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Cengage Advantage Books: Business Law: Text & Cases - An Accelerated Course, 1st Edition

  • Roger Miller Institute for University Studies Arlington, Texas
  • ISBN-10: 1285770196  |  ISBN-13: 9781285770192
  • 512 Pages
  • © 2015 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $94.50
  • Newer Edition Available

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Overview

Based on the longtime market-leader BUSINESS LAW: TEXT & CASES by Clarkson/Miller/Cross, this paperback text offers an affordable solution for those looking for a concise one-semester text that offers in-depth treatment of today's business law topics. Designed for the contemporary one-semester course, BUSINESS LAW: TEXT & CASES--AN ACCELERATED COURSE provides the rigor and seriousness of a classic black-letter law text with a brief 19-chapter table of contents. The text combines the benefits of a black-letter law approach with a strong student orientation, making the law accessible, interesting, and relevant for readers. An excellent assortment of included cases ranges from precedent-setting landmarks to important recent decisions, and ethical, global, and corporate themes are integrated throughout. In addition, numerous critical-thinking exercises challenge student to apply what they've learned to real-world issues, and the text offers an unmatched range of support materials, including innovative online teaching and learning resources.

Features and Benefits

  • BUSINESS LAW: TEXT & CASES--AN ACCELERATED COURSE is supported by the latest course management tools, including CengageNOW™, a unique web-based application that enables you to easily create and administer text-specific assignments that are automatically graded. With CengageNOW™, students come to class better prepared, and you can readily assess overall student progress and identify areas to focus lectures and instruction. The application features a variety of question types to test simple reading comprehension, complex critical thinking, legal reasoning, and case analysis skills.
  • BUSINESS LAW: TEXT & CASES--AN ACCELERATED COURSE offers an effective mix of classic and landmark cases, with recent cases on key topics that not only provide modern examples of business law but also strongly interest today's students. Case examples are excerpted (in the language of the court) and have been carefully selected and edited to offer student accessibility and appeal while providing a solid illustration of how courts interpret and apply the law.
  • "Case in Point" examples and hypothetical examples are highlighted and numbered to make for easier reference. These examples are integrated throughout the text to help students comprehend legal principles covered in the text.
  • "Managerial Strategy" features are integrated throughout the text as appropriate and focus on management aspects of business.
  • "Reviewing" features, found at the end of every chapter, help solidify the students' understanding of the chapter materials. The feature presents a hypothetical scenario and then asks a series of questions that require the students to identify the issues and apply legal concepts.
  • "Debate This" follows each "Reviewing" feature and consists of a brief statement or question concerning the chapter material that can be used to spur lively classroom discussion or small group assignments. It can also be used as a written assignment.
  • Each "Insight into" (Ethics, E-Commerce, Global, Environment, or Social Media) feature concludes with a Critical Thinking question, while a set of Dimensions question follows each case excerpt, allowing the text to address the AACSB curriculum requirements to explore global, political, ethical, social, environmental, technological, and cultural contexts of business law.
  • To enhance students' ability to understand about applications of the law to real-world situations, "Impact of This Case on Today's Law" features conclude the Landmark and Classic cases, illustrating the relevance of these cases to modern law, and are followed by a critical-thinking question to promote in-depth analysis.
  • 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, while "Debate This" sections at the end of the "Reviewing" features also encourage critical thinking and more thoughtful analysis.

Table of Contents

Unit 1: THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS.
1. Law and Legal Reasoning.
2. Business and the Constitution.
3. Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution.
4. Torts.
5. Intellectual Property Rights.
6. Internet Law, Social Media, and Privacy.
7. Criminal Law and Cyber Crime.
8. Business Ethics.
Unit 2: CONTRACTS.
9. Nature and Terminology.
10. Agreement in Traditional and E-Contracts.
11. Consideration, Capacity, and Legality.
12. Defenses to Contract Enforceability.
13. Third Party Rights and Discharge.
14. Breach of Contract and Remedies.
Unit 3: COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS.
15. The Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts.
16. Performance, Breach, and Warranties of Sales and Lease Contracts.
Unit 4: AGENCY AND BUSINESS FORMS.
17. Agency Relationships in Business.
18. Sole Proprietorships, Partnerships, and Limited Liability Companies.
19. Corporations.
Appendix A: Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code.

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ePack: Printed Text + CengageNOW with Digital Video Library Instant Access

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  • Cengage Advantage Books: Business Law: Text & Cases - An Accelerated Course
    List Price = $125.95  | CengageBrain Price = $125.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $94.50
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Website  (ISBN-10: 1285772431 | ISBN-13: 9781285772431)

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Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305089367 | ISBN-13: 9781305089365)

Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to: import, edit, and manipulate content from the text's test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.

CourseMate with Digital Video Library, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285774515 | ISBN-13: 9781285774510)

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MindTap® Business Law with Digital Video Library, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Miller's Cengage Advantage Books: Business Law: Text & Cases - An Accelerated Course  (ISBN-10: 128577440X | ISBN-13: 9781285774404)

MindTap™ Business Law with Digital Video Library for Miller's Cengage Advantage Books: Business Law: Text and Cases -- An Accelerated Course is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

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Business Law Digital Video Library, 2 term (12 months) Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 0324223277 | ISBN-13: 9780324223279)

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CourseMate with Digital Video Library, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285774515 | ISBN-13: 9781285774510)

CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning tools and an eBook. CourseMate now includes the KnowNOW! Blog, which has the most current solutions for the most convenient online news and classroom application. KnowNOW! brings news into your course with discipline-specific online pages and applications. http://www.cengage.com/coursemate.

