Business Law: Text and Cases, 11th Edition

  • Kenneth W. Clarkson University of Miami
  • Roger LeRoy Miller Institute for University Studies, Arlington, Texas
  • Gaylord A. Jentz University of Texas at Austin, Emeritus
  • Frank B. Cross University of Texas, Austin
  • ISBN-10: 0324655223
  • ISBN-13: 9780324655223
  • 1440 Pages Hardcover 
  • Previous Editions: 2006, 2004, 2001
  • © 2009 | Published
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Comprehensive, authoritative, and student friendly, longtime market leader BUSINESS LAW, Eleventh Edition, delivers a classic blend of black letter law and cutting-edge coverage of contemporary issues and cases. The first text to implement an undergraduate-oriented textbook pedagogy with traditional law school-like content, BUSINESS LAW continues to set the standard for excellence with its new edition. It combines a "black letter law" feel with a strong student orientation, making the law accessible, interesting, and relevant for readers. The cases, content, and features of the exciting new eleventh edition have been meticulously and thoroughly updated, representing the latest developments. An excellent assortment of cases ranges from precedent-setting landmarks to recent decisions. Ethical, global, and e-commerce themes are integrated throughout, and numerous critical-thinking exercises challenge students to apply what they've learned to real-world issues. The text also offers an unmatched range of support materials--including innovative online teaching and learning resources. It's no wonder that BUSINESS LAW, Eleventh Edition, is used by more colleges and universities than any other business law text.


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  • Highly-praised case treatment: Offers an effective mix of classic and landmark cases with recent cases on hot topics that not only provide modern examples of business law but also that are of high interest to students. Case examples are excerpted (in the language of the court) and have been carefully selected and edited to strike a successful balance between student accessibility and appeal and solid illustration of how courts interpret and apply the law. To enhance students' ability to learn and retain important information about how the law applies to real-world situations, "Impact of Case on Today's Law" features conclude the landmark and classic cases, connecting the relevance of these cases to modern law, and every case concludes with at least two critical thinking questions for analysis.
  • Builds case analysis skills: One longer case excerpt, presented entirely in the language of the court and containing no paraphrased sections, is included in every chapter to enhance students' ability to identify the legal principles and issues faced by today's businesses. The excerpts are suitable for case-briefing assignments and conclude with two questions that guide students' analysis of the case and help build their legal reasoning skills. One "Special Case Analysis" question per unit directs students through the IRAQ process in analyzing one of the longer cases. End-of-chapter material also offers a "Case Problem with Sample Answer" so that students can compare sample answers to their own and learn what needs to be included when answering case problems.
  • Strong critical-thinking/legal reasoning skill development: Selected cases conclude with "What If the Facts Were Different?" questions that alter the facts of the case and ask the student to decide if the same ruling would result. "Focus on Ethics" and "Emerging Trends" sections also encourage critical thinking, and "Contemporary Legal Debates" features elicit critical thought and discussion concerning controversial issues in today's legal arena.
  • From theory to practice: Chapters conclude with "Reviewing" hypothetical scenarios that pose a series of questions that require students to identify the legal issues and apply the legal concepts covered in the chapter. These features uniquely help students review chapter topics in a way that also teaches them how to apply the material practically.
  • The latest course management tools: CengageNOW™ is a unique Web-based application that enables you to create and administer text-specific assignments easily that are automatically graded. Students come to class better prepared, and you can easily identify areas to focus on during lectures and assess overall student progress. A variety of question types, including essay questions, test simple reading comprehension as well as more complex critical thinking, legal reasoning, and case analysis skills.

What's New

  • Case enhancements: A text known for its outstanding selection and editing of cases, this edition brings back some of the classic cases from earlier editions as well as incorporating many new cases and case problems from 2007.
  • Expanded ethics treatment: The Ethics chapter has been revised to be more practical, now utilizing more of a case-study approach to business ethics and ethical dilemmas facing businesspeople. Unit-ending "Focus on Ethics" features also convey this stronger practical emphasis with the inclusion of new sections on ethical issues facing management. New "Insight into Ethics" features integrate coverage of ethical issues throughout the text. Every chapter now has a "Question of Ethics" problem, most based on recent 2006 or 2007 cases. New "The Ethical Dimension" questions follow selected court cases, encouraging students to consider the case's ethical implications.
  • Even more critical thinking: New "Insight" features (which integrate e-commerce, ethics, and global environment topics throughout) conclude with two "Critical Thinking" questions. Each of these critical-thinking questions, as well as a set of new "Dimensions" questions that follow each case excerpt, focus on a specific curriculum requirement as outlined by the AACSB--exploring global, political, ethical, social, environmental, technological, and cultural contexts of business law.
  • Thought-provoking topical extensions: All new for this edition, "Contemporary Legal Debates" and "Emerging Trends" features expand the coverage of selected topics and encourage critical thinking, illustrating how the law is constantly evolving in response to both technological developments and the needs and concerns of society and business. "Contemporary Legal Debates" introduce students to controversial issues and encourage them to take a position on the issue. "Emerging Trends" examine new developments in business law and challenge students to consider how these laws might affect businesspeople.
  • Reorganization, refinement, and updating: The most recent and significant legal developments and court decisions have been incorporated throughout, and the coverage updated to be accurate and engaging. The Business Organizations and Property units have been fine-tuned for flow and clarity. The chapter on Law and Small Business has also been thoroughly revised.

