Anderson's Business Law and the Legal Environment

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David P. Twomey, Marianne Jennings, Ivan Fox
West/Thomson Learning, 2002 - Commercial law - 1308 pages
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A true landmark in legal education, Anderson's Business Law and the Legal Environment has long guided students to a practical understanding of business law. Now in it's eighteenth edition, the text stands as a trusted reference point in business law, and as a clear guide for students preparing for the CPA exam.

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The Nature and Sources of Law
The Court System and Dispute Resolution

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About the author (2002)

A member of the faculty at the Boston College Carroll School of Management since 1968 and chair of the Business Law Department for over a decade, Professor David P. Twomey has received numerous teaching and service awards at Boston College. He has written 31 editions of his textbooks and numerous articles on labor, employment, and business law topics. As Business Law Chair, he serves as a spokesperson for a strong legal and ethical component in both the undergraduate and graduate curriculum. He also has a special interest in curriculum development, serving four terms as chairman of his school's Education Policy Committee. Professor Twomey is also a nationally known labor arbitrator. In the context of impending nationwide railroad and airline strikes, his service includes appointments by Presidents Reagan, George Bush, Clinton, and George W. Bush to eight Presidential Emergency Boards, whose recommendations served as the basis for the resolution of these labor disputes. Professor Twomey is a member of the National Academy of Arbitrators. He is also a member of the Massachusetts, Florida, and federal Bars.

Jennings is the Director of the Joan and David Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics at Arizona State University where she has twice been named professor of the year in the College of Business. She earned her J.D. from Brigham Young University. Ms. Jennings has served as a consultant to many organizations including Dial Corporation, Motorola and State Farm. She is the author of six texts including Business: Its Legal, Ethical, and Global Environment, a frequent contributor to the Wall Street Journal, and a legal commentator for National Public Radio.

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