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Business Law: Principles and Cases in the Legal Environment, Fourth Edition

  • Daniel V. Davidson
  • Lynn M. Forsythe
  • Nancy A. Holland
Series / Business Law Series
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Readable and practical introduction to business law designed for today’s student. 

The Fourth Edition of Business Law Principles and Cases in the Legal Environment continues to offer a readable, rigorous, and practical introduction to business law in a format that enhances learning and understanding. With a thorough explanation of the legal and regulatory issues affecting businesses, Davidson, Forsythe, and Holland utilize outlines, exhibits, questions, and problems to engage students and enhance learning. Classic and contemporary cases in each chapter highlight key aspects of the law using the judges’ language. The Secret Sentinel case, an integrated, continuous business scenario threaded throughout the text, provides a hypothetical business environment in which students learn to apply the law and integrate legal concepts with other business topics. 

New to the Fourth Edition:  

  • Updated throughout, including cutting-edge state and federal cases 
  • Carefully edited and streamlined presentation make the book even more teachable and accessible 
  • Updated “You Be the Judge” boxes, with materials taken directly from current events 
  • Careful attention given to the new AACSB standards of Global Mindset and Diversity and Inclusion 

Professors and students will benefit from: 

  • Complete topical coverage in a clear and accessible presentation 
  • A continuous hypothetical business model that connects theory and practice  
  • Each chapter includes a Classic Case and a Contemporary Case, offering opportunities to learn case analysis. Instructors can utilize these chapter cases for demonstrating the concepts of the chapter, opening up dialogue for student interactions. 
  • Rich pedagogy that includes learning objectives, discussion questions, case problems incorporating writing assignments. 
    • Discussion Questions can be utilized for online and face-to-face group discussions. 
    • Case Problems and Writing Assignments give instructors a starting point for in-class, hands-on group activities, in which students can work on different cases and share their answers with the class. 
    • Legal terminology is not only defined throughout the text, but practical application and examples are given throughout the chapters to help students grasp the concepts. 
  • Visual aids and exhibits throughout the book that illustrate legal and business concepts 
  • A flexible organization that adapts to a wide range of teaching objectives and courses 
  • The digital Connected Coursebook format gives business law students robust search and highlighting tools, interactive practice questions, and more, that are all integrated into an easy-to-use, streamlined learning experience.
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