Business Law (10e) : 9780134728780

Business Law (10e)

Cheeseman
 
Edition
 
10
ISBN
 
9780134728780
ISBN 10
 
0134728785
Published
 
03/01/2018
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
Pages
 
1056
Format
 
Out of stock
 
Title type
Book
$397.99
 
 
Title type
 
$65.00
 
 
Description

For courses in business law.


Examining business law through real cases

By teaching through real case studies and beautiful illustrations, Business Law engages students and helps them to retain the core issues in national and international business law they will need for their careers. The 10th Edition has been updated with a wealth of new cases from the US Supreme and Federal Courts for students to investigate, as well as new examples of ethical, environmental, and international law business legal cases.

 

Table of contents
  • I: LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS AND ONLINE COMMERCE 
  • 1. Legal Heritage and the Digital Age
  • 2. Courts and Jurisdiction
  • 3. Judicial, Alternative, and E-Dispute Resolution
  • 4. Constitutional Law for Business and E-Commerce
  • PART II: TORTS, CRIMES, AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
  • 5. Intentional Torts and Negligence
  • 6. Product and Strict Liability
  • 7. Intellectual Property and Cyber Piracy
  • 8. Criminal Law and Cybercrime
  • PART III: CONTRACTS AND E-COMMERCE
  • 9. Nature of Traditional and E-Contracts
  • 10. Agreement
  • 11. Consideration and Promissory Estoppel
  • 12. Capacity and Legality
  • 13. Genuineness of Assent and Undue Influence
  • 14. Statute of Frauds and Equitable Exceptions
  • 15. Third-Party Rights and Discharge
  • 16. Breach of Contract and Remedies
  • 17. Digital Law and E-Commerce
  • PART IV: SALES AND LEASE CONTRACTS AND WARRANTIES
  • 18. Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts
  • 19. Title to Goods and Risk of Loss
  • 20. Remedies for Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts
  • 21. Warranties
  • PART V: NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS, BANKING, AND ELECTRONIC FINANCIAL TRANSACTIONS 
  • 22. Creation of Negotiable Instruments
  • 23. Holder in Due Course and Transferability
  • 24. Liability, Defenses, and Discharge
  • 25. Banking System and Electronic Financial Transactions
  • PART VI: CREDIT, SECURED TRANSACTIONS, AND BANKRUPTCY
  • 26. Credit, Real Property Financing, and Debtor’s Rights
  • 27. Secured Transactions
  • 28. Bankruptcy and Reorganization
  • PART VII: AGENCY, EMPLOYMENT, AND LABOR LAW
  • 29. Agency Formation and Termination
  • 30. Liability of Principals, Agents, and Independent Contractors
  • 31. Employment, Worker Protection, and Immigration Law
  • 32. Labor Law
  • 33. Equal Opportunity in Employment
  • PART VIII: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS, CORPORATE GOVERNANCE, INVESTOR PROTECTION, AND BUSINESS ETHICS
  • 34. Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and General Partnerships
  • 35. Limited Partnerships and Special Partnerships
  • 36. Corporate Formation and Financing
  • 37. Corporate Governance and Sarbanes-Oxley Act
  • 38. Corporate Acquisitions and Multinational Corporations
  • 39. Limited Liability Companies and Limited Liability Partnerships
  • 40. Franchise and Special Forms of Business
  • 41. Investor Protection and E-Securities Transactions
  • 42. Ethics and Social Responsibility of Business
  • PART IX: GOVERNMENT REGULATION
  • 43. Administrative Law and Regulatory Agencies
  • 44. Consumer Protection and Product Safety
  • 45. Environmental Protection
  • 46. Antitrust Law and Unfair Trade Practices
  • PART X: PERSONAL PROPERTY, REAL PROPERTY, AND INSURANCE
  • 47. Personal Property and Bailment
  • 48. Real Property
  • 49. Landlord-Tenant Law and Land Use Regulation
  • 50. Insurance
  • PART XI: ACCOUNTING PROFESSION
  • 51. Accountants’ Duties and Liability
  • PART XII: PERSONAL LAW 
  • 52. Wills, Trusts, and Estates
  • 53. Family Law
  • PART XIII: GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT 
  • 54. International and World Trade Law
  • Appendix A: Constitution of the United States of America
New to this edition

This practical text teaches by example and keeps students engaged.

  • Over 20 US Supreme Court cases have been added, such as:
    • Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin:A race-conscious university admissions policy didn’t violate the Equal Protection Clause.
    • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. v. Apple Inc.: Profit damages were awarded where Samsung’s smartphones infringed on Apple’s design patents.
  • Over 45 State and federal court cases have been added, including:
    •  Specht v. Google, Inc.: Abandonment by the original holder of the trademark “Android Data” allowed Google to trademark the word “Android.”
    • United States v. Apple, Inc.: Apple orchestrated a conspiracy among five major publishing companies and engaged in price-fixing in violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Antitrust Act.
  • Special features on ethics, business, the environment, and global law have been added, such as the Volkswagen emissions scandal and false advertising by a juice maker.

 


Features & benefits

 

This practical text teaches by example and keeps students engaged.

  • NEW! Over 20 US Supreme Court cases have been added, such as:
    • NEW! Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin:A race-conscious university admissions policy didn’t violate the Equal Protection Clause.
    • NEW! Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. v. Apple Inc.: Profit damages were awarded where Samsung’s smartphones infringed on Apple’s design patents.
  • NEW! Over 45 State and federal court cases have been added, including:
    • NEW! Specht v. Google, Inc.: Abandonment by the original holder of the trademark “Android Data” allowed Google to trademark the word “Android.”
    • NEW! United States v. Apple, Inc.: Apple orchestrated a conspiracy among five major publishing companies and engaged in price-fixing in violation of Section 1 of the Sherman Antitrust Act.
  • NEW! Special features on ethics, business, the environment, and global law have been added, such as the Volkswagen emissions scandal and false advertising by a juice maker.
Author biography

Henry R. Cheeseman is professor emeritus of the Marshall School of Business of the University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, California. Cheeseman earned a bachelor’s degree in finance from Marquette University, both a master’s in business administration (MBA) and a master’s in business taxation (MBT) from USC, a juris doctor (JD) degree from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) School of Law, a master’s degree with an emphasis on law and economics from the University of Chicago, and a master’s in law (LLM) degree in financial institutions law from Boston University.

 

Professor Cheeseman was director of the Legal Studies in Business Program at USC. He taught business law, legal environment, and ethics courses in both the MBA and the undergraduate programs of the Marshall School of Business of USC. At the MBA level, he developed and taught courses on corporate governance, securities regulation, mergers and acquisitions, and bankruptcy law. At the undergraduate level, he taught courses on business law, the legal environment of business, ethics, business organizations, cyber law, and intellectual property.

 

Cheeseman received the Golden Apple Teaching Award on many occasions by being voted by the students as the best professor at the Marshall School of Business of USC. He was named a fellow of the Center for Excellence in Teaching at USC by the dean of the Marshall School of Business. The USC’s Torch and Tassel Chapter of the Mortar Board, a national senior honor society, tapped Professor Cheeseman for recognition of his leadership, commitment, and excellence in teaching.


 

 

 

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