Author: Matthew J. Mitten,Timothy Davis,Rodney K. Smith,Kenneth L. Shropshire
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
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
Matthew J. Mitten,Timothy Davis,Rodney K. Smith,Kenneth L. Shropshire
Author: Matthew J. Mitten,Timothy Davis,Rodney K. Smith,Kenneth L. Shropshire
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
The authors of the leading sports law casebook joined with two of the leaders in the sports law field to develop a problem-based sports law and governance text for undergraduate and graduate students. The text is presented in the traditional law school case method style, with a unique focus on how those regulatory and governance materials can be used to solve problems in sports, from issues like Deflategate to the future of big-time intercollegiate athletics. Whether students are interested in careers in professional or amateur sports law, they will acquire foundational knowledge that will help them identify legal issues, minimize risk, and become a generation of problem solvers within the sports industry. Contracts, torts, agency, labor/employment, antitrust, and intellectual property law are all addressed, as well as health and safety issues and high school, college, and international/Olympic/regulatory concerns. In a world where sports has proven to be a leader, the book also addresses racial and gender equity issues in depth.
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.
A concise, accessible, practical, and student-friendly presentation of the mergers and acquisitions materials that law students need to know in order to hit the ground running in a transactional setting. Based on the fundamental precept that students taking the course are curious about the subject, but generally have limited familiarity with the business world of mergers and acquisitions, Mergers and Acquisitions: Cases and Materials, Fourth Edition introduces topics traditionally covered in the study of M&A law in terms that are accessible to the uninitiated law student, demystifying what is often an intimidating and overwhelmingly jargon-laden body of law.
This casebook goes beyond the rules in teaching students the subtle differences between proper and improper conduct. Writing in his direct and lively style, Stephen Gillers explores the subtleties and nuances of the legal and ethical rules governing lawyers and judges. From great teaching cases, timely materials, and realistic problems, students come away with new insight, equipped to detect and avoid improper conduct over the course of their professional careers. Refined through years of classroom use, this casebook also offers comprehensive coverage, a balanced mix of materials, discussion beyond the rules and from different perspectives, detailed notes, and an accessible and engaging style. Key Benefits: Comprehensive coverage—includes the full range of professional responsibility issues Excellent case selection, manageable length, accessible style Well-balanced mix of cases, secondary sources, and timely materials—often drawn from recent headlines Realistic, helpful, and abundant problems—new and revised, many based on actual events, and which facilitate class discussion Detailed and challenging notes—providing in-depth treatment of the issues Discussion beyond the rules and from different perspectives New cases and materials on recent Supreme Court opinions, on a lawyer-agent’s binding authority, discipline for invading an opposing lawyer’s attorney-client relationship, racially biased prosecutorial summations, the definition of “the practice of law” and its effect on the market for legal services, the LegalZoom settlement with North Carolina, improper inferences in jury arguments, causation requirements in proving criminal defense lawyer malpractice, and lawyer liability for fraud in negotiations
James D. Cox,Robert W. Hillman,Donald C. Langevoort
Author: James D. Cox,Robert W. Hillman,Donald C. Langevoort
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
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
This updated casebook is designed for a first-year class on Legislation & Regulation, and provides a proven, ready-to-use set of materials for those interested in introducing such a class to their 1L curriculum. The book focuses on the tools and methods of interpreting legal texts, using Supreme Court and other appellate decisions as the primary texts, yet the note material gently introduces students to applicable insights from political science, history, economics, and philosophy. The book aims to familiarize students with tools and techniques that lawyers and judges use when crafting legal arguments in statutory or regulatory contexts, and to give students a sense of the larger questions of institutional design implicated by these interpretive questions.
