Problems and Materials on Commercial Law

Author: Douglas J. Whaley

Publisher: Aspen Law & Business

ISBN: 9780735570719

Category: Law

Page: 1111

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Continuing to attract new users to his Commercial Law casebook edition after edition, Douglas J. Whaley's problem-based text is straightforward, student-friendly, and eminently practical. Problems and Materials on Commercial Law, now in a Ninth Edition, covers the most recent case and statutory developments in all of the major areas: Sales, Payment Systems, and Secured Transactions. the hallmark features that have made this "Whaley book" so effective: complete coverage of all of the relevant statutes and major cases, including materials and problems on Sales, Payment Systems, and Secured Transactions the latest changes in (and cases relating to) U.C.C. Articles 2, 3, 4, and 9 well-crafted problems that progress from simple to more complex a clear and straightforward writing style that doesn't hide the ball a sensible organization--a modular approach that follows the order of the U.C.C. and adapts to a range of teaching choices Updated throughout with recent cases and new and updated problems, the Ninth Edition includes: coverage of the new Federal Reserve regulation on remotely-created checks expanded treatment of Check 21 greater detail in all sections on electronic banking For a proven-effective approach to teaching Commercial Law, turn to Douglas J. Whaley's Problems and Materials on Commercial Law, Ninth Edition. Its straightforward style, practical problems, and flexible organization will complement and support your teaching as it gives your students a solid understanding of Commercial Law topics. Author Website: www.aspenlawschool.com/whaley_commerciallaw9

Problems in Contract Law

Cases and Materials

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

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 1543801471

Category: Law

Page: 1248

View: 6661

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In Problems in Contract Law: Cases and Materials, Ninth Edition, by Charles L. Knapp, Nathan M. Crystal, and Harry G. Prince, a balance of traditional and contemporary cases reflect the development and complexity of contract law. Explanatory notes and text place classic and contemporary cases in their larger legal context, while 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. New to the Ninth Edition: Seven new cases that reflect advances in or improved statements of contract law Two restored cases (Kirksey v. Kirksey and Hill v. Jones) that provide valuable perspectives on fundamental areas of contract law Eight new problems (including seven net additions and one replacement) to provide more review options for teachers and students and to add contemporary fact patterns A new, two-color design featuring interesting photographs illustrating people and places discussed in some of the cases Editing of note and text material to reduce length without affecting coverage Reorganization of text and comment material to focus comments primarily on historical developments, allowing professors flexibility in assigning or deleting comments Student accessibility to deleted cases from prior editions through Connected Casebook, allowing professors the further flexibility of continuing to easily assign cases for which they have a particular preference Professors and students will benefit from: Flexible application for professors with various teaching methodologies: traditional, problem, theoretical, and practical A mixture of classic and contemporary cases The authors’ emphasis on accessibility of the material—rejecting a hide-the-ball approach Review questions at the end of each chapter that are primarily designed for students to perform self-assessments of their grasp of the material. Answers with explanations are included in an appendix within the book.

Problems and Materials on Debtor and Creditor Law

Author: Douglas J. Whaley,Jeffrey W. Morris

Publisher: Aspen Law & Business

ISBN: 9780735558625

Category: Law

Page: 466

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For a clear and straightforward explanation of the complexities of bankruptcy law, turn to this fully revised, problem-oriented casebook. PROBLEMS AND MATERIALS ON DEBTOR AND CREDITOR LAW, Third Edition, demystifies the new Bankruptcy Act as it illustrates and demonstrates important rules and concepts. This student-friendly casebook takes a practical approach to the subject: uses a lively mix of problems, text, and cases comprehensive coverage provides a solid introduction to the Bankruptcy Code, statutory rules, and issues of bankruptcy law popular problems approach allows students to focus on the nuts and bolts of the law as it is actually applied in practice carefully chosen cases demonstrate how the overall bankruptcy system works clear and lucid writing style sensible organization, beginning with an overview of bankruptcy law manageable length, due to the concise, efficient, and effective format of the book The new edition addresses: the new Bankruptcy Act, recently enacted by Congress after eight years of deliberation major statutory changes in bankruptcy law reflected in completely updated material new cases necessary adjustments for class preparation, conveniently presented in the updated Teachers Manual

