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Business Law and the Legal Environment

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ISBN-10: 1111530602

ISBN-13: 9781111530600

Edition: 6th 2013

Authors: Jeffrey F. Beatty, Susan S. Samuelson

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BUSINESS LAW AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT, 6E uses vivid examples and memorable scenarios to lead students through the full breadth of business law. Focusing on hands-on application and using a conversational writing style, this handy textbook equips students for business challenges from the first page. Plus, by showing students through practice how legal concepts apply to their future careers, BUSINESS LAW AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT, 6E draws students into the material, helping them study more effectively and diligently.
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Book details

List price: $405.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 1/13/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1392
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 5.940

Jeffrey F. Beatty was a two-time winner of the Beckwith Prize, Boston University's highest undergraduate teaching award. His research expertise included constitutional law, torts, contracts, and the uniform commercial code. In 1998, the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB) awarded him the Charles Hewitt Award for excellence in teaching, presented annually to one professor in the United States. The highest honor for teaching conferred by the ALSB, this award is dedicated to the communication and recognition of creative teaching practices of business law. Prior to his teaching, Professor Beatty worked for several years as a legal aid lawyer, concentrating on immigration law and general civil litigation. He also practiced in a private firm, where he concentrated on general civil litigation, including trials and appeals of tort, contract, employment, and property cases.

Susan S. Samuelson is a tenured full professor in the Business Policy and Law Department of the School of Management at Boston University, where she has been awarded the Broderick Prize in recognition of outstanding teaching accomplishments. She teaches both law and ethics to undergraduates, graduate students, and executives. Professor Samuelson's research has focused on securities law and the management of lawyers (in both law firms and corporations). Her articles have appeared in the BOSTON UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW, OHIO STATE LAW JOURNAL, and SLOAN MANAGEMENT REVIEW, among others. She practiced law in the corporate department of the law firm Choate, Hall, and Stewart. She earned both an AB and JD at Harvard University.

The Legal Environment
Introduction to Law
Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
Dispute Resolution
Common Law, Statutory Law, and Administrative Law
Constitutional Law
Intentional Torts and Business Torts
Negligence and Strict Liability
Crime
International Law
Contracts
Introduction to Contracts
Agreement
Consideration
Legality
Capacity and Consent
Written Contracts
Third Parties
Performance and Discharge
Remedies
Practical Contracts
Commercial Transactions
Introduction to Sales
Ownership and Risk
Warranties and Product Liability
Performance and Remedies
Additional Cpa Topics
Secured Transactions
Creating a Negotiable Instrument
Liability for Negotiable Instruments
Accountants' Liability
Agency and Employment Law
Agency Law
Employment Law
Labor Law
Business Organizations
Starting a Business: LLCs and Other Options
Partnerships
Life and Death of a Corporation
Corporate Management
Shareholders
Securities Regulation
Bankruptcy
Government Regulation
Antitrust
Consumer Law
Environmental Law
Cyberlaw
Intellectual Property
Real Property and Landlord Tenant
Personal Property and Bailment
Planning for the Future: Estates and Insurance