Essentials of Business Law

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/26/2009
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Irwin
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The seventh edition of Essentials of Business Law retains all of the strengths of past editions but has been revised and enhanced to cover the latest developments in the legal field. This text will help you discover a wealth of information and learning opportunities that will give a clear understanding of business law topics. This text will also help to identify, explain, and apply the principles of business law in your daily lives and in the larger world in which you live. .

Table of Contents

Part ONE

Introduction to Law

1. Our System of Law

2. Ethics and the Law

3. Criminal Law

4. Tort Law

5. Administrative Law

Part TWO


6. Introduction to Contracts

7. Offer and Acceptance

8. Mutual Agreement

9. Consideration

10. Competent Parties

11. Legal Purpose of Contracts

12. Form of Contracts

13. Operation of Contracts

14. Discharge of Contracts


Sales, Agency, and Business Organizations

15. Transfer of Title

16. Sales

17. Warranties

18. Agency

19. Business Organizations


Commercial Paper

20. Introduction to Commercial Paper

21. Transfer and Discharge of Commercial Paper



22. Real and Personal Property

23. Bailments

24. Landlord-Tenant Relations

25. Wills, Intestacy, and Trusts

Part SIX

Business and Technology

26. Intellectual Property

27. Computer Privacy and Speech

28. Conducting Business in Cyberspace


Legal Environment of Business

29. The Employer-Employee Relationship

30. Employment Law

31. Product Liability

32. Professionals’ Liability

33. International Business Law

34. Business and the Environment

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