video and audio recording devices. Steve Ward was Taser’s vice president of marketing when he began to explore the possibility of developing and marketing devices of his own design, including a clip-on camera. He talked to patent attorneys and a product development company and completed most of a business plan before he resigned from Taser. Ward then formed Vievu LLC to market a clip-on camera. Taser filed a suit in an Arizona state court against Ward, alleging a breach of the duty of loyalty. The court issued a summary judgment in Taser’s favor. Ward appealed.

A state intermediate appellate court reversed and remanded. “An agent is under the duty to act with entire good faith and loyalty for the furtherance of the interests of his principal in all matters concerning or affecting the subject of his agency.” Under this principle, “an employee is precluded from actively competing with his or her employer during the period of employment.” In this case, “substantial design and development efforts by Ward during his employment would constitute direct competition with the business activities of Taser and would violate his duty of loyalty.” But summary judgment was inappropriate “because a genuine issue of material fact exists as to the extent of Ward’s pre-termination design and development efforts.”

Short of resigning his employment based on no more than a desire to work for himself, could Ward have taken any steps towards starting his own firm without breaching his duty of loyalty?

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Aspects of the United States Constitution that apply to international law and policy

Discuss 3 aspects of the United States Constitution that apply to international law and policy. Review current events over the past 6 months, and discuss 3 actions taken by the United States government (i.e., trade negotiation, military engagement, humanitarian issues et al.), and whether the actions taken were constitutional or unconstitutional. 600WORDS

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Business law question

Ellis Watson decided he would like to live in the country. He purchased a home with five acres of land in an exclusive area of acreages. After living there for two years, a neighbor to the west started a business raising pigs for an organic bacon market. The smell from the pigs was extremely offensive and Watson was forced to remain indoors most of the time. The county zoning laws prohibit the keeping of animals for commercial purposes in this area. Although he complained to the county government, nothing was done. He sued his neighbor in a civil court. What remedy would be appropriate in this case and why ?

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Legal concept

Amelia Johnson agreed to buy an automobile from Bert Leonard. Later, Amelia changed her mind and refused to buy the car. Leonard, without making tender of delivery, brought suit against Amelia for breach of contract. Was Bert Leonard entitled to recover damages from Amelia Johnson based upon the facts presented?

What is the legal concept being discussed

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Florida State University (FSU)

Florida State University (FSU) was under investigation by the NCAA for several types of violations. FSU created a special website where the NCAA and university officials could communicate, send documents, and post transcripts that were part of the investigation. Associated Press (AP) filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request with FSU for the release of the information on the special website. FSU refused to release the information, maintaining that because the information and documents were posted on a private website, they were not public records and, therefore, not subject to FOIA requests. Applying the principles of law from this chapter as well as what you have learned about precedent and interpretation, decide whether the court granted the FOIA request. [Associated Press v Florida State University Board of Trustees, National Collegiate Athletic Assn’s v Associated Press, 18 So.3d 1201 (Fla. App. 2009)].

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Nintendo’s Wii video game system

Nintendo’s Wii video game system features games with simulation of tennis and boxing. To play the game, the players use a motion-sensitive controller in their hand. When playing the game, some players, in making the motions necessary for the sport, have lost control of their controllers. The controllers have crashed into other objects, including television sets, and injured the players. Players who have been injured brought a class action suit against Nintendo for a defective wrist strap on the controllers, designed to keep the controllers from flying out of control. Could there be remedies for the design of the physical equipment used with computers? [Elvig v Nintendo of America, Inc., 696 F. Supp. 2d 1207 (D. Colo. 2010)]

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Burger Chef Systems

Nineteen-year-old Lee J. Norris was employed by Burger Chef Systems as an assistant manager of one of its restaurants. On a day when he was in charge and $$ change was needed, Mr. Norris left to get change but also decided to get Kentucky Fried Chicken at a nearby store for his lunch to take back to Burger Chef. The bank where Mr. Norris usually got change is 1.6 miles from Burger Chef, and the Kentucky Fried Chicken outlet is 2.5 miles from Burger Chef. After Mr. Norris left the bank and was on his way to the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant, he negligently injured Lee J. Govro in an accident. Is Burger Chef liable for the accident? [Burger Chef Systems v Govro, 407 F.2d 921 (8th Cir. 1969)]

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Luon fabric for its famous black yoga pants

Lululemon ordered Luon fabric for its famous black yoga pants from a supplier. The fabric was made into yoga pants, which were then sold in Lululemon stores. A wave of customer complaints followed because the fabric was see-through. Lululemon took the pants back from customers and issued refunds. However, following this glitch in its supply chain, Lululemon began a downward spiral that saw its income and share price drop. Lululemon also struggled to get products back onto the shelf because of difficulty in replacing the Luon fabric. What types of damages could Lululemon recover for this fabric issue?

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