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251.8 sec. 1 - Accounting for Lawyers (Spring 2013)

Instructor: Alfred F. DeLeo  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Units: 2
Meeting Time: W 8:00-9:50
Meeting Location: 132

Course Start: January 09, 2013
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49784


This survey course is designed to introduce the concepts and principles of accounting as they interrelate with the practice of general business law. The course is geared especially to the law student who does not have a business, accounting or finance background. We will focus on the following general topics: basic accounting conventions; the role and responsibilities of the independent auditor; the financial statements themselves (balance sheets, income statements, retained earning statements, cash flow statements); interpreting and analyzing financial statements; what the statements do and don't tell, and how information might be misleading. The goal is to provide you with the tools to enable you to analyze and evaluate the financial statements of a company, understand the various components that make up these statements, and appreciate the quality and quantity of information that they can convey to a critical reader.

Exam Notes: TH
Course Category: Business Law

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Books:
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  • Accounting for Lawyers -- 2012 Supplement
    David R. Herwitz
    Edition: 2012
    Publisher: Foundation Press
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: To Be Determined
  • Accounting for Lawyers: Materials on
    David R. Herwitz, Matthew J. Barrett,
    Publisher: Foundation Pr
    ISBN: 9781599410395
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: 87.6
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Ned's prices are unavailable at this time.

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