Legal Environment, 6th Edition
- Jeffrey F. Beatty
- Susan S. Samuelson
- ISBN-10: 1305507487
- ISBN-13: 9781305507487
- 936 Pages | Hardcover
- Previous Editions: 2014, 2011, 2008
- COPYRIGHT: 2017 Published
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UNIT I: The Legal Environment.
1. Introduction to Law.
2. Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility.
3. Dispute Resolution.
4. Common Law, Statutory Law, and Administrative Law.
5. Constitutional Law.
6. Torts and Product Liability.
7. Cyberlaw and Privacy.
9. International Law.
UNIT II: Contracts and the UCC.
10. Introduction to Contracts.
11. Legality, Consent, and Writing.
12. Performance Discharge, and Remedies.
13. Practical Contracts.
14. The UCC: Sales and Secured Transactions.
15. Negotiable Instruments.
UNIT III: Agency and Employment Law.
17. Agency Law.
18. Employment and Labor Law.
19. Employment Discrimination.
UNIT IV: Business Organizations.
20. Starting a Business: LLCs and Other Options.
22. Securities Regulation.
UNIT V: Government Regulation and Property.
24. Intellectual Property.
26. Consumer Protection.
27. Environmental Law.
All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
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