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MindTap® Business Law with Digital Video Library, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Miller's Cengage Advantage Books: Business Law: Text & Cases - An Accelerated Course  (ISBN-10: 128577440X | ISBN-13: 9781285774404)

MindTap™ Business Law with Digital Video Library for Miller's Cengage Advantage Books: Business Law: Text and Cases -- An Accelerated Course provides you with the tools you need to better manage your limited time -- you can complete assignments whenever and wherever you are ready to learn with course material specially customized for you by your instructor and streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface. With an array of tools and apps -- from note taking to flashcards -- you'll get a true understanding of course concepts, helping you to achieve better grades and setting the groundwork for your future courses. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

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Business Law Digital Video Library, 2 term (12 months) Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 0324223277 | ISBN-13: 9780324223279)

The Digital Library offers over 90 videos and helps you link your everyday experiences to legal ideas, spark classroom discussion, and reinforce core concepts. The videos are available with MindTap, CengageNOW™, and CourseMate, and at http://www.cengage.com/blaw/dvl.

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Digital Video Library Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285774523 | ISBN-13: 9781285774527)

The Digital Library offers more than 90 videos and helps you link your everyday experiences to legal ideas, spark classroom discussion, and reinforce core concepts. The videos are available with MindTap, CengageNOW™, and CourseMate, and at http://www.cengage.com/blaw/dvl.

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LMS Integrated for CourseMate, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305097858 | ISBN-13: 9781305097858)

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LMS Integrated for CengageNOW™ with Digital Video Library, 1 term Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305097874 | ISBN-13: 9781305097872)

Have the tools you need to be successful A variety of tools are available in CengageNOW™, all combined in one easy-to-use resource designed to improve your grades. Some resources get you prepared for class and help you succeed on homework, and others show you specific areas where you can work to improve. Stay ahead of the course requirements CengageNOW shows you the path through your course—from first day through finals. Once you know what’s expected, it’s easier to complete your assignments. Gain understanding that stays with you Do well on tests as well as the assignments! Bridge the gap between homework and tests by using CengageNOW to truly understand the material. Self-study and review materials keep you on the right track, to make sure your understanding goes beyond memorization. Set yourself up for better grades Why wonder where you stand? CengageNOW includes trackable assignments and grades. It tells you what to do to improve your grade, and gives you the tools to accomplish it! Student Testimonials: “I love the check your work option. Really, when you’re having a hard time figuring out an answer, sometimes working backwards is the best way to understand conceptually what you’re doing wrong.” - Brad Duncan University of Utah “I liked the videos because they were short enough to teach me and because they were short, I was able to find time to watch them again and again if I did not understand the first time.” - Jennifer Wright Northeast Wisconsin Technical College CTA: Ask your instructor about CengageNOW for this course.

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LMS Integrated for MindTap® Business Law, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305262379 | ISBN-13: 9781305262379)

This access code will provide you with seamless access to your MindTap Business Law resources from within your campus Learning Management System. You will be prompted to enter this access code the first time that you click on a link in your course that includes Cengage content.

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Roger 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, California Trial Lawyers Journal, Antitrust Bulletin, Wisconsin Law Review, and Connecticut Law Review. He has authored or co-authored numerous leading textbooks, including BUSINESS LAW: TEXT AND CASES, THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS: TEXT AND CASES, BUSINESS LAW TODAY, FUNDAMENTALS OF BUSINESS LAW, and THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT TODAY.

Digital Solutions

CLARKSON FAMILY WITH CENGAGENOW

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Achieve Better Engagement – NOW!
CengageNOW is a powerful course management tool that engages and prepares students to learn business law. CengageNOW includes an Interactive eBook, Personalized Student Plan with Study Tools and Videos, Test Bank, Reporting and Assessment Options, and Auto Graded Assignments. The assignments guide students through consistent learning activities to:

(1) Prepare, (2) Engage, (3) Apply and (4) Analyze business law content.

  • Worksheets – Interactive online “worksheets” PREPARE students for class by ensuring reading & comprehension.

  • Video Activities – Real-world video exercises make Business Law ENGAGING & RELEVANT.

  • Brief Hypotheticals – These applications help students spot the issue and APPLY the law in the context of a short, factual scenario.

  • Case Problem Blueprints – Promote deeper CRITICAL THINKING and legal reasoning by guiding students step-by-step through a case problem.


CLARKSON FAMILY WITH MINDTAP

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Personalize Your Teaching Experience
We are happy to announce MindTap with the Clarkson familyavailable in spring 2014.
MindTap is a personalized teaching and learning experience for business law that holds students accountable for coming to class while motivating them to be prepared and engaged in the content. This robust learning experience offers interactive, customizable content that opens up exciting new paths to engagement. MindTap is a pre-built online course focused on common course needs. The MindTap learning path guides students through consistent learning activities to:

(1) Prepare, (2) Engage, (3) Apply and (4) Analyze business law content.

MindTap includes assignments with the following brand new content: Worksheets, Video Activities, Brief Hypotheticals, and Case Problem Blueprints!
These are organized on the learning path in a logical progression to help elevate learning.