# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Business Law NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law Correlation by Task

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NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law Correlation by Task

In this course, the following tasks/competencies reinforce the standards listed beside them. Teachers may identify additional reinforcements in locally developed instructional materials.

Task/Competency Number Task/Competency Statement Standards
39 Examine the constitutional basis for federal law and the establishment of Virginia's constitutional laws. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Analyze and solve difficult ethical and legal problems. ♦ Analyze the constitutionality of various statutes and regulations.
40 Explain the need for laws. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Analyze and solve difficult ethical and legal problems. ♦ Analyze specific cases by stating the facts, finding the legal questions, applying the laws, and resolving the issues. ♦ Analyze the constitutionality of various statutes and regulations.
41 Differentiate between criminal and civil law. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Analyze the constitutionality of various statutes and regulations. ♦ Analyze the impact and consequences of selected criminal violations on businesses. ♦ Compare and contrast the steps in a civil law suit with the steps in a criminal prosecution. ♦ Define civil law. ♦ Define criminal law. ♦ Define different types of business crime (e.g., arson, forgery, and embezzlement). ♦ Distinguish between civil and criminal law.
42 Describe the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of the legal system. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Analyze the constitutionality of various statutes and regulations. ♦ Define "executive order" and explain its relevance to the legal system of the U.S. ♦ Describe the branches of the Government as presented in the U.S. Constitution. ♦ Describe the powers and limitations of the federal government as stated in the Constitution.
43 Compare federal, state, and local court systems. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Analyze the reasons that certain cases reach the U.S. Supreme Court. ♦ Analyze the role of U.S. and state attorney generals in enforcement of consumer protection statutes. ♦ Describe the basic structure of the national and state, territory, and province court systems. ♦ Describe the powers and limitations of the federal government as stated in the Constitution. ♦ Differentiate between cases that belong within the jurisdiction of the federal and state, territory, and province court systems. ♦ Differentiate between the roles of the U.S. Supreme Court and state, territory, and province supreme courts. ♦ Explain the function of the court.
44 Compare the main sources of law. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Analyze and solve difficult ethical and legal problems. ♦ Analyze the constitutionality of various statutes and regulations. ♦ Define statutory law, identify the purposes of statutory law, and describe how a bill becomes a statute under the federal law. ♦ Describe the powers and limitations of the federal government as stated in the Constitution.
45 Differentiate between ethical and legal behavior. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Analyze and solve difficult ethical and legal problems. ♦ Define ethics. ♦ Define globalization and explain the effects that globalization can have on ethics and law. ♦ Describe how to develop an ethical and legal lifestyle. ♦ Distinguish unethical from illegal behavior. ♦ Explain the relationship between law and ethics. ♦ Identify consequences of illegal conduct. ♦ Identify consequences of unethical conduct.
46 Describe the legal rights and responsibilities of citizens and non-citizens. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Analyze and solve difficult ethical and legal problems. ♦ Analyze the constitutionality of various statutes and regulations. ♦ Analyze the impact of international law on personal property transactions. ♦ Demonstrate the need for social responsibility. ♦ Describe how to develop an ethical and legal lifestyle. ♦ Discuss the consequences of violating criminal and civil law in different countries. ♦ Explain a person's responsibility to obey the law. ♦ Explain a person's responsibility under the law. ♦ Identify consequences of illegal conduct. ♦ Identify consequences of unethical conduct.
47 Compare the legal rights and responsibilities of minors and adults. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Analyze and solve difficult ethical and legal problems. ♦ Compare the role of the juvenile court with the role of other courts within a state, territory, or province. ♦ Explain a minor's right to avoid a contract. ♦ Explain a person's responsibility to obey the law. ♦ Explain a person's responsibility under the law.
48 Identify sources used to enforce the law at the local, state, and federal levels. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Analyze the constitutionality of various statutes and regulations. ♦ Analyze the impact of the Internet on questions of court jurisdiction. ♦ Analyze the role of U.S. and state attorney generals in enforcement of consumer protection statutes. ♦ Describe the various federal agencies (e.g., Department of Energy, Energy Regulatory Commission, and Nuclear Regulatory Commission) that impact energy regulation and conservation. ♦ Describe the various federal statutes (e.g., National Environmental Policy Act, Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, and Toxic Substance Control Act) that impact the environment. ♦ Describe the various international initiatives that influence environmental regulations. ♦ Describe the various state statutes that impact energy regulation and conservation. ♦ Describe the various state statutes that impact the environment. ♦ Discuss the impact of different state laws concerning consumer protection for businesses using the Internet or involved in e-commerce. ♦ Discuss the impact of the laws of different countries on consumer protection. ♦ Discuss the impact of treaties and the laws of different countries on negotiable instruments ♦ Explain the legal rules that apply to environmental law and energy regulation. ♦ Identify and state the purpose of legislation that regulates consumer credit and electronic credit transactions (e.g., Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Credit Billing Act, Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Fair Credit Collection Practices Act, and Consumer Credit Protection Act).