Evidence Under the Rules

Text, Cases, and Problems

Author: Christopher B. Mueller,Laird C. Kirkpatrick,Liesa L. Richter

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 1454899689

Category: Law

Page: 1024

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Buy a new version of this Connected Casebook and receive access to the online e-book, practice questions from your favorite study aids, and an outline tool on CasebookConnect, the all in one learning solution for law school students. CasebookConnect offers you what you need most to be successful in your law school classes—portability, meaningful feedback, and greater efficiency. Evidence Under the Rules: Text, Cases, and Problems is one of the most widely-adopted Evidence casebooks ever published. Structured around the Federal Rules of Evidence, the book contains carefully edited cases and secondary materials, as well as numerous problems that allow students to apply concepts during classroom exercises or on their own. Text boxes provide interesting background on select cases and additional perspectives on key issues. The Ninth Edition has been updated to include the most recent Evidence cases and developments, as well as insights into recent and pending amendments to the Federal Rules. It has been streamlined by shortening or eliminating some notes, making it even more user-friendly. It contains applications of evidence law to factual scenarios that students are likely to find particularly interesting. New to the Ninth Edition: Discussion of recent influential cases, including the Supreme Court’s decisions in Ohio v. Clark and Pena-Rodriguez v. Colorado, as well as the most contemporary federal circuit and trial court decisions New problems exploring issues on Rule 404(b) evidence, Rule 410 protections for plea bargaining statements, the Rule 606(b) ban on postverdict juror testimony, demonstrative aids, and attorney-client privilege New Comment/Perspective boxes on issues of “corporate character evidence” and the use of handwriting experts to authenticate writings after Daubert Discussion of recent amendments to the Federal Rules, such as the amendment to the Rule 803(16) Ancient Documents hearsay exception, as well as discussion of the pending proposal to amend the Rule 807 Residual exception to the hearsay rule Professors and students will benefit from: Introductory text that provides a foundation for understanding the cases and materials that follow Numerous problems that treat cutting-edge issues, allowing students to apply important concepts to contemporary evidentiary problems Guidance for answering Note questions to assist students in understanding how to approach nuanced evidentiary questions “Comment/Perspective” text boxes that provide broader perspectives to aid in understanding doctrine CasebookConnect features: ONLINE E-BOOK Law school comes with a lot of reading, so access your enhanced e-book anytime, anywhere to keep up with your coursework. Highlight, take notes in the margins, and search the full text to quickly find coverage of legal topics. PRACTICE QUESTIONS Quiz yourself before class and prep for your exam in the Study Center. Practice questions from Examples & Explanations, Emanuel Law Outlines, Emanuel Law in a Flash flashcards, and other best-selling study aid series help you study for exams while tracking your strengths and weaknesses to help optimize your study time. OUTLINE TOOL Most professors will tell you that starting your outline early is key to being successful in your law school classes. The Outline Tool automatically populates your notes and highlights from the e-book into an editable format to accelerate your outline creation and increase study time later in the semester.

Payment Systems and Other Financial Transactions

Cases, Materials, and Problems

Author: Ronald J. Mann

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 508

View: 3634

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For a thorough explanation of the legal systems that govern the full range of payment transactions, instructors can depend on Payment Systems and other financial transactions: Cases, Materials and Problems, Second Edition. When you review the Second Edition be sure to notice its: extraordinary authorship; Ronald J. Mann is one of the country's leading commercial law scholars and currently serves as Reporter for revisions tot he UCC articles related to checks unmatched breadth of coverage, including checks, credit cards, debit cards, ACH transactions, wire transfers, letters of credit, notes, guaranties, and securities effective application of the systems approach, grounded in detailed, practical explanations of how payment systems actually work text and problems that focus on how the rules apply in practice organization into 25 assignments, each including realistic problems that cover the major points students need to master extensive Teacher's Manual, with answers to all the problems in the book, plus specific guidance for structuring the assingments around a 50-minute, 75-minute, or two-hour class The Second Edition presents: an assignment on ACH Transactions cases interpreting the 1990 versions of Article 3 and 4: Gina Chin & Associates v. First Union Bank, Heritage Bank v. Lovett, and Grain Traders, Inc. v. Citibank coverage of proposed revisions of Articles 3 and 4 Transition Guide in the Teacher's Manual To show your students how theory translates into practice, use Payment Systems and Other Financial Transactions: Cases, Materials, and Problems, Second Edition, in your next course.

Contracts

Cases and Doctrine

Author: Randy E. Barnett

Publisher: Aspen Law & Business

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 1134

View: 660

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For a casebook that smoothly mixes the lastest cases with more of the classics than any other book, choose Randy Barnett's Contracts: Cases and Doctrines. Now in its Third Edition, this popular casebook successfully employs a student-friendly 'back-to basics' approach. When you examine the casebook, be sure to notice its: flexible modular organization; the book begins with Remedies, but chapters can easily be rearranged to suit instructor preferences longer, more lightly-edited opinions that train students to sift through decisions to identify the most pertinent facts and reasoning memorable fact patterns to enliven study and provide more provocative contrasts unique background information that makes cases come alive and puts them in context study guide questions before most materials that help students focus their reading The Third Edition smoothly integrates e-commerce cases and materials including: 'click-through' agreements 'shrink-wrap' agreements telephone sales statute of frauds and unconscionablility excerpts from the new Uniform Electronic Transactions Act (UETA) and the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act (UCITA) proposed revisions to the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) In addition, the Third Edition features: captivating cases like CNA & American Casualty v. Arlyn Phonenix background material on avoiding problems of assent with e-commerce, the UN convention on contracts for the sale of goods, and Alaska Packers Association v. Domenico a significantly revised Teacher's Manual, with transition guide and sample syllabi

Bankruptcy and Debtor/creditor

Examples and Explanations

Author: Brian A. Blum

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735561842

Category: Law

Page: 598

View: 9528

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To keep pace with the recent major changes in bankruptcy law, noted author Brian Blum presents a completely revised edition of his popular study guide, BANKRUPCTY AND DEBTOR/CREDITOR: Examples & Explanations. This comprehensive paperback is well known for its effectiveness in helping students understand the many rules, principles, and policies of the area. The book earns the loyalty of both students and instructors for its: distinguished authorship from Brian Blum, who has written other successful titles in the Examples & Explanations Series and is a recognized master of the method time-tested examples and explanations that clarify potentially confusing material exceptionally clear and engaging writing organization and coverage that tracks the leading casebooks in Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Law problems that allow students to test their understanding of the law The Fourth Edition responds to the 2005 Bankruptcy Act: the Fourth Edition will be updated to reflect changes in bankruptcy law since 2004, and will concentrate particularly on changes made by the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005. the entire text is revised to correspond to current practice new and updated examples and explanations focus on areas of change new cases illustrate key points BANKRUPTCY AND DEBTOR/CREDITOR LAW: Examples & Explanations, Fourth Edition, provides the extra help students need to master fundamental concepts in this dynamic area. Be sure to recommend this timely and dependable study guide to your next class.