Arthur Melamed,Randal C. Picker,Diane P. Wood,Philip J. Weiser
Author: Arthur Melamed,Randal C. Picker,Diane P. Wood,Philip J. Weiser
Publisher: Foundation Press
Category: Antitrust law
This edition of the book offers a comprehensive re-thinking of antitrust law, approaching competition problems in the market from a functional standpoint. The book has roots in prior editions, but it really offers a top-to-bottom reconsideration of how best to present modern issues in antitrust. After a brief introduction to the origins and objectives of antitrust law, the book launches the study of the field with a chapter on the concept of market power and the meaning of competition--building blocks that are essential to understanding everything else that follows in the course. It then devotes three chapters to the primary kinds of antitrust issues that arise from marketplace conduct: horizontal agreements among competitors, vertical distribution agreements, and exclusionary practices (whether done by a single firm or a group). Because of their importance to the economy, as well as to antitrust practice, mergers have their own chapter, which provides not only the important judicial opinions in this area, but also extensive materials from the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission, the primary regulators of merger activity. The book then turns to two specialized issues that are of growing importance: the way in which U.S. antitrust laws operate in the global economy, and an innovative new chapter on intellectual property, technology, and platforms. It concludes with a chapter discussing the legal boundaries around the field of antitrust, including exemptions and immunities, and a chapter on the institutional framework for enforcement--the framework that translates words on a page into reality on the ground. The Seventh Edition retains and, where appropriate, adds to, the problems that have been a feature of this book for decades. To maximize instructor flexibility, the problems for each topic now appear at the end of the chapter.
For more than two decades, Health Law: Cases, Materials and Problems has defined the field of health law, providing a balanced overview of law as it affects patients, professionals, institutions, and entities that deliver and finance U.S. health care. Health Law comprehensively treats topics concerns such as the oversight of quality (including the latest developments in patient safety), cost control (including consumer-directed health care), guarantees of adequate access to services, exempt-organization tax issues, transactions and relationships among health care professionals and providers, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), and malpractice litigation. Written without a policy bias to fairly reflect all viewpoints, the book considers legal and ethical issues involving death, human reproduction, medical treatment decision making, and medical research. It also explores the government's efforts to control costs and expand access through Medicare and Medicaid and examines government attempts to police anticompetitive activities, fraud, and abuse. Using carefully edited primary materials and effective classroom-tested problems, the book exposes students to the core issues in health law.
Modern Consumer Law is a lively, concise, problem-focused text on contemporary consumer law. It is the only text on the market conceptualized after Dodd-Frank and its creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The book takes a functional approach to consumer law, looking at types of transactions such as mortgages as well as kinds of laws such as disclosure rules. It examines core theoretical questions in an accessible way, revealing consumer law as a series of statutes built on the common law foundations of contract and tort. Organized into 28 class-sized assignments, the book is easy to adapt to a teacher’s preferences in terms of focus and class credits. The problems provide students with the opportunity to apply statutes to realistic situations and ask them to consider the perspectives of consumers, businesses, and lawmakers. Katherine Porter is a national expert in consumer law and a co-author of Wolter Kluwer’s The Law of Debtors and Creditors.
