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Cengage Advantage Books: Modern Principles of Business Lawby Roger Leroy Miller
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MODERN PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS LAW by best-selling author Roger Miller delivers an authoritative, in-depth treatment of today's business law topics in a concise, cost-effective paperback solution. This unique book provides the rigor and seriousness of a classic law text with a brief 18-chapter table of contents, developed after extensive research with almost 200 law professionals. Excerpted cases familiarize the reader with the actual language of the court, while the unique book closely examines topics, such as contracts, sales, and the UCC.
About the Author
Roger LeRoy Miller has served on the faculty of several universities, including the University of Washington, Clemson University, and the University of Miami School of Law, where he taught intellectual property law, entertainment law, and other subjects. Widely published, his work has appeared in the INSURANCE COUNSEL JOURNAL, DEFENSE RESEARCH, CALIFORNIA TRIAL LAWYERS JOURNAL, ANTITRUST BULLETIN, WISCONSIN LAW REVIEW, and CONNECTICUT LAW REVIEW. He has authored or co-authored numerous textbooks, including BUSINESS LAW: TEXT and CASES: LEGAL, ETHICAL, GLOBAL, AND CORPORATE ENVIRONMENT; THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT: TEXT and CASES: ETHICAL, REGULATORY, GLOBAL, AND CORPORATE ISSUES; BUSINESS LAW TODAY; and THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY. He completed his studies at the University of California at Berkeley and University of Chicago.
Table of Contents
Unit I: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS. 1. The Legal Environment. 2. Constitutional Law. 3. Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution. 4. Torts and Cyber Torts. 5. Intellectual Property and Internet Law. 6. Criminal Law and Cyber Crime. 7. Ethics and Business Decision Making. Unit II: CONTRACTS. 8. Nature and Classification. 9. Agreement in Traditional and E-Contracts. 10. Consideration, Capacity, and Legality. 11. Defenses to Contract Enforceability. 12. Third Party Rights and Discharge. 13. Breach and Remedies. Unit III: COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS. 14. The Formation of Sales Contracts. 15. Performance, Breach, and Warranties for Sales Contracts. Unit IV: AGENCY AND BUSINESS FORMS. 16. Agency Relationships in Business. 17. Sole Proprietorships, Partnerships, and Limited Liability Companies. 18. Corporations. Appendix: A: The Uniform Commercial Code--Articles 2 and 2A.
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