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    Business and Finance Technology Education Frameworks

    2009

    Business Law

    Content Standard 1 Basics of the Law

    Analyze the relationship between ethics and the law and describe the sources of the law, the structure of the court system, different

    classifications of procedural and substantive law.

    The student will be able to: Beginning Intermediate Advanced Strand 1 Learner Expectation Learner Expectation Learner Expectation

    Understand the role that the Define a law. *Describe the difference between a Analyze and solve ethical and legal law and ethics plays in legal and ethical responsibility. problems. business and society. Define ethics.

     Identify the consequences of Identify ethical problems resulting

    Explain a person’s responsibility to unethical and illegal conduct. from contemporary business

    obey the law. technology.

     List the most common sources of

    Identify ethical character traits and the law. Describe the way that a business can be

    values. socially responsible.

    The student will be able to: Beginning Intermediate Advanced Strand 2 Learner Expectation Learner Expectation Learner Expectation

    Describe the sources of the *Identify the sources of law Explain the differences between Analyze the specific cases by stating law. (Constitutions, Statutory Law, local, state and federal facts, finding the legal questions,

     Administrative Regulations, Court governments. applying the laws, and resolving the

     Decisions, and Precedent). issues.

     Explain how courts make law (and

     Define regulations and explain explain the role of precedent in the Research and evaluate specific statutes

     how administrative agencies create legal system). and administrative regulations.

     regulations.

     Define the concept of stare decisis

     and explain the role of precedent in

     the state and federal legal systems.

     Strand 3

     Differentiate between cases that

    Identify the structure of the Explain the function of the court. belong within the jurisdiction of Analyze the reasons that certain cases court systems. the federal and state court systems. reach the U.S. Supreme Court.

    *Describe the basic structure

    (hierarchy) of the national and state

    court systems.

    Explain the role of legal

    professionals (judges, lawyers).

The student will be able Beginning Intermediate Advanced to:

    Strand 4 Learner Expectation Learner Expectation Learner Expectation

    Identify the Distinguish between procedural law Describe the appellate process in criminal and Compare and contrast the steps in a classifications of and substantive law civil trials. civil lawsuit with the steps in procedural law. criminal prosecution.

     Define litigation. *Define the statute of limitations.

     Identify and analyze different types

     List the steps in criminal and civil trials. of reactive and proactive ADR

     techniques.

     Define alternate dispute resolution.

     Strand 5

     Define civil law Identify the *Distinguish between a felony and a Differentiate between survival classifications of Define criminal law. misdemeanor. statutes and wrongful death substantive law statutes.

    Define torts. *Distinguish between a tort and a crime.

     Analyze the statutory and Supreme

    Define negligence. Identify and relate the concept of liability and Court criteria for imposing the

    steps of negligence (reasonable person test; death penalty.

    proximate cause).

     Analyze the impact and

    Describe the penalties available in criminal consequences of selected criminal

    law and the remedies available in tort law. violation on businesses.

    Differential between the penalties for

    committing felonies and misdemeanors.

    *Determine several defenses to criminal acts

    (e.g. insanity defense, self defense).

    Business and Finance Technology Education Frameworks

    2009

    Content Standard 2 Contract Law, Law of Sales, and Consumer Law

    Analyze the relationship between contract law, law of sales and consumer law. The student will be able to: Beginning Intermediate Advanced Strand 1 Learner Expectation Learner Expectation Learner Expectation

    Analyze the relationship Explain the nature of a Differentiate between classes of contracts. Identify problems created when between contract law, law contractual relationship. contracts are negotiated and entered of sales and consumer law. *Explain how offer and acceptance can create into over the Internet.

     Recognize the contractual rights and duties.

     responsibilities created in a Analyze selected contract clauses

    contract. Define counteroffer and describe the effects of a such as a mandatory arbitration

     counteroffer in various contractual situations. agreements and choice of forum

    List the elements required to clauses.

    create a contract. Determine whether or not an agreement is definite

     enough to be enforced as a contract. State when a contract for the sales of

    Define goods and goods must be evidenced in writing.

    distinguish them from Differential between the ways that assent can be

    services and real property. undermined (e.g., fraud, nondisclosure, duress).

    *Define and distinguish between different types of

    consideration and list the expectation to the

    requirements of consideration.

    *Explain a minor’s rights to avoid a contract.

    *Identify categories of people who lack contractual

    capacity.

    Describe the concept of unconscionability and

    compare it to illegality.

*List the essential information that should be included

    in writing under the statute of frauds.

    Explain the parole evidence rule.

Describe the various rules applied to the interpretation

    of contracts.

*Explain the various rules applied to contracts

    involving third parties.

    *List the ways a contract can be discharged.

*Describe the breach of contract and the remedies

    available when a contract is breached.

