MG261 Business Law II

for U1UU 2006

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MG 261 Business Law II


U1UU 2006 CN


Henley, Patricia A.


Adjunct Faculty

Office Hours

By Appointment


Semester Dates

May 22 - July 15, 2006

Class Days


Class Time

5:00 - 8:00 PM



Credit Hours


Business Law: The Ethical, Global and E-Commerce Environment, 12th Edition, Mallor, Barnes, Bowers & Langvardt.
ISBN: 0-07-256200-5

Textbooks can be purchased though the MBS bookstore

Course Description:
A continuation of the study of contracts, agency, employment, and  negotiable instruments; comparison of social responsibility and legal aspects  of selected issues. Prerequisite: MG260  3:0:3

Learning Outcomes:
  Core Learning Outcomes

  1. Define the relationship between the American legal system and business.
  2. Explain the case law/hypothetical example format.
  3. Discuss legal issues within the relevant format.
  4. Arrive at rules of law and formulate those decisions in essay form.

Core Assessment:

There is a final exam consisting of 13 True or False
questions, 25 Multiple Choice questions and four short answer essay questions.

Class Assessment:
Student assessment is based upon the average of two exams worth 100 points and Brief of Assigned Cases.

1. 1ST EXAM = 100 points or 33.3%
2.  2ND EXAM = 100 points or 33.3%
3.  Brief of Assigned Cases = 33.3%

A……………..90% - 100%
B……………..80% - 89%
C……………..70% - 79%
D……………..60% - 69%
F……………..Below 60%

Late Submission of Course Materials:
Late course work will be accepted under extenuating circumstances with prior approval from the instructor.

Classroom Rules of Conduct:
Students are to be prepared and participate in class discussions.

Course Topic/Dates/Assignments:
Week 1 - Protection of Intellectual Property P. 189
        Commerical Torts P. 210
Week 2 - Significance of Writing in Contract Law P. 345
        The Parole Evidence Rule P. 360
Week 3 - Real Property p. 528
        Landlord and Tenant P. 563
Week 4 - Insurance Law P. 599
        Negotiable Instruments P. 702
Week 5 - Operations of Partnerships P. 836
        Partners' Dissociation and Partnerships'  
        Dissolution and Winding Up P. 852
Week 6 - Limited Liability Companies, Limited
        Partnerships, and Limited Liability Limited
        Partnerships P. 870
Week 7 - Securities Regulation P. 984
        Legal and Professional Responsibilities of
        Auditors, Consultants and Securities P. 1025
Week 8 - Environmental Regulations - P. 1199
Week 9 - Final Examination

Academic Honesty:
Academic integrity is the foundation of the academic community. Because each student has the primary responsibility for being academically honest, students are advised to read and understand all sections of this policy relating to standards of conduct and academic life.   Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87

Plagiarism involves the use of quotations without quotation marks, the use of quotations without indication of the source, the use of another's idea without acknowledging the source, the submission of a paper, laboratory report, project, or class assignment (any portion of such) prepared by another person, or incorrect paraphrasing. Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 85-87

Attendance Policy:
Instructors are required to maintain attendance records and to report absences via the online attendance reporting system.

  1. The instructor may excuse absences for valid reasons, but missed work must be made up within the semester/term of enrollment.
  2. Work missed through unexcused absences must also be made up within the semester/term of enrollment, but unexcused absences may carry further penalties.
  3. In the event of two consecutive weeks of unexcused absences in a semester/term of enrollment, the student will be administratively withdrawn, resulting in a grade of "WH".
  4. A "Contract for Incomplete" will not be issued to a student who has unexcused or excessive absences recorded for a course.
  5. Students receiving Military Tuition Assistance or Veterans Administration educational benefits must not exceed three unexcused absences in the semester/term of enrollment. Excessive absences will be reported to the appropriate agency and may result in a monetary penalty to the student.
  6. Report of a "F" grade (attendance or academic) resulting from excessive absence for those students who are receiving financial assistance from agencies not mentioned in item 5 above will be reported to the appropriate agency.

Park University 2005-2006 Undergraduate Catalog Page 89

Disability Guidelines:
Park University is committed to meeting the needs of all students that meet the criteria for special assistance. These guidelines are designed to supply directions to students concerning the information necessary to accomplish this goal. It is Park University's policy to comply fully with federal and state law, including Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, regarding students with disabilities. In the case of any inconsistency between these guidelines and federal and/or state law, the provisions of the law will apply. Additional information concerning Park University's policies and procedures related to disability can be found on the Park University web page: .


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