Foundations of Law: Cases, Commentary and Ethics

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Author: Carol Bast,Ransford Pyle

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1435440846

Category: Law

Page: 480

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FOUNDATIONS OF LAW: CASES, COMMENTARY AND ETHICS, 5th edition will provide your students with an overview of American law and its legal system to assist them in preparing for advanced courses of study. Each chapter is written with clarity and conciseness to facilitate comprehension of the material. Over eighty excerpted judicial opinions with accompanying questions are used to illustrate basic themes and challenge your students beyond acquiring knowledge. The Chapter Scenarios are designed to make students apply chapter concepts to hypothetical cases. Chapter Review Questions, Critical Thinking Review Questions, and Cyber Exercises at the end of the chapters will promote your students’ learning and retention. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Foundations of Law: Cases, Commentary and Ethics

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Author: Ransford C. Pyle,Carol M. Bast

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305856384

Category: Law

Page: 496

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Clear, concise, and easy to understand, this updated Sixth Edition of FOUNDATIONS OF LAW: CASES, COMMENTARY, AND ETHICS provides a comprehensive overview of American law and its legal system to help students build the foundation necessary for success in advanced courses of study. Over 70 excerpted judicial opinions illustrate basic themes, while instructive case studies challenge students to apply concepts to difficult scenarios. To help students master key concepts, the Sixth Edition includes new chapter-opening learning objectives, as well as chapter review questions, critical thinking questions, and cyber exercises Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Foundations of law

cases, commentary, and ethics

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Author: Ransford Comstock Pyle,Carol M. Bast

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9781418013844

Category: Law

Page: 440

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In the fourth edition of Foundations of Law, concentration on the overview of American law and its legal system permeates the book to assist readers in preparation for advanced study. Over 40 excerpted judicial opinions are used to illustrate basic themes, and instructive case studies are presented to challenge users beyond acquiring knowledge, so that thorough understanding of concepts and their application in difficult scenarios can be achieved. Each chapter is designed for one week of study, and is written with clarity and conciseness to facilitate comprehension of the material. The addition of chapter review questions and websites promote learning and retention.

Constitutional Law

Cases and Commentary

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Author: Daniel E. Hall,Ransford Pyle

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 419

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The history of the constitution and the supreme court are used to lay the ground work for Constitutional Law: Governmental Powers, Structures, and Limits, which is by far the most thorough and current examination of the constitutional aspects of state and federal government published. Some of the topics discussed consist of the structure and organization of government, federalism, separation of powers, and intergovernmental immunities. Chapter questions are included to provoke a student's analytical and critical thinking skills.ALSO AVAILABLE INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDERInstructor’s Manual, ISBN:0-8273-7188-8

The Law of Corporations, Partnerships, and Sole Proprietorships

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Author: Angela Schneeman

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 526

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This book covers topics ranging from corporations and limited liability companies, partnerships and sole proprietorships. Excerpts from Model Acts and cases are used throughout giving readers a better understanding of the law and how it applies to each subject. Discussions of the paralegal's role in corporate law, sample documents, practical tips, and checklists are used to give users practical information they will use on the job.

Wills, Estates, and Trusts

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Author: Jay H. Gingrich

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 606

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Comprehensive coverage of wills, estates, and trusts that incorporates principles and techniques specific to the legal assistant or paralegal student. Coverage includes discussion of important features that can make the legal assistant student more employable, as well as material that makes this a valuable reference in the workplace.ALSO AVAILABLEINSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDERInstructor's Manual, ISBN: 0-8273-7477-1 Computerized Test Bank (1996), ISBN: 0-8273-7978-1

Introduction to Environmental Law

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Author: Harold Hickok

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9780827362130

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 404

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The author has written this book to try to give the nonlawyer a readable, clear explanation of environmental law. His goal has been to make this exciting but often intimidatingly technical field accessible to the general student.

Public Health Law and Ethics

A Reader

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Author: Milbank Memorial Fund

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 9780520231757

Category: Law

Page: 523

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A collection of articles and documents designed as a companion to Gostin's textbook, American Public Health Law.

Family Law

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Author: Ransford Comstock Pyle

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9780827354791

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 482

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Private Law and the Rule of Law

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Author: Lisa M Austin,Dennis Klimchuk

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191045578

Category: Law

Page: 375

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The rule of law is widely perceived to be a public law doctrine, concerned with the way in which governmental authority conforms to the dictates of law. The goal of this book is to challenge this presumption. The chapters in this volume all consider the idea that the rule of law concerns the nature of law generally and the conditions under which any relationship - that among citizens as well as that between citizens and the state - becomes subject to law. Addressing two major questions, they ask if our understanding of the rule of law is enriched by considering how and to what degree it is expressed or realized in private law, and whether our understanding of the private law is enriched by adding the principles of the rule of law to the traditional list of core private law concepts. Bringing together leading philosophers of private and public law, this volume examines key questions in a little-explored field, and will be essential reading for all those interested in the rule of law and in private law theory.

