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Business Law Today : The Essentials

Business Law Today : The Essentials - 9th edition

ISBN13: 978-0324786156

Cover of Business Law Today : The Essentials 9TH 11 (ISBN 978-0324786156)
ISBN13: 978-0324786156
ISBN10: 0324786158
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 9TH 11
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.
Published: 2011
International: No

List price: $263.75

Business Law Today : The Essentials - 9TH 11 edition

ISBN13: 978-0324786156

Roger LeRoy Miller and Gaylord A. Jentz

ISBN13: 978-0324786156
ISBN10: 0324786158
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 9TH 11
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.

Published: 2011
International: No

Interesting, clear, and applied, BUSINESS LAW TODAY: THE ESSENTIALS is your concise 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. The text's companion website includes resources to help you study, such as sample answers to the end-of-chapter case problem features; videos clips for use with in-text video questions; Internet exercises; and interactive quizzes for every chapter.

Author Bio

Roger LeRoy Miller
Lead author Roger Miller is a skilled attorney and a talented writer who has a knack for keeping the book interesting to students and as up-to-date as possible.

Gaylord A. Jentz
Dr. Jentz is the Herbert D. Kelleher Emeritus Centennial Professor in Business Law at the University of Texas at Austin Graduate School of Business. He received his B.A., M.B.A., and J.D. degrees from the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Jentz has been past President of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, the Southwestern Federation of Administrative Disciplines, the Southern Business Law Association, Phi Kappa Phi (UT Chapter), and the Texas Association of College Teachers. He is the author or co-author of six monographs and fifty-six books and editions, including West's Business Law: Text & Cases, tenth edition (2006), West's Business Law Alternate Edition, tenth edition (2007), Fundamentals of Business Law, seventh edition (2007), and two versions of Business Law Today, seventh edition (2008), plus the Comprehensive Edition (2007). He has also published in learned journals and is past editor-in-chief of the American Business Law Journal. Dr. Jentz has given advanced purchasing seminars throughout the United States and previously taught over the years at five regional and graduate banking schools. Dr. Jentz is the recipient of sixteen teaching, academic, and service excellence awards, including the CBA Foundation Award for Excellence in Education, the CBA Foundation Advisory Council Distinguished Scholastic Contributions Award, the Academy of Legal Studies in Business Faculty Excellence Award, the Western States School of Banking Leadership Award, the James C. Scarboro Memorial Award for Outstanding Leadership in Banking Education, The University of Texas "Civitatis" Award, and the induction into the Texas Business School (McCombs School of Business) "CBA Hall of Fame."

Table of Contents

1. The Historical and Constitutional Foundations.
2. Ethics and Business Decision Making.
3. Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution.
4. Torts and Cyber Torts.
5. Intellectual Property and Internet Law.
6. Criminal Law.
7. Cyber Crime.
8. Contracts: Nature, Classification, Agreement, and Consideration.
9. Contracts: Capacity, Legality, Assent, and Form.
10. Contracts: Third Party Rights, Discharge, Breach, and Remedies.
11. Sales and Leases: Formation, Title, and Risk.
12. Sales and Leases: Performance and Breach.
13. Warranties, Product Liability, and Consumer Law.
14. Negotiable Instruments.
15. Checks and Banking in the Digital Age.
16. Creditors Rights and Bankruptcy.
17. Agency.
18. Employment Law.
19. The Entrepreneur's Options.
20. Corporations.
21. Investor Protection, Insider Trading, and Corporate Governance.
22. Promoting Competition.
23. Personal Property, Bailments, and Insurance.
24. Real Property and Environmental Law.
25. International Law in a Global Economy.
A. How to Brief and Analyze Case Problems.
B. The Constitution of the United States.
C. Articles 2 and 2A of the Uniform Commercial Code.
D. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act (Excerpts and Explanatory Comments).
E. Sample Answers for End-of-Chapter Hypothetical Questions with Answers.

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