9780878916900

The Essentials of Business Law I

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    9780878916900

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    0878916903

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-08-01
  • Publisher: Research & Education Assn
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Summary

REA's Essentials provide quick and easy access to critical information in a variety of different fields, ranging from the most basic to the most advanced. As its name implies, these concise, comprehensive study guides summarize the essentials of the field covered. Essentials are helpful when preparing for exams ordoing homework, and will remain a lasting reference source for students, teachers, and professionals. Business Law I covers law and business, common law, constitutional law, the U.S. court systems, administrative law, criminal law, torts, contracts, agency, and sales.

Table of Contents

Law and Business
1(21)
What is Law?
1(1)
The Traditional View of Law
1(1)
The Sociological View of Law
1(1)
The Functions of Law
1(1)
Legal Sanctions
2(1)
Law and Morals
2(1)
The Legal Process
2(4)
Schools of Legal Thought
6(1)
Sources and Classifications of Law
7(4)
Definitions of Terms
11(1)
Legal Research
11(1)
Business and Ethics
12(1)
Schools of Ethical Thought
13(1)
Principles of Business Ethics
14(1)
Social Responsibility of Business
15(2)
Codes of Ethics for Corporations
17(5)
Review Questions
17(5)
Common Law
22(4)
Definitions of Common Law
22(1)
Stare Decisis
22(1)
Common Law Remedies
23(1)
Remedies in Courts of Equity
23(1)
Other Legal Definitions
24(1)
Benefits of Common Law and Stare Decisis
24(2)
Review Questions
25(1)
Constitutional Law
26(8)
The Constitution
26(1)
Federal Commerce Power of the Constitution
26(1)
Limitations on Congress' Power to Tax
27(1)
Congress' Power to Borrow Money
28(1)
Eminent Domain
28(1)
The Contract Clause
28(1)
Commercial Speech
28(1)
The Due Process Clauses
29(5)
Review Questions
31(3)
The U.S. Court Systems
34(7)
The Federal Court System
34(2)
Federal Jurisdiction
36(1)
State Court System
36(1)
Arbitration
37(4)
Review Questions
38(3)
Administrative Law
41(3)
Government Agencies
41(1)
Operations of Government Agencies
42(2)
Review Questions
42(2)
Criminal Law
44(10)
What is Criminal Law?
44(1)
The Law in Criminal Cases
44(1)
Types of Crimes
45(1)
Classifications of Crimes
45(1)
Offenses Against Persons
46(2)
Offenses Against Property
48(2)
Criminal Defenses
50(4)
Review Questions
52(2)
Torts
54(10)
Definition of Torts
54(1)
Criminal Torts
55(1)
Punitive Damages
55(1)
Parties Responsible for Torts
55(1)
Torts Against Persons
55(4)
Torts Against Property
59(1)
Defenses Against Torts
60(4)
Review Questions
62(2)
Contracts
64(11)
Definition of Contracts
64(1)
The Statute of Frauds
65(1)
The Parole Evidence Rule
66(1)
Breach of Contract
67(1)
Novation
68(1)
Accord and Satisfaction
68(1)
Unilateral and Bilateral Contracts
69(1)
Consideration and Past Consideration
69(1)
Adequacy of Consideration
70(1)
Interpretation of Contracts
70(1)
A Quasi-Contract
71(4)
Review Questions
71(4)
Agency
75(10)
Definition of Agency
75(1)
Employer-Employee Relations
75(1)
Independent Contractor Relations
76(1)
Agency Contracts
76(1)
Duties of Agent to Principal
76(1)
Duties of Principal to Agent
77(1)
Termination of Agency
78(1)
Labor Law
79(6)
Review Questions
83(2)
Sales
85
Definition of a Sale
85
Sales of Personal Property
86
The Formalities of a Sale
87
Transfer of Title
87
Warranties
90
Consumer Protection
93
Performance of the Sales Contract
95
Remedies
97
Product Liability
99
Secured Transactions
100
Consumer Law
101
Review Questions
107

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