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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.