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Cengage South-Western
Business Law for a New Century / Edition 2

Business Law for a New Century / Edition 2

by Susan S. Samuelson, Jeffrey F. Beatty


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ISBN-13: 9780324003505
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 02/28/2000
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 1392
Product dimensions: 8.89(w) x 11.29(h) x 1.82(d)

Table of Contents

UNIT I: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT. 1. Introduction to Law. 2. Dispute Resolution. 3. Common Law, Statutory Law, and Administrative Law. 4. Constitutional Law. 5. Intentional Torts and Business Torts. 6. Negligence and Strict Liability. 7. Crime. 8. International Law. 9. Business Ethics and Social Responsibility. UNIT II: CONTRACTS. 10. Introduction to Contracts. 11. Agreement. 12. Consideration. 13. Legality. 14. Capacity and Consent. 15. Written Contracts. 16. Third Parties. 17. Performance and Discharge. 18. Remedies. UNIT III: COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS. 19. Introduction to Sales. 20. Ownership and Risk. 21. Warranties and Product Liability. 22. Performance and Remedies. 23. Creating a Negotiable Instrument. 24. Liability for Negotiable Instruments. 25. Liability for Negotiable Instruments: Banks and Their Customers. 26. Secured Transactions. 27. Bankruptcy. UNIT IV: AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT LAW. 28. Agency: The Inside Relationship. 29. Agency: The Outside Relationship. 30. Employment Law. 31. Labor Law. UNIT V: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS. 32. Starting a Business. 33. Life and Death of a Partnership. 34. Partnership in Operation. 35. Life and Death of a Corporation. 36. Corporate Management. 37. Shareholders. 38. Securities Regulation. 39. Accountants: Liability and Professional Responsibility. UNIT VI: GOVERNMENT REGULATION. 40. Antitrust: Law and Competitive Strategy, Part I. 41. Antitrust: Law and Competitive Strategy, Part II. 42. Consumer Law. 43. Environmental Law. UNIT VII: PROPERTY. 44. Intellectual Property. 45. Real Property. 46. Landlord-Tenant. 47. Personal Property. 48. Estate Planning. 49. Insurance. APPENDICES: A. TheConstitution of The United States. B. Uniform Commercial Code. GLOSSARY. ANSWERS TO PRACTICE TESTS. TABLE OF CASES. INDEX.

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