Property

  • Filename: property.
  • ISBN: 9780735570313
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 665
  • Author: D. Barlow Burke
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online



The focused coverage of Examples & Explanations: Property, Third Edition , along with the proven Examples & Explanations format, which combines textual material with well-written examples, explanations, and questions that test the reader's understanding of the material covered, makes this text an invaluable means for helping students master the intricacies of property law. Among the features that have made this study aid a success: eminently clear and readable text six-part topical organization that matches the coverage of most first-year property courses and follows the organization of the best selling property casebook by Dukeminier, Krier, Alexander & Schill rich pedagogy includes boldfaced legal terms and visual aids, such as charts and diagrams, especially for common-law estates--a topic that lends itself to diagrammatic presentation the authors address principal cases used in most leading casebooks skilled and experienced authorship by long-time teachers and scholars of property law New to the Third Edition: updated coverage of takings to include recent Supreme Court cases Tahoe-Sierra Preservation Council Inc. v. Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, Kelo v. New London, and Lingle v. Chevron U.S.A. expanded introduction to trusts with clear and detailed descriptions of a trust, a grantor, a trustee, a life beneficiary, and a remainderman new substantive material added to coverage of: the recording acts the Third Restatement of Property concerning Servitudes (covenants and equitable servitudes) Private Nuisance--Chapter 27--adjacent and subjacent support updated coverage of the Rule Against Perpetuities many examples and explanations have been revised for greater clarity and effectiveness language in the text has been simplified where needed for even greater accessibility With its focused coverage, concise format, and problem-based format, Examples & Explanations: Property, Third Edition, continues to provide Property students with the help and confidence they need to master this difficult first-year course.

Intellectual Property

  • Filename: intellectual-property.
  • ISBN: 9780735577336
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 531
  • Author: Stephen M. McJohn
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online



Keeping up with the fast pace of change in Intellectual Property, the third edition of Examples & Explanations: Intellectual Property offers timely coverage of central concepts in the proven-effective Examples & Explanations format. Student-friendly, concise, and timely, Examples & Explanations: Intellectual Property features: complete coverage keyed to the leading IP casebooks for the survey course proven-effective Examples & Explanations pedagogy that fills in any gaps in students' understanding of casebook assignments consistent emphasis on central concepts, without digressing into more advanced topics free-standing chapters that are easily adapted to any course structure and make this study guide useful to as a reference throughout the semester Key Concepts and Policy Issues highlighted in each chapter Updated throughout, the Third Edition includes: new developments effecting Internet service providers new material on patents, including landmark Supreme Court cases (on first sale, injunctions, patentable subject matter, licensing, declaratory judgments, nonobviousness, infringement abroad, and experimental use) and key Federal Circuit cases minimum statutory damages for downloading music originality--copyright in forms, digital images of public domain works DMCA anticurcumvention provisions new exemptions cases protecting legitimate uses of copyright protected works First Amendment limits on Congress' power to expand copyright protection international issues, such as copyright restoration for foreign works, and scope of protection abroad for US works copyright protection for databases, software, and orphan works consumers licensing, such as click-through copyright licenses and arbitration clauses new material on fair use thumbnail images in search engines Google Book case Turnitin, on-line plagiarism protection Public records in private databases Legal documents new cases on audio books, sampling, and data use restrictions new material on patents, including landmark Supreme Court cases and key Federal Circuit cases new material on trademark Trademark Dilution Revision Act use of trademarks as keywords in search engine advertising unauthorized use of trademarks in video games and films cases on likelihood of confusion standard, scope of international protection, functionality of trade dress, and fair use of trademarks new material on trade secret, such as remedies, reverse engineering, and government use of trade secret information new material on state intellectual property law, such as First Amendment limits on right of publicity; unjust enrichment and Intellectual Property law; scope of employee invention assignment agreements; preemption by federal law Intellectual Property is a big field and continually in the throes of change. Stephen M. McJohn keeps his coverage focused and current in Examples & Explanations: Intellectual Property, Third Edition. for a complete, concise, and clear introduction to central IP concepts, trust the proven-effective Examples & Explanations methodology to convey Intellectual Property concepts to your students.

