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Fundamentals of Business Law: Summarized Cases / Edition 8

Fundamentals of Business Law: Summarized Cases / Edition 8

by Roger LeRoy Miller, Gaylord A. Jentz
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Brief and affordable, FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS LAW: SUMMARIZED CASES, 9th Edition zeroes in on the core business law topics you need to know, including contracts and sales, in an abbreviated, paperback book. The summarized cases integrated throughout illustrate key points of law without overwhelming you with unnecessary detail. Ideal for wanting needing guidance with contracts and sales, FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS LAW: SUMMARIZED CASES, 9th Edition condenses the latest legal topics--the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, cyberlaw, health-care and financial reform, the housing crisis, and more--for quick comprehension. Helpful learning tools like boxed features, highlighted terms, learning objectives and summaries, self-testing, and review questions make FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS LAW: SUMMARIZED CASES, 9th Edition the easy-to-understand alternative to traditional Business Law books!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780324595734
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/09/2008
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 888
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Roger LeRoy Miller, Ph.D. 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. He has authored or co-authored numerous authoritative textbooks on law, including BUSINESS LAW: TEXT & CASES; BUSINESS LAW TODAY: TEXT & SUMMARIZED CASES; and THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY. Professor Miller completed his studies at the University of California at Berkeley and University of Chicago.

Table of Contents

UNIT I: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS. 1. The Legal and Constitutional Environment of Business. 2. Traditional and Online Dispute Resolution. 3. Ethics and Business Decision Making. UNIT II: TORTS AND CRIMES. 4. Torts and Cyber Torts. 5. Intellectual Property and Internet Law. 6. Criminal Law and Cyber Crime. UNIT III: CONTRACTS. 7. Nature and Classification. 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 and Remedies. UNIT IV: SALES AND LEASE CONTRACTS. 13. The Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts. 14. Performance and Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts. 15. Warranties and Product Liability. UNIT V: NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS. 16. Negotiability, Transferability, and Liability. 17. Checks and Banking in the Digital Age. UNIT VI: DEBTOR-CREDITOR RELATIONSHIPS. 18. Security Interests in Property. 19. Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy. 20. Mortgages and Foreclosures after the Recession. UNIT VII: EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS. 21. Agency Relationships. 22. Employment, Immigration, and Labor Law. UNITE VIII: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS. 23. Sole Proprietorships, Partnerships, and Limited Liability Companies. 24. Corporate Formation, Financing, and Termination. 25. Corporate Directors, Officers, and Shareholders. 26. Investor Protection, Insider Trading, and Corporate Governance. UNIT IX: Property and Its Protection. 27. Personal Property and Bailments. 28. Real Property and Landlord-Tenant Law. 29. Insurance, Wills, and Trusts. UNITE X: Special Topics. 30. Liability of Accountants and Other Professionals. 31. International Law in a Global Economy. Appendices: A. How to Brief Cases and Analyze Case Problems. B. The Constitution of the United States. C. The Uniform Commercial Code (Excerpts). D. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (Excerpts). E. Sample Answers for Select Questions with Sample Answers. F. Sample Answers for Case Problems with Sample Answers. G. Answers to the Issue Spotters.

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