Problems and Materials on Commercial Law

Author: Douglas J. Whaley
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454876107
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Clear, lucid, and extremely accessible, Problems and Materials on Commercial Law helps students understand black letter law and the statutory language in the Uniform Commercial Code. Concise yet comprehensive coverage includes the most recent case and statutory developments in all fundamental areas of Commercial Law, including sales, payment systems, and secured transactions. A sensible, flexible organization follows the order of UCC Articles 2, 3, 4, and 9, and is adaptable to many teaching styles. Drawing on experience in both teaching and writing, the authors provide thorough and practical coverage using a popular problem approach. The text s effective format, manageable length, and inclusion of the most important cases make Problems and Materials on Commercial Law concise and efficient.

Problems and Materials on Secured Transactions

Author: Douglas J. Whaley
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454886366
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Brief, clear, and extremely accessible, Problems and Materials on Secured Transactions helps students understand black letter law and the statutory language in the Uniform Commercial Code. Concise yet comprehensive coverage includes the most recent case and statutory developments. A sensible, flexible organization makes it adaptable to many teaching styles. Drawing on experience in both teaching and writing, the authors provide thorough and practical coverage using a popular problems approach with interesting fact patterns. The text’s effective format, manageable length, and inclusion of the most important cases make Problems and Materials on Secured Transactions concise and efficient. Hallmark features of Problems and Materials on Secured Transactions • Popular problems approach—straightforward and practical problems, with interesting fact patterns, explore different portions of the Uniform Commercial Code • Clear and lucid writing style • Important, teachable, and interesting cases • Manageable length—concise, efficient, and effective format • Flexible content and organization– adaptable to many teaching styles • Effective format makes black letter law accessible and helps students understand statutory language • Thorough and up-to-date—covers the latest changes in (and cases relating to) U.C.C. Article 9, as well as other relevant laws and cases • Distinguished authorship—draws on experience in both teaching and writing Thoroughly updated, the Tenth Edition presents: • A introduction to the UCC • Multiple-choice assessment questions, with analysis, for each chapter • New cases, including 1st Source Bank v. Wilson Bank & Trust; Eleventh Circuit holding that violation of automatic stay in bankruptcy may give rise to damages for emotion distress; Thompson-Young v. Wells Fargo Dealer Services; Mishcon de Reya New York LLP v. Grail Semiconductor; Prairie State Bank & Trust v. Deere Park Associates;); McDonald v. Yarchenko • How the 2010 amendments to the UCC on determining the name of an individual for filing affect lenders, their attorneys, and the courts, along with discussion of state filing office procedures • The effect of online filing practices • State procedures to deal with bogus and fraudulent financing statements • New technologies and repossession: remote disabling, GPS location, self-driving cars • Intersections between secured transactions and contract law: errors in security agreements, scope of security interest in intellectual property • Whether bank may lose security interest in car due to forged release of lien. • A case that may make students tremble, in which a misfiled termination statement caused a law firm’s client to lose $1.5 billion in collateral

Problems and Materials on Payment Law

Author: Douglas J. Whaley
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454863328
Format: PDF, ePub
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Clear, lucid, and extremely accessible, Problems and Materials on Payment Law helps students understand black letter law and the statutory language in the Uniform Commercial Code, the Electronic Fund Transfer Act, and the Expedited Funds Availability Act. A sensible, flexible organization follows the order of UCC Articles 3, 4, and 8, and is adaptable to many teaching styles. Drawing on experience in both teaching and writing, the authors provide thorough and practical coverage using a popular problems approach. The text s effective format, manageable length, and inclusion of the most important cases make Problems and Materials on Payment Law concise and efficient. A Teacher s Manual provides sample syllabi, answers to all the problems in the text, and suggestions on the best ways to teach various topics."

Regulation of Lawyers

Author: Stephen Gillers
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454860960
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book goes beyond the rules in teaching students the subtle differences between proper and improper conduct. The book’s balanced and engaging mix of materials supports its comprehensive coverage of professional responsibility issues. Refined through years of classroom use, this casebook offers: condensed coverage of professional responsibility issues in less space (about 120 pages shorter than the regular 10th edition); well-balanced mix of cases, secondary sources, timely materials (often drawn from recent headlines), engaging problems, and challenging notes; discussion beyond the rules and from different perspectives, to recognize that the law is not necessarily self-evident and covers many subtleties; excellent case selection; realistic, helpful, and abundant problems, many based on actual events, that facilitate class discussion and enable students to understand the rules and regulations that will govern their professional behavior; detailed notes which provide in-depth treatment of the issues; high-profile author (Gillers is a highly visible and recognized national authority on professional responsibility); and an accessible and engaging style which is characterized by variety, clarity, and humor.

