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Essentials of Business Law https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1259917134.jpeg 10 2019 9781259917134 Essentials of Business Law, 10/e is a practical, concise, and broad-based introduction to the vibrant field of business law. Both the traditional areas of law, such as contracts and property, and the emerging areas of law, such as e-commerce and environmental, are covered in short, informative chapters written to capture the essence of each topic. The objective of the text throughout its coverage is ease of use, ease of teaching, ease of assessment, and ease of understanding. It has been developed for those seeking a more fundamental overview of the concepts and principles that are vital to the understanding of business law. With McGraw-Hill Connect, students benefit from SmartBook and additional critical thinking practice.
09781259917134
Essentials of Business Law

Essentials of Business Law, 10th Edition

ISBN10: 1259917134 | ISBN13: 9781259917134
By Anthony Liuzzo, Ruth Calhoun Hughes

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Essentials of Business Law, 10/e is a practical, concise, and broad-based introduction to the vibrant field of business law. Both the traditional areas of law, such as contracts and property, and the emerging areas of law, such as e-commerce and environmental, are covered in short, informative chapters written to capture the essence of each topic. The objective of the text throughout its coverage is ease of use, ease of teaching, ease of assessment, and ease of understanding. It has been developed for those seeking a more fundamental overview of the concepts and principles that are vital to the understanding of business law. With McGraw-Hill Connect, students benefit from SmartBook and additional critical thinking practice.

Part 1 Introduction to Law 
1 Our System of Law 
2 Ethics and the Law 
3 Criminal Law 
4 Tort Law 
5 Constitutional Law 
6 Administrative Law 

Part 2 Contracts 
7 Introduction to Contracts 
8 Offer and Acceptance 
9 Mutual Agreement 
10 Consideration 
11 Competent Parties 
12 Legal Purpose of Contracts 
13 Form of Contracts 
14 Operation of Contracts 
15 Discharge of Contracts 

Part 3 Sales, Agency, and Business Organizations 
16 Transfer of Title 
17 Sales 
18 Warranties 
19 Agency 
20 Business Organizations 
21 Bankruptcy 

Part 4 Commercial Paper 
22 Introduction to Commercial Paper 
23 Transfer and Discharge of Commercial Paper 

Part 5 Property 
24 Real and Personal Property 
25 Bailments 
26 Landlord–Tenant Relations 
27 Wills, Intestacy, and Trusts 

Part 6 Business and Technology 
28 Intellectual Property 
29 Computer Privacy and Speech 
30 Social Media and the Law 
31 Conducting Business in Cyberspace 

Part 7 Legal Environment of Business 
32 The Employer–Employee Relationship 
33 Employment Law 
34 Product Liability 
35 Professionals’ Liability 
36 International Business Law 
37 Business and the Environment 
38 Health Care Law 

Appendix: The Constitution of the United States 

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About the Author

Anthony Liuzzo

Anthony L. Liuzzo, J.D., MBA, Ph.D. Dr. Anthony L. Liuzzo is Professor Emeritus at Wilkes University where, until recently, he served as Professor of Business and Economics and Chairperson of the Business Programs of Arizona. Dr. Liuzzo is a licensed attorney and economist. He earned his Ph.D. in business administration, Master of Philosophy in economics, and MBA in management and organizational behavior from New York University; his law degree from St. John’s University; and his bachelor’s degree in marketing from Fordham University in New York City. Specializing in public policy issues, employment law, and holiday retail sales forecasting, he has been cited on numerous occasions in hundreds of publications—including CNN, Fox News, Forbes, The New York Times, USA Today, the Arizona Republic, the New York Daily News, the Philadelphia Daily News, the Chicago Tribune, the Washington Times, the Cincinnati Enquirer, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Detroit News, the Christian Science Monitor, and the San Francisco Examiner—for his views on legal and business issues. Dr. Liuzzo has been the author of several editions of the popular textbook, Essentials of Business Law, and its accompanying assessment materials, mobile applications, and instructor’s manual, published by McGraw-Hill. Dr. Liuzzo is also the author of several books and numerous articles that have appeared in scholarly and professional journals. He has served as editor of a scholarly journal and has been instrumental in creating several successful small businesses. Dr. Liuzzo is an active member of many professional and community organizations and currently serves as a member and officer of several boards of directors.

Ruth Calhoun Hughes

Ruth Hughes serves as Assistant Professor of Business Law at Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Hughes is a licensed attorney and received her JD from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, and her BA in economics from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana. She began her career as an attorney specializing in corporate transactions in New York City and Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. She was director of the Small Business Development Center in Wilkes-Barre for many years before joining the faculty of the Sidhu School of Business and Leadership at Wilkes University in 2013. Her research interests, publications, and presentations include the areas of environmental sustainability in business, equity crowdfunding, and emerging trends in securities laws. She serves as a reviewer for several academic publications. Hughes is an active member of many university, professional and community organizations. She is married to Richard Hughes and the proud mother of three children, Callie, Ellen, and Richard.

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