Products Liability Law

Author: Mark Geistfeld
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 145482137X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Mark Geistfeld, the author of the leading textbook on products liability, an important text on tort law and dozens of scholarly articles, has class-tested the material in Products Liability Law for more than five years at NYU. He has made the study of products liability an advanced torts class that cements knowledge of fundamental tort principles while developing both specialized expertise and a deeper understanding of the torts process. Illuminating textual discussion follows a wide range of riveting cases. Unlike many casebooks that simply pose the question, Products Liability Law provides the analyses needed to address each challenging problem. Unifying the two competing conceptions of products liability, students become familiar with both approaches and develop a balanced perspective. Features: Stellar authorship: Mark Geistfeld leading textbook on products liability important tort law textbook dozens of scholarly articles. Classroom-tested for five years Makes the study of products liability an advanced tortsclass cements knowledge of fundamental tort principles develops both specialized expertise and a deeper understanding of the torts process Wide range of interesting cases followed by extended textual discussion Provides analysis needed to address challenging questions, missing from most casebooks Unifies the two competing conceptions of products liability

Cases and Materials on Torts

Author: Richard A. Epstein
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454877464
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Cases and Materials on Torts, Eleventh Edition for Fall 2016 classes. This top tier casebook integrates modern scholarship with historical background to provide a sense of the development of tort law. The thoughtful presentation engages students by examining different intellectual approaches used to interpret law. The 11th edition carries many successful features from earlier editions, including extensive historical materials on the evolution of tort law, an expanded treatment of public nuisance law, recent developments in products liability law, expansion of the materials on various types of injuries in damage cases, and heavier emphasis on web-based communications under the law of defamation and privacy. Key Features: Updated two-color design New Restatement boxes that highlight the law for easy reference Condensation of basic material, including a combination of the insurance contract and no fault insurance issues into a single chapter Introduction of new visual materials in each chapter, including pictures charts, cartoons, and biographical sketches of key figures in tort law, as an assist to the case and other materials

Products Liability

Author: James A. Henderson
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
ISBN:
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This newly revised book draw on the expertise of its authors, The reporters For The Restatement (Third) of Torts: Products Liability, To provide a solid introduction in a compact format. in addition to its outstanding authorship, Product Liability: Problems and Process, Fifth Edition, offers: Full integrations of the Restatement rules and comments in the text. A problem-based approach that applies the law to real life situations. A student friendly mix of cases, notes, and problems to introduce black letter law and its underlying policies. A manageable length without sacrificing important coverage. Changes For The Fifth Edition respond to developments in the field: Author's Dialogues -- informal, highly engaging discussions and debates between the authors that raise interesting and provocative points about important issues. Material from the Restatement, General Principles, incorporated in the coverage of proximate cause. Expanded treatment of design defects relocated to Chapter 4, with discussion of special problems of proof of defect. A separate chapter on Federal Preemption. New cases, including Speller v. Sears, Roebuck, Laidlaw v. Hariton, Rider v. Sandoz Pharmaceuticals, D'Amario v. Ford Motor Company, and Metro-North Commuter R.R. v. Buuckley. New hypotheticals and problems Unmatched in authority, quality, and currency, Products Liability: Problems and Process, Fifth Edition, deserves your careful consideration for adoption.

Products Liability

Author: Casenotes
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735599092
Format: PDF, ePub
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After your casebook, Casenote Legal Briefs will be your most important reference source for the entire semester. It is the most popular legal briefs series available, with over 130 titles, and is relied on by thousands of students for its expert case summaries, comprehensive analysis of concurrences and dissents, as well as of the majority opinion in the briefs. Casenotes Features: Keyed to specific casebooks by title/author Most current briefs available Redesigned for greater student accessibility Sample brief with element descriptions called out Redesigned chapter opener provides rule of law and page number for each brief Quick Course Outline chart included with major titles Revised glossary in dictionary format

