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Summary

A true landmark in legal education, Anderson's Business Law and the Legal Environment has long guided learners to a practical understanding of business law.

Table of Contents

Preface xxiv
About the Authors viii
PART 1 The Legal and Social Environment of Business
1(242)
The Nature and Sources of Law
2(9)
Nature of Law and Legal Rights
3(1)
Legal Rights
3(1)
Individual Rights
3(1)
The Right of Privacy
3(2)
Ethics & The Law
5(1)
Privacy and Technology
6(1)
Sources of Law
6(1)
Uniform State Laws
7(1)
Classifications of Law
7(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
8(3)
The Court System and Dispute Resolution
11(21)
The Court System
12(1)
The Types of Courts
13(1)
The Federal Court System
13(3)
State Court Systems
16(1)
Court Procedure
17(1)
Participants in the Court System
17(1)
Which Law Applies---Conflicts of Law
18(1)
Initial Steps in a Lawsuit
18(2)
The Trial
20(1)
Ethics & The Law
21(2)
Thinking Things Through
22(1)
Posttrial Procedures
23(1)
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
24(1)
Arbitration
24(3)
Mediation
27(1)
MedArb
27(1)
Reference to a Third Person
27(1)
Association Tribunals
27(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
27(1)
Summary Jury Trial
28(1)
Rent-a-Judge
28(1)
Minitrial
28(1)
Judicial Triage
29(1)
Contract Provisions
29(1)
Disposition of Complaints and Ombudsmen
29(3)
Business Ethics, Social Forces, and the Law
32(29)
What Is Business Ethics?
33(1)
The Law as the Standard for Business Ethics
33(1)
The Notion of Universal Standards for Business Ethics
34(1)
The Standard of Situational Business Ethics or Moral Relativism
34(1)
Ethics & the Law
35(1)
The Business Stakeholder Standard of Behavior
35(2)
Ethics & the Law
37(1)
Ethics & the Law
37(1)
Why Is Business Ethics Important?
38(1)
The Importance of Trust
38(1)
Business Ethics and Financial Performance
38(1)
Ethics & the Law
39(2)
Thinking Things Through
39(2)
The Importance of a Good Reputation
41(1)
Business Ethics and Business Regulation: Public Policy, Law, and Ethics
41(5)
How to Recognize and Resolve Ethical Dilemmas
46(1)
Categories of Ethical Behavior
47(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
48(1)
Ethics & the Law
49(1)
Ethics & the Law
50(1)
Resolving Ethical Dilemmas
50(1)
Ethics & the Law
51(1)
Ethics & The Law
52(1)
Ethics & the Law
53(1)
Ethics & The Law
54(1)
Ethics & the Law
55(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
56(5)
The Constitution as the Foundation of the Legal Environment
61(19)
The U.S. Constitution and the Federal System
62(1)
What a Constitution Is
62(1)
The Branches of Government
63(1)
The U.S. Constitution and the States
63(1)
Delegated and Shared Powers
64(1)
Other Powers
64(1)
Federal Supremacy
64(1)
Interpreting and Amending the Constitution
65(1)
Conflicting Theories
65(1)
Amending the Constitution
66(1)
The Living Constitution
67(1)
Federal Powers
67(1)
The Power to Regulate Commerce
67(1)
The Financial Powers
68(3)
Constitutional Limitations on Government
71(1)
Due Process
71(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
71(1)
Equal Protection of the Law
72(1)
Privileges and Immunities
73(1)
Protection of the Person
73(2)
The Bill of Rights and Business as a Person
75(5)
Thinking Things Through
75(5)
Government Regulation of Competition and Prices
80(15)
Power to Regulate Business
81(1)
Regulation, Free Enterprise, and Deregulation
81(1)
Regulation of Production, Distribution, and Financing
82(1)
Regulation of Unfair Competition
82(1)
Regulation of Markets and Competition
82(1)
Regulation of Prices
82(3)
Thinking Things Through
84(1)
Ethics & the Law
85(1)
Prevention of Monopolies and Combinations
85(4)
Power to Protect Business
89(1)
Thinking Things Through
90(1)
Remedies for Anticompetitive Behavior
90(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
91(4)
Administrative Agencies
95(20)
Nature of the Administrative Agency
96(1)
Purpose of Administrative Agencies
96(1)
Uniqueness of Administrative Agencies
97(1)
Open Operation of Administrative Agencies
97(2)
Legislative Power of the Agency
99(1)
Agency's Regulations as Law
99(1)
Agency Adoption of Regulations
100(1)
Executive Power of the Agency
101(1)
Enforcement or Execution of the Law
102(1)
Constitutional Limitations on Administrative Investigation
102(2)
Thinking Things Through
103(1)
Ethics & The Law
104(1)
Thinking Things Through
105(1)
Judicial Power of the Agency
105(1)
The Agency as a Specialized Court
105(2)
Ethics & the Law
107(1)
Punishment and Enforcement Powers of Agencies
107(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
108(1)
Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies
108(1)
Appeal from Administrative Action and Finality of Administrative Determination
108(4)
Liability of the Agency
112(3)
The Legal Environment of International Trade
115(24)
General Principles
116(1)
The Legal Background
116(2)
International Trade Organizations, Conferences, and Treaties
118(3)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
121(1)
Forms of Business Organizations
122(2)
Governmental Regulation
124(1)
Export Regulations
124(1)
Protection of Intellectual Property Rights
125(1)
Antitrust
126(3)
Securities Regulation in an International Environment
129(1)
Barriers to Trade
130(1)
Relief Mechanisms for Economic Injury Caused by Foreign Trade
131(2)
Expropriation
133(1)
Government-Assisted Export Programs
133(1)
Ethics & The Law
134(1)
The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
135(4)
Crimes
139(35)
General Principles
140(1)
Nature and Classification of Crimes
141(1)
Basis of Criminal Liability
141(1)
Responsibility for Criminal Acts
141(5)
Thinking Things Through
145(1)
Thinking Things Through
146(1)
Indemnification of Crime Victims
146(2)
White-Collar Crimes
148(1)
Conspiracies
148(1)
Crimes Related to Production, Competition, and Marketing
148(1)
Money Laundering
149(1)
Ethics & The Law
150(1)
Racketeering
150(1)
Bribery
151(1)
Commercial Bribery
151(1)
Ethics & the Law
152(1)
Extortion and Blackmail
152(1)
Corrupt Influence
153(1)
Counterfeiting
153(1)
Forgery
153(1)
Perjury
154(1)
False Claims and Pretenses
154(1)
Bad Checks
155(1)
Credit Card Crimes
155(1)
Embezzlement
156(1)
Obstruction of Justice: Sarbanes-Oxley
156(1)
Corporate Fraud: Sarbanes-Oxley
156(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
157(1)
The Common Law Crimes
157(6)
Thinking Things Through
158(5)
Criminal Law and the Computer
163(1)
What Is a Computer Crime?
