Contracts

cases and comment

Author: John Philip Dawson,William Burnett Harvey,Stanley D. Henderson

Publisher: Foundation Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 975

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Setting the standard of excellence with its teachability, this classic casebook provides a focused and self-contained course on contract law. It covers the evolution of modern contract law and its history and remedies, the customary distinction between rules and standards as devices for legal governance, and the ongoing competition between the reliance idea and contract law's formal doctrines. The forward-thinking eighth edition gives greater attention to such subjects as arbitration as a substitute for litigation, contract-formation problems arising from new technology, and the Uniform Commercial Code's Article 2, whose innovations are increasingly seen by courts as a source of general contract law. This edition also more closely tracks the increasing relevance of contract law to at-will employment, the relationship of contract and tort, and the expanding technique of the implied contract.

Contracts

Cases and Comment

Author: John Philip Dawson,William Burnett Harvey,Stanley D. Henderson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Contracts

Page: 958

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Contracts

Cases and Comment

Author: John Philip Dawson,William Burnett Harvey,Stanley D. Henderson

Publisher: West Publishing Company

ISBN: N.A

Category: Contracts

Page: 958

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The Seventh Edition of Contracts retains the distinctive character & the richness of previous editions. The standard of excellence set by this book over many years is due in larger measure to its "teachability." Developments in the law & in legal education have seemed to call for expanded treatment of some issues. This edition continues to track the increasing relevance of contract to at-will employment, the relationship of contract & tort (notably: the place of the misrepresentation & negligence torts in bargaining transactions), & the expanding technique of "implied" contract.

Reconstructing Contracts

Author: Douglas G. Baird

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674073584

Category: Law

Page: 182

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Douglas Baird takes stock of the current state of contract doctrine and in the process reinvigorates the classic framework of Anglo-American contract law, showing that Oliver Wendell Holmes’s set of principles, properly understood, continue to provide the best guide to contracts for a new generation of students, practitioners, and judges.

West's Business Law

Author: Kenneth Clarkson,Roger Miller,Gaylord Jentz,Frank Cross

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0324303904

Category: Education

Page: 1432

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A market leader used by more colleges and universities than any other business law text, West's Business Law continues to set the standard for making classic black letter law accessible, interesting, and relevant to business students. This Tenth Edition refines and builds upon traditions established when the book was first introduced: authoritative content blended with cutting-edge coverage of contemporary topics and cases and an unmatched selection of innovative, high-quality support materials. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Contract Law

Author: Ewan McKendrick

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137609265

Category: Law

Page: 434

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This best-selling, classic text provides a clear and straightforward account of the basic rules of contract law, while also introducing current debates about the nature, scope and functions of the law and discussing wider controversies surrounding the basic doctrines. Praised by both lecturers and students, Contract Law is compact yet comprehensive, well-written, well-structured, stimulating and engaging. This twelfth edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect various developments in the law, and now also includes ‘Hot topic’ discussion boxes in most chapters. It is essential reading for all students taking undergraduate and GDL/CPE courses in contract law. Ewan McKendrick QC (Hon) is Registrar and Professor of English Private Law at the University of Oxford, UK, where he is also a Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall. He is the author of a number of key works on contract law and commercial law, and is an editor of Chitty on Contracts. He is also a barrister in practice at 3 Verulam Buildings, Gray’s Inn and a Master of the Bench of Gray’s Inn. ‘This remains the best book of its kind on English contract law.’ – Hector MacQueen, Scottish Law Commissioner and Professor of Private Law, University of Edinburgh, UK ‘This is a masterly introduction to the English law of contract being lucid and succinct, accurate and incisive. Every student of the subject will benefit from reading it.’ – Andrew Burrows, Professor of the Law of England, All Souls College, Oxford, UK and author of A Casebook on Contract

