Cases and Materials

Author: Tom Baker,Kyle D. Logue

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454890541

Category: Law

Page: 720

View: 7544

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.
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Cases and Materials

Author: Jerry Kang

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 9780735519923

Category: Law

Page: 665

View: 5270

When you examine Communications Law and Policy, be sure to notice: - the outstanding introduction to the National Information Infrastructure--the most comprehensive explanation in print- the integrated, multi-disciplinary problem solving approach, which focuses on how technology, market economics, and social norms act in conjunction with multiple substantive areas of the law (such as Antitrust Law and First Amendment) to affect industry standards and situations- the stress on visual learning--where appropriate--through diagrams, illustrations, conceptual maps, and flowcharts- coverage of important issues, from power and entry to pricing, content, structure, and accessIf you want to teach issues and principles underlying the lawful regulation of the entire communications industry, make Communications Law and Policy your casebook.
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Cases and Materials

Author: Raymond S. R. Ku,Jacqueline D. Lipton

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454845074

Category: Law

Page: 848

View: 9840

Early adopters of Cyberspace Law: Cases and Materials were particularly pleased by how flexible, coherent, and practical the book is. Now strengthened and scrupulously updated for its Third Edition, this engaging casebook can help your students understand one of the most dynamic areas of law. Written and structured for maximum effectiveness, the book: - Can be used successfully in both introductory and advanced courses; - Uses practical, classroom-tested "real world" problems to help students apply existing rules to cyberspace law; - Features a flexible, logical organization that allows instructors to emphasize selected perspectives; - Is designed for currency, with materials organized around competing approaches and theories for any given issue, rather than current leading cases; - Presents current Internet law as well as related policy concerns that will drive future legal analysis when new issues emerge -- the only casebook to address both areas. Offers a balanced presentation of competing approaches and theories for each issue; - Provides a sophisticated analysis of cutting-edge legal issues through an excellent selection of cases; - Remains up-to-date with postings of new cases and important developments on the author website. Look for these important changes in the Third Edition: - New co-author Jacqueline Lipton, who brings significant teaching and writing experience in the areas of international and comparative law; - New and updated cases, including: Grokster, ACLU v. Ashcroft, U.S. v. American Library Association, Chamberlain v. Skylink, Lexmark v. Static Control Components, U.S. v. Elcomsoft, 321 Studios v. MGM Studios, Kremen v. Cohen, Blizzard v. Bnet In re Verizon, Bosley v. Kremer, and People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals v. Doughney; - Treatment of important developments, such as political cybersquatting legislation enacted in some states (for example, California's Political Cyberfraud Abatement Act) and changes to privacy laws enacted following the Patriot Act; - Greatly expanded international coverage, including new international cases: Sony v. Stevens, Telstra v. Desktop, Gutnick v. Dow Jones; - Recent Canadian cases on Internet defamation issues; - Decisions from the European Court of Justice interpreting the database directive in 2004, including the appeal in British Horseracing Board v. William Hill; - Various developments between French and Californian courts in Yahoo litigation regarding Nazi memorabilia as well as domestic legislation implemented by all E.U. member states which complies with the requirements of the Copyright Directives; - New section on the failed effort at private self-governance sponsored by ICANN and the scholarship surrounding that effort; - Jurisdictional materials in the chapter on Regulating Cyberspace are consolidated for easier teaching and learning; - Updated problems and notes. When you consider casebooks for your next course, be sure to examine Cyberspace Law: Cases and Materials, Third Edition, the cohesive, realistic, and accessible alternative.
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Author: Richard A. Epstein,Catherine M. Sharkey

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454877464

Category: Law

Page: 1328

View: 9696

Cases and Materials on Torts, Eleventh Edition for Fall 2016 classes. This top tier casebook integrates modern scholarship with historical background to provide a sense of the development of tort law. The thoughtful presentation engages students by examining different intellectual approaches used to interpret law. The 11th edition carries many successful features from earlier editions, including extensive historical materials on the evolution of tort law, an expanded treatment of public nuisance law, recent developments in products liability law, expansion of the materials on various types of injuries in damage cases, and heavier emphasis on web-based communications under the law of defamation and privacy. Key Features: Updated two-color design New Restatement boxes that highlight the law for easy reference Condensation of basic material, including a combination of the insurance contract and no fault insurance issues into a single chapter Introduction of new visual materials in each chapter, including pictures charts, cartoons, and biographical sketches of key figures in tort law, as an assist to the case and other materials
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Cases, Statutes, and Guidelines

