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: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454876107
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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 the Sale and Lease of Goods

Author: Douglas J. Whaley
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9781454807230
Format: PDF, ePub
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A popular and concise casebook, Problems and Materials on the Sale and Lease of Goods, is co-authored by Douglas J. Whaley, a recognized master of the problem approach. Designed as a guide to broaden students' knowledge of the sale and lease of goods, it focuses on the exact statutory language of Articles 2, 2A, 5, and 7 in the Uniform Commercial Code and related federal statutes, while stressing practical problem solving. The Sixth Edition welcomes new co-author Stephen M. McJohn, an accomplished professor and author of numerous casebooks and law review articles on copyright and commercial law. It has been thoroughly updated to include a wealth of new cases, problems, and recent developments and issues in the field. Features: Distinguished author Whaley is nationally recognized for his ability to clarify complex topics and widely regarded as the master of the problem approach. Effective problems approach enjoyed by professors and students alike. Clear and lucid writing style. Modular organization follows the order of the UCC and allows for greater teaching flexibility. Comprehensive case law coverage illuminates the courts' reactions to the issues. Straightforward and practical problems with interesting fact patterns illustrate the relevant issues and contextualize consumer law statutes and regulations. Concise, manageable length allows complete coverage of all topics. Accessible treatment of black letter law helps students understand the statutory language in the Uniform Commercial Code. Strong Teacher's Manual provides sample syllabi, answers all the problems in the text, and suggests the best ways to teach various topics. New co-author Stephen M. McJohn ushers in the thoroughly revised Sixth Edition with: Important new cases, developments, and issues, including: Scope: problems and cases on whether software is a "good". Shrinking distinctions between services and goods. Open price terms, installments contracts, and requirements contracts. Unconscionability. Rising commodity prices and the impracticability doctrine. Interpretation of Hell or High Water clauses in leases. Entrustment and the unauthorized sale of a Warhol painting. Warranty disclaimers on used vehicles. Warranty of title and intellectual property infringement claims. Privity issues. Statute of frauds and battle of the forms issues in online communications. Whether an aggrieved manufacture may sell specially made goods under the breaching buyer's trademark. When a promise to repair or replace defective goods negates obligation to pay damages. When an aggrieved buyer may get specific performance, requiring the seller to produce the goods. Which papers qualify as documents of title. When banks may get reimbursement for payment under letters of credit. New and updated problems. Updated Teacher's Manual.

Payment Systems and Other Financial Transactions Cases Materials and Problems

Author: Ronald J. Mann
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454876557
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Written by Ronald J. Mann, one of the country s leading Commercial Law scholars, Payment Systems and Other Financial Transactions continues to deliver clear, detailed practical explanations of how payment systems actually work. Using a systems approach, the text and problems focus on rules that are applied in practice. Easily adapted to any 50-minute, 75-minute, or two-hour long class, this casebook is suitable for use in courses on Payment Systems, Negotiable Instruments, or Commercial Paper. Features: Responds to rapid drop in check usage by shifting the emphasis from checks to payment cards, In-depth coverage of recent high-profile litigation about wire transfers Major expansion of materials on stored-value and other recent card developments

Problems in Contract Law

Author: Charles L. Knapp
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454877316
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Problems in Contract Law: Cases and Materials, offers a balance of traditional and contemporary cases that reflect the development and complexity of contract law. Explanatory notes and text place classic and contemporary cases in their larger legal context. Questions and problem exercises bridge theory and practice. Adaptable for instructors with different teaching techniques, this successful book includes various perspectives and contractual settings and offers a highly intelligent, contemporary treatment of contract law. It can easily be used in teaching by traditional case analysis, through problem-based instruction, or using theoretical inquiry.

Conflict of Laws

Author: R. Lea Brilmayer
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 145486091X
Format: PDF
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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

Cases Problems and Materials on Contracts

Author: Thomas D. Crandall
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454876158
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Cases, Problems, and Materials on Contracts is distinguished among other texts by its excellent organization and thorough coverage of the basic themes of contract law. The accessible, straightforward text begins with clear introduction to each section or concept. Carefully selected cases have been tightly edited for the best effect. Using an engaging problem-oriented approach, students learn contract doctrine by applying their knowledge to short, well-conceived hypotheticals. Offering a flexible organization, the book starts with “Offer and Acceptance” and moves on to “Consideration,” however, the book is designed so courses can easily start with “Consideration” or “Remedies.” Its flexibility allows for use in courses in which professors are required to teach sales, yet can also be adapted to avoid teaching the UCC. A manageable length accounts for the book being used in courses of 4, 5, and 6-hour length. The authors have worked closely on all chapters to deliver a seamless revision to this popular text. Key Features of the New Edition: The seventh edition begins with a new chapter containing an expanded introduction to the study of contracts law. Every chapter now includes new introductory material All chapters, with the exception of chapter one, end with an “Assessment” section, which consists of multiple choice questions and answers, designed to help the students review the material just learned.

