Modern American Remedies

Cases and Materials, 2018 Supplement

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Author: Douglas Laycock,Richard L. Hasen

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1543805434

Category: Law

Page: 194

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Modern American Remedies: Cases and Materials, Fourth Edition, 2018 Supplement

Modern American Remedies

Concise Edition

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Author: Douglas Laycock

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454838205

Category: Law

Page: 864

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Modern American Remedies: Cases and Materials is known for a strong organization that highlights remedies categories and concepts within daily teaching units of roughly equal length, each focused on a clear central theme. The text achieves a solid balance of public and private law and integrates basic legal and economic information, without letting either dominate the book. Memorable cases and well-written notes offer plenty of information to inform class discussion. Following the same organization, scope of coverage, and daily units as the Fourth Edition, the Concise Fourth features tightly focused notes emphasizing basic principles and central points, with fewer illustrations and fewer collateral issues. The volume of notes has been reduced by more than 35%. The Fourth Edition introduces 36 new principal cases, including: In re September 11th Litigation (on the measure of damages for the destruction of the World Trade Center); eBay v. MercExchange LLC (on the prerequisites to an injunction, or on undue hardship, depending on one's point of view); Exxon Shipping Co. v. Baker (on the federal common law standard for measuring punitive damages); and Philip Morris USA v. Williams (on the constitutional limits on punitive damages). Substantial reworking of Chapter 8, on restitution, reflects the Restatement (Third) of Restitution and Unjust Enrichment.

Disability Law

Cases, Materials, Problems

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Author: Laura F. Rothstein,Ann C. McGinley

Publisher: LexisNexis

ISBN: 1422476332

Category: People with disabilities

Page: 711

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Disability Law: Cases, Materials, Problems takes a broad approach to understanding how disability discrimination laws apply to the kinds of cases attorneys, policymakers, and judges are likely to face. The new Fifth Edition adds analysis and discussion of the ADA Amendments Act throughout the book. It reorganizes and adds new cases and materials in the employment law chapter, including cases on harassment and retaliation based on disability. It also pays more attention to procedural issues (burden of proof), remedies and defenses, litigation and dispute resolution, and insurance. It adds a problem-based approach with chapters and sections of chapters beginning with a hypothetical scenario to be used as a basis for applying the substantive law. It also adds expanded Notes at the end of each section.

Real Estate Transactions

Problems, Cases, and Materials

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Author: Robin Paul Malloy,James Charles Smith

Publisher: Aspen Casebook

ISBN: 9781454871064

Category: Law

Page: 720

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When you purchase a new version of this casebook from the LIFT Program, you receive 1-year FREE digital access to the corresponding Examples & Explanations in your course area. Now available in an interactive study center, Examples & Explanations offer hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations that allow you to test your knowledge of the topics covered in class. Starting July 1, 2017, if your new casebook purchase does not come with an access code on the inside cover of the book, please contact Wolters Kluwer customer service. The email address and phone number for customer service are on the copyright page, found within the first few pages, of your casebook. A concise text that provides students with the tools necessary to understand real estate transactions in a real-world market setting. Featuring cases and materials that reveal ethical and professional responsibility issues that allow students to see professional ethics in a real-world context. This integrated approach to explaining market and ethical constraints on transactional real estate lawyers includes clear and consise explanations on each topic. Key Features: Detailed text explaining basic elements and market factors involved in each area of law. Excellent problems that increase in difficulty with each section. Cases that illustrate key points of commercial and residential real estate and the way problems arise in practice.

Problems and Materials on Secured Transactions

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Author: Douglas J. Whaley,Stephen M. McJohn

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454886366

Category: Law

Page: 432

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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

Equitable Remedies, Restitution and Damages

Cases and Materials

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Author: Candace S. Kovacic-Fleischer,Jean C. Love,Grant S. Nelson

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9780314194930

Category: Law

Page: 1446

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The Eighth Edition retains the organization of the Seventh Edition while thoroughly updating it. The first half of the casebook introduces injunctive relief, damages, restitution, and declaratory relief. The second half of the book creates opportunities to consider these four remedies in the context of tort and contract actions for various types of harm. The updates include recent United States Supreme Court cases on such topics as injunctive relief and punitive damages. New cases in the second half of the book feature such current topics as injunctions against defamatory statements and public nuisance actions against lead paint manufacturers.

