Carper's Understanding the Law / Edition 7

Carper's Understanding the Law / Edition 7

by John A. McKinsey, Debra D. Burke
     
 


Learn the basics of business law and what it means to you with UNDERSTANDING THE LAW, Seventh Edition. This popular text discusses how various aspects of the law affect the individual, highlighting the personal law issues that confront people in their everyday lives. UNDERSTANDING THE LAW uses engaging hypothetical and real examples to illustrate important points… See more details below

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Learn the basics of business law and what it means to you with UNDERSTANDING THE LAW, Seventh Edition. This popular text discusses how various aspects of the law affect the individual, highlighting the personal law issues that confront people in their everyday lives. UNDERSTANDING THE LAW uses engaging hypothetical and real examples to illustrate important points of the law and to inspire lively discussion with your peers. This edition incorporates new coverage of ethical issues and the law. These ethical and moral issues are covered in boxed readings as well as throughout each chapter. This edition also continues to incorporate coverage of international and comparative law throughout to give you essential knowledge for today's global marketplace.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285428420
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/01/2014
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
768
Sales rank:
208,992
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: THE LEGAL SYSTEM AND BASIC PRINCIPLES OF LAW. 1. Introduction to Law. 2. The Constitution. 3. The Court System. 4. Attorney-Client Relationship and Dispute Resolution. 5. Administrative Law. 6. Crimes: Public Wrongs. 7. Torts: Private Wrongs. 8. Contracts: Enforceable Agreements. Part II: APPLICATION OF LAW TO THE INDIVIDUAL. 9. Real Property and Home Ownership. 10. Intellectual and Personal Property Including Motor Vehicles. 11. Renters and Landlords. 12. Employee and Employer Rights and Duties. 13. Consumer Rights, Privacy, and Protection. 14. Family Law. 15. Wills, Trusts, and Probate.

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