Problems and Materials on Payment Law

Author: Douglas J. Whaley
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454863323
Release Date: 2015-12-01
Genre: Law

Clear, lucid, and extremely accessible, Problems and Materials on Payment Law helps students understand black letter law and the statutory language in the Uniform Commercial Code, the Electronic Fund Transfer Act, and the Expedited Funds Availability Act. A sensible, flexible organization follows the order of UCC Articles 3, 4, and 8, and is adaptable to many teaching styles. Drawing on experience in both teaching and writing, the authors provide thorough and practical coverage using a popular problems approach. The text s effective format, manageable length, and inclusion of the most important cases make Problems and Materials on Payment Law concise and efficient. A Teacher s Manual provides sample syllabi, answers to all the problems in the text, and suggestions on the best ways to teach various topics."

Problems and Materials on Commercial Law

Author: Douglas J. Whaley
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454876106
Release Date: 2016-03-20
Genre: Law

Clear, lucid, and extremely accessible, Problems and Materials on Commercial Law helps students understand black letter law and the statutory language in the Uniform Commercial Code. Concise yet comprehensive coverage includes the most recent case and statutory developments in all fundamental areas of Commercial Law, including sales, payment systems, and secured transactions. A sensible, flexible organization follows the order of UCC Articles 2, 3, 4, and 9, and is adaptable to many teaching styles. Drawing on experience in both teaching and writing, the authors provide thorough and practical coverage using a popular problem approach. The text s effective format, manageable length, and inclusion of the most important cases make Problems and Materials on Commercial Law concise and efficient.

Problems and Materials on the Sale and Lease of Goods

Author: Douglas J. Whaley
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 1454807237
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Law

A popular and concise casebook, Problems and Materials on the Sale and Lease of Goods, is co-authored by Douglas J. Whaley, a recognized master of the problem approach. Designed as a guide to broaden students' knowledge of the sale and lease of goods, it focuses on the exact statutory language of Articles 2, 2A, 5, and 7 in the Uniform Commercial Code and related federal statutes, while stressing practical problem solving. The Sixth Edition welcomes new co-author Stephen M. McJohn, an accomplished professor and author of numerous casebooks and law review articles on copyright and commercial law. It has been thoroughly updated to include a wealth of new cases, problems, and recent developments and issues in the field. Features: Distinguished author Whaley is nationally recognized for his ability to clarify complex topics and widely regarded as the master of the problem approach. Effective problems approach enjoyed by professors and students alike. Clear and lucid writing style. Modular organization follows the order of the UCC and allows for greater teaching flexibility. Comprehensive case law coverage illuminates the courts' reactions to the issues. Straightforward and practical problems with interesting fact patterns illustrate the relevant issues and contextualize consumer law statutes and regulations. Concise, manageable length allows complete coverage of all topics. Accessible treatment of black letter law helps students understand the statutory language in the Uniform Commercial Code. Strong Teacher's Manual provides sample syllabi, answers all the problems in the text, and suggests the best ways to teach various topics. New co-author Stephen M. McJohn ushers in the thoroughly revised Sixth Edition with: Important new cases, developments, and issues, including: Scope: problems and cases on whether software is a "good". Shrinking distinctions between services and goods. Open price terms, installments contracts, and requirements contracts. Unconscionability. Rising commodity prices and the impracticability doctrine. Interpretation of Hell or High Water clauses in leases. Entrustment and the unauthorized sale of a Warhol painting. Warranty disclaimers on used vehicles. Warranty of title and intellectual property infringement claims. Privity issues. Statute of frauds and battle of the forms issues in online communications. Whether an aggrieved manufacture may sell specially made goods under the breaching buyer's trademark. When a promise to repair or replace defective goods negates obligation to pay damages. When an aggrieved buyer may get specific performance, requiring the seller to produce the goods. Which papers qualify as documents of title. When banks may get reimbursement for payment under letters of credit. New and updated problems. Updated Teacher's Manual.

Problems and Materials on Secured Transactions

Author: Douglas J. Whaley
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: STANFORD:36105060303448
Release Date: 2003-01
Genre: Law

Douglas Whaley applies his proven problem-oriented approach on secured transactions law and creates a straightforward, practical text that guides student through the complexities of statutory language. Problems and Materials on Secured Transactions, Sixth Edition, addresses all changes to Article 9 to keep your course completely current. Longtime users will recognize these popular features: direct, problem-based pedagogy helps students build confidence by resolving problems that progress from easy to more challenging concise but comprehensive treatment of black letter law the expertise of a distinguished teacher and author by who has developed a successful series of commercial law texts flexible content and organization makes the book easily adaptable to various teaching styles For the Sixth Edition Article 9 coverage has been completely revised and is now up to date cases decided between editions have been added existing problems have been updated, and new ones added where appropriate For an exploration of statutory language of unmatched clarity and effectiveness, be sure to adopt Problems and Materials on Secured Transactions, Sixth Edition.

