Contracts

Author: Brian A. Blum
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735562417
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Law

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

Contract Law in Focus

Author: Michael B. Kelly
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454880059
Release Date: 2016-09-20
Genre: Law

Providing a comprehensive, practice-oriented approach to the legal and practical aspects of contract law, Contract Law In Focus offers realworld scenarios throughout give students numerous opportunities to apply and solidify their understanding of important concepts. Clear explanatory text, Case Previews, and Case Follow-ups further clarify the doctrine and aid in student understanding. This text begins with a helpful introduction to the study of contract law, providing basic information about the way contracts are governed in the United States. It then introduces formation of contracts, covering offer, acceptance, consideration, and exceptions to consideration. The casebook moves on to provide clear and comprehensive discussions of defenses, excuses, and remedies for breach. By effectively synthesizing the statutory law, common law, relevant rules, and secondary sources, while offering a focus on understanding contract law -- as it developed in the past, exists today, and will evolve in the future -- the authors have created an indispensable guide for students learning contract law.

Bankruptcy and Debtor creditor

Author: Brian A. Blum
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735561847
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Law

To keep pace with the recent major changes in bankruptcy law, noted author Brian Blum presents a completely revised edition of his popular study guide, BANKRUPCTY AND DEBTOR/CREDITOR: Examples & Explanations. This comprehensive paperback is well known for its effectiveness in helping students understand the many rules, principles, and policies of the area. The book earns the loyalty of both students and instructors for its: distinguished authorship from Brian Blum, who has written other successful titles in the Examples & Explanations Series and is a recognized master of the method time-tested examples and explanations that clarify potentially confusing material exceptionally clear and engaging writing organization and coverage that tracks the leading casebooks in Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Law problems that allow students to test their understanding of the law The Fourth Edition responds to the 2005 Bankruptcy Act: the Fourth Edition will be updated to reflect changes in bankruptcy law since 2004, and will concentrate particularly on changes made by the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005. the entire text is revised to correspond to current practice new and updated examples and explanations focus on areas of change new cases illustrate key points BANKRUPTCY AND DEBTOR/CREDITOR LAW: Examples & Explanations, Fourth Edition, provides the extra help students need to master fundamental concepts in this dynamic area. Be sure to recommend this timely and dependable study guide to your next class.

Corporations

Author: Alan R. Palmiter
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735578265
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Law

Examples & Explanations: Corporations is a practical and straightforward guide that has won enduring popularity by demystifying corporate law for students with no business background. Through clear introductions and visual aids, students are able to grasp the rules of corporate law and apply them in context, using the examples. A leading study guide in corporate law for over 15 years, Examples & Explanations: Corporations, now in its Sixth Edition, features: the time-tested and class-proven Examples & Explanations pedagogy --clear introductions are followed by questions in the form of examples (or hypos), followed by full and lucid explanations with analysis thorough coverage that tracks topics typically covered in a corporations or business organizations class statutes and cases presented in context examples that illustrate the intersection of law and business--and highlight the differences between the Model Business Corporation Act and Delaware law sensible organization that outlines the principal legal themes of corporate law helpful visual aids, such as tables and diagrams student-friendly writing style that neatly unpacks the intricacies of corporate law and requires no business background from the reader Updated throughout, the Sixth Edition includes: new cases on shareholder proxy access new developments in executive compensation new examples of institutional shareholder activism new cases on duty of good faith, the direct/derivative distinction, inspection rights, and the definition of independent director continuing coverage of Sarbanes-Oxley revised examples drawn from social responsibility and alternative energy business models Students struggling to understand corporate law will get more out of their casebook assignments and classroom experience if you steer them toward the help they need. Alan R. Palmiter's Examples & Explanations: Corporations is the leading study guide in this area--an authoritative, timely, and student-friendly aid to a more complete understanding of basic coverage, now in its Sixth Edition.

