Foreign Relations Law

Cases and Materials

Author: Curtis A. Bradley,Jack L. Goldsmith

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454846658

Category: Law

Page: 912

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A leading casebook in foreign relations, this title examines the constitutional and statutory law that regulates the conduct of contemporary U.S. foreign relations. It offers a compelling mix of case and non-case materials with a focus on U.S. affairs abroad and international cases in which the U.S. exercises jurisdiction. Features: Reorganizes the material into three thematic parts, concerning the government institutions that interact with foreign relations law, the role of international law in the U.S. legal system, and the legal issues associated with international crime, war, and terrorism. Explores the implications of the Supreme Court's restriction of human rights litigation under the Alien Tort Statute in Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum. Contains updated materials on the war on terrorism, including materials relating to targeted killing, electronic surveillance, and the use of military commissions. Takes account of recent lower court decisions, such as the Third Circuit's decision in United States v. Bond (concerning the scope of the treaty power), and the Fourth Circuit's decision in Yousuf v. Samantar (concerning foreign official immunity and deference to the Executive Branch). Considers the domestic and international law issues associated with U.S. efforts to combat piracy and try pirates in U.S. courts. Excerpts and analyzes the Supreme Court's latest decision concerning the political question doctrine Zivotofsky v. Clinton

Criminal Procedures

Cases, Statutes, Executive Materials

Author: Marc L. Miller,Ronald F. Wright

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454858915

Category: Law

Page: 1584

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Criminal Procedures: Cases, Statutes, and Executive Materials is noted for its comprehensive coverage and excellent selection and editing of cases and materials. The book is known for its special focus on a rich selection of materials from multiple institutions, including primary materials from U.S. Supreme Court cases, state high court cases, state and federal statutes, rules of procedure, and police and prosecutorial policies, along with materials from social science studies. The new edition retains the casebook’s engaging writing style and division of materials into “teachable chunks.” Updated cases are chosen for their contemporary accuracy and feel, to complement essential cases of historical value. Taken together, the principal materials highlight procedural variety, focus on real process topics, provide the political context, and consider the impact of procedures on the various parties involved. The scholarly expertise and experience of the authors is especially reflected in the Criminal Procedure II materials, which includes coverage of prosecutorial charging, plea bargaining, and sentencing. Their frequent use of Problems gives instructors options for applying concepts and doctrines in realistic practice settings.

Conflict of Laws

Cases and Materials

Author: Lea Brilmayer,Jack L. Goldsmith

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 900

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Long recognized as a dependable source for a solid analytical framework, Conflict of Laws: Cases and Materials helps students understand this complicated area of the law. The casebook retains its effective features: a balance of historical and recent cases, with problems that test the application of case analysis equal coverage of theoretical and practical aspects of Conflicts focus on choice of law broad coverage of Conflicts in the international arena The Fifth Edition introduces several exciting changes: the added insight of new co-author Jack L. Goldsmith, a highly-regarded scholar a chapter on Conflicts problems involving the Internet, offering a comprehensive treatment of the issue thorough analysis of Conflicts problems in same-sex marriages more materials on the Restatement (Second) of Conflicts and the problem of contractual choice of law

Whiskey, Whisky & Co. für Dummies

Author: Perry Luntz

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527642994

Category: Cooking

Page: 329

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Berauschend wirken sie, auf Sinne und Geist: Whiskey, Wodka, Gin und andere Spirituosen. Perry Luntz erzählt Ihnen die Geschichte der "geistigen" Getränke und erklärt, wie sie hergestellt werden. Außerdem zeigt er die Unterschiede und Qualitätsmerkmale von Whiskeys, Wodkas, Brandys, Rums und Co. auf. Sie finden hier einige Vorschläge für leckere Drinks, mit denen Sie richtig ausspannen können. So verschaffen Sie sich einen Überblick und lernen mit Scharfblick das nächste Spirituosenregal zu sondieren.

