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The purpose of this assignment is to explain how the principles of law and dispute resolution can be applied to real-world situations.
Using the topic materials and what you have learned about the law, including constitutional, statutory, administrative, and common law and dispute resolution, address each of the textbook case questions below in a 250-word response. In your discussion of each case question, cite supporting evidence from the topic materials to justify your responses.
1. Chapter 1 Case Question 4
Lance, a hacker, stole 15,000 credit card numbers and sold them on the black mar-ket, making millions. Police caught Lance, and two legal actions followed, one civil and one criminal. Who will be responsible for bringing the civil case? What will be the outcome if the jury believes that Lance was responsible for identity thefts? Who will be responsible for bringing the criminal case? What will be the outcome if the jury believes that Lance stole the numbers?
2. Chapter 4 Case Question 2
Carter was an employee of the Sheriff’s office in Hampton, Virginia. When his boss, Sheriff Roberts, was up for reelection against Adams, Carter “liked” the Adams campaign’s Facebook page. Upon winning reelection, Sheriff Roberts fired Carter, who then sued on free speech grounds. Is a Facebook “like” protected under the First Amendment?
3. Chapter 5 Case Question 4
Usually, both a plaintiff and a defendant can demand a jury trial in cases asking for cash damages. If you were involved in a trial with $50,000 at stake, would you want a jury trial? Would you trust a group of strangers to arrive at a fair verdict, or would you prefer a judge to decide the case? Would your answer depend upon whether you were the plaintiff or defendant?
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