Business Law: Text & Cases - An Accelerated Course / Edition 14 available in Paperback
BUSINESS LAW: TEXT AND CASESAN ACCELERATED COURSE delivers a concise, authoritative treatment of business law topics typically covered in a one-semester business law course. The text also provides an ideal blend of classic black-letter law and cutting-edge coverage of contemporary issues and cases. The text's strong student orientation makes the law accessible, interesting, and relevant, and the cases, content, and features represent the latest developments in business law. An excellent assortment of included cases ranges from precedent-setting landmarks to important recent decisions. In addition, numerous features and exercises help students master the material and apply what they have learned to real-world issues. Ethical, global, e-commerce, digital, and corporate themes are integrated throughout; for example, new Digital Update features affecting the law are included throughout this edition. Specific text features that students will find valuable include: NUMBERED EXAMPLES, CASE IN POINTS, SAMPLE ANSWERS, NEW STUDENT-FRIENDLY CONCEPT SUMMARY DESIGN, and EXHIBITS.
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.
Table of Contents
UNIT I: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS. 1. Law and Legal Reasoning. 2. Business and the Constitution. 3. Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution. 4.Tort Law. 5. Criminal Law and Cyber Crime. 6. Business Ethics. UNIT II: CONTRACTS. 7. Nature and Terminology. 8. Agreement in Traditional and E-Contracts. 9. Consideration, Capacity, and Legality. 10. Defenses to Contract Enforceability. 11. Third Party Rights and Discharge. 12. Breach of Contract and Remedies. UNIT III: THE COMMERCIAL ENVIRONMENT 13. Intellectual Property Rights. 14. Internet Law, Social Media, and Privacy. 15. The Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts. 16. Performance, Breach, and Warranties of Sales and Lease Contracts. UNIT IV: AGENCY AND BUSINESS FORMS. 17. Agency Relationships in Business. 18. Small Businesses and Limited Liability Companies. 19. Corporations. Appendix A: Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code. Appendix B: Answers to the Issue Spotters. Appendix C: Sample Answers for Business Case Problems with Sample Answer.