Legal Environment of Business

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Appropriate for courses in Business Law and The Legal Environment of Business. This text provides an overview of the major areas of the law that shape the environment in which business and individuals operate. A conscious effort has been made to present technically accurate material in as straightforward a manner as possible. The author's clear, accessible prose and logical organization result in a text that is readable and more

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  • Hardback | 480 pages
  • 184.2 x 243.1 x 23.9mm | 870.88g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0131253867
  • 9780131253865

Table of contents

I. INTRODUCTION TO LAW AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM. 1. Sources of the Law. 2. The Court System. 3. Ethics, Public Policy and the Regulatory Environment. 4. Administrative Law. 5. Criminal Law. 6. Intentional Torts. 7. Negligence and Strict Liability. II. CONTRACTS. 8. General Introduction to Contracts. 9. Offer and Acceptance. 10. Consideration. 11. Capacity. 12. Genuine Assent. 13. Legality. 14. Statute of Frauds. 15. Assignment of Contracts and Third-Party Beneficiaries. 16. Performance and Breach. 17. Remedies. III. SALE OF GOODS AND COMMERCIAL PAPER UNDER THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE. 18. Introduction to Sales Contracts. 19. Rights and Duties of Parties in the Performance and Breach of the Sales Contract. 20. Warranties. 21. Remedies for Breach of the Sales Contract. 22. Introduction to Commercial Paper. 23. Transfer and Negotiation of Commercial Paper and Rights of Holders. 24. Liability of Parties to Commercial Paper. IV. PROPERTY. 25. Introduction to Personal Property. 26. Intellectual Property. 27. Bailments. 28. Real Property. 29. Creation and Transfer of Interests. 30. Landlords' and Tenants' Rights and Responsibilities. 31. Wills. 32. Trusts. V. AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT. 33. Agency. 34. Labor Law. VI. BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS. 35. Sole Proprietorship. 36. Partnership. 37. Limited Partnership. 38. Corporations. 39. Liquidation, Reorganization and Adjustment of Debts. VIII. CONSUMER PROTECTION. 40. Consumer Protection. Appendix A: The Mayflower Compact. Appendix B: Declaration of Independence. Appendix C: The Constitution of the United States. Appendix D: Uniform Commercial Code. Appendix E: Uniform Commercial Code-Article 3. Appendix F: Uniform Partnership more