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Understanding Business and Personal Law - Interactive Student Edition (2006)


"Understanding Business and Personal Law" provides a thorough overview of the basics of law, including ethics and technology issues. Through journal activities, Internet research activities, and activities that encourage them to get involved in their communities, students get the hands-on practice they need to build a stronger understanding of chapter concepts.
Reading age for native speakers: High School students


UNIT 1: Knowing About the Law
Chapter 1: Ethics and the Law
Chapter 2: The Court System
Chapter 3: Criminal Law
Chapter 4: The Law of Torts

UNIT 2: Entering Into Contracts
Chapter 5: How Contracts Arise
Chapter 6: Genuine Agreement
Chapter 7: Contractual Capacity
Chapter 8: Consideration
Chapter 9: Legality
Chapter 10: Form of a Contract
Chapter 11: How Contracts Come to an End
Chapter 12: Transfer of Contracts and Remedies for Breach

UNIT 3: Understanding Consumer Law
Chapter 13: Contracts for the Sale of Goods
Chapter 14: The Importance of Warranties
Chapter 15: Consumer Protection and Product Liability
Chapter 16: Owning a Vehicle
Chapter 17: Personal Property and Bailments

UNIT 4: Being an Agent and Getting a Job
Chapter 18: Creation of an Agency
Chapter 19: Agency Relationships and Their Termination
Chapter 20: Employment Law
Chapter 21: Employment Protection and Equal Opportunity

UNIT 5: Using Your Purchasing Power
Chapter 22: Borrowing Money and Buying on Credit
Chapter 23: Negotiable Instruments
Chapter 24: Writing Checks
Chapter 25: Transferring Negotiable Instruments
Chapter 26: Collecting Negotiable Instruments

UNIT 6: Starting a Business
Chapter 27: Sole Proprietorship and Partnership
Chapter 28: Forming and Financing a Corporation
Chapter 29: Operating a Corporation
Chapter 30: Corporate Regulation and Expansion

UNIT 7: Planning for the Future
Chapter 31: Marriage
Chapter 32: Divorce and Its Legal Consequences
Chapter 33: Renting A Place to Live
Chapter 34: Buying a Home
Chapter 35: Insurance Protection
Chapter 35: Retirement and Wills

Appendix A: The Constitution of the United States
Appendix B: The Declaration of Independence
Case Index

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