9780324786156

Cengage Advantage Books: Business Law Today

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324786156

  • ISBN10:

    0324786158

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2010
  • Publisher: South-Western College/West
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Summary

This book is a briefer paperback version of the widely-adopted Miller/Jentz Business Law Today: The Standard Edition. The Essentials offers the very same traits that have made that book so successful edition after edition - fundamentally that it provides the legal credibility and authoritativeness of a traditional business law book, while also offering the visual appeal and student friendly features students are used to seeing in books for many of their other courses. Though the book is fun for users to read, it does not accomplish this at the expense of important information - it goes into the necessary detail to completely explain law topics.

Interesting, clear, and applied, Business Law Today: The Essentials is your concise guide to the law and what it means in the business world--from contracts and secured transactions to warranties and government regulations. Easy to understand with an engaging writing style that is matched by vibrant visuals, Business Law Today includes coverage of contemporary topics that impact not only the business world, but your life such as identity theft. Fascinating features and intriguing cases highlight the material's practicality.

The text's companion website includes resources to help you study, such as sample answers to the end-of-chapter case problem features; Internet exercises; and interactive quizzes for every chapter.

Table of Contents

The Historical and Constitutional Foundations
Ethics and Business Decision Making
Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Torts and Cyber Torts
Intellectual Property and Internet Law
Criminal Law
Cyber Crime
Contracts: Nature, Classification, Agreement, and Consideration
Contracts: Capacity, Legality, Assent, and Form
Contracts: Third Party Rights, Discharge, Breach, and Remedies
Sales and Leases: Formation, Title, and Risk
Sales and Leases: Performance and Breach
Warranties, Product Liability, and Consumer Law
Negotiable Instruments
Checks and Banking in the Digital Age
Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy
Agency
Employment Law
The Entrepreneur's Options
Corporations
Investor Protection, Insider Trading, and Corporate Governance
Promoting Competition
Personal Property, Bailments, and Insurance
Real Property and Environmental Law
International Law in a Global Economy
Appendices
How to Brief and Analyze Case Problems
The Constitution of the United States
Articles 2 and 2A of theUniform Commercial Code
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (Excerpts and Explanatory Comments)
Sample Answers for End-of-Chapter Hypothetical Questions with Answers
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