Essentials of Human Behavior

Integrating Person, Environment, and the Life Course

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Author: Elizabeth D. Hutchison

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506376134

Category: Social Science

Page: 672

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Essentials of Human Behavior combines Elizabeth D. Hutchison’s two-volume Dimensions of Human Behavior to present a multidimensional framework for understanding human behavior. Integrating person, environment, and the life course, this best-selling text leverages its hallmark case studies and balanced breadth and depth of coverage to help readers apply theory and general social work knowledge to unique practice situations. Now in four color and available with an interactive eBook, the Second Edition features a streamlined organization, the latest research, and original SAGE video to provide the most engaging introduction available to human behavior.

Criminal Law

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Author: Barcharts, Inc.

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781423233084

Category: Law

Page: 6

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BarCharts, Inc was founded on our law guides created by the owner. They were designed to understand the significant details within the larger scheme of the law, as a daily refresher, and to review before the Bar Exam. Twenty five years later we keep those guides up to date for students of law and criminal justice, paralegals, and practicing lawyers to have the most handy legal reference to the most important points of the law possible in 6 laminated pages. Suggested uses: o Used by criminal justice majors and professionals o Law students and legal professionals at any level o To understand proportion and relevance within Constitutional Law o Quick and constant refreshers before classes and exams o As the last review before taking the Bar Exam

Contracts

The Essential Business Desk Reference

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Author: Richard Stim

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413323014

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 487

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Understand virtually any contract and sign on the dotted line with confidence. This is the first book to explain contract terms in language for the layperson. This indispensable A to Z guide covers: definitions of over 300 common terms found in contracts how to decipher the language of contracts which clauses are important and which aren't illegal and dangerous contract clauses to watch out for, and how to negotiate or change contracts. Contracts: The Essential Business Desk Reference will help you save money by explaining which clauses are important so that you can avoid a pricey professional review by a lawyer. Written in plain English, this book is especially useful for law students and business owners (including one-person operations and independent contractors), but still contains enough detail to have a place on nearly any lawyer's bookshelf.

Secured Transactions

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Author: Barcharts, Inc.

Publisher: Quickstudy

ISBN: 9781423217749

Category: Law

Page: 4

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BarCharts' updated Secured Transactions guide covers the latest additions to debtor/creditor laws. Like the previous guide, each page features a color-coded format that thoroughly breaks down different elements of secured transactions; key definitions and law citations are provided for further understanding. No law student or practicing attorney should be without this!

Contract Law

Flowcharts and Cases : a Student's Visual Guide to Understanding Contracts

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Author: Frank J. Doti

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9780314277893

Category: Law

Page: 209

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This book is a combination of schematic flowcharts that visually plot basic rules of contract law and selected cases that apply such rules. The flowchart approach helps students sort out in a visual manner the more difficult contract rules of law in an organized way.

The Law of Contracts and the Uniform Commercial Code

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Author: Pamela Tepper

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285448944

Category: Law

Page: 576

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THE LAW OF CONTRACTS AND THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE, 3e covers all the important features of common law contracts, as well as Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code in a practical, understandable, and realistic manner. Real cases demonstrate how the concepts in each chapter are applied, and the fact pattern is used throughout the chapter to demonstrate how contracts and their concepts affect our daily lives, often with unusual results. Using a fluid and interesting writing style, the author reduces contract law to its basic components and provides examples that build on other examples. Chapter summaries, review questions, exercises, a running glossary, and--new to this edition--learning objectives help your students to fully grasp this complex area of the law. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Legal Terminology

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Author: Barcharts, Inc.

Publisher: Quickstudy

ISBN: 9781423205418

Category: Law

Page: 6

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Not sure about the meaning of "curtilage?" Want to find out what "pro hac vice" entails? The perfect study aid for law students and the ideal quick reference for legal professionals, this up-to-date, comprehensive 3-panel (6-page) guide provides the most commonly used legal terms--complete with fluff-free definitions--in an easy-to-read A-to-Z format. Including such need-to-know terms as, affidavit, defendant ,estoppel, juvenile, quid pro quo, res ipsa loquitur, zoning, and more, this guide proves beyond a reasonable doubt why QuickStudy is America's #1 legal reference chart!

