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Dynamic Business Law: Summarized Cases,1eis appropriate for the two-term business law course. Emphasis on the BUSINESS in business law. Dynamic Business Lawemphasizes the tie of legal issues back to the core business curriculum. This will help both students and faculty. Faculty need to know how this is integrated as they are constantly 'defending' the inclusion of this course in the business curriculum. And students need to understand how the concepts tie to their future business careers. Emphasis on TEACHING. Many professors teaching this course are attorneys first and academics second. They do not have a lot of time to prepare or think about how to apply this information effectively for their business students. Dynamic Business Law contains a helpful instructor's manual, particularly for the many adjuncts teaching this course. Emphasis on CRITICAL THINKING. Neil Browne, one of the co-authors of this text, has written a successful text on critical thinking. His framework is included in Dynamic Business Law as well to help students learn how to frame and reframe a question/issue. Critical thinking questions are also included at the end of each case, to further tie in this component.
Table of Contents
Part 1 – The Legal Environment of Business Chapter 1: An Introduction to Dynamic Business Law Chapter 2: Business Ethics Chapter 3: The U.S. Legal System Chapter 4: Alternative Dispute Resolution Chapter 5: Constitutional Principles Chapter 6: International and Comparative Law Chapter 7: Crime and the Business Community Chapter 8: Tort Law Chapter 9: Negligence and Strict Liability Chapter 10: Product Liability Chapter 11: Liability of Accounts and Other Professionals Chapter 12: Intellectual Property
Part 2 – Contracts Chapter 13: Introduction to Contracts Chapter 14: Agreement Chapter 15: Consideration Chapter 16: Capacity and Legality Chapter 17: Legal Assent Chapter 18: Contracts in Writing Chapter 19: Third-Party Rights to Contracts Chapter 20: Discharge and Remedies
Part 3 – Domestic and International Sales Law Chapter 21: Introduction to Sales and Lease Contracts Chapter 22: Title, Risk of Loss, and Insurable Interest Chapter 23: Performance and Obligations under Sales and Leases Chapter 24: Remedies for Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts Chapter 25: Warranties
Part 4 – Negotiable Instruments and Banking Chapter 26: Negotiable Instruments: Negotiability and Transferability Chapter 27: Negotiation, Holder in Due Course, and Defenses Chapter 28: Liability, Defenses, and Discharge Chapter 29: Checks and Electronic Fund Transfers
Part 5 – Creditors’ Rights and Bankruptcy Chapter 30: Secured Transactions Chapter 31: Other Creditors’ Remedies and Suretyship Chapter 32: Bankruptcy and Reorganization
Part 6 – Agency Chapter 33: Agency Formation and Duties Chapter 34: Liability to Third Parties and Termination
Part 7 – Business Organizations Chapter 35: Forms of Business Organization Chapter 36: Partnerships: Nature, Formation, and Operation Chapter 37: Partnerships: Termination and Limited Partnerships Chapter 38: Corporations: Formation and Financing Chapter 39: Corporations: Directors, Officers, and Shareholders Chapter 40: Corporations: Mergers, Consolidations, and Terminations Chapter 41: Corporations: Securities and Investor Protection
Part 8 – Employment and Labor Relations Chapter 42: Employment and Labor Law Chapter 43: Employment Discrimination
Part 9 – Government Regulation Chapter 44: Administrative Law Chapter 45: Consumer Law Chapter 46: Environmental Law Chapter 47: Antitrust Law
Part 10 – Property Chapter 48: The Nature of Property, Personal Property, and Bailments Chapter 49: Real Property Chapter 50: Landlord-Tenant Law Chapter 51: Insurance Law Chapter 52: Wills and Trusts
Appendixes Appendix A: The Constitution of the United States of America Appendix B: Uniform Commercial Code Appendix C: Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 Appendix D: The Civil Rights Act of 1991