Discuss a recent contract you have entered into. Who it was with and what was it for (employment, lease, etc.)?

Instructions: Please respond to all 11 questions.

Contracts I: Discuss a recent contract you have entered into. Who it was with and what was it for (employment, lease, etc.)? Was the contract negotiated? What are two ways that a party can reject an offer?
Contracts II: What are two exceptions to the consideration requirement? What is the legal effect of a “force majeure” clause?
Contracts III: A beautiful old mansion is for sale and is rumored to be haunted. The buyer is terrified of ghosts but does not know that the mansion is haunted. If the seller says nothing, and the buyer purchases the house and finds out later that paranormal activity is occurring, can the buyer cancel the deal using the fraud defense? Why or why not?
Contracts IV: Discuss the difference between impossibility, impracticability and frustration of purpose.
Remedies: What is the difference between a legal remedy and an equitable remedy? Give two examples of legal remedies and two examples of equitable remedies.
Intellectual Property: Give an example of a Work that is protected by (a) patent; (b) trademark; and (c) Copyright.
Business Organizations: Using the California Secretary of State’s Business Entity Search Tool (https://bizfileonline.sos.ca.gov/search/business), Links to an external site.look up any Corporation or Limited Liability Company (LLC) and discuss the following: (a) the name of the entity; (b) the date the entity was formed; (c) the entity’s agent for service of process; and (d) whether the entity is active, suspended, or terminated.
Real Property/Real Estate: What is one emerging trend in California real estate, and what will be the biggest issue facing the real estate market in Santa Barbara over the next five years?
Business Ethics: Pick one of the businesses from the Business Ethics lecture PowerPoint (or choose your own) and discuss the following: (a) what did the corporation/person do that was unethical? (b) why was it unethical? (c) was the corporation’s/person’s action also illegal? (d) what happened to the corporation/person following the incident? (e) what can businesses learn from the incident?
TBD Lecture Ideas: If you could pick one topic related to law that we did not cover in this course this semester, what lecture would you add to the curriculum?

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