Understanding the Law

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/18/2011
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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Learn the basics of business law and what it means to you with UNDERSTANDING THE LAW, Sixth 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 sixth edition incorporates new coverage of ethical issues and the law. These ethical and moral issues are covered in boxed readings as well as throughout each chapter. This sixth edition continues to incorporates 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 Dispute Resolution
Administrative Law
Crimes: Public Wrongs
Torts: Private Wrongs
Contracts: Enforceable Agreements
Application Of Law To The Individual
Family Law
Motor Vehicles and Personal Property
Renters and Landlord
Home Ownership
Employee and Employer Rights and Duties
Wills, Trusts, and Probate
Case Brief
Performing Legal Research
Declaration of Independence
Constitution of the United States of America
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