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Fundamentals of Business Law: Summarized Cases

Fundamentals of Business Law: Summarized Cases - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-0324595734

Cover of Fundamentals of Business Law: Summarized Cases 8TH 10 (ISBN 978-0324595734)
ISBN13: 978-0324595734
ISBN10: 0324595735

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 8TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: West Publishing Co. (College)
Published: 2010
International: No

List price: $300.00

Fundamentals of Business Law: Summarized Cases - 8TH 10 edition

ISBN13: 978-0324595734

Roger LeRoy Miller

ISBN13: 978-0324595734
ISBN10: 0324595735

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 8TH 10
Copyright: 2010
Publisher: West Publishing Co. (College)
Published: 2010
International: No
Summary

Brief and affordable, FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS LAW: SUMMARIZED CASES focuses on core business law topics, including contracts and sales. Summarized cases are integrated throughout the text to illustrate key points of law. FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS LAW: SUMMARIZED CASES is ideal for the one-term course that focuses primarily on contracts and sales.

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

Part I: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS.
1. The Legal and Constitutional Environment of Business.
2. Traditional and Online Dispute Resolution.
3. Ethics and Business Decision Making.
Part II: TORTS AND CRIMES.
4. Torts and Cyber Torts.
5. Intellectual Property and Internet Law.
6. Criminal Law and Cyber Crimes.
Part III: CONTRACTS.
7. Nature and Classification.
8. Agreement and Consideration.
9. Capacity and Legality.
10. Defenses to Contract Enforceability.
11. Third Party Rights and Discharge.
12. Breach and Remedies.
13. E-Contracts and E-Signatures.
Part IV: SALES AND LEASE CONTRACTS.
14. The Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts.
15. Title and Risk of Loss.
16. Performance and Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts.
17. Warranties and Product Liability.
Part V: NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS.
18. Negotiability, Transferability, and Liability.
19. Checks and Banking in the Digital Age.
Part VI: DEBTOR-CREDITOR RELATIONSHIPS.
20. Security Interests in Personal Property.
21. Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy.
Part VII: EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS.
22. Agency Relationships.
23. Employment Law and Immigration.
Part VIII: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS.
24. Sole Proprietorships, Partnerships, and Limited Liability Companies.
25. Corporate Formation, Financing, and Termination.
26. Corporate Directors, Officers, and Shareholders.
27. Investor Protection, Insider Trading and Corporate Governance.
Part IX: PROPERTY AND ITS PROTECTION.
28. Personal Property and Bailments.
29. Real Property and Landlord-Tenant Law.
30. Insurance, Wills, and Trusts.
Part X: SPECIAL TOPICS.
31. Liability of Accountants and Other Professionals.
32. International Law in a Global Economy.
Appendices.