Author: Joseph Bankman
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Release Date: 2017-03-01
Building on and adding to the strengths of its predecessors, the new 17th Edition of Federal Income Taxation continues the legacy of its original authors, Boris Bittker, Lawrence M. Stone and William A. Klein, in presenting complex material in an easy to understand way. With leading tax scholars Bankman, Shaviro, Stark and now Kleinbard at the helm of this widely popular book, the book continues to offer an accessible format, bridging the gap between theory and practice, and presenting a variety of perspectives: historical, economic, political, and international. New cases have been added, including more recent older cases (such as Cesarini v. United States), and new chapters have been included on Public and Private Sphere, Debt, Economic Substance, and Law and Poverty.
Author: William A. Klein
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
Release Date: 2009
Integrating theory and policy throughout, this smart yet approachable casebook is distinguished, in part by a tradition of outstanding authorship, begun with original author Boris Bittker of Yale and continuing through fifteen successive editions. Generations of instructors and students have praised Federal Income Taxation for the features that make it extraordinary: problems interspersed among notes and questions a unique introduction that provides historical background and economic analysis where appropriate integrated coverage of theory and policy smart and engaging text an excellent Teacher's Manual The extensively revised Fifteenth edition features: co-author Kirk Stark brings new energy and fresh perspective to a classic new "comparative focus" inset boxes highlighting other countries' approaches to fundamental tax policy design issues new materials on opinion practice and confidence levels for giving professional tax advice--designed to teach students how to express varying levels of legal uncertainty expanded discussion of constructive sales under section 1259, including text of legislative history to illustrate unresolved legal issues expanded coverage of taxing low-income households, including new materials on the earned income tax credit, the country's largest income transfer program expanded discussion of state and local taxes to gives students a basic overview of the U.S. system of subnational taxation expanded discussion of state and local taxes to gives students a basic overview of the U.S. system of subnational taxation updated materials on income-splitting--including Chief Counsel's ruling on the application of Poe v. Seaborn to same-sex couples new case, Womack v. Commissioner, concerning the tax treatment of a taxpayer's sale of the right to receive lottery payments new commentary on the D.C. Circuit's controversial opinions in Murphy v. United States A classic casebook long trusted and admired by generations of law school students and professors welcomes new co-author Kirk J. Stark, whose contribution will reflect the most current scholarship and pedagogy in the field today.
Author: Deborah L. Rhode
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2013-11
Why do we look to lawyers to lead, and why do so many of them prove to be so untrustworthy and unprepared? In Lawyers as Leaders, eminent law professor Deborah Rhode not only answers these questions but crafts an essential manual for attorneys who need to develop better leadership skills.
Author: Andrew Gavil
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
Release Date: 2016-12-17
The third edition of Gavil, Kovacic and Baker's Antitrust Law in Perspective: Cases, Concepts and Problems in Competition Policy thoroughly updates the second edition. It includes a more accessible treatment of the rule of reason, a further modernized treatment of collusion, the most comprehensive merger chapter available, an innovative new chapter on distribution strategies, and a refreshed and updated treatment of intellectual property and innovation. For the third edition, the authors are joined by former FTC Commissioner Joshua D. Wright, who is now University Professor and Executive Director of the Global Antitrust Institute at the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University.
Author: Einer Elhauge
Publisher: Foundation Press
Release Date: 2017-12
Genre: Antitrust law
The book presents a modern approach to understanding U.S. antitrust law, illuminating the economic analysis that dominates modern antitrust analysis in a straightforward way that minimizes technical jargon and makes the underlying economic concepts accessible to a broad audience. The cases are carefully edited to present the facts and issues clearly and succinctly, and this third edition completely revamps the book to include detailed textual answers to all the tough questions and details how to apply modern antitrust economic analysis to the cases. The result is a book that is quite compact, around 800 pages, but covers the full waterfront of antitrust issues and generates plenty of multi-layered points and ideas to fill a class. Throughout the book incorporates important Supreme Court antitrust cases and agency guidelines. The merger section focuses on modern agency practices and merger theories, and selected cases that illustrate them, rather than on outdated Supreme Court cases that no longer describe current merger enforcement. In addition to adding detailed answers to the questions, the third edition updates the book to incorporate recent developments, including the decisions in Actavis, North Carolina Dental, Meritor, and Eisai.
Author: Martin B. Dickinson
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Business & Economics
CCH's Federal Income Tax: Code and Regulations--Selected Sections provides a selection of the Internal Revenue Code and Treasury Regulations pertaining to income tax. This popular volume reflects the collective judgment of seven distinguished tax teachers and provides an effective mix of official materials for individual and business undergraduate and graduate tax courses offered in law and business schools. It provides in one volume, the provisions most commonly addressed in income tax courses The book's highly readable 7-1/2" x 10" oversized page format make it easier to read for both professor and student. The book is an attractive alternative to the full text of the multi-volume Internal Revenue Code and Income Tax Regulations.