Problems and Materials on Secured Transactions

Author: Douglas J. Whaley
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454886366
Format: PDF, Docs
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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 Cases on Secured Transactions

Author: James Brook
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454874767
Format: PDF
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The problem approach featured in Problems and Cases on Secured Transactions thoroughly engages students with imaginative scenarios, presenting the material as easily accessible and as manageable as possible without avoiding the intricacies of secured transactions. Students come to appreciate that the principal resource for the course is UCC Article 9 itself. While the casebook is an essential tool for study, the law is found in the Code. Problems and Cases on Secured Transactions is carefully designed for an introductory mainstream course, not for an advanced course or seminar. The material is presented as completely comprehensible, even enjoyable rather than an arcane science than only an insider can understand. Cases are heavily edited, and liberal editorial note help express the vibrancy of true-life situations. A good mix of short and long problems gives each lesson a comprehensive linear flow while keeping students focused. A progressive mix of problems helps students see the common elements, as rules and principals learned in a simpler setting can readily be applied to more complex transactions. Earlier problems lean more heavily, though not exclusively, on the individual and consumer-borrower situations. As the lessons advance, the mix of materials progressively includes more small-business and large-business transactions.

The First Amendment

Author: Ronald J. Krotoszynski
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454836059
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Cases and doctrinal developments in The First Amendment: Cases and Theory are presented in historical context so that students may understand the Supreme Court's evolving tests, standards, and approaches to the Speech, Press, Assembly, Petition, and Religion Clauses in historical context through lightly edited cases. Engaging problems help students apply legal concepts in real situations. All the major contemporary free speech controversies are covered, including conflicts between free speech and national security, equality, civility, and other values, with particular attention to how these conflicts are playing out in the Internet context. Introductory chapters set the stage, and brief chapter overviews introduce the main themes and doctrines to improve student learning from the cases. The First Amendment: Cases and Theory is teachable in a standard three-hour survey course. It is also useful as a casebook for specialized offerings on the Speech, Press, Assembly, Petition Clauses, or the Religion Clauses. The Second Edition features major First Amendment cases that have come down since 2007: Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization v. Winn (taxpayer standing to challenge tax credits for religious schooling); Arizona Free Speech Club v. Bennett (equalization of ampaign expenditures); Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association (violent video games and children); Christian Legal Society v. Martinez (college and university student organization antidiscrimination policies); Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (direct corporate electoral expenditures); Davis v. Federal Election Commission (equalization of candidate campaign expenditures); Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project (material support of terrorism federal law and free speech); Pleasant Grove v. Summum (public forums and monuments); Salazar v. Buono (government speech in a government park); Snyder v. Phelps (offensive funeral protests); Sorrell v. IMS Health (data mining as speech); United States v. Stevens (depictions of animal cruelty); and United States v. Williams (solicitations of child pornography.) New issues of First Amendment law such as The Stolen Valor Act are included in a refined presentation, strategically edited for greater clarity. Features: cases and developments in doctrine presented in historical context comprehensive coverage of all major First Amendment cases and doctrines, including materials on both expressive freedoms and also on the Establishment and Free Exercise Clauses lightly edited cases to enhance student comprehension in a complex area of constitutional law engaging problems help students apply legal concepts addresses major contemporary free speech controversies conflicts between free speech and national security free speech and equality free speech and the Internet introductory chapters on free speech, establishment of religion, and free exercise set the stage brief chapter overviews introduce main themes and doctrines to improve student learning from cases flexible use o teachable in a standard three-hour survey course use as casebook for specialized offerings on the Speech, Press, Assembly, Petition Clauses, or Religion Clauses Thoroughly updated, the revised Second Edition presents: major First Amendment cases that have come down since 2007 o Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization v. Winn (taxpayer standing to challenge tax credits for religious schooling)