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Business Law Plus MyBusinessLawLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package (1-semester) / Edition 9

by Henry R. Cheeseman

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ISBN-13: 2900134528747
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 03/31/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 1056
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.50(d)

About the Author

Henry R. Cheeseman is professor emeritus of the Marshall School of Business of the University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, California.

Professor Cheeseman earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Marquette University, both a master’s in business administration (MBA) and a master’s in business taxation (MBT) from USC, a juris doctor (JD) degree from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law, a master’s degree with an emphasis on law and economics from the University of Chicago, and a master’s in law (LLM) degree in financial institutions law from Boston University.

Professor Cheeseman was director of the Legal Studies in Business Program at USC. Professor Cheeseman taught business law, legal environment, and ethics courses in both the MBA and the undergraduate programs of the Marshall School of Business of USC. At the MBA level, he developed and taught courses on corporate governance, securities regulation, mergers and acquisitions, and bankruptcy law. At the undergraduate level, he taught courses on business law, the legal environment of business, ethics, business organizations, cyber law, and intellectual property.

Professor Cheeseman received the Golden Apple Teaching Award on many occasions by being voted by the students as the best professor at the Marshall School of Business of USC. He was named a fellow of the Center for Excellence in Teaching at USC by the dean of the Marshall School of Business. The USC’s Torch and Tassel Chapter of the Mortar Board, a national senior honor society, tapped Professor Cheeseman for recognition of his leadership, commitment, and excellence in teaching.

Professor Cheeseman writes leading business law and legal environment textbooks that are published by Pearson Education, Inc. These include Business Law, Contemporary Business Law, and The Legal Environment of Business.

Professor Cheeseman is an avid traveler and amateur photographer. The interior photographs for this book were taken by Professor Cheeseman.

Table of Contents

Part I: Legal Environment of Business and Online Commerce

1. Legal Heritage and the Digital Age

2. Courts and Jurisdiction

3. Judicial, Alternative, and E-Dispute Resolution

4. Constitutional Law for Business and E-Commerce


Part II: Torts, Crimes, and Intellectual Property

5. Intentional Torts and Negligence

6. Product and Strict Liability

7. Intellectual Property and Cyber Piracy

8. Criminal Law and Cyber Crimes


Part III: Contracts and E-Commerce

9. Nature of Traditional and E-Contracts

10. Agreement

11. Consideration and Promissory Estoppel

12. Capacity and Legality

13. Genuineness of Assent and Undue Influence

14. Statute of Frauds and Equitable Exceptions

15. Third-Party Rights and Discharge

16. Breach of Contract and Remedies

17. Digital Law and E-Commerce


Part IV: Sales and Lease Contracts and Warranties

18. Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts

19. Title to Goods and Risk of Loss

10. Remedies for Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts

21. Warranties


Part V: Negotiable Instruments, Banking, and Electronic Financial Transactions

22. Creation of Negotiable Instruments

23. Holder in Due Course and Transferability

24. Liability, Defenses, and Discharge

25. Banking System and Electronic Financial Transactions


Part VI: Credit, Secured Transactions, and Bankruptcy

26. Credit, Real Property Financing, and Debtor’s Rights

27. Secured Transactions

28. Bankruptcy and Reorganization


Part VII: Agency, Employment, and Labor Law

29. Agency Formation and Termination

30. Liability of Principals, Agents, and Independent Contractors

31. Employment, Worker Protection, and Immigration Law

32. Labor Law

33. Equal Opportunity in Employment


Part VIII: Business Organizations, Corporate Governance, Investor Protection, and Business Ethics

34. Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and General Partnerships

35. Limited Partnerships and Special Partnerships

36. Corporate Formation and Financing

37. Corporate Governance and Sarbanes-Oxley Act

38. Corporate Acquisitions and Multinational Corporations

39. Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships

40. Franchise and Special Forms of Business

41. Investor Protection and E-Securities Transactions

42. Ethics and Social Responsibility of Business


Part IX: Government Regulation

43. Administrative Law and Regulatory Agencies

44. Consumer Protection and Product Safety

45. Environmental Protection

46. Antitrust Law and Unfair Trade Practices


Part X: Personal Property, Real Property, and Insurance

47. Personal Property and Bailment

48. Real Property

49. Landlord-Tenant Law and Land Use Regulation

50. Insurance


Part XI: Accounting Profession

51. Accountants’ Duties and Liability


Part XII: Personal Law

52. Wills, Trusts, and Estates

53. Family Law


Part XIII: Global Environment

54.International and World Trade Law



A The Constitution of the United States of America



Case Index

Subject Index

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