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Teacher: Ms. Cecelia Johnson

    School: Westlake High School

    Address: 2400 Union Road SW ? Atlanta, GA ? 30331

    Telephone: (404)346-6400

    Email: Website:

    Classroom: 211

    Prerequisites: Business Essentials

    Credit: One Carnegie Unit

    Tutorial: Daily


    This course is designed to develop all students’ basic knowledge of our legal system and how business law impacts commerce

    domestically and internationally. The areas of study will include sources of the law and structure of the court system; ethics and the law; procedural law and substantive law; contract law, law of sales and consumer law; agency law and employment law; personal property and real property; commercial paper, insurance, secured transactions and bankruptcy; wills and trusts; impact of technology; and environmental law and energy regulation.

Pathway: Small Business Development

     thTEXTBOOK: Law for Business and Personal Use 17 Ed, ThomsonSouthwestern Learning, 2006 thLaw for Business and Personal Use Workbook 17 Ed, ThomsonSouthwestern Learning, 2006

     Replacement Cost: $55.75-Textbook $16.50 -Workbook


    Units Objectives Pacing Procedural Law and ? Analyze the relationship between ethics and the law and describe sources of the 10 Days Substantive Law law, the structure of the court system, different classifications of procedural law,

    and different classifications of substantive law.

    Contract Law of Sales and ? Analyze the relationships between contract law, law of sales, and consumer law. 25 Days Consumer Law

    Source of Law and Structure of ? Explain the legal rules that apply to marriage, divorce, and child custody. 14 Days the Court System

    Ethics and the Law ? Explain the relationship between ethics and law. 15 Days Agency Law and Employment ? Analyze the role and importance of agency law and employment law as they 40 Days Law relate to the conduct of business in the national and international marketplaces. Personal Property and Real ? Explain the legal rules that apply to personal property and real property. 10 Days Property

    Commercial Paper, Insurance, ? Analyze the functions of commercial paper, insurance, secured transactions, and 25 Days Secured Transaction and bankruptcy.


    Wills and Trusts ? Determine the appropriateness of wills and trusts in estate planning. 15 Days Impact on Technology ? Explain how advances in computer technology impact such areas as property law, 7 Days

    contract law, criminal law, and international law.

    Environmental Law and ? Explain the legal rules that apply to the environment and energy regulation. 14 Days Emergency Regulation

    Professional and Leadership ? Describe the major types of business organizations operating within the 5 Days

    socioeconomic arena of the national and international marketplace.

Instructional Class lecture/discussion/demonstration, audio-visual aids, individualized instruction, guest

    Methodologies: speakers, field trips by grade level (if applicable).

Parent/Teacher Communication with parents about academic progress, behavior and attendance will be handled

    Communication: via progress reports, e-mail, phone contact, conference, or a combination of these methods. Please visit the

    school to register for Parent Connect to check on your child’s progress via the Internet.

Career Opportunities: Court Reporter, Attorney, Judge, Police Officer, Paralegal, Legal Assistant

Tech Prep Articulation:

     Daily Work 30% 100-90 A Grading Evaluation: Grading Scale: Test/Quizzes 25% 89-80 B Performance Assessments 10% 79-70 C

    Work Ethic/Class Participation 5% Below 70 F

    Homework 10% Final Exam 15%

    Key Train 5%

    Legal Environment in Business (06.41500)

    Syllabus Signature Sheet

    Student Name _____________________________________________

     I have read this course syllabus, classroom management expectations, computer labatory agreement and the Internet policy and I understand all information presented. In the event that I have questions, I will contact the teacher.


    Student Signature Date

NOTE: I reserve the right to make changes or additions to this document as the need arises. You will receive any changes or

    additions in the form of an addendum sheet.

To earn a grade of 100 for your child, please complete the following:

    1. Please send the following message to me via an e-mail account that you check daily.

    Your message should be sent to the following address:

    2. The subject line should include your child’s name and the period that I teach him/her. stExample: Countess Bullock (1 Period)

    3. Please type the message below and complete all of the information.

    I am the parent/guardian of ___________________________. I will check this e-mail account daily for information

    concerning my child and his/her progress in Legal Environment in Business. I understand that all e-mail messages

    will be documented as official parent contacts. I have also read and reviewed with my child the course syllabus,

    classroom management expectations, Computer Lab Agreement and the Internet policy. We both understand the

    consequences if my child violates any of the established classroom rules.

    My home phone number is: ( ) ____________-__________________

    My work phone number is: ( )____________-__________________

    My cell phone number is: ( )____________-__________________

    4. A reply from me will be confirmation that I received your e-mail and your child has received

    the Extra-Credit points.

    5. Please feel free to contact me at the e-mail address above, anytime during the school year.

Westlake High School, 2007-2008

6. If you do not have an e-mail account, please complete (print) the above information and

have your child return this sheet to me.

Westlake High School, 2007-2008

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