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Business Law: Text and Cases

Business Law: Text and Cases - 11th edition

ISBN13: 978-0324655223

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ISBN13: 978-0324655223
ISBN10: 0324655223
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 11TH 09
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.
Published: 2009
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Business Law: Text and Cases - 11TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0324655223

Kenneth W. Clarkson

ISBN13: 978-0324655223
ISBN10: 0324655223
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 11TH 09
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

Business Law: Text and Cases by Kenneth W. Clarkson uses a student friendly format to make its in depth coverage of business law easily accessible to students. This 11th edition text is comprehensive, relevant, and meticulously up to date. Making law accessible, interesting and relevant for readers by delivering both black letter law and cutting age coverage of contemporary issues and cases. Ethical, global, and e-commerce themes are integrated throughout the text, which also emphasizes critical-thinking skills. Numerous features and exercises ensure that students have a solid understanding of chapter concepts. In addition, the text's unmatched support materials include innovative online study tools that will help maximize efforts and improve results. It's no wonder that BUSINESS LAW, Eleventh Edition, is used by more colleges and universities than any other business law text.

Table of Contents

Unit 1: THE LEGAL ENIVRONMENT OF BUSINESS.

1. Introduction to Law and Legal Reasoning.

2. Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution.

3. Court Procedures.

4. Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business.

5. Ethics and Business Decision Making.

Unit 2: TORTS AND CRIMES.

6. Intentional Torts.

7. Negligence and Strict Liability.

8. Intellectual Property and Internet Law.

9. Criminal Law and Cyber Crime.

Unit 3: CONTRACTS AND E-CONTRACTS.

10. Nature and Terminology.

11. Agreement.

12. Consideration.

13. Capacity and Legality.

14. Mistakes, Fraud, and Voluntary Consent.

15. The Statute of Frauds--The Writing Requirement.

16. Third Party Rights.

17. Performance and Discharge.

18. Breach of Contract and Remedies.

19. E-Contracts and E-Signatures.

Unit 4: DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL SALES AND LEASE CONTRACTS.

20. The Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts.

21. Title, Risk, and Insurable Interest.

22. Performance and Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts.

23. Warranties and Product Liability.

Unit 5: NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS.

24. The Function and Creation of Negotiable Instruments.

25. Transferability and Holder in Due Course.

26. Liability, Defenses, and Discharge.

27. Checks and Banking in the Digital Age.

Unit 6: CREDITORS' RIGHTS AND BANKRUPTCY.

28. Creditors' Rights and Remedies.

29. Secured Transactions.

30. Bankruptcy Law.

Unit 7: AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT.

31. Agency Formation and Duties.

32. Liability to Third Parties and Termination.

33. Employment and Labor Law.

34. Employment Discrimination.

Unit 8: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS.

35. Sole Proprietorships and Franchises.

36. Partnerships and Limited Liability Partnerships.

37. Limited Liability Companies and Special Business Forms.

38. Corporations-Formation and Financing.

39. Corporations-Directors, Officers, and Shareholders.

40. Corporations-Merger, Consolidation, and Termination.

41. Corporations-Securities Law and Corporate Governance.

41. Limited Liability Companies and Limited Partnerships.

42. Law for Small Business.

Unit 9: GOVERNMENT REGULATION.

43. Administrative Law.

44. Consumer Law.

45. Environmental Law.

46. Antitrust Law.

Unit 10: PROPERTY.

47. Personal Property and Bailments.

48. Real Property and Landlord-Tenant Relationships.

Unit 11: SPECIAL TOPICS.

49. Insurance.

50. Wills, Trusts, and Elder Law.

51. Professional Liability and Accountability.

52. International Law in a Global Economy.

Appendices.

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