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Assignment InstructionsSecurities and Exchange Commission v. EdwardsClick  to access the assigned case.Be sure to save an electronic copy of your answers before submitting it to Ashworth College for grading.  Unless otherwise stated, you should answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English, spelling, and grammar.  Sources must be cited in APA format.Your response should be a minimum of four (4) double-spaced pages; refer to the Length and Formatting instructions below for additional details.In complete sentences respond to the following prompts:Summarize the facts of the case;Identify the parties and explain each partys position;Outline the cases procedural history including any appeals;What is the legal issue in question in this case?How did the court rule on the legal issue of this case?What facts did the court find to be most important in making its decision?Respond to the following questions:Why was the Supreme Court unwilling to exclude contracts guaranteeing a fixed rate of return from the definition of security?Are mortgage notes securities when they are sold with a package of management services and a promise to repurchase the notes in the event of default?Do you agree or disagree with the courts decision? If you disagree, provide an explanation of your reasoning.Length/Formatting InstructionsLength4 pages, typed, double spacedFont12 point, Times New Roman or Calibri FontProgram/File TypeSubmit through the assignment textboxAttachmentsShould be pasted into the Word document if possible.Referencing systemAPA referencing system is necessary in assignments, especially material copied from the Internet.For examples of correct citations, visit the following links:File Namefirst_initial_lastname-module6-assignmentCase Analysis Grading RubricCATEGORYExceeds ExpectationsMeets ExpectationsDoes Not Meet ExpectationsSignificantly Below ExpectationsSummary – Summarize facts of the case and identify the parties20 pointsStudent provides a clear, logical summary of the facts of the case.16 pointsStudent provides a mostly clear, logical summary of the facts of the case.8 pointsStudent provides a partially clear, logical summary of the facts of the case.0 pointsStudent does not provide a summary of the facts of the case.History – Explain the cases procedural history and the legal history20 pointsStudent provides a clear, logical discussion of the procedural and legal history of this case.16 pointsStudent provides a mostly clear, logical discussion of the procedural and legal history of this case.8 pointsStudent provides a partially clear, logical discussion of the procedural and legal history of this case.0 pointsStudent does not provide a history of the case.Court Ruling – Explain the court ruling and the key facts that led to the ruling20 pointsStudent provides a clear, logical explanation of the key facts and court’s ruling.16 pointsStudent provides a mostly clear, logical explanation of the key facts and court’s ruling.8 pointsStudent provides a partially clear, logical explanation of the key facts and court’s ruling.0 pointsStudent does not provide an explanation of the key facts and court’s ruling.Opinion – Agree or disagree with ruling and explanation20 pointsStudent provides a clear, logical explanation of his or her opinion regarding the ruling of the case.16 pointsStudent provides a mostly clear, logical explanation of his or her opinion regarding the ruling of the case.8 pointsStudent provides a partially clear, logical explanation of his or her opinion regarding the ruling of the case.0 pointsStudent does not provide an explanation of his or her opinion regarding the ruling of the case.Mechanics – Good writing has specific nouns, verbs, and strong words that deliver the writer’s message.10 pointsStudent makes no errors in grammar, punctuation, or spelling that distract the reader from the content.8 pointsStudent makes 1-2 errors in grammar, punctuation, or spelling that distract the reader from the content.4 pointsStudent makes 3-4 errors in grammar, punctuation, or spelling that distract the reader from the content.0 pointsStudent makes more than 4 errors in grammar, punctuation, or spelling that distract the reader from the content.APA Format – Paper should be written in APA format including double spaced 12 point Times New Roman font with 1 inch margins on all sides.10 pointsAll sources used for quotes and facts are credible and cited, and the references and in-text citations are all properly formatted. Each reference has an in-text citation and in-text citation has a reference.8 pointsAll sources used for quotes and facts are credible and cited, but slight errors are present in the format of the in-text citations or references. Or there may be one in-text citation or reference missing.4 pointsSome sources used for quotes and facts are either not credible or there are significant errors in the in-text citations and/or references. Or there are multiple missing in-text citations or references.0 pointsThe sources used for quotes and facts are not credible and/or not cited. The in-text citations and/or references are not present.

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