Examples Explanations for California Community Property

  • Filename: examples-explanations-for-california-community-property.
  • ISBN: 9781454876038
  • Release Date: 2016-02-08
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Author: Charlotte K. Goldberg
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business



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

Contracts

  • Filename: contracts.
  • ISBN: 9780735562417
  • Release Date: 2007
  • Number of pages: 804
  • Author: Brian A. Blum
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online



Examples & Explanations: Contracts, Fourth Edition, is an accessible, comprehensive treatment of first-year contracts topics. This popular and well-written study aid speaks clearly and directly to students and is designed to provide them with information, examples, and analysis in appropriate complexity and detail. Important features of this highly regarded study aid include the author's strong writing ability and skill in teaching first-year students to develop an understanding of difficult concepts clear and direct explanatory text that is specifically geared to the needs of first-year students diagrams that provide useful visual aids for students to help in remembering key points the unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations format that combines textual material with well-written and comprehensive examples, explanations, and questions to test student comprehension of the materials and provide practice in applying information to fact patterns comprehensive questions with a variety of issues in one fact situation, similar to those on law school or bar examinations New to the Fourth Edition: updated discussion of UCC Articles 1 and 2, including both the current and revised versions of the Articles and an explanation of the changes new cases and developments new and revised examples and explanations based on new cases and changes in the UCC

Examples Explanations for California Community Property

  • Filename: examples-explanations-for-california-community-property.
  • ISBN: 9781454876038
  • Release Date: 2016-02-08
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Author: Charlotte K. Goldberg
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business



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

Copyright

  • Filename: copyright.
  • ISBN: 9780735552876
  • Release Date: 2006-01-01
  • Number of pages: 356
  • Author: Stephen M. McJohn
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online



Now, the proven Examples & Explanations series expands to include a volume on copyright law. This brand-new study guide offers much-needed assistance in navigating the complexities of the field. Tailored specifically to student needs, COPYRIGHT: Examples & Explanations: covers all aspects of copyright law, together with international and theoretical underpinnings of the law builds student understanding step by step and allows students to work with fact settings, which is crucial to understanding and applying copyright law is totally up to date with relevant Supreme Court cases (such as Eldred, Dastar, and Grokster) and legislation (such as the Family Entertainment and Copyright Act of 2005) addresses developing judicial interpretation in such areas as originality, the idea/expression distinction, fair use, ownership, and scope of exclusive rights includes recent case law on Digital Millennium Copyright Act issues, including anti-circumvention, safe harbor, and subpoena provisions discusses areas of particular interest to students, such as music, open source licensing, and the Internet presents shorter sections covering related state law doctrines -- misappropriation, rights of publicity, and idea submissions -- and federal preemption allows students to study chapters in any order, to correspond to the sequence of your chosen casebook The Examples & Explanations format is used for maximum effectiveness: clear textual overviews introduce each new concept carefully chosen examples demonstrate the applications and are followed by questions straightforward explanations answer the questions and provide additional follow-up

Glannon Guide to Property

  • Filename: glannon-guide-to-property.
  • ISBN: 9781454858966
  • Release Date: 2015-01-13
  • Number of pages: 396
  • Author: James Charles Smith
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business



The proven Glannon Guide is a user-friendly study aid to use throughout the semester as a great supplement to (or substitute for) classroom lecture. Topics are broken down into manageable pieces and are explained in a conversational tone. Chapters are interspersed with hypotheticals like those posed in the classroom that include analysis of answers to ensure thorough understanding. Additionally, “The Closer” questions pose sophisticated hypotheticals at the end of each chapter to present cumulative review of earlier topics. More like classroom experiences, the Glannon Guide provides you with straightforward explanations of complex legal concepts, often in a humorous style that makes the material stick. The user-friendly Glannon Guide is your proven partner throughout the semester when you need a supplement to (or substitute for) classroom lecture. The material is broken into small, manageable pieces to help you master concepts. Multiple-choice questions are interspersed throughout each chapter (not lumped at the end) to mirror the flow of a classroom lecture. Correct and incorrect answers are carefully explained; you learn why they do or do not work. You can rely on authority; the series was created by Joseph W. Glannon―Harvard-educated, best-selling author of, among other legal texts, Examples and Explanations; Civil Procedure, now in its sixth edition. “The Closer” poses a sophisticated problem question at the end of each chapter to test your comprehension. A final “Closing Closer” provides you practice opportunity as well as a cumulative review of all the concepts from earlier chapters. You can check your understanding each step of the way. More like classroom experiences, these Guides provide straightforward explanations of complex legal concepts, often in a humorous style that makes the material stick.

