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Conflict Of Laws

Author : R. Lea Brilmayer
ISBN : 9781454860914
Genre : Law
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Written by leading Conflicts scholars, this casebook presents a balanced study of Conflict of Laws. The books starts with a discussion of traditional approaches to choice-of-law problems, followed by an examination how modern courts and commentators have struggled to formulate more responsive approaches. The remaining broad topics--constitutional limitations on choice of law, the Erie doctrine, personal jurisdiction, conflicts in the federal system, recognition of judgments, conflicts in the international context, choosing legal regimes and choice of law in complex litigation--are considered in light of the wisdom derived from consideration of the basic choice-of-law problems. Key New Features: Chapter on Conflict of Laws in the Federal System, which was deleted in the 6th edition, is added back at the request of adopters; the chapter does not attempt a comprehensive coverage of issues that are typically addressed in a civil procedure or federal jurisdiction course but instead focuses on the federalism questions that are relevant to conflict of laws. Addition of Goodyear v. Brown and Daimler v. Bauman to the chapter on personal jurisdiction, two Supreme Court cases that greatly modernize the subject New discussion of the impact of law and economics on choice of law theory Discussion of new cases on post-9/11 scope of constitutional limits New examples pertaining to recognition of judgments in domestic relations cases, e.g., child kidnapping Continued coverage of the First Restatement rules that continue to be important, with less emphasis on First Restatement rules of less relevance today. Re-introduction of discussion of New York cases addressing choice of law theory, with focus on important new cases

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.

Torts

Author : Aaron D. Twerski
ISBN : STANFORD:36105060355513
Genre : Law
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This concise new casebook is ideally suited for a one-semester, four-credit course. With key cases and understandable notes skillfully presented in just 800 pages, Torts: Cases and Materials offers a refreshing, enjoyable choice for students and instructors.This new casebook is designed to facilitate student comprehension: - eminently teachable cases and informative topical notes convey the core of tort law - notes challenge students to consider provocative questions about the cases - Authors' Dialogues, a series of informal, highly engaging in-text discussions and debates between the authors, raise points about the topic under discussion while modeling the skills of persuasion and critical thinking - short hypotheticals throughout the book test variations on fact patterns - carefully edited cases strike the right balance between preserving the flavor of the case and overwhelming students with details - a comprehensive Teacher's Manual answers questions raised in the text, identifies important secondary literature, and provides commentary on the Authors' Dialogues as well as suggestions for using the Chat Rooms in class or as reading assignmentsThis concise yet thorough casebook addresses the full range of issues, including: - intentional Torts and privileges/defenses - negligence - actual causation and proximate causation - nonliability for foreseeable consequences - owners and occupiers of land - affirmative defenses - joint tortfeasors - strict liability - products liability - trespass to land and nuisance - damages - compensation systems as alternatives - defamation and privacyBefore you adopt a casebook for your next Tortscourse, be sure to review the book that was created for effective learning and efficient teaching--Aaron D. Twerski and James A. Henderson's Torts: Cases and Materials.

Criminal Law

Author : John Kaplan
ISBN : STANFORD:36105060446908
Genre : Criminal law
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Before you select materials for your next Criminal Law course, review this major revision of the popular casebook. Meticulously updated, fine-tuned, and improved for this Fourth Edition, previous users will experience the same high quality they have come to depend on while new users will discover an exceptionally well-balanced casebook that analyzes both the Model Penal Code and common law doctrine. CRIMINAL LAW: Cases and Materials, Fourth Edition, stands out in a crowded field because of its: distinguished authors - Current co-authors Weisberg and Binder continue the tradition of excellence, relevance, and teachability while maintaining the high standard of quality established by the late John Kaplan, a legendary teacher and scholar. lively text enriched with vivid excerpts, and illuminated by the social, political, and criminological context of criminal law. an interdisciplinary approach that fuels class discussion and enriches the course study. well-edited cases, interesting materials, and clear-cut notes capture student attention, build their confidence, and prepare them for progressively more sophisticated topics. the casebook's six logically organized parts encompass the purposes and limits of punishment and the meaning and types of crimes: Just Punishment, The Criminal Offense, Homicide Offenses, Justification and Excuse, attribution of Criminality, and Additional Major Substantive Crimes (including Theft Offenses and Rape) The Fourth Edition reflect both user feedback and developments in law and society: Chicago v. Morales - the significant U.S. Supreme Court decision which struck down a 'gang loitering ordinance' as unconstitutionally vague and re-ignited a major debate over new innovations in urban policing more material on RICO and other white collar crimes, including controversial new applications of the Hobbs Act and Mail Fraud how the much-contested Federal Sentencing Guidelines have become an integral part of criminal law, especially for drug crimes the growing importance of the federal death penalty, including the U.S. Supreme Court's first major opinion reviewing the new federal death penalty law, Jones v. United States how controversies over gun control legislation, especially the so-called 'straw-man purchase laws' are changing our doctrines of accomplice liability dramatic new contexts in conspiracy law including the stunning verdict in the Terry Nichols case in which he could be convicted of conspiracy but not murder for the Okalahoma City Bombing, and the First Amendment implications of the conspiracy-terrorism conviction of the Omar Ahmad Ali Abdel Rahman bombing case