Studies in Contract Law

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Author: Ian Ayres,Richard E. Speidel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781599412559

Category: Law

Page: 1204

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Designed to meet the requirements of 4- and 3-credit hour courses, the Seventh Edition provides an overview of contract law, featuring updated information on Uniform Commercial Code revisions and current trends in contracts scholarship. It includes discussions on the importance of promise and theories of promissory liability; contract remedies; and dispute settlement by private adjudication, including arbitration. In addition to a revised Teacher's Manual, the authors have also produced a CD-ROM Manual that includes the printed Teacher's Manual. It also features electronic briefs of each case together with suggested Socratic dialogue. These materials can be edited and printed for class use. It includes a sample syllabus; annotated table of contents with pedagogical purpose of each case in the book; and electronic copies of every case omitted from Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Editions (just in case we omitted your favorite case) that can be easily copied and distributed (permission granted

Concepts and Case Analysis in the Law of Contracts

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Author: Marvin A. Chirelstein

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781609303303

Category: Law

Page: 258

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Recommended in more than 100 schools, the updated seventh edition of Concepts and Case Analysis in the Law of Contracts is a readable primer that offers first-year law students a reliable overview of the major themes and leading cases in the field of the law of contracts. This contracts primer is straightforward and uncluttered, covering the main themes of the first-year contracts course, together with related cases.

A Short and Happy Guide to Contracts

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Author: David G. Epstein,Bruce A. Markell,Lawrence Ponoroff

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9780314277930

Category: Law

Page: 125

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This efficient and exceedingly effective guide to Contracts will help you see the big picture. The authors focus on making the key concepts of contract law, and the relationship among those concepts, easier to understand and retain. The authors have also infused the book with humor, believing there is nothing inconsistent between a rigorous academic experience and having a little fun. Each of the authors is nationally-renowned law teacher who has taught Contracts for decades. Based on that experience, in this book they have set forth understandable techniques for mastering the law governing each critical aspect of the contract relationship, including, contract formation (offer and acceptance), enforcement (consideration and defenses), interpretation, performance, breach, and remedies.

European Contract Law

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Author: Hein Kötz

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198800045

Category:

Page: 384

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This new edition of European Contract Law examines the contract rules of several different European jurisdictions, including the most important civilian systems and English common law, while attempting to articulate general principles which are common in all of them. While the first editionwas limited to a comparative analysis of the rules on formation and validity of contracts, agency, third party beneficiaries, and assignment, the second edition now also includes contractual remedies and various updates and revisions of the first edition, especially in the light of the recentchanges to the French Code civil. Furthermore, the book comprises a wealth of translated extracts of legislation, cases, and academic literature, comprehensively covering all aspects of contract law. The book was originally published in German to considerable acclaim. This English edition has beentranslated by Gill Mertens, building on the work done by the translator of the first edition, Tony Weir.This edition will be invaluable to scholars and practitioners in Europe and beyond.

Glannon Guide to Contracts

Learning Contracts Through Multiple-Choice Questions and Analysis

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Author: Theodore Silver,Stephen Hochberg

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454860707

Category: Law

Page: 672

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The proven Glannon Guide is a user-friendly study aid to use throughout the semester as a great supplement to (or substitute for) classroom lecture. Topics are broken down into manageable pieces and are explained in a conversational tone. Chapters are interspersed with hypotheticals like those posed in the classroom that include analysis of answers to ensure thorough understanding. Additionally, “The Closer” questions pose sophisticated hypotheticals at the end of each chapter to present cumulative review of earlier topics. More like classroom experiences, the Glannon Guide provides you with straightforward explanations of complex legal concepts, often in a humorous style that makes the material stick. The user-friendly Glannon Guide is your proven partner throughout the semester when you need a supplement to (or substitute for) classroom lecture. The material is broken into small, manageable pieces to help you master concepts. Multiple-choice questions are interspersed throughout each chapter (not lumped at the end) to mirror the flow of a classroom lecture. Correct and incorrect answers are carefully explained; you learn why they do or do not work. You can rely on authority; the series was created by Joseph W. Glannon―Harvard-educated, best-selling author of, among other legal texts, Examples and Explanations; Civil Procedure, now in its sixth edition. “The Closer” poses a sophisticated problem question at the end of each chapter to test your comprehension. A final “Closing Closer” provides you practice opportunity as well as a cumulative review of all the concepts from earlier chapters. You can check your understanding each step of the way. More like classroom experiences, these Guides provide straightforward explanations of complex legal concepts, often in a humorous style that makes the material stick.

The Emergence of EU Contract Law

Exploring Europeanization

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Author: Lucinda Miller

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199606625

Category: Law

Page: 255

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The emergence of an EU contract law is one of the most significant legal developments in Europe today. Exploring the origins and evolution of the discipline, from the Sales Directive to the Common Frame of Reference, the book advances a framework for the further harmonization of contract law that embraces diversity and pluralism.

