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BUSINESS LAW TODAY is a credible law text with high interest and features exceptional visual appeal. This is a book that professors like, while students appreciate its thorough, dynamic coverage of traditional business law topics and exploration of summarized cases. This text explicitly meets the AACSB curriculum requirements.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780324654547
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 9/26/2007
  • Series: Thomson Advantage Bks.
  • Edition description: 8
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 928
  • Sales rank: 848,154
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Roger LeRoy Miller has served on the faculty of several universities, including the University of Washington, Clemson University, and the University of Miami School of Law, where he taught intellectual property law, entertainment law, and other subjects. Widely published, his work has appeared in the INSURANCE COUNSEL JOURNAL, DEFENSE RESEARCH, CALIFORNIA TRIAL LAWYERS JOURNAL, ANTITRUST BULLETIN, WISCONSIN LAW REVIEW, and CONNECTICUT LAW REVIEW. He has authored or co-authored numerous textbooks, including BUSINESS LAW: TEXT & CASES: LEGAL, ETHICAL, GLOBAL, AND CORPORATE ENVIRONMENT; THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT: TEXT & CASES: ETHICAL, REGULATORY, GLOBAL, AND CORPORATE ISSUES; BUSINESS LAW TODAY; and THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY. He completed his studies at the University of California at Berkeley and University of Chicago.

Gaylord A. Jentz was the Herbert D. Kelleher Emeritus Centennial Professor in Business Law at the University of Texas at Austin Graduate School of Business. He received his B.A., M.B.A., and J.D. degrees from the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Jentz was a past president of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, the Southwestern Federation of Administrative Disciplines, the Southern Business Law Association, Phi Kappa Phi (UT Chapter), and the Texas Association of College Teachers. He was the author or coauthor of six monographs and 56 books and editions, including WEST'S BUSINESS LAW: TEXT & CASES, Tenth Edition; FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS LAW, Seventh Edition; and several versions of BUSINESS LAW TODAY. He also published in several learned journals and was past editor-in-chief of the American Business Law Journal. Dr. Jentz gave advanced purchasing seminars throughout the United States and taught at five regional and graduate banking schools. He was the recipient of 16 teaching, academic, and service excellence awards, including the CBA Foundation Award for Excellence in Education, the CBA Foundation Advisory Council Distinguished Scholastic Contributions Award, the Academy of Legal Studies in Business Faculty Excellence Award, the Western States School of Banking Leadership Award, the James C. Scarboro Memorial Award for Outstanding Leadership in Banking Education, and The University of Texas "Civitatis" Award. He was also inducted into the Texas Business School (McCombs School of Business) "CBA Hall of Fame."

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Table of Contents

UNIT ONE: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS. 1. The Legal and International Environment. 2. Constitutional Law. 3. Courts and Procedures. 4. Torts. 5. Business Torts and Intellectual Property. 6. Criminal Law. 7. Cyberlaw in the Legal Environment. 8. Ethics and Social Responsibility. UNIT TWO: CONTRACTS. 9. Nature and Classification. 10. Agreement and Consideration. 11. Capacity and Legality. 12. Assent and Form. 13. Third Party Rights and Discharge. 14. Breach and Remedies. UNIT THREE: SALES AND LEASE CONTRACTS 15. The Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts. 16. Title and Risk of Loss. 17. Performance and Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts. 18. Warranties and Product Liability. UNIT FOUR: NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS. 19. Negotiability and Transferability. 20. Rights and Liabilities of Parties. 21. Checks and the Banking System. UNIT FIVE: DEBTOR-CREDITOR RELATIONSHIPS. 22. Secured Transactions. 23. Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy. UNIT SIX: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS. 24. Agency Relationships in Business. 25. Sole Proprietorships and Partnerships. 26. Corporate Formation and Financing. 27. Corporate Directors, Officers, and Shareholders. 28. Corporate Merger, Consolidation, and Termination. 29. Investor Protection. 30. Limited Liability Companies aned Partnerships. 31. Special Business Forms and Private Franchises. UNIT SEVEN: GOVERNMENT REGULATION. 32. Antitrust Law. 33. Consumer and Environmental Law. 34. Labor and Employment Law. 35. Employment Discrimination. UNIT EIGHT: PROPERTY AND ITS PROTECTION. 36. Personal Property and Bailments. 37. Real Property. 38. Insurance, Wills, and Trusts. UNIT NINE: THE INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ENVIRONMENT. 39. International Lawin a Global Economy.
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