International Civil Litigation in United States Courts

Author: Gary B. Born,Peter B. Rutledge

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454823976

Category: Law

Page: 1296

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Written by two leading scholar-practitioners in the field, International Civil Litigation in United States Courts offers a unique combination of excerpts of cases and materials, commentary, and detailed notes--in an accessible framework that integrates topics seamlessly. Much like the newly released edition of Mr. Born's International Arbitration casebook, this text promises to be the leader in its field. The Fifth Edition provides a thoroughly updated survey of the field, canvassing recent developments, such as the stream-of-commerce theory of personal jurisdiction, the immunity of government officials after Samantar , and the extraterritorial application of federal statutes after Morrison . Each chapter contains non-U.S. materials which support a comparative study of the topics covered in the book. International Civil Litigation in United States Courts features broad and inclusive coverage a manageable and transparent organization of topics extraordinary authorship that brings a wealth of experience in teaching and practice to every page integrated coverage of conflicts of laws enduring value as a reference source Updated throughout, highlights of the Fifth Edition reflect significant developments in the field: analyzes the most recent Supreme Court decisions in the field like Samantar, Morrison and the upcoming stream of commerce cases traces subsequent lower court activity following path breaking decisions like Sosa and Intel covers major legislative activity like the recent overhaul of the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act even greater emphasis on comparative analysis of the topics covered such as jurisdiction, judgments and forum selection

Financial Modeling

Author: Sebastian Prexl,Michael Bloss,Dietmar Ernst,Christoph Haas,Joachim Häcker,Bernhard Röck

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783791035413

Category:

Page: 640

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Gefühle lesen

Wie Sie Emotionen erkennen und richtig interpretieren

Author: Paul Ekman

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783662532386

Category: Psychology

Page: 397

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Pokerface und Unschuldsmiene Befinden wir uns im Würgegriff unserer Gefühle? Oder vermögen wir unsere Emotionen zu kontrollieren? Spüren wir, wenn wir emotional werden, und spüren wir es rechtzeitig? Wie kündigt sich eine emotionale Reaktion in unserem Inneren an? Und sehen andere, was in uns vorgeht? Verrät uns das Gesicht unseres Gegenübers, was er oder sie gerade empfindet? Interpretieren wir Gefühlsausdrücke richtig? Und wie leicht lassen wir uns täuschen? Können wir lernen, unausgesprochene Gefühle bei uns und bei anderen sensibler wahrzunehmen und in angemessener Weise mit dieser Information umzugehen? So viele Fragen – und so wichtig für unser tägliches Miteinander. Der renommierte Psychologe Paul Ekman entfaltet in diesem Buch ein faszinierendes Panorama der Erkenntnisse aus der Emotions- und Gesichterforschung. Er erläutert, wie Gefühle entstehen und wie sie sich in unserer Mimik äußern. Und er zeigt, wie wir dieses Wissen in unseren zwischenmenschlichen Beziehungen praktisch anwenden können. Damit ist sein Buch beides: eine spannende Reise in ein facettenreiches Forschungsfeld und ein Leitfaden für einen bewussteren Umgang mit den eigenen Gefühlen und den Emotionen anderer. Die 2. Auflage enthält ein zusätzliches Kapitel über "Lügen und Emotionen". Niemand in der Welt hat Gesichtsausdrücke so intensiv untersucht wie Paul Ekman. In Gefühle lesen präsentiert er – klar, lebhaft und leicht zugänglich – seine faszinierenden Beobachtungen über die offenen und versteckten Ausdrücke von Gefühlen, denen wir Tag für Tag Hunderte von Malen begegnen, die wir aber so oft falsch verstehen oder gar nicht wahrnehmen. Seit Darwins Der Ausdruck der Gemütsbewegungen bei den Menschen und den Tieren hat es kein derart breit angelegtes und einsichtsreiches Buch mehr zu diesem Thema gegeben. Oliver Sacks Paul Ekman hat mit Gefühle lesen ein wunderbares Buch vorgelegt, das helfen möchte, Emotionen richtig zu erkennen und zu interpretieren. Gehirn & Geist Paul Ekman, Pionier der Mimikforschung, eröffnet mit seinem neuen Buch Gefühle lesen allen die Chance, Gefühle besser zu verstehen. Hamburger Abendblatt Ein herausragendes Beispiel populärwissenschaftlicher Literatur. New Scientist Gefühle lesen wird jeden Leser emotional intelligenter machen. Daniel Goleman, Autor von Emotionale Intelligenz

Encyclopedia of Business Information Sources

Author: Linda D. Hall

Publisher: Gale Cengage

ISBN: 9780787697037

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1314

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Each updated edition of this detailed resource identifies nearly 35,000 live, print and electronic sources of information listed under more than 1,100 alphabetically arranged subjects -- industries and business concepts and practices. Edited by business information expert James Woy.

