The Legal Environment of Business: Text and Cases 10th Edition by Frank B. Cross EBOOK PDF Instant Download

The Legal Environment of Business: Text and Cases 10th Edition by Frank B. Cross EBOOK PDF Instant Download

Table of Contents

Contents
Preface
Unit 1: The Foundations
Chapter 1: Law and Legal Reasoning
Business Activities and the Legal Environment
Sources of American Law
The Common Law Tradition
Schools of Legal Thought
Classifications of Law
How to Find Primary Sources of Law
How to Read and Understand Case Law
Chapter 2: Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution
The Judiciary’s Role in American Government
Basic Judicial Requirements
Case Analysis 2.1 Mala v. Crown Bay Marina, Inc.
Spotlight on Gucci: Case 2.2 Gucci America, Inc. v. Wang Huoqing
The State and Federal Court Systems
Case 2.3: Johnson v. Oxy USA, Inc.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
International Dispute Resolution
Chapter 3: Court Procedures
Procedural Rules
Pretrial Procedures
Case Analysis 3.1 Espresso Disposition Corp. 1 v. Santana Sales & Marketing Group, Inc.
Case 3.2 Lewis v. Twenty-First Century Bean Processing
Case 3.3 Brothers v. Winstead
The Trial
Posttrial Motions
The Appeal
Enforcing the Judgment
Chapter 4: Business and the Constitution
The Constitutional Powers of Government
Classic Case 4.1 Heart of Atlanta Motel v. United States
Business and the Bill of Rights
Spotlight on Beer Labels: Case 4.2 Bad Frog Brewery, Inc. v. New York State Liquor Authority
Case Analysis 4.3 Thompson v. Holm
Due Process and Equal Protection
Privacy Rights
Chapter 5: Business Ethics
Business Ethics
Case 5.1: Scott v. Carpanzano
Business Ethics and Social Media
Ethical Principles and Philosophies
Making Ethical Business Decisions
Case 5.2: Al-Dabagh v. Case Western Reserve University
Case Analysis 5.3 Moseley v. Pepco Energy Services, Inc.
Global Business Ethics
Unit One Application and Ethics: “Arbitration, No Class Actions”
Unit 2: The Public and International Environment
Chapter 6: Tort Law
The Basis of Tort Law
Intentional Torts against Persons
Case Analysis 6.1 Blake v. Giustibelli
Case 6.2: Revell v. Guido
Intentional Torts against Property
Unintentional Torts—Negligence
Defenses to Negligence
Spotlight on the Seattle Mariners: Case 6.3 Taylor v. Baseball Club of Seattle, LP
Chapter 7: Strict Liability and Product Liability
Strict Liability
Product Liability
Case Analysis 7.1 Schwarck v. Arctic Cat, Inc.
Strict Product Liability
Spotlight on Injuries from Vaccines: Case 7.2 Bruesewitz v. Wyeth, LLC
Defenses to Product Liability
Case 7.3: VeRost v. Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America, Inc.
Chapter 8: Intellectual Property Rights
Trademarks and Related Property
Classic Case 8.1 The Coca-Cola Co. v. The Koke Co. of America
Case 8.2: LFP IP, LLC v. Hustler Cincinnati, Inc.
Patents
Copyrights
Case Analysis 8.3 Winstead v. Jackson
Trade Secrets
International Protection for Intellectual Property
Chapter 9: Internet Law, Social Media, and Privacy
Internet Law
Spotlight on Internet Porn: Case 9.1 Hasbro, Inc. v. Internet Entertainment Group, Ltd.
Copyrights in Digital Information
Social Media
Online Defamation
Other Actions Involving Online Posts
Case Analysis 9.2 David v. Textor
Privacy
Case 9.3: Nucci v. Target Corp.