Criminal Law and Its Processes

Cases and Materials

Author: Sanford H. Kadish,Stephen J. Schulhofer,Rachel E. Barkow

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454886250

Category: Law

Page: 1400

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From a preeminent authorship team, Criminal Law and its Processes: Cases and Materials, Tenth Edition, continues in the tradition of its best-selling predecessors by providing students not only with a cohesive policy framework through which they can understand and examine the use of criminal laws as a means for social control but also analytic tools to understand and apply important criminal law doctrines. Instead of presenting the elements of various crimes in a disjointed fashion, Criminal Law and its Processes: Cases and Materials focuses on having students develop a nuanced understanding of the underlying principles, rules, and policy rationales that inform all criminal laws. A cases-and-notes pedagogy along with scholarly excerpts, questions, and notes, provides students with a rich foundation for not only the academic examination of criminal laws but also the application of the law to real-world scenarios. Features: Retains prior edition’s principal cases and Notes and Questions approach to explain and probe fundamental concepts. Notes updated to incorporate contemporary cases and recent news touching on criminal law. Inclusion of additional preeminent cases in the field of criminal law, including: Yates v. United States, 135 S. Ct. 1074, (Supreme Court application of common statutory interpretation techniques and the rule of lenity) Rosamond v. United States, 134 S. Ct. 1240, (Supreme Court examination of accomplice liability) Perry v. Florida (examination of the agreement requirement for conspiracy through the lens of a Florida sexual battery offense). Theft (chapter 9) substantially revised to include new principal case dealing with trespassers takers in the credit card context. Expanded discussion of: mass incarceration and prosecutorial/law enforcement discretion; and, the intersections between race and criminal la

Tort Law

A Modern Perspective

Author: Keith N. Hylton

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1316598497

Category: Law

Page: N.A

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Tort Law: A Modern Perspective is an advanced yet accessible introduction to tort law for lawyers, law students, and others. Reflecting the way tort law is taught today, it explains the cases and legal doctrines commonly found in casebooks using modern ideas about public policy, economics, and philosophy. With an emphasis on policy rationales, Tort Law encourages readers to think critically about the justifications for legal doctrines. Although the topic of torts is specific, the conceptual approach should pay dividends to those who are interested broadly in regulatory policy and the role of law. Incorporating three decades of advancements in tort scholarship, Tort Law is the textbook for modern torts classrooms.

Casebook on Contract Law

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

Problems in Contract Law

Cases and Materials

Author: Charles L. Knapp,Nathan M. Crystal,Harry G. Prince

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454877316

Category: Law

Page: 1216

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Problems in Contract Law: Cases and Materials, offers a balance of traditional and contemporary cases that reflect the development and complexity of contract law. Explanatory notes and text place classic and contemporary cases in their larger legal context. Questions and problem exercises bridge theory and practice. Adaptable for instructors with different teaching techniques, this successful book includes various perspectives and contractual settings and offers a highly intelligent, contemporary treatment of contract law. It can easily be used in teaching by traditional case analysis, through problem-based instruction, or using theoretical inquiry.

Emanuel Law Outlines for Evidence

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!

Cases and Materials on Employment Discrimination

Author: Michael J. Zimmer,Charles A. Sullivan

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454892196

Category: Law

Page: 888

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The ninth edition of the best-selling Cases and Materials on Employment Discrimination blends cases, notes, and problems into an integrated pedagogy that balances scholarly and practice perspectives. The authors build a conceptual framework for understanding how discrimination is defined and proven in litigation. The text allows professors to explore particular interests more deeply and permits them to take not only a litigation approach but also explore the compliance, investigation, and counseling perspectives that are characteristic of modern practice. The broad coverage integrates scholarship with legal doctrine drawn from statutes and judicial decisions. The useful Statutory Supplement is available for separate purchase. Key Benefits: Young v. UPS (reconceptualizing pregnancy discrimination). Nassar v. Uni. of Texas Sw. Med. Ctr. (requiring but-for causation for Title VII retaliation claims) Vance v. Ball State Univ. (narrowing the definition of supervisor for purposes of employer liability for sexual harassment) EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch (reconceptualizing claims of religious discrimination). New circuit court decisions on sexual orientation discrimination under Title VII. Streamlined coverage. Materials have been reworked, thus reducing page count by 100 pages.

Contracts

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!

Contracts: Cases and Materials

Author: John Edward Murray Jr.

Publisher: LexisNexis

ISBN: 0327178051

Category: Law

Page: 864

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This casebook is designed to meet the challenges of providing students with the most current and comprehensive analysis of modern contract law within the time constraints of the modern law school curricula. The Sixth Edition is a slimmer volume though its scope has not changed. In many ways it is more comprehensive than the last edition. While it includes the most current judicial and statutory developments, the enhanced use of problems interacting with text material allows students to gain a clear and sophisticated understanding of some of the more complex concepts in fewer classroom hours. Today's student is asked to assimilate all of the basic concepts to which students in the past have been exposed as well as a host of new developments. To meet these challenges, this edition includes problems and questions surrounded by text referring to case law and other authorities in a fashion that allows the student to pursue preparation as well as the classroom experience in a highly productive fashion. Notwithstanding these innovations, the essential nature of the book has not changed. It is a casebook. New cases replacing cases in the prior edition demonstrate a high pedagogical value. The overriding purpose is to provide the student with the maximum opportunity to develop a comprehensive understanding of contract law in the 21st century that will be sufficient for long-term career success. Contract law will continue to evolve. It is important to provide the student with a vehicle promoting a sophisticated understanding of the subject in a fashion that will allow the student to assimilate future developments with justifiable confidence.

