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Law 2 - Business Law II - Partnerships and Corporations - slo


Upon successful completion of this course, a student will be able to:

1. Brief law cases in partnerships and corporations, including other types of business entities, such as LLC and LLP, corporate fiduciary problems, conflict of interests, inside trading, and securities violations.

2.  Critically analyze and argue issues of partnerships, corporations, other entities such as a LLC or LLP, corporate mismanagement, breach of fiduciary duties, and security violations.

3. Prepare legal documents, forms or papers for a simple and complex partnership agreement, forms related to a LLC and a LLP, and all of the corporate forms, documents, bylaws, minutes, issuance of shares, and the 1st meeting of the corporation related to incorporating a California Corporation.


Students will read partnership and corporation law cases and write a case brief demonstrating their understanding and application of the essential facts and rules of law and legal principles of the case. see case brief rubric at http://missionparalegal.pbworks.com/briefing

Criteria: The “case brief” will achieve an “acceptable” or higher rating, and will be indicative of a paralegal who is competent to work in a law office, state agency or with the courts.

Students will read a court case and write a “case brief” using the FIRACT method of case briefing (“Facts, Issue, Rule, Application and Conclusion”).

The assessment will be evaluated using the following rating scale:

(4) – Superior - comprehensive, very accurate, analytical, sophisticated logic, incisive, persuasive discussion of the facts, issues, rules, rationale, holdings, applications, and conclusions (Facts, Issue, Rule, Application, Conclusion, Take Home Mesage - "FIRACT" method)

(3) – Strong - generally convincing, sufficiently analytical and logical, covers well all of the parts of the FIRACT method for a case brief.

(2) – Acceptable – basic understanding, reasonable, unsophisticated but shows comprehension of the case and legal points, lacking mastery but still in control, limited scope, occasionally original, misses parts of the FIRACT method for a case brief.

(1) – Unacceptable - superficial, lacking understanding, non-academic, undigested, unfinished, missing the target, perfunctory, inappropriate to the assignment, poorly developed, does not follow FIRACT method for a case brief.

updated: 7/11/11



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