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: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454874850
Release Date: 2016-01-28
Genre: Law

Clear, lucid, and extremely accessible, Problems and Materials on the Sale and Lease of Goods helps students understand black letter law and the statutory language of Articles 2, 2A, 5, and 7 in the Uniform Commercial Code and related federal statutes. A sensible, flexible organization follows the order of the UCC, 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 the Sale and Lease of Goods 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. Hallmark features of Problems and Materials on the Sale and Lease of Goods: Uniform Commercial Code Thorough and up-to-date Manageable length Concise and lucid Effective format makes black letter law accessible and helps students understand statutory language Sensible, flexible organization follows the order of UCC Articles 2, 2A, 5, and 7 Adaptable to many teaching styles Popular problems approach straightforward and practical problems, with interesting fact patterns, illustrate the relevant issues and their resolution and help to put the consumer law statutes and regulations into context Distinguished authorship draws on experience in both teaching and writing Includes most important cases to illustrate the reactions of the courts to the issues Thoroughly updated, the Seventh Edition presents: An introduction to the UCC, especially as it addresses sales law Multiple-choice assessment questions, with analysis, for each chapter New cases, including: In re Sony Gaming Networks and Customer Data Security Breach Litigation; Western Dermatology Consultants, P.C. v. VitalWorks; Fish Net, Inc. v. ProfitCenter Software, Inc.; Deere & Co. v. Cabelka; Minkler v. Apple; Bissinger v. New Country Buffet; Hanwha Azdel, Inc. v. C & D Zodiac; Timoschuk v. Daimler Trucks North America; and Peace River Seed Co-Operative, Ltd. v. Proseeds Marketing, Inc. UCC Article 2 on Sales has increasingly been used to resolve disputes about software licenses and other high tech transactions. There are also interesting case development on the core areas of sales, such as warranty, acceptance, and remedies for breach, along with the ability of the parties to contract around the default rules of Article 2 Updated discussions of equipment leasing, of the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods, of the effect of the Magnuson-Moss Act on privity, causation in warranty actions, and of the requirement that consumers give notice of breach of warranty Continued uncertainty about the application of the battle of the forms rule to common clauses, such as choice of forum provisions Effectiveness on limitations on remedies in high-tech and chemical contracts Widespread use of electronic documents of title, together with more state adoptions of most recent version of UCC Article 7

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.

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

Problems and Materials on Secured Transactions

Author: Douglas J. Whaley
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454886365
Release Date: 2017-03-12
Genre: Law

Brief, clear, and extremely accessible, Problems and Materials on Secured Transactions 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. A sensible, flexible organization makes it 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 with interesting fact patterns. The text’s effective format, manageable length, and inclusion of the most important cases make Problems and Materials on Secured Transactions concise and efficient. Hallmark features of Problems and Materials on Secured Transactions • Popular problems approach—straightforward and practical problems, with interesting fact patterns, explore different portions of the Uniform Commercial Code • Clear and lucid writing style • Important, teachable, and interesting cases • Manageable length—concise, efficient, and effective format • Flexible content and organization– adaptable to many teaching styles • Effective format makes black letter law accessible and helps students understand statutory language • Thorough and up-to-date—covers the latest changes in (and cases relating to) U.C.C. Article 9, as well as other relevant laws and cases • Distinguished authorship—draws on experience in both teaching and writing Thoroughly updated, the Tenth Edition presents: • A introduction to the UCC • Multiple-choice assessment questions, with analysis, for each chapter • New cases, including 1st Source Bank v. Wilson Bank & Trust; Eleventh Circuit holding that violation of automatic stay in bankruptcy may give rise to damages for emotion distress; Thompson-Young v. Wells Fargo Dealer Services; Mishcon de Reya New York LLP v. Grail Semiconductor; Prairie State Bank & Trust v. Deere Park Associates;); McDonald v. Yarchenko • How the 2010 amendments to the UCC on determining the name of an individual for filing affect lenders, their attorneys, and the courts, along with discussion of state filing office procedures • The effect of online filing practices • State procedures to deal with bogus and fraudulent financing statements • New technologies and repossession: remote disabling, GPS location, self-driving cars • Intersections between secured transactions and contract law: errors in security agreements, scope of security interest in intellectual property • Whether bank may lose security interest in car due to forged release of lien. • A case that may make students tremble, in which a misfiled termination statement caused a law firm’s client to lose $1.5 billion in collateral

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.

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."

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.

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)

International Business Transactions

Author: Daniel C.K. Chow
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454858959
Release Date: 2015-01-13
Genre: Law

Focusing on private international business transactions, this book covers the planning, structure, and implementation of these transactions in today’s global economy. New Key Features New Supreme Court jurisprudence on international litigation and arbitration. New developments in international investment law. New cases on corporate social responsibility.

Gender and Law

Author: Katharine T. Bartlett
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454883210
Release Date: 2016-10-21
Genre: Law

Gender and Law: Theory, Doctrine, Commentary, 7E is organized around theoretical frameworks, showing different conceptualizations of equality and justice and their impact on concrete legal problems. The text provides complete, up-to-date coverage of conventional “women and the law” issues, including employment law and affirmative action, reproductive rights, LGBTQ issues, domestic violence, rape, pornography, international women’s rights, and global trafficking. Showing the complex ways in which gender permeates the law, the text also explores the gender aspects of subject matters less commonly associated with gender, such as property, ethics, contracts, sports, and civil procedure. Throughout, the materials allow an emphasis on alternative approaches and how these approaches make a difference. Excerpted legal cases, statutes, and law review articles form an ongoing dialogue within the book to stimulate thought and discussion and over 200 provocative “putting theory into practice” problems challenge students to think deeply about current gender law issues. Key Features of the new edition include: Materials surrounding LGBTQ issues have been significantly expanded to reflect statutory and judicial developments, including United States v. Windsor and Obergefell v. Hodges, legal developments concerning transgender individuals, and sexual orientation discrimination.In addition, the materials on sexual orientation discrimination have been woven throughout the book, rather than cabined in a separate section. Equal pay materials have been expanded and refocused to include cases on the “factor other than sex” defense and legislative efforts to strengthen protections against pay discrimination. Coverage of pregnancy and caregiver discrimination has been significantly expanded, and the Supreme Court’s opinion in Young v. United Parcel Service is included. Reproductive health materials have been revamped to reflect developments in the law concerning the Affordable Care Act and responses to legislative efforts to curtail women’s access to contraception and abortion. These materials included the addition of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby and Whole Women’s Health v. Hellerstadt. International comparisons have been enlarged and updated. Updated profile of women in the legal system and the barriers to gender equity. Complete reworking and updating of materials on campus rape, including celebrated cases and reform strategies. Revised materials on domestic violence, prostitution, and pornography, including feminist debates over appropriate responses. Updated analysis of women, poverty, and income inequality. Increased attention to conflicts between gender and religion. Many additional Putting Theory Into Practice problems have been added, most of them reflecting contemporary disputes and conflicts. This brings the total number of problems to 200. Moreover, the teacher’s manual includes dozens of video clips that might be used in class at different points.

Employment Law

Author: Timothy P. Glynn
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454860839
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.