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Shawn Grant is an Assistant Professor in the Business Management Department at the Borough of Manhattan Community College (“BMCC”) CUNY. Following her graduation from the University of Virginia School of Law, she practiced corporate and securities law for a number of years. She has over 14 years of teaching experience during which time she has taught business law, political science, and women and gender studies to undergraduate and graduate students, as an adjunct professor at various private and CUNY colleges. Since 2018, she has taught business law on a full-time basis at BMCC. Her research interests include discrimination based on disabilities, gender and race in higher education and employment.
- 3 CRS.3 HRS.BUS 110 (Business Law)
- This course surveys briefly the American legal system and the basic law of contracts. Reference is made to typical business transactions and, by a study of pertinent cases, how the various principles of contract law apply to them.
- This course surveys the American legal system and the basic law of contracts as it relates to business in the 21st century. Reference is made to typical business transactions both traditional and electronic, and by a study of pertinent cases, how the various principles of contract law apply to them. Additionally, this course examines at how courts, legislatures, and regulators confront the major legal issues that the Internet poses. Major topics include: how legally-enforceable contracts are made online; how courts determine jurisdiction over online transactions; intellectual property rules as they relate to digital assets such as music, video, and online texts; control over Internet domain names; liability of intermediaries such as Internet Service Providers and search engines; and online privacy protections.