9780324061888

The Legal and E-Commerce Environment Today Business in the Ethical, Regulatory, and International Setting

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    9780324061888

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    0324061889

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/1/2001
  • Publisher: South-Western College/West
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Summary

THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY provides students with a colorful, lively introduction to the legal environment of business. This highly visual text builds a solid base of legal knowledge, while presenting material in a comprehensible, interesting manner.

Table of Contents

Preface xxv
Unit 1: The Foundations 1(150)
The Legal and International Foundations
2(33)
Appendix: Finding and Analyzing the Law
24(11)
Ethics and Social Responsibility
35(26)
The American Court System
61(32)
Legal Representation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
93(35)
E-Commerce and Dispute Resolution
128(23)
Unit 2: The Public Environment 151(86)
Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business
152(26)
Powers and Functions of Administrative Agencies
178(27)
Criminal Wrongs
205(32)
Unit 3: The Private Environment 237(254)
Torts
238(32)
Strict Liability and Product Liability
270(20)
Intellectual Property and Cyberlaw
290(27)
Contract Formation
317(38)
Contract Defenses, Discharge, and Remedies
355(34)
E-Contracts
389(27)
Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy
416(35)
Business Organizations
451(40)
Unit 4: The Employment Environment 491(88)
Employment Relationships
492(30)
Equal Employment Opportunities
522(26)
Labor-Management Relations
548(31)
Unit 5: The Regulatory Environment 579(138)
Consumer Protection
580(26)
Protecting the Environment
606(25)
Land-Use Control and Real Property
631(32)
Promoting Competition
663(26)
Investor Protection
689(28)
Unit 6: The International Environment 717
The Regulation of International Transactions
718
Appendix A---Briefing Cases and Analyzing Case Problems 1(12)
Appendix B---The Constitution of the United States 13(8)
Appendix C---The Administrative Procedure Act of 1946 (Excerpts) 21(2)
Appendix D---Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code 23(20)
Appendix E---The National Labor Relations Act of 1935 [Excerpts] 43(2)
Appendix F---The Sherman Act of 1890 [Excerpts] 45(1)
Appendix G---The Clayton Act of 1914 [Excerpts] 46(1)
Appendix H---The Federal Trade Commission Act of 1914 [Excerpts] 47(1)
Appendix I---The Securities Act of 1933 [Excerpts] 48(2)
Appendix J---The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 [Excerpts] 50(1)
Appendix K---The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 [Excerpts] 51(2)
Appendix L---Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act of 2000 [Excerpts] 53(2)
Appendix M---The Uniform Electronic Transactions Act [Excerpts] 55(1)
Appendix N---The Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act [Excerpts] 56(2)
Appendix O---ICANN's Uniform Domain Name Resolution Policy [Excerpts, 1999] 58(1)
Appendix P---Spanish Equivalents for Important Legal Terms in English 59
Glossary 1(1)
Table of Cases 1(1)
Index 1

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