Prosser, Wade and Schwartz's Torts

Cases and Materials

Author: Victor E. Schwartz,Kathryn Kelly,David F. Partlett

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 1276

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Combining excellence in scholarship and ease of use, this best-selling casebook engages readers in and encourages critical thinking about tort law with its compelling stories, crisply edited classic tort cases, and discussion of legislation and new public policy. Unbiased in its approach and organized in manageable sections of information, the casebook expands law students understanding of tort law doctrine and rationale with helpful notes, memorable cases and statutes, and discussion of topics such as the increasing influence of legislatures on the common law of torts. This immensely popular casebook combines the best of the new tort cases while preserving the classics. It captures new trends and controversies in the law of torts, but the cases and notes are presented to allow the Professor to inject his or her perspectives and ideas without fighting the materials. Case selection for principal and note cases favors exemplifying cutting-edge doctrine and policy, while favoring memorable factual scenarios. Case selection of principal cases is based on well-written opinions, geographic as well as viewpoint diversity, and a mix of mainstream opinion with the occasional outlier or minority opinion, all designed to emphasize fundamental principles and contemporary policy debates. Through questions in the notes, students are prodded to think of themselves as lawyers actively engaged in practicing and making the law, not just as students passively engaged in studying it. Both theory and practicality permeate the book. The way cases are edited and the topics covered (including proof issues, joint and several liability, damages, and wrongful death and survival) make it particularly suitable for emphasizing procedural issues, litigation and counseling strategy, and legal reasoning. It focuses principally on the development of the common law, but also includes statutory changes, including tort reform legislation, as appropriate. Comparative law enlightens the applicable law and policy at critical junctures such as defamation, privacy, and causation.

Bioprocesses and Biotechnology for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals

Author: Fereidoon Shahidi,Jean-Richard Neeser,J. Bruce German

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0824757165

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 484

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This reference compiles a broad spectrum of perspectives from specialists in academic, governmental, and industrial research settings to demonstrate the influence of biochemistry and biotechnological applications on functional food developments. Focusing on topics not covered in depth in other texts on the subject, the book analyzes the nutritional and physiological benefits of functional foods, the effect and development of active ingredients in functional foods, and consumer and regulatory issues that will influence biotechnological advancements in the food industry. It also Illustrates the expanding role of functional foods and nutraceuticals in the promotion of human health.

Examples & Explanations for The Law of Torts

Author: Joseph W. Glannon

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454860634

Category: Law

Page: 710

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A favorite among successful students, and often recommended by professors, the unique Examples & Explanations series gives you extremely clear introductions to concepts followed by realistic examples that mirror those presented in the classroom throughout the semester. Use at the beginning and midway through the semester to deepen your understanding through clear explanations, corresponding hypothetical fact patterns, and analysis. Then use to study for finals by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the accompanying analysis. Designed to complement your casebook, the trusted Examples & Explanations titles get right to the point in a conversational, often humorous style that helps you learn the material each step of the way and prepare for the exam at the end of the course. The unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations series is invaluable to teach yourself the subject from the first day of class until your last review before the final. Each guide: helps you learn new material by working through chapters that explain each topic in simple language challenges your understanding with hypotheticals similar to those presented in class provides valuable opportunity to study for the final by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the corresponding analysis quickly gets to the point in conversational style laced with humor remains a favorite among law school students is often recommended by professors who encourage the use of study guides works with ALL the major casebooks, suits any class on a given topic provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures

Knowing the Suffering of Others

Legal Perspectives on Pain and Its Meanings

Author: Austin Sarat

Publisher: University of Alabama Press

ISBN: 0817357688

Category: Law

Page: 253

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"This volume is the product of a symposium held at the University of Alabama School of Law on March 30, 2012."--Acknowledgments.

Law and Justice in a Globalized World

Proceedings of the Asia-Pacific Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Depok, Indonesia, November 7-9, 2016: Topics in Law and Justice

Author: Harkristuti Harkrisnowo,Hikmahanto Juwana,Yu Un Oppusunggu

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351840452

Category: Social Science

Page: 272

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The book consists of a selection of papers presented at the Asia-Pacific Research Conference on Social Sciences and Humanities. It contains essays on current legal issues in law and justice, and their role and transformation in a globalizing world. Topics covered include human rights, criminal law, good governance, democracy, foreign investment, and regional integration. The conference focused on Asia and the Pacific, two regions where law has taken an important position in creating and shaping the regional integrations, new legal institutions, and norms. This reconfirms the idea that the legal system is extremely important in the global world. This book provides new insights and new horizons on how law and justice took part in globalizing human interaction, especially in the Asia-Pacific region.

Arbitration

Is it Fair when Forced? : Hearing Before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, First Session, October 13, 2011

Author: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Arbitration agreements, Commercial

Page: 170

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Torts

Keyed to Prosser/Wade/Schwartz, Eleventh Edition

Author: Steven Emanuel

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735563039

Category: Law

Page: 680

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The most trusted name in law school outlines, Emanuel Law Outlines support your class preparation, provide reference for your outline creation, and supply a comprehensive breakdown of topic matter for your entire study process. Created by Steven Emanuel, these course outlines have been relied on by generations of law students. Each title includes both capsule and detailed versions of the critical issues and key topics you must know to master the course. Also included are exam questions with model answers, an alpha-list of cases, and a cross reference table of cases for all of the leading casebooks. Emanuel Law Outline Features: 1 outline choice among law students Comprehensive review of all major topics Capsule summary of all topics Cross-reference table of cases Time-saving format Great for exam prep