Know the law of businesses with THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY: BUSINESS IN ITS ETHICAL, REGULATORY, E-COMMERCE, AND GLOBAL SETTING, 7th Edition! Based on content required by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the text strengthens the critical reasoning skills you need to interpret and apply laws, while exposing you to the most talked about business topics of our day. Coverage includes cyber law, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, corporate responsibility, the housing crisis, financial and credit card reforms, health-care laws, and much more. Packed with hands-on learning features, THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY: BUSINESS IN ITS ETHICAL, REGULATORY, E-COMMERCE, AND GLOBAL SETTING, 7th Edition helps you analyze and resolve legal issues on your own with full cases and excerpts from 2010 and 2011 decisions, exam preparation tools, hypothetical situations and exercises, ethical discussions, and international considerations.
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Meet the Author
Roger LeRoy Miller studied at the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Chicago. He has been on the staff of a number of universities, including the University of Washington, Clemson University, and the University of Miami School of Law, where he taught, among other subjects, intellectual property and entertainment law. He has published in the Insurance Counsel Journal, Defense Research, and California Trial Lawyers Journal and has coauthored numerous textbooks, including BUSINESS LAW: TEXT & CASES, THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT: TEXT & CASES, BUSINESS LAW TODAY, FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS LAW, and THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY.
A former president of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Frank B. Cross received his B.A. from the University of Kansas and J.D. from Harvard Law School. He is the Herbert D. Kelleher Centennial Professor of Business Law and a professor at The University of Texas at Austin Law School, where his research centers on judicial decision-making, the economics of law and litigation, and traditional policy and doctrinal issues in administrative law. Widely published, his works have appeared in the YALE LAW JOURNAL, COLUMBIA LAW REVIEW, UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO LAW REVIEW, NEW YORK UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW, TEXAS LAW REVIEW, VIRGINIA LAW REVIEW, CORNELL LAW REVIEW, GEORGETOWN LAW JOURNAL, NORTHWESTERN LAW REVIEW, and UCLA LAW REVIEW. Cross has also published in peer-reviewed journals and written several books.
Unit 1: THE FOUNDATIONS. 1. Business and Its Legal Environment. 2. Ethics and Business Decision Making. 3. Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution. 4. Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business. 5. Torts and Cyber Torts. 6. Criminal Law and Cyber Crime. 7. International Law in a Global Economy. Unit 2: THE COMMERCIAL ENVIRONMENT. 8. Intellectual Property and Internet Law. 9. Formation of Traditional and E-Contracts. 10. Contract Performance, Breach, and Remedies. 11. Sales, Leases, and Product Liability. 12. Creditor-Debtor Relations and Bankruptcy. 13. Mortgages and Foreclosures after the Recession. Unit 3: BUSINESS AND EMPLOYMENT. 14. Small Business Organizations. 15. Corporations. 16. Agency. 17. Employment, Immigration, and Labor Law. 18. Employment Discrimination. Unit 4: THE REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT. 19. Powers and Functions of Administrative Agencies. 20. Consumer Protection. 21. Protecting the Environment. 22. Land-Use Control and Real Property. 23. Antitrust Law and Promoting Competition. 24. Investor Protection and Corporate Governance. Appendix A: How to Brief Cases and Analyze Case Problems. Appendix B: The Constitution of the United States. Appendix C: The Uniform Commercial Code (Article 2). Appendix D: The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (Excerpts and Explanatory Comments). Appendix E: Sample Answers for Selected Questions with Sample Answer. Appendix F: Sample Answers for Case Problems with Sample Answer. Appendix G: Answers to Issue Spotters.