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Business Law Today : Standard

Business Law Today : Standard - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-0324654554

Cover of Business Law Today : Standard 8TH 08 (ISBN 978-0324654554)
ISBN13: 978-0324654554
ISBN10: 0324654553

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 8TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: West Publishing Co. (College)
Published: 2008
International: No

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Business Law Today : Standard - 8TH 08 edition

ISBN13: 978-0324654554

Roger LeRoy Miller

ISBN13: 978-0324654554
ISBN10: 0324654553

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 8TH 08
Copyright: 2008
Publisher: West Publishing Co. (College)
Published: 2008
International: No

Interesting, clear, and applied, BUSINESS LAW TODAY: STANDARD EDITION is the ideal guide to the law and what it means in the business world--from contracts and secured transactions to warranties and government regulations. Easy to understand with an engaging writing style that is matched by vibrant visuals, BUSINESS LAW TODAY includes coverage of contemporary topics that impact not only the business world, but your life--from the USA Patriot Act's effect on constitutional rights to the national ''Do Not Call'' registry. Fascinating features and intriguing cases highlight the material's practicality.

Table of Contents

The legal environment of business p. 1
The legal environment p. 2
Constitutional law p. 34
Courts and alternative dispute resolution p. 62
Torts and cyber torts p. 102
Intellectual property and Internet law p. 135
Criminal law and cyber crimes p. 166
Ethics and business decision making p. 201
Contracts p. 229
Nature and classification p. 230
Agreement and consideration p. 250
Capacity and legality p. 278
Defenses to contract enforceability p. 302
Third party rights and discharge p. 327
Breach and remedies p. 356
E-contracts and e-signatures p. 376
Sales and lease contracts p. 399
The formation of sales and lease contracts p. 400
Title and risk of loss p. 428
Performance and breach of sales and lease contracts p. 447
Warranties and product liability p. 473
Negotiable instruments p. 505
Negotiability and transferability p. 506
Rights and liabilities of parties p. 535
Checks and banking in the digital age p. 566
Debtor-creditor relationships p. 601
Security, interests in personal property p. 602
Creditors' rights and bankruptcy p. 633
Business organizations p. 673
Agency relationships in business p. 674
Sole proprietorships and private franchises p. 705
Partnerships p. 723
Limited liability companies and special business forms p. 752
Corporate formation, merger, and termination p. 770
Corporate directors, officers, and shareholders p. 806
Investor protection, insider trading, and corporate governance p. 834
Government regulation p. 873
Promoting competition in a global context p. 874
Consumer and environmental law p. 901
Labor and employment law p. 932
Employment discrimination p. 963
Liability of accountants and other professionals p. 992
Property and its protection p. 1017
Personal property and bailments p. 1018
Real property and landlord-tenant law p. 1043
Insurance, wills, and trusts p. 1066
The international legal environment p. 1097
International law in a global economy p. 1098
How to brief cases and analyze case problems
The constitution of the United States
Uniform commercial code (excerpts)
The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 (excerpts and explanatory comments)
Answers to even-numbered for review questions
Sample answers for end-of-chapter hypothetical questions with sample answer
Case excerpts for case analysis questions
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