Author: Nora Demleitner,Douglas Berman,Marc L. Miller,Ronald F. Wright

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454897694

Category: Law

Page: 528

View: 8552

One of the foremost books in Sentencing Law, the new fourth edition continues in the tradition of its predecessors by giving students a comprehensive overview of modern sentencing practices. Authored by leading scholars, this casebook provides thorough examination of underlying doctrine, motivates students to tackle the important policy and political issues that animate sentencing practices, and poses challenging questions and hypotheticals to stimulate class discussion and independent thought. Key Features: More streamlined focus. Material covered in the third edition has been updated and streamlined reducing the length by more than 400 pages. Chapters 7-11 in the previous edition have been expanded and updated and are now available online. Thoroughly updated to address important statutory and case law changes, including important U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals, state appellate court decisions and recent scholarship. Coverage of modern policy issues, including mass incarceration, prosecutorial and judicial discretion, punishment for drug crimes, revised federal and state sentencing guidelines, racial and other disparities in sentencing, and topics associated with administration of the death penalty. Expanded Teachers Manual with sample syllabi and other supporting materials to help professors construct personalized teaching plans that integrate the text and online materials.
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Practice, Policy, and Ethics

Author: Carrie J Menkel-Meadow,Lela Porter-Love

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454818875

Category: Law

Page: 620

View: 4157

Mediation: Practice, Policy, and Ethics provides a comprehensive and current introduction to the world of mediation, including law and policy, case examples, and practice guidelines for mediators and attorney representatives. Leading scholars and award-winning teachers in the field present critiques of mediation as well as its promise and potential. Their practical, problem-solving approach includes both analytical and behavioral approaches in varying gender, race, and cultural contexts. The text can be used for lawyer-mediators, lawyer-representatives in mediation, and non-lawyer mediators. An extensive Teacher’s Manual offers suggested syllabi, teaching notes, simulations, discussion pointers, and exam and paper suggestions for each chapter. The Second Edition showcases recent case developments in mediation and adds selections from the latest law review and practical writings on new forms and applications of the processes. New material on cultural diversity also includes coverage of international and intercultural mediation. New problem sets appear in the text, and new simulations are found in the Teacher's Manual. Features: comprehensive current coverage of mediation law and policy case examples practice guidelines for mediators and attorney representatives authors are leading scholars and award-winning teachers in this area presents critiques of mediation as well as its promise and potential practical, problem-solving approach both analytical and behavioral approaches varying gender, race, and cultural contexts can be used across the field lawyer-mediators lawyer-representatives in mediation non-lawyer mediators suggested syllabi teaching notes simulations discussion pointers exam and paper suggestions for each chapter Thoroughly updated, the revised Second Edition presents: recent case developments in mediation and related processes selections from latest law review and practical writings on new forms and applications of mediation processes new materials on cultural diversity and international and intercultural mediation
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Cases and Materials

Author: John Kaplan,Robert Weisberg,Guyora Binder

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454881704

Category: Law

Page: 1115

View: 4007

Criminal Law: Cases and Materials, Eighth Edition is written by a well-respected authorship team that provides comprehensive examination of criminal law under both the Model Penal Code and common law. Interspersed with thoughtful excerpts that provide social, political, and criminological background the black letter law, this casebook focuses on an interdisciplinary approach that provides a useful starting point for classroom discussion. The eighth edition has been updated to provide coverage of recent changes in the law, especially in the areas of sentencing and the Eighth Amendment, and includes notes and questions, making the book more useful for exam preparation. Features: Improvements in the Teacher’s Manual designed to make casebook accessible and useful for new professors Updated to provide coverage of recent changes in the law, especially in the areas of sentencing and the Eighth Amendment Updated notes and questions making book more useful for exam preparation
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Cases and Materials

