The Legal Environment Today (with 2007 Online Legal Research Guide)

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2006-09-27
  • Publisher: South-Western College Pub
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The Fifth Edition of Miller and Cross's THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY offers your course the AACSB-recommended quality that you demand and a real-world, hands-on learning experience that engages your students in every chapter. Exceeding all expectations-yours and your students', the new edition includes strong guidance in critical thinking and legal reasoning; exceptionally current coverage of ethics, cyberlaw, and corporate responsibility; a superb selection of the latest cases, including 2005 and 2006 decisions; and equally impressive coverage of the landmark cases that continue to steer today's legal environment. Students will find many examples and realistic scenarios where they can use their growing knowledge of the law to resolve legal and ethical issues for themselves.

Table of Contents

The Foundations
The Legal and International Foundations. Appendix: Finding and Analyzing the Law
Ethics and Social Responsibility
Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution
The Public Environment
Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business
Torts, Cyber Torts, and Product Liability
Criminal Law and Cyber Crimes
The Private Environment
Intellectual Property
Contract Formation
Contract Performance, Breach, and Remedies
Sales, Leases, and E-Contracts
Business Organizations
Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy
The Employment Environment
Employment Relationships
Equal Employment Opportunities
Labor-Management Relations
The Regulatory Environment
Powers and Functions of Administrative Agencies
Consumer Protection
Protecting the Environment
Land-Use Control and Real Property
Promoting Competition
Investor Protection and Corporate Governance
The International Environment
The Regulation of International Transactions
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