Labor Law

Author: Michael H. Harper
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454860761
Release Date: 2015-01-30
Genre: Law

A rigorous, analytical, modern, and practical approach to the issues and challenges of labor law and labor policy.

Cases and Materials on Employment Discrimination

Author: Michael J. Zimmer
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454892199
Release Date: 2017-09-13
Genre: Law

The ninth edition of the best-selling Cases and Materials on Employment Discrimination blends cases, notes, and problems into an integrated pedagogy that balances scholarly and practice perspectives. The authors build a conceptual framework for understanding how discrimination is defined and proven in litigation. The text allows professors to explore particular interests more deeply and permits them to take not only a litigation approach but also explore the compliance, investigation, and counseling perspectives that are characteristic of modern practice. The broad coverage integrates scholarship with legal doctrine drawn from statutes and judicial decisions. The useful Statutory Supplement is available for separate purchase. Key Benefits: Young v. UPS (reconceptualizing pregnancy discrimination). Nassar v. Uni. of Texas Sw. Med. Ctr. (requiring but-for causation for Title VII retaliation claims) Vance v. Ball State Univ. (narrowing the definition of supervisor for purposes of employer liability for sexual harassment) EEOC v. Abercrombie & Fitch (reconceptualizing claims of religious discrimination). New circuit court decisions on sexual orientation discrimination under Title VII. Streamlined coverage. Materials have been reworked, thus reducing page count by 100 pages.

Sports Law and Regulation

Author: Matthew J. Mitten
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454887188
Release Date: 2016-12-13
Genre: Law

The fourth edition of Sports Law and Regulation: Cases, Materials, and Problems explores both amateur and professional sports as well as issues common to both industries. A comprehensive collection of cases and materials provides balanced perspective and flexible coverage, while the organization provides instructors the flexibility to cover selected sections or chapters for a separate course in either Amateur Sports Law or Professional Sports Law. The fourth edition includes recent landmark sports precedents, an updated Olympic and international sports law chapter, and the addition of youth sports materials to the high school sports chapter. Materials examining the governance authority of the Big-5 conferences, and Title IX to address student-athlete sexual assault of women have also been included in the updated edition. Sports Law and Regulation: Cases, Materials, and Problems contains the appropriate amount of introductory and explanatory materials, notes, and questions to facilitate students’ understanding as well as hypothetical problems for applying new knowledge. Key Features: Most recent landmark sports law precedents, including Brady v NFL, O’Bannon antitrust and right of publicity litigation, Garber and Laumann antitrust litigation challenging MLB and NHL broadcasting restrictions Updated Olympic and international sports law chapter, including Pechstein v International Skating Union (German Federal Supreme Civil Court recognizes independence of Court of Arbitration for Sport and enforces its arbitration award) and 2015 World Anti-doping Code materials Addition of youth sports materials to high school chapter Addition of materials examining the governance authority (autonomy) of the Big-5 conferences and other institutions at the most competitive level within the NCAA Addition of Title IX to address student-athlete sexual assault of women, and a discussion of issues relating to transsexual, transgender and intersex athletes to the gender equity chapter Addition of discussions of the evolving definition of sport and new sports, including mixed martial arts and e-sports Addition of a comment on concussion related claims in the health and safety chapter

Problems in Contract Law

Author: Charles L. Knapp
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454877318
Release Date: 2016-03-20
Genre: Law

Problems in Contract Law: Cases and Materials, offers a balance of traditional and contemporary cases that reflect the development and complexity of contract law. Explanatory notes and text place classic and contemporary cases in their larger legal context. Questions and problem exercises bridge theory and practice. Adaptable for instructors with different teaching techniques, this successful book includes various perspectives and contractual settings and offers a highly intelligent, contemporary treatment of contract law. It can easily be used in teaching by traditional case analysis, through problem-based instruction, or using theoretical inquiry.

The Global Workplace

Author: Roger Blanpain
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139462006
Release Date: 2007-01-15
Genre: Law

With the forces of globalization as a backdrop, this casebook develops labor and employment law in the context of the national laws of nine countries important to the global economy - the US, Canada, Mexico, UK, Germany, France, China, Japan and India. These national jurisdictions are highlighted by considering international labor standards promulgated by the International Labor Organization as well as the rulings and standards that emerge from two very different regional trade arrangements - the labor side accord to NAFTA and the European Union. Across all these different sources of law, this book considers the law of individual employment, collective labor law dealing with unionization as well as the laws against discrimination, the laws protecting privacy and the systems used to resolve labor and employment disputes. This is the first set of law school course materials in English covering international and comparative employment and labor law.

Disability Law

Author: Laura F. Rothstein
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 9781422476338
Release Date: 2010
Genre: People with disabilities

Disability Law: Cases, Materials, Problems takes a broad approach to understanding how disability discrimination laws apply to the kinds of cases attorneys, policymakers, and judges are likely to face. The new Fifth Edition adds analysis and discussion of the ADA Amendments Act throughout the book. It reorganizes and adds new cases and materials in the employment law chapter, including cases on harassment and retaliation based on disability. It also pays more attention to procedural issues (burden of proof), remedies and defenses, litigation and dispute resolution, and insurance. It adds a problem-based approach with chapters and sections of chapters beginning with a hypothetical scenario to be used as a basis for applying the substantive law. It also adds expanded Notes at the end of each section.

