Law for Business and Personal Use / Edition 19

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An exciting revision of this classic textbook! The fifteenth edition of Law for Business and Personal Use maintains a fundamental emphasis on business law, while introducing personal law topics that interest your students. With the most comprehensive coverage on contracts, Law for Business and Personal Use, 15E will motivate learning with a look at ethics, employment, credit, banking, partnerships, bankruptcy, and more!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780538496902
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 1/11/2011
  • Series: Business Law Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 19
  • Pages: 688
  • Sales rank: 970,643
  • Product dimensions: 8.70 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

John E. Adamson is Emeritus Professor of Business and Law in the Department of Finance and General Business at Missouri State University. Adamson received a BS from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York; an MA in International Relations from Georgetown University; and an MBA and a JD from the University of Virginia at Charlottesville. A decorated disabled veteran and past four-term mayor and school board member of his hometown, Adamson is author of numerous business law texts, with a concentration in environmental law.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Our Laws, Chapter 2 Ethics in Our Law, Chapter 3 Constitutional Rights, Chapter 4 The Court System, Chapter 5 Our Criminal Laws, Chapter 6 Personal Injury Laws, Chapter 7 Offer and Acceptance, Chapter 8 Genuine Agreement, Chapter 9 Mutual Consideration, Chapter 10 Law of Capacity, Chapter 11 Legality of Contracts, Chapter 12 Written Contracts, Chapter 13 Contratual Duties, Chapter 14 How Courts Enforce Contracts, Chapter 15 Sales Contracts, Chapter 16 Ownership and Risk of Loss in Sales Transactions, Chapter 17 Consumer Protection, Chapter 18 Legal Considerations in Marriage and Divorce, Chapter 19 Property, Chapter 20 Bailments, Chapter 21 Real Property, Chapter 22 Renting Realty, Chapter 23 Insuring Your Future, Chapter 25 Creation of Agency, Chapter 26 Operation of Agency, Chapter 27 Employment Contracts, Chapter 28 Unions, Chapter 29 Employment Discrimination, Chapter 30 Employee Injuries, Chapter 31 Forms of Business Organization, Chapter 32 Creating, Running, and Terminating a Corporation, Chapter 33 Forms of Organizations for Small Business, Chapter 34 Government Regulation of Business, Chapter 35 Commercial Paper, Chapter 36 Negotiability and Negotiation of Commercial Paper, Chapter 37 Rights of Holders of Commercial Paper, Chapter 38 Secured and Unsecured Credit Obligations, Chapter 39 Debtors, Creditors, and Bankruptcy.
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