Contemporary business law

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Prentice Hall PTR, 2000 - Business & Economics - 1010 pages
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Exceptionally reader-friendly, this full-color introduction to contemporary business law offers full coverage and clear explanations of traditional business law topics AND addresses the legal environment in which business must operate. Over 100 enrichment boxes focus on contemporary, ethical, and international issues, and over 150 contemporary cases provide examples of the application of the law. Coverage includes the legal ramifications of the Internet and technology; contract formation and commercial law; contract performance and international trade; intellectual property rights including the exploding multimedia market and its legal implications; equal opportunity employment including the latest discussion of diversity in the workforce; ethics and social responsibility of business; product liability; and more. For those currently practicing in legal and/or business environments.

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Contents

THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS
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Critical Legal Thinking
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in Cyberspace
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Copyright

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Henry R. Cheeseman Henry R. Cheeseman is an award-winning author of several business law textbooks published by Prentice Hall Publishing, including the definitive, highly-regarded "Business Law," Other textbooks published by Professor Cheeseman by Prentice Hall Publishing are "Contemporary Business and Online Commerce Law, The Legal Environment of Business and Online Commerce, Essential of Business and Online Commerce, and Introduction to Law," He has earned six degrees, including a Juris Doctor degree from the UCLA School of Law, an LLM degree from Boston University, and an MBA degree from the University of Chicago. Professor Cheeseman is a Clinical Professor of Law and the Director of Legal Studies at the Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California. Students there voted him the best teacher of the year on many occasions, earning him the "Golden Apple" Teacher Award. Professor Cheeseman has also served at the Center for Excellence in Teaching at the University. Professor Cheeseman recognizes the importance of the paralegal to the practice of law, and has co-authored this new and exciting edition of "The Paralegal Professional."" " Thomas F. Golman Thomas F. Goldman is a Professor of Law and Management, Former Director of the Center for Legal Studies and of the Paralegal Studies Program at Bucks County Community College in Pennsylvania. An accounting and eco-nomics graduate of Boston University and of Temple University School of Law, Professor Goldman has an active international law, technology law, and litigation practice. He has worked extensively with paralegals and received the award of the Legal Support Staff Guild. He was elected the Legal Secre-tariesAssociation Boss of the Year for his contribution to cooperative educa-tion by encouraging the use of paralegals and legal assistants in law offices. He also received the Bucks County Community College Alumni Association Professional Achievement Award. He has been an educational consultant on technology to major corporations and a frequent speaker and lecturer on educa-tional, legal, and technology issues. Appointed to the American Association for Paralegal Education Board of Directors in October 2005, and served as the Chair of the Technology Task Force initiating the Train the Trainer program.

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