Give examples of special rules that apply to sales

    contracts that do not apply to other contracts.

*Discuss consumer protection legislation (e.g., Federal

    Trade Commission Act, Consumer Product Safety

    Act, and Consumer Leasing Act).

Define the terms “unfair business practice” and “false

    and misleading advertising.

    Business and Finance Technology Education Frameworks

    2009

    Content Standard 3 Employment Law

    Analyze employment law as it relates to the conduct of business in the state and national marketplace. The student will be able to: Beginning Intermediate Advanced Strand 1 Learner Expectation Learner Expectation Learner Expectation

    Analyze the role and importance of Demonstrate an understanding of *Identify legislation that regulates Analyze the impact of no-completion employment law as it relates to the the nature of the employer- employee rights (e.g. Americans with and confidentiality clauses in conduct of business. employee relationship. Disabilities Act, Age Discrimination employment agreements.

     in Employment Act, Family and

    *Explain the doctrine of Medical Leave Act, etc.). Discuss the impact Immigration

    employment-at-will. regulations to the operation of business.

     *Identify legislation that regulates

     employment conditions (e.g., Fair

    Labor Standards Act, Occupational

    Safety and Health Act, etc.).

    Identify legislation that guarantees

    worker benefits (e.g., unemployment

    insurance pension protection, Social

    Security legislation, workers'

    compensation, etc.).

    Content Standard 4 Property Law

    Explain the legal rules that apply to personal property, real property and intellectual property. The student will be able to: Beginning Intermediate Advanced Strand 1 Learner Expectation Learner Expectation Learner Expectation

    Analyze personal property. Compare real property, personal List different methods by which Describe some protections given in

     property, and fixtures and explain property is acquired. copyright and trademark matters.

     why property distinctions are

     important. Identify the forms of co-ownership of Evaluate current methods authorized by

     personal property. Transportation Security Agency (TSA)

     to ensure passenger safety on public

     transportation. Strand 2

    Analyze real property. Give examples of tangible and *Distinguish among liens, licenses Distinguish between a lease and a deed.

     intangible personal property. and easements and explain the

     differences. Explain the rights and obligations of

     landlords and tenants on termination of a

     Explain the method of transferring lease including lawful and unlawful

     title (Deeding) real property. eviction procedures.

     Describe the kinds of relationships Analyze the relationship between the

     that landlords and tenants may create. government power of eminent domain

     and property ownership rights. Strand 3

     *List and define the types of Analyze intellectual property. Define the concept of intellectual intellectual property (e.g., trademark, Describe the civil and criminal

     property. trade name, trade dress, copyright, consequences for infringing on the

    patent, and trade secret). intellectual property rights of another.

    Describe how each type of

    intellectual property is created and

    legally protected.

    Describe how intellectual property

    rights terminate or can be lost.

    *Explain copyright law, including the

    procedure for obtaining a copyright,

    copyright infringement and fair use

    doctrine.

    Content Standard 5 Family Law

    Explain the legal rules that apply to marriage, divorce, and child custody.

    The student will be able to: Beginning Intermediate Advanced Strand 1 Learner Expectation Learner Expectation Learner Expectation

    Analyze marriage. Define marriage and explain the *Identify the issues and Explain the impact of the laws of

     rights and obligations that are concerns that might be different countries on prenuptial

     involved in marriage. included in a prenuptial agreements.

     agreement.

     Compare the definition of civil

     union with that of marriage. *Distinguish between

     common law and a

     ceremonial marriage.

     Identify the types of

     marriages that are

     prohibited by law. Strand 2

    Analyze divorce and child custody. Contrast legal separation, Explain the laws of Discuss the impact of the laws of

     annulment, divorce, and dissolution domestic relations as it divorce on property distribution, child

     proceedings. relates to child custody. custody, and child support.

     Explain some of the typical grounds *Outline the law of

     for divorce and annulment. domestic relations as it

     relates to spousal and

     child support.

    Content Standard 6 Wills and Trusts

    Determine the appropriateness of wills and trusts in estate planning.

    The student will be able to: Beginning Intermediate Advanced Strand 1 Learner Expectation Learner Expectation Learner Expectation

    Analyze wills. Define testamentary capacity and *Explain how a will may be Identify the responsibilities of a personal

     testamentary intent. modified or revoked. representative or executor or

     administrator.

     Define a holographic will. *Distinguish between the

     protections given to spouses and in the settlement of an estate.

     to children under the law of wills.

     Describe the probating and contesting of

     Explain what happens to a a will.

     decedent's estate when a person Strand 2 dies without a will.

    Analyze trusts. Define a trust. Explain the advantages and Identify the powers and duties of

     disadvantages of establishing a trustees.

    Identify key characteristics of a trust.

    trust. Identify the rights and duties of

     beneficiaries.

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