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Legal Environment of Business

Legal Environment of Business - 7th edition

ISBN13: 978-0324004236

Cover of Legal Environment of Business 7TH 00 (ISBN 978-0324004236)
ISBN13: 978-0324004236
ISBN10: 0324004230
Edition: 7TH 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: West Publishing Co. (College)
Published: 2000
International: No

Legal Environment of Business - 7TH 00 edition

ISBN13: 978-0324004236

Roger E. Meiners, Al H. Ringleb and Frances L. Edward

ISBN13: 978-0324004236
ISBN10: 0324004230
Edition: 7TH 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: West Publishing Co. (College)
Published: 2000
International: No

This popular text effectively combines a traditional case focus with clear and concise coverage of a wide range of up-to-date topics. Students are introduced to the impact the law affecting business while concentrating on information and applications essential to the business practitioner.

In-depth, contemporary analysis of INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY and CYBERLAW. in Chapter 9, "Property and Intellectual Property."
COVERAGE OF CRIMES has been integrated through the text. Chapter 1 will also include a new chart on business crimes.
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW COVERAGE now includes issues affecting business as well as those affecting individuals.
INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION is featured with added emphasis in Chapter 4, "Alternative Dispute Resolution."
CHAPTER 14, "BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS," now features expanded discussion of the issues surrounding limited liability companies.
PRACTICE PROBLEMS included at the end of each chapter promote an active application of the principles discussed. Students can find the answers provided on the text's website.
POWERPOINT SLIDES, now available with this edition, provide a convenient and compelling medium to enhance presentations and discussions.
INTERNET RESOURCES AND CITATIONS are incorporated throughout the text and most chapters conclude with an optional Internet assignment inviting students to further explore the issues via the World Wide Web.
Cyberlaw boxes, appearing throughout the text, discuss how technology affects legal issues in the business world.
INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES BOXES (approx. 2 per chapter) provide stimulating insights into the legal traditions, customs, and institutions of other countries.
ISSUE ARTICLES at the end of each chapter are excerpted from the Wall Street Journal and other notable publications to present controversial issues challenging students on current legal issues. Each article concludes with issue questions appropriate for class discussion, with answers available in the Instructor's Resource Guide.
JURISPRUDENCE highlights humorous or odd cases and legal events.
EACH CHAPTER INCLUDES the following features: Summary, Review and Discussion Questions, Case Questions, Policy Questions, Ethics Questions, and Internet assignments.

Author Bio

Ringleb, Al H. : Universities for International Business Studies

Executive Director, Consortium of Universities for International Business Studies

Meiners, Roger E. : University of Texas at Arlington

Table of Contents


1. The Modern Environment of Business.
2. The Court System.
3. The Trial Process.
4. Alternative Dispute Resolution.
5. The Constitution: Focus on Application to Business.
6. Government Agencies and Administrative Process.


7. Intentional Torts and Negligence.
8. Business Torts.
9. Property.
10. Contracts.
11. Domestic and International Sales.
12. Debtor/Creditor Relations.
13. Agency.
14. Business Organizations.


15. Labor and Employment Law.
16. Employment Discrimination.
17. Environmental Law.
18. Consumer Protection.
19. Antitrust Law.
20. Securities Regulation.
21. The International Legal Environment of Business.

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