163(1)
The Computer as Victim
163(1)
Unauthorized Use of Computers
164(1)
Computer Raiding
164(1)
Diverted Delivery by Computer
164(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
165(1)
Economic Espionage by Computer
165(1)
Electronic Fund Transfer Crimes
166(1)
Circumventing Copyright Protection Devices via Computer
166(1)
Spamming
166(1)
Criminal Procedure Rights for Businesses
167(1)
Fourth Amendment Rights for Businesses
167(1)
Fifth Amendment Self-Incrimination Rights for Businesses
168(1)
Due Process Rights for Businesses
169(5)
Torts
174(21)
General Principles
175(1)
What Is a Tort?
175(1)
Tort and Crime Distinguished
176(1)
The Types of Torts
176(1)
Intentional Torts
177(1)
False Imprisonment
177(1)
Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress
178(1)
Invasion of Privacy
178(2)
Thinking Things Through
179(1)
Defamation
180(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
180(2)
Product Disparagement
182(1)
Wrongful Interference with Contracts
182(1)
Spoliation of Evidence
183(1)
Trespass
183(1)
Ethics & the Law
184(1)
Negligence
184(1)
Elements of Negligence
184(3)
Defenses to Negligence
187(1)
Liability for Negligence
188(1)
Strict Liability
189(1)
What Is Strict Liability?
190(1)
Imposing Strict Liability
190(1)
Tort Reform
190(5)
Thinking Things Through
191(4)
Intellectual Property Rights and the Internet
195(25)
Trademarks and Service Marks
196(1)
Introduction
196(1)
Registrable Marks
197(2)
Trade Dress Protection
199(1)
Limited Lanham Act Protection of Product Design
200(1)
Injunction against Improper Use of Mark
200(1)
Abandonment of Exclusive Right to Mark
201(1)
Prevention of Dilution of Famous Marks
201(1)
Internet Domain Names and Trademark Rights
202(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
203(1)
Copyrights
204(1)
Duration of Copyright
204(1)
Copyright Notice
205(1)
What Is Copyrightable?
206(1)
Copyright Ownership and the Internet
206(1)
Rights of Copyright Holders
206(1)
Limitation on Exclusive Character of Copyright
207(1)
Digital Millennium Copyright Act
208(1)
Patents
208(1)
Types, Duration, and Notice
208(1)
Patentability and Exclusive Rights
209(1)
Patentable Internet Business Methods
210(1)
Secret Business Information
211(1)
Trade Secrets
211(1)
Loss of Protection
211(1)
Defensive Measures
212(1)
Criminal Sanctions
212(1)
Protection of Computer Software and Mask Works
212(1)
Copyright Protection of Computer Programs
212(1)
Patent Protection of Programs
213(1)
Trade Secrets
213(1)
Restrictive Licensing
213(1)
Semiconductor Chip Protection
214(1)
Ethics & the Law
215(5)
Cyberlaw
220(23)
Introduction to Cyberlaw
221(1)
What Is Cyberlaw?
221(2)
What Are the Issues in Cyberlaw?
223(1)
Tort Issues in Cyberspace
223(1)
Privacy Issues in Cyberlaw
223(4)
Thinking Things Through
226(1)
Ethics & the Law
227(1)
Appropriation in Cyberspace
228(1)
Defamation in Cyberspace
229(1)
Contract Issues in Cyberspace
230(1)
Formation of Contracts in Cyberspace
230(1)
Misrepresentation and Fraud in Cyberspace
231(1)
Intellectual Property Issues in Cyberspace
232(2)
Criminal Law Issues in Cyberspace
234(1)
Nature and Types of Cyberspace Crimes
234(1)
Criminal Procedure and Rights in Cyberspace
235(1)
Constitutional Restraints and Protections in Cyberspace
235(1)
First Amendment Rights in Cyberspace
236(1)
Commerce Clause Issues in Cyberspace
236(1)
Due Process Issues in Cyberspace
237(1)
Securities Law Issues in Cyberspace
238(1)
Ethics & the Law
238(5)
PART 2 CONTRACTS
243(158)
Nature and Classes of Contracts: Contracting on the Internet
244(14)
Nature of Contracts
245(1)
Definition of a Contract
245(1)
Elements of a Contract
246(1)
Subject Matter of Contracts
246(1)
Parties to a Contract
246(1)
How a Contract Arises
247(1)
Intent to Make a Binding Agreement
247(1)
Freedom of Contract
247(1)
Classes of Contracts
247(1)
Formal and Informal Contracts
247(1)
Express and Implied Contracts
248(1)
Valid and Voidable Contracts and Void Agreements
248(1)
Executed and Executory Contracts
249(1)
Bilateral and Unilateral Contracts
249(2)
Quasi Contracts
251(3)
Thinking Things Through
253(1)
Contracting on the Internet
254(4)
Formation of Contracts: Offer and Acceptance
258(20)
Requirements of an Offer
259(1)
Contractual Intention
259(1)
Definiteness
260(5)
Thinking Things Through
261(4)
Communication of Offer to Offeree
265(1)
Termination of Offer
265(1)
Revocation of Offer by Offeror
266(1)
Counteroffer by Offeree
267(1)
Rejection of Offer by Offeree
267(1)
Lapse of Time
267(1)
Death or Disability of Either Party
268(1)
Subsequent Illegality
268(1)
Acceptance of Offer
268(1)
What Constitutes an Acceptance?
268(1)
Privilege of Offeree
268(1)
Effect of Acceptance
268(1)
Nature of Acceptance
269(1)
Who May Accept?
