Federal Income Tax

Author: Joseph Bankman
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735565333
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Law

Using the proven technique of the Examples & Explanations series, this comprehensive guide combines textual material with well-written examples, explanations, and questions to test student comprehension of the materials and provide them with practice in applying information to fact patterns. Thorough in its coverage, Examples & Explanations: Federal Income Tax, Fifth Edition, makes use of case, statutory, and regulatory analysis to provide students with a complete understanding of Federal Income Tax Law. Special attributes of this highly regarded paperback include: Compatibility with numerous casebooks - students can use this guide to supplement any tax casebook Clarity - clear and straightforward writing and logical organization style help to demystify a difficult and intimidating subject Lucid introductions that prepare students for the concepts that follow Numerous policy questions are interspersed throughout text Sample final examinations - the Exam Appendix includes eight actual law school exams with suggested answers With updated examples and explanations and added visual aids, the Fifth Edition offers: New material on IRC amendments made by recent statutes, including the Small Business and Work Opportunity Tax Act of 2007, the Tax Relief and Health Care Act of 2006, the Pension Protection Act of 2006, the Tax Increase Prevention and Reconciliation Act of 2005, the Gulf Opportunity Zone Act of 2005, the Katrina Emergency Tax Relief Act of 2005, and the Energy Policy Act of 2005. New material on recent income tax cases, including Murphy, Lattera, and O'Donnabhain Expanded coverage of various topics, including the alternative minimum tax, cancellation of indebtedness income, and the tax consequences of gambling and on-line games New material on policy topics, including the federal budget outlook Give your students the extra explanations they need: Examples & Explanations: Federal Income Tax, Fifth Edition, provides an excellent supplement for any casebook and will help students understand and apply difficult concepts.

Federal Income Taxation

Author: Marvin A. Chirelstein
Publisher:
ISBN: 1599419378
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Law

Highly acclaimed as both a supplemental text and a law student self-help aid, Federal Income Taxation focuses on the conceptual aspects of federal income tax to improve student understanding of this complex subject. Designed to help students quickly pull together the entire subject area for end-of-semester review, the textbook provides a sense of perspective about where a topic fits within the federal income tax scheme. While the present income tax is the main object of interest in this book, Federal Income Taxation also includes an explanation of the often-discussed consumption tax concept and contrasts the two in a note at the end of the volume.

Federal Income Tax

Author: Martin B. Dickinson
Publisher: CCH
ISBN: 0808018639
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.

Problems and Materials in Federal Income Taxation

Author: Sanford Michael Guerin
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454824251
Release Date: 2012-10-08
Genre: Law

Problems and Materials in Federal Income Taxation is respected for its distinctive explanation of the intricacies of the federal income tax code. Its realistic, problem-solving approach helps clarify material in an often frustrating course. Organized according to the taxing formula (i.e., the different tax rates), the text leads students to a clear understanding of each level of taxation. Numerous problems reinforce fundamental concepts. The Eighth Edition features substantially revised and updated material on medical expenses, including recent case law on the deductibility of cosmetic surgery expenses as well as the impact of the Affordable Care Act on exclusions from gross income and medical expense deductions. Updated, revised, and significantly longer, the discussion of constitutional and historical issues relating to the taxing power shows their impact on the modern debate over its scope. The current debate over fundamental tax reform and deficit reduction is included in an updated and revised final chapter. Hallmark features: Clear explanation of the intricacies of the federal income tax code Realistic problem-solving approach to a potentially frustrating course Organized according to the taxing formula (different tax rates) o students develop a clear understanding of each level of taxation fundamental concepts through numerous problems Thoroughly updated, the revised Eight Edition presents: Substantially revised and updated sections related to medical expenses o recent case law on the deductibility of cosmetic surgery expenses o impact of the Affordable Care Act on exclusions from gross income and medical expense deductions Updated, revised, and substantially longer discussion of constitutional and historical issues relating to the taxing power o shows impact on modern debate over the scope of taxing power New material on current debate over fundamental tax reform and deficit reduction o shows ways to structure and teach problems in 3-credit and 4-credit courses

Resolving Disputes

Author: Jay Folberg
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454877295
Release Date: 2016-04-15
Genre: Law

Resolving Disputes: Theory, Practice, and Law, Third Edition, features a logical four-part organization that covers negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and hybrid approaches, which prepares law students to represent clients in all forms of alternative dispute resolution. Drawing on the authors decades of experience as teachers, neutrals, and ADR trainers, this casebook provides vivid examples presented from headline cases, literature, and the authors files. In addition, it offers excerpts from other leading authors so that diverse ideas are juxtaposed on major issues. The text integrates coverage of law, ethics, and practice and interesting notes, thoughtful problems and provocative questions throughout the text illustrate the role of the attorney, the perspective of the client and practical challenges. Key Features: Retains the same popular format as previous editions while incorporating user recommendations. Updated and new excerpts from leading experts presenting different views on challenging topics. Fresh notes and examples from actual cases. Additional coverage on causes of conflict, heuristics, the role of emotions, and decision science. A single chapter now contrasts commercial, no-caucus and transformative mediation techniques. Completely revised arbitration section, features interesting new material and engaging exercises. Presents practical information on drafting arbitration agreements, selecting arbitrators, and procedures. Recent legislative and judicial developments in arbitration law, award enforcement, and fairness issues. New treatment of hybrid ADR and dispute systems design. The purchase of this Kindle edition does not entitle you to receive 1-year FREE digital access to the corresponding Examples & Explanations in your course area. In order to receive access to the hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations found in the Examples & Explanations, you will need to purchase a new print casebook.

