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Business Law: With UCC Applications / Edition 13

Business Law: With UCC Applications / Edition 13

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by Gordon Brown, Paul Sukys
     
 

ISBN-10: 0073524956

ISBN-13: 9780073524955

Pub. Date: 01/09/2012

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

The thirteenth edition of Business Law with UCC Applications updates many key areas of the law. As in previous editions, a great deal of care has been taken to present business law concepts in the most coherent and accessible way and to provide up-to-date coverage of business law topics that are essential to today’s students. All of the chapters for this

Overview

The thirteenth edition of Business Law with UCC Applications updates many key areas of the law. As in previous editions, a great deal of care has been taken to present business law concepts in the most coherent and accessible way and to provide up-to-date coverage of business law topics that are essential to today’s students. All of the chapters for this edition have been updated, and we have continued to enhance our coverage of the important topics of cyber-commerce, international law, identity theft, trade secrets, abandoned property, eminent domain, mortgages, bankruptcy, limited liability companies (LLC), ethics, the Dodd-Frank Act, the new health care act, revised Uniform Partnership Act, the Genetic Information Nondisclosure, the War Powers Act, changes in state law regarding collective bargaining, the proposed changes in patent law, proposed changes in the court system, the War Powers Act, and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

Material is presented in nine sections, which include relevant case studies featuring excerpts from the court's opinion. Content has been updated to reflect the many recent changes in the legal field and color photos throughout the text help students relate the material to their own lives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073524955
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
01/09/2012
Pages:
1984
Sales rank:
450,593
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part One: Ethics, Law, and the Judicial System

Chapter 1: Ethics, Social Responsibility, and the Law

Chapter 2: Sources of the Law

Chapter 3: The Judicial Process and Cyber-Procedure

Chapter 4: Alternate Dispute Resolution

Chapter 5: Criminal Law and Cybercrimes

Chapter 6: Tort Law and Cybertorts

Case Study: Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission

Part Two: Contract Law

Chapter 7: The Essentials of Contract Law

Chapter 8: Offer, Acceptance, and Mutual Assent

Chapter 9: Consideration and Cyber-Payments

Chapter 10: Capacity and Legality: The Final Elements

Chapter 11: Written Contracts and Cyber-Commerce

Chapter 12: Third Parties, Discharge, and Remedies

Case Study: Murray v. Accounting Center & Tax Services, Inc., et al.

Part Three: Sales and Consumer Protection

Chapter 13: Sales Contracts: Formation, Title, and Risk of Loss

Chapter 14: Sales Contracts Rights, Duties, Breach, and Warranties

Chapter 15: Product Liability and Consumer Protection

Case Study: DICenzo v. A-Best Products Company Inc.

Part Four: Negotiable Instruments and Banking

Chapter 16: The Nature of Negotiable Instruments

Chapter 17: Holders in Due Course, Defenses, and Liabilities

Chapter 18: Bank-Depositor Relationships and Cyber-Banking

Case Study: Triffin v. Dillabough and American Express

Part Five: Insurance, Secured Transactions, and Bankruptcy

Chapter 19: Insurance

Chapter 20: Mortgages and Security Interests

Chapter 21: Bankruptcy and Debt Adjustment

Case Study: In re: Lisa A. Block, Debtor Plaintiff v. Windham Professionals, et al., Defendants

Part Six: Agency and Employment

Chapter 22: Agency Law

Chapter 23: Employment Law

Chapter 24: Labor Law

Case Study: Griggs v. Duke Power Co.

Part Seven: Business Organization and Regulation

Chapter 25: Sole Proprietorships and Partnerships

Chapter 26: The Corporate Entity

Chapter 27: Corporate Governance

Chapter 28: Government Regulation of Corporate Business

Case Study: Gries Sports Enterprises, Inc. V. Cleveland Browns Football Co., Inc.

Part Eight: Property Law

Chapter 29: Personal Property and Bailments

Chapter 30: Real Property and Landlord and Tenant Law

Chapter 31: Wills, Trusts, and Advanced Directives

Case Study: Estate of Saueressig v. Goff

Part Nine: The Legal Environment

Chapter 32: Professional Liability

Chapter 33: The Intersection of Law and Science

Chapter 34: International Law

Case Study: Legal Consequences of the Construction of a Wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (Request for Advisory Opinion), The International Court of Justice

Appendix A: U.S. Constitution

Appendix B: Uniform Commercial Code (Abridged)

Appendix C: United Nations Convention for the International Sale of Goods (CISG)

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