269(1)
Manner and Time of Acceptance
270(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
270(2)
Communication of Acceptance
272(2)
Auction Sales
274(1)
Ethics & the Law
274(4)
Capacity and Genuine Assent
278(20)
Contractual Capacity
279(1)
Contractual Capacity Defined
279(1)
Minors
280(3)
Mentally Incompetent Persons
283(1)
Intoxicated Persons
284(1)
Ethics & The Law
285(1)
Mistake
285(1)
Unilateral Mistake
285(2)
Mutual Mistake
287(1)
Mistake in the Transcription or Printing of the Contract: Reformation
287(1)
Deception
288(1)
Intentional Misrepresentation
288(1)
Fraud
288(3)
Nondisclosure
291(1)
Pressure
292(1)
Undue Influence
292(1)
Duress
293(5)
Consideration
298(14)
General Principles
299(1)
Consideration Defined and Explained
299(1)
Gifts
300(1)
Adequacy of Consideration
300(1)
Forbearance as Consideration
301(1)
Illusory Promises
302(1)
Third Parties
303(1)
Special Situations
303(1)
Preexisting Legal Obligation
303(2)
Past Consideration
305(1)
Moral Obligation
306(1)
Ethics & the Law
306(1)
Exceptions to the Laws of Consideration
306(1)
Exceptions to Consideration
307(5)
Legality and Public Policy
312(15)
General Principles
313(1)
Effect of Illegality
313(1)
Exceptions to Effect of Illegality
314(1)
Partial Illegality
314(1)
Crimes and Civil Wrongs
315(1)
Good Faith and Fairness
315(1)
Unconscionable Clauses
315(2)
Agreements Affecting Public Welfare
317(1)
Agreements Contrary to Public Policy
317(2)
Thinking Things Through
318(1)
Gambling, Wagers, and Lotteries
319(1)
Regulation of Business
319(1)
Effect of Violation
319(1)
Statutory Regulation of Contracts
320(1)
Licensed Callings or Dealings
320(1)
Contracts in Restraint of Trade
320(1)
Agreements Not to Compete
320(2)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
322(1)
Ethics & the Law
322(1)
Usurious Agreements
323(4)
Thinking Things Through
323(4)
Writing, Electronic Forms, and Interpretation of Contracts
327(21)
Statute of Frauds
328(1)
Validity of Oral Contracts
328(1)
Contracts That Must Be Evidenced by a Writing
329(4)
Note or Memorandum
333(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
334(2)
Effect of Noncompliance
336(1)
Parol Evidence Rule
337(1)
Exclusion of Parol Evidence
337(1)
When the Parol Evidence Rule Does Not Apply
338(1)
Rules of Construction and Interpretation
339(1)
Intention of the Parties
339(1)
Ethics & The Law
340(1)
Whole Contract
341(1)
Contradictory and Ambiguous Terms
341(2)
Implied Terms
343(1)
Conduct and Custom
343(1)
Avoidance of Hardship
344(4)
Third Persons and Contracts
348(16)
Third-Party Beneficiary Contracts
349(1)
Definition
349(1)
Modification or Termination of Intended Third-Party Beneficiary Contract
350(1)
Limitations on Intended Third-Party Beneficiary
351(1)
Incidental Beneficiaries
351(1)
Ethics & The Law
352(1)
Assignments
352(1)
Definitions
352(1)
Form of Assignment
353(1)
Notice of Assignment
353(1)
Assignment of Right to Money
354(2)
Nonassignable Rights
356(1)
Rights of Assignee
356(1)
Continuing Liability of Assignor
357(1)
Liability of Assignee
357(1)
Warranties of Assignor
358(1)
Delegation of Duties
359(5)
Discharge of Contracts
364(18)
Conditions Relating to Performance
365(1)
Classifications of Conditions
365(1)
Ethics & the Law
366(1)
Discharge by Performance
367(1)
Normal Discharge of Contracts
367(1)
Nature of Performance
367(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
368(1)
Time of Performance
368(2)
Adequacy of Performance
370(2)
Discharge by Action of Parties
372(1)
Discharge by Unilateral Action
372(1)
Discharge by Agreement
372(1)
Discharge by External Causes
373(1)
Discharge by Impossibility
373(2)
Developing Doctrines
375(2)
Temporary Impossibility
377(1)
Discharge by Operation of Law
378(4)
Breach of Contract and Remedies
382(19)
What Constitutes a Breach of Contract?
383(1)
Definition of Breach
383(1)
Anticipatory Breach
383(2)
Ethics & The Law
385(1)
Waiver of Breach
386(1)
Cure of Breach by Waiver
386(1)
Existence and Scope of Waiver
386(1)
Reservation of Rights
387(1)
Remedies for Breach of Contract
388(1)
Remedies upon Anticipatory Repudiation
388(1)
Remedies in General and the Measure of Damages
388(1)
Monetary Damages
388(3)
Rescission
391(1)
Action for Specific Performance
391(1)
Action for an Injunction
392(1)
Reformation of Contract by a Court
392(2)
Contract Provisions Affecting Remedies and Damages
394(1)
Limitation of Remedies
394(1)
Liquidated Damages
394(1)
Limitation of Liability Clauses
395(6)
PART 3 SALES AND LEASES OF GOODS
401(150)
Personal Property and Bailments
402(19)
Personal Property
403(1)
Personal Property in Context
403(1)
Title to Personal Property
404(1)
Gifts
404(5)
Finding of Lost Property
409(1)
Occupation of Personal Property
409(1)
Escheat
410(1)
Multiple Ownership of Personal Property
411(2)
Community Property
413(1)
Bailments
413(1)
Definition
413(1)
Elements of Bailment
413(1)
Nature of the Parties' Interests
414(1)
Classification of Ordinary Bailments
414(1)
Renting of Space Distinguished
415(1)
Duties and Rights of the Bailee
415(1)
Breach of Duty of Care: Burden of Proof
416(1)
Liability for Defects in Bailed Property
417(1)
Contract Modification of Liability
417(4)
Legal Aspects of Supply Chain Management
421(19)
Warehousers