Chapter 10: Criminal Law and Cyber Crime
Civil Law and Criminal Law
Criminal Liability
Types of Crimes
Case 10.1: State of Minnesota v. Smith
Spotlight on White-Collar Crime Case 10.2 People v. Sisuphan
Defenses to Criminal Liability
Criminal Procedures
Cyber Crime
Case Analysis 10.3 United States v. Warner
Chapter 11: International and Space Law
International Law
Case Analysis 11.1 Bennett v. Islamic Republic of Iran
Doing Business Internationally
Regulation of Specific Business Activities
International Dispute Resolution
Case 11.2: Carlyle Investment Management, LLC v. Moonmouth Co. SA
U.S. Laws in a Global Context
Spotlight on International Torts: Case 11.3 Daimler AG v. Bauman
Space Law
Unit Two Application and Ethics: The Biggest Data Breach of All Time
Unit 3: The Commercial Environment
Chapter 12: Formation of Traditional and E-Contracts
An Overview of Contract Law
Agreement
Classic Case 12.1 Lucy v. Zehmer
Case Analysis 12.2 Hinkal v. Pardoe
E-Contracts
Consideration
Spotlight on Nike: Case 12.3 Already, LLC v. Nike, Inc.
Contractual Capacity
Legality
Form
Third Party Rights
Chapter 13: Contract Performance, Breach, and Remedies
Voluntary Consent
Case 13.1: Schneiderman v. Trump Entrepreneur Initiative, LLC
Performance and Discharge
Case Analysis 13.2 Kohel v. Bergen Auto Enterprises, L.L.C.
Damages
Spotlight on Liquidated Damages: Case 13.3 Kent State University v. Ford
Equitable Remedies
Waiver of Breach
Contract Provisions Limiting Remedies
Chapter 14: Sales and Lease Contracts
The Scope of Articles 2 (Sales) and 2A (Leases)
The Formation of Sales and Lease Contracts
Classic Case 14.1 Jones v. Star Credit Corp.
Title, Risk, and Insurable Interest
Case Analysis 14.2 BMW Group, LLC v. Castle Oil Corp.
Performance and Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts
Remedies for Breach of Sales and Lease Contracts
Spotlight on Baseball Cards: Case 14.3 Fitl v. Strek
Warranties
Contracts for the International Sale of Goods
Appendix to Chapter 14: An Example of a Contract for the International Sale of Coffee
Chapter 15: Creditor-Debtor Relations and Bankruptcy
Laws Assisting Creditors
Case Analysis 15.1 Picerne Construction Corp. v. Villas
Mortgages
Protection for Debtors
Bankruptcy Law
Liquidation Proceedings
Case 15.2: In re Anderson
Case 15.3: In re Cummings
Reorganizations
Bankruptcy Relief under Chapter 12 and Chapter 13
Unit Three Application and Ethics: Fantasy Sports—Legal Gambling?
Unit 4: The Business and Employment Environment
Chapter 16: Small Businesses and Franchises
General Considerations for Small Businesses
Sole Proprietorships
Case Analysis 16.1 A. Gadley Enterprises, Inc. v. Department of Labor and Industry Office of Unemplo
Partnerships
Classic Case 16.2 Meinhard v. Salmon
Franchises
Spotlight on Holiday Inns: Case 16.3 Holiday Inn Franchising, Inc. v. Hotel Associates, Inc.
Chapter 17: Limited Liability Business Forms
The Limited Liability Company
Case 17.1: Hodge v. Strong Built International, LLC
LLC Management and Operation
Dissociation and Dissolution of an LLC
Case Analysis 17.2 Reese v. Newman
Limited Liability Partnerships
Limited Partnerships
Case 17.3: DeWine v. Valley View Enterprises, Inc.
Chapter 18: Corporations
Nature and Classification
Case 18.1: Drake Manufacturing Co. v. Polyflow, Inc.
Case Analysis 18.2 Pantano v. Newark Museum
Formation and Powers
Piercing the Corporate Veil
Directors and Officers
Classic Case 18.3 Guth v. Loft, Inc.
Shareholders
Major Business Forms Compared
Chapter 19: Agency Relationships
Agency Law
Formation of the Agency Relationship
Duties of Agents and Principals
Spotlight on Taser International Case: 19.1 Taser International, Inc. v. Ward
Case Analysis 19.2 NRT New England, LLC v. Jones
Agent’s Authority
Liability in Agency Relationships
Case 19.3: Asphalt & Concrete Services, Inc. v. Perry
Termination of an Agency
Chapter 20: Themployment Law
Employment at Will
Case Analysis 20.1 Caterpillar, Inc. v. Sudlow
Wages, Hours, and Layoffs
Case 20.2: Bailey v. TitleMax of Georgia, Inc.
