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Fall 2017
7341 WRS: The Modern Corporation and Society - NELSON- 25922

Professor(s): James Nelson (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Business and Commercial Law 
Law And Society/ Interdisciplinary

Time: 1:00p-4:00p  M  Location: 113  BLB

Course Outline: This course will consider the role of modern business corporations in society. Should corporations be run exclusively in the interests of shareholders? How should boards of directors manage the claims of various groups affected by corporations? By what standards should we judge executive compensation? Should corporations be entitled to claim various constitutional rights, including freedoms of speech, association, and religion? After surveying foundational work in corporate theory, we will address these questions through a close reading of materials in law, economics, political theory, and business ethics.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus updated 8/15/17

Course Notes:   Quota=12


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Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: Yes

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Bar Course: No

Course Materials (4/24/2017 9:13:27 AM)

No book required for this course

Course Materials: Yes

Course packets will be available for students to pick up outside of Professor Nelson's office in Suite 210-TU2.