9780324121841

Smith and Robersonís Business Law

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324121841

  • ISBN10:

    0324121849

  • Edition: 12th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/11/2002
  • Publisher: South-Western College/West
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Summary

This updated classic features a comprehensive, traditional, black-letter law presentation of business law topics. Also topics that reflect AACSB erquirements are covered, including all topics on the business law portion of the CPA exam. Its uniquely located end-of-chapter cases give excerpted facts and decisions to preserve the language of the court.

Table of Contents

Preface xiv
Table of Cases
xvii
Table of Illustrations
xxi
PART 1 The Legal Environment of Business 1(142)
Introduction to Law
2(23)
Business Ethics and the Social Responsibility of Business
Legal Process
25(25)
Constitutional Law
50(23)
Administrative Law
73(12)
Criminal Law
85(15)
Intentional Torts
100(20)
Negligence and Strict Liability
120(23)
PART 2 Contracts 143(162)
Introduction to Contacts
144(14)
Mutual Assent
158(18)
Conduct Invalidating Assent
176(17)
Consideration
193(16)
Illegal Bargains
209(14)
Contractual Capacity
223(12)
Contracts in Writing
235(20)
Third Parties to Contracts
255(16)
Performance, Breach, and Discharge
271(15)
Contact Remedies
286(19)
PART 3 Agency 305(44)
Relationship of Principal and Agent
306(21)
Relationship with Third Parties
327(22)
PART 4 Sales 349(108)
Introduction to Sales and Leases
350(22)
Performance
372(19)
Transfer of Title and Risk of Loss
391(18)
Products Liability: Warranties and Strict Liability in Tort
409(26)
Sales Remedies
435(22)
PART 5 Negotiable Instruments 457(90)
Form and Content
458(15)
Transfer
473(16)
Holder in Due Course
489(20)
Liability of Parties
509(17)
Bank Deposits, Collections, and Funds Transfers
526(21)
PART 6 Unincorporated Business Associations 547(68)
Formation and Dissolution of General Partnerships
548(29)
Operation of General Partnerships
577(18)
Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies
595(20)
PART 7 Corporations 615(90)
Nature, Formation, and Powers
616(24)
Financial Structure
640(20)
Management Structure
660(29)
Fundamental Changes
689(16)
PART 8 Debtor and Creditor Relations 705(54)
Secured Transactions and Suretyship
706(31)
Bankruptcy
737(22)
PART 9 Regulation of Business 759(192)
Protection of Intellectual Property
760(20)
Antitrust
780(22)
Consumer Protection
802(21)
Employment Law
823(28)
Securities Regulation
851(30)
Accountants' Legal Liability
881(11)
Environmental Law
892(19)
International Business Law
911(16)
CyberLaw
927(24)
PART 10 Property 951(1)
Introduction to Property and Property Insurance
952(17)
Bailments and Documents of Title
969(15)
Interests in Real Property
984(19)
Transfer and Control of Real Property
1003(17)
Trusts and Decedents' Estates
1020
Appendices
Appendix A The Constitution of the United States of America
2(7)
Appendix B Uniform Commercial Code (Selected Provisions)
9(84)
Appendix C Uniform Partnership Act
93(6)
Appendix D Revised Uniform Partnership Act (Selected Provisions)
99(9)
Appendix E Revised Model Business Corporation Act
108(31)
Appendix F Dictionary of Legal Terms
139(20)
Index 159

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