Essentials of Business Law

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-01-09
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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The new, eight edition of the Essentials of Business Law program is a practical, concise,and broad-based introduction to the vibrant fi eld of business law. While continuing to offerall of the features that have made the seven prior editions successful, this new edition now includes, a four-color design, updated content, two new appendices, and enhanced support materials. Both the traditional areas of law, such as contracts and property, and the emerging areas of law, such as e-commerce and environmental, are covered in short, informative chapters written to capturethe essence of each topic. This book has been developed for those seeking a more fundamental overview of the concepts and principles that are vital to the understanding of business law.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Our System of Law

Chapter 2: Ethics and the Law

Chapter 3: Criminal Law

Chapter 4: Tort Law

Chapter 5: Constitutional Law NEW

Chapter 6: Administrative Law

Chapter 7: Contracts

Chapter 8: Offer and Acceptance

Chapter 9: Mutual Agreement

Chapter 10: Consideration

Chapter 11: Competent Parties

Chapter 12: Legal Purpose of Contracts

Chapter 13: Form of Contracts

Chapter 14: Operation of Contracts

Chapter 15: Discharge of Contracts

Chapter 16: Transfer of Title

Chapter 17: Sales

Chapter 18: Warranties

Chapter 19: Agency

Chapter 20: Business Organizations

Chapter 21: Bankruptcy Law NEW

Chapter 22: Introduction to Commercial Paper

Chapter 23: Transfer and Discharge of Commercial Paper

Chapter 24: Real and Personal Property

Chapter 25: Bailments

Chapter 26: Landlord-Tenant Relations

Chapter 27: Wills, Intestacy, and Trusts

Chapter 28: Intellectual Property

Chapter 29: Computer Privacy and Speech

Chapter 30: Conducting Business in Cyberspace

Chapter 31: The Employer-Employee

Chapter 32: Employment Law

Chapter 33: Product Liability

Chapter 34: Professionals’ Liability

Chapter 35: International Business Law

Chapter 36: Business and the Environment

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