Business Law Today, Comprehensive / Edition 6 available in Hardcover
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- Cengage Learning
This new edition of a text on business law includes new statutes, regulations, and added emphasis on cases, as well as the most recent developments in cyberlaw. The 44 chapters also contain sections on landmarks in the law, applications, ways the law has been applied or interpreted, ethical issues, international perspectives, and practical issues facing management. Includes an online research guide. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
|Edition description:||Sixth Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.90(w) x 11.90(h) x 2.30(d)|
About the Author
Roger LeRoy Miller has served on the faculty of several universities, including the University of Washington, Clemson University, and the University of Miami School of Law. As a professor, he has taught intellectual property law and entertainment law, among other subjects. A widely published and respected author, his work has appeared in the Insurance Counsel Journal, Defense Research, California Trial Lawyers Journal, Antitrust Bulletin, Wisconsin Law Review, and Connecticut Law Review. Professor Miller completed his studies at the University of California at Berkeley and University of Chicago.
Table of Contents
UNIT 1: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS. 1. The Legal Environment. 2. Constitutional Law. 3. Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution. 4. Tort Law. 5. Product Liability. 6. Intellectual Property Rights. 7. Internet Law, Social Media, and Privacy. 8. Criminal Law and Cyber Crime. 9. Business Ethics. UNIT 2: CONTRACTS AND E-CONTRACTS. 10. Nature and Classification. 11. Agreement. 12. Consideration. 13. Capacity and Legality. 14. Voluntary Consent. 15. The Statute of Frauds--Writing Requirement. 16. Performance and Discharge. 17. Breach and Remedies. 18. Third Party Rights. 19. International Law in a Global Economy. UNIT 3: COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS. 20. The Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts. 21. Title and Risk of Loss. 22. Performance and Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts. 23. Negotiable Instruments. 24. Banking in the Digital Age. 25. Security Interests and Creditors' Rights. 26. Bankruptcy. UNIT 4: AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT LAW. 27. Agency Relationships in Business. 28. Employment, Immigration, and Labor Law. 29. Employment Discrimination. UNIT 5: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS. 30. Sole Proprietorships and Franchises. 31. All Forms of Partnership. 32. Limited Liability Companies and Special Business Forms. 33. Corporate Formation and Financing. 34. Corporate Directors, Officers, and Shareholders. 35. Corporate Mergers, Takeovers, and Termination. 36. Investor Protection, Insider Trading, and Corporate Governance. UNIT 6: GOVERNMENT REGULATION. 37. Administrative Law. 38. Antitrust Law and Promoting Competition. 39. Consumer Law and Environmental Law. 40. Liability of Accountants and Other Professionals. Unit 7: Property and Its Protection. 41. Personal Property and Bailments. 42. Real Property and Landlord-Tenant Law. 43. Insurance, Wills, and Trusts. APPENDICES. A. How to Brief Cases and Analyze Case Problems. B. The Constitution of the United States. C. The Uniform Commercial Code (Excerpts). D. Answers to the Issue Spotters. E. Answers to the Even-Numbered Learning Objectives Check Questions. F. Sample Answers for Business Case Problems with Sample Answer. G. Case Excerpts for Case Analysis Questions.