Understanding Business and Personal Law, Student Edition / Edition 11

Understanding Business and Personal Law, Student Edition / Edition 11

by McGraw-Hill Education, Paul A. Sukys
     
 

ISBN-10: 0078266092

ISBN-13: 9780078266096

Pub. Date: 03/26/2002

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

Introduce students to the laws that affect their daily lives. New elements in every component!

Overview

Introduce students to the laws that affect their daily lives. New elements in every component!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078266096
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
03/26/2002
Series:
Brown: Under Bus & Pers Law Series
Edition description:
Student Edition
Pages:
880
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.40(d)
Age Range:
11 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Unit 1 Understanding the Law and Our Legal System



Chapter 1 Ethics and the Law



Chapter 2 The Court System



Chapter 3 Criminal Law



Chapter 4 The Law of Torts



Unit 2 Entering Into Contracts



Chapter 5 How Contracts Arise



Chapter 6 Genuine Agreement



Chapter 7 Contractual Capacity



Chapter 8 Consideration



Chapter 9 Legality



Chapter 10 Form of the Contract



Chapter 11 How Contracts Come to an End



Chapter 12 Transfer of Contracts and Remedies for Breach



Unit 3 Understanding Consumer Law



Chapter 13 Contracts for the Sale of Goods



Chapter 14 The Importance of Warranties



Chapter 15 Consumer Protection and Product Liability



Chapter 16 Owning a Vehicle



Chapter 17 Personal Property and Bailments



Unit 4 Being an Agent and Getting a Job



Chapter 18 Creation of an Agency



Chapter 19 Agency Relationships and Their Termination



Chapter 20 Employment Law



Chapter 21 Employment Protection and Equal Opportunity



Unit 5 Using Your Purchasing Power



Chapter 22 Borrowing Money and Buying on Credit



Chapter 23 Negotiable Instruments



Chapter 24 Writing Checks



Chapter 25 Transferring Negotiable Instruments



Chapter 26 Collecting Negotiable Instruments



Unit 6 Starting a Business



Chapter 27 Sole Proprietorship and Partnership



Chapter 28 Forming and Financing a Corporation



Chapter 29 Operating a Corporation



Chapter 30 Regulation and Expansion of a Corporation



Unit 7 Planning for the Future



Chapter 31 Marriage



Chapter 32 Divorce and Its Legal Consequences



Chapter 33 Renting a Place to Live



Chapter 34 Buying a Home



Chapter 35 Insurance Protection


Chapter 36 Retirement and Wills


Appendix: Great American Documents


Glossary


Index


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