Text, Cases and Materials on Contract Law

Author: Richard Stone,James Devenney

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 131743448X

Category: Law

Page: 817

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Written by leading authors in the field, this clear and highly accessible volume provides full coverage of the topics commonly found in the contract law syllabus, alongside up-to-date illustrative case examples and stimulating commentary. Composed of approximately one-quarter authors’ commentaries and three-quarters cases and materials, including academics’ articles and extracts from books and Law Commission papers, this book takes account of a variety of theoretical perspectives, including economic, relational and empirical conceptions of the law. This book facilitates the development of personal study skills and encourages readers to engage with the leading academic commentaries in the area. Features to support your learning include: ? chapter introductions to highlight the salient features under discussion and signpost topics to guide readers through this comprehensive text; ? additional reading listed at the end of each chapter to assist further study and independent research; ? clear and attractive text design that differentiates between the authors’ commentaries and the materials; ? a companion website that provides skills materials and self-assessment tasks to help further your learning. The range of material covered, straightforward style and targeted updates to this fourth edition make Text, Cases and Materials on Contract Law a comprehensive and invaluable resource for all undergraduate and postgraduate students of contract law.

The Modern Law of Contract

Author: Richard Stone,James Devenney

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1315386844

Category: Law

Page: 538

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The Modern Law of Contract is a clear and logical textbook, written by an experienced author team with well over 50 years’ teaching and examining experience. Fully updated to address the Consumer Rights Act 2015 and recent key cases in Contract Law, it offers a carefully tailored overview of all key topics for LLB and GDL courses. The book also includes a number of learning features designed to enhance comprehension and aid exam preparation, allowing the reader to: ■ understand and remember core topics: boxed chapter summaries offer a useful checklist for students, while illustrative diagrams help to clarify difficult concepts; ■ identify important cases and assess their relevance: ‘Key case’ features highlight and contextualise the most significant cases; ■ reflect on how contract law operates in context: highlighted ‘For thought’ features ask students to consider ‘what if’ scenarios, while ‘in focus’ features offer critical commentary on the law; ■ consolidate learning and prepare for assessment: further reading lists and comparison website directions at the end of each chapter direct you to additional interactive resources to test and reinforce your knowledge. Clearly written and easy to use, The Modern Law of Contract enables undergraduate students of contract law to fully engage with the topic and gain a profound understanding of this fundamental area.

Fuller, Eisenberg and Gergen's Basic Contract Law, Concise 9th

Author: Lon L. Fuller,Melvin Aron Eisenberg,Mark P. Gergen

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9780314200341

Category: Law

Page: 944

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The Concise Edition is a stream-lined version for a four unit course. It omits note materials and cases and a few principal cases that are included in the longer version to under-score or elaborate upon the key principles in each unit. The Ninth Edition continues the approach of earlier editions in emphasizing rich, full-bodied versions of the principal cases, a functionalist approach to the problems of contract law, and analytical notes on such issues as the differences between classical and modern contract law and the role of the limits of cognition in contract law. The new edition includes a great number of new principal cases, including extensive coverage of pertinent materials in the new restatement of restitution and up to date materials on "rolling contracts."

Arizona Legal Research

Author: Tamara S. Herrera

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781531006846

Category: Legal research

Page: 140

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The research process -- Researching secondary authority -- Researching constitutions -- Researching statutes and court rules -- Researching legislative history -- Finding cases in reporters and online -- Researching cases in digests and online -- Researching administrative law -- Researching Arizona tribal law -- Updating research

Project Management

Author: Mr Dennis Lock

Publisher: Gower Publishing, Ltd.

ISBN: 1409474763

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 574

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Dennis Lock's masterly exposition of the principles and practice of project management has been pre-eminent in its field for 45 years. The Tenth Edition of Project Management explains the entire project management process in great detail, and includes brand new chapters on implementing management change projects and the role of senior management support. Everything is reinforced throughout with case examples and diagrams, many new for this edition. As with previous editions, meticulous care has been taken to ensure that the text is reader-friendly and free of unnecessary jargon, with clear diagrams and a construction that is logically organized, well indexed and simple to navigate. The result is certain to maintain this book's acclaimed status as the standard work for managers and students alike.