Business Law Essay

728 Words Nov 10th, 2015 3 Pages
PACE UNIVERSITY
Law 101 - Business Law I
CRN 70058
Fall 2015
Professor Frank G. Colella
Wednesdays 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Syllabus
Text: Anderson’s Business Law and the Legal Environment
Comprehensive Volume/22nd Edition/Twomey & Jennings
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To acquaint students with the basic laws governing contracts, torts, crimes, consumer protection, and administrative agencies. The nature and sources of law, the court system, alternate dispute resolution, and the U.S. Constitution will also be studied. To help students gain a sense of the broader legal environment of business.
To help students gain a historical perspective on the development of law.
To encourage students to think critically about
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Any student with four (4) unexcused absences from class will receive a grade of F. Class participation constitutes 5% of the overall grade. If a student expects a grade of A or a B, I expect his or her active participation in class
There will be two (2) exams during the semester which, collectively, constitute 85% of the final grade. The midterm examination is 40% of the final grade, and the final constitutes 45%.
THERE WILL BE NO MAKE UP EXAMINATIONS.

In sum, attendance, homework, and class participation constitute 15% of the overall grade.
Examinations constitute the remaining 85% of the final grade. Outstanding performance (or deficiency) in any one or more of the above categories (attendance, homework, participation, and examinations) may alter the above proportions (5%, 5%, 5%, and 85%, respectively).
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Nature & Sources of Law
Court System & Dispute Resolution
The Constitution
[Holiday] - Personal Property and Bailments
Real Property
Crimes
Torts
Midterm Examination (40%)
Nature and Classes of Contracts
Formation of Contracts
Capacity and Genuine Assent
Consideration
[Break] - Legality & Public Policy
Form and Interpretation of Contracts
Breach of Contract and Remedies
Final

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