Payment Systems and Other Financial Transactions Cases Materials and Problems

Author: Ronald J. Mann
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454876557
Release Date: 2015-12-29
Genre: Law

Written by Ronald J. Mann, one of the country s leading Commercial Law scholars, Payment Systems and Other Financial Transactions continues to deliver clear, detailed practical explanations of how payment systems actually work. Using a systems approach, the text and problems focus on rules that are applied in practice. Easily adapted to any 50-minute, 75-minute, or two-hour long class, this casebook is suitable for use in courses on Payment Systems, Negotiable Instruments, or Commercial Paper. Features: Responds to rapid drop in check usage by shifting the emphasis from checks to payment cards, In-depth coverage of recent high-profile litigation about wire transfers Major expansion of materials on stored-value and other recent card developments

Cases Problems and Materials on Contracts

Author: Thomas D. Crandall
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454876151
Release Date: 2016-09-27
Genre: Law

Cases, Problems, and Materials on Contracts is distinguished among other texts by its excellent organization and thorough coverage of the basic themes of contract law. The accessible, straightforward text begins with clear introduction to each section or concept. Carefully selected cases have been tightly edited for the best effect. Using an engaging problem-oriented approach, students learn contract doctrine by applying their knowledge to short, well-conceived hypotheticals. Offering a flexible organization, the book starts with “Offer and Acceptance” and moves on to “Consideration,” however, the book is designed so courses can easily start with “Consideration” or “Remedies.” Its flexibility allows for use in courses in which professors are required to teach sales, yet can also be adapted to avoid teaching the UCC. A manageable length accounts for the book being used in courses of 4, 5, and 6-hour length. The authors have worked closely on all chapters to deliver a seamless revision to this popular text. Key Features of the New Edition: The seventh edition begins with a new chapter containing an expanded introduction to the study of contracts law. Every chapter now includes new introductory material All chapters, with the exception of chapter one, end with an “Assessment” section, which consists of multiple choice questions and answers, designed to help the students review the material just learned.

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.

Conflict of Laws

Author: R. Lea Brilmayer
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454860914
Release Date: 2015-02-13
Genre: Law

Written by leading Conflicts scholars, this casebook presents a balanced study of Conflict of Laws. The books starts with a discussion of traditional approaches to choice-of-law problems, followed by an examination how modern courts and commentators have struggled to formulate more responsive approaches. The remaining broad topics--constitutional limitations on choice of law, the Erie doctrine, personal jurisdiction, conflicts in the federal system, recognition of judgments, conflicts in the international context, choosing legal regimes and choice of law in complex litigation--are considered in light of the wisdom derived from consideration of the basic choice-of-law problems. Key New Features: Chapter on Conflict of Laws in the Federal System, which was deleted in the 6th edition, is added back at the request of adopters; the chapter does not attempt a comprehensive coverage of issues that are typically addressed in a civil procedure or federal jurisdiction course but instead focuses on the federalism questions that are relevant to conflict of laws. Addition of Goodyear v. Brown and Daimler v. Bauman to the chapter on personal jurisdiction, two Supreme Court cases that greatly modernize the subject New discussion of the impact of law and economics on choice of law theory Discussion of new cases on post-9/11 scope of constitutional limits New examples pertaining to recognition of judgments in domestic relations cases, e.g., child kidnapping Continued coverage of the First Restatement rules that continue to be important, with less emphasis on First Restatement rules of less relevance today. Re-introduction of discussion of New York cases addressing choice of law theory, with focus on important new cases

Child Family and State

Author: Robert H. Mnookin
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454845553
Release Date: 2014-02-06
Genre: Law

A landmark publication in its first edition, this was one of the first books to explore the full range of legal questions relating to children. This casebook presents an outstanding selection of cases and materials that reflect social and historical perspectives, law, and policy. Features:“/p> Life without Possibility of Parole for Persons Who Commit Crimes as Juveniles Graham v. Florida, 130 S. Ct. 2011 (2010) Miller v. Alabama, 132 S. Ct. 2455 (2012) Juveniles' Fourth Amendment Rights Safford Unified School District v. Redding, 557 U.S. 364 (2009) Juveniles Miranda Rights J.D.B. v. North Carolina, 131 S. Ct. 2394 (2011) Juveniles First Amendment Rights Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Assn.,131 S. Ct. 2729 (2011)

The First Amendment

Author: Ronald J. Krotoszynski
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454836056
Release Date: 2014-11-12
Genre: Law