The global demand for clean, renewable energy has rapidly expanded in recent years and will likely continue to escalate in the decades to come. Wind and solar energy systems often require large quantities of land and airspace, so their growing presence is generating a diverse array of new and challenging land use conflicts. Wind turbines can create noise, disrupt views or radar systems, and threaten bird populations. Solar energy projects can cause glare effects, impact pristine wilderness areas, and deplete water resources. Developers must successfully navigate through these and myriad other land use conflicts to complete any renewable energy project. Policymakers are increasingly confronted with disputes over these issues and are searching for rules to effectively govern them. Tailoring innovative policies to address the unique conflicts that arise in the context of renewable energy development is crucial to ensuring that the law facilitates rather than impedes the continued growth of this important industry. This book describes and analyses the property and land use policy questions that most commonly arise in renewable energy development. Although it focuses primarily on issues that have arisen within the United States, the book’s discussions of international policy differences and critiques of existing approaches make it a valuable resource for anyone exploring these issues in a professional setting anywhere in the world.
Author: William D. Andrews
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Release Date: 1999
When a casebook maintains its popularity edition after edition, as Andrews' has, you know it has proven its effectiveness. for an intelligent overview of basix taxation, there is still no better source than Basic Federal Income Taxation, now in its Fifth Edition. You'll find the features that have made the casebook so successful: author William Andrews is a leading scholar in tax law thoughtful presentation that goes beyond drilling students on IRC provisions by offering cases, notes, problems, and policy approaches to give students a solid conceptual foundation, no matter how the Code changes interesting cases that capture student attention and enliven instructors' presentation in-depth coverage of a broad range of topics, including capital gains in a trimmer, more focused book. Basic Federal Income Taxation, Fifth Edition, now offers: coverage of new Code provisions and cases a completely rewritten section on capital gains, in light of the reemergence of this issue an engrossing preview of new tax proposals being debated, such as the flat tax, and what would be involved in revamping the current Code a more concise text with a sharper focus on the material
Author: Katherine Pratt
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Release Date: 2014-07-23
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
Author: Richard Schmalbeck
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Release Date: 2018-08-08
Unique in its structure, Federal Income Taxation, Fifth Edition presents core materials that cover the basics of tax law and then offers supplemental "cells" at the end of the book that are self-contained units with more in-depth discussion of certain topics. Professors and students will benefit from: A thoroughly updated text that incorporates the extensive changes to the Code enacted by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 New cases reflecting developments since the previous edition. A new cell on the taxation of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency. Core text (about 500 pages) that covers the leading cases and explains the substantive tax law that is essential to a basic understanding of federal income tax law and principles. Novel "Cells," self-contained, optional units at the end of the book that supplement the core text by presenting additional material and treating a limited number of topics in greater detail. Notes and questions providing background information and placing the cases and statutes in context. More than 150 problems throughout the core text and cells that challenge students to apply theory to specific situations. An annual "inflation supplement" issued every December that provides updated problems and answers to reflect inflation adjustments for the upcoming year, as well as updated tables where relevant.
This highly-acclaimed text explains the conceptual basis of federal income taxation. It is designed to help students quickly pull together the entire subject for end-of-semester review and provide perspective about where a topic fits within the federal income tax scheme. While focusing on the present income tax, the text provides an explanation of the often-discussed consumption tax and contrasts the two taxes in a note at the end of the volume. The new edition reflects developments since the thirteenth edition, including many changes made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017--the most significant federal tax legislation in more than thirty years.
Author: Sherri L. Burr
Publisher: West Academic
Release Date: 2011
Entertainment Law: Cases and Materials in Established and Emerging Media is an exciting new book that contains cases, interviews with celebrities and other materials that educates its readers about the complicated entertainment business. To capture first-hand knowledge of the entertainment business, Burr has interviewed widely throughout the United States, Australia, England, Germany, Spain, and Switzerland. The celebrities featured in this book include Academy Award and Grammy winners, as well as best-selling authors and TV stars. It opens with a chapter on the globalization of the entertainment industry and explains how mastering U.S. entertainment law helps qualify lawyers to work abroad.
Author: Erwin Chemerinsky
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Release Date: 2017-12-06
Written in a student-friendly manner, the third edition of Criminal Procedure eschews reliance on rhetorical questions and law review excerpts in favor of comprehensive exploration of black letter law and trendsetting policy issues. Authored by a pair of well-respected criminal and constitutional law scholars, Criminal Procedure utilizes a chronological approach that guides students through criminal procedure doctrine from rules governing law enforcement investigation to matters related to habeas corpus relief. In addition to presenting the perspectives from various stakeholders (i.e., defense attorneys, judges, prosecutors, and victims), the authors take care to provide students with useful, practice-oriented materials, including pleadings and motions papers. Criminal Procedure not only employs a systemic approach that takes students through issues from policy to application of legal doctrine, but also introduces issues at the forefront of modern criminal procedure debates. Key Benefits: Straightforward writing style and dynamic text combined with clear and presenting thoughtfully edited principal and minor cases Intuitive chronological presentation of topics in an easy-to-understand approach from investigation to prosecution to post-conviction relief Systematic and cohesive exploration of policy on every issue, before moving on to the specifics of doctrine Useful examples for future and current criminal law practitioners Approachable organization based on common progression through criminal justice system Straight writing style that relies on cases and author essays rather than law review excerpts and strict Socratic rhetoric questions. Practice-oriented features, discussion of modern policy issues, useful example documents for practitioners.