9780324375121

Understanding The Law

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  • ISBN13:

    9780324375121

  • ISBN10:

    0324375123

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 6/15/2007
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Summary

Learn the basics of business law and what it means to you with UNDERSTANDING THE LAW, Fifth Edition. This popular text discusses how various aspects of the law affect the individual, highlighting the personal law issues that confront people in their everyday lives. UNDERSTANDING THE LAW uses engaging hypothetical and real examples to illustrate important points of the law and to inspire lively discussion with your peers. This fifth edition incorporates new coverage of international and comparative law throughout to give you essential knowledge for today's global marketplace.

Table of Contents

The Legal System and Basic Principles of Law
Introduction to Law
Our Constitution
The Court System
Attorney-Client Relationship and Settling Disputes
Administrative Law
Crimes: Public Wrongs
Torts: Private Wrongs
Contracts: Enforceable Agreements
Application of the Law to the Individual
Family Law
Owning and Operating Motor Vehicles
Renters and Landlords
Home Ownership
Employee and Employer Rights and Duties
Wills, Trusts, and Probate
Appendices
Case Brief
Declaration of Independence
Constitution of the United States of America
Legal Research
Glossary
Index
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