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LAW FOR BUSINESS offers a practical approach to law that emphasizes current, relevant topics you need to succeed in contemporary business. Cases throughout the text highlight issues such as trademark infringement, computer tampering, pollution, agency, and employment-at-will.
Plus, timely coverage of business ethics and the law gives you new insight into recent corporate scandals and indictments. Ashcroft and Ashcroft use short chapters, a four-color design, real-world examples and applications, and integrated learning objectives to make business law approachable and engaging for all students.
"I would adopt the text because I liked how it brought real-world topics into the classroom. I loved the facts and outcomes of real world cases in each chapter."
"My students generally find certain areas of contract law confusing. There have also been difficulties concerning negotiable instruments. I think this book does a good job tacking those problem areas and breaking them down to brass tacks. The cases and scenarios help make the issues clear."
"I see these advantages: easy to read and understand, it isnít written like a law school textbook; excellent coverage of the basics of contract law; real cases--nothing made up; and always up to date."
Table of Contents
|The Legal System and the Legal Environment of Business|
|Introduction to Law|
|Courts and Court Procedure|
|Business Torts and Crimes|
|Government Regulation of Business|
|Nature and Classes of Contracts|
|Offer and Acceptance|
|Capacity to Contract|
|Third Parties and Contracts|
|Termination of Contracts|
|Nature of Personal Property|
|Sales of Personal Property|
|Formalities of a Sale|
|Transfer of Title and Risk in Sales Contracts|
|Warranties, Product Liability, and Consumer Protection|
|Nature of Negotiable Instruments|
|Essentials of Negotiability|
|Promissory Notes and Drafts|
|Negotiation and Discharge|
|Liabilities of Parties and Holders in Due Course|
|Agency and Employment|
|Nature and Creation of an Agency|
|Operation and Termination of an Agency|
|Employer and Employee Relations|
|Introduction to Business Organization|
|Creation and Operation of a Partnership|
|Dissolution of a Partnership|
|Nature of a Corporation|
|Ownership of a Corporation|
|Management and Dissolution of a Corporation|
|Principles of Insurance|
|Types of Insurance|
|Nature of Real Property|
|Transfer of Real Property|
|Real Estate Mortgages|
|Landlord and Tenant|
|Wills, Inheritances, and Trusts|
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