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Contracts

Author : Brian A. Blum
ISBN : 1454810009
Genre : Law
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Contracts: Cases, Discussion, and Problems is known for its strikingly clear, straightforward text that illuminates cases as well as concepts and theory. Carefully edited modern, engaging cases are presented in context along with classic older cases. Insightful questions draw attention to difficult and crucial aspects of the law and prompt vigorous class discussion. Manageable problems supplement cases and introduce topics taught most effectively through problems. The casebook's traditional organization begins with formation and then corresponds to the sequence followed by the Restatement (2nd) of Contracts and treatises. Its concise, efficient presentation results in an optimum length for the course. Transactional issues such as drafting, client counseling, and negotiation are emphasized through the use of questions and small exercises throughout the text. Strengthening the text's focus on contemporary methods of contracting, modern issues in standard contracts are explored along with contracts entered into electronically. International and comparative material offers alternative approaches for students to consider, such as those taken by the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) and the UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts. The Third Edition introduces new cases, updated discussion, and challenging problems that tackle issues arising from the growing use of electronic media in the formation and performance of contracts. Fresh cases, problems, and text throughout the book provide new perspectives on contemporary approaches to the law. A focus on and full treatment of Revised Article 1 and Current Article 2 respond to the widespread enactment of the Article 1 revisions. Recognizing the failure of the proposed revisions of Article 2, the Third Edition no longer refers to revised Article 2. By responding to adopters' suggestions and by reorganizing for clarity, the Third Edition has greatly enhanced its teaching effectiveness. Hallmark features of Contracts: Cases, Discussion, and Problems: Clear presentation of concepts, theory, questions, and problems Carefully edited cases modern, engaging as well as classic older cases set in context by author-written material Illuminating questions confront difficult and crucial aspects of the law prompt class discussion Manageable problems supplement associated cases introduce topics taught most effectively through problems Traditional organization begins with formation corresponds to sequence followed by the Restatement (2nd) of Contracts and treatises Concise, efficient presentation of optimum length Emphasis on

Ethical Problems Practice Law

Author : Lisa G. Lerman
ISBN : 9781454833789
Genre : Law
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Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law is a problem-based casebook sure to generate lively class discussion. Using real-world problems and cases, with emphasis on issues students are likely to face in their early years of practice, it places students in the lawyers position to engage in simultaneous strategic and ethical analysis of each problem. The Third Edition includes hundreds of new examples and introduces new material on current ethical issues. Outsourcing, contract lawyers, Internet advertising, and nonlawyer ownership of law firms are given thorough treatment, as are recent changes in rules and Justice Department policies. Sure to stimulate discussion, the companion website features a new recorded interview with the Guantanamo defense lawyer ordered to represent an unwilling defendant. Hallmark features: Co-authors Lerman and Schrag bring a broad range of teaching, consulting, clinical research, and policy-making experience to this problem-based text. Contemporary approach succinctly covers all essential topics through clear, thorough exposition. Challenging problems compel students to engage in simultaneous strategic and ethical analysis. Comprehensive presentation of all ethics and professional responsibility topics and issues, including: Confidentiality and conflicts. Ethics rules. Legal malpractice. Disqualification. Criminal law. Wrongful discharge. Pertinent constitutional law. Lawyer's public responsibilities. More than 70 compelling, detailed problems, based on real cases and real-life situations that students are likely to experience during their first years of practice. Famous and less well-known cases are the basis of most of the problems, placing students in the lawyer's role. Recent and projected changes in the legal profession, including those resulting from the 2008 financial collapse. Distinct graphical elements appear throughout to help students see the relationships among parts of rules or theories.

