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Business Law : Ethical, International and E-Commerce Environment - Text Only

Business Law : Ethical, International and E-Commerce Environment - Text Only - 4th edition

Business Law : Ethical, International and E-Commerce Environment - Text Only - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780130879134

ISBN10: 0130879134

Business Law : Ethical, International and E-Commerce Environment - Text Only by Harry R. Cheeseman - ISBN 9780130879134
Edition: 4TH 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
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Business Law : Ethical, International and E-Commerce Environment - Text Only by Harry R. Cheeseman - ISBN 9780130879134

ISBN13: 9780130879134

ISBN10: 0130879134

Edition: 4TH 01

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Summary

The fourth edition of Cheesman's Business Law incorporates e-commerce and Internet law throughout the book. First, there is a new Unit IV "Intellectual Property, E-Commerce, and Internet Law" that has two chapters dealing exclusively with legal and business issues related to the new electronic commerce. These chapters are: Chapter 17 Intellectual Property and Internet Law and Chapter 18 E-Commerce and Internet Law

Also, there are more than 50 New E-Commerce and Internet Law boxes that feature special laws and cases related to the Internet and Web-based commerce that are strategically located throughout the book. Some of these special featured boxes are:

  • Broad Free-Speech Rights Granted in Cyberspace
  • E-Mail Messages Used as Evidence
  • Federal Law Helps Victims of Identity Fraud
  • The Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA)
  • The Uniform Electronic Transaction Act (UETA)
  • Cyber Business Plans Are Patentable
  • The Digital Millennium Copyright Act
  • Anticybersquatting Act Passed by Congress

Cheeseman's Business Law, Fourth Edition has the most comprehensive coverage of the expanding area on intellectual property law and the new and exciting areas of domain names, electronic commerce, and Internet Law. Please take a look at Chapters 17 and 18 and the extensive e-commerce and Internet law materials in this exciting revision.

Author Bio

Cheeseman, Henry R. : University of Southern California

Henry R. Cheeseman Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I. THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL LAW.

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

II. TORTS, CRIMES, AND BUSINESS ETHICS.

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

III. CONTRACTS AND ELECTRONIC COMMERCE.

9. Nature of Traditional and Internet Contracts.
10. Agreements.
11. Consideration.
12. Capacity and Legality.
13. Genuineness of Assent.
14. Writing and Contract Form.
15. Third Party Rights and Discharge of Contracts.
16. Contract Remedies and Torts Associated with Contracts.

IV. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, INTERNET LAW, AND ELECTRONIC COMMERCE.

17. Intellectual Property and Internet Law.
18. E-Commerce and Internet Law.

V. DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL SALES AND LEASE CONTRACTS.

19. Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts.
20. Performance of Sales and Lease Contracts.
21. Remedies for Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts.
22. Warranties.

VI. NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS.

23. Creation of Negotiable Instruments.
24. Transfer of Negotiable Instruments.
25. Holder in Due Course and Defenses.
26. Checks and Wire Transfers.

VII. CREDIT AND BANKRUPTCY.

27. Credit and Suretyship.
28. Secured Transactions.
29. Bankruptcy and Reorganization.

VIII. AGENCY LAW.

30. Agency Formation and Termination.
31. Liability of Principals and Agents.

IX. NONCORPORATE BUSINESS ORGANIZATION.

32. Law for Entrepreneurs.
33. General Partnerships.
34. Limited Partnerships and Limited Liability Partnerships.
35. Limited Liability Companies.
36. Franchises and Licensing.

X. CORPORATIONS.

37. Corporate Formation and Financing.
38. Directors, Officers, and Shareholders.
39. Mergers and Hostile Takeovers of Corporations.
40. Securities Regulation and Investor Protection.

XI. EMPLOYMENT AND LABOR LAW.

41. Employment and Worker Protection Laws.
42. Equal Opportunity in Employment.
43. Labor Relations Law.
44. Liability Accountants.

XII. GOVERNMENT REGULATION.

45. Administrative Law and Government Regulation.
46. Consumer Protection.
47. Environmental Protection.
48. Antitrust Law.

XIII. PROPERTY.

49. Personal Property and Bailments.
50. Real Property.
51. Landlord-Tenant Relationships.
52. Insurance.
53. Wills, Trusts, and Estates.


Appendix A: Critical Legal Thinking Writing Assignments.