Murphy s Principles of International Law 2d Concise Hornbook Series

Author: Sean Murphy
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781628105087
Release Date: 2012-05-31
Genre: Law

Murphy’s Principles of International Law is designed to be either a stand-alone text or a complement to all the major casebooks on the topic. This fully updated second edition provides a comprehensive survey of public international law, with useful references throughout to current events, classic and contemporary cases, and scholarship. The text is divided into three sections, as follows: The first section of the book addresses the fundamental structure, actors, and history of international law The second section focuses on the interface of international law and national law The third section covers key subject matter areas: human rights, the law of the sea, international environmental law, international criminal law, and the use of force

Principles of International Business Transactions 3rd Concise Hornbook Series

Author: Ralph Folsom
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781628106480
Release Date: 2013-06-26
Genre: Law

The third edition of Principles of International Business Transactions can be used with any international business law course. It tracks of the authors' popular problem-oriented coursebook, International Business Transactions and their three spin-offs: Contracting Across Borders, Trade and Economic Relations and Foreign Investment. Coverage moves sequentially from international sales and letters of credit to regulation of international trade to transfers of technology to foreign investment to international business dispute settlement. Full citations and analyses are provided.

International Trade Law Concise Hornbook Series

Author: Ralph Folsom
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781634591072
Release Date: 2014-06-15
Genre: Law

Principles of International Trade Law commences with coverage of the World Trade Organization, followed by Customs and Import Law, Export Law, Preferential Trading Arrangements (including NAFTA and the European Union), and ends with coverage of Technology Transfers and Int’l Commercial Arbitration. Principles is intended to provide considerably more depth, analysis, citations and related documents than found in the West Nutshell on International Trade and Economic Relations. Principles of International Trade Law can be used in connection with any international trade or international business transactions course book.

International Trade Law

Author: Indira Carr
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781317973973
Release Date: 2013-11-26
Genre: Law

"International Trade Law offers comprehensive analysis of international sale transactions through case law, policy documents, legislation, international conventions and rules adopted by international organisations such as the ICC."--

Principles of International Litigation and Arbitration

Author: Ralph Folsom
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 162810354X
Release Date: 2015-10-22
Genre:

Principles of International Litigation and Arbitration is part of West Academic Publishing's Concise Hornbook series. Its coverage commences in Part One with an introduction to the area, notably choice of law, choice of forum and forum non conveniens issues. Part Two focuses on International Commercial and Foreign Investment Arbitration. Part Three examines International Business Litigation (including jurisdiction, procedure, sovereign defenses, enforcement of judgments and the EU litigation system), finishing with Part Four on WTO and NAFTA Dispute Settlement. Principles provides considerably more depth, analysis, citations and related documents than found in the West Nutshell Series. Principles of International Business Litigation and Arbitration can be used in connection with any international dispute settlement course book. West Academic Publishing has a number of course books in these areas. Principles can also be used independently as an inexpensive course book, notably in conjunction with the legal documents appended at the end of its chapters.

Conflict of Laws Concise Hornbook Series

Author: Clyde Spillenger
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781628107302
Release Date: 2010-04-27
Genre: Law

This concise hornbook guides students through the complex concepts and principles underlying domestic and international conflict of laws. It is an indispensable aid to students and practitioners seeking to better understand the basic principles of choice of law, recognition of judgments, and jurisdiction, as well as more specific developments concerning conflicts in family law, cyberspace, and international transactions.

Principles of Employment Law

Author: Ann C. Hodges
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 031416877X
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Law

This book provides a comprehensive overview of employment law and is a useful supplement to any employment law casebook. The book is divided into six chapters. Chapter 1 examines who is an employee and who is an employer. Chapter 2 analyzes the employment-at-will doctrine and job security claims. Chapter 3 focuses on privacy, autonomy and dignity. Chapter 4 analyzes claims that employers may have against employees. Chapter 5 discusses employment terms and benefits that are directly mandated by law, like minimum wage, or strongly encouraged or regulated by law, such as pensions. Finally, Chapter 6 examines workplace health and safety.

International Trade Law Including the WTO Technology Transfers and Import Export Customs Law

Author: Ralph Folsom
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781640205772
Release Date: 2017-11-15
Genre: Law

Principles of International Trade Law commences with coverage of the World Trade Organization and its many agreements, followed by Customs and Import/Export Law, and ends with coverage of Technology Transfers across Borders. Principles is intended to provide considerably more depth, analysis, citations and related documents than found in a Nutshell. Principles of International Trade Law can be used in connection with any international trade or international business transactions coursebook, or on its own. Key trade law documents are included.

