Business Law and the Legal Environment, Standard Edition / Edition 4

Business Law and the Legal Environment, Standard Edition / Edition 4

by Jeffrey F. Beatty, Susan S. Samuelson
     
 


Packed with current examples and engaging scenarios, BUSINESS LAW AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT, STANDARD EDITION, 7E has earned the stamp of approval from trial and appellate judges, working attorneys, scholars, teachers, and learners for its full breadth of business law coverage. Extremely reader-friendly, the text is known for its lively, conversational writing… See more details below

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Packed with current examples and engaging scenarios, BUSINESS LAW AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT, STANDARD EDITION, 7E has earned the stamp of approval from trial and appellate judges, working attorneys, scholars, teachers, and learners for its full breadth of business law coverage. Extremely reader-friendly, the text is known for its lively, conversational writing style that explains complex topics in easy-to-understand language as it illustrates how legal concepts apply to everyday business practice. The seventh edition includes a new emphasis on the digital landscape, expanded coverage of international law, and new information on privacy issues. In addition, hands-on activities help you learn to think through business issues from a lawyer's perspective.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324303971
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/06/2006
Series:
Available Titles CengageNOW Series
Edition description:
Standard Edition
Pages:
1392
Product dimensions:
8.18(w) x 10.32(h) x 1.83(d)

Table of Contents


Unit 1: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT. 1. Introduction to Law. 2. Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility. 3. International Law. 4. Common Law, Statutory Law, and Administrative Law. 5. Constitutional Law. 6. Dispute Resolution. 7. Crime. Unit 2: TORTS. 8. Intentional Torts and Business Torts. 9. Negligence, Strict Liability, and Product Liability. 10. Cyberlaw and Privacy. Unit 3: CONTRACTS. 11. Introduction to Contracts. 12. Agreement. 13. Consideration. 14. Legality. 15. Capacity and Consent. 16. Written Contracts. 17. Third Parties. 18. Performance, Breach and Discharge. 19. Remedies. 20. Practical Contracts. Unit 4: SALES. 21. Introduction to Sales. 22. Ownership, Risk and Warranties. 23. Performance and Remedies. Unit 5: ADDITIONAL CPA TOPICS. 24. Secured Transactions. 25. Creating a Negotiable Instrument. 26. Liability for Negotiable Instruments. 27. Accountants' Liability. Unit 6: AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT LAW. 28. Agency Law. 29. Employment and Labor Law. 30. Employment Discrimination. Unit 7: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS. 31. Starting a Business: LLCs and Other Options. 32. Partnerships. 33. Life and Death of a Corporation. 34. Management Duties. 35. Shareholder Rights. 36. Bankruptcy. Unit 8: GOVERNMENT REGULATION. 37. Securities Regulation. 38. Antitrust. 39. Consumer Protection. 40. Environmental Law. Unit 9: PROPERTY. 41. Intellectual Property. 42. Real Property and Landlord Tenant. 43. Personal Property and Bailment. 44. Planning for the Future: Estates and Insurance. Appendix A: The Constitution of the U.S. Appendix B: The UCC. Appendix C: Answer Key.

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