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John Yates, a commercial fisherman, caught undersized red grouper in federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico. To prevent federal authorities from confirming that he had harvested undersized fish, Yates ordered a crew member to toss the suspect fish into the sea. Yates was charged with, and convicted of, violating 18 U.S.C. § 1519, Mr. Yates says that ...
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Read and analyze "Paying the Piper: An Empirical Examination of Longer-Term Financial Consequences of Illegal Corporate Behavior," 40 Academy of Management Journal 129 (1997), by Melissa S. Baucus and David A. Baucus. Then answer the following questions.   a. What financial impact does illegal corporate behavior have on a company? The Cost of ...
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The New York Attorney General began an investigation of Monster Energy Drinks (Monster Beverage), Pepsi's AMP (PepsiCo), and 5-Hour Energy Drinks (Living Essentials) to determine whether the companies were adequately disclosing the amount of caffeine in their drinks. The investigation focuses on the fact that there are other ingredients in the drin...
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Classify the following subject matters as substantive or procedural laws: a. Traffic law on speeding Classify the following subject matters as substantive or procedural laws: b. Small claims court rules Classify the following subject matters as substantive or procedural laws: c. Evidence Classify the following subject matters as substantive or proc...
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Ms. Paris Hilton, a well-known celebrity with a ubiquitous presence on television and in People magazine, had her driver's license suspended by the state of California because of driving under the influence (DUI) or while intoxicated (DWI). She was then pulled over by officers for DUI while driving with a suspended license. Following a hearing on t...