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Business Law, Alternate Edition / Edition 12
     

Business Law, Alternate Edition / Edition 12

by Roger LeRoy Miller
 

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ISBN-10: 1111530599

ISBN-13: 9781111530594

Pub. Date: 01/01/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This summarized case version of the best-selling title, BUSINESS LAW, ALTERNATE EDITION offers a comprehensive, authoritative, and reader-friendly delivery of classic black-letter law blended with coverage of contemporary issues and cases. The cases, content, and features of the 12th edition have been thoroughly updated to represent the latest developments in

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This summarized case version of the best-selling title, BUSINESS LAW, ALTERNATE EDITION offers a comprehensive, authoritative, and reader-friendly delivery of classic black-letter law blended with coverage of contemporary issues and cases. The cases, content, and features of the 12th edition have been thoroughly updated to represent the latest developments in business law. Excellent assortments of cases are included, ranging from precedent-setting landmarks to important recent decisions. Ethical, global, and corporate themes are integrated throughout. Numerous critical-thinking exercises encourage you to apply what you have learned to real-world issues. In addition, the text offers an unmatched range of support materials—including innovative online learning resources.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111530594
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Edition description:
Alternate
Pages:
1312
Sales rank:
1,043,892
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS. 1. Introduction to Law and Legal Reasoning. 2. Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution. 3. Court Procedures. 4. Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business. 5. Ethics and Business Decision Making. Part II: TORTS AND CRIMES. 6. Intentional Torts and Privacy. 7. Negligence and Strict Liability. 8. Intellectual Property and Internet Law. 9. Criminal Law and Cyber Crime. Part III: CONTRACTS AND E-CONTRACTS. 10. Nature and Terminology. 11. Agreement in Traditional and E-Contracts. 12. Consideration. 13. Capacity and Legality. 14. Mistakes, Fraud, and Voluntary Consent. 15. The Statute of Frauds—Writing Requirement and Electronic Records. 16. Third Party Rights. 17. Performance and Discharge in Traditional and E-Contracts. 18. Breach of Contract and Remedies. Part IV: DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL SALES AND LEASE CONTRACTS. 19. The Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts. 20. Title, Risk, and Insurable Interest. 21. Performance and Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts. 22. Warranties and Product Liability. 23. International Law in a Global Economy. Part V: NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS. 24. The Function and Creation of Negotiable Instruments. 25. Transferability and Holder in Due Course. 26. Liability, Defenses, and Discharge. 27. Checks and Banking in the Digital Age. Part VI: CREDITORS' RIGHTS AND BANKRUPTCY. 28. Creditors' Rights and Remedies. 29. Secured Transactions. 30. Bankruptcy Law. 31. Mortgages and Foreclosures after the Recession. Part VII: AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT. 32. Agency Formation and Duties. 33. Liability to Third Parties and Termination. 34. Employment, Immigration, and Labor Law. 35. Employment Discrimination. Part VIII: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS. 36. Sole Proprietorships and Franchises. 37. Partnerships and Limited Liability Partnerships. 38. Limited Liability Companies and Special Business Forms. 39. Corporate Formation and Financing. 40. Corporate Directors, Officers, and Shareholders. 41. Corporate Merger, Consolidation, and Termination. 42. Securities Law and Corporate Governance. 43. Law for Small Business. Part IX: GOVERNMENT REGULATION. 44. Administrative Law. 45. Consumer Law. 46. Environmental Law. 47. Antitrust Law. 48. Professional Liability and Accountability. Part X: PROPERTY AND ITS PROTECTION. 49. Personal Property and Bailments. 50. Real Property and Landlord-Tenant Relationships. 51. Insurance. 52. Wills and Trusts. Appendices.

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