Die Unsterblichkeit der Henrietta Lacks

Die Geschichte der HeLa-Zellen

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Author: Rebecca Skloot

Publisher: Irisiana

ISBN: 3641051754

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 512

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Dieses Buch betrifft uns alle Sie waren notwendig, um Fortschritte gegen Krebs und AIDS zu erzielen. Klonen und Genforschung wäre ohne sie nicht möglich gewesen. Kurz: Die größten Erfolge der Medizin der letzten Jahrzehnte basieren auf der Entdeckung der HeLa-Zellen. Hinter dem Kürzel verbirgt sich eine Frau namens Henrietta Lacks. Die Afroamerikanerin aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen starb 1951 jung an Gebärmutterhalskrebs. Zuvor wurden ihr ohne ihr Wissen Zellproben entnommen, die sich überraschenderweise vermehrten. Damit war der entscheidende Durchbruch in der Zellkulturforschung geschafft. Die prämierte Wissenschaftsjournalistin Rebecca Skloot stellt in ihrem brillant verfassten Buch wichtige Jahrzehnte der Medizingeschichte vor und wirft dabei immer wieder ethische Fragen auf. Sie erzählt die tragische Familiengeschichte der Lacks’, die von Rassismus und mangelnden Bildungschancen geprägt ist. Ihr Buch ist eine gekonnte Mischung aus Biografie, Medizingeschichte, Debattenbuch und beachtlichem Enthüllungsjournalismus.

Enrichment in the Law of Unjust Enrichment and Restitution

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Author: Andrew Lodder

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1847319726

Category: Law

Page: 276

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Enrichment is key to understanding the law of unjust enrichment and restitution. This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the concept of enrichment and its implications for restitutionary awards. Dr Lodder argues that enrichment may be characterised either factually or legally, and explores the consequences of that distinction. In factual enrichment cases, the measure of enrichment is the objective value received. This is the basis of many awards of money had and received, quantum meruit, quantum valebat and money paid. In legal enrichment cases, the benefit is the acquisition of a specific right or the release of a specific obligation. The remedy is restitution of that right or reinstatement of that obligation. It is demonstrated that specific restitution of the defendant's legal enrichment is often the basis for resulting trusts, rescission, rectification and subrogation. This book has profound implications for understanding restitutionary awards and the relationship between the enrichment inquiry and other aspects of the law of unjust enrichment, including the 'at the expense of' inquiry and the defence of change of position.

The Foundations of International Investment Law

Bringing Theory into Practice

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Author: Zachary Douglas,Joost Pauwelyn,Jorge E. Viñuales

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191508586

Category: Law

Page: 586

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International investment law is one of the fastest growing areas of international law. It has led to the signing of thousands of agreements, mostly in the form of investment contracts and bilateral investment treaties. Also, in the last two decades, there has been an exponential growth in the number of disputes being resolved by investment arbitration tribunals. Yet the legal principles at the basis of international investment law and arbitration remain in a state of flux. Perhaps the best illustration of this phenomenon is the wide disagreement among investment tribunals on some of the core concepts underpinning the regime, such as investment, property, regulatory powers, scope of jurisdiction, applicable law, or the interactions with other areas of international law. The purpose of this book is to revisit these conceptual foundations in order to shed light on the practice of international investment law. It is an attempt to bridge the growing gap between the theory and the practice of this thriving area of international law. The first part of the book focuses on the 'infrastructure' of the investment regime or, more specifically, on the structural arrangements that have been developed to manage foreign investment transactions and the potential disputes arising from them. The second part of the book identifies the common conceptual bases of an array of seemingly unconnected practical problems in order to clarify the main stakes and offer balanced solutions. The third part addresses the main sources of 'regime stress' as well as the main legal mechanisms available to manage such challenges to the operation of the regime. Overall, the book offers a thorough investigation of the conflicting theoretical positions underlying international investment law, testing their worth by reference to concrete issues that have arisen in the jurisprudence. It demonstrates that many of the most important practical questions arising in practice can be addressed by a carefully dosed resort to theory.

