Essentials of Business Law and the Legal Environment / Edition 9

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Overview

This text offers complete coverage of business law and its environment in a non-technical, straightforward, and reader-friendly style. Cases are summarized and integrated throughout chapters. Legal issues and court decisions are carefully explained with a minimum of legal jargon. Most important, Essentials of Business and The Legal Environment covers all required business law topics for the CPA exam.
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"The coverage and organization is excellent in these [Contracts] chapters. Many a former student who has gone on to law school has returned after graduating from law school to say that my teaching from these chapters 'saved [him or her] in law school.'"

"I have used this textbook for years [and] I believe that it is very student friendly. The material is sound and well-presented…."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780324303957
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 2/6/2006
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 1272
  • Product dimensions: 8.78 (w) x 10.33 (h) x 1.72 (d)

Meet the Author


Richard A. Mann received a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a J.D. from Yale Law School. He is professor of Business Law emeritus at the Kenan-Flagler School of Business, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and is past president of the Southeastern Regional Business Law Association. Professor Mann is a member of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law, and the North Carolina Bar (inactive). Professor Mann has written extensively on a number of legal topics, including bankruptcy, sales, secured transactions, real property, insurance law, and business associations. He has received the AMERICAN BUSINESS LAW JOURNAL'S award both for the best article and for the best comment and has, in addition, served as a reviewer and staff editor for the publication. Professor Mann is a coauthor of BUSINESS LAW AND THE REGULATION OF BUSINESS (Eleventh Edition), SMITH & ROBERSON'S BUSINESS LAW (Sixteenth Edition), and CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS LAW.

Barry S. Roberts received a B.S. in Business Administration from Pennsylvania State University, a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School. He served as a judicial clerk for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court prior to practicing law in Pittsburgh. Professor Roberts is currently professor of Business Law at the Kenan-Flagler School of Business, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and is a member of Who's Who in American Law and the North Carolina and Pennsylvania Bars (inactive). He has written numerous articles on such topics as antitrust, products liability, constitutional law, banking law, employment law, and business associations. Professor Roberts has been a reviewer and staff editor for the AMERICAN BUSINESS LAW JOURNAL. He is a coauthor of BUSINESS LAW AND THE REGULATION OF BUSINESS (Eleventh Edition), SMITH & ROBERSON'S BUSINESS LAW (Sixteenth Edition), and CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS LAW.

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: INTRODUCTION TO LAW AND ETHICS. 1. Introduction to Law. 2. Business Ethics. PART TWO: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS. 3. The Judicial System. 4. Constitutional Law. 5. Administrative Law. 6. Criminal Law. 7. Intentional Torts. 8. Negligence and Strict Liability. PART THREE: CONTRACTS. 9. Introduction to Contracts. 10. Mutual Assent. 11. Conduct Invalidating Assent. 12. Consideration. 13. Illegal Bargains. 14. Contractual Capactiy. 15. Contracts in Writing. 16. Third Parties to Contracts. 17. Performance, Breach, and Discharge. 18. Remedies. PART FOUR: SALES. 19. Introduction to Sales and Leases. 20. Performance. 21. Transfer of Title and Risk of Loss. 22. Product Liability: Warranties and Strict Liability. 23. Remedies. PART FIVE: NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS. 24. Form and Content. 25. Transfer. 26. Holder in Due Course. 27. Liability of Parties. 28. Bank Deposits, Collections, and Funds Transfers. PART SIX: AGENCY. 29. Relationship of Principal and Agent. 30. Relationship with Third Parties. PART SEVEN: BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS. 31. Formation and Dissolition of General Partnerships. 32. Operation of General Partnerships. 33. Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies. 34. Nature and Formation of Corporations. 35. Financial Structure of Corporations. 36. Management Structure of Corporations. 37. Fundamental Changes of Corporations. PART EIGHT: DEBTOR AND CREDITOR RELATIONS. 38. Secured Transactions and Suretyship. 39. Bankruptcy. PART NINE: REGULATION OF BUSINESS. 40. Securities Regulation. 41. Intellectual Property. 42. Employment Law. 43. Antitrust. 44. Accountants' Legal Liability. 45. Consumer Protection. 46. Environmental Law. 47.International Business Law. PART TEN: PROPERTY. 48. Introduction to Property and Property Insurance. 49. Bailments and Documents of Title. 50. Interests in Real Property. 51. Transfer and Control of Real Property. 52. Trusts and Wills. APPENDIX A: The Constitution of the United States of America. APPENDIX B: Uniform Commercial Code. APPENDIX C: Uniform Partnership Act. APPENDIX D: Revised Model Business Corporation Act. APPENDIX E: Dictionary of Legal Terms.
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