Understanding Business and Personal Law, Student Edition / Edition 10

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Written in a concise, compelling style, Understanding Business and Personal Law emphasizes the legal issues that have an impact on everyday living and links the study of law to other curriculum areas.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780028146362
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 1/1/1998
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 642
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 1.10 (d)

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Table of Contents

Unit 1 Understanding the Law and Our Legal SystemChapter 1 Ethics and the LawChapter 2 The Court SystemChapter 3 Criminal Law Chapter 4 The Law of TortsUnit 2 Entering Into ContractsChapter 5 How Contracts AriseChapter 6 Genuine AgreementChapter 7 Contractual CapacityChapter 8 ConsiderationChapter 9 LegalityChapter 10 Form of the ContractChapter 11 How Contracts Come to an EndChapter 12 Transfer of Contracts and Remedies for BreachUnit 3 Understanding Consumer LawChapter 13 Contracts for the Sale of GoodsChapter 14 The Importance of WarrantiesChapter 15 Consumer Protection and Product LiabilityChapter 16 Owning a VehicleChapter 17 Personal Property and BailmentsUnit 4 Being an Agent and Getting a JobChapter 18 Creation of an AgencyChapter 19 Agency Relationships and Their TerminationChapter 20 Employment LawChapter 21 Employment Protection and Equal OpportunityUnit 5 Using Your Purchasing PowerChapter 22 Borrowing Money and Buying on CreditChapter 23 Negotiable InstrumentsChapter 24 Writing ChecksChapter 25 Transferring Negotiable InstrumentsChapter 26 Collecting Negotiable InstrumentsUnit 6 Starting a BusinessChapter 27 Sole Proprietorship and PartnershipChapter 28 Forming and Financing a CorporationChapter 29 Operating a CorporationChapter 30 Regulation and Expansion of a CorporationUnit 7 Planning for the FutureChapter 31 MarriageChapter 32 Divorce and Its Legal ConsequencesChapter 33 Renting a Place to LiveChapter 34 Buying a HomeChapter 35 Insurance ProtectionChapter 36 Retirement and WillsAppendix: Great American DocumentsGlossaryIndex

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