Cengage Advantage Books: Essentials of the Legal Environment

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Cengage Learning, Jan 2, 2007 - Education - 704 pages
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Get your money's worth with ESSENTIALS OF THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT! This affordable text offers complete one-semester coverage of business law and its environment in a non-technical, straightforward, and engaging style. Authors Miller, Cross, and Jentz explain legal issues and court decisions in a way that pares down legal jargon while still conveying what you need to know to succeed in your course and in the legal environment. ESSENTIALS OF THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT covers all required business law topics for the CPA exam and includes a 2008 Online Legal Research Guide that provides basic information about how to find almost anything related to law on the internet.
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Roger LeRoy Miller has served on the faculty of several universities, including the University of Washington, Clemson University, and the University of Miami School of Law. As professor he has taught intellectual property law, entertainment law, and other subjects. A widely published and respected author, his work has appeared in the Insurance Counsel Journal, Defense Research, California Trial Lawyers Journal, Antitrust Bulletin, Wisconsin Law Review, and Connecticut Law Review. He has authored or co-authored numerous authoritative textbooks on law, including BUSINESS LAW: TEXT & CASES, BUSINESS LAW TODAY: TEXT & SUMMARIZED CASES, and THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY. He completed his studies at the University of California at Berkeley and University of Chicago.

Frank B. Cross is Professor of Business Regulation at The University of Texas at Austin Law School. Prior to this he was an attorney with Kirkland & Ellis in Washington, D.C. He received his B.A. from the University of Kansas and his J.D. from Harvard Law School.

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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