Author: James D. Cox,Robert W. Hillman,Donald C. Langevoort

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454885661

Category: Law

Page: 1200

View: 8438

The national reputation of the authors, their balance of practice and doctrine, and a highly teachable structure have all made Securities Regulation: Cases and Materials the best-selling text in the field. Applauded for excellent coverage of the 1934 and 1935 Acts, the text remains sophisticated yet not intimidating. Modular chapters adapt to a variety of teaching styles, giving the instructor flexibility in course design. Well-written, interesting problems expose students to theory as well as the practical issues that impact investors. New to the Eighth Edition: The casebook fully integrates all the newly adopted exemptions such as Regulation A, Crowdfunding, and the newly enacted resale exemption Section 4(a)(7) along with problems developed to illustrate their operation Complete reworking of exemption chapter, including new material and problems on Regulation A+, Crowdfunding, and relaxation of solicitation restrictions for certain Rule 506 offerings Examines market developments such as Unicorns and the disappearance of listings in the U.S. and abroad Changes in underwriting processes with emphasis given to role of research reports in promoting public offerings Compete treatment of the Supreme Court’s 2014 Halliburton decision, and the post-Halliburton developments on proving price distortion and pleading loss causation Thorough treatment of the Supreme Court’s Omnicare decision on liability for statements of opinion Materials and problems on proxy regulation, particularly in the aftermath of the Walmart case under Rule 14a-8 Materials on insider trading tipper-tippee liability in the aftermath of Newman and Salman Contemporary problems facing hedge funds, investment advisers and mutual funds New material on post-Morrision developments affecting extraterritorial application of securities laws New material and problems on real estate as securities including the Ninth Circuit's Salameh decision
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Author: Richard Allen Epstein

Publisher: Aspen Law & Business

ISBN: 9780735540118

Category: Law

Page: 1292

View: 6107

If you are not already planning to use the new edition of Richard A. Epstein's casebook in your next torts course, stop and reconsider before you submit your adoption decision. Generations of law students have found the path to understanding with the help of this illuminating casebook. Cases and Materials on Torts effectively integrates modern scholarship with historical background to provide a solid introduction to basic torts:Author Richard A. Epstein is well known and highly regarded for his scholarship.The book takes a traditional approach to the subject, integrating cases with modern scholarship on moral theory, law and economics, and salient policy questions.An extremely thoughtful presentation examines the processes of legal method, legal reasoning, and the impact of legal rules on social institutions as it exposes students to the various intellectual approaches that have been taken to interpreting torts.The presentation of historical background.recognized as among the finest treatments in the field.grounds students in the development of tort law from the formative cases to the present day.The detailed Teacher's Manual offers teaching tips proven successful through years of use. The Eighth Edition incorporates several changes:New Material on statutory developments, such as Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund and asbestos compensation (pending passage).Coverage of the cybertrespass debate and spam, including Hamidi v. Intel.Updates on punitive damages, including the Supreme Court's State Farm case.New cases on guns as a public nuisance and statutory responses (pending passage).Updated and reorganized coverage of defamation and products liability. With exceptional clarity and quality, this highly successful casebook puts torts in context for your students.
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Author: Thomas D. Crandall,Douglas J Whaley

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454876158

Category: Law

Page: 1088

View: 418

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.
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Problems, Text, and Cases

Author: Stephen G. Breyer,Richard B. Stewart,Cass R. Sunstein,Adrian Vermeule,Michael Eric Herz

Publisher: Aspen Law & Business

ISBN: 9780735587441

Category: Law

Page: 1075

View: 310

Outstanding authorship, rich materials, and systematic coverage are the hallmarks of Administrative Law and Regulatory Policy, now in its seventh edition.
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Cases and Materials

Author: Curtis J. Berger,Quintin Johnstone,Marshall E. Tracht

Publisher: Aspen Law & Business

ISBN: 9780735598546

Category: Law

Page: 1135

View: 2157

Be sure to examine this thorough revision before you teach your next course in real estate transactions and financing. Whether you focus on the taxation and financing aspects of a transaction or the contractual and title areas, you will find that Land Transfer and Finance: Cases and Materials, Fifth Edition, provides comprehensive coverage of the law involved in land transactions as well as a solid doctrinal and historical foundation.
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Cases, Materials, and Problems