This user-friendly book - noted for its comprehensive legal process approach to the depth and complexity of modern environmental law - gives students a solid doctrinal footing in the law and helps build their analytical skills. Environmental Law and Policy: Nature, Law, and Society, Fourth Edition, uses the legal process approach, building on a base of common law and constitutional law and continuing on to statutory and administrative law, to illustrate both the structure of the law and how it works. Among the attributes that have made this classroom-tested casebook a favorite: coverage not only of the staples of environmental law but of hot topical areas of climate change law, regulation of toxics including consumer product exposures, natural ecological services, risk assessment, "brown-fielding" of contaminated sites, and the linkage between endangered polar bears and atmospheric loading broad topical coverage is supplemented with a reference section that includes a Statutory Capsule Appendix and an annotated Glossary of Acronyms and Abbreviations extensive author-written explanations accompanied by a large number of visuals, including charts, graphs, and photographs statutory and regulatory materials that build on the common law foundation of environmental law, showing the various ways in which statutes address environmental problems and pointing out the strengths and weaknesses of each generic statutory type The Fourth Edition, which has been reorganized to bring related content together to better correspond to the amount of time usually spent on various topics, features: a new co-author, Noah D. Hall of Wayne State an array of significant materials not generally covered in other casebooks, including: The Copenhagen Climate Change Conference (the December 2009 international climate change greenhouse gas regulatory negotiations) Exxon Shipping v. Baker (oil spill punitive damages) Native Village of Kivalina v. ExxonMobil (climate change/public nuisance tort) National Assoc. of Homebuilders v. Defenders of Wildlife (endangered species and clash of statutes/ESA, CWA) Coeur Alaska v. SE Alaska Conservation Council ("When can a pristine river be a toxic disposal lagoon?" and the Supreme Court's recent parade of retreats from environmental protection) So. Utah Wilderness Alliance v. Norton (as a reflection of pressures on resources planning) Stop the Beach Renourishment v. Florida (sea-rise and oceanfront property) expanded coverage of clean water, greenhouse gas trading, carbon taxes, and more The outstanding author team of Environmental Law and Policy: Nature, Law, and Society, Fourth Edition, offers accessible, comprehensive coverage of the fundamentals of environmental law as well as today's hot topics.
This book is an interactive, hands-on guide to negotiating, drafting and litigating agreements in the context of representation of professional athletes. The book begins with the negotiation and drafting of a standard form athlete representation agreement. In so doing, it details all of the NCAA amateurism rules and the legal do's and don'ts relating to the recruiting of pre-professional athletes. Subsequent chapters track the typical progression of a successful professional athlete's career: the drafting, negotiating and (where necessary) litigating of product endorsement and license agreements in the increasingly important context of protecting professional athletes' rights of publicity. Interactive group negotiation/drafting hypotheticals are also provided in the areas of fantasy sports, and of representing the "mature athlete" who is nearing the end of his career. The book concludes with a Jerry McGuire-type litigation hypothetical and settlement agreement negotiation exercise involving the "super-agent" entering and exiting the "mega agency." A companion Teacher's Manual provides exemplar class plans and student responses to each chapter's hypotheticals. The Manual will allow any instructor to use the text on a stand-alone basis, or as a companion to Weiler's Sports and the Law, or other sports law casebooks. The Second Edition also includes new Agent/Athlete Representation Agreements and new Athlete Licensing and Product Endorsement Agreements.
Simon Gardiner,Simon Boyes,Urvasi Naidoo,John O'Leary,Roger Welch
Author: Simon Gardiner,Simon Boyes,Urvasi Naidoo,John O'Leary,Roger Welch
Long established as the market leading textbook on sports law, this much-anticipated new edition offers a comprehensive and authoritative examination of the legal issues surrounding and governing sport internationally. Locating the legal regulation of sport within an explicit socio-economic context, this refocused edition is divided into four core parts: Governance & Sport; Commercial Regulation; Sports Workplace; and Safety in Sport. Recent developments covered in this edition include: EU competition law interaction with sport under arts. 101 and 102 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union; the current World Anti-Doping Agency code; analysis of the recent Court of Arbitration for Sport Jurisprudence; reforms of the transfer system in team sports; anti-discrimination provisions in sport; engagement with match fixing; a focus on the legal context of 2012 London Olympics. Essential reading for students studying sports law or sports-related courses, this textbook will also prove useful to sports law practitioners and sports administrators in need of a clear companion to the field.
The second edition of The Law of Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance follows the first edition, as the first casebook focused on the law of governance, risk management, and compliance. Author Geoffrey P. Miller, a highly respected professor of corporate and financial law, brings real world experience to the book as a member of the board of directors and audit and risk committees of a significant banking institution. The book addresses issues of fundamental importance for any regulated organization (the $13 billion settlement between JPMorgan Chase and its regulators is only one of many examples). This book can be a cornerstone for courses on compliance, corporate governance, or on the role of attorneys in managing risk in organizational clients.
