Business Law Principles, Cases, and Policies

ISBN-10: 0130915602
ISBN-13: 9780130915603
Edition: 5th 2002
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List price: $140.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 8/14/2001
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1358
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.50" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 5.698
Language: English

Guide to Reading Legal Cases
Introduction To Law And The Legal System
Law and Courts
Introduction to Law an Business Law
Sources of Law in the United States
American Court Systems
Civil Dispute Resolution
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Litigation-Pretrial Proceedings
Trial
Post-Trial Proceedings
Criminal Law and Procedure
Substantive Criminal Law
Criminal Procedure
The Constitution and Business Regulation
Governmental Power to Regulate Business and Commerce
Constitutional Limitations on Federal and State Regulation of Business
Administrative Agencies
Tort Law
Introduction to Tort Law
Intentional Torts
Negligence
Strict Liability
Introduction to Property and the Uniform Commercial Code
Introduction to Property
Introduction to the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)
CONTRACTS
Introduction to Contracts
The Law of Contracts
Types of Contracts
Scope and Organization of Contract Study
Contract Formation-Agreement
The Offer
Termination of the Offer Before Acceptance
Acceptance
Contract Formation-Consideration
The Doctrine of Consideration
Legal Detriment
Bargained-for Exchange
Settlement of Claims
Mutuality of Consideration
Promissory Estoppel
Capacity and Legality
Contractual Capacity
Unenforceability on Public Policy Grounds
Genuine Assent
Fraud (Deceit) and Misrepresentation
Mistake
Duress and Undue Influence
Written Agreements
Contract Interpretation
Effect of Adopting a Writing: The Parol Evidence Rule
The Statute of Frauds
Effect of Alteration
Third Parties
Assignment and Delegation
Third-Party Beneficiaries
Performance of the Contract
Conditions
Performance and Breach
Effect of Prospective Nonperformance
Excuses for Nonperformance
Contract Remedies
The Role of Contract Remedies
Enforcement by an Award of Damages-The Remedy at Law
Equitable Remedies-Specific Performance, Injunction Against Breach, and Reformation
Restitution
Election of Remedies
SALES
The Sales Contract-General Obligations
Introduction to the Sales Contract
General Obligations of the Parties
Open Price and Quantity Terms
Auction Sales- 2-328
Personal Property Leases
The Sales Contract-Title and Risk of Loss
Passage of Title
Identification
Risk of Loss
The Sales Contract-Remedies
Remedial Philosophy of the Code
Buyers' Obligations
Buyers' Remedies
Sellers' Remedies
Statute of Limitations
The Sales Contract-Warranties
Introduction to Warranties
Express Warranties
Implied Warranties
Warranty of Title and Against Infringement
Conflict of Warranties- 2-317
Remedies for Breach of Warranty
Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act
Products Liability
Overview of Modern Products Liability Law
Negligence
Strict Liability in Tort
Products Liability Today
Negotiable Instruments
Introduction to Negotiable Instruments
Introduction to Article
Introduction to Negotiability
Negotiability
Formal Requisites of Negotiability
Incomplete Instructions
Negotiation
Introduction to Negotiation
Indorsements
Negotiation Subject to Rescission
Holders in Due Course
General Requirements
Rights of a Holder in Due Course
Liability of Parties-Contract Liability
Liability Based upon Signature
Primary Liability
Secondary Liability
Accommodation Parties
Effect of Instrument on Underlying Obligation
Liability of Parties-Forgery and Alteration
Basic Concepts of Forgery and Alteration
Forgery and Alteration-Specific Problems
Bank Deposits and Collections
Credit Cards and Electronic Fund Transfers
The Check Collection Process
Legal Aspects of the Check Collection Process
Relationship Between Payor Bank and Its Customer
Credit Cards
Electronic Funds Transfer
Debtor-Creditor Relations
Introduction to Debtor-Creditor Relations
The Law of Debtors and Creditors
Government Regulation of Credit
Creditors' Remedies
State Debt Collection Remedies
Fraudulent Conveyances and Bulk Sales
Bankruptcy
Introduction to Bankruptcy
Straight Bankruptcy-Chapter
Rehabilitation-Chapters 11, 12 and
Collective Creditors' Remedies Outside Bankruptcy
Introduction to Secured Transactions
Introduction to Article 9 of the UCC
Attachment of a Security Interest
Perfection of a Security Interest
Default
Secured Transactions-Priorities
General Rules of Priority
The Floating Lien Priority Rules
Priorities in Fixtures- 9-334
Special Topics
Suretyship