International and Transnational Criminal Law

Author: David Luban,Julie R. O'Sullivan,David P. Stewart

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 1454896302

Category: Law

Page: 1368

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This comprehensive and versatile book covers both international criminal law and the application of US criminal law transnationally. It has chapters on each of the core crimes (aggression, genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes), as well as separate chapters on the international tribunals from Nuremberg on and the ICC. Other chapters treat modes of liability, defenses, crimes against women, and alternatives to criminal prosecution in post-conflict societies. Thus the book can be used for courses focusing entirely on international criminal law and accountability for core crimes. But it also covers US criminal law in transnational contexts, including money laundering, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, and terrorism. In addition, it includes chapters on extradition, evidence gathering abroad, comparative criminal procedure and comparative sentencing, and US constitutional rights abroad. Introductory chapters on the nature of international criminal law, transnational jurisdiction, and the basics of public international law make the book accessible to students with no prior background. New to the 3rd Edition: Recent developments in the international tribunals, including the Habré trial in the African Extraordinary Chamber Updates on post-Morrison jurisdictional developments and the treatment of jurisdiction in the Restatement (Fourth) of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States Activation of the crime of aggression by the ICC; cyber-attacks as aggression Recent war crimes jurisprudence and the treatment of war crimes in the US Department of Defense Law of War Manual A thorough revision of the ICC chapter including the Lubanga sentencing decisions and the Comoros decision on gravity Recent ICC jurisprudence on modes of liability Latest FCPA prosecution standards New cases on immunities and extradition Professors and students will benefit from: Versatility: Can be used for courses on international criminal law, and also for courses on US criminal law applied across borders Self-contained introductory chapters on basic public international law, transnational jurisdiction, and the nature of criminal law Detailed treatment of “headline” issues including torture, terrorism, and war crimes Readable background on historical context Teaching materials include: Comprehensive teacher’s manual, including the authors’ own teaching notes Discussion problems

National Security Law

Author: N.A

Publisher: Aspen Law & Business

ISBN: 9780735556140

Category: Law

Page: 1142

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Please Visit the Companion website: www.aspenlawschool.com/dycus_nationalsecurity4 For the broadest exploration of both constitutional and domestic law issues in national security, as well as thoughtful treatment of related international law topics, join your many colleagues who have made National Security Law the top-selling casebook in its field. This thorough revision preserves the features that earned the book such widespread use: a cohesive thematic framework for an examination of law and process for using American force abroad, intelligence gathering, counterterrorism, homeland security and related civil liberties concerns, and access to sensitive government information in a democracy a rich, well-balanced selection of primary materials, including judicial opinions, executive orders, executive branch legal memoranda, statutes, and legislative history descriptive text that provides context and informative historical and background information current and comprehensive coverage of the very latest developments in the war on terrorism, torture, the Iraq War, the USA PATRIOT Act, and related issues an extensive Teacher's Manual -- more than 400 pages, with detailed explanations and analysis -- completely revised to correspond to the Fourth Edition the expertise of a highly respected author team Changes for the Fourth Edition update content and simplify teaching: full treatment of all important issues and developments in the aftermath of September 11, including the USA PATRIOT Act and its amendments, the Iraq War, detention without process, torture, extraordinary rendition, the Department of Homeland Security, border and transportation security, military commissions, intelligence reform legislation, and more significant new cases, such as Hamdi v. Rumsfeld, Padilla v. Rumsfeld, U.S. v. Al-Arian, Detroit Free Press v. Ashcroft, U.S. v. Moussaoui, Peoples Mojahedin Organization of Iran v. Department of State, Rasul v. Bush, Doe v. Ashcroft, and Tenet v. Doe the middle chapters of the book are reorganized to facilitate the treatment of intelligence gathering and detention, break larger chapters into smaller ones that allow professors greater ease in assignments, and reflect important developments since the previous edition