Courses of Study: Business, Management, and Administration

Business, Management, and Administration, Grade 9 - 12, Law In Society, 2009

1.) Interpret components and categories of state and federal criminal law.

Example: steps in criminal proceedings

2.) Differentiate between ethics and law using research results.

•  Determining consequences of illegal and unethical conduct
•  Interpreting laws related to the illegal and unethical use of computers
3.) Critique influences, sources, and structure of the law and court systems.

Example: connection to constitution and branches of government

4.) Analyze classifications of law, including procedural and substantive and private and public, for distinguishing characteristics.

5.) Determine career and entrepreneurial opportunities, responsibilities, and educational and credentialing requirements related to the legal profession.

6.) Interpret components of civil law, including negligence, torts, intentional torts, strict liability, and absolute liability.

Examples: categories and penalties of civil law

7.) Critique components of contract law.

Examples: characteristics of contract law, effects of breach of contract

8.) Critique components of national and international sales and consumer law.

•  Analyzing sales laws to determine compliance with Uniform Commercial Code
•  Comparing express and implied warranties
•  Interpreting contracts
•  Identifying the protections and penalties provided by copyright and trademark laws
Examples: print, music, video, software

9.) Analyze labor relation components to determine effects on employees and employers.

10.) Compare various relationships associated with Agency Law as they relate to conducting global business

Examples: agent and professional athlete, broker and seller

11.) Explain legal rules that apply to real property ownership.

12.) Compare various types of bankruptcy law and their impact on business and consumers.

13.) Explain types of insurance options available to consumers.

14.) Explain laws that apply to marriage, divorce, and child custody.

15.) Analyze various resources to acquire legal assistance.

16.) Explain the purpose of environmental laws.

17.) Determine how trusts and wills are used in estate planning.

18.) Analyze e-business and e-marketing laws, regulations, and procedures to determine their effects on business and consumers.