Introduction to Suretyship
The Suretyship Contract
Relationship Between Surety and Principal
Relationship Between Surety and Creditor-In General
Relationship Between Surety and Creditor-Surety's Defenses
Multiple Sureties
PROPERTY
Personal Property Ownership and Transfer
Introduction to Property Ownership and Transfer
Acquiring Title to, or an Interest in, Personal Property
Fixtures
Bailments, Documents of Title, and Letters of Credit
Introduction to Bailments
General Liability of the Bailer
Bailments for Shipment or Storage
Letters of Credit
Real Property Ownership
Freehold Estates in Property
Co-ownership of Property
Introduction to Landlord and Tenant
Rights and Obligations of Landlord and Tenant
Transferring Interests in Leased Property
Real Property Transfer
Voluntary Transfer of Real Property by Sale-Conveyancing
Financing Real Property
Transfer of Real Property by Adverse Possession
Regulating Land Use
Private Regulation of Land Use
Public Regulation of Land Use
Decedents' Estates and Trusts
Introduction to Transfers on Death
Wills and Intestate Succession
Introduction to Trusts
Creation, Modification, and Termination of Trusts
Trust Administration
Principal and Income Allocation
Charitable Trusts
Resulting Trusts
BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS
Introduction to Agency
General Principles of Agency
Agency and Contracts
Liability of Principal for Notice of Agent
Termination of Agency Powers
Agency and Torts
Tort Liability of Principal and Agent
Worker's Compensation
Introduction to Partnership
Forms of Business Organizations
Introduction to Partnership Law
Nature and Formation of Partnership
Relationship Among Partners
Operation and Termination of Partnership
General Partners and Third Parties
Dissociation, Dissolution, and Liquidation
Limited Partnership and Limited Liability Companies
Limited Partnership
Limited Liability Companies
Introduction to Corporations
The Law of Corporations
Incorporation and Admission
Promoter and Shareholder Liability
Corporate Financial Structure
Introduction to Corporate Financial Structure
Ownership and Transfer of Securities
Dividends, Distributions, and Redemptions
Corporate Management-Structure and Duties
Shareholders
Corporate Management
Duties of Management
Corporate Management-Special Topics
Corporate Litigation
Extraordinary Corporate Matters
The Closely-Held Corporation-Special Problems
Government Regulation Of Business
Securities Regulation
Introduction to Securities Regulation
The Securities Act of 1933-Registration
Exemption from 1933 Act Registration
Liability Under the 1933 Act
Introduction to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
1934 Act Corporate Control Regulation
1934 Act Insider Trading and Antifraud Regulation
Introduction to Antitrust Law
Historical Background
Enforcing the Antitrust Laws
The Reach of the Antitrust Laws-Scope and Regulations
Economics and Antitrust
The Sherman Act
Introduction to  1
Horizontal Restraints
Vertical Restraints
Monopolization
The Clayton Act and Federal Trade Commission Act
Price Discrimination-The Robinson-Patman Act
Mergers-Clayton Act  7
Federal Trade Commission Act
Employee Protection and Labor Law
Employee Protection Statutes
Labor Law
Federal Equal Employment Opportunity Laws
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
Age Discrimination in Employment Act
Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act
Enforcement of Title VII, the ADEA, and Title I
Other Statutes Limiting Employment Discrimination
Environmental Law
Introduction to Environmental Law
Clear Air Act
Clean Water Act
Regulation of Toxic and Hazardous Substances
National Environmental Policy Act
SPECIAL TOPICS
Accountants' Liability
Common Law Liability
Statutory Liability
Accountant-Client Privilege
The Return Preparation Liability
Insurance Law
Introduction to Insurance
Insurable Interest
Persons and Interests Protected
Risk Transferred
Claims and Recovery
Rights and Defenses of Insurer
International Legal Problems
International Law and Organizations
Distribution of National Powers Over Foreign Affairs
National Courts in the International Setting
Treatment of Foreign Nationals and Their Property
National Courts and Foreign Sovereignty
Technology Law
Intellectual Property
Computer Law and Cyberlaw
Glossary
The Constitution of the United States
Uniform Commercial Code (2000 Official Test)
Revised Uniform Partnership Act (1994) [Including the Uniform Limited Liability Partnership Amendments (1997)]
Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act (1976) with 1985 Amendments
Revised Model Business Corporation Act (1984) (As Amended Through May 2001)
Credits
Table of Cases
Index

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