Corporations And Other Business Associations

Author : Charles Rogers O'Kelley
ISBN : 0735502110
Genre : Business enterprises
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With this extensive revision of their well-regarded casebook, authors O'Kelley and Thompson respond to the many changes in the world of business. Retaining its balance of legal theory, enlightening cases, and widely praised problems, CORPORATIONS AND OTHER BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS, Third Edition, incorporates new material and analyzes important developments in the field. If you haven't already adopted this intelligent and straightforward casebook, you'll be pleased to discover its: real-life focus on: close corporations, mergers/changes in control, and the relationship between corporations and outsiders skillful blend of theory, cases, and problems carefully edited and thoughtfully selected classic and contemporary cases generous number of excellent problems ranked among the best for clarity and effectiveness sophisticated - but not intimidating-writing style flexible organization which makes it easily adaptable to various teaching methods New material in CORPORATIONS AND OTHER BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS, Third Edition, includes: discussion and problems on the 'hot' new business entities: LLPs and LLCs expanded treatment of agency law new hyp othetical problems that develop and build within a chapter more emphasis on the applications of theory, presented in a more accessible style An updated Teacher's Manual If you want to expose your students to the realities of business today, this powerful set of teaching tools is an ideal choice. Check out authors' web site: www.vanderbilt.edu/Law/faculty/thompson/corpcasebook/

U S And International Sales Lease And Licensing Law

Author : Bryan D. Hull
ISBN : 9781454818700
Genre : Law
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In a logical and persuasive manner, this class-tested casebook first provides background information about UCC Article 2 and the CISG, then addresses key issues in the order in which a lawyer is likely to encounter them in practice: Which law is applicable? Has a contract been formed? What are the terms of the contract? Has the contract been performed? If not, what are the available remedies for the injured party? Finally, the text concludes by considering third parties involved in the sales transactions and the law governing their obligations.Many problems refer students to international collections found on the Internet, and the text provides references to both unrevised and revised UCC Article 1. The Second Edition has been updated to reflect the newer version of the INCOTERMS (INCOTERMS 2010), and the Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits (UCP 600). Discussion of UCC Article 2 has been revised as a result of the Uniform Law Commission and American Law Institute dropping the proposed amendments. Features: Provides background information about UCC Article 2 and the CISG Addresses key issues in the order encountered in practice Which law is applicable? Has a contract been formed? What are the terms of the contract? Has the contract been performed? If not, what are the available remedies for the injured party? Covers third parties involved and the law governing their obligations Combines cases and problems for teaching flexibility a case analysis structure a problems approach a combination of the two. Provides explanatory material to teach basic principles before casesandproblems introduced Presents contemporary, carefully edited cases Includes such cases as Hill v. Gateway (contract formation), Medical Marketing International v. Internazionale Medico Scientifica (warranties under the CISG and confirmation of an arbitral award), MCC-Marble Ceramic Center v. Ceramica Nuova D’Agostino (parol evidence and the CISG), Zabriskie Chevrolet v. Smith (contract performance under the UCC), Delchi Carrier SpA v. Rotorex Corp. (remedies under the CISG), Chatlos Systems v. National Cash Register (calculation of damages under the UCC), Robinson Helicopter Company v. Dana Corporation (availability of tort remedies), and Specht v. Netscape Communications Corp. (contract formation in licensing transaction over the Internet). Many problems refer to international collections on the Internet Provides references to both unrevised and revised UCC Article 1

K

Author : Tracey E. George
ISBN : 9781454881094
Genre : Law
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The second edition of this casebook, K: A Common Law Approach to Contracts, is perfect for the modern Contracts course. The highlyfocused, case-based text offers a comprehensive treatment of the basic issues of contract law and emphasizes development of analogical reasoning skills. Each section is limited to three types of materials (brief narrative, judicial opinions, and discussion problems), and is designed to teach students how to read opinions, analyze issues, distinguish material from immaterial facts, and apply holdings to similar problems. The second edition has been updated to include a new chapter on the rules related to third-party beneficiaries and assignees. In addition, in response to feedback from students, the authors have slightly expanded some of the narrative materials that introduce and provide guidance to the study of various topics. Key Features: New chapter on the rules related to third-party beneficiaries and assignees: “Contract Rights of NonParties.” In response to feedback from students, the authors have slightly expanded some of the narrative materials that introduce and provide guidance to the study of various topics

