Anderson's Business Law and the Legal Environment

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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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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.

MARIANNE M. JENNINGS is Professor of Legal and Ethical Studies, College of Business, Arizona State University. Author of award winning textbooks, monographs, and journal articles, her weekly columns are syndicated nationwide, and her other writings have appeared in the "Wall Street Journal", "The Chicago Tribune", "The New York Times", and "Reader's Digest". Jennings has conducted more than 200 workshops and seminars in business, human resource management, government, law, and academic and professional ethics.

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