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BUS 153

      "This course is a practical approach to law that emphasizes current and relevant topics students need to understand about business transactions and issues, such as contracts, property, employer/employee relations, and insurance." ~SC4 Catalog


Business Law is defined as:

     "the basis of the legal provisions that regulate the foundation, management, and performance of business activities and consumer transactions. Also known as commercial law, business law focuses on the interpretation of the rights and responsibilities of the parties involved in commercial transactions of varying magnitudes and proportions. Issues such as formation and registration of business, contracts, consumer protection, and property ownership rights feature prominently in business law. Business laws can be categorized into business incorporation and solvency laws, and transactional business laws."


Text: "Business Law." Encyclopedia of Management, edited by Sonya D. Hill, 7th ed., Gale, 2012. Small Business Resource Center, Accessed 25 Apr. 2018.

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The Law of Corporations in a Nutshell

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West's Business Law with Online Research Guide

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Sources of American Law: An Introduction to Legal Research

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Introduction to Basic Legal Citation

This is not a comprehensive citation reference work. Its limited aim is to serve as a tutorial on how to cite the most widely referenced types of U.S. legal material, taking account of local norms and the changes in citation practice forced by the shift from print to electronic sources. It begins with an introductory unit. That is followed immediately by one on "how to cite" the categories of authority that comprise a majority of the citations in briefs and legal memoranda. Using the full table of contents one can proceed through this material in sequence. The third unit, organized around illustrative examples, is intended to be used either for review and reinforcement of the prior "how to" sections or as an alternative approach to them. One can start with it since the illustrative examples for each document type are linked back to the relevant "how to" principles.

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