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Cengage Advantage Books: Business Law: Text and Exercises / Edition 8

Cengage Advantage Books: Business Law: Text and Exercises / Edition 8

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ISBN-13: 9781305509603
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/01/2016
Series: MindTap Course List Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(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.

William E. Hollowell is a member of Minnesota State Bar, Florida State Bar, and United States Supreme Court Bar.

Table of Contents

UNIT I: THE LAW AND OUR LEGAL SYSTEM. 1. Introduction to the Law and Our Legal System. 2. Ethics in Business. 3. The Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution. 4. Constitutional Law. 5. Tort Law. 6. Intellectual Property. 7. Internet Law, Social Media, and Privacy. 8. Criminal Law and Cyber Crime. UNIT II: CONTRACTS. 9. Introduction to Contracts. 10. Offer and Acceptance. 11. Consideration. 12. Capacity. 13. The Legality of Agreements. 14. Voluntary Consent. 15. Written Contracts. 16. Third Party Rights. 17. Contract Discharge and Remedies. UNIT III: 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 IV: NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS. 23. The Essentials of Negotiability. 24. Transferability and Liability. 25. Checks and Banking in the Digital Age. UNIT V: AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT. 26. Agency. 27. Employment, Immigration, and Labor Law. 28. Employment Discrimination. UNIT VI: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS. 29. Sole Proprietorships, Partnerships, and Limited Liability Companies. 30. Formation and Termination of a Corporation. 31. Management and Ownership of a Corporation. UNIT VII: CREDIT AND RISK. 32. Secured Transactions. 33. Creditors' Rights and Remedies. 34. Bankruptcy. 35. Insurance. UNIT VIII: PROPERTY. 36. Personal Property and Bailments. 37. Real Property. 38. Landlord and Tenant Law. 39. Wills and Trusts. UNIT NINE: SPECIAL TOPICS. 40. Administrative Law. 41. Antitrust Law. 42. International Law. Appendix A: The Constitution of the United States. Appendix B: Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code. Appendix C: Answers to the Issue Spotters.

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