Problems and Materials on Payment Law

Author: Douglas J. Whaley
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454863328
Format: PDF
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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."

Problems and Materials on Commercial Law

Author: Douglas J. Whaley
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9781454807193
Format: PDF, Docs
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A straightforward look at all relevant statutes and major cases in the law, Problems and Materials on Commercial Law features complete materials and problems on sales, payment systems, and secured transactions. The text continues to be up-to-date, covering the latest changes in U.C.C. Articles 2, 3, 4, and 9--as well as other relevant laws--and the cases related to each. Interesting, well-crafted problems progress from easy to more complex, sharpening students' skills and enabling them to understand the field's complexities and difficult statutory language. A sensible modular organization follows the order of the U.C.C., allowing for greater flexibility in teaching. This effective format and manageable length makes Problems and Materials on Commercial Law concise and efficient. New co-author Stephen M. McJohn brings his considerable experience and expertise to the Tenth Edition. A professor of law at Suffolk University, McJohn has written many law review articles on copyright and commercial law and is the author or co-author of major texts in the field. Important new cases and developments are presented as well as new and revised Problems. Thoroughly updated, the revised Tenth Edition presents: New co-author Stephen M. McJohn considerable experience and expertise professor of law at Suffolk University has written numerous law review articles on copyright and commercial law author or co-author of major texts in the field important new cases and developments new and revised Problems

Regulation of Lawyers

Author: Stephen Gillers
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454860960
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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.

Problems and Materials on Secured Transactions

Author: Douglas J. Whaley
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454886366
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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

Cases and Materials on Torts

Author: Richard Allen Epstein
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9780735599925
Format: PDF, 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.

Wills Trusts and Estates

Author: Jesse Dukeminier
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 145483756X
Format: PDF
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Wills, Trusts, and Estates retains the late Jesse Dukeminier's unique blend of wit, erudition, insight, and playfulness while covering all the key topics in a logical, clear organization. Interesting cases--not only fun to read, but fun to teach as well--are enhanced and connected to broader legal principles by well-written notes, questions, and problems. The Ninth Edition introduces a completely new, two-color design for a clearer presentation of core material and didactic imagery. Shaded box "sidebars" insert context, background, and real-life examples throughout the text. Improved organization consolidates the material into blocks that follow an orderly and logical progression. An introductory chapter on trusts appears before nonprobate transfers, providing much-needed context for revocable trusts as will substitutes. Reorganization enhances the revised material on nonprobate transfers and trust administration, creditor's rights, trust modification, probate transfers, spousal and children's shares, and trusts. The Ninth Edition features the latest developments in statutes, law reform projects, scholarly writing, and cases, such as those on revocable trusts and harmless error in will execution. Relevant uniform law activity is discussed, including the new Uniform Premarital and Marital Agreements Act, and attention is paid to the finalization of the new Restatements on Property and Trusts. Updates to the social science work on inheritance and intestacy are presented. Attention is paid to developments affecting inheritance among same-sex partners. Features: retains the late Jesse Dukeminier's unique blend of wit, erudition, insight, and playfulness covers all the key topics in a logical, clear organization interesting cases that are not only fun to read, but fun to teach as well cases enhanced and connected to broader legal principles by well-written notes, questions, and problems Thoroughly updated, the revised Ninth Edition presents: a completely new, two-color design two colors make a clearer presentation of core material and didactic imagery shaded box "sidebars" insert context, background, and real-life examples improved organization consolidates the material on wills, trusts, and nonprobate transfers into blocks that follow an orderly and logical progression an introductory chapter on trusts appears before nonprobate transfers, providing much-needed context for revocable trusts as will substitutes thorough revision and reorganization of the material on nonprobate transfers and trust administration, creditor's rights, and trust modification revision and reorganization of chapters on probate transfers, spousal and children's shares, and trusts the latest developments in cases, statutes, law reform projects, and scholarly writing new developments in cases, such as revocable trusts and harmless error in will execution relevant coverage of uniform law activity, including the new Uniform Premarital and Marital Agreements Act finalization of the new Restatements on Property and Trusts.

Liber Amicorum Klaus Schurig

Author: Ralf Michael
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter
ISBN: 3866539614
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Am 1. Mai 2012 feiert mit Klaus Schurig ein ungewöhnlicher Rechtswissenschaftler und -lehrer seinen siebzigsten Geburtstag. Freunde und Kollegen haben aus diesem Anlass zu einem liber amicorum beigetragen, das eine Zusammenstellung wirklich lesenswerter Beiträge enthält. Der Band umfasst neben Beiträgen zu wichtigen und aktuellen Themen des deutschen und europäischen Rechts insbesondere vielfältige Aufsätze zum Internationalen Privatrecht. Eine Liste aller Beiträge finden Sie unter www.sellier.de.

US Rechtspraxis

Author: Kirk W. Junker
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 3899498100
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Das Handbuch Amerikanische Rechtspraxis wendet sich in erster Linie an deutsche Anwälte, die mit dem amerikanischen oder englischen Recht in der Praxis in Berührung kommen, kann aber auch von international tätigen Unternehmen mit Gewinn genutzt werden. Thematisch umfaßt die Darstellung vor allem die Bereiche Zivilprozessrecht, Strafprozessrecht, Vertragsrecht, enthält zusätzlich Formulierungsmuster und Musterverträge sowie zahlreiche Praxistipps.