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West's Business Law

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ISBN-10: 0314064230

ISBN-13: 9780314064233

Edition: 6th 1996 (Alternate)

Authors: Gaylord A. Jentz, Roger LeRoy Miller, Frank B. Cross

List price: $64.00
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Now full-color throughout, the 6th edition contains three new chapters on court procedures, employment law, and comparative international law. A Personal Law Handbook is found at the end of the text. A new four-page annotated pullout in chapter 20 presents and explains an international sales contract. Focus on Ethics appears at the end of each unit and Ethical Considerations follow selected cases. A new appendix is titled A Guide to Research in Business Law and Using the Internet. Other features include Emerging Trends in Business Law, Legal Perspectives in Business, Concept Summaries, and exhibits.
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Book details

List price: $64.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: West Publishing Company, College & School Division
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1500
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.50" long x 2.50" tall
Weight: 5.984
Language: English

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.

The Legal Enivronment of Business
Introduction to Law and Legal Reasoning
Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Court Procedures
Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business
Ethics and Business Decision Making
Torts and Crimes
Intentional Torts
Negligence and Strict Liability
Intellectual Property
Criminal Law and Cyber Crimes
Contracts and E-Contracts
Nature and Terminology
Agreement
Consideration
Capacity and Legality
Genuineness of Assent
The Statute of Frauds
Third Party Rights
Performance and Discharge
Breach of Contract and Remedies
E-Contracts
Domestic and International Sales and Lease Contracts
The Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts
Title, Risk, and Insurable Interest
Performance and Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts
Warranties and Product Liability
Negotiable Instruments
The Function and Creation of Negotiable Instruments
Transferability and Holder in Due Course
Liability, Defenses, and Discharge
Checks, the Banking System, and E-Money
Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy
Creditors' Rights and Remedies
Secured Transactions
Bankruptcy Law
Agency and Employment
Agency Formation and Duties
Liability to Third Parties and Termination
Employment and Labor Law
Employment Discrimination
Business Organizations
Sole Proprietorships and Franchises
Partnerships and Limited Liability Partnerships
Limited Liability Companies and Special Business Forms
Corporations-Formation and Financing
Corporations-Directors, Officers, and Shareholders
Corporations-Merger, Consolidation, and Termination
Corporations-Securities Law and Corporate Governance
Law for Small Business
Government Regulation
Administrative Law
Consumer Law
Environmental Law
Antitrust Law
Property
Personal Property and Bailments
Real Property and Landlord-Tenant Relationships
Special Topics
Insurance
Wills, Trusts, and Elder Law
Professional Liability and Accountability
International Law
Appendices