Contracts and Spec.

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Chico State Civl 596 Contracts and Spec. Class
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  1. What are the 3 Local Government?
    • County
    • City 
    • Special District

    The power is given by enabling legislation
  2. The Federal Gets Power from the State and the People?
    True
  3. What are the 5 levels of government?
    • Federal
    • Reserve
    • County
    • City 
    • Special Districts
  4. What is an Ordinance?
    Laws Passed by Citys
  5. What is a Statute?
    Laws Passed by State
  6. What is Article I Section 8?
    • Powers to declare war
    • Power to delegate money
    • Power to navigate water
    • Power to regulate interstate commerce 
  7. What are the 3 Articles?
    • I. Empowered Congress (Legislative) House and Senate
    • II. Executive (President)
    • III. Judicial ----> Courts
  8. Government can pass any law they want?
    True 
  9. The State and the People Delegate to the Federal?
    True
  10. The People Delegate to the State?
    True
  11. FEHA
    fair Employment and Housing Act
  12. What are the 3 types of Legal Liability
    • Criminal
    • Disciplinary
    • Civil
  13. Criminal
    • Must have violated a statue or ordnance.
    • Prosecuted by Federal, State, Local, County, City, Special District
    •  
  14. Disciplinary 
    • Is a Regulatory (Regulation)
    • Disciplines people that practice something tat is not there profession
  15. Civil Liablity
    Deals with Case Law and Judicial Decisions.

    The purpose is to recover money it cant be Criminal or Disciplinary. (No harm no civil liability)

    • 2 Categories
    • Tort : a civil wrong which is not a breach of contract.
    • Contract :

    You can be sue for both because they are both civil liability
  16. Tort (6 types)
    is a civil wrong which is not a breech of contract. 

    • 1. Intentional
    • assault - fear
    • battery - intentional harmful touching
    • 2. Recklessness - concious disregard of the right of safety of other.
    • 3. Negligence - careless - most common tort
    • 4. Strict Liability - Liability without fault
    • 5. Nuisance - unreasonable use of your property which makes somebody else property less usable and less valuable
    • 6. Statutory - Created by statutes.
  17. Contract
    • 1. Express (language)
    • 2. Implied inf fact
    • 3. Impelled in law 
    • 4. Promissory Estoppel
  18. Federal Law
    1. Automatic Stay
            protect the person from creditors coming after them.
    2. discharge people from dept
    Bankruptcy
  19. EP 
    Equal Protection
    • - Discrimination Clause
    • - 3rd clause in 15 amendment
    • - negate discrimination
  20. Intervenor
    Insurance : right to all clients claim
  21. Subrogation
    Step into the shoes of 

    What insurance does to protect the person (party) that purchases the insurance

    Subrogie - giver
  22. Indemnify
    • Promise to : 
    • 1. defend
    • 2. hold harmless

    against the claim that arises with the scope of idemnify
  23. Cause of Action
    Specific claim made in complaint or cross complaint
  24. Privaty of Contract
    The people who are Party to a contract

    you can only sue someone when you are in privaty
  25. Laws
    Substantive : go to jail right or wrong

    Procedural : a how to list procedure
  26. Executive
    • Enforces the laws:
    • 1. (E) Federal-president-cabinet-executive order-regulation
    • 2. (E) State Governor-cabinet-regulations
    • 3. (H) County manager/Admistrator Czar - Policies Procedures
    • 4. (E & A) City Major
    • 5. (H) Spc. Dist
  27. Judicial
    Interprets the law

    1. Federal : Trial - District - appellate circut- supreme court


    2. State : Trial - Small claims  - appellate - district - State Supreme Court
  28. Contracts (4 contract theories)
    • - Express (language)
    • - Implied fact
    • - Implied in law
    • - Promissory Estoppel
    • Pramesary promise to stop
  29. Legal Liability (3 types)
    1. Criminal : violation of statute or ordinance to be convicted of a crime