Basic Tort Law

Author: Arthur Best
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735563152
Format: PDF
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Basic Tort Law: Cases, Statutes, and Problems, Second Edition, written by authors who bring years of experience teaching and writing about torts to the task, is concise, accessible, and employs a well-articulated and class-tested pedagogy. A torts book that doesnt hide the ball from students, both students and teachers will find it user-friendly. The new edition of this casebook retains the features that made it a success: clear, direct text introduces cases and explains important concepts a balance of modern and classic torts cases, including Vaughan v. Menlove (on standard of care), Vincent v. Lake Erie Transportation Co. (on doctrine of incomplete privilege), Greenman v. Yuba Power (on product liability) appealing, memorable problems based on actual reported cases that reinforce understanding and build analytical skills contemporary conception and content with the most current thinking on key issues ample background information that places cases and statutes in context varied note materials -- introductory and transitional notes that encourage close attention to cases and perspective notes that explore a range of viewpoints on tort law a comprehensive Teachers Manual that includes sample syllabi and guidance for structuring 4- and 6-credit courses, detailed suggestions for presenting and preparing cases and materials for class, and answers and analysis to all problems and questions raised in the book The second edition of this popular casebook provides updated material throughout the text illuminates the procedural posture of every case refreshes and updates case selection in a number of chapters, including those for standards of care, statutory violation, multiple sufficient causes, foreseeability as a proximate cause test, substantial factor as a proximate cause test, assumption of risk, and defamation supplies reworked notes and introductory sections, particularly for res ipsa loquitur, duty, and professional standard of care

Products Liability

Author: Aspen Publishers
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735571872
Format: PDF, ePub
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After your casebook, Casenote Legal Briefs will be your most important reference source for the entire semester. It is the most popular legal briefs series available, with over 140 titles, and is relied on by thousands of students for its expert case summaries, comprehensive analysis of concurrences and dissents, as well as of the majority opinion in the briefs. Casenote Legal Briefs Features: Keyed to specific casebooks by title/author Most current briefs available Redesigned for greater student accessibility Sample brief with element descriptions called out Redesigned chapter opener provides rule of law and page number for each brief Quick Course Outline chart included with major titles Revised glossary in dictionary format

Cases and Materials on Torts

Author: Richard Allen Epstein
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
ISBN: 9780735540118
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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If you are not already planning to use the new edition of Richard A. Epstein's casebook in your next torts course, stop and reconsider before you submit your adoption decision. Generations of law students have found the path to understanding with the help of this illuminating casebook. Cases and Materials on Torts effectively integrates modern scholarship with historical background to provide a solid introduction to basic torts:Author Richard A. Epstein is well known and highly regarded for his scholarship.The book takes a traditional approach to the subject, integrating cases with modern scholarship on moral theory, law and economics, and salient policy questions.An extremely thoughtful presentation examines the processes of legal method, legal reasoning, and the impact of legal rules on social institutions as it exposes students to the various intellectual approaches that have been taken to interpreting torts.The presentation of historical background.recognized as among the finest treatments in the field.grounds students in the development of tort law from the formative cases to the present day.The detailed Teacher's Manual offers teaching tips proven successful through years of use. The Eighth Edition incorporates several changes:New Material on statutory developments, such as Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund and asbestos compensation (pending passage).Coverage of the cybertrespass debate and spam, including Hamidi v. Intel.Updates on punitive damages, including the Supreme Court's State Farm case.New cases on guns as a public nuisance and statutory responses (pending passage).Updated and reorganized coverage of defamation and products liability. With exceptional clarity and quality, this highly successful casebook puts torts in context for your students.

Torts

Author: Aaron D. Twerski
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
ISBN:
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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.

Torts

Author: Casenotes
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735559570
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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After your casebook,Casenote Legal Briefs will be your most important reference source for the entire semester. It is the most popular legal briefs series available, with over 140 titles, and is relied on by thousands of students for its expert case summaries, comprehensive analysis of concurrences and dissents, as well as of the majority opinion in the briefs. Casenotes Features: ;Keyed to specific casebooks by title/author ;Most current briefs available ;Redesigned for greater student accessibility ;Sample brief with element descriptions called out ;Redesigned chapter opener provides rule of law and page number for each brief ;Quick Course Outline chart included with major titles ;Revised glossary in dictionary format

Torts

Author: Aspen Publishers
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735561680
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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After your casebook, Casenote Legal Briefs will be your most important reference source for the entire semester. It is the most popular legal briefs series available, with over 140 titles, and is relied on by thousands of students for its expert case summaries, comprehensive analysis of concurrences and dissents, as well as of the majority opinion in the briefs. Casenote Legal Briefs Features: ;Keyed to specific casebooks by title/author Most current briefs available Redesigned for greater student accessibility Sample brief with element descriptions called out Redesigned chapter opener provides rule of law and page number for each brief Quick Course Outline chart included with major titles Revised glossary in dictionary format