* Real property: land and everything attached * Personal property (chattel): items that can be moved * Tangible: television * Intangible: stocks and bonds * States asses taxes on real property * Businesses pay taxes on personal property * Vegetation that is removed becomes personal property; annual crops are always personal property * Minerals are always real property until removed/ extracted * Personal property that is attached, and can easily be removed, to real property is a fixture * If there is a dispute, the court refers to the Rule of Intent to see what the intention of the property was * Trade fixtures: personal property installed for a commercial purpose by a tenant (i.e. a walk-in freezer purchased by the tenant in a restaurant) * Acquiring personal property * Through purchase, possession, production, gift, accession, and confusion * A gift by will is a testamentary * To be a gift: donative intent by donor, delivery, and acceptance by done * Constructive delivery: when a physical object cannot be delivered, symbolic delivery is okay; does not confer actual possession, only the right to take actual possession * Donor must give up control and dominion- ownership rights * Inter vios: during the lifetime; cause mortis: contemplation of imminent death (does not become absolute until donor’s death and revoked if donor recovers) * Accession: something added * Confusion: comingling of goods to such an extent that there is no way to distinguish * Fungible goods: oil or grain * Mislaid property: voluntarily placed somewhere by the owner and then inadvertently forgotten * Finder does not obtain title, owner of property does until true owner comes back * Lost property: involuntarily left * Finder has ownership against the world, except true owner * If you know the owner and do not return it, you are committing the tort of conversion * Estray statutes: encourage and facilitate the return of property to its true owner and reward the finder * Abandoned property: discarded by true owner and no intention of reclaiming title * Finder has ownership, even against true owner * unless you are trespassing, then it the property owners * bailment: delivery of personal property without transfer of title by the bailor to the bailee * on completion of purpose, the bailee must return the property to the bailor in the same or better condition * three elements that must be present: personal property, delivery or possession without title, and agreement that the property will be returned to the bailor or otherwise disposed of according to the owner’s directions * must be personal, but can be tangible or intangible delivery of possession: transfer of the property to the bailee with exclusive possession and control over the property and knowingly accept it; can be physical or constructive if you find lost or mislaid property, a bailment is created which is referred to as constructive or involuntary * Bailments for less than one year do not require a written agreement; agreement can be expressed or implied * Ordinary and special bailments * Ordinary bailments: * Sole benefit of the bailor * Gratuitous bailment- no consideration * Bailee cares for bailor property; bailee only has slight duty of care and liable if grossly negligent * Sole benefit of the bailee * Bailee must take utmost care and liable for slight negligence * Bailment for the mutual benefit of the bailee and the bailor * Contractual bailment- bailment for hire or commercial bailment * Bailee must exercise reasonable care; liable for ordinary negligence * Rights of the bailee * Possession * Use of property * Compensation * Right to be compensated unless in a gratuitous…
Communication Theory (COMM 1302)
Types of questions: Identification, multiple choice, matching (theories and theorists) & true/false (50-55 Questions)
Areas: Chapters 1, 2, and 3 (What's covered in class/lectures only. No optional theories)
-All students must have a reservation prior to entering the labs/CASA-CBB. The link to the Online Scheduler is: http://www.casa.uh.edu/
-You will have actually up to 50 minutes to complete the entire test.
using special tactics like weapons, radars, and special vehicles are how law enforcement crack down on shipments. Special agents in the Department of Justice's Narcotics Bureau work with local and federal law enforcement agencies to disrupt the flow of illegal drugs traveling through our highways.
Officers put their lives on the line to stop drug loads that pass through our highways in the United States. On several occasions, law enforcement has different tactics to deal with the situation. One major…
better life for themselves and love ones. As American’s we are not allowing them to do this because of all our laws and impossible ways to gain a citizenship.
This country is made up of immigrants from all over the world, especially Japan, China, African Nations, South American and Central American countries. As I started to interview my parents I began to understand the political and law enforcement view of immigration. My parents, both being Police Chiefs deal with this issue more than any other…
images, as the edges form the image that we see. The figure is the main focus of the composition (positive space), and the ground is the secondary portion of the composition (negative space). The principle of figure ground is that one of the most basic laws of perception and one that is used extensively to help us design our photographs. In its basic sense, it refers to our ability to separate elements based upon contrast- that is, dark and light, black and white.
Define motion paradox.
Is the degrading…
volume of voice, articulation,
o Facial Expressions- anger, surprise, sadness, etc.
o Kinesics- body gestures, postures, orientations, eye gaze, etc.
o Proxemics- space between people
o Haptics-use of touch
o Fillers- ums, ohs, uhs, like, so, etc.
16. Know Cicero’s 5 Rhetorical Canons and an example of each.
• Invention- “What is the campaign objective?”
o Reinforce, create, or modify?
o Types of appeals: pathos, ethos, logos, mythos…
• Arrangement- “the distribution…
COMM Final Exam
1. What is culture? What are some characteristics of culture? What is the difference between mainstream and co-cultures?
Culture Definition: Way of life developed and shared by a group of people and passed down from generation to generation
Created through interactions; evolves, not static; not part of biology (can’t tell culture by looking at someone?
Characteristics of Culture: is an adaptive Mechanism; is learned; cultures change; people usually are…
Comm 150 Section 31
January 12, 2015
A. Attention Getter: The Virgin de Guadalupe, La Virgen de Guadalupe, and The Virgin Mary are names that belong to one religious figure that is admired worldwide by the Catholic culture.
B. Revealed Object and Speaker Credibility: The virgin marry represents many things in the Catholic culture like faith and hope. I think its important people know the origins on the Virgin Mary and how she became a big part of this Catholic culture.
Women’s Rights in a Workplace
Did you know that women earn less than men in 99% of all occupations? That’s crazy, but sadly it is the truth. For many years women have been struggling gain equal rights, not only in the workplace but in many other ways as well. And I know it doesn’t sound like such a big deal to lecture about it to the people in our society, however, it is very important to those who are being affected by these problems, their families, and it could…