Law And Economics Paper #2: Legal Applications.

Law and Economics Paper #2: “Legal Applications”
250 Points – 25% of Course Grade (Due on March 8, Sunday of week 3 @ 11:59 PM EST)
CO Description Connection(s) to SLOs Connection(s) to SAIL
CO2 Define and differentiate the various categories of Public and Private laws. Align them with economic theory / concerns. 2 I, C, W
CO3 Evaluate real-world examples at the intersection of economics and the law 1, 2 I, G, C, W
This assignment asks you to write a paper that defines all categories of Public and Private law, including connection to food and an example. Further, you are to analyze an assigned example and focus on its background, economic impact(s), and legal consideration(s). Paper Required Elements:

A.       COVER PAGE (APA FORMATTED)

B.       PUBLIC LAW

1.        ADMINISTRATIVE LAW (1 paragraph)

a)         Briefly define

b)        List some major categories for this type of law and 1-2 generic examples for each category

c)         Justify how this kind of law could apply to food

d)        List one generic example of a case for this kind of law that applies to food

2.        CONSTITUTIONAL LAW (1 paragraph)

a)         Same as above list

3.        CONTRACT LAW (1 paragraph)

a)         Same as above list

4.        INTERNATIONAL LAW (1 paragraph)

a)         Same as above list

C.       PRIVATE LAW

1.        CONTRACT LAW (1 paragraph)

a)         Same as above list

2.        PROPERTY LAW (1 paragraph)

a)         Same as above list

3.        TORT LAW (1 paragraph)

a)         Same as above list

4.        FAMILY LAW (1 paragraph)

a)         Briefly define

b)        List some major categories for this type of law and 1-2 generic examples for each category

c)         Justify how this kind of law WOULD NOT apply to food

D.       APPLYING LAW TO A CASE (3-5 paragraphs)
Peanut Corporation of America 2008-2009 Salmonella Outbreak

1.        Background

a)         Outbreak (number of states impacted, number if reported ill, hospitalized, died)

b)        Recall (amount, other pertinent information)

2.        Economic impact(s)

a)         Include discussion on cost(s)

1.        Economic Loss (recall, legal, etc.)

2.        Impact on public health (cost of illness, etc.)

b)        Include discussion on Supply and Demand using charts

3.        Legal considerations

a)         Charges filed (list and briefly explain) (make sure to categorize them into the types above)

b)        Court decision, sentencing, outcome

E. WORKS CITED (APA FORMATTED)

Format:

·         Format: Typed paper, submitted electronically.

·         Length: 6 pages

·         Formatting: Students must use APA format. Your paper must include a cover page.

·         In-Text Citations: Simply use the following format of parentheses / last name (of author) / comma / date (published) / parentheses – (Smith, 2012). Please use APA support material for citations and bibliography.

·         Bibliography: The paper requires that you enlist both primary and secondary outside sources. Your paper must include a full bibliography (APA formatted) with a suggested range of 8 to 10 entries.

All assignments (beyond Discussion Board Participation) will be graded using the following rubric:

GRADING RUBRIC: Written Communication
 

Criteria

EXCEEDING STANDARDS

100%

MEETING STANDARDS

80%

APPROACHING STANDARDS

50%

BELOW STANDARD

25%

 

 

CONTEXT

Weight 20%

 

Demonstrates a thorough understanding of context, audience, and purpose that is responsive to the assigned task(s) and focuses all elements of the work.

Demonstrates adequate consideration of context, audience, and purpose and a clear focus on the assigned task(s) (e.g., the task aligns with audience, purpose, and context). Demonstrates awareness of context, audience, purpose, and to the assigned tasks(s) (e.g., begins to show awareness of audience’s perceptions and assumptions).  

Demonstrates minimal attention to context, audience, purpose, and to the assigned tasks(s) (e.g., expectation of instructor or self as audience).

 

CONTENT

Weight 20%

Uses appropriate, relevant, and compelling content to illustrate mastery of the subject, conveying the writer’s understanding, and shaping the whole work. Uses appropriate, relevant, and compelling content to explore ideas within the context of the discipline and shape the whole work.  

Uses appropriate and relevant content to develop and explore ideas through most of the work.

 

Uses appropriate and relevant content to develop simple ideas in some parts of the work.

 

 

CONVENTIONS

Weight 20%

 

Demonstrates detailed attention to and successful execution of a wide range of conventions particular to a specific discipline and/or writing task

(s) including defining terms, organization, content, presentation,

formatting, and stylistic choices

Demonstrates consistent use of important conventions particular to a specific discipline and/or writing task(s), including defining terms, organization, content, presentation, and stylistic choices  

Follows expectations appropriate to a specific discipline and/or writing task(s) for basic organization, content, and presentation.

 

 

Attempts to use a consistent system for basic organization and presentation.

 

 

SOURCES

Weight 20%

 

Demonstrates skillful use of high- quality, credible, relevant sources to develop ideas that are appropriate for the discipline and genre of the writing

 

Demonstrates consistent use of credible, relevant sources to support ideas that are situated within the discipline and genre of the writing.

Demonstrates an attempt to use credible and/or relevant sources to support ideas that are appropriate for the discipline and genre of the writing.  

 

Demonstrates an attempt to use sources to support ideas in the writing.

 

MECHANICS

Weight 20%

 

Uses graceful language that skillfully communicates meaning to readers with clarity and fluency and is virtually error free.

Uses straightforward language that generally conveys meaning to readers.

The language in the portfolio has few errors.

Uses language that generally conveys meaning to readers with clarity, although writing may include some errors.  

Uses language that sometimes impedes meaning because of errors in usage.

 

Law And Economics Paper #2: Legal Applications