Cengage Advantage Books: Essentials of the Legal Environment (with Online Legal Research Guide)

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-01-02
  • Publisher: South-Western College/West
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Get your money's worth with ESSENTIALS OF THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT! This affordable text offers complete one-semester coverage of business law and its environment in a non-technical, straightforward, and engaging style. Authors Miller, Cross, and Jentz explain legal issues and court decisions in a way that pares down legal jargon while still conveying what you need to know to succeed in your course and in the legal environment. ESSENTIALS OF THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT covers all required business law topics for the CPA exam and includes a 2008 Online Legal Research Guide that provides basic information about how to find almost anything related to law on the internet.

Table of Contents

The Foundations
Business and Its Legal Environment
Appendix: Finding and Analyzing the Law
The Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Ethics and Professional Responsibility
Constitutional Law
The Public Environment
Administrative Law
Torts and Product Liability
Criminal Law and Cyber Crimes
Intellectual Property
International Law
The Commercial Environment
Business Organizations
Contract Formation
Contract Performance, Breach, and Remedies
Sales, Leases, and E-Contracts
Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy
The Employment Environment
Employment and Labor Law
Employment Discrimination
The Regulatory Environment
Environmental Law
Antitrust Law
Investor Protection and Online Securities Offerings
Answers to Even-Numbered For Review Questions
Answers to End-of-Chapter Questions with Sample Answers
The Constitution of the United States
URLs for Selected Statutes Referenced in the Text
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