Discuss the legal and ethical issues surrounding Solyndra the California based solar panel manufacturer.

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Your essay may contain no more than 10% quotes from other sources. Paraphrase what you read instead of copying and pasting. You may not re-use work that you have submitted in previous classes. All work in this class must be original.

Essay topic:
Discuss the legal and ethical issues surrounding Solyndra, the California based solar panel manufacturer. You will need to research the company through the University library. Incorporate two to three specific laws that apply to the situation. Also, identify an ethical framework that applies to this situation, as well as the philosophy of economist Milton Friedman. Discuss how these may have influenced the Solyndra executives. Your essay should be 1800 – 2450 words and in APA format. Use at least seven credible sources for your essay including at least two sources from the University library. Submit this essay as a Microsoft Word attachment in the Assignment section of the class no later than Sunday.

You also need to submit your Turnitin report along with your essay. Instructions for obtaining your Turnitin report are located in the Announcements section of the class. Please note that Turnitin often takes 24 hours to generate a report, so you should not wait until Sunday to submit your essay. All essays submitted without an attached Turnitin report will be returned ungraded.