Gilbert Law Summaries Corporations

Author: Jesse H. Choper
Publisher: Gilbert
ISBN: 1634598822
Release Date: 2015-12-31
Genre:

This outline clearly examines the full range of issues that arise in classes focused on business organizations. The central distinctions among business forms such as general and limited partnerships, limited liability corporations as well as close and public corporations. Both federal and state statutes that regulate the affairs of corporations are examined. The legal requirements for their formation, operation and management. Also includes shareholders' right to inspect records, shareholders' suits, capitalization, dividends, redemption of shares, fundamental changes in corporate structure, and applicable conflict of laws principles. Contemporary practices and legal provisions addressing corporate governance are described. Special attention is given to the fiduciary obligations of owners and managers as well as the governance rights of shareholders. The materials provide detailed coverage of the federal provisions addressing proxy solicitations, insider trading, disclosure requirements and the scope of the anti-fraud provision Rule 10b-5. The outline provides comprehensive treatment of a wide range of mergers and acquisition issues including the procedural requirements to effect acquisitions, the fiduciary obligations to defend and transfer control, and the intricate case law surrounding self-dealing acquisitions.

Gilbert Law Summary on Torts

Author: Michael Green
Publisher: Gilbert
ISBN: 1634602749
Release Date: 2016-12
Genre:

The subjects discussed in this outline are intentional torts, negligence, strict liability, products liability, nuisance, survival of tort actions, wrongful death, and immunity. Also included are release and contribution, indemnity, workers' compensation, no-fault auto insurance, defamation, invasion of privacy, misrepresentation, injurious falsehood, interference with economic relations, and unjustifiable litigation.

Property

Author: James E. Krier
Publisher: Gilberts Law Summaries
ISBN: 0314172335
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Law

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

Contracts

Author: Melvin A. Eisenberg
Publisher: Gilberts Law Summaries
ISBN: 0159007763
Release Date: 2002-01-01
Genre: Law

This Contracts outline discusses consideration (including promissory estoppel and moral or past consideration), mutual assent, defenses (including mistake, fraud, duress, unconscionability, statute of frauds, and illegality), third-party beneficiaries, and assignment of rights and delgation of duties. It also covers conditions, substantial performance, material v. minor breach, anticipatory breach, impossibility, discharge, and remedies (including damages, specific performance, and liquidated damages).

Stumbling on Happiness

Author: Daniel Gilbert
Publisher: Vintage Canada
ISBN: 9780307371362
Release Date: 2009-02-24
Genre: Psychology

A smart and funny book by a prominent Harvard psychologist, which uses groundbreaking research and (often hilarious) anecdotes to show us why we’re so lousy at predicting what will make us happy – and what we can do about it. Most of us spend our lives steering ourselves toward the best of all possible futures, only to find that tomorrow rarely turns out as we had expected. Why? As Harvard psychologist Daniel Gilbert explains, when people try to imagine what the future will hold, they make some basic and consistent mistakes. Just as memory plays tricks on us when we try to look backward in time, so does imagination play tricks when we try to look forward. Using cutting-edge research, much of it original, Gilbert shakes, cajoles, persuades, tricks and jokes us into accepting the fact that happiness is not really what or where we thought it was. Among the unexpected questions he poses: Why are conjoined twins no less happy than the general population? When you go out to eat, is it better to order your favourite dish every time, or to try something new? If Ingrid Bergman hadn’t gotten on the plane at the end of Casablanca, would she and Bogey have been better off? Smart, witty, accessible and laugh-out-loud funny, Stumbling on Happiness brilliantly describes all that science has to tell us about the uniquely human ability to envision the future, and how likely we are to enjoy it when we get there. From the Hardcover edition.

Civil Procedure

Author: Fleming James
Publisher:
ISBN: 1566629810
Release Date: 2001-01-01
Genre: Law

The Fifth Edition continues to provide a summary but thorough survey of all the topics regularly included in Civil Procedure courses. New subjects are examined including alternative dispute resolution, attorney fees and litigation costs, and preliminary relief. This edition discusses such matters as transnational aspects of litigation, comparative civil procedure, the settlement class action controversy, and the decline of the Federal Rules ethos reflected in such developments as the proliferation of local rules, congressional rulemaking, and special procedures for certain kinds of litigation.

Gilbert Law Summary on Criminal Law

Author: George Dix
Publisher: Gilbert
ISBN: 1634593855
Release Date: 2015-11-02
Genre:

The topics discussed in this criminal law outline are elements of crimes (including actus reus, mens rea, and causation), vicarious liability, complicity in crime, criminal liability of corporations, and defenses (including insanity, diminished capacity, intoxication, ignorance, and self-defense). Also included are inchoate crimes, homicide, other crimes against the person, crimes against habitation (including burglary and arson), crimes against property, offenses against the government, and offenses against the administration of justice.

Gilbert Law Summary on Criminal Procedure

Author: Paul Marcus
Publisher: Gilbert
ISBN: 1634590449
Release Date: 2016-01
Genre:

The topics covered in this criminal procedure outline are the exclusionary rule, arrests and other detentions, search and seizure, privilege against self-incrimination, confessions, and preliminary hearing. Discusses bail, indictment, speedy trial, competency to stand trial, government's obligation to disclose information, right to jury trial, and right to counsel. Also includes right to confront witnesses, burden of proof, insanity, entrapment, guilty pleas, sentencing, death penalty, ex post facto issues, appeal, habeas corpus, juvenile offenders, prisoners' rights, and double jeopardy.

Gilbert Law Summaries

Author: Douglas J. Whaley
Publisher: Harcourt Legal & Professional pubns
ISBN: 0159002192
Release Date: 1996-04-01
Genre:


Gilbert Law Summaries Taxation of Individuals

Author: Steven Bank
Publisher: Gilbert
ISBN: 1634599039
Release Date: 2016-04
Genre: Income tax

Comprehensive outline on Income Tax law with detailed explanations of relevant law, capsule summary, and exam tips.

Torts

Author: Marc A. Franklin
Publisher: Gilberts Law Summaries
ISBN: 0314181148
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Law

The subjects discussed in this outline are intentional torts, negligence, strict liability, products liability, nuisance, survival of tort actions, wrongful death, and immunity. Also included are release and contribution, indemnity, workers' compensation, no-fault auto insurance, defamation, invasion of privacy, misrepresentation, injurious falsehood, interference with economic relations, and unjustifiable litigation.

Gilbert Law Summaries on Constitutional Law

Author: Jesse H. Choper
Publisher: Gilberts Law Summaries
ISBN: 0314276173
Release Date: 2013-05-02
Genre: Law

The topics discussed in this law student study outline are the powers of federal government, including judicial power, powers of Congress, Presidential power, foreign affairs power, and intergovernmental immunities. Also included are separation of powers, regulation of foreign commerce, and regulation of interstate commerce. It also covers taxation of interstate and foreign commerce, due process, equal protection, "state action" requirements, freedoms of speech, press, and association, and freedom of religion.