Introduction to Business Law, Preliminary Edition

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2005-05-26
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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This latest addition to the Beatty/Samuelson series of texts is explicitly written from the ground up to address the specific needs of a 1-term business law course. It effectively provides both comprehensive breadth of topical coverage and a cost-effective, manageable format for courses lasting just a single semester or quarter. INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS LAW presents the full range of business law topics in a series of fast-paced, brief digestible chapters, making the book accessible to a wide range of students. To further support reader-friendliness, this author team's unique hallmark writing style makes the law content unexpectedly sparkle. Through utilizing innovative, story-telling pedagogy, fascinating cases, and business applications that are sure to create student interest, the end result is a text that is authoritative and accurate yet a pleasure to read.

Table of Contents

The Legal Environment
Introduction to Law
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
Courts, Litigation, and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Constitutional, Statutory, Administrative, and Common Law
Intentional Torts and Business Torts
Negligence and Strict Liability
Criminal Law and Procedure
International Law
Introduction to Contracts
Capacity and Consent
Written Contracts
Third Parties
Performance and Discharge
Commercial Transactions
Introduction to Sales
Ownership and Risk
Warranties and Product Liability
Performance and Remedies
Creating a Negotiable Instrument
Negotiable Instruments: Holder in Due Course
Liability for Negotiable Instruments
Liability for Negotiable Instruments: Banks and Their Customers
Secured Transactions
Agency and Employment Law
Agency: The Inside Relationship
Agency: The Outside Relationship
Employment Law
Employment Discrimination
Labor Law
Business Organizations
Starting a Business
The Life and Death of a Corporation
Corporate Management
Government Regulation: Securities, Antitrust, and the Environment
Accountants: Liability and Professional Responsibility
Government Regulation
Consumer Law
Property And Cyberlaw
Intellectual Property
Real Property
Landlord-Tenant Law
Personal Property and Bailments
Estate Planning
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