Cases. There are many cases featurecd throughout the text featuring current and timely issues. All cases contain: facts, issues, language of the court, decisions, questions.
Boxes. To keep the topics current there have been several boxes are included throughout the text: contemporary environment boxes, wthics spotlight boxes, Internet law and online commerce boxes, International law, landmark law boxes.
Law Case with Answer. The end of every chapter contains an additional case. The facts of the case are presented to the student with a question. The answer to the question is offered, along with guidance on how it was determined, helping students understand the application of the law and prepare them for working the subsequent Case Problems on their own.
End-of-Chapter Cases. Case Problems reinforce the lessons of the chapter with current topics and Business Ethics cases which help the student to put the lessons of the chapter into an ethical perspective.
Web Exercises. For each chapter, Cheeseman provides at least one new web exercise to help students use the web for legal research. Further, notes for using and assigning these exercises are available at the Instructor Resource Center for this text.
Table of Contents
Part I: Legal and Ethical Environment
Chapter 1: Legal Heritage and the Digital Age
Chapter 2: Ethics and Social Responsibility of Business
Chapter 3: Courts, Jurisdiction, and Administrative Agencies
Chapter 4: Judicial, Alternative, and E-Dispute Resolution
Part II: Constitution and Public Law
Chapter 5: Constitutional Law for Business and E-Commerce
Chapter 6: Torts and Strict Liability
Chapter 7: Criminal Law and Cyber Crimes
Chapter 8: Intellectual Property and Cyber Piracy
Part III: Contracts, Commercial Law, and E-Commerce
Chapter 9: Formation of Traditional and E-Contracts
Chapter 10: Performance and Breach of Traditional and E-Contracts
Chapter 11: E-Commerce and Digital Law
Chapter 12: UCC Sales and Lease Contracts and Warranties
Chapter 13: Credit, Secured Transactions, and Bankruptcy
Part IV: Business Organizations and Investor Protection
Chapter 14: Small Business and General and Limited Partnerships
Chapter 15: Limited Liability Companies, Limited Liability Partnerships, and Special Forms of Business
Chapter 16: Corporations and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
Chapter 17: Investor Protection, E-Securities, and Wall Street Reform
Part V: Agency and Employment Environment
Chapter 18: Agency Law
Chapter 19: Equal Opportunity in Employment
Chapter 20: Employment Law and Worker Protection
Chapter 21: Labor Law and Immigration Law
Part VI: Government Regulation
Chapter 22: Antitrust Law and Unfair Trade Practices
Chapter 23: Consumer Protection
Chapter 24: Environmental Protection
Chapter 25: Land Use Regulation and Real Property
Part VII: Global Environment
Chapter 26: International and World Trade Law