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Legal Environment - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0324786545

Cover of Legal Environment 4TH 11 (ISBN 978-0324786545)
ISBN13: 978-0324786545
ISBN10: 0324786549

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 4TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.
Published: 2011
International: No

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Legal Environment - 4TH 11 edition

ISBN13: 978-0324786545

Jeffrey F. Beatty

ISBN13: 978-0324786545
ISBN10: 0324786549

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 4TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: South-Western Publishing Co.
Published: 2011
International: No

Author Bio

Jeffrey F. Beatty
Jeffrey F. Beatty was a two-time winner of the Beckwith Prize, Boston University's highest undergraduate teaching award. His research expertise included constitutional law, torts, contracts, and the uniform commercial code. In 1998, the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB) awarded him the Charles Hewitt Award for excellence in teaching, presented annually to one professor in the United States. The highest honor for teaching conferred by the ALSB, this award is dedicated to the communication and recognition of creative teaching practices of business law. Prior to his teaching, Professor Beatty worked for several years as a legal aid lawyer, concentrating on immigration law and general civil litigation. He also practiced in a private firm, where he concentrated on general civil litigation, including trials and appeals of tort, contract, employment, and property cases.
Susan S. Samuelson
Professor Samuelson is a tenured full professor in the Business Policy and Law Department of the School of Management at Boston University where she has been awarded the Broderick Prize in recognition of outstanding teaching accomplishments. She teaches both law and ethics to undergraduates, graduate students, and executives. Professor Samuelson's research has focused on securities law and the management of lawyers (in both law firms and corporations). Her articles have appeared in the Boston University Law Review, the Ohio State Law Journal and the Sloan Management Review, among others. She earned both an A.B. and J.D. degree at Harvard University has practiced law in the corporate department of the law firm of Choate, Hall, and Stewart.

Table of Contents

UNIT 1: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT.
1. Introduction to Law.
2. Business Ethics and Social Responsibility.
3. Dispute Resolution.
4. Common Law, Statutory Law, and Administrative Law.
5. Constitutional Law.
6. Torts.
7. Crime.
8. International Law.
UNIT 2: CONTRACTS & THE UCC.
9. Introduction to Contracts.
10. Legality, Consent, and Writing.
11. Conclusion to Contracts.
12. Sales & Product Liability.
13. Negotiable Instruments.
14. Secured Transactions and Bankruptcy.
UNIT 3: AGENCY & EMPLOYMENT.
15. Agency.
16. Employment Law.
17. Labor Law.
UNIT 4: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS.
18. Starting a Business.
19. Corporations.
20. Securities Regulation.
UNIT 5: GOVERNMENT REGULATION & PROPERTY.
21. Antitrust.
22. Cyberlaw.
23. Intellectual Property.
24. Property.
25. Consumer Law.
26. Environmental Law.