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    College of Charleston
   
 
  Dec 16, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog (As of 10-03-17)
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BLAW 205 Legal Environment of Business (3)

This course is designed to emphasize the legal environment of business and the pluralistic nature of the economy of the United States. The principal federal and state regulations as well as common law relationships applicable to businesses are presented to provide the student with an understanding of the limitations and consequences of business decisions, as well as the social and ethical responsibilities implicit in decision making. Topics to be covered include: introduction to law and legal system; white collar crimes and torts; ethics and social responsibility; negligence and product liability; administrative law; law of agency, partnership, corporations, and securities; ownership of real and personal property; bailments; overview of real and personal property; and overview of antitrust.
Prerequisite(s): Sophomore standing.
Course Frequency: Fall and Spring



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