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Business Law Today: The Esssentials / Edition 6

Business Law Today: The Esssentials / Edition 6

by Roger LeRoy Miller, Gaylord A. Jentz


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This accessible law text maintains high interest and features exceptional visual appeal. While briefer than the traditional business law text, it provides solid coverage of the core topics. To help the student understand the legal topics presented, this text utilizes summarized cases. This paperback text explicitly meets the AACSB curriculum requirements.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780324120967
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 04/01/2002
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 880
Product dimensions: 8.54(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.96(d)

About the Author

In addition to CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION, Fifth Edition, Roger LeRoy Miller is the author or coauthor of bestselling textbooks in business law and other fields. His insight and expertise into how today's students learn and retain course material has made CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION, Fifth Edition, one of the most understandable and engaging texts for the introductory students.

Dr. Jentz is the Herbert D. Kelleher Emeritus Centennial Professor in Business Law at the University of Texas at Austin Graduate School of Business. He received his B.A., M.B.A., and J.D. degrees from the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Jentz has been past President of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, the Southwestern Federation of Administrative Disciplines, the Southern Business Law Association, Phi Kappa Phi (UT Chapter), and the Texas Association of College Teachers. He is the author or co-author of six monographs and fifty-six books and editions, including West's Business Law: Text & Cases, tenth edition (2006), West's Business Law Alternate Edition, tenth edition (2007), Fundamentals of Business Law, seventh edition (2007), and two versions of Business Law Today, seventh edition (2008), plus the Comprehensive Edition (2007). He has also published in learned journals and is past editor-in-chief of the American Business Law Journal. Dr. Jentz has given advanced purchasing seminars throughout the United States and previously taught over the years at five regional and graduate banking schools. Dr. Jentz is the recipient of sixteen teaching, academic, and service excellence awards, including the CBA Foundation Award for Excellence in Education, the CBA Foundation Advisory Council DistinguishedScholastic Contributions Award, the Academy of Legal Studies in Business Faculty Excellence Award, the Western States School of Banking Leadership Award, the James C. Scarboro Memorial Award for Outstanding Leadership in Banking Education, The University of Texas "Civitatis" Award, and the induction into the Texas Business School (McCombs School of Business) "CBA Hall of Fame."

Table of Contents

1. The Historical and Constitutional Foundations 2. Ethics and Social Responsibility 3. Traditional and Online Dispute Resolution 4. Torts, Intellectual Property and Internet Law 5. Criminal Law 6. Contracts: Nature, Classification, Agreement, and Consideration 7. Contracts: Capacity, Legality, Assent, and Form 8. Contracts: Third Party Rights, Discharge, Breach, and Remedies 9. Sales and Leases: Formation, Title, and Risk 10. Sales and Leases: Performance and Breach 11. Warranties, Product Liability, and Consumer Law 12. E-Contracts 13. Negotiable Instruments 14. Secured Transactions, Creditors' Rights, and Bankruptcy 15. The Entrepreneur's Options 16. Corporations 17. Financing, Investor Protection, and Online Securities Offerings 18. Agency and Employment 19. Employment Discrimination 20. Antitrust Law 21. Real Property and Environmental Law 22. Personal Property, Bailments, and Insurance 23. International Law in a Global Economy

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