Text, Cases and Problems, 4th, Documentary and Statutory Supplement
Author: Paul C. Weiler,Gary R. Roberts,Roger I. Abrams
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
This product covers a portion of the large array of privately written rules defining what sports players can and cannot do--rules contained in constitutions and bylaws governing professional sports leagues and individual sports tours. League, National Collegiate Athletic Association, and other sports constitutions, as well as collective bargaining agreements, can be hundreds of pages long. The authors have included excerpts that are of greatest assistance to readers.
Russell L. Weaver,Steven I. Friedland,Catherine Hancock,Bryan K. Fair,John C. Knechtle,Richard D. Rosen
Author: Russell L. Weaver,Steven I. Friedland,Catherine Hancock,Bryan K. Fair,John C. Knechtle,Richard D. Rosen
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Constitutional Law: Cases, Materials, and Problems, Fourth Edition uses a thought-provoking problem approach that encourages students to delve deeper into constitutional doctrine and gives them an accessible and interesting way to learn constitutional issues. Problems at the beginning of each chapter are referenced throughout the text for continuity. Principal constitutional law cases are edited as lightly as possible to allow the Supreme Court to speak for itself, and shorter notes accompany the problems.
Author: Joseph William Singer,Eduardo Moises Penalver
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Buy anew versionof this Connected Casebook and receiveaccessto theonline e-book, practice questionsfrom your favorite study aids, and anoutline toolon CasebookConnect, the all in one learning solution for law school students. CasebookConnect offers you what you need most to be successful in your law school classes - portability, meaningful feedback, and greater efficiency. This looseleaf version of the Connected Casebook does not come with a binder. 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 andlawyeringskills. 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., Obergefellv. Hodges, andReed v. Town of Gilbert, and 3 decided or pending cases with implications for regulatory takings, Horne v.Dep'tof Agriculture, Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States, andMurrv. State. Key Features: Updated to reflect significant changes in the law of property to help professors keep current and be aware of emerging disputes. These include multiple new Supreme Court cases covering: upholding disparate impact claims under the Fair Housing Act; finding a constitutional right to same-sex marriage; broadly applying the First Amendment's free speech clause to sign regulations; and three decided or pending cases with implications for regulatory takings New materials and problems have been included in several areas: Collisions between the sharing economy and servitude, zoning, and landlord-tenant law; Questions of the inheritance rights of children born through assisted reproductive technology; Continuing litigation over the Rails-to-Trails Act conversion of abandoned railroad tracks into recreational trails Invalidation of the copyright on the Happy Birthday song; Commonwealth v.Magadini, (Mass. 2016), upholding a necessity defense to a trespass charge against a homeless man; and The Revised Uniform Residential Landlord and Tenant Act, adopted in 2015. CasebookConnectfeatures: ONLINE E-BOOK Law school comes with a lot of reading, so access your enhanced e-book anytime, anywhere to keep up with your coursework. Highlight, take notes in the margins, and search the full text to quickly find coverage of legal topics. PRACTICE QUESTIONS Quiz yourself before class and prep for your exam in the Study Center. Practice questions fromExamples & Explanations, Emanuel Law Outlines, Emanuel Law in a Flashflashcards, and other best-selling study aid series help you study for exams while tracking your strengths and weaknesses to help optimize your study time. OUTLINE TOOL Most professors will tell you that starting your outline early is key to being successful in your law school classes. The Outline Tool automatically populates your notes and highlights from the e-book into an editable format to accelerate your outline creation and increase study time later in the semester.
Category: Consolidation and merger of corporations
Providing a clear and comprehensive exposition of takeover law in the UK, this book analyses the principles behind the Takeover Code, explaining the origin, effect, and operation of the rules and regulation with reference to practice and theory. Set in an economic context, the book includes coverage of the jurisprudence of the Takeover Panel, and offers an in-depth understanding of takeover regulation while also providing a degree of context and background to make sense of the regulation. A thoughtful explanation of takeover law, this is a valuable resource for the field of takeover law