Modern American Remedies Cases and Materials

2016 Case Supplement

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Author: Douglas Laycock

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454881062

Category: Law

Page: 156

View: 7124

Modern American Remedies Cases and Materials: 2016 Case Supplement

Spoliation of Evidence

Sanctions and Remedies for Destruction of Evidence in Civil Litigation

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Author: Margaret M. Koesel,Tracey L. Turnbull,Daniel F. Gourash

Publisher: American Bar Association

ISBN: 9781590316221

Category: Law

Page: 343

View: 8363

This book is a practical treatise with practical tips addressing spoliation issues in civil practice. It will help determine what law applies to spoliation issues that arise during pending litigation or in the context of an independent tort claim for spoliation. In addition, it addresses Enron spoliation issues and electronic evidence.

Understanding Remedies

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Author: James M. Fischer

Publisher: LexisNexis

ISBN: 1422486559

Category: Law

Page: 1124

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This comprehensive Understanding treatise provides an introduction to the basic legal rules and principles that constitute the law of remedies as applied by United States courts. The Second Edition of Understanding Remedies represents a major reworking of the original work. The chapters have been reorganized so that the materials follow the customary approach of teaching remedies: (1) General principles applicable to damages, injunctions, and restitution; (2) Remedy defenses; (3) Applications, e.g., bodily injury remedies, breach of contract remedies; (4) Special problems, e.g., punitive damages, attorneys' fees. The materials are comprehensive and respect the nuance and subtlety of the subject. Understanding Remedies presents the richness of the topic to students who wish to gain both a fundamental appreciation of the subject and an insight into the myriad ways remedies influence the shape and dimension of modern American law.

Mass media law

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Author: Marc A. Franklin,David A. Anderson

Publisher: Foundation Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 802

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Landmark Cases in Equity

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Author: Charles Mitchell,Paul Mitchell

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1847319742

Category: Law

Page: 750

View: 4563

Landmark Cases in Equity continues the series of essay collections which began with Landmark Cases in the Law of Restitution (2006) and continued with Landmark Cases in the Law of Contract (2008) and Landmark Cases in the Law of Tort (2010). It contains essays on landmark cases in the development of equitable doctrine running from the seventeenth century to recent times. The range, breadth and social importance of equitable principles, as these affect commercial, domestic and even political matters are well known. By focusing on the historical development of these principles, the essays in this collection help us to understand them more clearly, and also provide insights into the processes of legal change through judicial innovation. Themes addressed in the essays include the nature of the courts' equitable jurisdiction, the development of property rights in equity, constraints on the powers of settlors to create express trusts, the duties of trustees and other fiduciaries, remedies for breach of these duties, and the evolution of constructive and resulting trusts.

Cases and Materials on the European Convention on Human Rights

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Author: Alastair R. Mowbray

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780199206742

Category: Law

Page: 1058

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This second edition provides students with a selection of the leading jurisprudence, together with commentary, on the major rights enshrined in the European Convention of Human Rights. It also examines the creation of the Convention, and the role of the institutions and remedies available at the European level.

Remedies, Cases and Problems

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Author: Elaine Shoben,William Tabb,Thomas Main,Rachel Janutis

Publisher: Foundation Press

ISBN: 9781634602631

Category:

Page: 1191

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The Sixth Edition offers a rich blend of materials mixing textual coverage, problems and provocative cases designed to promote lively class discussion in Remedies. The authors have revised a great book that preserves the best of the former editions and adds revisions and updates, especially in the areas of Equitable Defenses, Preliminary Injunctions, Adjustments and Limitations on Damages, Damages for Economic Loss, Jury Trials, and Declaratory Judgments. This law school casebook focuses on the fundamental tools of judicial remediesâe"injunctions, damages, and restitution. In addition to providing students with a solid grounding in these basics, the casebook also offers the professor choices about which additional areas to cover in depth. Those choices for instruction beyond the basic topics include: Specific Performance Equitable Defenses Contempt Preliminary and Permanent Injunctions Structural Injunctions Common law damages and Tort Reform Adjustments and Limitations on Damages Enjoining Speech/Litigation/Crimes/Nuisances Consequences of Remedial Characterizations

Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence, Cases and Materials

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Author: Shira Ann Scheindlin,Daniel J. Capra

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781634592246

Category: Discovery (Law)

Page: 1173

View: 4280

The third edition of the only comprehensive casebook on electronic discovery and evidence, authored by the field's leading authorities, incorporates the 2015 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure; updates case law in the field; and expands discussions of cooperation, proportionality, social media, and professional responsibility obligations. Two new chapters have been added, one on the latest search techniques, including Technology-Assisted Review, that all lawyers must understand; and another on emerging issues with the surveillance, search, and seizure of electronically stored information by law enforcement in criminal cases. This casebook is a 'must' for any course in e-discovery, and an important resource for civil procedure, criminal law, evidence, and ethics courses.

Cases and Materials on California Community Property

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Author: Gail Boreman Bird

Publisher: West Academic

ISBN: 9780314264909

Category: Law

Page: 712

View: 5075

Traces the historical development of the community property concept. Also introduces basic classification principles, including limitations on the classification process. The remaining chapters deal with the consequences flowing from the classification of property as community or separate, including management and control rights and responsibilities, creditors' rights, and distribution of property on the termination of the community. Further ramifications and problems are explored in the notes to the cases.

International Human Rights Law

Cases, Materials, Commentary

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Author: Olivier De Schutter

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107063752

Category: Law

Page: 1124

View: 1101

Fully updated edition offers coverage of new topics and a more student-friendly design, while retaining the original style and features.

Against Elections

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Author: David Van Reybrouck

Publisher: Seven Stories Press

ISBN: 1609808118

Category: Political Science

Page: 208

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A small book with great weight and urgency to it, this is both a history of democracy and a clarion call for change. "Without drastic adjustment, this system cannot last much longer," writes Van Reybrouck, regarded today as one of Europe's most astute thinkers. "If you look at the decline in voter turnout and party membership, and at the way politicians are held in contempt, if you look at how difficult it is to form governments, how little they can do and how harshly they are punished for it, if you look at how quickly populism, technocracy and anti-parliamentarianism are rising, if you look at how more and more citizens are longing for participation and how quickly that desire can tip over into frustration, then you realize we are up to our necks." Not so very long ago, the great battles of democracy were fought for the right to vote. Now, Van Reybrouck writes, "it's all about the right to speak, but in essence it's the same battle, the battle for political emancipation and for democratic participation. We must decolonize democracy. We must democratize democracy." As history, Van Reybrouck makes the compelling argument that modern democracy was designed as much to preserve the rights of the powerful and keep the masses in line, as to give the populace a voice. As change-agent, Against Elections makes the argument that there are forms of government, what he terms sortitive or deliberative democracy, that are beginning to be practiced around the world, and can be the remedy we seek. In Iceland, for example, deliberative democracy was used to write the new constitution. A group of people were chosen by lot, educated in the subject at hand, and then were able to decide what was best, arguably, far better than politicians would have. A fascinating, and workable idea has led to a timely book to remind us that our system of government is a flexible instrument, one that the people have the power to change.

Casebook on Contract Law

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Author: Professor of Commercial Law and Deputy Director of the Centre for Legal Research Jill Poole

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198732813

Category:

Page: 832

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Jill Poole's bestselling Casebook on Contract Law provides students with a comprehensive selection of case law, addressing all aspects of the subject encountered on undergraduate courses. Extracts have been carefully chosen from a wide range of historical and contemporary cases to illustrate the reasoning processes of the courts, and to show how legal principles develop. Cases can either be analysed and discussed in isolation or, taken as a whole, the selection of cases form chapters providing a structured overview of the modern law of contract. Online Resource Centre The casebook is fully supported by an Online Resource Centre, which provides: - Self-test questions and answers - Guidance on answering questions in contract law - Exercises and guidance on reading cases - An opportunity for students to ask the author any questions