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Summary of Getting To Yes
Soft and hard are the most common methods to negotiate. Beyond that, there is one more:
principled negotiation, which is the major idea of this book. It tells us not to hagg
Sales, Leases, and Product Liability
State statutory law governing sales and lease transactions is based on the Uniform
Commercial Code (UCC) which has been adopted as law by all states.
The goal of the UCC is to simplify and to streamline co
Contract Performance, Breach, and Remedies
Voluntary consent - the knowing and voluntary agreement to the terms of a contract. If
voluntary consent is lacking, then the contract will be voidable.
In certain circumst
The Formation of Traditional and E-Contracts
Contract law must provide rules to determine which contract terms will be enforced and
which promises must be kept.
Promise - a declaration by a person (the promisor) to do or not do a certain act.
Internet Law, Social Media, and Privacy
A number of laws specifically address issues that arise only on the Internet.
Three such issues are unsolicited email, domain names, and cybersquatting.
Spam - bulk, unsolicited (junk)
Intellectual Property Rights
Intellectual property - property resulting from intellectual and creative processes
(the products of an individual's mind)
The U.S is participating in various international agreements to secure ownership
rights in i
International Law in a Global Economy
The major difference between international law and national law is that
government authorities can enforce national law.
If a nation violates an international law and persuasive tactics fa
Criminal Law and Cyber Crime
Civil Law and Criminal Law
Civil law spells out the duties that exist between persons or between persons and their
governments, excluding the duty not to commit crimes.
Criminal law, in contrast, has to do with cri
Torts and Strict Liability
Tort - a wrongful act (other than a breach of contract) that results in harm or injury to
another and leads to civil liability.
Any time that one partys allegedly wrongful conduct causes injury to another, an action
Business and the Constitution
The Constitutional Powers of Government
Following the Revolutionary War, the states created a confederal form of government in
which the states had the authority to govern themselves and the national government
Courts and Alternative Dispute Resolution
Every society needs to have an established method of resolving disputes.
The Judiciarys Rule
The judiciary (courts) in the American government system have the essential role to
interpret and apply the l
Business and Its Legal Environment
Law - a body of enforceable rules governing relationships among individuals and
between individuals and their society.
No matter how rules are created, they all have one feature in common:
They establish righ