Essentials of Business Law

Series
Prentice Hall
Author
Henry R. Cheeseman  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
744
Pub.-date
February 2005
ISBN13
9780131440470
ISBN
0131440470
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Description

For one semester courses in Business Law. 

 

Essentials of Business Law, 1e takes a balanced approach and covers both the Contracts and the Regulatory material that is crucial for the Business Law courses. It is lighter on Contracts than the bigger cheeseman text, making it more appropriate for those faculty members who want a briefer, less expensive text that still covers all the topics.

 

Features

For one semester courses in Business Law. 

 

Essentials of Business Law, 1e takes a balanced approach and covers both the Contracts and the Regulatory material that is crucial for the Business Law courses. It is lighter on Contracts than the bigger cheeseman text, making it more appropriate for those faculty members who want a briefer, less expensive text that still covers all the topics.

 

Q: How many chapters do you typically cover in a 1 semester course on Business Law?

A: Cheeseman provides a briefer and more affordable alternative for today's 1 semester course. A 25 chapter text that still covers contracts and regulatory material at a significantly more affordable price than the traditional 50+ chapter book.  

 

OTHER KEY POINTS OF DIFFERENTIATION

 

Business Decisions

Chapter opening vignettes present a business scenario/challenge which ties into the key concepts of that chapter. It challenges the student to think about what they would do in that situation. 

 

Online Commerce & Internet Law

Focus on the legal issues businesses face as they either launch new Internet ventures or rise to the challenge of incorporating on-line technologies into their existing business models.

 

Business Ethics

“Business Ethics” boxes use issues from real companies to highlight the importance of ethics in making business decisions.

 

International Law

International Law boxes provide students the opportunity to draw comparisons between the American system of justice and various other systems abroad.

 

Contemporary Environment

“Contemporary Environment” boxes recognize that not all of the modern challenges facing businesses are Internet-related. These boxes explore other types of legal issues currently confronting businesses.

 

Landmark Cases

Highlight the most important cases and statutes that have shaped the law in the United States.

 

Table of Contents

1 Legal Heritage and Critical Legal Thinking

2 Constitutional Law for Business and Online Commerce

3 Traditional, Alternative, and E-Commerce Dispute Resolution

4 Torts and Privacy

5  Business and Cyber Crimes

6. Ethics and Social Responsibility of Business

7. Contracts: Classification, Agreement, and Consideration

8. Contracts: Capacity, Legality, Assent, and Writing

9. Contracts:Third-Party Rights, Performance, Breach, and Remedies

10. Sales and Lease Contracts: Formation, Title, and Risk

11. Sales and Lease Contracts: Performance and Breach

12. Warranties, Product Liability, and Consumer Protection

13. E-commerce Contracts

14. Negotiable Instruments and Digital Banking

15. Credit, Secured Transactions, and Bankruptcy

16. Sole Proprietorships, Partnerships and Limited Liability Companies

17. Corporations

18. Investor Protection and Online Securities Transactions

19. Agency and Employment

20. Equal Opportunity in Employment

21. Antitrust Law

22. Intellectual Property and Internet Law

23. Real Property and Environmental Protection

24. Personal Property, Bailments, and Insurance

25. International and Comparative Law


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