Legal 500

Legal 500

Leg 500 Exam
Question 1
The best example of a source for virtue ethics for a business Is
Correct Answer: |     the corporate mission statement. |
Question 2
The Ethic of Care is
Correct Answer: |     A set of principles that encourage decision makers to look at human relationships as a primary motivator for a decision.   |
Question 3
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?
Correct Answer: |     The immense wealth of a corporation allows it to be the most accurate in providing messages to people.   |
Question 4
Assuming a business ethical dilemma, which statement best illustrates Gilligan approach suggested in her theory of “The Ethics of Care”?
Correct Answer: |     care and responsibility to others |
Question 5
All of the following are considered exceptions to the general rule that there is no duty to rescue except
Correct Answer: |     Witnessing an accident – this creates a duty to step in and help the injured |
Question 6
The Sarbanes Oxley Act was passed in response to:
I.           concerns that investors received full and complete information about potential corporate fraud
II.         a lack of investor confidence
III.       corporate scandals beginning with Enron
IV.       discrimination against an employee when providing information she reasonably believes constitutes a violation of federal security laws
Correct Answer: |     I and II |
Question 7
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
Correct Answer: |     c. I and II |
Question 8
The Constitution does not always protect free-speech rights for what public employees...

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