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Law for Business and Personal Use, Copyright Update, 19E 19th Edition
John E. Adamson | Amanda Morrison
ISBN-13: 9781305653009 | ISBN-10: 1305653009
© 2017 | Published |  NA  Pages
Previous Editions: 9780538496902

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Explore the foundations of business law as well as the application of legal concepts to everyday life. LAW FOR BUSINESS AND PERSONAL USE, COPYRIGHT UPDATE, combines strong content and interactive technology with consistent, proven instruction to maintain student interest and support active learning. Coverage includes a new bonus chapter on E-Commerce and Cyberlaw. This edition also covers contracts, criminal law, environmental law, family law, and consumer protection. With more than 1,000 cases, LAW FOR BUSINESS AND PERSONAL USE, COPYRIGHT UPDATE, offers plenty of opportunities for case analysis and research.



  • 1. Laws and Their Ethical Foundation.
    2. Constitutional Law.
    3. Court Systems.
    4. Criminal Law and Procedure.
    5. Civil Law and Procedure.
    6. Offer and Acceptance.
    7. Genuineness of Assent.
    8. Consideration.
    9. Legal Capacity to Contract.
    10. Legal Purpose and Proper Form.
    11. Contractual Obligations and Their Enforcement.
    12. Contractual Aspects of Marriage and Divorce.
    13. Sales Contracts.
    14. Ownership and Risk of Loss in Sales.
    15. Consumer Protection.
    16. Property and Its Acquisition.
    17. Bailments.
    18. Ownership and Leasing of Real Property.
    19. Insurance Law.
    20. Wills, Trusts, and Estates.
    21. Agency Law.
    22. Employment Law.
    23. Unions and the Employment Relationship.
    24. Discrimination in Employment.
    25. Employment-Related Injuries.
    26. Forms of Business Organization.
    27. The Law of Corporations.
    28. Other Business forms and Environmental Responsibility.
    29. Commercial Paper.
    30. Negotiability and Negotiation of Commercial Paper.
    31. Discharge of Commercial Paper and Electronic Fund Transfers.
    32. Secured and Unsecured Credit Transactions.
    33. Creditors, Debtors, and Bankruptcy.
    Bonus Chapter. E-Commerce and Cyberlaw.
    Appendix A.
    Appendix B.
    Glossary.
    Case Index.
    Index.

    • Online Research requires students to use the Internet to research answers and solve legal problems.
    • Mock Trial Prep features in each unit cover court and trial procedures to prepare students to participate in mock trial competition. An all new mock trial simulation will be available in MindTap.
    • Features such as Hot Debate, What's Your Verdict?, and A Question of Ethics asks students to consider real-world examples of legal topics.
    • Economic Impact examines recent laws and their effect on the economy.
    • Case for Legal Thinking feature allows students to analyze a real case using the concepts covered in the chapter.
    • Entrepreneurs and the Law is an ongoing project that allows students to apply the law to a start-up business.
    • Winning Edge prepares students for BPA and FBLA competitive events.
    • All new bonus chapter on E-Commerce and Cyberlaw.
    • Seven two-page spreads cover the fundamentals of implementing MockTrial instruction. An all new mock trial simulation will be available in MindTap.
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  • John E. Adamson is Emeritus Professor of Business and Law in the Department of Finance and General Business at Missouri State University. Adamson received a BS from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York; an MA in International Relations from Georgetown University; and an MBA and a JD from the University of Virginia at Charlottesville. A decorated disabled veteran and past four-term mayor and school board member of his hometown, Adamson is author of numerous business law texts, with a concentration in environmental law.

    Amanda Morrison is an attorney at Generali USA Life Reassurance Company. Morrison received dual Bachelor of Science degrees in Finance and Insurance from Missouri State University and a Juris Doctor from Western New England College School of Law. She is a member of the Kansas and Missouri bars.