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MTLE Business: Court Systems and Government Regulations - Chapter Summary
Within this chapter you'll find lessons going over the functioning of judicial systems as well as several key governmental laws and procedures. You can use this chapter to review information you need to feel confident going into the MTLE business exam. The video lessons in this chapter will refresh your knowledge of:
- The federal and state court systems
- Substantive law vs. procedural law
- Technology and the law
- Governmental regulation and management
- Controlling air pollution and water quality
- Business and community
- Treasury bonds
- The securities and exchange commission
After each lesson in the chapter, you'll be able to verify your understanding of the material with a practice quiz that will let you prepare for the kinds of questions you'll be answering on the MTLE Business exam. Our professional instructors are available for questions if you have them, and all of the lessons include both a video and a transcript to suit your learning preferences. All of your quiz scores are recorded so you can track your progress, and you'll have the ability to re-take them as many times as you want.
MTLE Business: Court Systems and Government Regulations Chapter Objectives
The MTLE Business exam is a computer-based test comprised of two subtests, each of them including around 50 multiple-choice questions that you'll have up to an hour to answer. This chapter will be particularly helpful in preparing you for the marketing and business law and ethics portion of subtest 1, which makes up approximately 29% of your grade on subtest 1. Half of this section of the subtest is devoted to the kind of topics you'll be able to review with this chapter, allowing you to demonstrate your knowledge in the exam without getting stuck.
1. The Federal Court System of the United States: Definition, Structure & Levels
The United States has two separate court systems: the federal and the state. This lesson explores the federal court system of the Unites States, including its structure and jurisdiction.
2. The Court System: Trial, Appellate & Supreme Court
There are three separate levels of courts in our legal system, each serving a different function. Trial courts settle disputes as the first court of instance, appellate courts review cases moved up from trial courts and supreme courts hear cases of national importance or those appealed in the court of appeals.
3. State Court System: Structure & Overview
There is no uniform structure to the State Court System. Each state has its own system but most states operate similarly to the Federal Court System in that there are several levels of courts including trial courts, intermediate appellate courts and supreme courts.
4. Substantive Law vs. Procedural Law: Definitions and Differences
Substantive law and procedural law work together to ensure that in a criminal or civil case, the appropriate laws are applied and the proper procedures are followed to bring a case to trial. In this lesson, we'll discuss the differences between the two and how they relate to the legal system as a whole.
5. How Advancing Computer Technology Impacts the Law
In this lesson, we will take a look at the impact of advancing technology and ways it shapes the law. The aspects discussed are intellectual property, jurisdiction, contract law, and legislative interests.
6. Governmental Regulation and Management
In the U.S., we have several different government agencies that help protect the rights and safety of our workers. This lesson explores and explains these agencies and how they relate to management.
7. Government Regulation Agencies for Consumer Protection
You will learn about the government regulatory agencies that protect consumers. We'll discuss what the acronyms CFPB, CPSC, FTC, FDA, NHTSA, and SEC stand for and their organizations' responsibilities.
8. Controlling Air Pollution: How Developed & Developing Nations Differ
In this lesson, you will learn how air pollution is controlled in developed and developing nations. You will also learn about the U.S. Clean Air Act and how it has evolved over the years to address air pollution in the United States.
9. The Clean Water Act & Safe Drinking Water Act: Legislation for Clean Water
In this lesson, you will learn about the Clean Water Act of 1972 and the Safe Drinking Water Act of 1974. You'll discover how both laws help keep our waters free of pollution and safe for everyday use.
10. Business & the Community: Partnerships & Interactions
Businesses and communities depend on each other for support to create a flourishing, stable, and profitable society. In this lesson, you will learn about the interdependencies between companies and communities as well as their collaborative partnerships.
11. The Levels of Corporate Social Responsibility
Most companies do not start as socially-responsible companies. In fact, the path to embracing corporate social responsibility consists of four different levels that companies progress through that will benefit their stakeholders.
12. What Are Treasury Bonds? - Definition & Rates
In this lesson, you'll learn about treasury bonds, which are basically a way for governments to borrow money. Treasury bonds are considered low risk investments, and therefore, pay a lower yield to investors.
13. The Securities & Exchange Commission: Definition, History & Purpose
The accounting industry is regulated by several organizations. Each of these were created by the Securities and Exchange Commission. In this lesson, you will learn the definition, history, and purpose of the SEC.
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Other chapters within the MTLE Business: Practice & Study Guide course
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- MTLE Business: Human Resources Management
- MTLE Business: Employment Laws
- MTLE Business: Group Skills & Behavior
- MTLE Business: Market Share & Financial Data
- MTLE Business: Commercial Transactions
- MTLE Business: Finance, Accounting & Information Analysis
- MTLE Business: Data Interpretation & Management
- MTLE Business: Taxation & Financial Calculations
- MTLE Business: Principles of Marketing
- MTLE Business: Product Development & Distribution
- MTLE Business: Microeconomics & Macroeconomics
- MTLE Business: International Business
- MTLE Business: Using Information Systems
- MTLE Business: Information Technology & Communications
- MTLE Business: Career Development
- MTLE Business: Content Comprehension for Students
- MTLE Business: Reading Instruction Strategies
- MTLE Business Flashcards