This groundbreaking work remains the only introductory student treatise on feminist legal theory. Martha Chamallas surveys the full range of legal issues affecting women, from rape and domestic violence to workplace discrimination and taxation issues. Her historical approach, which traces the evolution of legal feminism from the 1970s to the present, is especially valuable for [More]
This is the 2017 Supplement to Kerr’s Computer Crime Law 3d.
Written by leading scholars, each title in the “Introduction to Law” series contains comprehensive treatment in black-letter style. Featuring footnotes citing to case law, statutory and other authorities, these volumes are ideal for in-depth research on particular issues and points of law.
Recently, new methods of dispute resolution in matters of family law—such as arbitration, mediation, and conciliation—have created new forms of legal culture that affect minority communities throughout the world. There are now multiple ways of obtaining restitution through nontraditional alternative dispute resolution (ADR) mechanisms. For some, the emergence of ADRs can be understood as part [More]
The third edition of Gavil, Kovacic and Baker’s Antitrust Law in Perspective: Cases, Concepts and Problems in Competition Policy thoroughly updates the second edition. It includes a more accessible treatment of the rule of reason, a further modernized treatment of collusion, the most comprehensive merger chapter available, an innovative new chapter on distribution strategies, and [More]
“The obvious audiences for this work are the patients that have suffered from malpractice and the doctors who have treated them, but it will also be of interest to anyone researching the history behind the rising cost of medical care. The work, written by an, begins with a chapter on protecting oneself from medical mistakes. [More]
Complete introduction to tort law that lays out the basic foundations of the law as well as real world examples. The author provides an in-depth discussion of tort law, combined with a solid foundation in the practicalities of daily legal work. Features: Easy-to-read and engaging style utilizes numerous examples and illustrations, emphasizing the practical nature [More]
This Series 6 study guide includes Series 6 practice test questions. Our Series 6 study guide contains easy-to-read essential summaries that highlight the key areas of the Series 6 test. Mometrix’s Series 6 test study guide reviews the most important components of the Series 6 exam. The Series 6 Exam is extremely challenging and thorough [More]
This audio lecture on conflict of laws covers domicile; jurisdiction in personam, in rem, and quasi in rem; court competence; forum non conveniens; and choice of law. It also discusses foreign causes of action, territorial approach to choice/tort and contract, escape devices, most significant relationship, governmental interest analysis, recognition of judgments, foreign country judgments, and [More]
This book integrates important corporate bankruptcy caselaw stemming from the recent financial crisis, including Chrysler and General Motors, Madoff and other Ponzi schemes. It incorporates the Supreme Court’s new pronouncements on BAPCPA’s consumer bankruptcy reforms and its holding limiting the bankruptcy court’s core statutory jurisdiction in Stern v. Marshall (2011). The book endeavors to be [More]
This title includes the most recent developments in securities regulation in an accessible format, including the JOBS Act. Authoritative coverage includes the registration process; exemptions; corporate recapitalizations, reorganizations, and mergers; market manipulation; liabilities; Securities Exchange Act of 1934; jurisdictional aspects; broker-dealer regulation and an overview of investment company regulation. This Revised 4th Edition updates the [More]
Do you want to make sure that the money you spend on estate planning is money well spent? Do you have questions about estate planning, probate, wills and trusts but don’t know where to start? Or do you have an estate plan but still have unanswered questions? Would you like to be well-informed and confident [More]
The fourth edition of this book updates laws affecting intestate succession, wills, guardianships and trusts. It introduces wills terminology to the lay audience and summarizes the law of trusts with references to the Uniform Trust Code and the Restatement of Trusts. It uses problems arising from celebrity peccadilloes and deaths, such as those of Brooke [More]
The study of business organizations is, broadly speaking, a study of how people engage in business and, more importantly, how the law facilitates and regulates the operation of such businesses. Written in a clear and informative style, and chock full of examples and illustrations, this book examines the legal rules and doctrines associated with running [More]
Global in scope and written by leading scholars in the field, the Research Handbook on Mergers and Acquisitions is a modern-day survey providing cutting edge analysis of the state of M&A using history, theory, and empirical work, and also providing a theoretical framework for future research and development in the field.Its chapters explore the history [More]
This title is a part of our CasebookPlus™ offering as ISBN 9781634595131. Learn more at CasebookPlus.com. This long-popular constitutional law casebook has added two new co-authors for its newest (12th) new edition, Michael Dorf and Frederick Schauer, who have brought deep background and rich insight in helping to bring the book thoroughly up to date. [More]
This audio lecture includes: History; Gross Income – Basic Tax Formula; Exclusions from Gross Income – Employment-related, Gifts and Inheritances, Municipal Bond Interest, Personal Injury Awards; Computing Gains or Losses – Basic §1001 Formula, Basis, Transfers Between Spouses, Nonrecognition Rules (Like-Kind Exchanges, Involuntary Conversions, Sale or Exchange of a Principal Residence); Alimony and Child Support; [More]
This title is a part of our CasebookPlus™ offering as ISBN 9781634595308. Learn more at CasebookPlus.com. One of the best-selling casebooks of all time. The book includes all the material required to master the essential issues that arise in federal and state criminal investigations and prosecutions, and affords maximum flexibility to shape a course around [More]
This textbook analyzes principal concepts, cases, and regulations in administrative law. It can be used as a collateral reading source in law schools and schools of public health and policy.
This is the 2015 Supplement to Kerr’s Computer Crime Law 3d.
This casebook provides detailed information on admiralty and retains the basic structure and organization of the prior editions. The book provides the tools for fast, easy, on-point classroom discussion and study while including selected cases designed to illustrate the development of a body of law on a particular subject. Text and explanatory materials designed for [More]
Completely revised and up to date. Thoroughly covers the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005, the 2003 amendments to Rule 23, and numerous important court decisions rendered since the last edition. Covers all of the major topics of class action law and practice, such as commencement of a class action, requirements for class certification, class [More]
This book brings together a number of previously published articles by Stanley L. Engerman and Kenneth L. Sokoloff. Its essays deal with differences in the rates of economic growth in Latin American and mainland North America, specifically the United States and Canada. It demonstrates how relative differences in growth over time are related to differences [More]
Introduction to E-Commerce, 2/e, by Rayport and Jaworksi, can be used as the principles book for e-commerce. Much like there is a “Principles of Marketing” that is intended to be the first course in marketing, The text covers the entire landscape of e-commerce. The key message is that faculty who want to teach an introductory [More]
This book contains a global comparative study of implementation and monitoring mechanisms for national disability strategies. It comprises a comparative study that was conducted at international, regional, and comparative country levels and that highlights critical success factors in implementing disability strategies or action plans worldwide. It explores emerging synergies between what is required to implement [More]