Commercial Paper and Payment Law, 16th

Author: Douglas J. Whaley

Publisher: Gilberts Law Summaries

ISBN: 9780314166494

Category: Law

Page: 226

View: 2932

The topics covered in this outline include types of commercial paper, negotiability, negotiation, holders in due course, and claims and defenses on negotiable instruments, including real defenses and personal defenses. Also discussed are liability of the parties (including merger rule, suits on the instrument, warranty suits, and conversion), bank deposits and collections, forgery or alteration of negotiable instruments, and electronic banking.

Scholarly Writing for Law Students

Seminar Papers, Law Review Notes and Law Review Competition Papers

Author: Elizabeth Fajans,Mary Falk

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781683282075

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 2602

This book fills an important niche in legal-writing literature by teaching law students how to write scholarly papers for seminars, law reviews, and law-review competitions and how to have their work recognized. It helps novices and more experienced scholars alike to write papers with a minimum of anxiety and a maximum of creativity. Employing a process theory of writing, the text first describes the enterprise of scholarly writing and then discusses techniques for brainstorming topics and theses, researching, drafting, and revising for substance and style. It covers both traditional doctrinal topics and newer areas like empirical studies. There are also chapters on footnotes, avoiding plagiarism, law review practice, and dissemination of student work through publication and submission to national writing competitions. Appendices provide a sample law-review competition paper, answers to in-text exercises, sample syllabi for scholarly writing courses, and a rubric for evaluating and editing scholarly papers and articles.

Academic Legal Writing

Law Rev Articles, Student Notes, Seminar Papers, and Getting on Law Rev

Author: Eugene Volokh

Publisher: Foundation Press

ISBN: 9781634598880

Category:

Page: 441

View: 3071

Designed to help law students write and publish articles, this text provides detailed instructions for every aspect of the law school writing, research, and publication process. Topics covered include law review articles and student notes, seminar term papers, how to shift from research to writing, cite-checking others' work, publishing, and publicizing written works. With supporting documents available on http://volokh.com/writing, the book helps law students and everyone else involved in academic legal writing: professors save time and effort communicating basic points to students; law schools satisfy the American Bar Association's second- and third-year writing requirements; and law reviews receive better notes from their staff. The Fifth Edition, based on the author's experience teaching his newly designed Intensive Editing Workshop and First Amendment Amicus Brief Clinic, adds material on editing, rebutting counterarguments, writing strategy, identifying and using the key assets of the article, fighting "the curse of knowledge," and submitting articles to law reviews. It also adds extra examples of sound writing, as well as editing exercises.

Problems and Materials on Commercial Law

Author: Douglas J. Whaley,Stephen M. McJohn

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454876107

Category: Law

Page: 1488

View: 1861

Clear, lucid, and extremely accessible, Problems and Materials on Commercial Law 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 in all fundamental areas of Commercial Law, including sales, payment systems, and secured transactions. A sensible, flexible organization follows the order of UCC Articles 2, 3, 4, and 9, and is adaptable to many teaching styles. Drawing on experience in both teaching and writing, the authors provide thorough and practical coverage using a popular problem approach. The text s effective format, manageable length, and inclusion of the most important cases make Problems and Materials on Commercial Law concise and efficient.

The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness

A Complete Handbook for the Use of the Lady in Polite Society ...

Author: Florence Hartley

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Etiquette

Page: 340

View: 6940

The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, And Manual of Politeness: A Complete Handbook for the Use of the by Florence Hartley, first published in 1872, is a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation. Restoration Editors' mission is to bring long out of print manuscripts back to life. Some smudges, annotations or unclear text may still exist, due to permanent damage to the original work. We believe the literary significance of the text justifies offering this reproduction, allowing a new generation to appreciate it.

Books Out Loud

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Audiobooks

Page: N.A

View: 980

The Sacred Formulas of the Cherokees

Author: James Mooney

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: N.A

Category: Cherokee Indians

Page: 97

View: 9495

The sacred formulas here given are selected from a collection of about six hundred, obtained on the Cherokee reservation in North Carolina in 1887 and 1888, and covering every subject pertaining to the daily life and thought of the Indian, including medicine, love, hunting, fishing, war, self-protection, destruction of enemies, witchcraft, the crops, the council, the ball play, etc., and, in fact, embodying almost the whole of the ancient religion of the Cherokees. The original manuscripts, now in the possession of the Bureau of Ethnology, were written by the shamans of the tribe, for their own use, in the Cherokee characters invented by Sikw�ya (Sequoyah) in 1821, and were obtained, with the explanations, either from the writers themselves or from their surviving relatives.