Real Estate Transactions

  • Filename: real-estate-transactions.
  • ISBN: 9780735557437
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages: 561
  • Author: D. Barlow Burke
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online



This highly regarded text earned its popularity by helping students build their confidence while they develop their skills. Beginning with the simple residential closing, Examples & Explanations: Real Estate Transactions, Fourth Edition, leads students through progressively more complex transactions to reach a solid understanding of the area. The text clarifies the subject by: offering point-by-point instruction, practice, and feedback on the three main subjects of all real estate courses -- investment, mortgaging, and conveyancing presenting a broad overview of each topic, followed by examples, questions, and detailed answers covering business planning and investments, from commercial real estate to more sophisticated commercial transactions presenting material along the time line needed for students to understand the sequence of events applicable in any real estate transaction serving as an introduction to the participants and servicers of the transaction and to the financial benefits of investing New examples and explanations in the Fourth Edition reflect recent developments: financial planning and investment, for analyzing pro forma statements by real estate investors mezzanine financing, in line with the current discussion of junior mortgages LLC's and the amendments of the applicable Uniform Acts mechanics liens regulatory checks on terrorism activity and money

California Community Property

  • Filename: california-community-property.
  • ISBN: 0735589836
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 325
  • Author: Charlotte K. Goldberg
  • Publisher: Aspen Law & Business



Using the Examples & Explanations pedagogy and FITS (Funds, Intentions, and Title)--an original tool for understanding the complexities of California Community Property--Charlotte Goldberg presents an effective and timely overview of California's community property system. FITS (Funds, Intentions, and Title)--a class-tested, unique tool for determining, under California law, whether marital property is to be considered community or separate property The FITS acronym helps students to understand the roles that funds, intentions, and titles play in characterizing property as either separate or community the proven-effective Examples & Explanations pedagogy combines straightforward introductions with well-written examples and explanations that apply concepts, reinforce learning, and test understanding of material covered meticulous treatment of joint titles and reimbursement, featuring examples thoroughly illustrating all possible scenarios, including retroactivity coverage of tangible and intangible property, such as businesses, educational degrees, goodwill, and pensions premarital agreements and recent amendments to the Premarital Agreement Act Updated throughout and with many new examples, the Second Edition features: major developments regarding retroactivity of the Family Code--affecting premarital agreements, fiduciary duty, and domestic partnerships several new cases clarifying premarital agreements and fiduciary duty new case decision regarding celebrity goodwill coverage of Family Code 4 and 2640(c) Designed and written for the needs of students, Examples & Explanations: California Community Property, now in a Second Edition, combines the time-tested E&E pedagogy with a class-tested tool of analysis that makes an enormous difference in the depth and quality of students' understanding of California community property law.

Examples Explanations for Civil Procedure

  • Filename: examples-explanations-for-civil-procedure.
  • ISBN: 9781454838142
  • Release Date: 2013-10-22
  • Number of pages: 730
  • Author: Joseph W. Glannon
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business



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

Property and Freedom

  • Filename: property-and-freedom.
  • ISBN: 9780307427359
  • Release Date: 2007-12-18
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Author: Richard Pipes
  • Publisher: Vintage



Richard Pipes, Harvard scholar and historian of the Russian Revolution, brings his remarkable erudition to an exploration of a wide range of national and political systems to demonstrate persuasively that private ownership has served over the centuries to limit the power of the state and enable democratic institutions to evolve and thrive in the Western world. Beginning with Greece and Rome, where the concept of private property as we understand it first developed, Pipes then shows us how, in the late medieval period, the idea matured with the expansion of commerce and the rise of cities. He contrasts England, a country where property rights and parliamentary government advanced hand-in-hand, with Russia, where restrictions on ownership have for centuries consistently abetted authoritarian regimes; finally he provides reflections on current and future trends in the United States. Property and Freedom is a brilliant contribution to political thought and an essential work on a subject of vital importance. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Law of Torts

