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Business Law - Text Only

Business Law - Text Only - 3rd edition

Business Law - Text Only - 3rd edition

ISBN13: 9780135979723

ISBN10: 0135979722

Business Law -  Text Only by Henry Cheeseman - ISBN 9780135979723
Edition: 3RD 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Business Law -  Text Only by Henry Cheeseman - ISBN 9780135979723

ISBN13: 9780135979723

ISBN10: 0135979722

Edition: 3RD 98

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Summary

Appropriate for one- or two-semester courses in Business Law. This book is the most comprehensive business law text on the PH list. Offers longer cases (edited), with more actual language of the court. Includes numerous business oriented features that make the course more relevant to future managers. Praised for its writing style and accessibility, this third edition continues with the themes of the previous edition: ethics, social responsibility, contemporary business and application issues, and international law.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I. THE NATURE OF AMERICAN AND INTERNATIONAL LAW.

1. Introduction to Law and Critical Legal Thinking.
2. Judicial and Alternative Dispute Resolution.
3. Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business.
4. International Law and Dispute Resolution.

II. TORTS, CRIMES, AND BUSINESS ETHICS.

5. Intentional Torts, Negligence, and Strict Liability.
6. Intellectual Property Rights.
7. Criminal Law and Business Crimes.
8. Ethics and the Social Responsibility of Business.

III. CONTRACTS.

9. Nature and Classification of Contracts.
10. Agreement.
11. Consideration.
12. Capacity and Legality.
13. Genuiness of Assent.
14. Writing and Contract Form.
15. Third-Party Rights and Discharge of Contracts.
16. Contract Remedies and Torts Associated with Contracts.

IV. SALES AND LEASE CONTRACTS.

17. Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts.
18. Title, Risk, and Insurable Interest.
19. Remedies for Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts.
20. Sales and Lease Warranties.
21. Product Liability.

V. NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS.

22. Creation of Negotiable Instruments.
23. Transfer of Negotiable Instruments.
24. Holder in Due Course, Liability, and Defenses.
25. Checks, Electronic Fund Transfers, and the Banking System.

VI. CREDIT AND BANKRUPTCY.

26. Credit, Suretyship, and Lender Liability.
27. Secured Transactions.
28. Bankruptcy and Reorganization.

VII. AGENCY LAW.

29. Creation and Termination of Agency Relationships.
30. Liability of Principles and Agents.

VIII. NONCORPORATE BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS.

31. Forms of Conducting Domestic and International Business.
32. Formation and Dissolution of General Partnerships.
33. Operation of General Partnerships.
34. Limited Liability Partnerships and Companies.

IX. CORPORATIONS.

35. The Formation and Financing of Corporations.
36. Management and Powers of Corporations.
37. Liability of Corporate Directors, Officers, and Shareholders.
38. Mergers and Hostile Takeovers of Corporations.
39. Securities Regulation and Investor Protection.
40. Private Franchises and Licensing.

X. EMPLOYMENT LAW.

41. Employment Contracts and Worker Protection Laws.
42. Equal Opportunity in Employment.
43. Labor Relations Laws.
44. Liability of Accountants and Other Professionals.

XI. GOVERNMENT REGULATION.

45. Administrative Law and Government Regulation.
46. Consumer Protection.
47. Environmental Protection.
48. Antitrust Law.
49. Agricultural, Natural Resource, and Commodities Laws and Regulations.

XII. PROPERTY.

50. Personal Property, Bailments, and Documents of Title.
51. Real Property.
52. Landlord-Tenant Relationship and Land Use Control.
53. Insurance.
54. Wills, Trusts, and Estates.

Appendix A. The Constitution of the United States of America.
Appendix B. The Uniform Commercial Code.
Appendix C. The Uniform Partnership Act.
Appendix D. The Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act.
Appendix E. The Revised Model Business Corporation Act.

Glossary.
Case Index.
Subject Index.