Insurance Law And Policy

Author : Tom Baker
ISBN : 1454825073
Genre : Law
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Tom Baker, a highly regarded teacher and scholar on the faculty of both Penn Law and Wharton demonstrates the big picture in insurance law and policy, exploring federal-state regulatory roles in depth as well as the traditional topics covered in the casebooks. Insurance Law and Policy: Cases and Materials uses more statutory material than any other casebook, with statutes typically presented through problems. Manageable assignments contain one major case followed by informative notes, questions and a problem. Here is a text that appeals to Insurance teachers as well as teachers of Torts and Contracts considering a new course. The Third Edition welcomes new co-author Kyle Logue, who, along with Tom Baker, is a Reporter for the new ALI Principles of Liability Insurance Project. A new and improved ERISA unit incorporates recent Supreme Court decisions. Relevant new material from the Affordable Care Act informs the discussion of health insurance. The Third Edition makes extensive use of the ALI Principles of Liability Insurance Project, with black letter rules presented through problems. Judicious pruning of notes, problems, and cases to allows room for recent developments in case law and insurance regulation. Features: stellar authorship in Tom Baker highly regarded teacher and scholar on the faculty of both Penn Law and Wharton focus on the big picture--federal-state regulatory roles and traditional insurance topics more statutory materials than other casebooks, typically presented through problems structured to contain one major case followed by informative notes, questions and a problem appeals to Insurance teachers as well as teachers of Torts and Contracts considering a new course introductory essay for new Insurance Law teachers case briefs and suggestions for how to teach cases descriptions of the commercial backgrounds of selected cases simple diagrams that explain complex issues Thoroughly updated, the revised Third Edition presents: new co-author Kyle Logue, Reporter for the new ALI Principles of Liability Insurance Project a new and improved ERISA unit, incorporating recent Supreme Court decisions relevant materials from the Affordable Care Act in the health insurance material extensive use of the ALI Principles of Liability Insurance Project, with black letter rules presented through problems judicious editing of notes, problems, and cases to spotlight recent developments in case law and insurance regulation

Marijuana Law Policy And Authority

Author : Robert A. Mikos
ISBN : 9781454887959
Genre : Law
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Marijuana Law, Policy, and Authority is a first-of-its-kind law school casebook in a rapidly-emerging and exciting new field. The accessible, comprehensive, and engaging material guides students through the competing approaches to regulating marijuana, the purposes and effects of those approaches, and the legal authorities for choosing among them. The helpful organization intersperses these issues of substantive law, policy, and authority throughout the discussion of users, suppliers, and third parties. Substantive law materials cover either prohibitions or regulations targeting users, suppliers, or third parties. Policy materials cover the goals of marijuana law and policy as well as the research on the impact of different marijuana policies. Authority materials address the different levels of government—federal, state, and local. Notes, questions, and numerous problems in each chapter provide additional thought-provoking material and help to reinforce student learning. Current, news-headlining cases keep the discussion interesting and lively. Key Features: Internationally renowned author Robert Mikos is the premier authority on marijuana law. He draws upon nearly a decade of professional experience teaching, lecturing, consulting, and writing about marijuana law and policy. Three distinct but inter-woven topics are covered: the substantive law governing marijuana; the policy rationales behind and outcomes produced by different approaches to regulating the drug; and the legal authority to regulate the drug. Students are guided through the multi-faceted legal and policy issues now confronting lawyers, lawmakers, judges, and policy analysts working in this emerging field. Written in a style that is familiar to law students, but also accessible to a much broader audience, including graduate and upper level undergraduate students in courses in policy studies, political science, and criminology. Cutting-edge issues are included that are intellectually engaging for students and professors alike—e.g., how are conflicts between state/ federal law resolved? What are the roles of courts and executive officers in terms of policy? Dives deeply into classic legal issues: contract enforceability and powers of court, Congress, and the state. Notes and Questions following cases offer stimulating fodder for discussion.

Conflict Of Laws

Author : Laura E. Little
ISBN : 9781454874904
Genre : Law
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"This title is a Conflict of Laws casebook with contemporary, practical approach"-- Provided by publisher.

