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Business in the Contemporary Legal Environment, Second Edition

Daniel V. Davidson, Lynn M. Forsythe


  • ISBN: 9781454899327

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  • Description

    Now available as a Connected Coursebook—the entirely digital, interactive casebook for Business Law students.

    Business in the Contemporary Legal Environment is a well-written, comprehensive coursebook providing complete coverage of the areas typically included in a one-semester legal environment course. This user-friendly text is written in a less formal style, avoiding "black letter law" statements whenever possible, and uses a combination of classic and contemporary cases to clearly illustrate the law. Every chapter begins with a Classic Case, a case from the past that helped to set the precedents for the material covered in the chapter. The authors then conclude each chapter with a Contemporary Case, a recent decision that shows a current application of one of the principles discussed in the chapter. In addition, helpful discussion questions and "You Decide" hypotheticals are included at the end of each chapter for further emphasis, as well as well-designed exhibits throughout the book, which help make the concepts easier to understand. 

  • Details
    Page Count 696
    Published 02/01/2020
  • Additional Product Details

    Published: 9/16/2016
    Copyright: 2017
    Pages: 696
    Digital Only Connected Coursebook: 9781454899327
    Digital Only Connected Coursebook Access Card: 9781543801439

    The Connected Coursebook is a digital-only, interactive textbook that gives Business Law students robust search and highlighting tools, interactive practice questions, outlining software, a news feed, and more, that are all integrated into an easy-to-use, streamlined learning experience.

    Features Include:

    • Online E-Book: Access your enhanced e-book anytime, anywhere to keep up with your coursework. Highlight, take notes in the margins, and search the full text to quickly find coverage of topics.
    • Practice Questions: Quiz yourself before class and prep for your exam with practice questions in the Study Center.
    • Outline Tool: View your notes and highlights from the e-book in an outline format for a helpful reference tool during class or study tool during quiz or exam prep.
    • Newsfeed: Find links to relevant business law news to connect what you’re learning to real world events.

    Summary of Contents

    Part I Foundations of the Law
    1. Business and Its Legal Environment
    2. Business Ethics
    3. The U.S. Legal System and Court Jurisdiction
    4. Dispute Resolution
    5. International Considerations for Contemporary Businesses

    Part II Governmental Influences
    6. Constitutional Regulation of Business
    7. Administrative Regulation
    8. Protection of Intellectual Property

    Part III Contracts
    9. Contract Formation
    10. Contracts: Performance and Remedies
    11. Contracts for the Sale of Goods

    Part IV Torts and Crimes
    12. Torts
    13. Crimes and Business

    Part V Agency and Business Organizations
    14. Agency
    15. Business Organizations
    16. Securities Regulation

    Part VI The Regulatory Environment
    17. Strategic Alliances and Antitrust Law
    18. Consumer Protection
    19. Environmental Protection and Sustainability
    20. Labor and Fair Employment Practices


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