Legal Environment of Business: Text and Cases: Ethical, Regulatory, Global, and E-Commerce Issues / Edition 7by Frank B. Cross
Pub. Date: 05/08/2008
Publisher: Cengage Learning
LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS is the #1 text for this course--setting the standard by delivering comprehensive, authoritative, and cutting-edge coverage in an interesting and accessible format. Its recipe for success includes the same "black letter law" flavor as its #1 Business Law counterpart Business Law by Clarkson, Miller, Jentz, and Cross, but with a more
LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS is the #1 text for this course--setting the standard by delivering comprehensive, authoritative, and cutting-edge coverage in an interesting and accessible format. Its recipe for success includes the same "black letter law" flavor as its #1 Business Law counterpart Business Law by Clarkson, Miller, Jentz, and Cross, but with a more specific focus on current topics like ethics, government regulation, and administrative law. The cases, content, and features of the exciting new 7th edition have been meticulously and thoroughly updated, representing the latest developments. An excellent assortment of cases ranges from precedent-setting landmarks to recent decisions. Ethical, global, and e-commerce themes are integrated throughout, and numerous critical thinking exercises challenge students to apply what they've learned to real-world issues. The text also offers an unmatched range of support materials -- including innovative online teaching and learning resources. It's no wonder that LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS is used by more colleges and universities than any other business law text.
Table of Contents
Unit 1: THE FOUNDATIONS. 1. Business and Its Legal Environment. 2. The Court System. 3. Alternative and Online Dispute Resolution. 4. Ethics and Business Decision Making. UNIT 2: THE PUBLIC AND INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENT. 5. Constitutional Law. 6. Administrative Law. 7. Criminal Law and Cyber Crime. 8. International Law in a Global Economy. UNIT 3: THE COMMERCIAL ENVIRONMENT. 9. Contract Formation. 10. Contract Performance, Breach, and Remedies. 11. Sales, Leases, and E-Contracts. 12. Torts and Cyber Torts. 13. Strict Liability and Product Liability. 14. Intellectual Property and Internet Law. 15. Creditor-Debtor Relations and Bankruptcy. UNIT 4: THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT. 16. Sole Proprietorships, Franchises, and Partnerships. 17. Limited Liability Companies and Limited Partnerships. 18. Corporations. UNIT 5: THE EMPLOYMENT ENVIRONMENT. 19 Agency. 20. Employment Relationships. 21. Employment Discrimination. 22. Immigration and Labor Law. UNIT 6: THE REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT. 23. Consumer Protection. 24. Environmental Law. 25. Land-Use Control and Real Property. 26. Antitrust and Monopoly. 27. Antitrust and Restraint of Trade. 28. Investor Protection and Corporate Governance. Appendices.
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