Cengage Advantage Books: Business Law Today: The Essentials / Edition 10

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Overview

Interesting, clear, and applied, BUSINESS LAW TODAY: THE ESSENTIALS is your concise guide to the law and what it means in the business world—from contracts and secured transactions to warranties and government regulations. Easy to understand with an engaging writing style that is matched by vibrant visuals, BUSINESS LAW TODAY includes coverage of contemporary topics that impact not only the business world, but your life such as identity theft. Fascinating features and intriguing cases highlight the material's practicality. The text's companion website includes resources to help you study, such as sample answers to selected end-of-chapter business scenarios and case problems (one per chapter) ; Internet exercises; and interactive quizzes for every chapter.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781133191353
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 12/21/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 888
  • Sales rank: 118,663
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 1.20 (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

1. The Constitutional Foundations. 2. Ethics and Business Decision Making. 3. Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution. 4. Torts and Cyber Torts. 5. Intellectual Property and Internet Law. 6. Criminal Law and Cyber Crime. 7. Agreement and Consideration in Contracts. 8. Capacity, Legality, and Enforceability. 9. Contract Performance, Breach, and Remedies. 10. Sales and Lease Contracts. 11. Performance and Breach in Sales and Lease Contracts. 12. Warranties, Product Liability, and Consumer Law. 13. Negotiable Instruments. 14. Checks and Banking in the Digital Age. 15. Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy. 16. Mortgages and Foreclosures after the Recession. 17. Agency. 18. Employment Law. 19. The Entrepreneur's Options. 20. Corporations. 21. Investor Protection, Insider Trading, and Corporate Governance. 22. Antitrust Law and Promoting Competition. 23. Personal Property, Bailments, and Insurance. 24. Real Property and Environmental Law. 25. International Law in a Global Economy.

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