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West's Business Law : Alternate Edition - With Online Guide / Edition 9
     

West's Business Law : Alternate Edition - With Online Guide / Edition 9

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

ISBN-10: 0324269978

ISBN-13: 9780324269970

Pub. Date: 01/28/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Based on the best-selling WEST'S BUSINESS LAW, this Alternate Edition continues to set the standard for making law accessible, interesting, and relevant to business students. With the perfect balance of tradition and innovation, this benchmark text brings to life the functions and inner-workings of business law in the real world. Rich with classic and modern cases

Overview

Based on the best-selling WEST'S BUSINESS LAW, this Alternate Edition continues to set the standard for making law accessible, interesting, and relevant to business students. With the perfect balance of tradition and innovation, this benchmark text brings to life the functions and inner-workings of business law in the real world. Rich with classic and modern cases that are summarized rather than excerpted, WEST'S BUSINESS LAW is the ideal text for students entering virtually any field of business. The text is supported by a comprehensive supplements and technology package. The text's proven approach combines with these resources to create a total teaching and learning system that is a clear choice for instructors who want to use summarized cases. This Tenth Edition refines and builds upon traditions established when the book was first introduced: authoritative content blended with cutting-edge coverage of contemporary topics and cases and an unmatched selection of innovative, high-quality support materials.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780324269970
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1424
Product dimensions:
7.58(w) x 10.20(h) x 2.23(d)

Table of Contents

UNIT
1.THE LEGAL ENIVRONMENT OF BUSINESS.
1.Introduction to Law and Legal Reasoning.
2.Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution.
3.Court Procedures.
4.Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business.
5.Ethics and Business Decision Making. UNIT
2.TORTS AND CRIMES.
6.Intentional Torts.
7.Negligence and Strict Liability.
8.Intellectual Property.
9.Criminal Law and Cyber Crimes. UNIT
3.CONTRACTS AND E-CONTRACTS.
10.Nature and Terminology.
11.Agreement.
12.Consideration.
13.Capacity and Legality.
14.Genuineness of Assent.
15.The Statute of Frauds.
16.Third Party Rights.
17.Performance and Discharge.
18.Breach of Contract and Remedies.
19.E-Contracts. UNIT
4.DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL SALES AND LEASE CONTRACTS.
20.The Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts.
21.Title, Risk, and Insurable Interest.
22.Performance and Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts.
23.Warranties and Product Liability. UNIT
5.NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS.
24.The Function and Creation of Negotiable Instruments.
25.Transferability and Holder in Due Course.
26.Liability, Defenses, and Discharge.
27.Checks, the Banking System, and E-Money. UNIT
6.CREDITORS' RIGHTS AND BANKRUPTCY.
28.Creditors' Rights and Remedies.
29.Secured Transactions.
30.Bankruptcy Law. UNIT
7.AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT.
31.Agency Formation and Duties.
32.Liability to Third Parties and Termination.
33.Employment and Labor Law.
34.Employment Discrimination. UNIT
8.BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS.
35.Sole Proprietorships and Franchises.
36.Partnerships and Limited Liability Partnerships.
37.Limited Liability Companies and Special Business Forms.
38.Corporations-Formation and Financing.
39.Corporations-Directors, Officers, and Shareholders.
40.Corporations-Merger, Consolidation, and Termination.
41.Corporations-Securities Law and Corporate Governance.
42.Law for Small Business. UNIT
9.GOVERNMENT REGULATION.
43.Administrative Law.
44.Consumer Law.
45.Environmental Law.
46.Antitrust Law. UNIT
10.PROPERTY.
47.Personal Property and Bailments.
48.Real Property and Landlord-Tenant Relationships. UNIT
11.SPECIAL TOPICS.
49.Insurance.
50.Wills, Trusts, and Elder Law.
51.Professional Liability and Accountability.
52.International Law. Appendices.

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