Business Law: Principles for Today's Commercial Environment / Edition 3

Business Law: Principles for Today's Commercial Environment / Edition 3

by David P. Twomey, Marianne M. Jennings
     
 

ISBN-10: 0324786697

ISBN-13: 9780324786699

Pub. Date: 04/05/2010

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This textbook relates legal principles to excerpted cases, with particular attention to contracts, sales and leasing, negotiable instruments, debtor-creditor relationships, agency and employment, business organization, and real property and estates. These topics are discussed as they relate to the legal and social context in which business operates. Twomey teaches…  See more details below

Overview

This textbook relates legal principles to excerpted cases, with particular attention to contracts, sales and leasing, negotiable instruments, debtor-creditor relationships, agency and employment, business organization, and real property and estates. These topics are discussed as they relate to the legal and social context in which business operates. Twomey teaches management at Boston College. Jennings teaches legal and ethical studies at Arizona State University. Both are lawyers. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324786699
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/05/2010
Pages:
1248
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
About the Authors
Pt. 1The Legal and Social Environment of Business1
1The Nature and Sources of Law2
2The Court System and Dispute Resolution11
3Business Ethics, Social Forces, and the Law31
4The Constitution as the Foundation of the Legal Environment57
5Government Regulation of Competition and Prices85
6Administrative Agencies106
7The Legal Environment of International Trade127
8Crimes153
9Torts181
10Intellectual Property Rights and the Internet210
11Cyberlaw238
Pt. 2Contracts265
12Nature and Classes of Contracts: Contracting on the Internet266
13Formation of Contracts: Offer and Acceptance277
14Capacity and Genuine Assent295
15Consideration315
16Legality and Public Policy329
17Writing, Electronic Forms, and Interpretation of Contracts346
18Third Persons and Contracts366
19Discharge of Contracts379
20Breach of Contract and Remedies396
Pt. 3Sales and Leases of Goods411
21Personal Property and Bailments412
22Nature and Form of Sales430
23Legal Aspects of Supply Chain Management: Title and Risk of Loss456
24Product Liability: Warranties and Torts485
25Obligations and Performance514
26Remedies for Breach of Sales Contracts534
Pt. 4Negotiable Instruments553
27Kinds of Instruments, Parties, and Negotiability554
28Transfers of Negotiable Instruments and Warranties of Parties570
29Liability of the Parties Under Negotiable Instruments590
30Checks and Funds Transfers607
Pt. 5Debtor-Creditor Relationships635
31Nature of the Debtor-Creditor Relationship636
32Consumer Protection655
33Secured Transactions in Personal Property680
34Bankruptcy709
Pt. 6Agency and Employment735
35Agency736
36Third Persons in Agency761
37Regulation of Employment782
38Equal Employment Opportunity Law811
Pt. 7Business Organizations841
39Types of Business Organizations842
40Partnerships858
41LTDs., LLCs and LLPs883
42Corporation Formation903
43Management of Corporations926
44Shareholder Rights in Corporations952
45Securities Regulation974
46Accountants' Liability and Malpractice1005
Pt. 8Real Property and Estates1029
47Real Property1030
48Environmental Law and Land Use Controls1053
49Insurance1075
50Leases1098
51Decedents' Estates and Trusts1116
App. AHow to Find the Law1139
App. BThe Constitution of the United States1142
Index1153

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