Insurance Law and Policy

Author: Tom Baker
Publisher: Aspen Casebook
ISBN: 9781454874911
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A contemporary, easy-to-teach text by high-profile authors, this casebook invites students and teachers to re-imagine the field of Insurance Law. The authors demonstrates the big-picture role of insurance law and policy in American business and society, exploring federal-state regulatory roles in depth as well as the traditional topics covered in casebooks. Insurance Law and Policy: Cases and Materials uses more statutory material than any other casebook, with statutes typically presented through problems. Manageable assignments contain one major case followed by informative notes, questions and a problem.

Cyberspace Law

Author: Raymond S. R. Ku
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454845074
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Early adopters of Cyberspace Law: Cases and Materials were particularly pleased by how flexible, coherent, and practical the book is. Now strengthened and scrupulously updated for its Third Edition, this engaging casebook can help your students understand one of the most dynamic areas of law. Written and structured for maximum effectiveness, the book: - Can be used successfully in both introductory and advanced courses; - Uses practical, classroom-tested "real world" problems to help students apply existing rules to cyberspace law; - Features a flexible, logical organization that allows instructors to emphasize selected perspectives; - Is designed for currency, with materials organized around competing approaches and theories for any given issue, rather than current leading cases; - Presents current Internet law as well as related policy concerns that will drive future legal analysis when new issues emerge -- the only casebook to address both areas. Offers a balanced presentation of competing approaches and theories for each issue; - Provides a sophisticated analysis of cutting-edge legal issues through an excellent selection of cases; - Remains up-to-date with postings of new cases and important developments on the author website. Look for these important changes in the Third Edition: - New co-author Jacqueline Lipton, who brings significant teaching and writing experience in the areas of international and comparative law; - New and updated cases, including: Grokster, ACLU v. Ashcroft, U.S. v. American Library Association, Chamberlain v. Skylink, Lexmark v. Static Control Components, U.S. v. Elcomsoft, 321 Studios v. MGM Studios, Kremen v. Cohen, Blizzard v. Bnet In re Verizon, Bosley v. Kremer, and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals v. Doughney; - Treatment of important developments, such as political cybersquatting legislation enacted in some states (for example, California's Political Cyberfraud Abatement Act) and changes to privacy laws enacted following the Patriot Act; - Greatly expanded international coverage, including new international cases: Sony v. Stevens, Telstra v. Desktop, Gutnick v. Dow Jones; - Recent Canadian cases on Internet defamation issues; - Decisions from the European Court of Justice interpreting the database directive in 2004, including the appeal in British Horseracing Board v. William Hill; - Various developments between French and Californian courts in Yahoo litigation regarding Nazi memorabilia as well as domestic legislation implemented by all E.U. member states which complies with the requirements of the Copyright Directives; - New section on the failed effort at private self-governance sponsored by ICANN and the scholarship surrounding that effort; - Jurisdictional materials in the chapter on Regulating Cyberspace are consolidated for easier teaching and learning; - Updated problems and notes. When you consider casebooks for your next course, be sure to examine Cyberspace Law: Cases and Materials, Third Edition, the cohesive, realistic, and accessible alternative.

Mergers and Acquisitions

Author: Therese H. Maynard
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454887249
Format: PDF, ePub
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A concise, accessible, practical, and student-friendly presentation of the mergers and acquisitions materials that law students need to know in order to hit the ground running in a transactional setting. Based on the fundamental precept that students taking the course are curious about the subject, but generally have limited familiarity with the business world of mergers and acquisitions, Mergers and Acquisitions: Cases and Materials, Fourth Edition introduces topics traditionally covered in the study of M&A law in terms that are accessible to the uninitiated law student, demystifying what is often an intimidating and overwhelmingly jargon-laden body of law.

Land Use Controls

Author: Robert C. Ellickson
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9780735539969
Format: PDF, ePub
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Give your students a casebook as dynamic as the subject of land use by adopting this thoroughly revised edition of a former best seller. LAND USE CONTROLS: Cases and Materials, Third Edition, illuminates the legal regulation of the land development process with a skillful blend of social scientific analysis and historical materials. Both students and instructors will appreciate the casebooks strengths: distinguished authorship. Robert C. Ellickson is a Professor of Law at Yale and author of several books and many law review articles dealing with land development and property; Vicki L. Been, is a highly respected scholar and authority on environmental justice whose thinking on land use has been published in prestigious law reviews and casebooks LAND USE CONTROLS is known and respected as a leading casebook, now completely updated for this latest edition an interdisciplinary approach that weaves historical, social, and economic perspectives throughout the work concise but comprehensive treatment of the legal issues that arise in both private and public regulation of land development, including environmental justice, building codes and subdivision regulations, and the federal role in urban development a thematic framework that reveals the connections among the multiple discrete topics under land law, with attention to the factual and political context of the cases and the aftermath of decisions helpful learning aids -- original introductory text, cases, notes, excerpts from law review articles, and visual aids such as maps, charts, and graphs This revision covers all the most recent and important developments and features: Kelo and other U.S. Supreme Court decisions through June 2005 thoroughly updated notes, with recent cases, law review literature, and empirical studies recent land use controversies, such as the Walmart Wars If you want a teachable casebook with the latest information and a traditional notes-and-cases approach, be sure to consider LAND USE CONTROLS: Cases and Materials, Third Edition. This scrupulously revised edition helps you teach a course that is both challenging and interesting to students.