422(1)
Definitions
422(1)
Rights and Duties of Warehousers
422(1)
Warehouse Receipts
423(1)
Rights of Holders of Warehouse Receipts
423(2)
Field Warehousing
425(1)
Limitation of Liability of Warehouser
426(1)
Common Carriers
427(1)
Definitions
427(1)
Bills of Lading
427(2)
Rights of Common Carrier
429(1)
Duties of Common Carrier
429(1)
Liabilities of Common Carrier
430(2)
Ethics & the Law
432(1)
Factors and Consignments
433(1)
Definitions
433(1)
Effect of Factor Transaction
433(1)
Hotelkeepers
433(1)
Definitions
433(1)
Duration of Guest Relationship
434(1)
Hotelkeeper's Liability for Guest's Property
434(1)
Hotelkeeper's Lien
435(1)
Boarders or Lodgers
435(5)
Nature and Form of Sales
440(28)
Nature and Legality
442(1)
Subject Matter of Sales
442(1)
Sale Distinguished from Other Transactions
442(2)
Formation of Sales Contracts
444(6)
Terms in the Formed Contract
450(3)
Bulk Transfers
453(1)
Form of Sales Contract
453(1)
Amount
453(1)
Nature of the Writing Required
453(2)
Effect of Noncompliance
455(1)
Exceptions to Requirement of a Writing
455(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
456(2)
Thinking Things Through
457(1)
Noncode Requirements
458(1)
Ethics & the Law
458(1)
Bill of Sale
459(1)
Uniform Law for International Sales
459(1)
Scope of the CISG
459(1)
Irrevocable Offers
459(1)
Statute of Frauds
460(1)
The Mirror-Image Rule Returns under CISG
460(1)
Leases of Goods
460(1)
Types of Leases
461(1)
Form of Lease Contract
461(1)
Warranties
461(2)
Irrevocable Promises: Commercial Finance Leases
463(1)
Default
463(5)
Title and Risk of Loss
468(21)
Types of Potential Problems and Transactions
470(1)
Damage to Goods
470(1)
Creditors' Claims
470(1)
Insurance
470(1)
Determining Rights: Identification of Goods
470(1)
Existing Goods
471(1)
Future Goods
471(1)
Fungible Goods
471(1)
Effect of Identification
471(1)
Determining Rights: Passage of Title
472(1)
Passage of Title Using Documents of Title
472(1)
Passage of Title in Nonshipment Contracts
473(1)
Passage of Title in Warehouse Arrangements
473(1)
Passage of Title in Bailments and Other Forms of Possession
473(2)
Delivery and Shipment Terms
475(1)
Passage of Title in Shipment Contracts
476(2)
Determining Rights: Risk of Loss
478(1)
Risk of Loss in Nonshipment Contracts
478(1)
Risk of Loss in Shipment Contracts
479(1)
Damage to or Destruction of Goods
479(1)
Effect of Seller's Breach in Risk of Loss
480(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
481(1)
Determining Rights: Special Situations
481(1)
Returnable Goods Transactions
481(2)
Consignments and Factors
483(1)
Self-Service Stores
483(1)
Auction Sales
484(5)
Product Liability: Warranties and Torts
489(25)
General Principles
490(1)
Theories of Liability
490(1)
Nature of Harm
491(1)
Who Is Liable in Product Liability
491(2)
Express Warranties
493(1)
Definition of Express Warranty
493(1)
Form of Express Warranty
494(1)
Time of Making Express Warranty
494(1)
Seller's Opinion or Statement of Value
494(1)
Warranty of Conformity to Description, Sample, or Model
495(1)
Federal Regulation of Express Warranties
495(1)
Effect of Breach of Express Warranty
496(1)
Implied Warranties
496(1)
Definition of Implied Warranty
497(1)
Implied Warranties of Sellers
497(1)
Additional Implied Warranties of Merchant Sellers
498(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
499(1)
Implied Warranties in Particular Sales
500(1)
Necessity of Defect
501(1)
Warranties in the International Sale of Goods
502(1)
Disclaimer of Warranties
502(1)
Validity of Disclaimer
502(2)
Particular Language for Disclaimers
504(1)
Exclusion of Warranties by Examination of Goods
504(1)
Postsale Disclaimer
504(1)
Other Theories of Product Liability
504(1)
Negligence
505(1)
Fraud
505(1)
Strict Tort Liability
506(1)
Cumulative Theories of Liability
507(1)
Ethics & the Law
508(6)
Thinking Things Through
509(5)
Obligations and Performance
514(17)
General Principles
515(1)
Obligation of Good Faith
515(1)
Time Requirements of Obligations
515(1)
Repudiation of the Contract
515(1)
Adequate Assurance of Performance
516(1)
Duties of the Parties
517(1)
Seller's Duty to Deliver
517(1)
Buyer's Duty upon Receipt of Goods
518(3)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
521(1)
Buyer's Duty to Accept Goods
521(2)
Buyer's Duty to Pay
523(1)
Ethics & the Law
524(1)
When Duties Are Excused
524(1)
Ethics & The Law
525(6)
Thinking Things Through
526(5)
Remedies for Breach of Sales Contracts
531(20)
Statute of Limitations
532(1)
Time Limits for Suits under the UCC
532(1)
Time Limits for Other Suits
533(1)
Remedies of the Seller
533(1)
Seller's Lien
533(1)
Seller's Remedy of Stopping Shipment
534(1)
Resale by Seller
534(1)
Cancellation by Seller
535(1)
Seller's Action for Damages under the Market Price Formula
535(1)
Seller's Action for Lost Profits
535(1)
Other Types of Damages
535(1)
Seller's Action for the Purchase Price
536(1)
Seller's Nonsale Remedies
536(1)
Remedies of the Buyer
536(1)
Rejection of Improper Tender
536(1)
Revocation of Acceptance
537(1)
Buyer's Action for Damages for Nondelivery---Market Price Recovery
537(1)
Buyer's Action for Damages for Nondelivery---Cover Price Recovery
538(1)
Other Types of Damages
538(1)
Action for Breach of Warranty