Education Law Policy And Practice

Author : Michael J. Kaufman
ISBN : 9781454841364
Genre : Law
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Challenging students to question the political and philosophical assumptions underlying the law, Education Law, Policy, and Practice promotes a depth of understanding about the key cases and statutes. The authors integrate the law with policy and practice, following related political, financial, and practical issues. The law is presented through a teachable mix of key cases and materials on the practice and political aspects of school law, and an effective macro organization helps place topics into an integrated framework. Each of the major issues in education law is discussed at length: the boundaries of public and private, church and state, relations; school governance and the tensions between federal power and local control; the rights and responsibilities of students and teachers; and the educational environment and its liabilities. "Practicums" in each section allow students to apply the law to realistic situations. Thoroughly updated, the revised Third Edition presents: critical new cases decided by the Supreme Court affirmative action the role of religion in public schools the rights of students to freedom of expression in school and at schools events the rights of students to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures the substantive and procedural protections of special education legislation broader treatment of school funding at the state and local level, including state court adequacy and equity litigation enhanced coverage of the role of race in American education a thorough treatment of the long line of Supreme Court cases regarding affirmative action leading up to its latest opinion in Fisher a comprehensive treatment of the empirical evidence of the role of race in the "achievement gap" and in school discipline new sections on standards and accountability, including teacher evaluation and proposed revisions to tenure increased emphasis on the range of school reform and school choice, e.g. charter schools coverage of school violence, zero tolerance discipline policies, and "school to prison pipeline" new sections on technology in schools--internet use policies, texting, and sexting latest developments in the law and policy regarding bullying developments in important law and policy governing early childhood education refined practical exercises sharpened comparative law notes

Foreign Relations Law

Author : Curtis A. Bradley
ISBN : 0735557837
Genre : Law
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Your next course in foreign relations law can be as riveting as tomorrow's headlines when you adopt this timely revision. FOREIGN RELATIONS LAW: Cases and Materials, Second Edition, provides an up-to-the-minute examination of the constitutional and statutory law that regulates the conduct of contemporary U.S. foreign relations.The book features extensive coverage of current controversies, such as:the scope of the President's war powers, including his powers in the war on terrorismthe relationship between national foreign affairs powers, including the treaty power, and structural principles of federalism and separation of powersthe validity of executive agreementsthe status of customary international law in the U.S. legal system, including its role in international human rights litigation in U.S. courtsjudicial reliance on foreign and international materials to interpret the Constitutionthe relationship between international tribunals and U.S. decisionmaking structures, including issues of delegation of authority and international comity extraterritorial application of federal law The authors stimulate understanding through: a mix of leading cases and non-case materials, such as excerpts of statutes, treaties, and Executive Branch pronouncementsabundant notes and questions for each topic, including rich discussions of historical background, other relevant cases, and academic debates a cohesive theoretical framework that illuminates the increasingly important intersection between international law and U.S. domestic law; the importance of constitutional structure in regulating foreign affairs; the relevance of history to modern controversies; the ways the constitutional law of foreign affairs is often developed outside the courts; and the significance of the increasingly blurred line between domestic and foreign affairs Thoroughly updated, the Second Edition offers: broader coverage of the war on terrorism, including detailed treatment of the Executive's power to target, detain, and try terrorist enemy combatants excerpts of recent Supreme Court decisions, including Hamdi v. Rumsfeld (concerning the military detention of a U.S. citizen as an enemy combatant), Sosa v. Alvarez-Machain (the scope of human rights litigation under the Alien Tort Statute), Altmann v. Republic of Austria (the retroactive application of the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act), and American Ins. Assn v. Garamendi (the preemptive effect of executive agreements)condensed coverage of foreign sovereign immunity, now divided between Chapter 2 on the role of the courts in foreign affairs and Chapter 7 on international human rights litigation, integrating the material with related topics and making it easier to teacha revised Teacher's Manual with additional syllabi, a new section of sample exams, and answers to all the questions in the casebook

Die Icc Schiedsgerichtsordnung In Der Praxis

Author : Erik Schäfer
ISBN : 3870812923
Genre : Arbitration and award, International
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Labor Law

Author : Michael C. Harper
ISBN : 0735529124
Genre : Law
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Labor Law: Cases, Materials, and Problems, Fifth Edition, takes a rigorous, analytical, modern, and practical approach to the issues and serves as the foundation of an enlightening course. These features make the casebook an appealing choice for instructors who are looking for a new teaching tool:comprehensive and thoughtful coverage eviews issues of regulation, reform, economic and labor theory, labor-management relations, and the respective roles of the MLRB, the courts, and Congressthe highly respected author team draws on their experience in scholarship, and practice, and teachingthe book is designed for accessibility, with streamlined case editing; lucid explanatory text on economics, comparative law, and related topics; and clear and pointed narratives notes, and questions throughout the textintroductory text, excerpted agancy and court decisions, Notes & Questions, and axcerpts from related publications and documents serve as helpful aids to learning The Fifth Edition has been strengthened and improved by:the addition of new co-author Joan Flynn, who has worked for the National Labor Relations Board both as a field attorney and as staff counsel to a Board memberfull treatment of significant new Supreme Court, NLRB, and circuit court casesnew coverage of issues such as card check and neutrality agreements and restrictions on employee use of e-mail in the workplace; greater integration of NLRB and judicial procedure and NLRA remedies into discussion of the substantive law; and substantially revised coverage NLRB representational issues

Corporate And White Collar Crime

Author : Kathleen F. Brickey
ISBN : 0735590214
Genre : Law
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With an emphasis on substantive law, this extensively revised casebook

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/

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