Cengage Advantage Books: Fundamentals of Business Law: Excerpted Cases / Edition 3

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Overview

CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS LAW: EXCERPTED CASES, 3rd Edition is an affordable, easy-to-read alternative to traditional Business Law books, offering coverage of essential legal topics, including contracts and sales, in a brief, paperback format. The first of its kind, this book uses an excerpted approach to deliver key case content, rather than summaries, giving you critical opportunities to interpret and analyze the issues yourself. Discussions of the hottest issues like financial and health-care reform, cyber law and the online environment, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and the housing crisis give you a thorough picture of the current legal environment without extraneous details, making this an ideal choice for quick review, particularly for those interested in contracts and sales. Of course, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS LAW: EXCERPTED CASES, 3rd Edition delivers all the learning tools you expect in a Cengage book, such as box features, examples, review questions, learning objectives, self-testing, and more to bring the issues to life and help you get the most out of your reading.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781133187806
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/1/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 848
  • Sales rank: 383,440
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.30 (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.

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Table of Contents

Unit I: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS. 1. The Legal and Constitutional Environment of Business. 2. Traditional and Online Dispute Resolution. 3. Ethics and Business Decision Making. Unit II: TORTS AND CRIMES. 4. Torts and Cyber Torts. 5. Intellectual Property and Internet Law. 6. Criminal Law and Cyber Crime. Unit III: CONTRACTS. 7. Nature and Classification. 8. Agreement in Traditional and E-Contracts. 9. Consideration, Capacity, and Legality. 10. Defenses to Contract Enforceability. 11. Third Party Rights and Discharge. 12. Breach and Remedies. Unit IV: SALES AND LEASE CONTRACTS. 13. The Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts. 14. Performance and Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts. 15. Warranties and Product Liability. Unit V: NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS. 16. Negotiability, Transferability, and Liability. 17. Checks and Banking in the Digital Age. Unit VI: DEBTOR-CREDITOR RELATIONSHIPS. 18. Security Interests in Property. 19. Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy. 20. Mortgages and Foreclosures after the Recession. Unit VII: EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS. 21. Agency Relationships. 22. Employment, Immigration, and Labor Law. Unit VIII: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS. 23. Sole Proprietorships, Partnerships, and Limited Liability Companies. 24. Corporate Formation, Financing, and Termination. 25. Corporate Directors, Officers, and Shareholders. 26. Investor Protection, Insider Trading, and Corporate Governance. Unit IX: PROPERTY AND ITS PROTECTION. 27. Personal Property and Bailments. 28. Real Property and Landlord-Tenant Law. 29. Insurance, Wills, and Trusts. UNIT X: SPECIAL TOPICS. 30. Liability of Accountants and Other Professionals. 31. International Law in a Global Economy. Appendices: A. How to Brief Cases and Analyze Case Problems. B. The Constitution of the United States. C. The Uniform Commercial Code (Excerpts). D. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (Excerpts). E. Sample Answers for Select Questions with Sample Answers. F. Sample Answers for Case Problems with Sample Answers. G. Answers to the Issue Spotters.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 22, 2012

    Boring

    The author and publisher should really think about breaking things up a little more. The chapters are way to long to keep anyone's attention for very long. Cases are nice and it brings the text together.

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