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Table of Contents

Unit 1: THE LEGAL ENIVRONMENT OF BUSINESS.
1. Introduction to Law and Legal Reasoning.
2. Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution.
3. Court Procedures.
4. Constitutional Authority to Regulate Business.
5. Ethics and Business Decision Making.
Unit 2: TORTS AND CRIMES.
6. Intentional Torts.
7. Negligence and Strict Liability.
8. Intellectual Property and Internet Law.
9. Criminal Law and Cyber Crime.
Unit 3: CONTRACTS AND E-CONTRACTS.
10. Nature and Terminology.
11. Agreement.
12. Consideration.
13. Capacity and Legality.
14. Mistakes, Fraud, and Voluntary Consent.
15. The Statute of Frauds--The Writing Requirement.
16. Third Party Rights.
17. Performance and Discharge.
18. Breach of Contract and Remedies.
19. E-Contracts and E-Signatures.
Unit 4: DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL SALES AND LEASE CONTRACTS.
20. The Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts.
21. Title, Risk, and Insurable Interest.
22. Performance and Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts.
23. Warranties and Product Liability.
Unit 5: NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS.
24. The Function and Creation of Negotiable Instruments.
25. Transferability and Holder in Due Course.
26. Liability, Defenses, and Discharge.
27. Checks and Banking in the Digital Age.
Unit 6: CREDITORS' RIGHTS AND BANKRUPTCY.
28. Creditors' Rights and Remedies.
29. Secured Transactions.
30. Bankruptcy Law.
Unit 7: AGENCY AND EMPLOYMENT.
31. Agency Formation and Duties.
32. Liability to Third Parties and Termination.
33. Employment and Labor Law.
34. Employment Discrimination.
Unit 8: BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS.
35. Sole Proprietorships and Franchises.
36. Partnerships and Limited Liability Partnerships.
37. Limited Liability Companies and Special Business Forms.
38. Corporations-Formation and Financing.
39. Corporations-Directors, Officers, and Shareholders.
40. Corporations-Merger, Consolidation, and Termination.
41. Corporations-Securities Law and Corporate Governance.
42. Law for Small Business.
Unit 9: GOVERNMENT REGULATION.
43. Administrative Law.
44. Consumer Law.
45. Environmental Law.
46. Antitrust Law.
Unit 10: PROPERTY.
47. Personal Property and Bailments.
48. Real Property and Landlord-Tenant Relationships.
Unit 11: SPECIAL TOPICS.
49. Insurance.
50. Wills and Trusts.
51. Professional Liability and Accountability.
52. International Law in a Global Economy.
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Meet the Author

About the Author

Roger LeRoy Miller

Roger LeRoy Miller studied at the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Chicago. He has been on the staff of a number of universities, including the University of Washington, Clemson University, and the University of Miami School of Law, where he taught, among other subjects, intellectual property and entertainment law. He has published in the Insurance Counsel Journal, Defense Research, and California Trial Lawyers Journal and has coauthored numerous textbooks, including BUSINESS LAW: TEXT & CASES, THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT: TEXT & CASES, BUSINESS LAW TODAY, FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS LAW, and THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY.

Gaylord A. Jentz

Gaylord A. Jentz was the Herbert D. Kelleher Emeritus Centennial Professor in Business Law at the University of Texas at Austin Graduate School of Business. He received his B.A., M.B.A., and J.D. degrees from the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Jentz was a past president of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, the Southwestern Federation of Administrative Disciplines, the Southern Business Law Association, Phi Kappa Phi (UT Chapter), and the Texas Association of College Teachers. He was the author or coauthor of six monographs and 56 books and editions, including WEST'S BUSINESS LAW: TEXT & CASES, Tenth Edition; FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS LAW, Seventh Edition; and several versions of BUSINESS LAW TODAY. He also published in several learned journals and was past editor-in-chief of the American Business Law Journal. Dr. Jentz gave advanced purchasing seminars throughout the United States and taught at five regional and graduate banking schools. He was the recipient of 16 teaching, academic, and service excellence awards, including the CBA Foundation Award for Excellence in Education, the CBA Foundation Advisory Council Distinguished Scholastic Contributions Award, the Academy of Legal Studies in Business Faculty Excellence Award, the Western States School of Banking Leadership Award, the James C. Scarboro Memorial Award for Outstanding Leadership in Banking Education, and The University of Texas "Civitatis" Award. He was also inducted into the Texas Business School (McCombs School of Business) "CBA Hall of Fame."

Frank B. Cross

A former president of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business, Frank B. Cross received his B.A. from the University of Kansas and J.D. from Harvard Law School. He is the Herbert D. Kelleher Centennial Professor of Business Law and a professor at The University of Texas at Austin Law School, where his research centers on judicial decision-making, the economics of law and litigation, and traditional policy and doctrinal issues in administrative law. Widely published, his works have appeared in the YALE LAW JOURNAL, COLUMBIA LAW REVIEW, UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO LAW REVIEW, NEW YORK UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW, TEXAS LAW REVIEW, VIRGINIA LAW REVIEW, CORNELL LAW REVIEW, GEORGETOWN LAW JOURNAL, NORTHWESTERN LAW REVIEW, and UCLA LAW REVIEW. Cross has also published in peer-reviewed journals and written several books.

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