Practicing Environmental Law

Author: Todd Aagaard,David Owen,Justin Pidot

Publisher: Foundation Press

ISBN: 9781634593076

Category:

Page: N.A

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Practicing Environmental Law brings the excitement of environmental law practice into the classroom. The book covers the traditional subject matter of an environmental law course, but in a new way. Each chapter includes multiple case study-style problems, which confront students with an environmental problem and a range of supporting materials. As students work through the book, they will develop an environmental justice advocacy strategy, decide whether to bring novel Clean Air Act litigation to address climate change, consider whether fireworks displays are point sources of water pollution, assess whether the Army Corps of Engineers must prepare an environmental impact statement for a new utility line, negotiate an enforcement settlement, and negotiate the contents of a landscape-scale habitat conservation plan-among many other exercises. They also will review, and use, affidavits, administrative orders and guidance documents, biological opinions, white papers, letters, and other document types, in addition to many statutory and regulatory excerpts and court cases. In short, they will simulate the work that environmental attorneys actually do. The casebook, along with the accompanying online self-assessment questions written by the authors, will teach you the basics of environmental law, and also help you gain deeper understanding of, and heightened enthusiasm for, a crucially important legal field.

Problems and Materials on Secured Transactions

Author: Douglas J. Whaley,Stephen M. McJohn

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454886366

Category: Law

Page: 432

View: 1969

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

Problems and Materials on the Sale and Lease of Goods

Author: Douglas J. Whaley,Stephen M. McJohn

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454874856

Category: Law

Page: 504

View: 6011

Clear, lucid, and extremely accessible, Problems and Materials on the Sale and Lease of Goods helps students understand black letter law and the statutory language of Articles 2, 2A, 5, and 7 in the Uniform Commercial Code and related federal statutes. A sensible, flexible organization follows the order of the UCC, and is 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. The text s effective format, manageable length, and inclusion of the most important cases make Problems and Materials on the Sale and Lease of Goods concise and efficient. A Teacher s Manual provides sample syllabi, answers to all the problems in the text, and suggestions on the best ways to teach various topics. Hallmark features of Problems and Materials on the Sale and Lease of Goods: Uniform Commercial Code Thorough and up-to-date Manageable length Concise and lucid Effective format makes black letter law accessible and helps students understand statutory language Sensible, flexible organization follows the order of UCC Articles 2, 2A, 5, and 7 Adaptable to many teaching styles Popular problems approach straightforward and practical problems, with interesting fact patterns, illustrate the relevant issues and their resolution and help to put the consumer law statutes and regulations into context Distinguished authorship draws on experience in both teaching and writing Includes most important cases to illustrate the reactions of the courts to the issues Thoroughly updated, the Seventh Edition presents: An introduction to the UCC, especially as it addresses sales law Multiple-choice assessment questions, with analysis, for each chapter New cases, including: In re Sony Gaming Networks and Customer Data Security Breach Litigation; Western Dermatology Consultants, P.C. v. VitalWorks; Fish Net, Inc. v. ProfitCenter Software, Inc.; Deere & Co. v. Cabelka; Minkler v. Apple; Bissinger v. New Country Buffet; Hanwha Azdel, Inc. v. C & D Zodiac; Timoschuk v. Daimler Trucks North America; and Peace River Seed Co-Operative, Ltd. v. Proseeds Marketing, Inc. UCC Article 2 on Sales has increasingly been used to resolve disputes about software licenses and other high tech transactions. There are also interesting case development on the core areas of sales, such as warranty, acceptance, and remedies for breach, along with the ability of the parties to contract around the default rules of Article 2 Updated discussions of equipment leasing, of the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, of the effect of the Magnuson-Moss Act on privity, causation in warranty actions, and of the requirement that consumers give notice of breach of warranty Continued uncertainty about the application of the battle of the forms rule to common clauses, such as choice of forum provisions Effectiveness on limitations on remedies in high-tech and chemical contracts Widespread use of electronic documents of title, together with more state adoptions of most recent version of UCC Article 7

The Magna Carta Manifesto

Liberties and Commons for All

Author: Peter Linebaugh

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520260007

Category: History

Page: 376

View: 1142

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Beyond the Basics

A Text for Advanced Legal Writing

Author: Mary Barnard Ray,Barbara J. Cox

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9780314271662

Category: Law

Page: 493

View: 1013

This how-to writing guide helps lawyers and law students master the full array of legal writing tasks and become adept and agile writers. While chapters focus on specific legal writing tasks, they also teach sophisticated writing techniques and how to use them effectively in a legal context. Chapters cover statutes, jury instructions, contracts, issues, objective and persuasive statements of fact, discussion sections and arguments, pleadings, documents for motion practice, interrogatories, correspondence (including electronic forms), opinion letters, wills and trusts, and research papers.