539(1)
Cancellation by Buyer
540(1)
Buyer's Resale of Goods
540(1)
Action for Specific Performance
541(1)
Nonsale Remedies of the Buyer
541(1)
Contract Provisions on Remedies
541(1)
Limitation of Damages
542(1)
Ethics & the Law
543(1)
Down Payments and Deposits
544(1)
Limitation of Remedies
544(1)
Thinking Things Through
544(1)
Waiver of Defenses
545(1)
Preservation of Defenses
545(1)
Remedies in the International Sale of Goods
545(1)
Remedies of the Seller
545(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
545(1)
Remedies of the Buyer
546(5)
PART 4 NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS
551(84)
Kinds of Instruments, Parties, and Negotiability
552(17)
Types of Negotiable Instruments and Parties
553(1)
Definition
553(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
554(1)
Kinds of Instruments
554(1)
Parties to Instruments
555(1)
Negotiability
556(1)
Definition of Negotiability
557(1)
Requirements of Negotiability
557(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
557(2)
Ethics & the Law
559(5)
Factors Not Affecting Negotiability
564(1)
Ambiguous Language
564(1)
Statute of Limitations
564(5)
Transfers of Negotiable Instruments and Warranties of Parties
569(20)
Transfer of Negotiable Instruments
570(1)
Effect of Transfer
570(1)
Definition of Negotiation
571(1)
How Negotiation Occurs: The Order or Bearer Character of an Instrument
571(1)
How Negotiation Occurs: Bearer Instruments
571(2)
How Negotiation Occurs: Order Instruments
573(1)
Blank Indorsement
573(1)
Special Indorsement
574(1)
Qualified Indorsement
574(1)
Restrictive Indorsement
575(1)
Correction of Name by Indorsement
576(1)
Bank Indorsement
576(1)
Multiple Payees and Indorsements
576(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
577(1)
Agent or Officer Indorsement
578(1)
Missing Indorsement
578(1)
Thinking Things Through
579(1)
Problems in Negotiation of Instruments
579(1)
Forged and Unauthorized Indorsements
579(1)
Quasi Forgeries: The Imposter Rule
579(2)
Ethics & The Law
581(1)
Effect of Incapacity or Misconduct on Negotiation
582(1)
Lost Instruments
582(1)
Warranties in Negotiation
583(1)
Warranties of Unqualified Indorser
583(1)
Warranties of Other Parties
584(5)
Liability of the Parties Under Negotiable Instruments
589(19)
Parties to Negotiable Instruments: Rights and Liabilities
590(1)
Types of Parties
590(1)
Ordinary Holders and Assignees
591(1)
The Holder-in-Due-Course Protections
591(5)
Ethics & the Law
596(1)
Defenses to Payment of a Negotiable Instrument
597(1)
Classification of Defenses
597(1)
Defenses against Assignee or Ordinary Holder
597(1)
Limited Defenses Not Available against a Holder in Due Course
597(1)
Universal Defenses Available against All Holders
598(4)
Thinking Things Through
600(2)
Denial of Holder-in-Due-Course Protection
602(1)
Liability Issues: How Payment Rights Arise and Defenses are Used
603(1)
The Role of Parties and Liability
603(1)
Attaching Liability of the Primary Parties: Presentment
603(1)
Dishonor and Notice of Dishonor
603(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
604(4)
Checks and Funds Transfers
608(27)
Checks
610(1)
Nature of a Check
610(2)
Certified Checks
612(1)
Presentment for Obtaining Payment on a Check
612(2)
Dishonor of a Check
614(1)
The Customer-Bank Relationship
614(2)
Stopping Payment of a Check
616(1)
Wrongful Dishonor of a Check
617(1)
Agency Status of Collecting Bank
618(1)
Bank's Duty of Care
618(1)
Liability of a Bank
619(1)
Premature Payment of a Postdated Check
619(1)
Payment over a Stop Payment Order
619(1)
Payment on a Forged Signature of Drawer
620(1)
Payment on a Forged or Missing Indorsement
620(1)
Alteration of a Check
621(1)
Unauthorized Collection of a Check
621(1)
Time Limitations
622(1)
Consumer Funds Transfers
623(1)
Electronic Funds Transfer Act
623(1)
Kinds of Electronic Funds Transfer Systems
623(1)
Consumer Liability
624(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
625(1)
Funds Transfers
625(1)
What Law Governs?
626(1)
Characteristics of Funds Transfers
626(1)
Pattern of Funds Transfers
626(1)
Scope of UCC Article 4A
626(1)
Ethics & the Law
627(1)
Definitions
627(1)
Form of Payment Order
628(1)
Manner of Transmitting Payment Order
628(1)
Security Procedure
628(1)
Regulation by Agreement and Funds Transfer System Rules
629(1)
Acceptance of Payment Order
629(1)
Reimbursement of the Bank
630(1)
Refund on Noncompletion of Transfer
630(1)
Error in Funds Transfer
630(1)
Liability for Loss
631(4)
PART 5 Debtor-Creditor Relationships
635(114)
Nature of the Debtor-Creditor Relationship
636(17)
Creation of the Credit Relationship
637(1)
Suretyship and Guaranty
637(1)
Definitions
638(1)
Indemnity Contract Distinguished
638(1)
Creation of the Relationship
638(1)
Rights of Sureties
639(1)
Thinking Things Through
640(1)
Defenses of Sureties
640(3)
Letters of Credit
643(1)
Ethics & The Law
644(1)
Definition
644(3)
Parties
647(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
648(1)
Duration
648(1)
Form
648(1)
Duty of Issuer
648(1)
Reimbursement of Issuer
649(4)
Consumer Protection
653(26)
General Principles
654(1)
Expansion of Protection
654(1)
Proof of Consumer Status
655(1)
Who Is Liable under Consumer Protection Statutes?
