9780134728780

Business Law

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    9780134728780

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    0134728785

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2018-01-03
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

For courses in business law.


Examining business law through real cases

By teaching through real case studies and beautiful illustrations, Business Law engages readers and helps them to retain the core issues in national and international business law they will need for their careers. The 10th Edition has been updated with a wealth of new cases from the US Supreme and Federal Courts for students to investigate, as well as new examples of ethical, environmental, and international law business legal cases.


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Author Biography

Henry R. Cheeseman is professor emeritus of the Marshall School of Business of the University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, California. Cheeseman earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Marquette University, both a master’s in business administration (MBA) and a master’s in business taxation (MBT) from USC, a juris doctor (JD) degree from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law, a master’s degree with an emphasis on law and economics from the University of Chicago, and a master’s in law (LLM) degree in financial institutions law from Boston University.

 

Professor Cheeseman was director of the Legal Studies in Business Program at USC. He taught business law, legal environment, and ethics courses in both the MBA and the undergraduate programs of the Marshall School of Business of USC. At the MBA level, he developed and taught courses on corporate governance, securities regulation, mergers and acquisitions, and bankruptcy law. At the undergraduate level, he taught courses on business law, the legal environment of business, ethics, business organizations, cyber law, and intellectual property.

 

Cheeseman received the Golden Apple Teaching Award on many occasions by being voted by the students as the best professor at the Marshall School of Business of USC. He was named a fellow of the Center for Excellence in Teaching at USC by the dean of the Marshall School of Business. The USC’s Torch and Tassel Chapter of the Mortar Board, a national senior honor society, tapped Professor Cheeseman for recognition of his leadership, commitment, and excellence in teaching.


Cheeseman writes leading business law and legal environment textbooks that are published by Pearson Education, Inc. These include Business Law, Contemporary Business Law, and The Legal Environment of Business.

 

He is an avid traveler and amateur photographer. The interior photographs for this book were taken by him.

 

Table of Contents

PART I: LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS AND ONLINE COMMERCE 
1. Legal Heritage and the Digital Age
2. Courts and Jurisdiction
3. Judicial, Alternative, and E-Dispute Resolution
4. Constitutional Law for Business and E-Commerce

PART II: TORTS, CRIMES, AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
5. Intentional Torts and Negligence
6. Product and Strict Liability
7. Intellectual Property and Cyber Piracy
8. Criminal Law and Cybercrime

PART III: CONTRACTS AND E-COMMERCE
9. Nature of Traditional and E-Contracts
10. Agreement
11. Consideration and Promissory Estoppel
12. Capacity and Legality
13. Genuineness of Assent and Undue Influence
14. Statute of Frauds and Equitable Exceptions
15. Third-Party Rights and Discharge
16. Breach of Contract and Remedies
17. Digital Law and E-Commerce

PART IV: SALES AND LEASE CONTRACTS AND WARRANTIES
18. Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts
19. Title to Goods and Risk of Loss
20. Remedies for Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts
21. Warranties

PART V: NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS, BANKING, AND ELECTRONIC FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS 
22. Creation of Negotiable Instruments
23. Holder in Due Course and Transferability
24. Liability, Defenses, and Discharge
25. Banking System and Electronic Financial Transactions

PART VI: CREDIT, SECURED TRANSACTIONS, AND BANKRUPTCY
26. Credit, Real Property Financing, and Debtor’s Rights
27. Secured Transactions
28. Bankruptcy and Reorganization

PART VII: AGENCY, EMPLOYMENT, AND LABOR LAW
29. Agency Formation and Termination
30. Liability of Principals, Agents, and Independent Contractors
31. Employment, Worker Protection, and Immigration Law
32. Labor Law
33. Equal Opportunity in Employment

PART VIII: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS, CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, INVESTOR PROTECTION, AND BUSINESS ETHICS
34. Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and General Partnerships
35. Limited Partnerships and Special Partnerships
36. Corporate Formation and Financing
37. Corporate Governance and Sarbanes-Oxley Act
38. Corporate Acquisitions and Multinational Corporations
39. Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships
40. Franchise and Special Forms of Business
41. Investor Protection and E-Securities Transactions
42. Ethics and Social Responsibility of Business

PART IX: GOVERNMENT REGULATION
43. Administrative Law and Regulatory Agencies
44. Consumer Protection and Product Safety
45. Environmental Protection
46. Antitrust Law and Unfair Trade Practices

PART X: PERSONAL PROPERTY, REAL PROPERTY, AND INSURANCE
47. Personal Property and Bailment
48. Real Property
49. Landlord-Tenant Law and Land Use Regulation
50. Insurance

PART XI: ACCOUNTING PROFESSION
51. Accountants’ Duties and Liability

PART XII: PERSONAL LAW 
52. Wills, Trusts, and Estates
53. Family Law

PART XIII: GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT 
54. International and World Trade Law

Appendix A: Constitution of the United States of America

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