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Table of Contents
- Part I. Main Body
- 1. Law and Risk Management
- 2. Introduction to Law and Legal Systems
- 3. Courts and the Legal Process
- 4. Alternative Dispute Resolution
- 5. Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics
- 6. Constitutional Law and US Commerce
- 7. Administrative and Environmental Law
- 8. Criminal Law
- 9. Introduction to Tort Law
- 10. Products Liability
- 11. Introduction to Contract Law
- 12. Small Business Organizations
- 13. Agency and Employment Law
- 14. Employment Discrimination Law
About the Book
Business Law, Ethics, and Sustainability is a textbook for undergraduate law courses. It covers business law topics such as contracts, business organizations, employment law, and torts, as well as a general survey of American law. Additional topics include Constitutional law, civil rights, environmental law, criminal law, and litigation.
About the Contributors
Andrew J. Hosmanek is an Associate Professor of Instruction in the Department of Management & Entrepreneurship at the Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa. He earned his BBA, JD, MBA, and PhD all at the University of Iowa. He has been involved with the Intro to Law class as a TA or professor since 2003. In his free time he enjoys exploring, camping, and fly fishing, and filming videos and writing for his Trout Fishing in Iowa blog.
Brendan J. Smith graduated from the University of Iowa College of Law in 2022 with Highest Distinction. He received the John F. Murray Award for having the highest academic standing in the graduating class. Brendan is an incoming associate at Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP in Birmingham, Alabama. He will practice appellate law at the firm after completing the 2022 bar exam. He holds a BA in Mathematical Economics from Colorado College, and has interned at major law firms in Iowa and the Midwest. In his free time he enjoys hiking, rock climbing, and trying new restaurants and breweries.
Michael J. Dayton is a Shareholder at Nyemaster Goode, P.C. in Des Moines, Iowa, as well as an Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Management & Entrepreneurship at the Tippie College of Business, University of Iowa. He earned his undergraduate degrees in Philosophy and Psychology, as well as his JD, at the University of Iowa. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. at Drake University. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, serving on nonprofit boards of directors, and exploring the outdoors.