    2. Disciplinary : Regulation - violation people with licence disciplinary case which might lose licence. 

    • 3. Civil 
    • - Tort: purpose to recover money
    • - Contracts: if there is no harm no civil liability
    • Judicial Decision
  30. 14 Amendment
    Citizenship clause protects the people from state

    • DP - due process
    • PI - Privilege & immunity
    • EP - equal protection
  31. Due Process Clause
    • - found in the 14 amendment
    • -protects people from states

    the greater the taking the bigger the process
  32. Legislative
    • Federal Congress: Senate, House, Create Statutes.
    • State: legislature, S, Assembly, Statues
    • County: board of supervisors ordinances
    • City: City Concil ordinance
    • Special Dist: Board of director or trusties ordinance.
  33. Constitution
    • 1: Delegation of power to federal government 
    • 2: To reserved power to the state and people (Limit the power of federal Gov.)
  34. Congress
    House of representatives and senate

    Article I section 8 delegates the power to congress
  35. Federal Government
    Articles

    • I. legislative branch (congress)
    • II. executive (presidents)
    • III. Judicial courts.
  36. 10 Amendments (Bill of Rights)
    • 1. Free speech, press, relegion and petition
    • 2. Keep and bear arms

    4 - 6. Crimnal safe wards

    • 9. the constitution should not deny rights retain by the people
    • 10. Power not delegated and power is reserved to the people and state
  37. Judicial Decission
    • Judgement
    • -reversal
    • -demurrer, summary judgement direct verdict, new trial
    • -final decision
  38. Privileged Immunity Clause
    • -2nd clause in amendment 14
    • -privileged granted by one state must be recognize in other states
  39. California Civil Procedure
    • 1. pleading
    • 2. Discovery
    • 3. Trial
    • 4. Post trial
  40. Pleading
    Plantiff--->files--->complaint--->court issues summary--->gets serve to defendant--->(Answer--->defensive, Cross complaint------------> offensive)
  41. Disovery
    • Witness-->subpoena to witness-->order to testify
    • 1. Deposition
    • 2. Inteirogatories
    • 3. Requests of production of documents or things
    • 4.Request for admission
    • 5. IME - independent medical evaluaiton
  42. Trial
    • Green-->Judge trial
    • Jury trial-->bold + nonbold

    • 1. Jury selection
    • 2. Opening statement
    • 3. Evidence
    • 5. Jury Argument
    • 6. Jury Instruction law & delivery fact
    • 7. Verdict
    • 8. Judgment 
    •  
  43. Post Trial
    • Motions
    • Appeal
    • Bankruptcy
    • Enforcement of Judgment
  44. Motions
    • Demurrer--->Pleeading
    • Summary Judgement --->Discovery
    • Direct Veredict--->Trial
    • New Trial ---->Post Trial
  45. Appeals
    Decide on a matter of law

    • Options--> No Jury only judges
    • 1. Affirm: agrees with trial judge
    • 2. Revers: wrong judgement of trial judge
    • 3. Reverse Remand: wrong judgment, new trials, Mistakes--->new evidence
    • Final : after all appeals
  46. Civil
    • Purpose: compensation for victim
    • Who brings it: injured party (plant-tiff)
    • burden of proof: preponderance of the evidence (51%)
    • Remedy Sought: damages paid to plaintiff
    • Jury: majority vote
    • Results liable or not liable
  47. Punitive Damage
    Compensation and awarded to punish defendant torts

    • 1. intestinal --->(culpability
    • 2. reckless----->faults)
  48. Criminal
    Purpose: Punish, deterrence, retribution

    • who brings it: stat/government
    • burden of proof: beyond reasonable doubt
    • jury: 12 jurors-->unanimous
    • results: guilty/not guilty
  49. Vicarious 
    • Partner spouse liable for what they do.
    • If crash into a bus then can go after you.
  50. Respondent Superior
    An employer is liable for the action of the employee that are on the (course and scope of employment)
  51. Default Entity 
    • Individual 
    • Partnership
  52. Statutory Entity
    • Limited Partnership
    • Corporation
    • Limited Liability Company (LLC)

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