Stevedore Essay

Stevedore Essay

What is Consideration?

– … The definition of consideration shows it needs to show a practical benefit rather than a legal benefit. This is seen in the case of New Zealand Shipping v Satterthwaite where it was difficult to establish how Stevedore could benefit from the exemption clause. The court said that the practical benefit of having the goods unloads could provide consideration for collateral contracts. Therefore Stevedore can benefit from the exemption clause. This shows how the doctrine of consideration has been mitigated by the courts in order to establish consideration within a contract….  

Scott vs.Stanford: A Decision That Would Change the Future

– Scott v. Stanford: A Decision That Would Change the Future “You don’t have to know a lot of things for your life to make a lasting difference in the world. But you do have to know the few great things that matter, perhaps just one, and then be willing to live for them and die for them. The people that make a durable difference in the world are not the people who have mastered many things, but who have been mastered by one great thing.” This quote was said by John Piper, a well-known preacher and author….  

ECON 4131, International Finance, Spring 2002, Exam 2

– Midterm Exam International Finance April 7, 2004 Answer all questions in examination booklets 1. (15 points) Define the following a) The “spot” exchange rate b) The “forward” exchange rate c) A capital account “surplus” d) Currency depreciation e) Arbitrage 2. (10 points) Briefly discuss the essential features of forward contracts, currency futures, and currency options. 3. (15 points) Use the BOP accounts guide on the last page of this exam to indicate where each of the following transactions should be recorded in the U.S….  

What?s Yellow Journalism?

– … In Cuba, Hearst’s star reporters wrote stories designed to tug at the heartstrings of Americans. It was the sinking of the battleship USS Maine in Havana Harbor that gave Hearst his big story about the war. After the sinking of the USS Maine, the Hearst newspapers, with no real proof, unequivocally blamed the Spanish, and soon U.S. public opinion demanded intervention. The United States and Spain already had tension between them because of the attempts by Cubans to liberate their island from the control of the Spanish….  

Reality and Illusion

– … How does the reader interpret the disbelief evoked by her story. How does Fevvers deal with the disbelief she provokes. As Gustar reasons, the reader has no good reason to believe Fevvers. She is drunk on champagne and the audience has no evidence until later in the story. Gustar emphasizes the layers of audience in the story; not only do we have Walser listening, but we have the reader reading as well. Narrating the story in her dressing room, Fevvers is sure that she knows who she is, and Walser thinks that she is glorifying herself….