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.

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

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 Intellectual Property

  • Filename: examples-explanations-for-intellectual-property.
  • ISBN: 9781454860679
  • Release Date: 2015-02-20
  • Number of pages: 608
  • Author: Stephen M. McJohn
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business



Using proven Examples & Explanations pedagogy, this comprehensive study guide provides students with a short account of the law, followed by a variety of concrete examples and explanations that help reinforce and give substance to the key rules and concepts in intellectual property law. Its flexible organization lets students move freely between topics that range from copyrights, to patents, trademarks and trade secrets. Keyed to all major IP survey courses and using compelling examples, Intellectual Property: Examples & Explanations is a straightforward guide that gives students a solid grounding in this dynamic area of law.

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

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

Examples Explanations for The Law of Torts

  • Filename: examples-explanations-for-the-law-of-torts.
  • ISBN: 9781454860631
  • Release Date: 2015-01-30
  • Number of pages: 710
  • 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

Constitutional Law individual Rights

  • Filename: constitutional-law-individual-rights.
  • ISBN: 0735588252
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 532
  • Author: Allan Ides
  • Publisher: Aspen Pub



Constitutional Law: Individual Rights, part of a two-volume set, is a problem-oriented guide to the principle doctrines of constitutional law as covered in the typical course. This straightforward text walks the student through the constitutional provisions that protect individual rights: Takings and Contracts clauses, Due Process, Freedoms of Speech and Religion, and Equal Protection. Designed to encourage students to think about the larger issues of constitutional law with depth and perception, this clear and informal text: utilizes the unique, time-tested E&E pedagogy that combines textual material with well-written and comprehensive examples, explanations, and questions to test students' comprehension of the materials and provide practice in applying legal principles to fact patterns. the questions (in which there are often a variety of issues presented in one fact situation) are similar to those on a law school or bar examination. parallels the major casebooks in its organization and will complement any constitutional law casebook explains legal concepts and principles in digestible sections, followed by examples and analyses that illustrate how to apply these concepts and principles in hypothetical situations. With thoroughly updated text and examples and explanations, the Fifth Edition also incorporates important Supreme Court cases, including: District of Columbia v. Heller, on the right to bear arms Gonzales v. Carhart, on regulation of abortion Kennedy v. Louisiana, on the death penalty as cruel and unusual punishment Parents Involved in Community Schools v. Seattle School District No. 1, on benign race discrimination Exxon Shipping v. Baker, on due process limits on punitive damages Purcell v. Gonzalez, Riley v. Kennedy, Crawford v. Marion County Election Board, and Bartlett v. Strickland on voting rights Davis v. FEC, on campaign expenditure limitations Washington State Grange v. Washington State Republican Party, on ballot restrictions and right of association N.Y. State Board of Elections v. Lopez Torres, on ballot access restrictions and right of association FEC v. Wisconsin Right to Life, on political speech Enquist v. Oregon Dep't of Agriculture, on equal protection class of one Ashcrovt v. Iqbal, a prima facie case for alleging purposeful discrimination Morse v. Frederick, on students' school speech rights Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Ass'n v. Brentwood Academy, on speech rights of private schools in recruiting student athletes Davenport v. Washington Education Ass'n; Ysura v. Pocatello Education Ass'n ; and Locke v. Karass, on speech rights of government employees Pleasant Grove City v. Summum, on government speech on government property U.S. v. Williams, on First Amendment overbreadth and vagueness Part of a two-volume set that includes a corresponding treatment of National Powers and Federalism, these two study guides compose a strong and sophisticated foundation in the doctrines and methods of constitutional law and constitutional argument.

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.

Understanding Property Law

  • Filename: understanding-property-law.
  • ISBN: 1522105573
  • Release Date: 2017
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: John G. Sprankling
  • Publisher: Carolina Academic Press LLC



Gilbert Law Summaries on Property

  • Filename: gilbert-law-summaries-on-property.
  • ISBN: 0314286063
  • Release Date: 2013-08-20
  • Number of pages: 544
  • Author: James E. Krier
  • Publisher: Gilbert



The subjects discussed in this outline are possession (including wild animals, bailments, and adverse possession), gifts and sales of personal property, freehold possessory estates, and future interests (including reversion, possibility of reverter, right of entry, executory interests, and rule against perpetuities). Also included are tenancy in common, joint tenancy, and tenancy by the entirety, condominiums, cooperatives, marital property, landlord and tenant, and easements and covenants. This outline also covers nuisance, rights in airspace and water, right to support, zoning, eminent domain, sale of land (including mortgage, deed, and warranties of title), and methods of title assurance

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.

Criminal Law

  • Filename: criminal-law.
  • ISBN: 9780190621032
  • Release Date: 2016-06-21
  • Number of pages: 200
  • Author: Guyora Binder
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press



Many controversies in American criminal law reflect the tension between older and newer conceptions of the purposes of punishment. The English common law of crimes enforced a royal peace by conditioning punishment on unauthorized force and harm to particular victims. The story of American criminal law has been the emergence of a more utilitarian conception of criminal offending as the imposition of risk or the violation of consent, combined with culpability. This conception is reflected in the Model Penal Code and many state codes. Yet understanding contemporary criminal law requires that we also remember the model of offending as trespass against sovereignty out of which it emerged. The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Criminal Law reviews the development of American criminal law and explains its key concepts and persistent controversies in light of its history. These key concepts include retribution and prevention as purposes of punishment; the requirements of a criminal act and a culpable mental state; criteria of causal responsibility; modes of violating consent; inchoate offenses, including attempt and conspiracy; doctrines of participation in crime; and defenses of justification and excuse.

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