Cases and doctrinal developments in The First Amendment: Cases and Theory are presented in historical context so that students may understand the Supreme Court's evolving tests, standards, and approaches to the Speech, Press, Assembly, Petition, and Religion Clauses in historical context through lightly edited cases. Engaging problems help students apply legal concepts in real situations. All the major contemporary free speech controversies are covered, including conflicts between free speech and national security, equality, civility, and other values, with particular attention to how these conflicts are playing out in the Internet context. Introductory chapters set the stage, and brief chapter overviews introduce the main themes and doctrines to improve student learning from the cases. The First Amendment: Cases and Theory is teachable in a standard three-hour survey course. It is also useful as a casebook for specialized offerings on the Speech, Press, Assembly, Petition Clauses, or the Religion Clauses. The Second Edition features major First Amendment cases that have come down since 2007: Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization v. Winn (taxpayer standing to challenge tax credits for religious schooling); Arizona Free Speech Club v. Bennett (equalization of ampaign expenditures); Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Association (violent video games and children); Christian Legal Society v. Martinez (college and university student organization antidiscrimination policies); Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (direct corporate electoral expenditures); Davis v. Federal Election Commission (equalization of candidate campaign expenditures); Holder v. Humanitarian Law Project (material support of terrorism federal law and free speech); Pleasant Grove v. Summum (public forums and monuments); Salazar v. Buono (government speech in a government park); Snyder v. Phelps (offensive funeral protests); Sorrell v. IMS Health (data mining as speech); United States v. Stevens (depictions of animal cruelty); and United States v. Williams (solicitations of child pornography.) New issues of First Amendment law such as The Stolen Valor Act are included in a refined presentation, strategically edited for greater clarity. Features: cases and developments in doctrine presented in historical context comprehensive coverage of all major First Amendment cases and doctrines, including materials on both expressive freedoms and also on the Establishment and Free Exercise Clauses lightly edited cases to enhance student comprehension in a complex area of constitutional law engaging problems help students apply legal concepts addresses major contemporary free speech controversies conflicts between free speech and national security free speech and equality free speech and the Internet introductory chapters on free speech, establishment of religion, and free exercise set the stage brief chapter overviews introduce main themes and doctrines to improve student learning from cases flexible use o teachable in a standard three-hour survey course use as casebook for specialized offerings on the Speech, Press, Assembly, Petition Clauses, or Religion Clauses Thoroughly updated, the revised Second Edition presents: major First Amendment cases that have come down since 2007 o Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization v. Winn (taxpayer standing to challenge tax credits for religious schooling)

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 and Cases on Secured Transactions

Author: James Brook
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454874768
Release Date: 2016-01-12
Genre: Law

The problem approach featured in Problems and Cases on Secured Transactions thoroughly engages students with imaginative scenarios, presenting the material as easily accessible and as manageable as possible without avoiding the intricacies of secured transactions. Students come to appreciate that the principal resource for the course is UCC Article 9 itself. While the casebook is an essential tool for study, the law is found in the Code. Problems and Cases on Secured Transactions is carefully designed for an introductory mainstream course, not for an advanced course or seminar. The material is presented as completely comprehensible, even enjoyable rather than an arcane science than only an insider can understand. Cases are heavily edited, and liberal editorial note help express the vibrancy of true-life situations. A good mix of short and long problems gives each lesson a comprehensive linear flow while keeping students focused. A progressive mix of problems helps students see the common elements, as rules and principals learned in a simpler setting can readily be applied to more complex transactions. Earlier problems lean more heavily, though not exclusively, on the individual and consumer-borrower situations. As the lessons advance, the mix of materials progressively includes more small-business and large-business transactions.

Problems and Materials on Consumer Law

Author: Douglas J. Whaley
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 1454881232
Release Date: 2016-08-01
Genre: Law

Whaley's Consumer Law, Eighth Edition is a concise, clear, and accessible problem-oriented casebook that takes students through the main issues of consumer law: deceptive practices, product quality, and consumer credit. The book employs a popular problems approach-- enjoyed by professors and students for interesting fact patterns-- which illustrates relevant issues and their resolution and helps put consumer law statutes and regulations into context. It covers the Federal Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act (regulating sale of vacation home land-- not mentioned in any other book on this topic), and includes "Quotes for the Attorney's Arsenal" (statements from famous cases eloquently encapsulate specific points). The Eighth Edition includes many new cases and extensive commentary on the activities of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; a case on the fraud suits against Trump University; an exploration of how the federal government and the states' Attorneys General have forced credit bureaus to take consumer complaints more seriously; and an expanded look at cyberspace "click on 'I Agree'" cases."

Commercial Transactions

Author: Lynn M. LoPucki
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454876526
Release Date: 2016-05-22
Genre: Law

Commercial Transactions: A Systems Approach explores the nuances of transaction law from a systems’ perspective, examining the infrastructure that supports commercial transactions and how lawyers apply the law in real-world situations. Its outstanding team of co-authors uses an assignment-based structure that allows professors to adapt the text to a variety of class levels and approaches. Well-crafted problems challenge students’ understanding of the material in this comprehensive, highly teachable text. Key Features of the New Edition: Updated throughout, while retaining the same structure. Highly adaptable modular text broken into assignments. Main sections can be taught in any order. Problems progress from easy to difficult. Focus on new technologies, including top-down reorganization of payment systems materials.