Des Teufels W rterbuch

Author: Ambrose Bierce
Publisher: Manesse Verlag
ISBN: 9783641108199
Release Date: 2013-03-25
Genre: Fiction

Ein höllisch schönes Geschenk! Hämischer, sarkastischer und politisch unkorrekter als Ambrose Bierce hat wohl kaum jemand die Welt beschrieben. In gewitzten Stichworten von A wie «Abendland» bis Z wie «Zyniker» erklärt er den Lauf der Dinge, gesehen durch die Brille eines abgebrühten Pessimisten. In dieser Schmuckausgabe mit schwarzem Samtbezug und roter Folienprägung lauern viele Stunden teuflisch guter Unterhaltung! Bei der Zusammenstellung seiner Misanthropismen ließ «Bitter Bierce» die reine Willkür walten. So folgt auch in der Übersetzung auf die «Braut» das «Brechmittel», auf «Betragen» das Wort «betrügen» und auf den «Erzbischof» der «Esel». Bierce’ Spott gilt sozialen, politischen und charakterlichen Missständen, seine Geißel trifft Machthaber und Autoritäten jeden erdenklichen Kalibers. Mit weit über 1000 Stichworten präsentiert die vorliegende Ausgabe diesen Klassiker der satirischen Literatur so umfangreich wie nie zuvor in deutscher Sprache.

Basic Contract Law for Paralegals

Author: Jeffrey A. Helewitz
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735587267
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Law

Basic Contract Law for Paralegals became the market-leader with its quick, simple, and straightforward introduction to the basics of contract law for paralegal students. The manageable length makes this book ideal for shorter courses. Comprehensive coverage includes a chapter on drafting simple contracts. Clearly written text and lively examples help students understand the law. Well-crafted pedagogy includes chapter overviews, highlighted examples, key terms, review questions, sample clauses for analysis, edited cases, chapter summaries, and end-of-chapter exercises. Ethical problems are presented at the end of each chapter to raise awareness of professional responsibility in practice.The revised Seventh Edition presents new and updated case excerpts, assignments, and examples.Features: quick, simple, straightforward introduction the basics of contract law for paralegal studentscomprehensive coverage includes a chapter on drafting simple contractslively examples help students understand the law well-crafted pedagogychapter overviews highlighted exampleskey termsreview questions sample clauses for analysisedited cases chapter summaries exercises manageable length, ideal for shorter courses.ethical problems at the end of each chapter raise awareness of professional responsibility in practicesample contracts in the Appendix The revised Seventh Edition presents: new and updated case excerpts, assignments, and examples

Examples Explanations for Contracts

Author: Brian A. Blum
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454887263
Release Date: 2017-02-05
Genre: Law

A favorite classroom prep tool of successful students that is often recommended by professors, the Examples & Explanations (E&E) series provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures. Each E&E offers hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations that allow you to test your knowledge of the topics in your courses and compare your own analysis. Here’s why you need an E&E to help you study throughout the semester: Clear explanations of each class topic, in a conversational, funny style. Features hypotheticals similar to those presented in class, with corresponding analysis so you can use them during the semester to test your understanding, and again at exam time to help you review. It offers coverage that works with ALL the major casebooks, and suits any class on a given topic. The Examples & Explanations series has been ranked the most popular study aid among law students because it is equally as helpful from the first day of class through the final exam.

Theorie der ethischen Gef hle

Author: Adam Smith
Publisher: Meiner Verlag
ISBN: 9783787319367
Release Date: 2010-05
Genre: Philosophy