Sports Law And Regulation

Author : Matthew J. Mitten
ISBN : 1454810726
Genre : Law
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Suitable for use as a primary text in either a two- or three-credit general sports law course, Sports Law and Regulation explores both amateur and professional sports as well as issues common to both industries. A comprehensive collection of cases and materials provides balanced perspective and flexible coverage. Sports Law and Regulation: Cases, Materials, and Problems, features: landmark historical cases and significant recent cases that reflect the current law regulating the sports industry insightful discussion of the developing law governing amateur and professional sports industries helpful introductions and clear exposition Notes and Questions that suggest philosophical, sociological, psychological, and economic policy issues and themes hypothetical problems skill-building exercises in client counseling, negotiation, and drafting a contract flexible organization supports different teaching objectives--for example, a focus on amateur sports or professional sports law detailed Teacher's Manual* that includes sample syllabi and answers to all of the questions and problems in the casebook Updated throughout, the streamlined Second Edition includes: updates to principal cases to reflect recent developments in Sports Law discussion and materials that reflect the globalization of sports additional review problems With a balance of text, cases, materials, and skill-development problems, Sports Law and Regulation presents an interdisciplinary perspective on the law governing amateur and professional sports. Flexible and comprehensive, this casebook supports and complements your teaching objectives and preferences. *A Teacher's Manual may be available for this book. Teacher's Manuals are a professional courtesy offered to professors only. For more information or to request a copy, please contact Aspen Publishers at 800-950-5259 or [email protected]

Modern American Remedies

Author : Douglas Laycock
ISBN : 9781454891277
Genre : Law
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Modern American Remedies: Cases and Materials, Fifth Edition is highly respected for its original and logical conceptual framework, comprehensive coverage, excellent case selection, and authoritative and well-written notes. The text achieves a balance of public and private law, and teaches and critiques the basics of economic analysis as applied to remedies issues. New to the Fifth Edition: New co-author Richard L. Hasen, author of Remedies: Examples and Explanations, a problem-based study guide and secondary adoptable for the casebook Key legal developments through the Supreme Court’s June 2018 decisions, including litigation surrounding President Trump’s travel ban Updated material on cy pres settlements in anticipation of Frank v. Gaos, the Supreme Court case involving Google Recent case law regarding the Third Restatement’s approach to unjust enrichment New, updated, or expanded notes on current issues, such as The rise of nationwide injunctions in challenges to federal policy Disputes over the scope of qualified immunity rules for government officials, especially police officers Donald Trump, Stormy Daniels, and Michael Cohen’s business partner A new drafting assignment involving an injunction in a case of same-sex harassment in employment New principal cases: Commercial Real Estate Investment v. Comcast of Utah, on new approaches to liquidated damages Sunnyland Farms v. Central New Mexico Electric Coop, on proximate cause in tort and contract Brown v. Plata, on structural injunctions and reform of prisons Lord & Taylor v. White Flint, on specific performance of long term contracts Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center, on implied rights of action and the federal equity power Bonina v. Sheppard, on measuring restitution from innocent defendants In re Hypnotic Taxi LLC, on the standards for pre-judgment attachments James v. National Financial, LLC, on unconscionability in consumer contracts Arizona Libertarian Party v. Reagan, on laches in election cases Professors and students will benefit from: Strong conceptual organization based on remedies categories—compensatory and punitive damages, injunctions, restitution, declaratory judgments, enforcement of judgments (contempt and collections), attorneys’ fees, and remedial defenses—and in terms of daily teaching units of roughly equal length, each unit having a clear central theme Appropriate balance of public and private law Highly teachable and memorable cases, well edited and supported by informative and authoritative notes Coverage and critique of basic law and economics as applied to key remedies issues Plenty of information to support class discussion, case analysis, and applying concepts to varied fact patterns Teaching materials include: Cases and notes from previous editions omitted from the 5th Edition available online Annual Professor’s Update or Supplement Excellent Teacher’s Manual (as PDF or Word files), including: Introduction Transition Guide Designing the Remedies Course Introduction, daily teaching units, suggested assignment sheets Sample Syllabi for a 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 hour course Suggestions for teaching the cases (all units, all chapters) Wrapping Up: An Overview Lecture

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