Smith and Roberson's Business Law / Edition 14

Smith and Roberson's Business Law / Edition 14

by Richard A. Mann, Barry S. Roberts
     
 

ISBN-10: 0324655525

ISBN-13: 9780324655520

Pub. Date: 03/11/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This updated classic features a comprehensive, traditional, black-letter law presentation of business law topics. Also topics that reflect AACSB erquirements are covered, including all topics on the business law portion of the CPA exam. Its uniquely located end-of-chapter cases give excerpted facts and decisions to preserve the language of the court.

Overview

This updated classic features a comprehensive, traditional, black-letter law presentation of business law topics. Also topics that reflect AACSB erquirements are covered, including all topics on the business law portion of the CPA exam. Its uniquely located end-of-chapter cases give excerpted facts and decisions to preserve the language of the court.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324655520
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/11/2008
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1328
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.00(h) x 2.10(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacexiv
Table of Casesxvii
Table of Illustrationsxxi
Part 1The Legal Environment of Business1
1Introduction to Law2
2Business Ethics and the Social Responsibility of Business13
3Legal Process25
4Constitutional Law50
5Administrative Law73
6Criminal Law85
7Intentional Torts100
8Negligence and Strict Liability120
Part 2Contracts143
9Introduction to Contacts144
10Mutual Assent158
11Conduct Invalidating Assent176
12Consideration193
13Illegal Bargains209
14Contractual Capacity223
15Contracts in Writing235
16Third Parties to Contracts255
17Performance, Breach, and Discharge271
18Contract Remedies286
Part 3Agency305
19Relationship of Principal and Agent306
20Relationship with Third Parties327
Part 4Sales349
21Introduction to Sales and Leases350
22Performance372
23Transfer of Title and Risk of Loss391
24Products Liability: Warranties and Strict Liability in Tort409
25Sales Remedies435
Part 5Negotiable Instruments457
26Form and Content458
27Transfer473
28Holder in Due Course489
29Liability of Parties509
30Bank Deposits, Collections, and Funds Transfers526
Part 6Unincorporated Business Associations547
31Formation and Dissolution of General Partnerships548
32Operation of General Partnerships577
33Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies595
Part 7Corporations615
34Nature, Formation, and Powers616
35Financial Structure640
36Management Structure660
37Fundamental Changes689
Part 8Debtor and Creditor Relations705
38Secured Transactions and Suretyship706
39Bankruptcy737
Part 9Regulation of Business759
40Protection of Intellectual Property760
41Antitrust780
42Consumer Protection802
43Employment Law823
44Securities Regulation851
45Accountants' Legal Liability881
46Environmental Law892
47International Business Law911
48CyberLaw927
Part 10Property951
49Introduction to Property and Property Insurance952
50Bailments and Documents of Title969
51Interests in Real Property984
52Transfer and Control of Real Property1003
53Trusts and Decedents' Estates1020
Appendices1
Appendix AThe Constitution of the United States of America2
Appendix BUniform Commercial Code (Selected Provisions)9
Appendix CUniform Partnership Act93
Appendix DRevised Uniform Partnership Act (Selected Provisions)99
Appendix ERevised Model Business Corporation Act108
Appendix FDictionary of Legal Terms139
Index159

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