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The Legal Environment of Business / Edition 12
     

The Legal Environment of Business / Edition 12

by Roger E. Meiners, Al H. Ringleb, Frances L. Edwards
 

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ISBN-10: 1285428226

ISBN-13: 9781285428222

Pub. Date: 01/01/2014

Publisher: Cengage Learning

THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS provides a practical introduction to the structure and function of the legal system from the perspective of the professional nonlawyer. While noting our legal heritage, there is a strong emphasis on the nuts and bolts of basic legal rules that most impact business today. This popular text effectively adapts a traditional case focus

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THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS provides a practical introduction to the structure and function of the legal system from the perspective of the professional nonlawyer. While noting our legal heritage, there is a strong emphasis on the nuts and bolts of basic legal rules that most impact business today. This popular text effectively adapts a traditional case focus for the unique needs of business students. Incorporating clear and concise coverage of a wide range of up-to-date topics, the twelfth edition of this trusted text introduces key points of law through business-specific examples and realistic scenarios that students can appreciate. The authors' readable style complements their extensive knowledge of domestic and international business to make the text a favorite among instructors and students alike. To complement this edition, CourseMate and CengageNOW are available as online solutions to help engage and prepare students for this course.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781285428222
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2014
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
792
Sales rank:
178,710
Product dimensions:
8.20(w) x 10.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: ELEMENTS OF LAW AND THE JUDICIAL PROCESS. 1. Today's Business Environment: Law and Ethics. 2. The Court Systems. 3. Trials and Resolving Disputes. 4. The Constitution: Focus on Application to Business. 5. Criminal Law and Business. Part II: ELEMENTS OF TRADITIONAL BUSINESS LAW. 6. Elements of Torts. 7. Business Torts and Product Liability. 8. Real and Personal Property. 9. Intellectual Property. 10. Contracts. 11. Domestic and International Sales. 12. Business Organizations. 13. Negotiable Instruments, Credit, and Bankruptcy. Part III: THE EMPLOYMENT RELATIONSHIP. 14. Agency and the Employment Relationship. 15. Employment and Labor Regulations. 16. Employment Discrimination. Part IV: THE REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS. 17. The Regulatory Process. 18. Securities Regulation. 19. Consumer Protection. 20. Antitrust Law. 21. Environmental Law. 22. The International Legal Environment of Business. Appendix A: Legal Research and the Internet. Appendix B: Case Analysis and Legal Sources. Appendix C: The Constitution of the United States of America. Appendix D: The Uniform Commercial Code (Excerpts). Appendix E: National Labor Relations Act (Excerpts). Appendix F: Title VII of Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Excerpts). Appendix G: Americans with Disabilities Act (Excerpts). Appendix H: The Antitrust Statutes (Excerpts). Appendix I: Securities Statutes (Excerpts).

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