BLAW1050-A Legal Environment Of Business    (Fall 2007)

Course Details
Course Description
About The Instructor

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Course Details


Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account.
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Session, Dates: 1 (08/27/2007 - 12/15/2007)

Days: ONLINE

Time: -

Location: Internet/Online

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Seats Available: Course Full, Choose another

Credits: 3

The following additional fees apply to this section:   Fully Online Fee : $150.00

Course Description

This course introduces students to the legal system and the role it plays in the business world. Legal issues are addressed from a preventive rather than a curative point of view. Students learn to spot legal issues in various business situations and to make decisions with legal issues and legal consequences in mind. Specific areas studied include an introduction to the judicial system and judicial process, law and ethics in business, the law of contracts, consumer protection, professional liability, and legal and ethical issues in the workplace.

About The Instructor

Louis B. Swartz, J.D.
Coordinator, Pre-Law Advisory Program
 Economics and Legal Studies
Professor of Legal Studies
 Economics and Legal Studies

swartz@rmu.edu
412-397-6354 phone
412-397-2172 fax
Massey Hall 121

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For additional course information, First Class requirements, syllabus, etc., check the About The Instructor section for a link to a Faculty Website.



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