2019-2020 Catalogue

Law (LA)

LA 701 Business Law     (3 credits)

<p>Pre-req: None</p>

The course begins with an in-depth analysis of the laws pertaining to business associations, such as partnerships, corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and limited partnerships, franchises and joint ventures. Topics include the law of contracts and agency and commercial paper as they relate to the business environment. Discussion also focuses on the international applications of these laws. Students develop a comprehensive working knowledge of the Uniform Commercial Code as it relates to the law of sales, commercial paper (including the impact on the law of banking) and secured transactions. Leading case decisions as well as statutory law such as the Uniform Partnership Act, Uniform Limited Partnership Act, and the Uniform Commercial Code are examined.

LA 715 International Business Law     (3 credits)

Pre-Req: None

This course examines the impact of law on international business transactions. Readings and discussions focus on four areas: the general international legal environment (including litigation and dispute settlement), the international sales transaction, trade law, and regulation in the international marketplace. The three basic forms of doing business (trade, licensing and investment) are analyzed in an international context. Comparisons in national legal environments are noted. Legal and business cases are used for class discussions.

LA 799 Experimental Course in Law     (3 credits)

<p>Pre-Req: Varies by topic.</p>

Experimental courses explore curriculum development, with specific content intended for evolution into a permanent course. A topic may be offered twice before it becomes a permanent course. Students may repeat experimental courses with a different topic for credit.