Conflict of Laws

Author: Lea Brilmayer
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9780735557451
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Conflict of Laws: Cases and Materials combines classic and recent cases with discussion designed to develop students' ability to develop a nuanced understanding of this complex field of law. An esteemed author team explores both theoretical and practical aspects of conflicts, with a clear and consistent focus on choice of law, including state law issues where appropriate. Erin O'Hara, a leading scholar, joins the Sixth Edition of Conflict of Laws and ushers in a major revision that goes beyond updates. Two highlights are new chapters on complex litigation and party autonomy/jurisdictional competition as they relate to conflicts of law. Time-proven and classroom-tested, Conflict of Laws: Cases and Materials, features: a clear emphasis on choice-of-law issues and their relationship to jurisdiction and recognition of judgments ample treatment of conflicts in the international arena modern applications to internet disputes, complex litigation, same-sex marriage, party autonomy and jurisdictional competition, and other topics Revised and rejuvenated with the addition of co-author Erin O'Hara, the Sixth Edition brings: new coverage of complex litigation and conflicts enriched and expanded coverage of party autonomy in choice of law new material on jurisdictional competition as it relates to choice of law

American Conflicts Law Cases and Materials

Author: Robert L. Felix
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 0327174412
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Fifth Edition provides a comprehensive set of teaching materials for the course in Conflict of Laws as it is taught in most American law schools. It includes some new cases, selected for their teaching value, while also retaining the best cases from the prior edition. It also includes problems in all chapters to test the students' understanding of each segment of material covered in the course. The first three chapters establish the historical background for the study of Conflict of Laws, introduce the students to all of the Conflicts systems existing in the United States, and explore the constitutional limits on the ability of the states to apply their law to multistate transactions and occurrences. With this background, the following four chapters examine the operation of the choice-of-law doctrines used in the areas of torts, contracts, property, and domestic relations. The grounding provided by the first three chapters allows teachers to choose those topics to teach in the following four chapters without necessarily covering the chapters in their entirety if time does not permit. The final three chapters deal with vertical choice of law (the Erie doctrine), interstate judgment enforcement, and personal jurisdiction. The book is organized so that these final three chapters can be covered out of order to suit a wide range of teaching preferences. Each chapter contains note material following the cases to help teachers explore the full range of issues raised by the doctrines being studied. The problems contained in each chapter increase the students' comprehension of the materials and provide a basis for more interesting classroom discussions.

Foreign Relations Law

Author: Curtis A. Bradley
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454888709
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A leading casebook on foreign relations law, authored by two widely cited and experienced scholars, Foreign Relations Law: Cases and Materials, Sixth Edition examines the law that regulates the conduct of contemporary U.S. foreign relations. It offers a compelling mix of cases, statutes, and executive branch materials, as well as extensive notes and questions and discussion of relevant historical background.

Conflict of Laws

Author: Symeon Symeonides
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN:
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Throughout the book, there is extensive information about the law and practice of other mostly civil-law countries that provides an opportunity for instructive comparative discussion. One chapter is devoted to international conflict, and another chapter is focused on conflict in cyberspace.

Cases and Materials on International Law

Author: Martin Dixon
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 019872764X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Cases & Materials on International Law is a topical and engaging companion for study, offering broad coverage on public international law and placing disputes directly within the context of contemporary debate. The book contains the essential cases and materials that students need in order to fully understand and analyse the international legal system, drawing on a truly global range of jurisdictions and sources. Expert author commentary and notes place selected extracts within the wider legal framework and explain the complexities of the principles of law to students. The sixth edition includes expanded discussion of developing areas, including UN resolutions on climate change and international environmental law, new material from the International Law Commission, and coverage of major events, such as the annexation of Crimea, the legal context for Scottish independence and the UK's exit from the European Union, and the United Nations Security Council's Resolution on Malaysia Airlines MH17.

Family Law

Author: Judith C. Areen
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781609300548
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Sixth Edition continues a long tradition of innovation the casebook is widely known and prized for. Preserving the best of earlier editions, the casebook delivers an up-to-date overview of U.S. Family Law that weaves together black-letter rules, policy, narrative, history, transnational sources, and theory, into an accessible and teachable whole. The book is written with an eye toward helping teachers prepare their students to appreciate and engage Family Law's incredibly dynamic present, and to begin imagining how to actively shape its important, vibrant future. The Sixth Edition of Family Law is more than an update of prior editions it reconceptualizes the field of family law for the 21st century. Through judicious use of new historical and social science material, this edition illuminates current controversial issues in family law, and for the first time places American family law in an international context.

Cases and Materials on American Property Law

Author: Sheldon F. Kurtz
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN:
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This law school casebook provides updated and revised materials on property rights. Included are materials on human embryos and human body parts, updated materials on gifts, including gifts of engagement rings, as well as updated materials on tenancy by the entirety. Readers will also find completely revised and updated coverage of the law of takings and zoning, including all Supreme Court decisions through 2002, and expanded and updated coverage of the law of housing discrimination, with increased attention to state and local law issues, as well as handicapped and age discrimination under the federal Fair Housing Act.

Criminal Law

Author: John Kaplan
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454881704
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Criminal Law: Cases and Materials, Eighth Edition is written by a well-respected authorship team that provides comprehensive examination of criminal law under both the Model Penal Code and common law. Interspersed with thoughtful excerpts that provide social, political, and criminological background the black letter law, this casebook focuses on an interdisciplinary approach that provides a useful starting point for classroom discussion. The eighth edition has been updated to provide coverage of recent changes in the law, especially in the areas of sentencing and the Eighth Amendment, and includes notes and questions, making the book more useful for exam preparation. Features: Improvements in the Teacher’s Manual designed to make casebook accessible and useful for new professors Updated to provide coverage of recent changes in the law, especially in the areas of sentencing and the Eighth Amendment Updated notes and questions making book more useful for exam preparation

Basic Documents Supplement to International Law

Author: Lori Fisler Damrosch
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780314286451
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This comprehensive, up-to-date collection of documents is designed primarily for use in conjunction with Damrosch and Murphy 's International Law: Cases and Materials, Sixth Edition (2014). Divided into key subject matter areas, it also provides a handy general reference for anyone working in the field of international law.