This course is designed to present the legal system as it applies to business. The course includes a discussion of fundamental concepts related to the nature and sources of law and to the resolution of disputes. The course requires analysis of statutes, cases, and regulations of related governmental agencies that address employment, securities, trade and workplace decisions. The law of agency, contracts, organizations and torts is analyzed. Ethical and international aspects of law are treated where appropriate.
The information provided here is for educational purposes only and is not intended as legal advice. No endorsement or recommendation is made of any product named here or provided as an educational tool for this purpose by the Auraria Library or its agents.
Libraries, Librarians, Ethics and Self-Help Law
In order to protect the public, persons not admitted to the practice of law in Colorado, cannot hold themselves out as lawyers in Colorado or as authorized to practice law in Colorado. The practice of law [in Colorado] by a person who is not a licensed attorney in good standing with the State Bar is prohibited by the Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 5.5 (a) (1). C.R.C.P. The Unauthorized Practice of Law and Multijurisdictional Practice of Law.
Generally, staff in Libraries, including Law Libraries, cannot, ethically, give you legal advice. But they can show you how to use their legal resources.