Employment Law

Author: Timothy P. Glynn
Publisher:
ISBN: 1454857994
Release Date: 2015-01-30
Genre: Law

With up-to-date coverage of law and policy, this casebook offers a balanced examination of the competing interests between employer and employee, while teaching students important lawyering skills.

Employment Law

Author: Mark A. Rothstein
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 158778582X
Release Date: 2003-01
Genre: Law

"This Statutory Supplement contains the relevant portions of the key federal employment laws considered in the casebook, as well as some representative state statutes. They have been arranged in the Supplement to correspond with their order of presentation in the casebook. The Supplement contains one unenacted statute: the Model Employment Termination Act. It is included because of its relevance to material discussed in the casebook"--Editors' note.

Insurance Law and Policy

Author: Tom Baker
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454890546
Release Date: 2017-03-01
Genre: Law

A contemporary, easy-to-teach text by high-profile authors, this casebook invites students and teachers to re-imagine the field of Insurance Law. The authors demonstrates the big-picture role of insurance law and policy in American business and society, exploring federal-state regulatory roles in depth as well as the traditional topics covered in casebooks. Insurance Law and Policy: Cases and Materials uses more statutory material than any other casebook, with statutes typically presented through problems. Manageable assignments contain one major case followed by informative notes, questions and a problem.

Labor Law Cases and Materials

Author: Robert Gorman
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 168328819X
Release Date: 2017-07-25
Genre:

This is the 2017 statutory and case supplement to Cox and Bok's Labor Law, Cases and Materials, 16th. The supplement includes significant developments since publication of the casebook including edited texts of Total Security Mgmt. (NLRB) and Epic Sys. (7th Cir.), data on NLRB's new election rules, and decisions on waiver of bargaining, employer policies affection union speech, deferral to arbitration and a good deal more.

Modern Family Law

Author: D. Kelly Weisberg
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454874706
Release Date: 2015-12-11
Genre: Law

Modern Family Law reflects the social diversity of the modern family as it examines the legal impacts of the women’s movement, the children’s rights movement, the fathers’ rights movement, domestic violence, changing sexual mores, nontraditional family forms, and developments in reproductive technology. Integrating valuable interdisciplinary perspectives, the text includes excerpts, notes, and questions emanating from history, psychology, sociology, social work, medicine, and philosophy. A variety of problem exercises, most derived from actual cases and current events, covers cross-cutting themes as well as the basics of family law. Human-interest stories that complement the cases heighten student awareness of the real impact of the law on people’s lives. Modern Family Law easily adapts to shorter or longer courses. The Sixth Edition offers contemporary perspectives on family law theory and covers new developments on such topics as alienation of affections, adoption, assisted reproduction, attorneys’ sexual ethics, bigamy, child abuse, child custody and support, divorce, domestic violence, grandparents’ visitation rights, names in the family, parentage, premarital agreements, and reproductive rights. The text features major coverage of developments on same-sex marriage, DOMA, and other issues of equality for gay and lesbian families. The decline of marriage and the rise of new conceptualizations of family are explored along with the return of the “culture wars,” including political disputes about contraception.

Critical Race Theory

Author: Dorothy A. Brown
Publisher:
ISBN: 0314287515
Release Date: 2014-05-21
Genre: Law

This law school casebook examines cases through the analytical framework of critical race theory. The third edition includes a new chapter on racial bias and the judiciary and a focus on fighting racism in the 21st century. There is a separate chapter on torts, contracts, criminal procedure, criminal law and sentencing, property, and civil procedure. It also examines cases where race is not always obvious, showing how race is often relevant even where it may initially appear not to be relevant. Lastly, the book provides cases where the courts have applied a critical race theory perspective.

Gender and Law

Author: Katharine T. Bartlett
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454880864
Release Date: 2016-10
Genre:

A highly regarded critical examination of major critical feminist theories and the role of gender in all aspects of the law. Proving systemic discrimination after Dukes v. Walmart. State activity on gay marriage, challenges to the Defense of Marriage Act, repeal of Don't Ask/Don't Tell, andLGBTrights issues. Developments in the law and politics of abortion and reproduction. Gender equity under healthcare reform. Sex and technology, includingsexting, advances in reproductive technology, and social media harassment. Developments in pregnancy and caretaker discrimination. Updates on pay equity issues, including equal pay afterLedbetterv. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. and the LillyLedbetterFair Pay Act. Updates in the social science of single-sex education and new federal regulations on single-sex public education. Expanded coverage of sexual harassment, domestic violence, international trafficking, the Violence Against Women Act, and other issues relating to abuse of women. New problems based on recent actual fact patterns. "