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Cengage Advantage Books: Law for Business 19th Edition

The Honorable John D. Ashcroft, J.D.

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Now you can provide broad coverage for your legal course, even when constrained by time. Concise, practical, and accessible, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: LAW FOR BUSINESS, 19th Edition offers a complete overview of all key topics in business law. Known for its straightforward approach and objective-based organization, this trusted resource helps your students easily comprehend the full range of topics in the course. Acclaimed legal authors Ashcroft, Ashcroft, and Patterson cover basic concepts without extensive theory to make the law approachable, using real-world examples and timely applications to give students the foundation they need to conduct business successfully in today's workplace. Optional online tools include MindTap®.

The Honorable John D. Ashcroft, J.D., Regent University School of Law

John Ashcroft is currently a distinguished professor of law and government at the Regent University School of Law. He previously served as Attorney General of the United States for four years. Prior to that, he served one term in the United States Senate from 1995 to 2001 and had served as Governor of Missouri for two terms. As governor, Ashcroft balanced eight consecutive budgets during his terms. Fortune magazine rated him as one of the top 10 education governors. Ashcroft was elected to two terms as attorney general of Missouri prior to serving as governor.

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  • ETHICAL POINTS EMPHASIZE PRESSING ETHICAL CONCERNS AND CONNECTIONS. These brief ethical questions in the margins highlight pertinent ethical issues, show the relationships between law and ethics, and serve as a basis for meaningful class discussion.
  • ETHICS IN PRACTICE ELEVATE THE CRITICAL ROLE OF LEGAL ETHICS IN TODAY’S WORKPLACE. Appearing at the end of each Part, these hypothetical business situations reinforce the importance of ethical responsibility amidst the current climate of corporate scandal and recrimination.
  • LEARNING OBJECTIVES DIRECT STUDENT ATTENTION TO KEY CONCEPTS. These helpful Learning Objectives, which explicitly connect assignment material to appropriate concept from the chapter, help students better understand the chapter’s most critical concepts.
  • ACTUAL COURT CASES DEMONSTRATE LEGAL CONCEPTS IN ACTION. Brief case summaries from real, relevant U.S. court cases provide easy-to-understand applications of the chapter concepts.

Cengage Advantage Books: Law for Business

TABLE OF CONTENTS

PART I: THE LEGAL SYSTEM AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS.
1. Introduction to Law.
2. Courts and Court Procedures.
3. Business Torts and Crimes.
4. Government Regulation of Business.
PART II: CONTRACTS.
5. Nature and Classes of Contracts.
6. Offer and Acceptance.
7. Capacity to Contract.
8. Consideration.
9. Defective Agreements.
10. Illegal Agreements.
11. Written Contracts.
12. Third Parties and Contracts.
13. Termination of Contracts.
PART III: PERSONAL PROPERTY.
14. Nature of Personal Property.
15. Special Bailments.
PART IV: SALES.
16. Sales of Personal Property.
17. Formalities of a Sale.
18. Transfer of Title and Risk in Sales Contracts.
19. Warranties, Product Liability, and Consumer Protection.
PART V: NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS.
20. Nature of Negotiable Instruments.
21. Essentials of Negotiability.
22. Promissory Notes and Drafts.
23. Negotiation and Discharge.
24. Liabilities of Parties, Holders in Due Course and Defenses.
PART VI: AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT.
25. Nature and Creation of an Agency.
26. Operation and Termination of an Agency.
27. Employer and Employee Relations.
28. Employees' Rights.
PART VII: BUSINESS ORGANIZATION.
29. Introduction to Business Organizations.
30. Creation and Operation of a Partnership.
31. Dissolution of a Partnership.
32. Nature of a Corporation.
33. Ownership of a Corporation.
34. Management and Dissolution of a Corporation.
PART VIII: RISK. BEARING DEVICES.
35. Principles of Insurance.
36. Types of Insurance.
37. Security Devices.
38. Bankruptcy.
PART IX: REAL PROPERTY.
39. Nature of Real Property.
40. Transfer of Real Property.
41. Real Estate Mortgages.
42. Landlord and Tenant.
43. Wills, Inheritances, and Trusts.

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