Predictably Irrational

The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions

Author: Dan Ariely

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 006135323X

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 280

View: 9610

Intelligent, lively, humorous, and thoroughly engaging, "The Predictably Irrational" explains why people often make bad decisions and what can be done about it.

Nudge

Improving Decisions About Health, Wealth, and Happiness

Author: Richard H. Thaler,Cass R. Sunstein

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101655097

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

View: 3138

From the winner of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics, Richard H. Thaler, and Cass R. Sunstein: a revelatory look at how we make decisions—for fans of Malcolm Gladwell’s Blink and Daniel Kahneman’s Thinking Fast and Slow New York Times bestseller Named a Best Book of the Year by The Economist and the Financial Times Every day we make choices—about what to buy or eat, about financial investments or our children’s health and education, even about the causes we champion or the planet itself. Unfortunately, we often choose poorly. Nudge is about how we make these choices and how we can make better ones. Using dozens of eye-opening examples and drawing on decades of behavioral science research, Nobel Prize winner Richard H. Thaler and Harvard Law School professor Cass R. Sunstein show that no choice is ever presented to us in a neutral way, and that we are all susceptible to biases that can lead us to make bad decisions. But by knowing how people think, we can use sensible “choice architecture” to nudge people toward the best decisions for ourselves, our families, and our society, without restricting our freedom of choice. More than 750,000 copies sold

One L

The Turbulent True Story of a First Year at Harvard Law School

Author: Scott Turow

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

ISBN: 9781429939560

Category: Law

Page: 337

View: 1916

One L, Scott Turow's journal of his first year at law school introduces and a best-seller when it was first published in 1977, has gone on to become a virtual bible for prospective law students. Not only does it introduce with remarkable clarity the ideas and issues that are the stuff of legal education; it brings alive the anxiety and competiveness--with others and, even more, with oneself--that set the tone in this crucible of character building. Turow's multidimensional delving into his protagonists' psyches and his marvelous gift for suspense prefigure the achievements of his celebrated first novel, Presumed Innocent, one of the best-selling and most talked about books of 1987. Each September, a new crop of students enter Harvard Law School to begin an intense, often grueling, sometimes harrowing year of introduction to the law. Turow's group of One Ls are fresh, bright, ambitious, and more than a little daunting. Even more impressive are the faculty: Perini, the dazzling, combative professor of contracts, who presents himself as the students' antagonist in their struggle to master his subject; Zechman, the reserved professor of torts who seems so indecisive the students fear he cannot teach; and Nicky Morris, a young, appealing man who stressed the humanistic aspects of law. Will the One Ls survive? Will they excel? Will they make the Law Review, the outward and visible sign of success in this ultra-conservative microcosm? With remarkable insight into both his fellows and himself, Turow leads us through the ups and downs, the small triumphs and tragedies of the year, in an absorbing and throught-provoking narrative that teaches the reader not only about law school and the law but about the human beings who make them what they are. In the new afterword for this edition of One L, the author looks back on law school from the perspective of ten years' work as a lawyer and offers some suggestions for reforming legal education.

Problems and Materials on Payment Law

Author: Douglas J. Whaley,Stephen M. McJohn

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 9781454863328

Category: Law

Page: 600

View: 9617

Clear, lucid, and extremely accessible, Problems and Materials on Payment Law helps students understand black letter law and the statutory language in the Uniform Commercial Code, the Electronic Fund Transfer Act, and the Expedited Funds Availability Act. A sensible, flexible organization follows the order of UCC Articles 3, 4, and 8, and is 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. The text s effective format, manageable length, and inclusion of the most important cases make Problems and Materials on Payment Law concise and efficient. A Teacher s Manual provides sample syllabi, answers to all the problems in the text, and suggestions on the best ways to teach various topics."