655(1)
Fault of the Business
656(1)
Consumer Fault
656(1)
Consumer Remedies
656(2)
Civil and Criminal Penalties
658(1)
Areas of Consumer Protection
659(1)
Advertising
659(1)
Seals of Approval
660(1)
Labeling
660(1)
Selling Methods
661(3)
The Consumer Contract
664(1)
Ethics & the Law
665(1)
Credit Cards
666(1)
Payments
667(1)
Preservation of Consumer Defenses
667(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
668(1)
Product Safety
668(1)
Credit, Collection, and Billing Methods
668(3)
Thinking Things Through
671(1)
Protection of Credit Standing and Reputation
671(2)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
673(1)
New Consumer Protections
674(5)
Secured Transactions in Personal Property
679(26)
Creation of Secured Transactions
680(1)
Definitions
681(1)
Creation of a Security Interest
681(2)
Purchase Money Security Interest
683(1)
The Nature and Classification of Collateral
683(2)
Perfection of Secured Transactions
685(1)
Perfection by Creditor's Possession
685(1)
Perfection for Consumer Goods
685(1)
Perfection for Health Care Insurance Receivables
685(1)
Automatic Perfection
686(1)
Temporary Perfection
686(1)
Perfection by Control
686(1)
Perfection for Motor Vehicles
686(1)
Perfection by Filing a Financing Statement
687(3)
Loss of Perfection
690(1)
Rights of Parties Before Default
691(1)
Status of Creditor before Default
691(1)
Status of Debtor before Default
691(1)
Statement of Account
691(1)
Termination Statements
691(1)
Correction Statements
692(1)
Priorities
692(1)
Unsecured Party versus Unsecured Party
692(1)
Secured Party versus Unsecured Party
692(1)
Secured Party versus Secured Party
693(1)
Perfected Secured Party versus Secured Party
693(1)
Perfected Secured Party versus Perfected Secured Party
693(2)
Secured Party versus Buyer of Collateral from Debtor
695(2)
Rights of Parties After Default
697(1)
Creditor's Possession and Disposition of Collateral
697(1)
Creditor's Retention of Collateral
698(1)
Thinking Things Through
699(1)
Ethics & the Law
699(1)
Debtor's Right of Redemption
699(1)
Disposition of Collateral
700(1)
Postdisposition Accounting
700(5)
Bankruptcy
705(23)
Bankruptcy Law
706(1)
The Federal Law
706(1)
Kinds of Bankruptcy Proceedings
707(1)
How Bankruptcy Is Declared
707(1)
Declaration of Voluntary Bankruptcy
707(1)
Declaration of Involuntary Bankruptcy
708(1)
Automatic Stay
708(1)
If the Creditors Are Wrong: Rights of Debtor in an Involuntary Bankruptcy
709(1)
Administration of the Bankruptcy Estate
709(1)
The Order of Relief
710(1)
List of Creditors
710(1)
Ethics & the Law
711(1)
Trustee in Bankruptcy
712(1)
The Bankrupt's Estate
712(1)
Voidable Transfers
713(1)
Proof of Claim
714(1)
Priority of Claims
714(1)
Debtor's Duties and Exemptions
715(1)
Debtor's Duties
715(1)
Debtor's Exemptions
716(1)
Debtor's Protection against Discrimination
716(1)
Discharge in Bankruptcy
716(1)
Denial of Discharge
717(4)
Reorganization Plans under Chapter 11
721(1)
Contents of the Plan
721(1)
Confirmation of the Plan
721(1)
Payment Plans under Chapter 13
721(1)
Contents of the Plan
722(1)
Confirmation of the Plan
722(1)
Discharge of the Debtor
722(6)
Thinking Things Through
722(6)
Insurance
728(21)
The Insurance Contract
729(1)
The Parties
729(1)
Insurable Interest
729(2)
The Contract
731(1)
Antilapse and Cancellation Statutes and Provisions
731(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
732(1)
Modification of Contract
732(1)
Interpretation of Contract
732(1)
Ethics & the Law
733(1)
Burden of Proof
734(1)
Insurer Bad Faith
734(1)
Time Limitations on Insured
735(1)
Subrogation of Insurer
735(1)
Ethics & the Law
736(1)
Kinds of Insurance
737(1)
Business Liability Insurance
737(2)
Marine Insurance
739(1)
Fire and Homeowners Insurance
740(1)
Automobile Insurance
741(1)
Life Insurance
742(7)
PART 6 AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT
749(100)
Agency
750(23)
Nature of the Agency Relationship
751(1)
Definitions and Distinctions
752(2)
Classification of Agents
754(1)
Agency Coupled with an Interest
754(1)
Creating the Agency
754(1)
Authorization by Appointment
754(1)
Authorization by Conduct
755(1)
Agency by Ratification
755(1)
Proving the Agency Relationship
756(1)
Agent's Authority
757(1)
Scope of Agent's Authority
757(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
758(1)
Effect of Proper Exercise of Authority
759(1)
Duty to Ascertain Extent of Agent's Authority
759(1)
Limitations on Agent's Authority
759(1)
Ethics & the Law
760(1)
Duties and Liabilities of Principal and Agent
761(1)
Duties and Liabilities of Agent during Agency
761(2)
Duties and Liabilities of Agent after Termination of Agency
763(1)
Duties and Liabilities of Principal to Agent
763(2)
Termination of Agency
765(1)
Termination by Act of Parties
765(1)
Termination by Operation of Law
765(1)
Disability of the Principal under the UDPAA
766(1)
Termination of Agency Coupled with an Interest
767(1)
Protection of Agent from Termination of Authority
767(1)
Effect of Termination of Authority
767(6)
Third Persons in Agency
773(20)
Liability of Agent to Third Person
774(1)
Action of Authorized Agent of Disclosed Principal
774(1)
Unauthorized Action
775(1)
Disclosure of Principal
775(2)
Assumption of Liability
777(1)
Execution of Contract
777(1)
Torts and Crimes
778(1)
Ethics & the Law
778(1)
Liability of Principal to Third Person
779(1)
Agent's Contracts
779(1)
Payment to Agent
780(1)
Agent's Statements
781(1)
Agent's Knowledge
781(1)
Liability of Principal for Torts and Crimes of Agent
781(1)
Vicarious Liability for Torts and Crimes
781(2)
Negligent Hiring and Retention of Employees
783(3)
Negligent Supervision and Training
786(1)
Agent's Crimes
786(1)
Owner's Liability for Acts of an Independent Contractor
786(2)
Enforcement of Claim by Third Person
788(1)
Transactions with Sales Personnel
788(1)
Soliciting and Contracting Agents
789(4)
Regulation of Employment
793(33)
The Employment Relationship
795(1)
Characteristics of Relationship
795(1)
Creation of Employment Relationship
795(1)
Duration and Termination of Employment Contract
796(2)
Duties of the Employee
798(1)
Rights of the Employee
798(1)
Ethics & the Law
799(2)
Labor Relations Laws
801(1)
The National Labor Relations Act
801(1)
National Labor Relations Board
801(2)
Election Conduct
803(1)
Union Activity on Private Property
803(1)
Ethics & The Law
804(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
805(1)
