Cengage Advantage Books: Business Law Today: The Essentials

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2010 - Business & Economics - 864 pages
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This text is a briefer paperback version of the widely-adopted Miller/Jentz BUSINESS LAW TODAY: THE STANDARD EDITION. THE ESSENTIALS offers the very same traits that have made that book so successful edition after edition - it provides the legal credibility and authoritativeness of a traditional business law book while also offering strong visual appeal and student friendly features. The text's engaging, high-interest presentation is complemented by the essential detail and information necessary to completely explain law topics. The book truly offers you and your students the best of both worlds--a credible business law source, which students will be motivated to read. Its magic and the cornerstone of its widespread success is in this ability to appeal to both instructors and students without being mutually exclusive. BUSINESS LAW TODAY: THE ESSENTIALS also offers the most comprehensive teaching and learning support package on the market, with something to fit many different instructional or learning styles. This text explicitly meets the AACSB curriculum requirements.
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Contents

The Historical and Constitutional Foundations
1
Ethics and Business Decision Making
43
Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution
64
Torts and Cyber Torts
97
Intellectual Property and Internet Law
126
Criminal Law
152
Cyber Crime
179
Contracts Nature Classification Agreement and Consideration
199
Employment Law
514
The Entrepreneurs Options
552
Corporations
574
Investor Protection Insider Trading and Corporate Governance
610
Promoting Competition
640
Personal Property Bailments and Insurance
663
Real Property and Environmental Law
691
International Law in a Global Economy
717

Contracts Capacity Legality Assent and Form
235
Contracts Third Party Rights Discharge Breach and Remedies
266
Sales and Leases Formation Title and Risk
300
Sales and Leases Performance and Breach
334
Warranties Product Liability and Consumer Law
358
Negotiable Instruments
391
Checks and Banking in the Digital Age
424
Security Interests Creditors Rights and Bankruptcy
449
Agency
488
How to Brief Cases and Analyze Case Problems
739
The Constitution of the United States
741
Articles 2 and 2A of the Uniform Commercial Code
748
The SarbanesOxley Act of 2002 Excerpts and Explanatory Comments
781
Sample Answers for EndofChapter Hypothetical Questions with Sample Answer
787
Glossary
791
Table of Cases
807
Index
813
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Roger LeRoy Miller studied at the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Chicago. He has been on the staff of a number of universities, including the University of Washington, Clemson University, and the University of Miami School of Law, where he taught, among other subjects, intellectual property and entertainment law. He has published in the Insurance Counsel Journal, Defense Research, and California Trial Lawyers Journal and has coauthored numerous textbooks, including BUSINESS LAW: TEXT & CASES, THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT: TEXT & CASES, BUSINESS LAW TODAY, FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS LAW, and THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY.

Gaylord A. Jentz was born in Beloit, Wisconsin, on August 7, 1931, and died suddenly in Austin, Texas, on November 23, 2009. He grew up in Waupun, Wisconsin, and earned his B.A., M.B.A., and J.D. degrees at the University of Wisconsin. Professor Jentz was as an author of leading textbooks. He authored or co-authored approximately 60 editions of the most popular business law textbooks in the country. He began his teaching career at the University of Oklahoma in 1958 and he moved to the University of Texas (UT) in 1965, where he taught until he retired in 1998. His significant contributions to the UT business school earned him admission to its Hall of Fame, an honor bestowed upon few faculty members. He also received the Civitatis Award for service from UT.

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