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For courses in business law and the legal environment of business


This comprehensive textbook not only helps students develop a thorough understanding of the legal environment of business, but also enhances their ability to engage in critical thinking and ethical analysis, and ultimately survive in an increasingly competitive global environment. The following features of this text are designed to ensure that the authors’ goal–to develop critically thinking students who understand the important concepts of business law and the legal environment of business–is attained.

Teaching and Learning Experience

This text will provide a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. It provides:

  • Critical thinking skills that are developed through a superior, comprehensive, one-of-a-kind approach.
  • An emphasis on the global environment that helps prepare students for working in countries outside of the United States, or for U.S. companies with dealings in foreign companies or countries.
  • Additional features that distinguish this text’s teaching and learning advantages, including links connecting the law to other disciplines, a balanced mix of classic and current cases, For Future Reading lists, Applying the Law to the Facts features and more.


Table of Contents

Brief Contents


Introduction to the Law and the Legal Environment of Business 

    1    Critical Thinking and Legal Reasoning 

    2    Introduction to Law and the Legal Environment of Business 

    3    The American Legal System 

    4    Alternative Tools of Dispute Resolution 

    5    Constitutional Principles 

    6    White-Collar Crime and the Business Community

    7    Ethics, Social Responsibility, and the Business Manager 

    8    The International Legal Environment of Business 


Private Law and the Legal Environment of Business 

    9    The Law of Contracts and Sales—I 

    10    The Law of Contracts and Sales—II 

    11    The Law of Torts 

    12    Product and Service Liability Law

    13    Law of Property: Real and Personal 

    14    Intellectual Property 

    15    Agency Law 

    16    Law and Business Associations—I 

    17    Law and Business Associations—II 


Public Law and the Legal Environment of Business 

    18    The Law of Administrative Agencies 

    19    The Employment Relationship 

    20    Laws Governing Labor–Management Relations

    21    Employment Discrimination 

    22    Environmental Law 

    23    Rules Governing the Issuance and Trading of Securities 

    24    Antitrust Laws 

    25    Laws of Debtor–Creditor Relations and Consumer Protection 

Appendix A  The Constitution Of the United States 

Appendix B  Uniform Commercial Code (2000 Official Text), Article 2 

Product Details

Kubasek, Nancy K.
Prentice Hall
Brennan, Bartley A.
Browne, M. Neil
Kubasek, Nancy
Business Law
Law-Legal Guides and Reference
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10.9 x 8.8 x 1.5 in 1819 gr

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