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Students learn law basics.

 

 

 

BUSINESS LAW: CRIMES

 

Overview:
Many students are familiar with crimes in society, but few know about crimes relevant to the business community and how it affects businesses.

Objectives:

  • Students will learn about crimes relevant to business as well as everyday common crimes.
  • Students will identify and define different law terminology.
  • Students will apply their knowledge to fictional case.

     

Suggested Grade Levels: 9th - 12th Grade

 

 

BUSINESS LAW CRIME LESSON PLAN

 

Materials:

Procedure:

To introduce business law, have students brainstorm different crimes that occur in or to businesses or "white-collar" crimes. Examples: how a robbery affects a business and its profit; unethical accounting practices; forging a check; and corporate responsibility.

Terminology:

Crime is defined as an act, committed or omitted, in violation of a public law governing it.

Tort: a civil (private) wrong that a court will give a remedy.

Felony: any serious crime for which the punishment can be more than one year or death.
          Examples: murder, robbery, and rape.

Misdemeanor: a crime for which punishment is one year or less in prison and/or a possible fine.
          Examples: shoplifting and petty larceny.

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BUSINESS LAW CRIMES LESSON

Business Law: Crimes *

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