Business Law and the Legal Environment, Standard Edition

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Help students understand legal concepts through hands-on application with BUSINESS LAW AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT, 5e. Active learning features and practical exercises let future business leaders apply the law to issues they will face on the job. No other text is as effective at teaching why business law matters, not only to students' future careers, but also to their daily lives.

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Jeffrey F. Beatty was a two-time winner of the Beckwith Prize, Boston University's highest undergraduate teaching award. His research expertise included constitutional law, torts, contracts, and the uniform commercial code. In 1998, the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB) awarded him the Charles Hewitt Award for excellence in teaching, presented annually to one professor in the United States. The highest honor for teaching conferred by the ALSB, this award is dedicated to the communication and recognition of creative teaching practices of business law. Prior to his teaching, Professor Beatty worked for several years as a legal aid lawyer, concentrating on immigration law and general civil litigation. He also practiced in a private firm, where he concentrated on general civil litigation, including trials and appeals of tort, contract, employment, and property cases.

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