49 Explain the six essential elements of a contract. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Analyze selected contract clauses such as mandatory arbitration agreements and choice of forum clauses. ♦ Describe the various rules applied to the interpretation of contracts. ♦ Determine whether or not an agreement is definite enough to be enforced as a contract. ♦ Explain the nature of a contractual relationship. ♦ List the elements required to create a contract.
50 Analyze the need for a contract. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Analyze the impact of international law on contracts. ♦ Clarify when sales contracts must be in writing and state the exceptions. ♦ Demonstrate an understanding of the nature of a contractual relationship. ♦ Determine whether or not an agreement is definite enough to be enforced as a contract. ♦ Explain how offer and acceptance can create contractual rights and duties. ♦ Explain the nature of a contractual relationship. ♦ Identify problems created when contracts are negotiated and entered into over the Internet.
51 Compare types of contracts. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Clarify when sales contracts must be in writing and state the exceptions. ♦ Define and distinguish between different types of consideration and list the exceptions to the requirements of consideration. ♦ Differentiate between classes of contracts (e.g., bilateral and unilateral, express and implied, and oral and written).
52 Describe the categories of persons who have rights and/or duties under a contract for the benefit of a third party. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Demonstrate an understanding of the nature of a contractual relationship. ♦ Describe the various rules applied to the interpretation of contracts. ♦ Explain the various rules applied to contracts involving third parties.
53 Examine the effects of a contract on a minor. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Explain a minor's right to avoid a contract. ♦ Identify categories of people who lack contractual capacity.
54 Explain the effects of a breach of contract. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Analyze and solve difficult ethical and legal problems. ♦ Describe breach of contract and the remedies available when a contract is breached. ♦ List and explain the remedies of the buyer when the seller breaches the sales contract. ♦ List and explain the remedies of the seller when the buyer breaches the sales contract. ♦ List the ways a contract can be discharged.
55 Describe the purpose of the Statute of Frauds. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Analyze the impact of international law on contracts. ♦ Identify legislation that regulates consumer credit and electronic credit transactions (e.g., Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Credit Billing Act, Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Fair Credit Collection Practices Act, and Consumer Credit Protection Act). ♦ List the essential information that should be included in writing under the Statute of Frauds.
56 Explain how the Uniform Commercial Code applies to the sale of goods and interstate commerce. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Explain when to apply the law of sales and leases of goods under the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC). ♦ Judge whether a particular writing meets the requirement of the UCC for the sale of goods. ♦ Recognize the principal differences between the Uniform Commerical Code and the UN Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods.
57 Compare federal agencies that provide consumer protection information. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Identify and state the purpose of legislation that regulates consumer credit and electronic credit transactions (e.g., Fair Credit Reporting Act, Fair Credit Billing Act, Equal Credit Opportunity Act, Fair Credit Collection Practices Act, and Consumer Credit Protection Act).
59 Identify the reasons bankruptcy laws were enacted. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Analyze the functions of negotiable instruments, insurance, secured transactions, and bankruptcy. ♦ Analyze the impact of international law on bankruptcy. ♦ Describe Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, and state the eligibility requirements to file for this under the 2005 Bankruptcy Code. ♦ Discuss the impact of the laws of different countries on bankruptcy. ♦ Explain the requirements for creditors to file for Chapter 7 involuntary bankruptcy under the 2005 Bankruptcy Code. ♦ Identify and discuss alternatives to bankruptcy. ♦ Identify and explain bankruptcy exemptions, and state the domiciliary requirement for state exemptions to apply. ♦ Identify debts that are not extinguished by bankruptcy. ♦ Identify the limitation of the state homestead exemption under the 2005 Bankruptcy Code. ♦ Point out the eligibility requirements for debtors who do not qualify for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy to file for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy under the 2005 Bankruptcy Code. ♦ Summarize the principal features of Chapters 11, 12, and 13 Bankruptcy Code.
61 Identify the laws specifically related to negotiable instruments (e.g., drafts, checks, promissory notes, certificates of deposit). NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Analyze the functions of negotiable instruments, insurance, secured transactions, and bankruptcy. ♦ Explain the importance and function of negotiable instruments.
62 Describe characteristics of a bailment and the responsibilities of involved parties. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Compare a contract of suretyship with a contract of guaranty. ♦ Explain how a bailment is created and describe the standard of care different bailees are required to exercise over bailed property.
64 Describe ways in which real estate can be acquired. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Compare real property, personal property, and fixtures and explain why property distinctions are important. ♦ Explain the legal rules that apply to personal property, real property, and intellectual property.
66 Describe the legal aspects of a real estate transaction. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Compare the four kinds of deeds in common use and point out when each would be used. ♦ Determine methods of transferring real property other than by sale. ♦ Explain the legal rules that apply to personal property, real property, and intellectual property.
67 Distinguish between the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Compare condominium, cooperative, and timeshare ownership of real property. ♦ Compare real property, personal property, and fixtures and explain why property distinctions are important. ♦ Explain the rights and obligations of landlords and tenants on termination of a lease including lawful and unlawful eviction procedures.