Firing Employees for Union Activity
805(2)
Duty of Employer to Bargain Collectively
807(1)
Right to Work
807(1)
Strike and Picketing Activity
807(1)
Regulation of Internal Union Affairs
808(1)
Pension Plans and Federal Regulation
809(1)
Erisa
809(2)
Unemployment Benefits, Family Leaves, and Social Security
811(1)
Unemployment Compensation
811(1)
Family and Medical Leaves of Absence
812(1)
Social Security
813(1)
Employees' Health and Safety
813(1)
Standards
813(1)
Thinking Things Through
814(1)
Employer Duties
814(1)
Enforcement
814(2)
State ``Right-to-Know'' Legislation
816(1)
Compensation for Employees' Injuries
816(1)
Common Law Status of Employer
816(1)
Statutory Changes
816(2)
Employee Privacy
818(1)
Source of Privacy Rights
818(1)
Monitoring Employee Telephone Conversations
818(1)
E-Mail Monitoring
819(1)
Property Searches
819(1)
Drug and Alcohol Testing
820(1)
Employer-Related Immigration Laws
820(1)
Employer Liability
820(1)
Employer Verification and Special Hiring Programs
820(6)
Thinking Things Through
821(5)
Equal Employment Opportunity Law
826(23)
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as Amended
827(1)
Theories of Discrimination
827(1)
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
828(1)
Protected Classes and Exceptions
829(1)
Race and Color
829(2)
Religion
831(1)
Sex
832(1)
Sexual Harassment
832(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
833(2)
National Origin
835(1)
Title VII Exceptions
835(2)
Affirmative Action and Reverse Discrimination
837(1)
Ethics & the Law
838(1)
Other Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Laws
839(1)
Equal Pay
839(1)
Age Discrimination
839(1)
Discrimination against Persons with Disabilities
840(5)
Thinking Things Through
844(1)
Extraterritorial Employment
845(4)
PART 7 Business Organizations
849(170)
Types of Business Organizations
850(15)
Principal Forms of Business Organizations
851(1)
Individual Proprietorships
851(1)
Partnerships, LLPs, and LLCs
851(1)
Corporations
852(1)
Specialized Forms of Organizations
853(1)
Joint Ventures
853(1)
Unincorporated Associations
853(1)
Cooperatives
854(1)
The Franchise Business Format
855(1)
Definition and Types of Franchises
855(1)
The Franchise Agreement
856(1)
Special Protections under Federal Laws
857(1)
Disclosure
858(1)
Vicarious Liability Claims against Franchisors
859(6)
Thinking Things Through
860(5)
Partnerships
865(27)
Nature and Creation
866(1)
Definition
867(1)
Characteristics of a Partnership
867(1)
Rights of Partners
868(1)
Partnership Agreement
868(1)
Ethics & The Law
868(3)
Determining the Existence of a Partnership
871(2)
Partners as to Third Persons
873(1)
Partnership Property
874(1)
Tenancy in Partnership
874(1)
Assignment of a Partner's Interest
874(1)
Authority of Partners
875(1)
Authority of Majority of Partners
875(1)
Express Authority of Individual Partners
876(1)
Customary Authority of Individual Partners
876(1)
Limitations on Authority
877(1)
Prohibited Transactions
877(2)
Duties, Rights, and Liabilities of Partners
879(1)
Duties of Partners
879(1)
Rights of Partners as Owners
880(1)
Liability of Partners and Partnership
881(1)
Enforcement and Satisfaction of Creditors' Claims
882(1)
Dissolution and Termination
883(1)
Effect of Dissolution
883(1)
Dissolution by Act of the Parties
883(1)
Dissolution by Operation of Law
884(1)
Dissolution by Decree of Court
884(1)
Application under the RUPA
884(1)
Notice of Dissolution
885(1)
Winding Up Partnership Affairs
886(1)
Distribution of Assets
886(1)
Continuation of Partnership Business
887(5)
LPs, LLCs, and LLPs
892(15)
The Arrival of Partnership Limited Liability
893(1)
Limited Partnerships
893(1)
Formation of Limited Partnerships
893(1)
Characteristics of Limited Partnerships
894(2)
Limited Liability Companies
896(1)
Characteristics of LLCs
896(6)
LLCs and Other Entities
902(1)
Limited Liability Partnerships
902(1)
Extent of Limited Liability
902(1)
Registration and Usage
903(1)
Ethics & The Law
903(4)
Corporation Formation
907(20)
Nature and Classes
908(1)
The Corporation as a Person
908(1)
Classifications of Corporations
909(1)
Corporations and Governments
910(1)
Corporate Powers
911(1)
Particular Powers
911(2)
Ultra Vires Acts
913(1)
Creation and Termination of the Corporation
914(1)
Promoters
914(1)
Incorporation
915(1)
Application for Incorporation
915(1)
The Certificate of Incorporation
915(1)
Proper and Defective Incorporation
916(1)
Insolvency, Bankruptcy, and Reorganization
917(1)
Forfeiture of Charter
917(1)
Judicial Dissolution
918(1)
Consolidations, Mergers, and Conglomerates
919(1)
Definitions
919(2)
Legality
921(1)
Liability of Successor Corporations
921(1)
Ethics & The Law
922(5)
Shareholder Rights in Corporations
927(23)
Corporate Stocks and Bonds
928(1)
Nature of Stock
928(1)
Certificates of Stock and Uncertificated Shares
929(1)
Kinds of Stock
929(1)
Characteristics of Bonds
930(1)
Terms and Control
930(1)
Acquisition of Shares
931(1)
Nature of Acquisition
931(1)
Statute of Frauds
931(1)
Subscription
931(1)
Transfer of Shares
932(1)
Mechanics of Transfer
933(1)
Effect of Transfer
933(2)
Lost, Destroyed, and Stolen Share Certificates
935(1)
Rights of Shareholders
935(1)
Ownership Rights
935(1)
Right to Vote
936(1)
Preemptive Offer of Shares
937(1)
Inspection of Books
937(2)
Dividends
939(1)
Capital Distribution
940(1)
Shareholders' Actions
940(2)
Thinking Things Through
941(1)
Liability of Shareholders
942(1)
Limited Liability
942(1)
Ignoring the Corporate Entity
942(2)
Other Exceptions to Limited Liability
944(1)
The Professional Corporation
945(5)
Securities Regulation
950(25)
State Regulation
951(1)
State Blue Sky Laws
951(1)
National Securities Markets Improvement Act
951(1)
Federal Regulation
952(1)
Federal Laws Regulating the Securities Industry
952(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
953(1)
Definition of Security
953(2)
Thinking Things Through
954(1)
Securities Act of 1933
955(4)
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
959(5)
Trading on Insider Information
964(3)
Disclosure of Ownership and Short-Swing Profits
967(1)
Tender Offers
967(1)
Regulation of Accountants and Attorneys by the SEC
968(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
969(1)
Industry Self-Regulation
969(1)
Arbitration of Securities Disputes
969(6)
Accountants' Liability and Malpractice
975(23)
General Principles of Accountants' Liability
976(1)
What Constitutes Malpractice?
