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ML: General Business Law (Cline)

Spring 2024   LAW 528-301  

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Additional Information

Skills Training
Other Professional Skills:

Grading
10% Participation,
90% Exam

Exam
Short Answer,
Essay,
Take Home,
Open-Book

Satisfies Senior Writing Requirement

No

Location

Class meets in person.

Course Continuity
Students are encouraged to stay home if you are ill or experience flu-like symptoms. If you miss a class for any reason, it is still your responsibility to make up the work missed.

I offer the following to students who miss class due to illness:

- Class sessions are regularly recorded. I will make these recordings routinely available on the course site to everyone in the class.

Meeting Times/Location
W 5:30PM - 8:15PM
Gittis Hall 2

Category
Masters in Law

Credits
3.0

This course, which is designed for non-law students, will examine the fundamentals of business law. The course will touch on the core legal issues faced by any business, including contracts, employment law, business organizations and governance, mergers and acquisitions, business torts, intellectual property, administrative/regulatory compliance, and litigation/risk management. At the course’s conclusion, students should be in a position not only to recognize potential legal issues but also better able to evaluate any offered advice.

Course Concentrations

Business and Corporate Law Learning outcomes: Demonstrate a core understanding of business and corporate law; Perform legal analysis in the context of business and corporate law; Communicate effectively on topics related to business and corporate law; Demonstrate an understanding of the interconnection between the world of business and finance and that of business and corporate law, and how they affect other areas of law and society.


Textbooks

"Legal Environment of Business" by Susan A. Supina | Susan J. Marsnik
Edition: 2nd edition
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781647089214
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