Review the rubric to make sure you understand the criteria for earning your grade.
In your textbook Business Law and the Legal Environment, read section 7.1 Purpose of Tort Laws and section 7.3 Negligence from Chapter 7, Introduction to Tort Law”.
Listen to the National Public Radio presentation Its a Duel: Do Violent Video Games Affect Kids? You can also read the transcript on the web page.
Make note of at least two opposing viewpoints about how violent video games affect kids.
Navigate to the threaded discussion, and respond to the following:
Explain the elements of negligence and why the plaintiffs felt the defendants were negligent.
Why did the appeals court rule in favor of the defendants in this case?
In your opinion, do you believe the defendants owed a duty of care to the plaintiffs? Explain your viewpoint.
Your initial post is due by the end of the fourth day of the workshop.
Read and respond to at least two of your classmates postings, as well as all follow-up instructor questions directed to you, by the end of the workshop.
Your postings also should:
Be well developed by providing clear answers with evidence of critical thinking.
Add greater depth to the discussion by introducing new ideas.
Provide clarification to classmates questions and provide insight into the discussion.
Be posted on three different days during the workshop.