9780324003505

Business Law for a New Century

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324003505

  • ISBN10:

    0324003501

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/23/2000
  • Publisher: South-Western College/West
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Summary

Business Law for a New Century was written to convey the author's passion for an exciting and profoundly important discipline. This comprehensive text meets all AACSB curriculum standards and provides excellent CPA exam preparation. It is filled with the human conflict that can make a law book sparkle. Business-oriented and highly readable, it utilizes innovative, story-telling pedagogy and fascinating cases and business applications that are sure to create student interest. Witness the difference in this business law text that is authoritative and accurate yet a pleasure to read.

Table of Contents

Contents xii
Preface xxvi
UNIT 1 THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT 1(228)
Introduction to Law
2(22)
Dispute Resolution
24(29)
Common Law, Statutory Law, and Administrative Law
53(26)
Constitutional Law
79(27)
Intentional Torts and Business Torts
106(25)
Negligence and Strict Liability
131(20)
Crime
151(30)
International Law
181(27)
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
208(21)
UNIT 2 CONTRACTS 229(194)
Introduction to Contracts
230(20)
Agreement
250(22)
Consideration
272(20)
Legality
292(21)
Capacity and Consent
313(24)
Written Contracts
337(21)
Third Parties
358(19)
Performance and Discharge
377(21)
Remedies
398(25)
UNIT 3 COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS 423(230)
Introduction to Sales
424(23)
Ownership and Risk
447(22)
Warranties and Product Liability
469(27)
Performance and Remedies
496(23)
Creating a Negotiable Instrument
519(26)
Liability for Negotiable Instruments
545(24)
Liability for Negotiable Instruments: Banks and Their Customers
569(27)
Secured Transactions
596(31)
Bankruptcy
627(26)
UNIT 4 AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT LAW 653(102)
Agency: The Inside Relationship
654(21)
Agency: The Outside Relationship
675(22)
Employment Law
697(31)
Labor Law
728(27)
UNIT 5 BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS 755(182)
Starting a Business
756(24)
Life and Death of a Partnership
780(19)
Partnership in Operation
799(19)
Life and Death of a Corporation
818(22)
Corporate Management
840(20)
Shareholders
860(26)
Securities Regulation
886(29)
Accountants: Liability and Professional Responsibility
915(22)
UNIT 6 GOVERNMENT REGULATION 937(88)
Antitrust: Law and Competitive Strategy, Part I
938(18)
Antitrust: Law and Competitive Strategy, Part II
956(19)
Consumer Law
975(25)
Environmental Law
1000(25)
UNIT 7 PROPERTY 1025
Intellectual Property
1026(22)
Real Property
1048(26)
Landlord-Tenant
1074(22)
Personal Property
1096(19)
Estate Planning
1115(24)
Insurance
1139
Appendix A The Constitution of the United States A-1
Appendix B Uniform Commercial Code B-1
Glossary G-1
Answers to Practice Tests P-1
Table of Cases T-1
Index I-1

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