9780538470827

Business Law: Text and Cases Legal, Ethical, Global, and Corporate Environment

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    9780538470827

  • ISBN10:

    0538470828

  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 11/29/2010
  • Publisher: South-Western College/West
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Summary

Clarkson, Miller, and Cross have put together a masterpiece. Business Law: Text and Cases – Legal, Ethical, Global, and Corporate Environment, 12th Edition is a comprehensive and student-friendly textbook, delivering a well-rounded blend of “black letter law” and up-to-date coverage of contemporary issues and cases. This text is undergraduate-oriented, but it also contains traditional law school-like content to prepare pre-law students for what lies ahead. This text is particularly efficient at making the law accessible, interesting, and relevant for readers. The twelfth edition has been updated throughout, adding analysis and developments on the latest and most appropriate law cases. Case examples are labeled as “Case in Point,” making it easy to locate and refer back to. All-new “Shifting Legal Priorities” features engage students, while encouraging critical thinking and illustrating how the law is constantly evolving. Business Law: Text and Cases is currently used by more colleges and universities than any other business law text. Roger LeRoy Miller is the lead author of this text, using his law experience and superb writing skills to create the ultimate law book. Miller is excellent at keeping the book interesting for students, while keeping the text as current as possible. Frank B. Cross coauthored Business Law, adding his diverse experience in law, publishing and teaching. Cross has written many peer-reviewed journals and several books which are widely published.

Table of Contents

The Legal Environment Of Business
Introduction to Law and Legal Reasoning
Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Court Procedures
Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business
Ethics and Business Decision Making
Torts And Crimes
Intentional Torts and Privacy
Negligence and Strict Liability
Intellectual Property and Internet Law
Criminal Law and Cyber Crime
Contracts And E-Contracts
Nature and Terminology
Agreement in Traditional and E-Contracts
Consideration
Capacity and Legality
Mistakes, Fraud, and Voluntary Consent
The Statute of Frauds--Writing Requirement and Electronic Records
Third Party Rights
Performance and Discharge in Traditional and E-Contracts
Breach of Contract and Remedies
Domestic And International Sales And Lease Contracts
The Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts
Title, Risk, and Insurable Interest
Performance and Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts
Warranties and Product Liability
International Law in a Global Economy
Negotiable Instruments
The Function and Creation of Negotiable Instruments
Transferability and Holder in Due Course
Liability, Defenses, and Discharge
Checks and Banking in the Digital Age
Creditors' Rights And Bankruptcy
Creditors' Rights and Remedies
Secured Transactions
Bankruptcy Law
Mortgages and Foreclosures after the Recession
Agency And Employment
Agency Formation and Duties
Agent's Liability to Third Parties and Termination
Employment, Immigration, and Labor Law
Employment Discrimination
Business Organizations
Sole Proprietorships and Franchises
Partnerships and Limited Liability Partnerships
Limited Liability Companies and Special Business Forms
Corporate Formation and Financing
Corporate Directors, Officers, and Shareholders
Corporate Merger, Consolidation, and Termination
Securities Law and Corporate Governance
Law for Small Business
Government Regulation
Administrative Law
Consumer Law
Environmental Law
Antitrust Law
Professional Liability and Accountability
Property And Its Protection
Personal Property and Bailments
Real Property and Landlord-Tenant Relationships
Insurance
Wills and Trusts
Appendices
How to Brief Cases and Analyze Case Problems
The Constitution of the United States
The Uniform Commercial Code [Note: This will be the full UCC]
The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Excerpts)
The Uniform Partnership Act (Excerpts)
The Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act (Excerpts)
The Revised Model Business Corporation Act (Excerpts)
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (Excerpts and Explanatory Comments)
Sample Answers for End-of-Chapter Questions with Sample Answer
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Business law is a great book. You can tell that the authors are well-versed in business law. This book is very informative and up-to-date. If you can afford to keep this book I would suggest doing so.
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