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Current, jargon free, and filled with many examples, the 8th Edition of BUSINESS LAW: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES covers legal rights and responsibilities in both the public and private sectors. Co-authored by Arnold J. Goldman, a practicing attorney and William D. Sigismond, an experienced business law educator, this clear, straightforward text avoids court jargon and shows rather than tells readers about the law using fascinating hypothetical examples and ethics cases. Hypothetical examples immediately follow discussion of concepts to further reinforce understanding. The 8th Edition is updated throughout to reflect recent changes in the law.
Table of Contents
|Understanding the Law|
|Foundations of Law and the Role of Ethics in Business|
|The Federal and State Court Systems and Their Constitutional Foundation|
|Criminal Law: Traditional and Cybercrimes|
|Tort Law: Traditional and Cybertorts|
|Litigation and Alternatives for Settling Civil Disputes|
|Traditional and E-Contracts|
|Contract Law: a Beginning|
|Agreement: Offer and Acceptance|
|Formal Requirements--Statute of Frauds/E-Signatures|
|Transfer of Contract Rights and Duties|
|The Termination of Contracts: Discharge|
|The Termination of Contracts: Breach of Contract|
|Purchase, Sale, and Lease of Goods Under the UCC|
|Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts|
|The Sales Contract: Transfer of Title and Risk of Loss|
|The Sales Contract: Performance, Breach, and Remedies for Breach|
|Products Liability Law|
|Nature and Types of Negotiable Instruments|
|Issue, Transfer, and Discharge of Negotiable Instruments|
|Rights and Duties of Parties|
|Checks, the Banking System, and E-Money|
|Agency, Employment, and Labor Law|
|Principal-Agent, Employer-Employee, and Third-Party Relationships|
|Business Organization and Regulation|
|Sole Proprietorships, Partnerships, and Limited Liability Organizations|
|Corporations and Franchising|
|Government Regulation of Business|
|Real and Personal Property, Bailments, and Wills and Estate Planning|
|Basic Legal Concepts of Property|
|Renting Real Property|
|Buying and Selling Real Property|
|Nature and Types of Bailments|
|Wills, Intestacy, and Estate Planning|
|Consumer and Credit Protection|
|Protecting the Consumer and the Taxpayer|
|Protecting the Borrower|
|Protecting the Creditor|
|Property, Casualty, and Automobile Insurance|
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