9780324016611

West’s Business Law Text and Cases--Legal, Ethical, Regulatory, International and E-Commerce Environment

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    9780324016611

  • ISBN10:

    0324016611

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/7/2000
  • Publisher: South-Western College/West
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Summary

This text is used at more colleges and universities than any other business law text. With the perfect balance of tradition and innovation, this benchmark text brings to life the functions and inner-workings of business law in the real world. Rich with classic and modern cases, West's Business Law is the ideal text for readers entering virtually any field of business. By combining this market leading text with a complete supplements and technology package, this is the one clear choice in business law.

Table of Contents

UNIT ONE The Legal Environment of Business 1(196)
Introduction to Law and Legal Reasoning
2(24)
Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution
26(20)
Court Procedures
46(22)
Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business
68(18)
Torts
86(24)
Strict Liability and Product Liability
110(14)
Intellectual Property
124(19)
Criminal Law and Procedures
143(23)
Cyberlaw and E-Commerce
166(31)
UNIT TWO Contracts 197(132)
Nature and Terminology
198(12)
Agreement
210(17)
Consideration
227(12)
Capacity and Legality
239(18)
Genuineness of Assent
257(13)
The Statute of Frauds
270(13)
Third Party Rights
283(11)
Performance and Discharge
294(13)
Breach of Contract and Remedies
307(22)
UNIT THREE Domestic and International Sales and Lease Contracts 329(90)
The Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts
330(25)
Title, Risk, and Insurable Interest
355(15)
Performance of Sales and Lease Contracts
370(14)
Remedies for Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts
384(13)
Sales and Lease Warranties
397(22)
UNIT FOUR Negotiable Instruments 419(84)
The Function and Creation of Negotiable Instruments
420(15)
Transferability and Holder in Due Course
435(17)
Liability, Defenses, and Discharge
452(20)
Checks and Electronic Fund Transfers
472(31)
UNIT FIVE Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy 503(68)
Secured Transactions
504(27)
Other Creditors' Remedies and Suretyship
531(13)
Bankruptcy Law
544(27)
UNIT SIX Agency 571(44)
Agency Formation and Duties
572(15)
Liability to Third Parties and Termination
587(28)
UNIT SEVEN Business Organizations 615(144)
Sole Proprietorships and Partnerships
616(21)
Corporations---Formation and Financing
637(21)
Corporations---Directors, Officers, and Shareholders
658(20)
Corporations---Merger, Consolidation, and Termination
678(12)
Corporations---Securities Regulation and Investor Protection
690(21)
Limited Liability Companies and Limited Partnerships
711(16)
Special Business Forms and Private Franchises
727(11)
Ethics and Business Decision Making
738(21)
UNIT EIGHT Labor and Employment Relations 759(44)
Labor and Employment Law
760(19)
Employment Discrimination
779(24)
UNIT NINE Government Regulation 803(62)
Administrative Law
804(16)
Consumer and Environmental Law
820(21)
Antitrust Law
841(24)
UNIT TEN Property 865(66)
Personal Property and Bailments
866(22)
Real Property
888(19)
Landlord-Tenant Relationships
907(24)
UNIT ELEVEN Special Topics 931
Insurance
932
Wills, Trusts, and Elder Law
950
Liability of Accountants and Other Professionals
972
International and Comparative Law
989
Law for Entrepreneurs
1008
Appendices
A How to Brief Cases and Analyze Cases Problems
A-2
B The Constitution of the United States
A-5
C The Uniform Commercial Code
A-14
D The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (Excerpts)
A-211
E The Uniform Partnership Act
A-215
F The Revised Uniform Partnership Act (Excerpts)
A-224
G The Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act
A-228
H The Revised Model Business Corporation Act (Excepts)
A-239
I The Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (Excerpts)
A-250
J The Securities Act of 1933 (Excerpts)
A-253
K The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Excerpts)
A-255
L Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Excerpts)
A-256
M The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (Excerpts)
A-258
N The Civil Rights Act of 1991 (Excerpts)
A-260
O The Administrative Procedure Act of 1946 (Excerpts)
A-262
P The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade of 1994 (Excerpts)
A-264
Q The North American Free Trade Agreement of 1993 (Excerpts)
A-268
R Spanish Equivalents for Important Legal Terms in English
A-272
Glossary G-I
Table of Cases TC-I
Index I-I

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