Legal Protection of the Environment

Author: Craig N. Johnston,William F. Funk,Victor B. Flatt

Publisher: West Academic

ISBN: 9780314152664

Category: Law

Page: 771

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This new casebook is an excellent tool for teaching students how to analyze environmental issues and become environmental lawyers. It covers the most significant environmental programs, shows how they operate, and demonstrates how remaining ambiguities are resolved by both agencies and the courts. In addition to containing thorough coverage of the major pollution control laws and NEPA, this book places more emphasis than most similar books do on areas such as the wetlands program and the Endangered Species Act.
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Disability Rights Law

Cases and Materials

Author: Samuel R. Bagenstos

Publisher: Foundation Press

ISBN: 9781609303532

Category: Law

Page: 881

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This casebook focuses on the large issues of doctrine, theory, and policy that disability rights law raises in employment, government services, public accommodations, health care, housing, and education. This book focuses less on identifying "the rules" of disability rights law and more on exploring the big questions through longer excerpts from a smaller number of cases. It includes textual notes examining key theoretical and policy questions. New edition includes updated discussion of the ADAAA and new EEOC and DOJ regulations, deinstitutionalization litigation, standing and pleading requirements in public accommodations litigation, the implications of the Affordable Care Act, and other topics.
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Federal Administrative Law

Author: Gary Lawson

Publisher: West Academic

ISBN: 9780314199324

Category: Law

Page: 1060

View: 3320

The Fifth Edition of Lawson s Federal Administrative Law, like the previous four editions, emphasizes doctrine and its historical evolution in exploring the four basic foundations of federal administrative law: separation of powers, statutorily- and constitutionally-required procedures for agency adjudication and rulemaking, scope of judicial review of agency action, and the availability and timing of judicial review. The book concentrates on federal administrative law in order to provide the fundamental knowledge necessary to understand the subject in other jurisdictions. It also maintains the straightforward organization and don t-hide-the-ball presentation that has characterized the book since its inception.
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Administrative Procedure and Practice

A Contemporary Approach

Author: WILLIAM. SHAPIRO FUNK (SIDNEY. WEAVER, RUSSELL.),Russell Weaver

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781640208452

Category:

Page: N.A

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The 6th Edition of this popular casebook has been revised as part of the Interactive Casebook Series and, like previous editions, focuses on real problems and real administrative practice. Problems serve as the primary pedagogical tool, including problems that do not involve courts. The book raises ethical issues distinctive to government lawyers, requires students to parse statutory and regulatory text in solving problems, and orients the course around administrative law practice rather than theory. While theory is not ignored, the book focuses on reality-based problems that put theory in context. It includes the most recent important Supreme Court and Courts of Appeals cases, including King v. Burwell, with its rejection of Chevron when a case involves interpretive questions of deep "economic and political significance"; Perez v. Mortgage Bankers Ass'n, which overruled the D.C. Circuit's Alaska Hunters line of cases; Lexmark International's attempt to clarify the meaning of prudential standing; Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins, with its rejection of standing absent concrete injury to a person, even when a person's statutory right has been violated; and Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes' elaboration of the test for finality. In addition, the new edition joins the ranks of Interactive Casebooks, a new breed of casebook that features a novel visual display and layout that uses text boxes, and color/border segregated feature sections for hypotheticals, reference to scholarly debates, useful information for students, and provocative questions. A major distinguishing feature of the book is its inclusion of an accompanying electronic version with the extensive hyperlinking to Westlaw versions of legal materials, Black's Law Dictionary definitions, supplementary online resources and more. The Sixth Edition utilizes the CasebookPlus(tm) platform, providing students with digital access to faculty-authored self-assessments that are keyed to the text.
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Renewable Energy

Law, Policy and Practice

Author: Troy Rule

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781683281429

Category:

Page: 802

View: 4613

This book is the nation's first hardcover casebook devoted to renewable energy law and policy--a captivating and rapidly-expanding area of legal practice. It provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the diverse array of legal issues associated with renewable energy development, ranging from wind rights to solar access protection to geothermal resource rights. The book also features detailed coverage of various policy questions that continue to impact the renewable energy sector, including debates about the propriety of renewable energy subsidies and about how to address rooftop solar growth's impacts on electric utilities. In addition to its dozens of excerpted cases, statutes, and articles, the book contains a simplified wind energy lease and realistic samples of other materials that transactional lawyers are likely to encounter when representing renewable energy developers. With more than 200+ answerable questions and several extended Policy Problems and Practical Skills Exercises, the book is ideal for educational use. However, its unique and exhaustive contents also make it a valuable resource for anyone seeking to do legal or policy work in the nation's burgeoning renewable energy industry.
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Fundamental Trial Advocacy