Philosophical Foundations of Fiduciary Law

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Author: Andrew S. Gold,Paul B. Miller

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191005290

Category: Law

Page: 450

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Fiduciary law is a critically important body of law. Fiduciary duties ensure the integrity of a remarkable variety of relationships, institutions, and organizations. They apply to relationships of great personal significance, including in some jurisdictions the relationship between parents and children. They structure a wide variety of commercial relationships, and they are essential to the regulation of relationships between professional service providers and their clients, including relationships between lawyer and client, doctor and patient, and investment manager and client. Fiduciary duties, perhaps uniquely in private law, challenge traditional ways of marking the boundaries between private and public law, inasmuch as they figure prominently in public governance. Indeed, there is even a storied tradition of thinking of the authority of the state in fiduciary terms. Notwithstanding its importance, fiduciary law has been woefully under-analysed by legal theorists. Filling this gap with a series of chapters by leading theorists, this book includes chapters on: the nature of fiduciary relationships, the connection between fiduciary duties and morality, the content and significance of fiduciary loyalty, the economic significance of fiduciary law, the application of fiduciary principles to public law and international law, the import of fiduciary relationships to theories of authority, and various other fundamental topics in the field. In many cases, new and important questions are raised by the book's chapters. Indeed, this book not only offers a much-needed theoretical assessment of fiduciary topics, it defines the field going forward, setting an agenda for future philosophical study of fiduciary law.

Zoopolis

Eine politische Theorie der Tierrechte

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Author: Sue Donaldson,Will Kymlicka

Publisher: Suhrkamp Verlag

ISBN: 3518734326

Category: Nature

Page: 608

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Massentierhaltung, Fleischskandale, Tierversuche – unser Umgang mit Tieren ist längst kein Nischenthema mehr, für das sich lediglich Aktivisten oder Ethiker interessieren, sondern steht im Fokus breiter öffentlicher Debatten. Allerdings konzentrieren sich die Diskussionen zumeist auf Fragen der Moral, darauf, welche moralischen Rechte und Interessen wir Tieren aufgrund ihrer Eigenschaften und Fähigkeiten – zum Beispiel Schmerzen zu empfinden – zuschreiben müssen und welche moralischen Pflichten sich daraus für uns ergeben. Sue Donaldson und Will Kymlicka gehen weit darüber hinaus und behaupten, dass Tiere auch politische Rechte haben. Im Rückgriff auf avancierte Theorien der Staatsbürgerschaft argumentieren sie dafür, ihnen neben unverletzlichen Grundrechten einen je gruppenspezifischen politischen Status zuzusprechen. Das heißt konkret: Bürgerrechte für domestizierte Tiere, Souveränität für Gemeinschaften von Wildtieren sowie ein »Stammgastrecht« für jene, die zwar nicht domestiziert sind, aber in unmittelbarer Nachbarschaft zu uns leben. »Zoopolis« macht auf so kluge wie eindringliche Weise ernst mit der Tatsache, dass wir mit den Tieren untrennbar verbunden sind. Elegant und keineswegs nur für Spezialisten geschrieben, entwirft es eine neue, folgenreiche Agenda für das künftige Zusammenleben mit diesen Geschöpfen, denen wir mehr schulden als unser Mitleid. Das Tier, so sagt dieses Buch, ist ein genuin politisches Wesen. Wir schulden ihm auch Gerechtigkeit.

Minds, Brains, and Law

The Conceptual Foundations of Law and Neuroscience

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Author: Michael S. Pardo,Dennis Patterson

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199812136

Category: Law

Page: 240

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This book addresses the philosophical questions that arise when neuroscientific research and technology are applied in the legal system. The empirical, practical, ethical, and conceptual issues that Pardo and Patterson seek to redress will deeply influence how we negotiate and implement the fruits of neuroscience in law and policy in the future.

Medical Ethics in Health Care Chaplaincy

Essays

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Author: Walter Moczynski,Hille Haker,Katrin Bentele

Publisher: LIT Verlag Münster

ISBN: 3825815501

Category: Religion

Page: 329

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Medical Ethics in Health Care Chaplaincy is a response to the new challenges spiritual care providers are confronted with in a profession that has faced dramatic change in function and scope over the last few decades. The rich collection of essays brings together the experience, approaches and research of many US and German scholars in the area of ethics, medicine, theology, psychology and spiritual care. This is an invaluable resource addressing the many spiritual, religious and ethical issues in providing care to the sick and dying for hospital chaplains, clergy, health care professionals, teachers, academics, ethics committee members and students in medical ethics, theology and/or religious studies.