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  1. Preface
  2. 1 American Law, Legal Reasoning, and the Legal System
    1. Introduction
    2. 1.1 Basic American Legal Principles
    3. 1.2 Sources and Types of Law
    4. 1.3 Important Business Laws and Regulations
    5. Assessment Questions
    6. End Notes
  3. 2 Disputes and Dispute Settlement
    1. Introduction
    2. 2.1 Negotiation
    3. 2.2 Mediation
    4. 2.3 Arbitration
    5. Assessment Questions
    6. End Notes
  4. 3 Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
    1. Introduction
    2. 3.1 Business Ethics
    3. 3.2 Social Responsibility
    4. Assessment Questions
    5. End Notes
  5. 4 Business and the United States Constitution
    1. Introduction
    2. 4.1 Commerce Clause
    3. 4.2 Constitutional Protections
    4. Assessment Questions
    5. End Notes
  6. 5 Criminal Liability
    1. Introduction
    2. 5.1 Common Business Crimes
    3. 5.2 Civil vs. Criminal Liability
    4. Assessment Questions
    5. End Notes
  7. 6 The Tort System
    1. Introduction
    2. 6.1 Intentional Torts and Negligence
    3. 6.2 Product and Strict Liability
    4. Assessment Questions
    5. End Notes
  8. 7 Contract Law
    1. Introduction
    2. 7.1 Agreement, Consideration, and Promissory Estoppel
    3. 7.2 Capacity and Legality
    4. 7.3 Breach of Contract and Remedies
    5. Assessment Questions
    6. End Notes
  9. 8 Sales Contracts
    1. Introduction
    2. 8.1 The Nature and Origins of Sales Contracts
    3. 8.2 Warranties and Sales Contracts
    4. Assessment Questions
    5. End Notes
  10. 9 Employment and Labor Law
    1. Introduction
    2. 9.1 Employment, Worker Protection, and Immigration Law
    3. 9.2 Labor Law
    4. 9.3 Equal Opportunity in Employment
    5. Assessment Questions
    6. End Notes
  11. 10 Government Regulation
    1. Introduction
    2. 10.1 Administrative Law
    3. 10.2 Regulatory Agencies
    4. Assessment Questions
    5. End Notes
  12. 11 Antitrust Law
    1. Introduction
    2. 11.1 History of Antitrust Law
    3. 11.2 Antitrust Laws
    4. Assessment Questions
    5. End Notes
  13. 12 Unfair Trade Practices and the Federal Trade Commission
    1. Introduction
    2. 12.1 Unfair Trade Practices
    3. 12.2 The Federal Trade Commission
    4. Assessment Questions
    5. End Notes
  14. 13 International Law
    1. Introduction
    2. 13.1 Introduction to International Law
    3. 13.2 Sources and Practice of International Law
    4. Assessment Questions
    5. End Notes
  15. 14 Securities Regulation
    1. Introduction
    2. 14.1 Liability Under the Securities Act
    3. 14.2 The Framework of Securities Regulation
    4. Assessment Questions
    5. End Notes
  16. Answer Key
    1. Chapter 1
    2. Chapter 2
    3. Chapter 3
    4. Chapter 4
    5. Chapter 5
    6. Chapter 6
    7. Chapter 7
    8. Chapter 8
    9. Chapter 9
    10. Chapter 10
    11. Chapter 11
    12. Chapter 12
    13. Chapter 13
    14. Chapter 14
  17. Index
C
Carter v. Carter Coal Co4.1 Commerce Clause
categorical imperative2.2 Mediation
Central Hudson Test for Commercial Speech.4.2 Constitutional Protections
Chad A. Kelley v. Marsha P. Ryan, Administrator, Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation, and Coca-Cola Enterprises9.1 Employment, Worker Protection, and Immigration Law
Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire4.2 Constitutional Protections
Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission1.3 Important Business Laws and Regulations
civil matter2.3 Arbitration
class action lawsuit2.3 Arbitration
closed shop9.2 Labor Law
Collaborating2.1 Negotiation
collective bargaining agreement.9.2 Labor Law
commerce clause4.1 Commerce Clause
commercial reasonableness.8.2 Warranties and Sales Contracts
common-carrier delivery contract8.1 The Nature and Origins of Sales Contracts
Company credibility lost. 3.1 Business Ethics
comparative negligence6.2 Product and Strict Liability
Compromising2.1 Negotiation
Confidentiality2.2 Mediation
Consent election.9.2 Labor Law
Consequentialist2.2 Mediation
Consistency of efforts and partnerships.3.2 Social Responsibility
Consumer influence.3.2 Social Responsibility
Contest election9.2 Labor Law
Contracting for success3.2 Social Responsibility
contributory negligence6.2 Product and Strict Liability
Corporate Political Speech. 4.2 Constitutional Protections
Corporate Responsibility of the Businessman3.2 Social Responsibility
Creativity2.2 Mediation
criminal matter2.3 Arbitration
cross state lines4.1 Commerce Clause
Crown Castle Inc. et al. v. Fred Nudd Corporation et al.8.1 The Nature and Origins of Sales Contracts
E
e-mediation2.2 Mediation
Employment Discrimination Law, Visions of Equality in Theory and Doctrine9.3 Equal Opportunity in Employment
Enhanced performance for going green.3.2 Social Responsibility
Executive compensation rates during employee layoffs.3.1 Business Ethics
H
hostile work environment 9.3 Equal Opportunity in Employment
Houston Chronicle3.1 Business Ethics
Hudson Gas & Electric Corp v. Public Service Commission of New York4.2 Constitutional Protections, 4.2 Constitutional Protections
J
Joint Discussion2.2 Mediation
Joint Negotiation2.2 Mediation
O
Occupational Safety and Health Administration9.1 Employment, Worker Protection, and Immigration Law
Oncale v. Sundowner Offshore Services Inc.9.3 Equal Opportunity in Employment
Opening Statements of Plaintiff and Defendant2.2 Mediation
organic statute 10.1 Administrative Law
Organic statutes 10.1 Administrative Law
Organization Behavior and Human Decision Processes2.1 Negotiation
Outcome goals2.1 Negotiation
U
UN Conference on Trade and Development News.13.2 Sources and Practice of International Law
Uniform Arbitration Act2.1 Negotiation
union security agreement. 9.2 Labor Law
union shop9.2 Labor Law
United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods8.1 The Nature and Origins of Sales Contracts
United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG)13.2 Sources and Practice of International Law
United States Constitution4.1 Commerce Clause
United States v. Lopez4.1 Commerce Clause
Unprotected Speech. 4.2 Constitutional Protections
Y
yellow-dog contracts9.2 Labor Law
Z
zero-sum negotiation2.1 Negotiation
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