Emanuel Law Outlines for Evidence

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Author: Steven L. Emanuel

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454895276

Category: Law

Page: 756

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Any law school graduate will tell you that when picking your outline tool you need to pick the best because your outlines are the most important study tool you will use throughout your law school career. Developed by legendary study aid author Steve Emanuel, Emanuel® Law Outlines (ELOs) are the #1 outline choice among law students. An ELO ensures that you understand the concepts as you learn them in class and helps you study for exams throughout the semester. Here's why you need an ELO from your first day of class right through your final exam: ELOs help you focus on the concepts and issues you need to master to succeed on exams. They are easy to understand: Each ELO contains comprehensive coverage of the topics, cases, and black letter law found in your specific casebook, but is explained in a way that is understandable. The Quiz Yourself and Essay Q&A features help you test your knowledge throughout the semester. Exam Tips alert you to the issues and fact patterns that commonly pop up on exams. The Capsule Summary provides a quick review of the key concepts covered in the full Outline—perfect for exam review!

Contracts

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Author: Steven Emanuel

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 073558995X

Category: Law

Page: 310

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CrunchTime provides the right information, in the right format, at the right time. If you learn best through application flow charts, get your CrunchTime early in the semester and use it as a visual aid throughout your course. Each title offers capsule summaries of major points of law and critical issues, exam tips for identifying common traps and pitfalls, sample exam and essay questions with model answers, and recommended approaches for crafting essays that will get winning grades!

Construction Contracts

Law and Management

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Author: Will Hughes,Ronan Champion,John Murdoch

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134161875

Category: Law

Page: 432

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The fourth edition of this unparalleled text has been thoroughly revised to provide the most up-to-date and comprehensive coverage of the legislation, administration and management of construction contracts. Introducing this topic at the core of construction law and management, this book provides students with a one-stop reference on construction contracts. Significant new material covers: procurement tendering developments in dispute settlement commentary on all key legislation, case law and contract amendments up to July 2007. In line with new thinking in construction management research, this authoritative guide is essential reading for every construction undergraduate and an extremely useful source of reference for practitioners.

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

Global Sales and Contract Law

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Author: Ingeborg Schwenzer,Pascal Hachem,Christopher Kee

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199572984

Category: Law

Page: 873

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Although the 1980 United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) is one of the most successful international conventions to date, it remains the case that those involved in the international sale of goods must refer to a multitude of laws. Indeed the CISG itself does not cover all issues relating to international sales contracts, so it must necessarily be supplemented by domestic law. Global Sales and Contract Law provides a truly comparative analysis of domestic laws in over sixty countries so as to deliver a global view of domestic and international sales law. The book reports on the real practice of sales law, taking into account present day problems. Complex questions on the obligations under a sales contract, the ways in which these are established, as well as the remedies following the breach of obligations, are all discussed. By addressing regional uniform projects, like OHADA, and comparing differences in domestic legal approach where the CISG would not apply, the work goes beyond existing commentaries which tend to focus only on the CISG. The analysis has been based on an unprecedented survey drawn from the world's top fifty companies as well as international traders, lawyers advising international traders, arbitral institutions, arbitrators, and law schools. This work encompasses all aspects of a sale of goods transaction and takes a wide view of sale by including general contract law. The book gives practitioners invaluable insight into judicial trends and possible solutions in different legal systems, whether preparing for litigation or drafting an international contract. Global Sales and Contract Law is the most comprehensive and thorough compilation of legal analysis in the field of the sale of goods and is a reliable source for any practitioner dealing in international commerce.

The Legal Effects of EU Agreements

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Author: Mario Mendez

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199606617

Category: Law

Page: 374

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The EU has concluded more than 1000 treaties including recently its first human rights treaty (the UN Rights of Persons with Disability Convention). These Agreements are regularly invoked in litigation in the Courts of the member states and before the EU courts in Luxembourg. This book provides the first comprehensive treatment of the legal effects of EU Agreements explored in both comparative light and in terms of the ramifications for the legal orders of theMember States. Based on a data-set containing more than 320 cases, this book provides the first qualitative and quantitative analysis of the case-law in this increasingly important and rapidly growing area of EU law. The book reveals novel findings concerning EU level litigation involving EU Agreementsincluding: the types and which specific EU Agreements have arisen; the nature of the proceedings and the outcomes; who has been litigating; which domestic courts have been referring questions to the Luxembourg Court.

The Legal Environment of Business

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Author: Roger E. Meiners,Al H. Ringleb,Frances L. Edwards

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 133751604X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 792

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With THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS, 13E readers can enjoy a practical introduction to the structure and function of the legal system from the perspective of the professional non-lawyer. While the authors note the system’s strong legal heritage, the book emphasizes the nuts and bolts of basic legal rules that most significantly impact business today. This popular book adapts a traditional case focus to address the unique needs of future and current business students. Clear, concise coverage of a wide range of timely topics introduces key points of law using business-specific examples and realistic scenarios. The authors’ readable style complements their extensive knowledge of domestic and international business to make this book a favorite among both professionals and learners new to the legal environment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.