Family and Medical Leave
Case 20.3: Ballard v. Chicago Park District
Health, Safety, and Income Security
Employee Privacy Rights
Chapter 21: Themployment Discrimination
Title VII of the Civil Rights Act
Case Analysis 21.1 Bauer v. Lynch
Case 21.2: Young v. United Parcel Service, Inc.
Case 21.3: Roberts v. Mike’s Trucking, Ltd.
Discrimination Based on Age
Discrimination Based on Disability
Discrimination Based on Military Status
Defenses to Employment Discrimination
Affirmative Action
Chapter 22: Immigration and Labor Law
Immigration Law
Federal Labor Laws
Case 22.1: Services Employees International Union v. National Union of mployees ational Healthcare W
Union Organization
Case Analysis 22.2 Contemporary Cars, Inc. v. National Labor ational Relations Board elations
Collective Bargaining
Strikes and Lockouts
Unfair Labor Practices
Case 22.3: Staffing Network Holdings, LLC v. National Labor taffing ational Relations Board oldings,
Unit Four Application and Ethics: Health Insurance and Small Business
Unit 5: The Regulatory Environment
Chapter 23: Administrative Agencies
The Practical Significance of Administrative Law
Agency Creation and Powers
Case 23.1: Loving v. Internal Revenue Service
The Administrative Process
Case 23.2: Craker v. Drug Enforcement Administration
Judicial Deference to Agency Decisions
Case Analysis 23.3 Olivares v. Transportation Security Administration
Public Accountability
Chapter 24: Consumer Protection
Advertising, Marketing, and Sales
Case 24.1: POM Wonderful, LLC v. Federal Trade Commission
Case 24.2: Lexmark International, Inc. v. Static Control Components, Inc.
Labeling and Packaging Laws
Protection of Health and Safety
Credit Protection
Case Analysis 24.3 Santangelo v. Comcast Corporation
Chapter 25: Thenvironmental Law
Common Law Actions
Federal, State, and Local Regulations
Case Analysis 25.1 Friends of Animals v. Clay
Air Pollution
Case 25.2: United States v. O’Malley
Water Pollution
Case 25.3: Thentergy Corp. v. Riverkeeper, Inc.
Toxic Chemicals and Hazardous Waste
Chapter 26: Real Property and Land-Use Control
The Nature of Real Property
Ownership and Other Interests in Real Property
Case 26.1: Main Omni Realty Corp. v. Matus
Transfer of Ownership
Spotlight on Sales of Haunted Houses: Case 26.2 Stambovsky v. Ackley
Case Analysis 26.3 Montgomery County v. Bhatt
Limitations on the Rights of Property Owners
Land-Use Control and Zoning
Chapter 27: Antitrust Law
The Sherman Antitrust Act
Section 1 of the Sherman Act
Section 2 of the Sherman Act
Case Analysis 27.1 McWane, Inc. v. Federal Trade Commission
Spotlight on Weyerhaeuser: Case 27.2 Weyerhaeuser Co. v. Ross-S immons Hardwood Lumber Co. ardwood
The Clayton Act
Enforcement and Exemptions
Case 27.3: TransWeb, LLC v. 3M Innovative Properties Co.
U.S. Antitrust Laws in the Global Context
Chapter 28: Investor Protection and Corporate Governance
The Securities Act of 1933
Case 28.1: Omnicare, Inc. v. Laborers District Council Construction Industry Pension Fund
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Classic Case 28.2 SEC v. Texas Gulf Sulphur Co.
Case Analysis 28.3 Rand-Heart of New York, Inc. v. Dolan
State Securities Laws
Corporate Governance
Unit Five Application and Ethics: Climate Change
Appendices
Appendix A: How to Brief Cases and Analyze Case Problems
Appendix B: The Constitution of the United States
Appendix C: Articles 2 and 2A of the Uniform Commercial Code
Appendix D: Answers to the Issue Spotters
Appendix E: Sample Answers for Business Case Problems with Sample Answer
Glossary
Table of Cases
Index

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