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The course presents an introduction to the relationship of law and business. It focuses on specific principles of commercial law in certain subject areas. Topics include contracts, sales, agencies, the Uniform Commercial code, harassment and unemployment laws, and other current legal issues.
UPON COMPLETION OF THE COURSE, THE STUDENT WILL BE COMPETENT IN:
- Analyzing the role of law in society.
- Analyzing torts, negligence, and liabilities.
- Analyzing the elements that create an enforceable contract.
- Analyzing circumstances in which a court may free a person from his or her contractual obligations.
- Explaining the conditions and comments that make a verbal contract enforceable.
- Analyzing contracts that are generally required by law to be in writing.
- Analyzing the rights of third parties to a contract.
- Analyzing sales law under the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) Article 2.
- Analyzing Consumer Protection laws.
- Analyzing immigration and labor laws.
- Distinguishing sales from other transactions and applying the special UCC rules to the formation of sales contracts.
- Analyzing when title and risk of loss pass from seller to buyer.
- Analyzing warranties and product liability that sellers of goods have for injuries caused by defective products.
- Analyzing the rights that buyers or sellers have when the other party breaches a sales contract.
- Analyzing the types of securities issued by a corporation.
- Explaining the Federal and State registration procedure pertaining to securities issued by a corporation
- Analyzing employment law.
- Analyzing antitrust regulations.
- Analyzing alternative dispute resolution.
- Analyzing environmental law.
- Analyzing the impact of criminal law on business.