Business Organizations

Author: D. Gordon Smith
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9781454802686
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Reflecting ongoing changes in the structure and regulation of modern business practice, Business Organizations: Cases, Problems, and Case Studies, now in its Third Edition, offers a unique combination of doctrine, problems, and case studies. Recent, high-interest cases are balanced against classic teaching chestnuts. Brief, innovative problems are used in combination with longer case studies. The hands-on problem sets use actual cases and on-line case files to unveil situations faced by identified companies' bringing the real world, and a wealth of source materials, right into your classroom. At a critical juncture in the history of business law in the U.S., the Third Edition offers timely yet streamlined coverage. Recent legislation and Supreme Court decisions, new and updated problems, and a substantially revised companion website support a clear and sustained examination of the role and purview of the law in business transactions. Offering clear descriptions of developing business law, this vivid and timely casebook features: a discriminating selection of fresh cases and classic chestnuts in-depth coverage of how the law applies to modern business structures, (such as joint ventures, venture capital arrangements, franchises, and new limited liability business forms) as well as growth industries (such as computers, biotechnology, and telecommunications) short problems after selected topics give students practice applying the legal principles covered in that section case studies styled on the B-school model that provide opportunities for in-depth analysis of the law in business transactions hybrid entities treated in detail, including a separate chapter on limited liability Recording a critical moment in the history of business law, the Third Edition examines: recent legislative developments and Supreme Court cases new coverage of Section E, Limited Partnerships, with a focus on private equity LP new and updated problems that consistently reinforce topical coverage additional features on the companion website

Sports Law and Regulation

Author: Matthew J. Mitten
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454887184
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The fourth edition of Sports Law and Regulation: Cases, Materials, and Problems explores both amateur and professional sports as well as issues common to both industries. A comprehensive collection of cases and materials provides balanced perspective and flexible coverage, while the organization provides instructors the flexibility to cover selected sections or chapters for a separate course in either Amateur Sports Law or Professional Sports Law. The fourth edition includes recent landmark sports precedents, an updated Olympic and international sports law chapter, and the addition of youth sports materials to the high school sports chapter. Materials examining the governance authority of the Big-5 conferences, and Title IX to address student-athlete sexual assault of women have also been included in the updated edition. Sports Law and Regulation: Cases, Materials, and Problems contains the appropriate amount of introductory and explanatory materials, notes, and questions to facilitate students’ understanding as well as hypothetical problems for applying new knowledge. Key Features: Most recent landmark sports law precedents, including Brady v NFL, O’Bannon antitrust and right of publicity litigation, Garber and Laumann antitrust litigation challenging MLB and NHL broadcasting restrictions Updated Olympic and international sports law chapter, including Pechstein v International Skating Union (German Federal Supreme Civil Court recognizes independence of Court of Arbitration for Sport and enforces its arbitration award) and 2015 World Anti-doping Code materials Addition of youth sports materials to high school chapter Addition of materials examining the governance authority (autonomy) of the Big-5 conferences and other institutions at the most competitive level within the NCAA Addition of Title IX to address student-athlete sexual assault of women, and a discussion of issues relating to transsexual, transgender and intersex athletes to the gender equity chapter Addition of discussions of the evolving definition of sport and new sports, including mixed martial arts and e-sports Addition of a comment on concussion related claims in the health and safety chapter

Education Law Policy and Practice

Author: Michael J. Kaufman
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454883324
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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. Features: New cases: Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District; Fisher v. the University of Texas. A complete description and analysis of the brand new Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015. A series of key questions and answers that follow each major section, and are designed to provide formative and summative assessments of student learning outcomes.

International Intellectual Property Problems Cases and Materials

Author: Daniel Chow
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781683284147
Format: PDF
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This new edition of the book is completely updated with the latest developments in U.S., EU, and WTO law. It contains a number of new cases, replacing older cases. This edition remains concise and retains the features of the first that made it popular: clear expositions of the law and many short, practical, and straight forward problems that liven class discussions and draw home the lessons to the students. The casebook contains many excerpts of major international intellectual property treaties and can be used without the Documents Supplement. Students who wish to have the full text of the treaties can supplement their study with the comprehensive Documents Supplement.