Author: Charles H. Rose

Publisher: West Group

ISBN: 9780314177087

Category: Law

Page: 415

View: 5963

" This book is designed to empower advocates everywhere to more effectively represent clients. It does so by focusing on the law, the skill, and the art of advocacy, combining these three portions of the advocacy process to ensure that the final product outweighs the sum of its parts. This book takes the common-sense approaches of the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and Professor Mauet's work at the University of Arizona, combining the best of their methodologies with a superior structure for case analysis and an attention to the art of advocacy that is not normally discussed."--Publisher's website.
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Law practice management

materials and cases

Author: Gary A. Munneke

Publisher: West Group

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 634

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Introduction to Law Practice

Materials and Cases

Author: Gary A. Munneke

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 396

View: 1939

Topics covered include organizational and management structure, personnel issues, compensation, office equipment, physical space, automation, research, and billing, among others. The book is replete with a striking forward-looking essay on the future of law practice and law office management.
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Complex Litigation

Cases and Materials on Advanced Civil Procedure

Author: Richard L. Marcus,Edward F. Sherman

Publisher: West Group

ISBN: 9780314147349

Category: Law

Page: 960

View: 1927

Text is designed for an upper-level division course, and it serves as a useful source and reference book for students once they are in practice. In-depth coverage of the nature of complex litigation.
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White Collar Crime

Law and Practice

Author: Jerold Israel,Ellen Podgor,Paul Borman,Peter Henning

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9780314283580

Category:

Page: 936

View: 4716

The book is designed to promote student appreciation of the interaction of legal doctrines as they are applied in the white collar crime field. The material exposes students to substantive criminal law, criminal procedure, administrative procedure, corporate law, evidence, civil procedure, sentencing law, and highly specialized regulatory law. The book also allows students to appreciate the influence of administrative policies and the influence of the basic "culture" of white collar criminal practice. In addition to traditional materials in the casebook, a companion statutory and documentary supplement provides rich primary source material.
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Cases and materials on legislation

statutes and the creation of public policy

Author: William N. Eskridge,Philip P. Frickey,Elizabeth Garrett

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Art

Page: 137

View: 7897

Contains an introduction to legislation; descriptive and normative theories of legislation, including procedural theories of legislation, pluralism and interest groups, and institutional theories of legislation; Title VII: interpretive issues and political theories, the Supreme Court's decision in Griggs, affirmative action United States Steelworkers of America v. Weber and Johnson v. Transportation Agency, Santa Clara County; legislative drafting; representational structures, structures of legislative deliberation; statutes as a source of public policy in the United States; theories of statutory interpretation; doctrines of statutory interpretation; and the implementation of statutes.
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Professional Responsibility

Problems, Cases, and Materials

Author: James R. Devine,William B. Fisch,Stephen D. Easton

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9780314908858

Category: Law

Page: 615

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The Fourth Edition of this popular text continues the tradition of using problems to help students identify professional responsibility issues, then providing references to the relevant Model Rules and excerpts from reported cases, ethics committee opinions, law review and bar journal articles, and other secondary sources. The approach is comprehensive, with discussions of all of the Model Rules and most of the Model Code of Judicial Conduct, including new provisions of both sets of rules adopted since the Third Edition of the text. The text is still a reasonable size (600 pages), allowing instructors to cover the entire book in a three hour class. The Teacher's Manual and website provide instructors with lecture outlines, PowerPoint slides, a sample syllabus, and even sample quiz and final examination questions, so this is not just a textbook, but also a complete "course kit" for Professional Responsibility instructors.
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Administrative Law

