Business Law Today: Comprehensive (with Online Legal Research Guide) / Edition 7by Roger Miller
Pub. Date: 01/18/2006
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Immersing students in the excitement of intriguing new cases and the latest developments in the field, the Seventh Edition of this successful textbook brings real-world energy to the study of business law-without sacrificing the legal credibility and comprehensive coverage that instructors want in a textbook. Students respond to each chapter's visually engaging,… See more details below
Immersing students in the excitement of intriguing new cases and the latest developments in the field, the Seventh Edition of this successful textbook brings real-world energy to the study of business law-without sacrificing the legal credibility and comprehensive coverage that instructors want in a textbook. Students respond to each chapter's visually engaging, carefully-crafted learning tools, which illustrate how law is applied to real-world business problems-and how landmark cases, statutes, and other laws are having a significant impact on the way businesses operate in the United States and globally.
Table of Contents
UNIT ONE: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS. 1. The Legal Environment. 2. Constitutional Law. 3. Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution. 4. Torts and Cyber Torts. 5. Intellectual Property. 6. Criminal Law and Cyber Crimes. 7. Ethics and Business Decision Making. UNIT TWO: CONTRACTS. 8. Nature and Classification. 9. Agreement. 10. Consideration. 11. Capacity and Legality. 12. Genuineness of Assent. 13. The Statute of Frauds. 14. Performance and Discharge. 15. Breach and Remedies. 16. Third Party Rights. 17. E-Contracts. UNIT THREE: SALES AND LEASE CONTRACTS. 18. The Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts. 19. Title and Risk of Loss. 20. Performance and Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts. 21. Warranties and Product Liability. UNIT FOUR: NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS. 22. Negotiability and Transferability. 23. Rights and Liabilities of Parties. 24. Checks, the Banking System, and E-Money. UNIT FIVE: DEBTOR-CREDITOR RELATIONSHIPS. 25. Secured Transactions. 26. Other Creditors' Remedies and Suretyship. 27. Bankruptcy. UNIT SIX: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS. 28. Agency Relationships in Business. 29. Sole Proprietorships and Franchises. 30. Partnerships. 31. Limited Liability Companies and Special Business Forms. 32. Corporate Formation and Financing. 33. Corporate Directors, Officers, and Shareholders. 34. Corporate Acquisitions, Takeovers, and Termination. 35. Investor Protection and Corporate Governance. UNIT SEVEN: GOVERNMENT REGULATION. 36. Administrative Law. 37. Antitrust Law. 38. Consumer Law. 39. Environmental Law. 40. Employment and Labor Law. 41. Employment Discrimination. 42. Liability of Accountants and Other Professionals. UNIT EIGHT: PROPERTY AND ITS PROTECTION. 43. Personal Property and Bailments. 44. Real Property. 45. Insurance, Wills, and Trusts. UNIT NINE: THE INTERNATIONAL LEGAL ENVIRONMENT. 46. International Law in a Global Economy. Appendix A: How to Brief Cases and Analyze Case Problems [this appendix will also be on the Web site]. Appendix B: The Constitution of the United States. Appendix C: The Uniform Commercial Code (Excerpts). Appendix D: The Uniform Partnership Act. Appendix E: The Revised Model Business Corporation Act (Excerpts). Appendix F: The Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (Excerpts). Appendix G: The Restatement (Second) of Torts (Excerpts). Appendix H: The Restatement (Third) of Torts (Excerpts). Appendix I: The Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890 (Excerpts). Appendix J: The Securities Act of 1933 (Excerpts). Appendix K: The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Excerpts). Appendix L: The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Excerpts). Appendix M: The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (Excerpts). Appendix N: The Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (Excerpts). Appendix O: The Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act of 2000 (Excerpts). Appendix P: The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (Excerpts and Interpretations).
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