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1/24/2017 Topic Print View (NEXT(73feebc963))/Main/CourseMode/Topic/TopicPrintView.ed?topicID=9000009724309&sortBy=Title&sortOrder=As… 1/45 Which do you believe presents the greatest threat to civil society: a corporation that commits crimes (e.g., murder, environmental crimes, or bribery), or persons who commit crimes that harm businesses (e.g., embezzlement, fraud, or larceny)? Defend your response, using at least one example from current events. Guided Response: Respond to at least two of your fellow students’ posts in a substantive manner. Some ways to do this include the following, though you may choose a different approach, providing your response is substantive: Review the posts made by your peers. In response to your peers, first identify a non­traditional or creative way in which a corporation might be punished for committing a crime. Then discuss the consequences of implementing that punishment to the example used by your peer. Carefully review the Discussion Forum Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate this Discussion Thread. Ashford 3: ­ Week 2 ­ Discussion 1 Response Author Date/Time Important Message About Early Discussion Board Posts Instructor Muniak 10/20/2016 11:42:56 AM As you know, each week begins on Tuesday and ends the following Monday. Accordingly, please note that any student posts made prior to the first day of each week will be administratively deleted. Doing so avoids the awkwardness and disjointedness of having multiple week discussions - and/or all of the class discussions - at the same time. Thanks for your anticipated compliance with this important classroom policy. Prof Will Muniak Prof Post ­ Week 2 Instructor Muniak 10/20/2016 11:50:10 AM Welcome to Week 2 of the Legal Environment of Business. During Week 2, we will examine torts, criminal law, and consumer protection law (specifically, product liability). These are each different substantive areas of law that are relevant to business and business persons. A tort is a civil wrong. Torts can arise from negligent or intentional acts or omissions, and often results in a plaintiff filing a civil complaint seeking the court‛s help to resolve some form of harm caused by another person or business. In civil law, it is up to the injured party to bring the case to court. Generally speaking, there are three basic types of torts in this country: Crimes That Harm Business Versus Crimes Committed by Business Responses
1/24/2017 Topic Print View (NEXT(73feebc963))/Main/CourseMode/Topic/TopicPrintView.ed?topicID=9000009724309&sortBy=Title&sortOrder=As… 2/45 Generally speaking, there are three basic types of torts in this country: 1. Negligent acts or omissions; 2. Intentional acts; and 3. Strict liability.

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