Law and Neuroscience

Author: Owen D. Jones
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business
ISBN: 1454813326
Release Date: 2014-02
Genre: Law

The implications for law of new neuroscientific techniques and findings are now among the hottest topics in legal, academic, and media venues. Law and Neuroscience - a collaboration of professors in law, neuroscience, and biology - is the first coursebook to chart this new territory, providing the world's most comprehensive collection of neurolaw materials. Features: Designed from the ground up with extensive e-capability in mind, with each e-chapter extensively linked to outside sources. Technical subjects explained in an accessible and user-friendly manner. Extensive glossary of key terms. Covers highly current material; over 60% of the cases and publications included were published since 2008

Antitrust Law in Perspective

Author: Andrew Gavil
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 0314266054
Release Date: 2016-12-17
Genre:

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.

Business Organizations

Author: Theresa A. Gabaldon
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454876489
Release Date: 2016-02-29
Genre: Law

Business Organizations is a pedagogically rich book recaptures student engagement in the course without sacrificing basic rigor. Transaction-oriented problems put the student in the practice role of advising a variety of businesses. Clear expository text provides context for cases. Features include: flowcharts, connections boxes, self-testing exercises, a series of interspersed exercises on ethics for business lawyers, a glossary of terms, and sidebars on numerical concepts and skills. Short, self-contained chapters facilitate the ability to teach them in almost any order. An online supplement includes a business concepts for lawyers module to be assigned as an instructor desires, as well as offers a variety of sample documents to show students the actual materials that lawyers work with every day. Key Features: Short, self-contained chapters make the book highly modular and enable professors to easily tailor the book to their syllabus. Detailed, problem-focused treatment of unincorporated entity issues and special transactional problems in counseling small businesses A free online supplement offers a module on business concepts for lawyers, and provides samples of documents that lawyers typically encounter.

International Sales Law and Arbitration

Author: Joseph F. Morrissey
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
ISBN: 9789041126542
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Law

In this global market, where an arbitration agreement is increasingly a part of every international sales agreement, The value of an integrated approach to teaching;at the intersection of substantive contract law and dispute resolution;is immediately evident. Morissey and Graves powerfully demonstrate both how a lawyer drafts an international sales contract and how the transactional and arbitral provisions interact if the ;deal&; does not go as anticipated. Timely and succinct (at 528 pages), International Sales Law and Arbitration offers: an integrated approach that combines substantive contract law and dispute resolution balanced coverage of how a lawyer drafts an international sales contract and how the transactional and arbitral provisions and arbitral provisions interact if the ;deal; does not go as anticipated hypothetical and actual cases, As well as arbitral decisions (with detailed commentary) that illustrate applications of the CISG, The UNCITRAL Model Law And The New York Convention problems and questions that provide students with opportunities to apply the law, and to elucidate the policies underlying the various approaches taken by the prevailing laws Logically organized in three parts;an overview of international commercial law, CISG, and dispute resolution ; International Sales Law and Arbitration: Problems, Cases, and Commentary also provides important reference material, such as the UNCITAL Model Law Jurisdictions and Sources of Contracting Parties; Rights and Obligations, In a generous four-part Appendices. For a sensible and cutting-edge view of international sales law, take a look at this groundbreaking new casebook by Morrissey and Graves.

Real Estate Transactions

Author: D. Barlow Burke
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735557437
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Law

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

Criminal Procedures

Author: Marc L. Miller
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454860891
Release Date: 2015-02-20
Genre: Law

In Criminal Procedures: Prosecution and Adjudication: Cases, Statutes, and Executive Materials, the highly respected author team presents a student-friendly, comprehensive survey of the laws and practices at work between the time a person is charged and when the courts resolve the offender's conviction and sentence. In the Fifth Edition, the authors retain the vitality and contemporary approach of the book with an updated selection of cases and statutes and expanded discussions of important topics. Covering in detail the "bail-to-jail" portions of the criminal process, this casebook features: Extensive use of documents from multiple institutions including U.S. Supreme Court cases, state high court cases, state and federal statutes, rules of procedure, and prosecutorial policies; a real world perspective that focuses on high-volume issues of current importance to defendants, lawyers, courts, legislators, and the public; interdisciplinary examination of the impact that different procedures have on the enforcers, lawyers, courts, communities, defendants, and victims; and frequent use of Problems that gives the instructor options for applying concepts and doctrines in realistic practice settings. Key Features of the New Edition: Includes coverage of recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions regarding ineffective assistance of counsel during plea negotiations. Reflects current debates about prosecutorial declinations in the context of marijuana possession charges. Introduces students to debates over prosecutor compliance (or non-compliance) with their discovery and disclosure obligations before trial. Traces the impact of the "innocence movement" on the regulation of criminal investigations. ;

Basic Federal Income Taxation

Author: William D. Andrews
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: STANFORD:36105060427742
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Law

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