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Module 1 DQ 1 5.0 How are the Federal District Courts,the Federal Courts of Appeal, and theU.S. Supreme Court different? How are
they similar? What role do the various
courts play in making or interpreting
law that applies to businesses,
employees of those firms, and for
resolving or preventing conflict?

Discussion Module 1 DQ 2 5.0 Question Select one of the functions of law.
Identify the function you selected and
explain how it is important to American
society. Provide at least one example

Module 2 DQ 1 5.0 When an employee learns of apparent illegal conduct by his/her employer,does the employee have an ethical
duty to become a whistleblower? Why
or why not? How should a company
regulate ethical conduct within the

Discussion Module 2 DQ 2 5.0 Question Why is "white-collar" crime a
social problem? How do you think this
type of crime should be dealt with or
handled? Why?

Module 3 DQ 1 5.0 Can an individual enter into a contract without being aware of it and still be bound by its terms? Why or why not?
Cite an example of a voidable and non-
voidable contract.

Discussion Module 3 DQ 2 5.0 Question When you go to a department store and
purchase an item, what have you done
according to contract law? How does
this affect the common consumer?

Module 4 DQ 1 5.0 Do you think supporting non-competition clauses in employment agreements isgood public policy? Why or why not? Provide an example that supports your position.

Discussion Module 4 DQ 2 5.0 Question Does the Statute of Frauds – a
legal principle from the 1600s –
still make sense in today's
commercial world? Why or why not?

Module 5 DQ 1 5.0 How is ethics and ethical behavior apparent in corporate culture? What isthe relationship between law, values,
and ethical behavior? How do these work
in unison to ensure business success?
Are there times when law, values,
and ethical behavior may not work in

Discussion Module 5 DQ 2 5.0 Question What role do personality, national
culture, and organizational
culture play in influencing an
individual's ethics?

Module 6 DQ 1 5.0 Question Why has marketing continuously been a

focus of concern in regard to both the 
legal and ethical representation of
companies? Do you think this concern is
warranted? Why or why not?


Module 6 DQ 2 5.0 Should there be an increase inregulation enacted to cause companiesto better market their products and services? Why or why not? Provide an example to support your response

Module 7 DQ 1 5.0 Question Give an example of one government
employee law that you think people may
take advantage of and how people take
advantage of it.


Module 7 DQ 2 5.0 Under which circumstances do you thinkan employee should be monitored?Based on the circumstances you have identified, how often should the
employee be monitored?

Module 8 DQ 1 5.0 What are the implications of conflictsof interest and how do they impact corporations? Using the Sarbanes-
Oxley Act of 2002, give an example
of a potential conflict of interest
that could arise in business, and your
recommendation for how that conflict or
potential conflict could be resolved.

Discussion Module 8 DQ 2 5.0 Question Should employee communications be
reviewed for ethical and moral reasons?
Is this better handled proactively or
reactively? Why?

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