The Legal Environment Today (with 2007 Online Legal Research Guide) / Edition 5

The Legal Environment Today (with 2007 Online Legal Research Guide) / Edition 5

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by Roger LeRoy Miller, Frank B. Cross
     
 

ISBN-10: 0324375115

ISBN-13: 9780324375114

Pub. Date: 09/27/2006

Publisher: Cengage Learning

The Fifth Edition of Miller and Cross's THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY offers your course the AACSB-recommended quality that you demand and a real-world, hands-on learning experience that engages your students in every chapter. Exceeding all expectations-yours and your students', the new edition includes strong guidance in critical thinking and legal reasoning;

Overview

The Fifth Edition of Miller and Cross's THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY offers your course the AACSB-recommended quality that you demand and a real-world, hands-on learning experience that engages your students in every chapter. Exceeding all expectations-yours and your students', the new edition includes strong guidance in critical thinking and legal reasoning; exceptionally current coverage of ethics, cyberlaw, and corporate responsibility; a superb selection of the latest cases, including 2005 and 2006 decisions; and equally impressive coverage of the landmark cases that continue to steer today's legal environment. Students will find many examples and realistic scenarios where they can use their growing knowledge of the law to resolve legal and ethical issues for themselves.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324375114
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
09/27/2006
Series:
Available Titles CengageNOW Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
944
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1. THE FOUNDATIONS. 1. The Legal and International Foundations. Appendix: Finding and Analyzing the Law. 2. Ethics and Social Responsibility. 3. Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution. Unit 2. THE PUBLIC ENVIRONMENT. 4. Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business. 5. Torts, Cyber Torts, and Product Liability. 6. Criminal Law and Cyber Crimes. Unit 3. THE PRIVATE ENVIRONMENT. 7. Intellectual Property. 8. Contract Formation. 9. Contract Performance, Breach, and Remedies. 10. Sales, Leases, and E-Contracts. 11. Business Organizations. 12. Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy. Unit 4. THE EMPLOYMENT ENVIRONMENT. 13. Employment Relationships. 14. Equal Employment Opportunities. 15. Labor-Management Relations. Unit 5. THE REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT. 16. Powers and Functions of Administrative Agencies 17. Consumer Protection. 18. Protecting the Environment. 19. Land-Use Control and Real Property. 20. Promoting Competition. 21. Investor Protection and Corporate Governance. Unit 6. THE INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENT. 22. The Regulation of International Transactions. Appendices.

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