This course is designed to introduce students to the American legal system, increase their understanding of legal issues and potential liabilities in business contexts, and equip them to meet their legal obligations with ethical integrity in a competitive marketplace. Topics will include the structure and function of the American legal system, contracts, torts, white-collar crime, business organizations, and employment law, with emphasis on legal reasoning and policy implications. There is a required research project.
Prerequisite: BLAW 6003
Course offers an in-depth exploration of selected legal issues affecting business. The primary focus of the course will vary from offering to offering; thus the course may be taken more than once. There is a required research project.