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Chapter 3 Careers In Healthcare Assignments Sheets For Absence Student

 

Welcome to Law for Business and Personal Use

 

This Business elective (1 credit) allows students to explore the foundations of business law, while introducing personal law topics that interest students. Units includes contracts, criminal and civil law, consumer protection, wills and estates, marriage and divorce, property law, agency, employment contracts, unions, commercial paper, and credit obligations.

 

Textbook Resource:http://lawxtra.swlearning.com/student/ch01.html 

 

Textbook Table of Contents

 

Know the difference:Civil cases are generally brought by private individuals or corporations seeking to collect monetary damages. Criminal cases are brought by the local, state or federal government in response to a suspected violation of law and seeks a fine, a jail sentence or both.

 

More Information on Civil vs. Criminal Cases

 

 

UNIT 1. LAW, JUSTICE, AND YOU.

1. Laws and Their Ethical Foundation. 

 

Web Quiz:   http://lawxtra.swlearning.com/student/ch01.html#

 

Chapter 1 Outline, Vocabulary and Objectives Hand-out

 

Chapter 1...In Your Own Words

 

Online Activity
http://www.aclu.org/

Type "civil disobedience" into the Search box on the ACLU web site. Choose one of the articles. Read it and note the context in which the term is used. Prepare a one-minute presentation explaining the article. Break into small groups and present your article. As a group, make a list of the issues which civil disobedience was used to protest. Then, present your group findings to the class.

 

 

The Judicial Branch:

Part 1:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jha2ZD-8sVQ&feature=related

Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mJuPmPGKy-0

 

 

 

2. Constitutional Rights.
Chapter 2 Outline, Vocabulary and Objectives
Federal Agencies Graphic Organizer

Online Activity:
Failed amendments: http://www.usconstitution.net/constamfail.html
Amendments recently proposed by Congress:
http://www.usconstitution.net/constamprop.html

 Chapter 3 Outline, Vocabulary and Objectives Hand-out

An Introduction to The U.S. Courts:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dnp_01e4Qw&feature=related

 

Appeal Cases: Use your Graphic Organizer to show if the Case was Remanded, Amended, Reversed or Affirmed

 

Chapter 3 Vocabulary and Short Answer Questions

 

Online Activity:

http://www.supremecourtus.gov/

Click on one of the topics on the home page of the official web site of the U.S. Supreme Court. Write a one-paragraph summary of your findings.

 

 

1st Amendment Activity Break
 
Case Studies and PPT directions
Grading Rubic for PPT
Landmark Cases involving First Amendment and Schools
How to Analyze a Court Case

Significant Moments that have defined the 1st Amendment

 

Source:  http://www.firstamendmentcenter.org/first-amendment-timeline 

Assignment: Create your Own Timeline and Reflection

 

 

Vocabulary and Short Answer Questions
Crime Classification Table: Homework

3 Elements of a Criminal Act Graphic Organizer

Online Activity:

http://web.amnesty.org/report2003/index-eng

Compare the reports on rights abuses for the United States and France using data from Amnesty International. Write a one-page report explaining your findings.

 


5. Civil Law and Procedure.

 

4 Elements of a Tort Graphic Organizer

Vocabulary and Short Answers

Tort Troubles Worksheet

Types of Intentional Torts

 

UNIT 2. CONTRACT LAW.

 

6. Offer and Acceptance. 

Current Event involving a Contract Dispute

 

Homework:10 pts

  • Select a contract template to download into a Word Document
  • Customize the Contract so that you are the Offerer
  • Select a person to sign the Contract as the Offeree
  • Header: Come up with a name for your Company

Chapter 6 Short Answers

MLB Contracts: http://mlbplayers.mlb.com/pa/pdf/cba_english.pdf

Employment Contract: Facebook Chief Operating Officer's Contract

Contract Cases Archives:  http://www.newjerseybusinesslawattorney.com/breach-of-contract/

Contract Law Case Studies

Law Firm Brochure

 

9. Legal Capacity to Contract.

10. Legal Purpose and Proper Form.

11. Contractual Obligations and Their Enforcement

 

UNIT 3. THE LAW OF SALES.

 

12. Sales Contracts.

Letters written to Attorney General

Responses to Letters: Legal or Illegal? Ethical or Unethical?

 

100 of Largest Jury Verdicts(in terms of Damages)

Template to Brief a Case

How to Brief a Case

 

13. Ownership and Risk of Loss in Sales.

 

Chapters 13 and 14 Vocabulary and Short Answer Packet

Chapter 13 Notes

14. Consumer Protection.

 

CPCS.gov Case Studies

FTC PPT presentation

Chapter 14 Notes

 

Deceptive Marketing Techniques

 

UNIT 4. PROPERTY LAW.

 

15. Property and Its Acquisition.

16. Bailments.

 

 

17. Ownership and Leasing of Real Property.

Chapter 17 Vocabulary

Property Law Webquest

Real vs. Intellectual Property

Activity: Designing a Brochure for your Law Firm

Article: 10 Trade Secrets We Wished We Knew

 

 

 

 

18. Insurance Law.

 

19. Wills, Trusts, and Estates

 

CNN Estate Planning Worksheet and Quiz

 

Concepts to Know: Use Textbook

 

 Probate Law Assignment

 

The Faces of Probate Wksh

 

 

UNIT 5. AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT LAW.

 

20. Agency Law.

21. Employment Law.
22. Unions and the Employment Relationship.

23. Discrimination in Employment.

24. Employment-Related Injuries.

 

UNIT 6. LEGAL FORMS OF BUSINESS OPERATION.

 

25. Forms of Business Organization.

26. The Law of Corporations.

27. Organizational Forms for Small Business.

 

UNIT 7. BORROWING MONEY AND PAYING BILLS.

 

28. Commercial Paper.

29. Negotiability and Negotiation of Commercial Paper.

30. Discharge of Commercial Paper and Electronic Fund Transfers.

31. Secured and Unsecured Credit Obligations. 32. Creditors, Debtors, and Bankruptcy

 

The Mock Trial

 

Resources:

 

 

 

Steps in the Trial: must be reviewed by all

 

Tips for Direct and Cross Examination Questions: must be reviewed by Lawyers and Witnesses

 

Guidelines for Opening Statements: Must be reviewed by team of Lawyers on both sides

 

 

 

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