Mit seinem philosophischen Hauptwerk, der "Theorie der ethischen Gefühle", legte Adam Smith den Grundstein für die Ausbildung einer Moralphilosophie, die sich ausdrücklich auf die Ideen der Sympathie und der Solidargemeinschaft beruft. Die Gründung der Moral auf den Begriff des Mitgefühls oder der "Sympathie" steht im Zentrum des philosophischen Hauptwerks von Adam Smith (1723-1790), der 1759 publizierten Schrift "The Theory of Moral Sentiments". Methodisch orientiert an den Werken der englischen Empiristen Shaftesbury, Mandeville, Hutcheson und Hume, untersucht Smith die Moralsysteme der Vergangenheit, kritisiert die Bemühungen seiner Zeitgenossen um eine Grundlegung der Moralphilosophie und nimmt so zukünftige wichtige Ansätze auf dem Gebiet der Ethik vorweg; sein Werk ist ein Sammelplatz heterogenster, scheinbar konträrer Richtungen der Moralphilosophie. Es kombiniert unterschiedliche Theorien zu einem bemerkenswerten System des "sittlich Richtigen", das sich nicht an Kriterien wie dem der Nützlichkeit ausrichtet, sondern an der Konvention des ausgebildeten Mitgefühls. Der zentrale Begriff ist dabei "Sympathie", ergänzt durch die Einführung der Idee eines unparteiischen Zuschauers, in den sich laut Smith jeder einzelne immer dann versetzt, wenn er moralische Entscheidungen zu treffen hat: "Der impartial spectator läßt die Individuen überlegen, daß sie an der Stelle desjenigen stehen könnten, dem sie ihre Sympathie zuwenden. Daraus entsteht nach Smith ein Motiv, aktuell so zu handeln, wie man an dessen Stelle behandelt werden wollte" (B. Priddat). "The Theory of Moral Sentiments" wurde mehrfach überarbeitet und ergänzt; diese Ausgabe bietet den Text in der letzten Fassung nach der 6. Auflage von 1790 in der deutschen Übersetzung von W. Eckstein.

Der Gefangene

Author: John Grisham
Publisher: Heyne Verlag
ISBN: 9783641110291
Release Date: 2013-03-18
Genre: Fiction

Die Hölle auf Erden – Die Packende Geschichte eines Justizskandals In der Tradition von Truman Capotes »Kaltblütig« widmet sich John Grisham einem Kriminalfall, der erschütterndes Zeugnis ablegt über die Ungerechtigkeit eines modernen Rechtssystems. Brillant erzählt und getragen von großer Sympathie für seinen Helden, wird Ron Williamsons Schicksal zu einem packenden Thriller, der nicht mehr aus der Hand zu legen ist. Debbie Carter arbeitet als Bardame im »Coachlight Club« in Ada, Oklahoma. Sie ist beliebt bei den Gästen. Auch Ron Williamson, ehemaliger Baseballprofi und Stammgast im Club, sitzt oft bei ihr an der Bar. Eines Morgens wird die junge Frau vergewaltigt und erwürgt in ihrer Wohnung aufgefunden. Sechs Jahre später werden Ron Williamson und sein Freund Dennis Fritz aufgrund einer Falschaussage der Tat bezichtigt. Williamson wird zum Tode, Fritz zu lebenslanger Haft verurteilt. Beide beteuern ihre Unschuld. Elf Jahre verbringt Williamson unter grausamen und entwürdigenden Haftbedingungen in der Todeszelle. Kurz vor der Hinrichtung zeigt eine DNA-Untersuchung, dass weder Fritz noch Williamson die Tat begangen haben können. Sie werden freigesprochen. Der wahre Täter, damaliger Hauptbelastungszeuge der Anklage, wird wenig später verhaftet. Fünf Jahre nach seiner Freilassung stirbt Ron Williamson an den Folgen der Haft.

Examples Explanations for Professional Responsibility

Author: W. Bradley Wendel
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454876069
Release Date: 2016-01-31
Genre: Law

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. Appropriate for students in any Professional Responsibility course, this study aid is structured around concepts, so it doesn’t feel like a march through the Model Rules of Professional Conduct. Not only does it have the proven pedagogy of the E & E series, it is also comprehensive and well balanced. Comprehensive, covers entire law governing lawyers Thoroughly revised to enhance clarity Revised to take account of changes to the Model Rules made by the ABA’s Ethics 20/20 Commission Includes agency, fiduciary duty, tort, contract, constitutional, and corporate and securities PR Up to date and accessible; presents balanced approach to controversial issues