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Law for Business and Personal Use

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ISBN-10: 0538445882

ISBN-13: 9780538445887

Edition: 18th 2008 (Revised)

Authors: John E. Adamson

List price: $131.95
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Explore the foundations of business law, while introducing personal law topics that interest students. LAW FOR BUSINESS AND PERSONAL USE 18E combines strong content with interactive technology and video to maintain student interest and support active learning. Coverage includes contracts, criminal law, consumer protection, wills/estates, property law, unions, commercial paper, and credit obligations. Each chapter is divided into short, easy-to-handle lessons, setting a comfortable learning pace. With more than 1,000 cases, there's never a shortage of opportunities for case analysis and research.
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Book details

List price: $131.95
Edition: 18th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 2/8/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 688
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.696
Language: English

John E. Adamson is Emeritus Professor of Business and Law in the Department of Finance and General Business at Missouri State University. Adamson received a B.S. from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York; a M.A. in International Relations from Georgetown University; and a M.B.A. and J.D. from the University of Virginia at Charlottesville. A decorated, disabled veteran and past four-term mayor and school board member of his hometown, Adamson is author of numerous business law texts, with a concentration on environmental law.

Laws and their Ethical Foundation
Constitutional Rights
Court Systems
Criminal Law and Procedures
Civil Law and Procedures
Offer and Acceptance
Genuineness of Assent
Legal Capacity to Contract
Legal Purpose and Proper Form
Contractual Obligations and The ir Enforcement
Sales Contracts
Ownership and Risk of Loss in Sales
Consumer Protections
Property and Its Acquisition
Ownership and Leasing of Real Property
Insurance Law
Wills, Trusts, and Estates
Agency Law
Employment Law
Unions and the Employment Relations
Discrimination in Employment
Employment-Related Injuries
Forms of Business Organizations
The Law of Corporations
Organizations Forms for Small Business
Commercial Paper
Negotiability and Negotiation of Commercial Paper
Discharge of Commercial Paper and Electronic Fun Transfers
Secured and Unsecured Credit Transactions
Creditors, Debtors, and Bankruptcy