Aspen Student Treatise for International Law

Author: Mark Weston Janis
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454877127
Release Date: 2016-01-15
Genre: Law

International Law is a concise paperback that is an ideal student companion guide to any law school casebook on international law. Clearly written and thoughtfully organized around three key concepts, this text orients students in the basics of international law while providing broad coverage of contemporary public policy issues shaping international relations.

International Law

Author: Mark W. Janis
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 0314198873
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Law

Introduces the history and nature of international law, and examines the sources of international law-treaties, customary international law, general principles, jus cogens, and equity--and the different forums in which international law is interpreted and applied. Also covers important fields of international law: individual and human rights; recognition and self-determination; war and peace; the United Nations; Antarctica; outer space; the law of the sea; international environmental laws; international conflict of laws; foreign sovereign immunity; and act of state. All chapters have been thoroughly updated. This edition newly examines U.S. cases on the application of international law in the U.S. legal system, the legal regime governing climate change, the proliferation of international courts and tribunals, the responsibility of international organizations for the actions of their agents, and recent developments at the International Criminal Court.

Patent Law

Author: Janice M. Mueller
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
ISBN: 1454822449
Release Date: 2012-11-20
Genre: Law

Patent Law delivers a succinct, single-volume explanation of the principal legal doctrines, key judicial authority, governing statutes, and guiding policy considerations in obtaining and enforcing a U.S. patent. The text breaks down the often abstract and complex statutes and cases into understandable pieces. A final chapter addresses central aspects of international patent law as they affect U.S. practice. Written at an appropriate level for students with or without technical backgrounds, Patent Law is suitable for use with any patent casebook. A valuable reference for students who go on to careers in IP law, the text is helpful in preparing students who choose to take the Patent Office's registration exam. Patent law terms of art are highlighted in boldface type throughout the text and defined in a glossary for quick reference. Visual aids and a sample patent with its prosecution history help students through the course. The Fourth Edition introduces a new chapter explaining the complex America Invents Act of 2011, the most significant change in U.S. patent law in years. The updated text includes key recent Supreme Court cases and Federal Circuit cases such as Mayo v. Prometheus (U.S. 2012) on patent-eligible subject matter and Therasense v. Becton Dickinson (Fed. Cir. 2011) (en banc) on inequitable conduct. Features: succinct, single-volume explanation principal legal doctrines key judicial authority governing statutes guiding policy considerations in obtaining and enforcing a U.S. patent. breaks down abstract and complex patent statutes and cases into understandable text last chapter addresses international patent law s affect on U.S. practice . for students with or without technical backgrounds suitable for use with any patent casebook helpful in preparing to take the Patent Office's registration exam highlights patent law terms of art in boldface type and defines them in a glossary for quick reference visual aids illuminate the text includes a sample patent and its prosecution history valuable reference for students who go on to careers in IP law Thoroughly updated, the revised Fourth Edition presents: new chapter explaining the complex America Invents Act of 2011, the most significant change in U.S. patent law in years key recent Supreme Court cases and Federal Circuit cases Mayo v. Prometheus (U.S. 2012) (patent-eligible subject matter) Therasense v. Becton Dickinson (Fed. Cir. 2011) (en banc ) (inequitable conduct)

International Law

Author: Sanford Silverburg
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9780429979347
Release Date: 2018-04-19
Genre: Political Science

Featuring original contributions from well-established scholars and emerging stars in law and politics, this cutting-edge reader provides students with a succinct overview of the key issues facing international law today. The authors range from political science and law school instructors to professional researchers and lawyers in private practice, and they offer diverse, multinational perspectives on traditional and emergent issues in the practice and study of international law. Topics include R2P (Responsibility to Protect) and universal jurisdiction, nonterritorial subjects of international law, international political economics (IPE), the International Court of Justice (ICJ), international humanitarian law (IHL), the environment, political violence and terrorism, and post-colonialism. A concluding section on international political interaction covers a wide range of issues that link international politics to international law. Offering the most inclusive and contemporary body of material available, International Law: Contemporary Issues and Future Developments is an essential resource for courses on politics and international law.

