Insurance Law and Policy

Author: Tom Baker
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454890541
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Property

Author: James Charles Smith
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454897740
Format: PDF
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Property: Cases and Materials features sweeping coverage in a single volume, from “old property” (such as the basics of estates in land and servitudes) to “new property,” including intellectual property, cultural property, and property in living things. The text provokes debate on fundamental questions such as the creation of property, information as property, collective vs. individual rights, and property as related to other bodies of law. Its coverage of intellectual property shows how the law grows and responds to social and technological change. Designed for flexibility, stand-alone chapters can be omitted if time constraints require. Property: Cases and Materials includes appellate decisions, statutes, regulations, administrative decisions, law review articles, and non-legal materials. Principal cases include Elvis Presley International Memorial Foundation v. Crowell, Popov v. Hayashi (Barry Bonds home run ball); People v. Chubbs (software for DNA matching), and Dred Scott v. Sandford. Key Features: Updated with more recent cases, including more cases from the twenty-first century than any other major property casebook. Improved coverage of natural resources law and intellectual property. Thorough update of all existing materials.

The Law of Patents

Author: Craig Allen Nard
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454878878
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Law of Patents, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive casebook on the law of patents that features helpful introductory text, technologically-accessible cases, detailed comments, comparative and policy perspectives, and statutes. Key Features of the New Edition: • Up-to-date Federal Circuit and Supreme Court case law, including Nautilus, Alice, Teva, Williamson, and Lexmark • Detailed substantive comments following the principal cases • More statistics and charts, particularly relating to USPTO decision making and PTAB inter partes review • Enhanced Policy and Comparative Perspectives

Land Use Controls

Author: Robert C. Ellickson
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9780735539969
Format: PDF, Mobi
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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.

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.

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

International Intellectual Property in an Integrated World Economy

Author: Frederick Abbott
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454858931
Format: PDF, Kindle
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International Intellectual Property in an Integrated World Economy features a comprehensive introduction to the global system regulating the field of intellectual property rights, including how the treatment of IP may affect a broad range of social and political interests. The updated third edition includes discussion of important jurisprudential developments, including recent EU Court of Justice decisions clarifying permissible acts in relation to copyrighted computer software, Indian Supreme Court case law involving patentability standards, and US Supreme Court decisions adopting international exhaustion for copyright. Key New Features Inclusion of important jurisprudential developments, including recent EU Court of Justice decisions clarifying permissible acts in relation to copyrighted computer software and restricting enforcement of intellectual property rights in relation to goods in transit; Indian Supreme Court case law involving patentability standards, and; US Supreme Court decisions adopting international exhaustion for copyright, and limiting patentability of genetic materials and information found in nature. Explains the new European Union Patent System, as well as the new EU IP border measures regulation Describes developments relating to investment and trade disputes involving patents and trademark Reviews ongoing regional and plurilateral trade and investment negotiation

Torts

Author: Aaron D. Twerski
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 145488813X
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Torts: Cases and Materials, Fourth Edition is a casebook that engages students without avoiding the hard questions. Modeled on the venerable Prosser casebook, but intended to be modern, accessible, and yet sophisticated, this book consistently gets high marks from students for being clear, user-friendly, and not hiding-the-ball like so many other casebooks. Challenging hypotheticals and authors’ dialogues engage students while allowing instructors to probe more deeply into ambiguous or developing areas of law. The book’s manageable length makes it an ideal for a three- to four-hour introductory Torts course.

Cases and Materials on Business Entities

Author: Eric A. Chiappinelli
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454898321
Format: PDF, ePub
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Intended for the basic course in Business Organizations, Cases and Materials on Business Entities encompasses corporations, agency, partnership, and LLCs. Its extended coverage of alternative business entities distinguishes it from the more limited corporations-focused coverage of many business organizations texts. The author includes elaborate problems designed to help students become practice-ready as well as enhanced coverage of LLCs and principal cases that were decided within the last 20 years. The recipient of numerous teaching awards and a former clerk at the California Supreme Court and the U.S. District court, author Eric Chiappinelli has taught, written, and practiced extensively in business entities, corporate law, securities regulation, and civil procedure. Key Features: Over 20 new cases, including Shawe v. Elting (Del. 2017). All principal cases are less than 20 years old. Corporation chapters reflect MBCA (2016), and Partnership materials reflect UPA (2013). LLC chapter has been revised and updated. New materials on ultra vires and ultimate beneficiaries. New discussion of DGCL §§ 204 and 205 and MBCA (2016) Subchapter E (ratifying defective acts) New real-life examples: Kate Spade acquired by Coach and Toys “R” Us bankruptcy.