69 Define criminal law. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Analyze specific cases by stating the facts, finding the legal questions, applying the laws, and resolving the issues. ♦ Analyze the constitutionality of various statutes and regulations. ♦ Compare and contrast the steps in a civil law suit with the steps in a criminal prosecution. ♦ Define civil law. ♦ Define criminal law. ♦ Distinguish between civil and criminal law.
72 Compare the purpose and characteristics of juvenile and adult justice systems. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Analyze specific cases by stating the facts, finding the legal questions, applying the laws, and resolving the issues. ♦ Analyze the constitutionality of various statutes and regulations. ♦ Compare the role of the juvenile court with the role of other courts within a state, territory, or province.
73 Distinguish among an infraction, a misdemeanor, and a felony. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Analyze specific cases by stating the facts, finding the legal questions, applying the laws, and resolving the issues. ♦ Analyze the constitutionality of various statutes and regulations. ♦ Differentiate between categories of crime (e.g., treason, felony, and misdemeanor).
74 Identify crimes often associated with businesses and organizations (e.g., embezzlement, extortion, computer crimes). NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Analyze the impact and consequences of selected criminal violations on businesses. ♦ Define different types of business crime (e.g., arson, forgery, and embezzlement). ♦ Differentiate between categories of crime (e.g., treason, felony, and misdemeanor). ♦ Explain the concept of "white collar crime" and provide examples. ♦ Identify different areas of civil law that impact business (e.g., tort, contract, and property law).
76 Identify common torts (e.g., assault, battery, defamation, negligence, product liability). NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Analyze specific cases by stating the facts, finding the legal questions, applying the laws, and resolving the issues. ♦ Analyze the constitutionality of various statutes and regulations. ♦ Describe the penalties available in criminal law and the remedies available in tort law. ♦ Distinguish between a tort and a crime. ♦ Identify different areas of civil law that impact business (e.g., tort, contract, and property law).
77 Explain penalties associated with torts. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Describe the penalties available in criminal law and the remedies available in tort law.
78 Identify improper use of business technology and property (e.g., computers, personal digital assistants, cell phones, telephones). NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Analyze the effect of technology on litigation and related business practices. ♦ Define the following computer-related crimes: cyberstalking, cyberspoofing, cyberextortion, phishing, cyberpiracy, identity theft, cyberterrorism, cybervandalism, and cybergerm warfare.
79 Explain components of estate planning (e.g., power of attorney, wills, trusts, living wills). NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Describe the various types of trusts (e.g., living, testamentary, charitable, private, spendthrift, revocable, and irrevocable trusts). ♦ Determine the appropriateness of wills and trusts in estate planning. ♦ Discuss the impact of the laws of different countries on wills. ♦ Distinguish between the protection given to spouses and to children under the law of wills. ♦ Explain how a will may be modified or revoked. ♦ Explain what happens to a decedent's estate when a person dies without a will. ♦ Identify the requirements necessary for a valid will. ♦ Identify the responsibilities of a personal representative or executor or administrator in the settlement of an estate. ♦ Identify the rights and duties of beneficiaries.
80 Identify laws regulating marriage. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Compare the definition of civil union with that of marriage. ♦ Contrast the age requirements for marriage under the laws of different states and other countries. ♦ Define "domestic partnership" and explain how it is created under various state laws. ♦ Define marriage and explain the rights and obligations that are involved in marriage. ♦ Discuss the impact of the laws of different countries on divorce, property distribution, child custody, and child support. ♦ Discuss the impact of the laws of different countries on marriage and the rights and obligations involved in marriage. ♦ Explain the impact of the laws of different countries on prenuptial agreements. ♦ Explain the legal rules that apply to marriage, divorce, and child custody. ♦ Identify the types of marriages that are prohibited by law.
81 Identify laws regulating separation and divorce. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Contrast annulment, divorce, and dissolution proceedings. ♦ Contrast legal separation, annulment, divorce, and dissolution proceedings. ♦ Describe various state laws related to the distribution of property in a divorce. ♦ Discuss the impact of the laws of different countries on divorce, property distribution, child custody, and child support. ♦ Explain some of the typical grounds for divorce and annulment. ♦ Explain the legal rules that apply to marriage, divorce, and child custody.
82 Interpret laws that sever the parent-child legal relationship. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Explain the legal rules that apply to marriage, divorce, and child custody. ♦ Outline the law of domestic relations as it relates to spousal and child support.
83 Identify situations where legal assistance is advisable. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Analyze specific cases by stating the facts, finding the legal questions, applying the laws, and resolving the issues. ♦ Describe how to develop an ethical and legal lifestyle. ♦ Distinguish between the roles of legal professionals (e.g., judges, lawyers, and paralegals). ♦ Explain a person's responsibility under the law.
84 Locate professional sources for legal advice. NBEA Achievement Standards for Business Law: Distinguish between the roles of legal professionals (e.g., judges, lawyers, and paralegals).