Oct 23, 2018  
2018-2019 Graziadio Academic Catalog 
  
2018-2019 Graziadio Academic Catalog

LEGL 627 Introduction to the Fundamentals of American Law and Ethics (2)


This course lays the essential foundation for studying and understanding the law and ethics of human resources. This course lays the legal and ethical foundation in preparation for the companion course LEGL 632 Employment Law. This course identifies and explores the basic structure of the American legal and regulatory system at the federal, state, and local levels. The course also briefly covers the substantive law and related ethical considerations in the following areas that broadly apply to the American private sector workplace: tort law, criminal law, contract law, agency law, business organizations, and intellectual property law. Lastly, the course promotes an understanding of civil law and its legal process involved in common workplace lawsuits and litigation.

Grading Basis: Graded