West's Business Law / Edition 6

West's Business Law / Edition 6

by Gaylord A. Jentz, Roger LeRoy Miller, Frank B. Cross
     
 

ISBN-10: 0314064230

ISBN-13: 9780314064233

Pub. Date: 10/28/1995

Publisher: West Group

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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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780314064233
Publisher:
West Group
Publication date:
10/28/1995
Series:
SWC-Business Law
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1500

Table of Contents

Unit 1The Legal Environment of Business1
1Introduction to Law and Legal Reasoning2
2Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution26
3Court Procedures46
4Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business68
5Torts86
6Strict Liability and Product Liability110
7Intellectual Property124
8Criminal Law and Procedures143
9Cyberlaw and E-Commerce166
Unit 2Contracts197
10Nature and Terminology198
11Agreements210
12Consideration227
13Capacity and Legality239
14Genuineness of Assent257
15The Statute of Frauds270
16Third Party Rights283
17Performance and Discharge294
18Breach of Contract and Remedies307
Unit 3Domestic and International Sales and Lease Contracts329
19The Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts330
20Title, Risk, and Insurable Interest355
21Performance of Sales and Lease Contracts370
22Remedies for Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts384
23Sales and Lease Warranties397
Unit 4Negotiable Instruments419
24The Function and Creation of Negotiable Instruments420
25Transferability and Holder in Due Course435
26Liability, Defenses, and Discharge452
27Checks and Electronic Fund Transfers472
Unit 5Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy503
28Secured Transactions504
29Other Creditors' Remedies and Suretyship531
30Bankruptcy Law544
Unit 6Agency571
31Agency Formation and Duties572
32Liability to Third Parties and Termination587
Unit 7Business Organizations615
33Sole Proprietorships and Partnerships616
34CORPORATIONS - Formation and Financing637
35CORPORATIONS - Directors, Officers, and Shareholders658
36CORPORATIONS - Merger, Consolidation, and Termination678
37CORPORATIONS - Securities Regulation and Investor Protection690
38Limited Liability Companies and Limited Partnerships711
39Special Business Forms and Private Franchises727
40Ethics and Business Decision Making738
Unit 8Labor and Employment Relations759
41Labor and Employment Law760
42Employment Discrimination779
Unit 9Government Regulation803
43Administrative Law804
44Consumer and Environmental Law820
45Antitrust Law841
Unit 10Property865
46Personal Property and Bailments866
47Real Property888
48Landlord-Tenant Relationships907
Unit 11Special Topics931
49Insurance932
50Wills, Trusts, and Elder Law950
51Liability of Accountants and Other Professionals972
52International and Comparative Law989
53Law for Entrepreneurs1008
App. AHow to Brief Cases and Analyze Cases ProblemsA-2
App. BThe Constitution of the United StatesA-5
App. CThe Uniform Commercial CodeA-14
App. DThe United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of GoodsA-211
App. EThe Uniform Partnership ActA-215
App. FThe Revised Uniform Partnership ActA-224
App. GThe Revised Uniform Limited Partnership ActA-228
App. HThe Revised Model Business Corporation ActA-239
App. IThe Uniform Limited Liability Company ActA-250
App. JThe Securities Act of 1933A-253
App. KThe Securities Exchange Act of 1934A-255
App. LTitle VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964A-256
App. MThe Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990A-258
App. NThe Civil Rights Act of 1991A-260
App. OThe Administrative Procedure Act of 1946A-262
App. PThe General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade of 1994A-264
App. QThe North American Free Trade Agreement of 1993A-268
App. RSpanish Equivalents for Important Legal Terms in EnglishA-272
Glossary
Table of Cases
Index

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