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Students learn law basics.

 

 

 

BUSINESS LAW: TORTS

 

Overview:
This lesson continues the theme of law's role in society. It emphasizes the legal relationship between individuals and how rights can be created by law. The right-duty concept is the right that one individual has against another and the duty that one individual has with respect to one another. The goal of rule making is to accomplish the greatest good for society.

Objectives:

  • Students will learn about the Law of Torts and the legal relationship between individuals.
  • Students will identify and define various civil law terminology.

     

Suggested Grade Levels: 9th - 12th Grade

 

 

BUSINESS TORTS LAW LESSON PLAN

 

Materials:

Procedure:

Teachers:  since the concept of torts is new, use as many "real-life" examples when introducing the terminology to students.

 

Lesson Excerpt:

Terminology:

Tort:  a civil (private) wrong that a court will give a remedy in the form of an action for damages. Torts differ from crimes, which rely on definitions within the law. Torts rely on case decisions and existing elements that must be present.

Intentional torts:
1.  Battery - a person intentionally causes harmful bodily contact with another.
2.  Assault - a person intentionally causes an unprivileged act with offensive bodily contact to another.
3.  False imprisonment - restraining the movement of another person.
4.  Invasion of privacy - private information that is made public that is objectionable by that person.
5.  Other intentional torts: emotional disturbance, trespassing, public nuisance, fraudulent marketing.

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BUSINESS LAW TORTS LESSON

Business Law: Torts *

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