Principles of Intellectual Property Law

Author: Gary Myers
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 1634607597
Release Date: 2017-01-29
Genre:

Intellectual property has helped define our culture, our economy, and our lifestyle. This book provides a comprehensive survey of the entire field of intellectual property, including copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, unfair competition, and the right of publicity. It is designed to be reader-friendly and is up-to-date through October 2016, including many new important Supreme Court decisions in copyright, patent, and trademark law. It can be a study guide for an intellectual property survey course or used as a useful introduction or refresher for anyone interested in the field. The book focuses primarily on three main federal intellectual property rights - copyrights, patents, and trademarks - along with the new federal trade secret law and important areas of state law protection (such as the right of publicity).

International Trade and Economic Relations in a Nutshell

Author: Ralph Folsom
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 1634599101
Release Date: 2016-04-01
Genre: Commercial treaties

This Nutshell examines the legal rules governing international trade and economic relations. After initial chapters on the legal and practical environment for trade enterprises, it analyzes the principal institutions and rules governing international trade. Special attention is paid to the World Trade Organization (WTO), the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), the WTO Dispute Settlement Body, regulation of imports (including tariff rates, customs classification and valuation, and rules of origin), and trade remedy responses to import competition. Export controls, foreign corrupt practices, preferential trade agreements, and the trade law of the European Union and the North American Free Trade Agreement are also examined. U.S. law coverage is emphasized.

International Trade Law

Author: Joost H.B. Pauwelyn
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454877479
Release Date: 2016-05-22
Genre: Law

Written by a team of leading scholar/practitioners including a former Appellate Body member, PhD economist and former WTO Secretariat Lawyer, International Trade Law covers all aspects of WTO law. Appropriate for a two- to three-hour international trade course, the third edition covers trade in goods, services, and intellectual property, in 22 succinct chapters of around 30 pages, carefully excerpting leading cases, providing basic introductions, probing questions and real life problems. This book balances positive and normative perspectives, mixing legal texts and panel/Appellate Body decisions with analysis of economic and policy challenges faced by the international trading system. The Third Edition has been updated to include recent political and economic events, issues and policy debates, and supplements new developments in case law with additional questions and a revised Teacher’s Manual. Hallmark features of International Trade Law: • Prepared by three leading WTO scholars – providing a balanced international and methodological perspective • Up-to-date, discriminating case selection presents both classic cases and recent doctrine • Contextualizes international trade issues with insights into key economic factors at work • Key WTO cases are edited and presented to illustrate and teach central concepts and doctrine • Illuminating introductory and explanatory material throughout • Helpful summaries of key teaching points are included in each chapter • Well-crafted questions stimulate class discussion on policy issues • Manageable length for two- and three-credit courses • Adaptable to graduate-level courses in international trade • Comprehensive Teachers Manual with answers to questions as well as teaching suggestions, tips, and supplementary material appropriate for class discussion • Complemented by a thorough and up-to-date documents supplement The Third Edition has been revised to include: • Third author added: Jennifer Hillman, former member of the WTO Appellate Body and the US International Trade Commission, now Professor at Georgetown Law • Major revision of trade remedy chapters (dumping, subsidies, safeguards) with new hands-on practical problems • Completely revised chapter on technical barriers to trade (TBT) taking account of new jurisprudence post-2012 (US – Clove Cigarettes, US - Tuna II, US – COOL, EC – Seal) • New text on post-2008 trade collapse, global value chains • Updated statistics on WTO dispute settlement, free trade agreements, developing countries • Discussion of 2015 US Trade Promotion Authority, mega-regionals including TPP and TTIP, 2014 Trade Facilitation Agreement • Includes summaries of new, major cases such as Canada – Feed-in Tariff, EC – Seal, Peru – Agricultural Products, China – Rare Earths

Principles of Legal Research 2d Concise Hornbook

Author: Kent Olson
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781634598590
Release Date: 2015-07-22
Genre: Law

The second edition of Principles of Legal Research will be published in July and available for Fall 2015 class adoptions. Winner of the American Association of Law Libraries' Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award in 2010, Principles of Legal Research provides encyclopedic yet concise coverage of research methods and resources using both free and commercial websites as well as printed publications. It has been thoroughly updated to provide coverage of WestlawNext, Lexis Advance, Bloomberg Law, and other new resources. An introductory survey of research strategies is followed by chapters on the sources of U.S. law created by each branch of government, discussion of major secondary sources, and an overview of international and comparative law. Sample illustrations are included, and an appendix lists more than 500 major treatises and looseleaf services by subject.