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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.