Author: William F. Funk,Richard H. Seamon

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 9781454850106

Category: Law

Page: 456

View: 9956

A favorite among successful students, and often recommended by professors, the unique Examples & Explanations series gives you extremely clear introductions to concepts followed by realistic examples that mirror those presented in the classroom throughout the semester. Use at the beginning and midway through the semester to deepen your understanding through clear explanations, corresponding hypothetical fact patterns, and analysis. Then use to study for finals by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the accompanying analysis. Designed to complement your casebook, the trusted Examples & Explanations titles get right to the point in a conversational, often humorous style that helps you learn the material each step of the way and prepare for the exam at the end of the course. The unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations series is invaluable to teach yourself the subject from the first day of class until your last review before the final. Each guide: helps you learn new material by working through chapters that explain each topic in simple languagechallenges your understanding with hypotheticals similar to those presented in classprovides valuable opportunity to study for the final by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the corresponding analysisquickly gets to the point in conversational style laced with humorremains a favorite among law school studentsis often recommended by professors who encourage the use of study guidesworks with ALL the major casebooks, suits any class on a given topicprovides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures
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Wildlife Law

Author: Dale Goble,Eric Freyfogle,Annecoos Wiersema,Eric Biber,Fred Cheever

Publisher: Foundation Press

ISBN: 9781628101041

Category:

Page: N.A

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This edition draws liberally upon the subject's rich history, in law and culture. Without that history there can be no firm understanding of the subject. Animals are living entities, organized into shifting, complex ecological systems; from the first page, biology plays a critical role in our story. Moral sentiments and ethical values have expanded to attend to the plight of particular animals, to species, and to the healthy functioning of communities. Ethical concerns, too, appear in this edition as a key issue. The authors have, in effect, combined several wildlife law books into one, to give instructors freedom to tailor their courses as they see fit. Adopters of this edition need not endeavor to use the book in its entirety, nor is there reason to do so. Many of the chapters standalone and can be used in various combinations.
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Cases and Materials on State and Local Government Law

Author: Richard Briffault,Laurie Reynolds

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9780314285010

Category: Local government

Page: 1164

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The 8th Edition continues earlier editionsâe(tm) focus on the critical roles played by states and local governments and the complex structure of our state-local system. It challenges students to understand the competing models of local government that frame the field. It then takes that theoretical analysis to the hands-on questions of local government formation and boundary chan≥ home rule and state-local disputes; interlocal conflict and regional governance; spending, tax and debt limits; and service delivery. This Edition contains a new treatment of fiscal distress and municipal bankruptcy, and examines the state and local roles in such cutting edge issues as fracking, school finance, promoting social and economic equity, and economic development.
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Administrative Law

Author: Alfred C. Aman, Jr.,William T. Mayton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780314279415

Category: Law

Page: 861

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Social Security Law, Policy, and Practice

Author: Frank Bloch,Jon Dubin

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781634603591

Category:

Page: 277

View: 9714

This casebook covers Social Security law and practice, including selected current policy issues related to the scope and administration of the program. The book begins with an introductory chapter that places the Social Security Act in its historical and constitutional context. It also explores the future of Social Security with a brief discussion of selected contemporary policy issues. The remainder of the book can be divided into two parts. The first part consists of chapters on the eligibility requirements for benefits, including both financial and categorical criteria. The second part focuses on Social Security practice, including the administrative appeals process and judicial review. The book touches on all of the Actâe(tm)s major benefit programs; however, since the vast majority of contested Social Security claims involve disability benefits, the disability programsâe(tm) eligibility criteria and related policy and practice issues are discussed in greater detail. "Social Security Law, Policy, and Practice, the new book from Professors Frank Bloch and Jon Dubin, provides a rich set of materials on the law and practice of social security law, especially social security disability law and practice, combined with a discussion of selected issues of social security policy. The book makes complex material clear and accessible and the chapters on social security practice and administrative advocacy are particularly timely and useful. Students and new lawyers will get a thorough exposure not only to the theoretical, policy, and doctrinal underpinnings of the law but also on how advocacy can translate these principles into action. Well done!" âe"Robert Dinerstein, Professor of Law & Associate Dean for Experiential Education, American University, Washington College of Law âe Social Security law is a critically important area of law that is sprawling and complex. Mastery of the procedural regime is vital to practice in this field and the policy questions that our Social Security system deals with raise fundamental questions about our society that continue to be contested. Bloch & Dubin's Social Security Law, Policy & Practice puts it all together in a clear and organized manner that enables students to understand both the big picture questions and the finer grained issues that make up the bread and butter of social security practice. Most importantly, it draws the connections between these different dimensions so that students can see how issues in individual cases link up to the larger policy questions. I cannot think of another single source that puts it all together so comprehensively and so clearly. It sets a new standard for teaching materials in this vital and growing field of practice.âe âe"Matthew Diller, Dean & Paul Fuller Professor of Law, Fordham University School of Law
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