  • Filename: the-law-of-torts.
  • ISBN: 0735540241
  • Release Date: 2005-01-01
  • Number of pages: 642
  • Author: Joseph W. Glannon
  • Publisher: Aspen Law & Business



Both students and instructors will welcome the new edition of Joseph W. Glannon's the Law of Torts: Examples & Explanations. This popular study guide provides clear, engaging introductions to the principles of tort law, along with interesting examples that illustrate how the principles apply in typical cases. These distinctive characteristics earned the book its reputation for effectiveness: highly respected author, whose best-selling Civil Procedure: Examples & Explanationsuniquely entertaining writing style that captures and holds student interest coverage of the standard topics from most Torts courses - intentional torts, negligence, causation, duty, damages, liability of multiple defendants, and the effect of the plaintiff's conduct three-chapter section on Taking a Torts Essay Exam supplies guidance, tips, and sample exam questions and answers The Third Edition introduces important new material: two new chapters on Products Liability, one on theories of recovery in strict products liability cases and one on common defenses to strict products liability claims completely updated text, with citations reflecting the most current law

Why Nations Fail

  • Filename: why-nations-fail.
  • ISBN: 9780307719232
  • Release Date: 2012-03-20
  • Number of pages: 544
  • Author: Daron Acemoglu
  • Publisher: Crown Business



Brilliant and engagingly written, Why Nations Fail answers the question that has stumped the experts for centuries: Why are some nations rich and others poor, divided by wealth and poverty, health and sickness, food and famine? Is it culture, the weather, geography? Perhaps ignorance of what the right policies are? Simply, no. None of these factors is either definitive or destiny. Otherwise, how to explain why Botswana has become one of the fastest growing countries in the world, while other African nations, such as Zimbabwe, the Congo, and Sierra Leone, are mired in poverty and violence? Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson conclusively show that it is man-made political and economic institutions that underlie economic success (or lack of it). Korea, to take just one of their fascinating examples, is a remarkably homogeneous nation, yet the people of North Korea are among the poorest on earth while their brothers and sisters in South Korea are among the richest. The south forged a society that created incentives, rewarded innovation, and allowed everyone to participate in economic opportunities. The economic success thus spurred was sustained because the government became accountable and responsive to citizens and the great mass of people. Sadly, the people of the north have endured decades of famine, political repression, and very different economic institutions—with no end in sight. The differences between the Koreas is due to the politics that created these completely different institutional trajectories. Based on fifteen years of original research Acemoglu and Robinson marshall extraordinary historical evidence from the Roman Empire, the Mayan city-states, medieval Venice, the Soviet Union, Latin America, England, Europe, the United States, and Africa to build a new theory of political economy with great relevance for the big questions of today, including: - China has built an authoritarian growth machine. Will it continue to grow at such high speed and overwhelm the West? - Are America’s best days behind it? Are we moving from a virtuous circle in which efforts by elites to aggrandize power are resisted to a vicious one that enriches and empowers a small minority? - What is the most effective way to help move billions of people from the rut of poverty to prosperity? More philanthropy from the wealthy nations of the West? Or learning the hard-won lessons of Acemoglu and Robinson’s breakthrough ideas on the interplay between inclusive political and economic institutions? Why Nations Fail will change the way you look at—and understand—the world.

The Income Approach to Property Valuation

  • Filename: the-income-approach-to-property-valuation.
  • ISBN: 9781136346064
  • Release Date: 2012-04-27
  • Number of pages: 358
  • Author: Andrew Baum
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis



This classic text has been updated to meet the needs of today’s students. It has been revised in line with the 2011 seventh edition of the RICS Valuation Standards and covers the latest valuation techniques including the important area of investment appraisals. It will help readers understand the complex world of property valuation, in particular: how to analyze market rents and sales prices to derive market evidence to support an opinion of market value the investment method of valuation and how it’s applied in practice how specific legal factors can impact on market value when they interfere with market forces what the market and the profession may consider to be the ‘right’ methodology in today’s market place how to use spreadsheets in valuation. This new edition places a particular emphasis on investment valuations and the impact of landlord and tenant relationships on value. The text has always been well regarded for its clear explanations of the maths behind valuations, and practical examples are provided to illustrate the valuation techniques used today for property investments, property developments and properties valued with reference to their business profits.

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