This hugely successful cases-and-problems book is acclaimed for its textual clarity, evenhanded perspective, and contemporary, up-to-date character. Easily distinguished from other property casebooks for its clear descriptions of legal doctrine and its variations; its explanations of the social ramifications of property law; its emphasis on both statutory and regulatory interpretation; its comprehensive treatment of public accommodations and fair housing law, current tribal property issues, and property in human bodies; and its use of the problem method to teach legal reasoning and lawyering skills. Thoroughly updated to reflect significant changes in the law of property, the Seventh Edition incorporates multiple new Supreme Court cases, including: Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc., Obergefell v. Hodges, and Reed v. Town of Gilbert, and three decided or pending cases with implications for regulatory takings, Horne v. Dep’t of Agriculture, Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States, and Murr v. State.
Keyed to Courses Using Singer's Property Law: Rules, Policies, and Practices
Author: Aspen Publishers
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
After your casebook, Casenote Legal Briefs will be your most important reference source for the entire semester. It is the most popular legal briefs series available, with over 130 titles, and is relied on by thousands of students for its expert case summaries, comprehensive analysis of concurrences and dissents, as well as of the majority opinion in the briefs. Casenotes Features: Keyed to specific casebooks by title/author Most current briefs available Redesigned for greater student accessibility Sample brief with element descriptions called out Redesigned chapter opener provides rule of law and page number for each brief Quick Course Outline chart included with major titles Revised glossary in dictionary format
Law and Professionalization in American Legal Culture
Author: Angela Fernandez
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Offers new understandings of the famous foxhunting case, Pierson v. Post, and its role in legal education and legal professionalization. This book is meant for legal historians, lawyers, and law professors and students.
This collection of essays by legal scholars explores the digital revolution that has transformed legal education. It discusses the way digital materials will be created and how they will change concepts of authorship as well as methods of production and distribution. The book also explores the impact of digital materials on law school classrooms and law libraries, and the potential transformation of the curriculum that these materials are likely to produce.
This book deals with the federal income tax as it bears on gratuitous transfers and with the federal wealth transfer taxes. The federal wealth transfer taxes presently consist of a partially unified estate and gift tax and a generation-skipping tax. The federal transfer tax system is separate and apart from the federal income tax. Features: Emphasis on text, statutes, and regulations, rather than cases (especially cases that involve routine application of law to facts) "Building block" organization (simple to complex estates), rather than segmented organization according to Code sections. Extensive use of questions and problems to aid students High-profile authorship in Joseph M. Dodge (a highly regarded tax specialist), Wendy C. Gerzog, and Bridget J. Crawford (both well-established in the field) The book reconstitutes the Estate and Gift tax course from the ground up in light of modern estates practice. For example, special valuation rules are treated as basic, as opposed to being just "tacked on" as other books treat them. More emphasis on valuation and use of FLPs than in other books. Valuation is introduced early on and integrated with other material Integration of related income tax materials, including income taxation of estates and trusts Relation of tax doctrine to tax planning strategies Focus on doctrine that influences the practice of estate and trust law, rather than doctrine for its own sake Reference to state law (including recent developments) as it bears on transfer tax issues, with full coverage of issues raised by community property systems
To keep pace with the recent major changes in bankruptcy law, noted author Brian Blum presents a completely revised edition of his popular study guide, BANKRUPCTY AND DEBTOR/CREDITOR: Examples & Explanations. This comprehensive paperback is well known for its effectiveness in helping students understand the many rules, principles, and policies of the area. The book earns the loyalty of both students and instructors for its: distinguished authorship from Brian Blum, who has written other successful titles in the Examples & Explanations Series and is a recognized master of the method time-tested examples and explanations that clarify potentially confusing material exceptionally clear and engaging writing organization and coverage that tracks the leading casebooks in Bankruptcy and Debtor/Creditor Law problems that allow students to test their understanding of the law The Fourth Edition responds to the 2005 Bankruptcy Act: the Fourth Edition will be updated to reflect changes in bankruptcy law since 2004, and will concentrate particularly on changes made by the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005. the entire text is revised to correspond to current practice new and updated examples and explanations focus on areas of change new cases illustrate key points BANKRUPTCY AND DEBTOR/CREDITOR LAW: Examples & Explanations, Fourth Edition, provides the extra help students need to master fundamental concepts in this dynamic area. Be sure to recommend this timely and dependable study guide to your next class.