International Law

Author: Mark Weston Janis
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 145486950X
Release Date: 2015-12-22
Genre: Law

International Law is a concise paperback that is an ideal student companion guide to any law school casebook on international law. Clearly written and thoughtfully organized around three key concepts, this text orients students in the basics of international law while providing broad coverage of contemporary public policy issues shaping international relations.

Introduction to United States International Taxation

Author: Paul R. McDaniel
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
ISBN: 9789041123602
Release Date: 2005-01-01
Genre: Law

The 2005 edition of this well-known reference work for the tax community provides an introduction to the application of the United States international taxation system to taxpayers investing or transacting business in the US and other countries. In a relatively brief and manageable form, it sets forth the principles adopted by the US in taxing US or foreign individuals and corporations as they invest, work, or carry on a trade or business in the US or abroad. The presentation focuses on ten specific aspects of the subject matter: general aspects of the corporation income tax, the individual income tax, the tax treatment of partnerships, trusts and estates, and accounting aspects; the basic jurisdictional principles adopted by the US with respect to application of its income tax to international investment and business transactions; the US rules for taxing foreign corporations, foreign partnerships, foreign trusts, and nonresident aliens on their business and investment income derived from US sources; the basic mechanism adopted by the US to alleviate international double taxation on foreign source income derived by US persons; the income tax treatment of foreign corporations controlled by US shareholders; the general inter-company pricing rules and special transfer pricing rules applicable to particular transactions; rules for the treatment of transactions involving currencies other than the US dollar; situations in which US income tax treaty provisions modify the basic rules; and the wealth transfer tax system, including modifications made by estate and gift tax treaties. Throughout the discussion, the authors incorporate references not only to the Internal Revenue Code provisions under discussion, but also to relevant Treasury Regulations and other administrative material and to important cases that have arisen. The materials are current as of 1 January, 2005 and include a complete discussion of the changes made by the 2004 Jobs Creation Act . For non-US tax practitioners, tax professors and students both within and outside the US, and others seeking a structural framework within which a US tax problem can be placed, Introduction to United States International Taxation offers the ideal reference source.

International law

Author: Barry E. Carter
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
ISBN: 0735527083
Release Date: 2003-10-01
Genre: Law

This up-to-date compilation exposes your students To The key documents in international law. In one convenient source, you will find a variety of: important international law-related documents arising from September 11 a wide variety of treaties and conventions U.N. resolutions the latest lists of parties to agreements U.S. laws relevant websites

Business Organizations

Author: J. Mark Ramseyer
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454887973
Release Date: 2017-03-12
Genre: Law

Elegantly written, thoughtful and often amusing, the second edition of Business Organizations analyzes the law of business organizations: corporate law, partnership and LLC law, agency, and selected aspects of securities regulation. In clean, uncomplicated prose, the text offers a clear and thoughtful overview of Business Organizations, explaining the structure of the law itself, placing it within an historical context, and outlining its economic effect. By integrating basic principles of business and finance in an unintimidating, uncomplicated manner, the text engages readers who have either an elemental or a sophisticated grasp of economics. Various pedagogical features support learning and facilitate use, such as the overview in each chapter, discussion of all the principal cases, extensive use of hypothetical examples, and more.

National Security Law

Author: Geoffrey S. Corn
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 1454852747
Release Date: 2015
Genre: Law

This unique new concise treatise provides a highly accessible but also comprehensive and timely supplement for students studying National Security Law. Written by a team of experts in the field, this treatise serves as a useful supplement for the substantively rich but often overwhelming National Security Law texts currently on the market. Key Features Comprehensive overview of both the general legal framework for national security decision-making and commonly explored specific national security topics. Narrative explanation of complex jurisprudential, statutory, treaty, and regulatory sources of national security law. Complements a range of the most commonly addressed national security topics.

