Author: John Philip Dawson
Publisher: Foundation Pr
Release Date: 2003-12
Setting the standard of excellence with its teachability, this classic casebook provides a focused and self-contained course on contract law. It covers the evolution of modern contract law and its history and remedies, the customary distinction between rules and standards as devices for legal governance, and the ongoing competition between the reliance idea and contract law's formal doctrines. The forward-thinking eighth edition gives greater attention to such subjects as arbitration as a substitute for litigation, contract-formation problems arising from new technology, and the Uniform Commercial Code's Article 2, whose innovations are increasingly seen by courts as a source of general contract law. This edition also more closely tracks the increasing relevance of contract law to at-will employment, the relationship of contract and tort, and the expanding technique of the implied contract.
Author: John Philip Dawson
Publisher: West Publishing Company
Release Date: 1998-01
The Seventh Edition of Contracts retains the distinctive character & the richness of previous editions. The standard of excellence set by this book over many years is due in larger measure to its "teachability." Developments in the law & in legal education have seemed to call for expanded treatment of some issues. This edition continues to track the increasing relevance of contract to at-will employment, the relationship of contract & tort (notably: the place of the misrepresentation & negligence torts in bargaining transactions), & the expanding technique of "implied" contract.
Author: Douglas G. Baird
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Release Date: 2013-04-01
Douglas Baird takes stock of the current state of contract doctrine and in the process reinvigorates the classic framework of Anglo-American contract law, showing that Oliver Wendell Holmes’s set of principles, properly understood, continue to provide the best guide to contracts for a new generation of students, practitioners, and judges.
A market leader used by more colleges and universities than any other business law text, West's Business Law continues to set the standard for making classic black letter law accessible, interesting, and relevant to business students. This Tenth Edition refines and builds upon traditions established when the book was first introduced: authoritative content blended with cutting-edge coverage of contemporary topics and cases and an unmatched selection of innovative, high-quality support materials. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Ewan McKendrick
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
Release Date: 2017-04-24
This best-selling, classic text provides a clear and straightforward account of the basic rules of contract law, while also introducing current debates about the nature, scope and functions of the law and discussing wider controversies surrounding the basic doctrines. Praised by both lecturers and students, Contract Law is compact yet comprehensive, well-written, well-structured, stimulating and engaging. This twelfth edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect various developments in the law, and now also includes ‘Hot topic’ discussion boxes in most chapters. It is essential reading for all students taking undergraduate and GDL/CPE courses in contract law. Ewan McKendrick QC (Hon) is Registrar and Professor of English Private Law at the University of Oxford, UK, where he is also a Fellow of Lady Margaret Hall. He is the author of a number of key works on contract law and commercial law, and is an editor of Chitty on Contracts. He is also a barrister in practice at 3 Verulam Buildings, Gray’s Inn and a Master of the Bench of Gray’s Inn. ‘This remains the best book of its kind on English contract law.’ – Hector MacQueen, Scottish Law Commissioner and Professor of Private Law, University of Edinburgh, UK ‘This is a masterly introduction to the English law of contract being lucid and succinct, accurate and incisive. Every student of the subject will benefit from reading it.’ – Andrew Burrows, Professor of the Law of England, All Souls College, Oxford, UK and author of A Casebook on Contract
Author: Lon L. Fuller
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
Release Date: 2013-07-15
The Concise Edition is a stream-lined version for a four unit course. It omits note materials and cases and a few principal cases that are included in the longer version to under-score or elaborate upon the key principles in each unit. The Ninth Edition continues the approach of earlier editions in emphasizing rich, full-bodied versions of the principal cases, a functionalist approach to the problems of contract law, and analytical notes on such issues as the differences between classical and modern contract law and the role of the limits of cognition in contract law. The new edition includes a great number of new principal cases, including extensive coverage of pertinent materials in the new restatement of restitution and up to date materials on "rolling contracts."
