Legal Environment for a New Century / Edition 2 available in Hardcover
A focus on human conflict makes the book sparkle. No other text conveys such a passion for this exciting and profoundly important discipline. This comprehensive text meets all AACSB curriculum standards.
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About the Author
Jeffrey F. Beatty is a two-time winner of the Beckwith Prize, Boston University's highest undergraduate teaching award. His research expertise includes constitutional law, torts, contracts, and the uniform commercial code. In 1998, the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB) awarded him the Charles Hewitt Award for excellence in teaching, presented annually to one professor in the United States. The highest honor for teaching conferred by the ALSB, this award is dedicated to the communication and recognition of creative teaching practices of business law. Prior to his teaching, Professor Beatty worked for several years as a legal aid lawyer, concentrating on immigration law and general civil litigation. He also practiced in a private firm, where he concentrated on general civil litigation, including trials and appeals of tort, contract, employment, and property cases.
Professor Samuelson is a tenured full professor in the Business Policy and Law Department of the School of Management at Boston University where she has been awarded the Broderick Prize in recognition of outstanding teaching accomplishments. She teaches both law and ethics to undergraduates, graduate students, and executives. Professor Samuelson's research has focused on securities law and the management of lawyers (in both law firms and corporations). Her articles have appeared in the Boston University Law Review, the Ohio State Law Journal and the Sloan Management Review, among others. She earned both an A.B. and J.D. degree at Harvard University has practiced law in the corporate department of the law firm of Choate, Hall, and Stewart.
Table of Contents
UNIT 1: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT 1. Introduction to Law 2. Business Ethics and Social Responsibility 3. Dispute Resolution 4. Common Law, Statutory Law, and Administrative Law 5. Constitutional Law 6. Torts 7. Crime 8. International Law UNIT 2: CONTRACTS AND THE UCC 9. Introduction to Contracts 10. Conclusion to Contracts 11. Sales, Product Liability, and Negotiable Instruments 12. Secured Transactions and Bankruptcy UNIT 3: AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT 13. Agency 14. Employment Law 15. Labor Law UNIT 4: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS 16. Starting a Business 17. Corporations 18. Securities Regulation UNIT 5: GOVERNMENT REGULATION AND PROPERTY 19. Antitrust 20. Cyberlaw 21. Intellectual Property 22. Property 23. Consumer Law 24. Environmental Law