Criminal Law

Author: Jens David Ohlin
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454898481
Release Date: 2018-04-11
Genre: Law

Jens Ohlin’s Criminal Law is designed to respond to the changing nature of law teaching by offering a shorter, flexible, and more doctrinal approach, with an emphasis on application. Materials are presented, in a visually lively style, via a consistently structured pedagogy within each chapter: Doctrine (treatise-like explanation), Application (cases), and Practice/Policy (questions providing an opportunity for normative critique of the law and exploration of practical and strategic challenges facing criminal lawyers). Theory is integrated into the doctrine section rather than conveyed through law review excerpts, so as to help students make the necessary connections to doctrinal issues. Aggressively-edited cases help keep the length to a minimum, and modern cases will engage younger students and professors. Key Features: New chapter titled “Other Offenses Against the Person,” which includes coverage of physical battery, assault, and kidnapping (Chapter 15). Integrated notes throughout the casebook directing students to view a series of 20 short video clips that bring the doctrinal controversies to life in a fictional courtroom. More cases added to represent the plurality of approaches in different jurisdictions. The addition of several “classic” criminal law cases familiar to law school professors. More examples in the “Doctrine” section of each chapter. “Practice and Policy” section in each chapter urges students to consider how the various actors in the process (prosecutors, defense counsel, judges and juries) make particular decisions and the strategic calculations that informed them, and make this casebook more practice-ready than others Innovative pedagogy emphasizes application of law to facts (while still retaining enough flexibility so as to be useful for a variety of professors with different teaching styles)

International Law

Author: Phillip R. Trimble
Publisher:
ISBN: 1587784068
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Law

The focus of this law school casebook is on constitutional law as it relates to the conduct of foreign relations, primarily with that subfield dealing with the "separation of powers." Foreign relations law refers to the rules, principles, practices and procedures which structure the formation and execution of U.S. foreign policy, including it's participation in international law and institutions.

Constitutional Law

Author: Erwin Chemerinsky
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 1454849479
Release Date: 2015-06-05
Genre: Law

Relied on by students, professors, and practitioners, Erwin Chemerinsky's popular treatise, Constitutional Law: Principles and Policies, Fifth Edition, clearly states the law and identifies the underlying policy issues in each area of constitutional law.

Constitutional Law

Author: Erwin Chemerinsky
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454860594
Release Date: 2016-12-31
Genre: Law

A leading fifth edition text by a prominent scholar, Constitutional Law, is known for its concise, yet comprehensive presentation. Professor Chemerinsky’s distinctive approach presents the law solely through case excerpts and his own essays, and with the author’s context and background information, the law becomes more readily understood. The text’s flexible organization accommodates a variety of course structures so that no chapter assumes that students have read preceding material. Finally, a complete Teacher's Manual and Annual Case Supplement round out this acclaimed Constitutional Law text. Features: Comprehensive coverage; accessible writing style Distinctive approach presents the law solely through case excerpts and author-written essays Provides context and background information Flexible organization—no chapter assumes that students have read other chapters Updated throughout; includes major new cases

International Arbitration

Author: Gary B. Born
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454860259
Release Date: 2015-03-12
Genre: Law

This important casebook is based upon one of the leading books in the field Born's treatise, International Commercial Arbitration. It offers a comprehensive approach to international commercial arbitration (focused on the New York Convention and UNCITRAL Model Law), while providing comparative examples drawn from state-to-state and investment arbitration. An easy-to-use chronological structure follows the course of an international arbitration. Features: Thoroughly revised to reflect amendments to UNCITRAL Rules, ICC Rules and other institutional arbitration rules New sections addressing IBA Guidelines on Party Representation in International Arbitration Revised to reflect amendments to representative national arbitration legislation in France, Singapore and elsewhere Streamlined excerpts of cases and awards; added excerpts of new arbitral awards on selected topics.