Author: Adam Epstein
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release Date: 2007-09-01
Designed for the new paralegal, Contract Law Fundamentals, 1e is a case book and was written to reflect the black-letter law of contracts. It takes a straight forward approach and helps readers develop an understanding of the essence of contract law. A variety of edited cases are included throughout the book, and reflect classic contract law and contemporary rulings in different industries and states.
Author: Steven L. Emanuel
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Release Date: 2018-01-17
Any law school graduate will tell you that when picking your outline tool you need to pick the best because your outlines are the most important study tool you will use throughout your law school career. Developed by legendary study aid author Steve Emanuel, Emanuel® Law Outlines (ELOs) are the #1 outline choice among law students. An ELO ensures that you understand the concepts as you learn them in class and helps you study for exams throughout the semester. Here's why you need an ELO from your first day of class right through your final exam: ELOs help you focus on the concepts and issues you need to master to succeed on exams. They are easy to understand: Each ELO contains comprehensive coverage of the topics, cases, and black letter law found in your specific casebook, but is explained in a way that is understandable. The Quiz Yourself and Essay Q&A features help you test your knowledge throughout the semester. Exam Tips alert you to the issues and fact patterns that commonly pop up on exams. The Capsule Summary provides a quick review of the key concepts covered in the full Outline—perfect for exam review!
Author: Steven Emanuel
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
Release Date: 2010
CrunchTime provides the right information, in the right format, at the right time. If you learn best through application flow charts, get your CrunchTime early in the semester and use it as a visual aid throughout your course. Each title offers capsule summaries of major points of law and critical issues, exam tips for identifying common traps and pitfalls, sample exam and essay questions with model answers, and recommended approaches for crafting essays that will get winning grades!
Author: Keith N. Hylton
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Release Date: 2016-06-06
Tort Law: A Modern Perspective is an advanced yet accessible introduction to tort law for lawyers, law students, and others. Reflecting the way tort law is taught today, it explains the cases and legal doctrines commonly found in casebooks using modern ideas about public policy, economics, and philosophy. With an emphasis on policy rationales, Tort Law encourages readers to think critically about the justifications for legal doctrines. Although the topic of torts is specific, the conceptual approach should pay dividends to those who are interested broadly in regulatory policy and the role of law. Incorporating three decades of advancements in tort scholarship, Tort Law is the textbook for modern torts classrooms.
Author: Tracey E. George
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Release Date: 2016-12-20
The second edition of this casebook, K: A Common Law Approach to Contracts, is perfect for the modern Contracts course. The highlyfocused, case-based text offers a comprehensive treatment of the basic issues of contract law and emphasizes development of analogical reasoning skills. Each section is limited to three types of materials (brief narrative, judicial opinions, and discussion problems), and is designed to teach students how to read opinions, analyze issues, distinguish material from immaterial facts, and apply holdings to similar problems. The second edition has been updated to include a new chapter on the rules related to third-party beneficiaries and assignees. In addition, in response to feedback from students, the authors have slightly expanded some of the narrative materials that introduce and provide guidance to the study of various topics. Key Features: New chapter on the rules related to third-party beneficiaries and assignees: “Contract Rights of NonParties.” In response to feedback from students, the authors have slightly expanded some of the narrative materials that introduce and provide guidance to the study of various topics
Author: Peter Baily
Publisher: Pearson Education
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Business & Economics
Previously entitled 'Purchasing Principles and Management' this book has been essential reading and the standard text for practitioners and students of the subject of purchasing or procurement for nearly 40 years. This new tenth edition continues to cover the continuous change and development in the field of Purchasing and care is taken to balance new emerging philosophies with the proven and established thinking and practice in the profession. This book will provide the reader with a reflection of sound mainstream practice combined with comment and insight into developing ideas and approaches. This edition includes: New chapters on outsourcing, corporate social responsibility and e-procurement systems, Well-integrated new material on time compression, global sourcing and contract performance measurement, New case studies plus mini-cases dotted throughout chapters to reflect themes from the text in actual supply management practice around the world, New Research boxes within chapters to link academic research and procurement industry practice, New PowerPoint Slides and an Instructor's Manual for Lecturers teaching the subject.