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law531_r5_student_guide_week1 - Student Guide LAW/531...

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Student Guide LAW/531 Version 5 1 Week One Student Guide This week, you explore the legal system and discover its application to businesses. You learn the ways the legal system may be used to resolve business problems as you create an alternative dispute resolution (ADR) clause to be used by your Learning Teams. The focus on ADR allows you to evaluate litigation and its application to business problems and to suggest options to avoid litigation. Legal Systems of Business OBJECTIVE: Explain traditional litigation and its application to business transactions. Resources: Ch. 1 & 2 of Business Law: Legal Environment, Online Commerce, Business Ethics, and International Issues Content Ch. 1: Legal Heritage and the Information Age o Introduction to Legal Heritage and the Information Age o What is Law? o Schools of Jurisprudential Thought o History of American Law o Sources of the Law in the United States Ch. 2: Court Systems and Jurisdiction o Introduction to Court Systems and Jurisdiction
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This note was uploaded on 04/11/2011 for the course LAW 531 taught by Professor Sdgfs during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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