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Business Law: The Ethical, Global, and E-Commerce Environment / Edition 14

Business Law: The Ethical, Global, and E-Commerce Environment / Edition 14


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ISBN-13: 9780070167148
Publisher: Irwin/McGraw-Hill
Publication date: 03/28/2009
Pages: 1370
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 2.00(d)

About the Author

Jane P. Mallor has taught business law at Indiana University since 1976. During that time she has received many teaching awards, including the Student Alumni Council Senior Faculty Award, the Faculty Colloquium for Excellence in Teaching, and the Amoco Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching.

A. James Barnes is Dean and Professor of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University. He previously won a distinguished teaching award from Indiana University’s School of Business.

Thomas Bowers is a faculty member of Indiana University’s School of Business. He has received 10 outstanding teaching awards, and is the only two-time recipient of the Indiana University Student Choice Award for outstanding teaching.

Arlen W. Langvardt, currently Associate Professor of Business Law at Indiana University, received several teaching awards and in 1989 received the Holmes/Cardozo Award from the Academy of Legal Studies in Business.

Table of Contents

Part One Foundations of American Law

1 The Nature of Law

2 The Resolution of Private Disputes

3 Business and the Constitution

4 Business Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Corporate Governance, and Critical Thinking
Part Two Crimes and Torts

5 Crimes

6 Intentional Torts

7 Negligence and Strict Liability

8 Intellectual Property and Unfair Competition
Part Three Contracts

9 Introduction to Contracts

10 The Agreement: Offer

11 The Agreement: Acceptance

12 Consideration

13 Reality of Consent

14 Capacity to Contract

15 Illegality

16 Writing

17 Rights of Third Parties

18 Performance and Remedies
Part Four Sales

19 Formation and Terms of Sales Contracts

20 Product Liability

21 Performance of Sales Contracts

22 Remedies for Breach of Sales Contracts
Part Five Property

23 Personal Property and Bailments

24 Real Property

25 Landlord and Tenant

26 Estates and Trusts

27 Insurance Law
Part Six Credit

28 Introduction to Credit and Secured Transactions

29 Security Interests in Personal Property

30 Bankruptcy
Part Seven Commercial Paper

31 Negotiable Instruments

32 Negotiation and Holder in Due Course

33 Liability of Parties

34 Checks and Electronic Transfers
Part Eight Agency Law

35 The Agency Relationship

36 Third-Party Relations of the Principal and the Agent
Part Nine Partnerships

37 Introduction to Forms of Business and Formation of Partnerships

38 Operation of Partnerships and Related Forms

39 Partners' Dissociation and Partnerships' Dissolution and Winding Up

40 Limited Liability Companies, Limited Partnerships, and Limited Liability Limited Partnerships
Part Ten Corporations

41 History and Nature of Corporations

42 Organization and Financial Structure of Corporations

43 Management of Corporations

44 Shareholders' Rights and Liabilities

45 Securities Regulation

46 Legal and Professional Responsibilities of Auditors, Consultants, and Securities Professionals
Part Eleven Regulation of Business

47 Administrative Agencies

48 The Federal Trade Commission Act and Consumer Protection Laws

49 Antitrust: The Sherman Act

50 The Clayton Act, the Robinson–Patman Act, and Antitrust Exemptions and Immunities

51 Employment Law

52 Environmental Regulation

APPENDIX A The Constitution of the United States of America

APPENDIX B The Universal Commercial Code, Articles 2, 2A, 3, 4, 7, and 9



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