ISBN-10:
0314140808
ISBN-13:
9780314140807
Pub. Date:
06/01/1997
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Smith and Roberson's Business Law / Edition 10

Smith and Roberson's Business Law / Edition 10

by Richard A. Mann, Barry S. Roberts
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ISBN-13: 9780314140807
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 06/01/1997
Series: Business Law Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Product dimensions: 8.87(w) x 10.32(h) x 2.43(d)

About the Author


Richard A. Mann, J.D., received a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a J.D. from Yale Law School. He is Professor of Business Law Emeritus at the Kenan-Flagler School of Business, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and is past president of the Southeastern Regional Business Law Association. Professor Mann is a member of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in American Law and the North Carolina Bar (inactive). He has written extensively, covering a number of legal topics, including bankruptcy, sales, secured transactions, real property, insurance law and business associations. Professor Mann has received the American Business Law Journal's award both for the best article and for the best comment and has served as a reviewer and staff editor for the publication. He is a coauthor of SMITH & ROBERSON'S BUSINESS LAW, BUSINESS LAW AND THE REGULATION OF BUSINESS, ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS LAW AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT and CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS LAW.


Barry S. Roberts, J.D., LL.M., received a B.S. in Business Administration from Pennsylvania State University, a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School. He served as a judicial clerk for the Pennsylvania Supreme Court prior to practicing law in Pittsburgh. Professor Roberts is Professor Emeritus of Business Law at the Kenan-Flagler School of Business, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and is a member of Who's Who in American Law and the North Carolina and Pennsylvania Bars (inactive). He has written numerous articles on such topics as antitrust, products liability, constitutional law, banking law, employment law and business associations. Professor Roberts has been a reviewer and staff editor for the American Business Law Journal. He is a coauthor of SMITH & ROBERSON'S BUSINESS LAW, BUSINESS LAW AND THE REGULATION OF BUSINESS, ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS LAW AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT and CONTEMPORARY BUSINESS LAW.

Table of Contents

Prefacexiv
Table of Casesxvii
Table of Illustrationsxxi
Part 1The Legal Environment of Business1
1Introduction to Law2
2Business Ethics and the Social Responsibility of Business13
3Legal Process25
4Constitutional Law50
5Administrative Law73
6Criminal Law85
7Intentional Torts100
8Negligence and Strict Liability120
Part 2Contracts143
9Introduction to Contacts144
10Mutual Assent158
11Conduct Invalidating Assent176
12Consideration193
13Illegal Bargains209
14Contractual Capacity223
15Contracts in Writing235
16Third Parties to Contracts255
17Performance, Breach, and Discharge271
18Contract Remedies286
Part 3Agency305
19Relationship of Principal and Agent306
20Relationship with Third Parties327
Part 4Sales349
21Introduction to Sales and Leases350
22Performance372
23Transfer of Title and Risk of Loss391
24Products Liability: Warranties and Strict Liability in Tort409
25Sales Remedies435
Part 5Negotiable Instruments457
26Form and Content458
27Transfer473
28Holder in Due Course489
29Liability of Parties509
30Bank Deposits, Collections, and Funds Transfers526
Part 6Unincorporated Business Associations547
31Formation and Dissolution of General Partnerships548
32Operation of General Partnerships577
33Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies595
Part 7Corporations615
34Nature, Formation, and Powers616
35Financial Structure640
36Management Structure660
37Fundamental Changes689
Part 8Debtor and Creditor Relations705
38Secured Transactions and Suretyship706
39Bankruptcy737
Part 9Regulation of Business759
40Protection of Intellectual Property760
41Antitrust780
42Consumer Protection802
43Employment Law823
44Securities Regulation851
45Accountants' Legal Liability881
46Environmental Law892
47International Business Law911
48CyberLaw927
Part 10Property951
49Introduction to Property and Property Insurance952
50Bailments and Documents of Title969
51Interests in Real Property984
52Transfer and Control of Real Property1003
53Trusts and Decedents' Estates1020
Appendices1
Appendix AThe Constitution of the United States of America2
Appendix BUniform Commercial Code (Selected Provisions)9
Appendix CUniform Partnership Act93
Appendix DRevised Uniform Partnership Act (Selected Provisions)99
Appendix ERevised Model Business Corporation Act108
Appendix FDictionary of Legal Terms139
Index159

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