Cengage Advantage Books: Business Law: Text and Exercises / Edition 8 available in Paperback
Concise, straightforward, and reader-friendly, BUSINESS LAW: TEXT AND EXERCISES, 8E captures basic business law in a practical manner that you will appreciate from the very first chapter. This easy-to-read paperback book is one of the most cost-effective and efficient choices for your business law survey course. This edition is specifically designed to help you master key legal concepts and doctrines while giving you practical experience in applying basic legal principles to common business situations. Hypothetical examples and brief summaries of real court case examples illustrate contemporary legal principles. Using a proven formula for success, BUSINESS LAW: TEXT AND EXERCISES, 8E provides the most approachable, practical presentation you will find.
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.