976(2)
Choice of Remedy
978(1)
The Environment of Accountants' Malpractice Liability
978(1)
Limitation of Liability
979(1)
Accountants' Liability to Third Parties: Beyond Privity
980(1)
Status of the Accountant
980(1)
Conflicting Theories of Accountants' Third-Party Liability
980(4)
Nonliability Parties
984(2)
Ethics & the Law
986(1)
Defenses to Accountants' Liability: Contributory and Comparative Negligence of the Client or Third Party
986(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
987(1)
Thinking Things Through
988(1)
Accountants' Fraud Malpractice Liability to Third Persons
988(1)
Ethics & the Law
989(2)
Sarbanes-Oxley Auditor and Accounting-Related Provisions
991(1)
Auditor Independence
991(2)
Audit Committees
993(1)
Records Retention
993(5)
Management of Corporations
998(21)
Shareholders
999(1)
Extent of Management Control by Shareholders
999(1)
Meetings of Shareholders
999(1)
Action without Meeting
1000(1)
Directors
1000(1)
Qualifications
1001(1)
Powers of Directors
1001(1)
Conflict of Interest
1001(2)
Meetings of Directors
1003(1)
Liability of Directors
1003(3)
Officers, Agents, and Employees
1006(1)
Powers of Officers
1006(1)
Liability Relating to Fiduciary Duties
1007(2)
Agents and Employees
1009(1)
Liability
1009(1)
Liability of Management to Third Persons
1009(1)
Criminal Liability
1009(1)
Ethics & The Law
1010(2)
Indemnification of Officers, Directors, Employees, and Agents
1012(1)
Thinking Things Through
1012(1)
Liability for Corporate Debts
1013(1)
Protection of Shareholders
1013(1)
Civil Liability of the Corporation
1013(6)
PART 8 Real Property and Estates
1019(1)
Real Property
1020(22)
Nature of Real Property
1022(1)
Land
1022(1)
Easements
1022(2)
Thinking Things Through
1023(1)
Profits
1024(1)
Licenses
1024(1)
Liens
1024(1)
Fixtures
1024(2)
Nature and Form of Real Property Ownership
1026(1)
Fee Simple Estate
1027(1)
Life Estate
1027(1)
Future Interests
1027(1)
Liability to Third Persons for Condition of Real Property
1027(1)
Common Law Rule
1027(1)
Modern Changes
1028(1)
Ethics & the Law
1029(1)
Co-Ownership of Real Property
1029(1)
Multiple Ownership
1029(1)
Condominiums
1029(1)
Transfer of Real Property by Deed
1030(1)
Definitions
1030(1)
e-Commerce and Cyberlaw
1031(1)
Classification of Deeds
1031(1)
Execution of Deeds
1031(1)
Delivery and Acceptance of Deeds
1031(2)
Recording of Deeds
1033(1)
Additional Protection of Buyers
1034(1)
Grantor's Warranties
1034(1)
Grantee's Covenants
1035(1)
Other Methods of Transferring Real Property
1035(1)
Eminent Domain
1035(1)
Adverse Possession
1035(1)
Mortgages
1036(1)
Characteristics of a Mortgage
1036(1)
Property Subject to Mortgage
1036(1)
Form of Mortgage
1036(1)
Creative Forms of Financing
1036(1)
Recording or Filing of Mortgage
1037(1)
Responsibilities of the Parties
1037(1)
Transfer of Interest
1037(1)
Rights of Mortgagee after Default
1038(1)
Right of Mortgagor after Default
1038(4)
Environmental Law and Land Use Controls
1042(18)
Statutory Environmental Law
1043(1)
Air Pollution Regulation
1043(1)
Water Pollution Regulation
1044(1)
Solid Waste Disposal Regulation
1045(1)
Environmental Quality Regulation
1046(1)
Other Environmental Regulations
1047(1)
Thinking Things Through
1048(1)
State Environmental Regulation
1048(1)
Enforcement of Environmental Laws
1049(1)
Parties Responsible for Enforcement
1049(1)
Criminal Penalties
1049(1)
Civil Remedies
1049(1)
Private Remedies: Nuisance
1050(2)
Private Remedies: Due Diligence
1052(1)
Land Use Controls
1053(1)
Restrictive Covenants in Private Contracts
1053(1)
Public Zoning
1054(2)
Thinking Things Through
1055(1)
Ethics & the Law
1056(4)
Leases
1060(18)
Creation and Termination
1061(1)
Definition and Nature
1061(1)
Creation of the Lease Relationship
1062(1)
Classification of Tenancies
1062(1)
Termination of Lease
1063(1)
Notice of Termination
1064(1)
Renewal of Lease
1064(1)
Rights and Duties of Parties
1064(1)
Possession
1064(2)
Use of Premises
1066(1)
Rent
1067(1)
Repairs and Condition of Premises
1067(2)
Improvements
1069(1)
Taxes and Assessments
1069(1)
Tenant's Deposit
1069(1)
Protection from Retaliation
1069(1)
Remedies of Landlord
1070(1)
Liability for Injury on Premises
1070(1)
Landlord's Liability to Tenant
1071(2)
Landlord's Liability to Third Persons
1073(1)
Tenant's Liability to Third Persons
1073(1)
Transfer of Rights
1073(1)
Transfer of Landlord's Reversionary Interest
1073(1)
Tenant's Assignment of Lease and Sublease
1073(5)
Decedents' Estates and Trusts
1078(1)
Wills
1079(1)
Definitions
1080(1)
Parties to Will
1080(1)
Testamentary Intent
1081(1)
Form
1081(1)
Modification of Will
1082(1)
Revocation of Will
1082(1)
Election to Take against the Will
1083(1)
Disinheritance
1084(1)
Special Kinds of Wills
1084(1)
Administration of Decedents' Estates
1084(1)
Definitions
1084(2)
Probate of Will
1086(1)
Will Contest
1086(1)
Ethics & the Law
1087(1)
When Administration Is Not Necessary
1088(1)
Appointment of Personal Representative
1088(1)
Proof of Claims against the Estate
1088(1)
Construction of a Will
1088(1)
Testate Distribution of an Estate
1088(1)
Intestate Distribution of an Estate
1089(2)
Trusts
1091(1)
Definitions
1092(1)
Creation of Trusts
1092(1)
Nature of Beneficiary's Interest
1093(1)
Powers of Trustee
1093(1)
Duties of Trustee
1093(1)
Remedies for Breach of Trust
1094(1)
Termination of Trust
1095
Appendices
1 How to Find the Law
1(4)
2 The Constitution of the United States
5(8)
3 Uniform Commercial Code
13(140)
4 Revised Uniform Partnership Act (excerpts)
153(8)
5 Revised Model Business Corporation Act as Amended in 1986 and 1987 (excerpts)
161(10)
6 United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (excerpts)
171
Glossary 1(1)
Case Index 1(1)
Subject Index 1


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