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Study Guide for Miller/Jentz's Business Law Today: Comprehensive, 7th / Edition 7

Study Guide for Miller/Jentz's Business Law Today: Comprehensive, 7th / Edition 7

by Roger LeRoy Miller, Gaylord A. Jentz


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ISBN-13: 9780324377248
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/06/2006
Edition description: Study Guid
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Roger LeRoy Miller has served on the faculty of several respected 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.

Gaylord A. Jentz was the Herbert D. Kelleher Emeritus Centennial Professor in Business Law at the University of Texas at Austin Graduate School of Business. He received his B.A., M.B.A., and J.D. degrees from the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Jentz was a past president of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, the Southwestern Federation of Administrative Disciplines, the Southern Business Law Association, Phi Kappa Phi (UT Chapter), and the Texas Association of College Teachers. He was the author or coauthor of six monographs and 56 books and editions, including WEST'S BUSINESS LAW: TEXT & CASES, Tenth Edition; FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS LAW, Seventh Edition; and several versions of BUSINESS LAW TODAY. He also published in several learned journals and was past editor-in-chief of the American Business Law Journal. Dr. Jentz gave advanced purchasing seminars throughout the United States and taught at five regional and graduate banking schools. He was the recipient of 16 teaching, academic, and service excellence awards, including the CBA Foundation Award for Excellence in Education, the CBA Foundation Advisory Council Distinguished Scholastic Contributions Award, the Academy of Legal Studies in Business Faculty Excellence Award, the Western States School of Banking Leadership Award, the James C. Scarboro Memorial Award for Outstanding Leadership in Banking Education, and The University of Texas "Civitatis" Award. He was also inducted into the Texas Business School (McCombs School of Business) "CBA Hall of Fame."

Table of Contents

Preface     vii
The Legal Environment of Business
The Legal Environment     1
Constitutional Law     7
Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution     13
Torts and Cyber Torts     21
Intellectual Property     29
Criminal Law and Cyber Crimes     37
Ethics and Business Decision Making     47
Nature and Classification     55
Agreement     61
Consideration     67
Capacity and Legality     73
Genuineness of Assent     81
The Statute of Frauds     87
Performance and Discharge     93
Breach and Remedies     99
Third Party Rights     105
E-Contracts     111
Sales and Lease Contracts
The Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts     119
Title and Risk of Loss     129
Performance and Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts     137
Warranties and Product Liability     147
Negotiable Instruments
Negotiability and Transferability     157
Rights and Liabilities of Parties     165
Checks, the Banking System, and E-Money     175
Debtor-Creditor Relationships
Secured Transactions     187
Other Creditors' Remedies and Suretyship     195
Bankruptcy     201
Business Organizations
Agency Relationships in Business     213
Sole Proprietorships and Franchises     221
Partnerships     227
Limited Liability Companies and Special Business Forms     237
Corporate Formation and Financing     243
Corporate Directors, Officers, and Shareholders     251
Corporate Acquisitions, Takeovers, and Termination     259
Investor Protection and Corporate Governance     267
Government Regulation
Administrative Law     279
Antitrust Law     285
Consumer Law     293
Environmental Law     299
Employment and Labor Law     307
Employment Discrimination     315
Liability of Accountants and Other Professionals     323
Property and Its Protection
Personal Property and Bailments     333
Real Property     341
Insurance, Wills, and Trusts     349
The International Legal Environment
International Law in a Global Economy     359
Business Law for the Uniform CPA Examination     369
Answers     A-1

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