Business Law: Principles and Cases in the Legal Environment / Edition 7by Daniel Davidson, Brenda Knowles, Lynn Forsythe
Pub. Date: 07/28/2000
Business Law: Principles and Cases in the Legal Environment offers a readable, rigorous, and practical introduction to the real-world of business law. Learners receive not only a thorough explanation of the legal and regulatory issues affecting businesses, but also have the opportunity to apply what they learn to real business situations. All chapters contain outlines, summaries, margin notes, and comprehensive question and problem material. The majority of cases and examples are current, condensed, and presented in the language of the court. An interesting feature includes a 'thread case', applying practical applications to a hypothetical business.
Table of ContentsPART 1. FOUNDATIONS OF LAW 1. Introduction to Law 2. Business Ethics 3. International Law PART 2. THE AMERICAN LEGAL SYSTEM 4. The American Legal System and Court Jurisdiction 5. Constitutional Regulation of Business 6. Dispute Resolution 7. Torts 8. Crimes and Business PART 3. CONTRACTS 9. Introduction to Contract Law and Contract Theory 10. Contractual Agreement. Mutual Assent 11. Consideration. The Basis of the Bargain 12. Contractual Capacity. The Ability to Agree and Reality of Consent 13. Legality of Subject Matter and Proper Form of Contracts 14. Interpretation of the Contract and the Rights and Obligations of Third Persons 15. Contractual Discharge and Remedies PART 4. SALES AND LEASES 16. Formation of the Sales Contract: Contracts for Leasing Goods 17. Title and Risk of Loss 18. Performance and Remedies 19. Warranties and Product Liability PART 5. NEGOTIABLES 20. Introduction to Negotiables: UCC Article 3 and Article 7 21. Negotiability 22. Negotiation and Holders in Due Course/Holders by Due Negotiation 23. Negotiables: Liability and Discharge 24. Bank-Customer Relations/Electronic Funds Transfers PART 6. DEBTOR-CREDITOR RELATIONS 25. Secured Transactions. Interests and Perfection 26. Secured Transactions. Priorities and Default 27. Other Credit Transactions 28. Bankruptcy. PART 7. AGENCY 29. The Creation and Termination of an Agency 30. Liability for Contracts 31. Liability for Torts and Crimes PART 8. BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS 32. Formation of a Business 33. Operation of a Business Organization 34. Business Terminations and Other Extraordinary Events 35. Franchising 36. Securities Regulation PART 9. GOVERNMENT REGULATION OF BUSINESS 37. Antitrust Law 38. ConsumerProtection 39. Environmental Protection 40. Labor and Fair Employment Practices PART 10. PROPERTY PROTECTION 41. Real Property and Joint Ownership 42. Personal Property and Bailments 43. Intellectual Property, Computers, and the Law 44. Wills, Estates, and Trusts APPENDIX A. THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES APPENDIX B. UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE
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