The Legal Environment of Business

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/10/2011
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Table of Contents


An Introduction to the Law and the Legal Environment of Business

1 Critical Thinking and Legal Reasoning

2 Introduction to Law and the Legal Environment of Business

3 The American Legal System

4 Alternative Tools of Dispute Resolution

5 Constitutional Principles

6 Cyberlaw and Business

7 White-Collar Crime and the Business Community

8 Ethics, Social Responsibility, and the Business Manager

9 The International Legal Environment of Business


Private Law and the Legal Environment of Business

10 The Law of Contracts and Sales–I

11 The Law of Contracts and Sales–II

12 The Law of Torts

13 Product and Service Liability Law

14 Law of Property: Real and Personal

15 Law of Intellectual Property

16 Agency Law

17 Business Organizations I

18 Business Organizations II


Public Law and the Legal Environment of Business

19 The Law of Administrative Agencies

20 The Employment Relationship

21 Laws Governing Labor—Management Relations

22 Employment Discrimination

23 Environmental Law

24 Rules Governing the Issuance of Securities

25 Antitrust Laws

26 Laws of Debtor—Creditor Relations and Consumer Protection



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