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Woods College of Advancing Studies


Fall 2015

ADLA 110101  Law for the Layperson
ADLA110101 Syllabus
It is often said we are a society of law and not people. This course examines how the law affects individual lives. After an introduction to the legal system, the class deals with citizen’s rights and responsibilities under the U.S. Constitution. Topics include constitutional law, basic contract problems, criminal law, issues of fraud and privacy in an electronic age, developments in simplifying legal concepts, property, tort as well as family, juvenile and business law.
Thurs 6:15–9:15, Sept 3–Dec 17, Martin Kane

ADLA 500101  Labor Relations and Human Resources
ADLA500101 Syllabus
Workplaces are dynamic and fluid environments that are impacted by internal and external forces. This course examines the economic, social, psychological and political factors that influence employee relations systems. Through case studies and role playing, the course examines basic rights under federal and state statutes, the negotiation and administration of collective bargaining agreements, and the utilization of alternative dispute resolution methods to resolve conflict in the workplace.
Mon 6:15–9:15, Aug 31–Dec 14, Richard Zaiger

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