ISBN-10:
1337374539
ISBN-13:
9781337374538
Pub. Date:
01/01/2017
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Bundle: Business Law: Text and Cases, Loose-Leaf Version, 14th + LMS Integrated MindTap Business Law, 1 term (6 months) Printed Access Card / Edition 14

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ISBN-13: 9781337374538
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/01/2017
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Roger LeRoy Miller studied at the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Chicago. He has been on the staff of a number of universities, including the University of Washington, Clemson University, and the University of Miami School of Law, where he taught, among other subjects, intellectual property and entertainment law. He has published in the Insurance Counsel Journal, Defense Research, California Trial Lawyers Journal, Antitrust Bulletin, Wisconsin Law Review, and Connecticut Law Review. He has authored or co-authored numerous leading textbooks, including BUSINESS LAW: TEXT AND CASES, THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS: TEXT AND CASES, BUSINESS LAW TODAY, FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS LAW, and THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY.


Frank B. Cross is the Herbert D. Kelleher Centennial Professor of Business Law at The University of Texas at Austin Law School, where his research centers on judicial decision-making, the economics of law and litigation, and traditional policy and doctrinal issues in administrative law. He has written several books as well as pieces for the Yale Law Journal, Columbia Law Review, University of Chicago Law Review, New York University Law Review, Texas Law Review, Virginia Law Review, Cornell Law Review, Georgetown Law Journal, Northwestern Law Review, and UCLA Law Review. A former president of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Professor Cross received his B.A. from the University of Kansas and J.D. from Harvard Law School.

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 and Internet Law. 9. Criminal Law and Cyber Crime. Unit 3: CONTRACTS AND E-CONTRACTS. 10. Nature and Terminology. 11. Agreement. 12. Consideration. 13. Capacity and Legality. 14. Mistakes, Fraud, and Voluntary Consent. 15. The Statute of Frauds--The Writing Requirement. 16. Third Party Rights. 17. Performance and Discharge. 18. Breach of Contract and Remedies. 19. E-Contracts and E-Signatures. 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 and Banking in the Digital Age. 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 and Trusts. 51. Professional Liability and Accountability. 52. International Law in a Global Economy. Appendices.

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