MG 261 Business Law II
S2DD 2007 DC
Rickrich, Carl W. (Bill)
Adjunct Senior Professor.
Bachelor of Arts, 1976, The Ohio State University.Juris Doctor, 1979, University of Toledo.
http:// Not Applicable.
March 19, 2007, through May 13, 2007.
5:00 - 10:45 PM
MG 260, Business Law I.
Textbook: Clarkson, Kenneth, et al., West's Business Law, tenth edition, West Legal Studies in Business, 2006.
Additional Resources: Students will make use of periodicals at off-base libraries to find and read articles on current topics on areas of business law covered by this course. Among the best sources are The Wall Street Journal, Time, Newsweek, US News and World Report and local newspapers. Students are encouraged to use the Internet to locate additional items of interest relevant to this course.
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Educational Philosophy: The instructor will employ lecture, case studies and dialogue in exploring and developing issues that are addressed in class. Instructor will also provide instructor-prepared hand-outs explaining selected issues of law in additional detail to suplement the text's discussion. These hand-outs will be either distributed in class or by way of the ECompanion site. Examinations are comprised of multiple choice, true/false and essay formats.
Learning Outcomes: Core Learning Outcomes
There is a final exam consisting of 13 True or False questions, 25 Multiple Choice questions and four short answer essay questions.
Midterm Examination and Final Examination.
The midterm examination and the comprehensive final examination are NOT take-home tests. The midterm examination and the comprehensive final examination are CLOSED BOOK AND CLOSED NOTE TESTS.
The use of texts, notes, "laptop" computers, cell phones, programmable calculators, and other similar devices during examinations is EXPRESSLY AND STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
Grading: MIDTERM EXAMINATION: ESSAY, 20% OR 50 POINTS; TRUE/FALSE AND MULTIPLE CHOICE, 20% OR 50 POINTS; FINAL EXAMINATION, ESSAY, 20% OR 50 POINTS; TRUE/FALSE AND MULTIPLE CHOICE, 20% OR 50 POINTS; ATTENDANCE, 10% OR 25 POINTS; AND CLASS PARTICIPATION, 10% OR 25 POINTS. GRADING SCALE: A, 90-100%; B, 80-89%; C, 70-79%; D, 60-69%; F, below 60%.
Late Submission of Course Materials: Assignments not submitted on the due date will receive reduced grades unless prior acceptable arrangements are made in writing signed and agreed to by the student and the instructor.
Classroom Rules of Conduct: Class participation is expected. Students are expected to attend all classes, to be timely and to be prepared. Roll will be checked at each class meeting. Students are expected to make up all missed work.
Course Topic/Dates/Assignments: Week 1. Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts, Chapter 20. Perfomance and Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts, Chapter 22. Week 2. Personal Property and Bailments, Chapter 47. Real Property, Chapter 48. Week 3. Creditors Rights and Remedies, Chapter 28. Secured Transactions, Chapter 29. Bankrupcty Law, Chapter 30. Week 4, Midterm Examination. Week 5. Negotiable Instruments, Chapter 24. Holder in Due Course, Chapter 25. Sole Proprietorship and Franchises, Chapter 35. Week 6. Partnerships and Limited Partnerships, Chapter 36. Limited Liability Companies, etc., Chapter 37. Corporations, Chapter 38. Week 7. Corporations-Directors, Officers and Shareholders, Chapter 39. Liability of Accountants, Chapter 51. Week 8, Final Examination.
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