Author: N.A

Publisher: Aspen Law & Business

ISBN: 9780735540583

Category: Law

Page: 1075

View: 7044

This casebook covers both amateur and professional sports -- as well as issues common to both industries -- and is suitable as the primary text for either a two- or three-hour sports law course. Sports Law and Regulation: Cases, Materials, and Problems takes a penetrating look at the regulation of interscholastic athletics, intercollegiate athletics, Olympic and international sports issues, professional athletics, and agents, as well as gender and racial equity. The authors reveal the scope and depth of the area while keeping their presentation coherent and concise: principal cases include both leading historical and major recent sports law cases ancillary legal doctrines and minor cases are discussed in detailed introductory and historical materials for each chapter offers analysis of the developing legal principles governing the amateur and professional sports industries includes an appropriate amount of introductory and explanatory materials, notes, and questions that facilitate student understanding raises some of the deeper philosophical, sociological, psychological, and economic policy issues that arise in the sports context, mirroring the practice of law in the 21st century generally, and heightening student understanding of sports-related legal issues students gain opportunities to apply new knowledge and develop their skills through a series of hypothetical problems as well as exercises in client counseling, negotiation, and document drafting exercises To enable effective teaching, the authors make their casebook: flexible, so instructors can cover selected sections or chapters for a general sports law course or separate courses in either Amateur Sports Law or Professional Sports Law comprehensive, with coverage of a wide variety of legal issues affecting the sports industry adaptable for use in both law school and graduate-level sports law courses part of a complete teaching package that includes a detailed Teacher's Manual with answers to all questions and problems, as well as sample syllabi
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Cases and Materials

Author: D. Kelly Weisberg,Susan Frelich Appleton

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454874708

Category: Law

Page: 992

View: 6405

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.
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Author: Douglas J. Whaley,Stephen M. McJohn

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454874856

Category: Law

Page: 504

View: 4938

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
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Concise Edition

Author: Douglas Laycock

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454838205

Category: Law

Page: 864

View: 7868

Modern American Remedies: Cases and Materials is known for a strong organization that highlights remedies categories and concepts within daily teaching units of roughly equal length, each focused on a clear central theme. The text achieves a solid balance of public and private law and integrates basic legal and economic information, without letting either dominate the book. Memorable cases and well-written notes offer plenty of information to inform class discussion. Following the same organization, scope of coverage, and daily units as the Fourth Edition, the Concise Fourth features tightly focused notes emphasizing basic principles and central points, with fewer illustrations and fewer collateral issues. The volume of notes has been reduced by more than 35%. The Fourth Edition introduces 36 new principal cases, including: In re September 11th Litigation (on the measure of damages for the destruction of the World Trade Center); eBay v. MercExchange LLC (on the prerequisites to an injunction, or on undue hardship, depending on one's point of view); Exxon Shipping Co. v. Baker (on the federal common law standard for measuring punitive damages); and Philip Morris USA v. Williams (on the constitutional limits on punitive damages). Substantial reworking of Chapter 8, on restitution, reflects the Restatement (Third) of Restitution and Unjust Enrichment.
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Cases and Materials

Author: Charles R.T. O'Kelley,Robert B. Thompson

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454883022

Category: Law

Page: 1175

View: 8165

Corporations and Other Business Associations: Cases and Materials
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Cases, Commentary, and Problems

Author: David A. Sklansky

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454874694

Category: Law

Page: 840

View: 5957

A highly flexible casebook focusing on core concepts and central controversies in evidence law. With well-selected and tightly edited cases, this casebook offers thoroughly up-to-date coverage of technical and jurisprudential developments in scientific proof. Specifically, the fourth edition contains a dozen new cases while also dropping older material made redundant by the additions. The author has replaced the Supreme Court s confrontation decisions in Davis v. Washington and Michigan v. Bryant with the Court s 2015 decision in Clark v. Ohio. The Court s 2012 decision in Williams v. Illinois, regarding confrontation and expert witnesses, has replaced State v. Lewis. And Warger v. Shauers, the Court s 2014 decision applying Federal Rule of Evidence 606(b), has pushed aside Tanner v. United States and People v. Fleiss.
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Author: Michael J. Zimmer,Charles A. Sullivan

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454892196

Category: Law

Page: 888

View: 7932

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.
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Cases and Materials

Author: Kathleen F. Brickey

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 9780735590212

Category: Law

Page: 709

View: 1816

With an emphasis on substantive law, this extensively revised casebook
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