Entrepreneurship Law

Author: Stephen F. Reed
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454819022
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Modern cases highlight the legal principles involving parties and situations that are entrepreneurial in nature in this one-of-a kind text. Students are presented with solid doctrine in the various disciplines covered in Entrepreneurship Law and come to understand their interrelatedness. A chronological approach, from the conception of the idea through all stages of the business, includes potential exit strategies such as the sale of the venture or an initial public offering. Hypotheticals based on the authors' vast experience as practicing attorneys focus on the very real issues entrepreneurs face. The authors teach at Northwestern Law, well-known for its entrepreneurship course, which is one of the longest-running in the U.S. Entrepreneurship Law: Cases and Materials is the only law school casebook of its kind. Features: modern cases highlight legal principles solid doctrine in the various disciplines covered in Entrepreneurship Law, emphasizing their interrelatedness chronological approach from the conception of the idea through all stages of the business, includes potential exit strategies such as sale of venture or initial public offering hypotheticals highlight actual issues entrepreneurs face informed by authors’ vast experience as practicing attorneys authors teach at Northwestern Law well-known entrepreneurship course one of the longest-running in the U.S. only law school casebook of its kind

Cases and Materials on Torts

Author: Richard Allen Epstein
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9780735599925
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This highly successful casebook integrates modern scholarship and historical background to provide students with a thorough understanding of tort law. Written by leading scholar Richard Epstein, Cases and Materials on Torts takes an explicitly economics-based point of view and examines the processes of legal methods and reasoning, and the impact of legal rules on social institutions. The Tenth Edition welcomes new co-author Catherine Sharkey, an expert on punitive damages and federal preemption of state tort law. Hypothetical problems have been added to assist students in their understanding of core issues. New developments, such as privacy and defamation in the Internet Age, and the relevance of race and gender in calculating damages, are given thorough coverage. Features: Written by a leading scholar in the field, Economics-based point of view makes a good foil for counterpoint and fuels class discussion. Traditional approach integrates cases with modern scholarship on moral theory, law and economics, and salient policy questions. Begins with Intentional Torts and other physical and mental harms, and progresses logically through to nonphysical interests. Thoughtful presentation examines the processes of legal method, legal reasoning, and the impact of legal rules on social institutions. Exposes students to different intellectual approaches that have been employed to interpret tort law over the years. Historical background provides contextual framework of tort law and its development up to the present. Thoroughly updated, the revised Tenth Edition includes: New co-author, Catherine Sharkey, an expert on punitive damages and federal preemption of state tort law. Empirical approach to many issues harmonizes the topics with cutting edge scholarship. Hypothetical problems, inspired by the facts of actual cases, to help students develop a deeper understanding of the core issues. New issues are explored, such as privacy and defamation in the age of the Internet, and the relevance of race and gender to damages calculations.

Criminal Law and Its Processes

Author: Sanford H. Kadish
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454886250
Format: PDF, Mobi
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From a preeminent authorship team, Criminal Law and its Processes: Cases and Materials, Tenth Edition, continues in the tradition of its best-selling predecessors by providing students not only with a cohesive policy framework through which they can understand and examine the use of criminal laws as a means for social control but also analytic tools to understand and apply important criminal law doctrines. Instead of presenting the elements of various crimes in a disjointed fashion, Criminal Law and its Processes: Cases and Materials focuses on having students develop a nuanced understanding of the underlying principles, rules, and policy rationales that inform all criminal laws. A cases-and-notes pedagogy along with scholarly excerpts, questions, and notes, provides students with a rich foundation for not only the academic examination of criminal laws but also the application of the law to real-world scenarios. Features: Retains prior edition’s principal cases and Notes and Questions approach to explain and probe fundamental concepts. Notes updated to incorporate contemporary cases and recent news touching on criminal law. Inclusion of additional preeminent cases in the field of criminal law, including: Yates v. United States, 135 S. Ct. 1074, (Supreme Court application of common statutory interpretation techniques and the rule of lenity) Rosamond v. United States, 134 S. Ct. 1240, (Supreme Court examination of accomplice liability) Perry v. Florida (examination of the agreement requirement for conspiracy through the lens of a Florida sexual battery offense). Theft (chapter 9) substantially revised to include new principal case dealing with trespassers takers in the credit card context. Expanded discussion of: mass incarceration and prosecutorial/law enforcement discretion; and, the intersections between race and criminal la

Fundamentals of Modern Property Law

Author: Edward Rabin
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781609303266
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Seventh Edition of Fundamentals of Modern Property Law retains the highly successful problem method that has long characterized this landmark casebook: students take on the role of the lawyer in fact-rich hypothetical problems (Assignments) with multiple legal issues. Each Assignment builds students' lawyering skills of analysis and problem solving, as they master the fundamental principles and doctrines of property law. In addition, many Assignments are ideal for instructor-designed simulations of other professional skills, such as client interviewing and counseling, negotiation, oral advocacy, drafting, and objective and persuasive writing. The Seventh Edition continues the book's emphasis on emerging issues of environmental sustainability. The Seventh Edition also provides a comprehensive introduction to Intellectual Property law and emphasizes the art of planning to avoid controversy, in contrast to the typical first year curricular focus on resolving existing controversies.

Children and the Law

Author: Martin Gardner
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781611639254
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Professor Marci Hamilton joins Professor Martin Gardner in this new edition of Children and the Law, which has been comprehensively updated. Hamilton is one of the leading legal academics in the United States on issues involving child sex abuse in many contexts. She brings her expertise to this new edition with cutting-edge materials on the epidemic of child sex abuse in institutions and the family and the legal developments that have followed. This edition continues to focus on the foundation of children¿s rights in Supreme Court cases, and to be an accessible and readable textbook for undergraduate, law, and graduate students.