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Well-known for its comprehensive and authoritative coverage, this text offers readers great flexibility in choosing which areas of the law to emphasize. Cases are summarized by the authors to facilitate reader comprehension.
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New edition of a textbook on business law. Jentz and Frank B. Cross and Roger LeRoy Miller (Institute for University Studies) present 47 chapters that discuss the legal environment of business, contracts, domestic and international sales and lease contracts, negotiable instruments, creditors' rights and bankruptcy, agency, business organizations, labor and employment relations, government regulation, property, and special topics. This is the hard copy of a CD-ROM released last year for the same price. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780324000863
  • Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
  • Publication date: 6/28/1998
  • Series: Business Law Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 1424
  • Product dimensions: 7.92 (w) x 10.28 (h) x 2.45 (d)

Table of Contents

Unit 1 The Legal Environment of Business 1
1 Introduction to Law and Legal Reasoning 2
2 Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution 26
3 Court Procedures 46
4 Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business 68
5 Torts 86
6 Strict Liability and Product Liability 110
7 Intellectual Property 124
8 Criminal Law and Procedures 143
9 Cyberlaw and E-Commerce 166
Unit 2 Contracts 197
10 Nature and Terminology 198
11 Agreements 210
12 Consideration 227
13 Capacity and Legality 239
14 Genuineness of Assent 257
15 The Statute of Frauds 270
16 Third Party Rights 283
17 Performance and Discharge 294
18 Breach of Contract and Remedies 307
Unit 3 Domestic and International Sales and Lease Contracts 329
19 The Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts 330
20 Title, Risk, and Insurable Interest 355
21 Performance of Sales and Lease Contracts 370
22 Remedies for Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts 384
23 Sales and Lease Warranties 397
Unit 4 Negotiable Instruments 419
24 The Function and Creation of Negotiable Instruments 420
25 Transferability and Holder in Due Course 435
26 Liability, Defenses, and Discharge 452
27 Checks and Electronic Fund Transfers 472
Unit 5 Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy 503
28 Secured Transactions 504
29 Other Creditors' Remedies and Suretyship 531
30 Bankruptcy Law 544
Unit 6 Agency 571
31 Agency Formation and Duties 572
32 Liability to Third Parties and Termination 587
Unit 7 Business Organizations 615
33 Sole Proprietorships and Partnerships 616
34 CORPORATIONS - Formation and Financing 637
35 CORPORATIONS - Directors, Officers, and Shareholders 658
36 CORPORATIONS - Merger, Consolidation, and Termination 678
37 CORPORATIONS - Securities Regulation and Investor Protection 690
38 Limited Liability Companies and Limited Partnerships 711
39 Special Business Forms and Private Franchises 727
40 Ethics and Business Decision Making 738
Unit 8 Labor and Employment Relations 759
41 Labor and Employment Law 760
42 Employment Discrimination 779
Unit 9 Government Regulation 803
43 Administrative Law 804
44 Consumer and Environmental Law 820
45 Antitrust Law 841
Unit 10 Property 865
46 Personal Property and Bailments 866
47 Real Property 888
48 Landlord-Tenant Relationships 907
Unit 11 Special Topics 931
49 Insurance 932
50 Wills, Trusts, and Elder Law 950
51 Liability of Accountants and Other Professionals 972
52 International and Comparative Law 989
53 Law for Entrepreneurs 1008
App. A How to Brief Cases and Analyze Cases Problems A-2
App. B The Constitution of the United States A-5
App. C The Uniform Commercial Code A-14
App. D The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods A-211
App. E The Uniform Partnership Act A-215
App. F The Revised Uniform Partnership Act A-224
App. G The Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act A-228
App. H The Revised Model Business Corporation Act A-239
App. I The Uniform Limited Liability Company Act A-250
App. J The Securities Act of 1933 A-253
App. K The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 A-255
App. L Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 A-256
App. M The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 A-258
App. N The Civil Rights Act of 1991 A-260
App. O The Administrative Procedure Act of 1946 A-262
App. P The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade of 1994 A-264
App. Q The North American Free Trade Agreement of 1993 A-268
App. R Spanish Equivalents for Important Legal Terms in English A-272
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