MindTap® Business Law, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Beatty/Samuelson's Business Law and the Legal Environment, Standard Edition, 7th Edition

  • Jeffrey F. Beatty Boston University
  • Susan S. Samuelson Boston University
  • ISBN-10: 1305273362  |  ISBN-13: 9781305273368
  • © 2016 | Published
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Business Law Ebook and Worksheets – help students prepare for class with interactive guided reading & comprehension exercises. All worksheets can be used as assignable and gradeable work. More effective than a pop quiz!

Video Activities – engage students using real-world scenarios that bring business law to life and help students make connections with real work situations. Includes comprehension questions for practice and assignable gradeable homework.

Brief Hypothetical Scenarios - These short fictional scenarios, help students spot the issue and and apply the law and concepts that they've learned. These are great questions for exam preparation.

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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 1305273370 | ISBN-13: 9781305273375

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ePack: Business Law and the Legal Environment, Standard Edition, Loose-leaf Version, 7th + MindTap® Business Law, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN-10: 1305717082  | ISBN-13: 9781305717084

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Jeffrey F. Beatty

Jeffrey F. Beatty was a two-time winner of the Beckwith Prize, Boston University's highest undergraduate teaching award. His research expertise included constitutional law, torts, contracts, and the uniform commercial code. In 1998, the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB) awarded him the Charles Hewitt Award for excellence in teaching, presented annually to one professor in the United States. The highest honor for teaching conferred by the ALSB, this award is dedicated to the communication and recognition of creative teaching practices of business law. Prior to his teaching, Professor Beatty worked for several years as a legal aid lawyer, concentrating on immigration law and general civil litigation. He also practiced in a private firm, where he concentrated on general civil litigation, including trials and appeals of tort, contract, employment, and property cases.

Susan S. Samuelson

Susan S. Samuelson is a tenured full professor in the School of Management at Boston University, where she has been awarded the Broderick Prize in recognition of outstanding teaching accomplishments. She teaches both law and ethics to undergraduates, graduate students, and executives. Professor Samuelson's research has focused on securities law and the management of lawyers (in both law firms and corporations). Her articles have appeared in the Boston University Law Review, Ohio State Law Journal, the Harvard Journal on Legislation and the Sloan Management View, among others. She practiced law in the corporate department of the law firm Choate, Hall, and Stewart. She earned both an AB and JD at Harvard University.