Business Law / Edition 5

Business Law / Edition 5

by Roger LeRoy Miller
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Business Law / Edition 5

Concise, straightforward, and student-friendly, BUSINESS LAW: TEXT AND EXERCISES captures basic business law in a practical manner. As part of the Cengage Advantage book collection, this paperback book is one of the most cost-effective and efficient choices for a business law survey course. The Sixth Edition is specifically designed to help readers master the legal concepts and doctrines presented, and to give experience in applying basic legal principles to common business situations. Hypothetical examples are used for illustration rather than real court cases. With this proven formula for success, BUSINESS LAW: TEXT AND EXERCISES continues to be the most approachable and practical text for the course.

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ISBN-13: 9780324640953
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/28/2006
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 1
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Roger LeRoy Miller has served on the staff of 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. A proven author, Miller has published in the INSURANCE COUNSEL JOURNAL, DEFENSE RESEARCH, CALIFORNIA TRIAL LAWYERS JOURNAL, ANTITRUST BULLETIN, WISCONSIN LAW REVIEW, and CONNECTICUT LAW REVIEW. He also has authored or co-authored numerous textbooks, including BUSINESS LAW: TEXT & CASES--LEGAL, ETHICAL, GLOBAL, AND E-COMMERCE ENVIRONMENT; THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT: TEXT & CASES--ETHICAL, REGULATORY, GLOBAL, AND E-COMMERCE ISSUES; BUSINESS LAW TODAY; and THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY. Miller studied at the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Chicago.

Table of Contents

Unit 1: THE LAW AND OUR LEGAL SYSTEM. 1. Introduction to the Law and Our Legal System. 2. Ethics. 3. The Role of Courts in Our Legal System. 4. Constitutional Law. 5. Torts and Cyber Torts. 6. Intellectual Property. 7. Criminal Law. Unit 2: CONTRACTS. 8. Introduction to Contracts. 9. Offer and Acceptance. 10. Consideration. 11. Capacity. 12. The Legality of Agreements. 13. Mistakes and Other Contract Defects. 14. Written Contracts. 15. Third Party Rights. 16. Contract Discharge and Remedies. 17. E-Contracts. Unit 3: SALES AND LEASES. 18. Introduction to Sales and Lease Contracts. 19. Title and Risk of Loss. 20. Performance and Breach. 21. Warranties and Product Liability. 22. Consumer Protection. Unit 4: NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS. 23. The Essentials of Negotiability. 24. Transferability and Liability. 25. Checks, the Banking System, and E-Money. Unit 5: AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT. 26. Agency. 27. Employment Law. 28. Discrimination and Labor Law. Unit 6: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS. 29. Sole Proprietorships, Partnerships, and Limited Liability Companies. 30. Formation and Termination of a Corporation. 31. Ownership and Management of a Corporation. Unit 7: CREDIT AND RISK 32. Secured Transactions. 33. Creditors' Rights and Remedies. 34. Bankruptcy. 35. Insurance. Unit 8: PROPERTY. 36. Personal Property and Bailments. 37. Real Property. 38. Landlord and Tenant. 39. Wills and Trusts. Unit 9: SPECIAL TOPICS. 40. Administrative Law. 41. Antitrust. 42. International Law.

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