Milaca Public Schools
500 Highway 23 West
Milaca, MN 56353

This course has students study situations and cases that show how business and personal law impacts not only business, but the lives of young people and adults as well.  This class will help you achieve an understanding of legal principles you will use throughout your life.

Units Covered

The Law and the Court System

Criminal Law - Types of Crimes

Tort Law - negligence and liability

Differences in legal systems across the world

Contract Law - How a contract begins

Elements of a contract - capacity, legality, consideration

How contracts come to an end - transferring and voidable contracts

How to prepare and conduct a mock trial

Consumer Law and Contracts

Personal Property

Banking and negotiable instruments

Credit and Debt

Cyber Law and E-Commerce