The History of Legal Education in the United States

Commentaries and Primary Sources

Author: Steve Sheppard

Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.

ISBN: 1584776900

Category: History

Page: 1206

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An invaluable and fascinating resource, this carefully edited anthology presents recent writings by leading legal historians, many commissioned for this book, along with a wealth of related primary sources by John Adams, James Barr Ames, Thomas Jefferson, Christopher C. Langdell, Karl N. Llewellyn, Roscoe Pound, Tapping Reeve, Theodore Roosevelt, Joseph Story, John Henry Wigmore and other distinguished contributors to American law. It is divided into nine sections: Teaching Books and Methods in the Lecture Hall, Examinations and Evaluations, Skills Courses, Students, Faculty, Scholarship, Deans and Administration, Accreditation and Association, and Technology and the Future. Contributors to this volume include Morris Cohen, Daniel R. Coquillette, Michael Hoeflich, John H. Langbein, William P. LaPiana and Fred R. Shapiro. Steve Sheppard is the William Enfield Professor of Law, University of Arkansas School of Law.
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Course Notes: Contract Law

Author: Daniel Rahnavard

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1444163094

Category: Law

Page: 216

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The ideal companion to developing the essential skills needed to undertake the core module of contract law as part of undergraduate study of law or a qualifying GDL/CPE conversion course. Providing support for learning and revision throughout, the key skills are demonstrated in the context of the core topics of study with expertly written example sets of notes, followed by opportunities to learn and test your knowledge by creating and maintaining your own summaries of the key points. The chapters are reinforced with a series of workpoints to test your analytical, communication and organisational skills; checkpoints, to test recall of the essential facts; and research points, to practice self-study and to gain familiarity with legal sources. 'Course Notes: Contract Law' is designed for those keen to succeed in examinations and assessments with view to taking you one step further towards the development of the professional skills required for your later career. In addition, concepts are set out both verbally and in diagrammatic form for clarity, and the essential case law is displayed in a series of straightforward and indisposable tables illustrating how best to analyse and compare legal points as expressed by the opinions of the authorities in each case. To check your answers to questions examples are provided online along with sample essay plans and web links to useful web sites and sources as part of the ever popular resources at www.unlockingthelaw.co.uk, making this the ideal resource to guide you through the demands of compiling and revising the information you will need for your exams.
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Contract Law Q and A 2003-2004

Author: Richard Stone

Publisher: Cavendish Publishing

ISBN: 184314493X

Category: Law

Page: 267

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This book provides invaluable assistance to all those facing coursework assignments or examinations in contract law. It provides the student with an easy method of identifying all the main points in a particular area, whilst teaching by illustration the skills needed to write good answers to contract questions.The questions and answers cover all the main areas dealt with in undergraduate and PGDL contract courses. This edition, which contains several completely new questions, has been fully revised to take account of recent developments. The most important of these are the House of Lords decisions in Royal Bank of Scotland v Etridge (No 2) (2001) (undue influence) and Farley v Skinner (2001) (damages for non-pecuniary loss), and the Court of Appeal decision in Great Peace Shipping Ltd v Tsavliris Salvage (International) Ltd (2002) (mistake). In the area of contract formation, the Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000 and the European Directive on Electronic Commerce 2000 are both fully covered, and the developing area of contracting over the internet is dealt with in detail.
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Contract Law Directions

Author: Richard Taylor,Damian Taylor

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780199299997

Category: Law

Page: 388

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Contract Law Directions is written in an informal, engaging and lively manner with an emphasis on explaining the key topics covered on contract law courses with clarity. No previous knowledge is assumed making this an ideal text for those encountering contract law for the first time. - ;Contract Law Directions is written in an informal, engaging and lively manner with an emphasis on explaining the key topics covered on contract law courses with clarity. No previous knowledge is assumed making this the ideal text for those encountering contract law for the first time. Logically structured in four parts and designed to reflect the content of contract law courses the book provides clear coverage of all main topics. The book is fully up to date and includes recent cases such as: -Shogun Finance v Hudson -The Law Commission proposals for replacing UCTA and UCCTR in relation to exemption clauses and unfair contract terms -New case law illustrating the impact of electronic communications on contract formation -The House of Lords decisions in RBS v Etridge on undue influence -Farley v Skinner on non-pecuniary losses -The Court of Appeal in the Great Peace abolishing equitable common mistake -The House of Lords decision in Jackson v RBS on remoteness of damage Topics are illustrated using examples and cases that speak to real life experience to provide a grounded understanding of contract law. Useful features such as diagrams and flowcharts are presented in a fresh colour design and the many headings guide the reader's progress through the subject. Online Resource Centre The book is accompanied by an innovative online resource centre offering several resources to support teaching and learning. A glossary contains the key terms relating to contract law. Web links point the way for further information on contract law. Lecturers can track student progress using an online bank of 200 multiple choice questions offering immediate answers and feedback that can be customised and loaded on to the university's VLE. Diagrams from the book can be downloaded for use in lectures and handouts. Twice yearly updates on the web site will include references to topical material and events and will draw students' attention to new developments. -
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Contract Law

Author: Mary Charman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1134037872

Category: Law

Page: 354

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This textbook covers the Contract Law option of the new A-level law syllabus, and provides at the same time an ideal introduction for anybody coming to the subject for the first time. The book covers all A-level syllabuses/specification requirements, and is written by the principal examiner in Contract Law for one of the major examination boards. It contains extensive case illustration, and a range of examination related questions and activities. There is a special focus on key skills, and on the new synoptic assessment syllabus requirements. This fully updated fourth edition builds upon the success of the first three editions, with new case law (especially on offer and acceptance, legal intent, terms, exemption clauses and misrepresentation remedies) and coverage of new statute law (especially Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts Regulations).
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Text, Cases and Materials on Contract Law

Author: Richard Stone,James Devenney

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317815181

Category: Law

Page: 800

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Composed of approximately one-quarter authors’ commentaries and three-quarters cases and materials, including academics' articles and extracts from books and Law Commission papers, this book facilitates the development of personal study skills and encourages readers to engage with the leading commentaries in the area. Clearly signposted chapter introductions highlight the salient features under discussion and additional reading collected at the end of each chapter guides further study and independent research. The range of material covered and the straightforward style makes Text, Cases and Materials on Contract Law an invaluable resource for all undergraduate students of contract law.
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Contract Law Directions

Author: Richard D. Taylor,Richard Taylor,Damian Taylor

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199662010

Category: Law

Page: 358

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Contract Law Directions is the ideal text for students who are completely new to the study of contract law. It is written in an informal and engaging style, with an emphasis on explaining the key topics covered on courses with clarity. The book also makes use of a wide range of learning features to enhance understanding of the key facts and issues.
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British Qualifications

Author: Kogan Page

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9780749444846

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 1002

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The field of professional, academic and vocational qualifications is ever-changing. The new edition of this highly successful and practical guide provides thorough information on all developments. Fully indexed, it includes details on all university awards and over 200 career fields, their professional and accrediting bodies, levels of membership and qualifications. It acts as an one-stop guide for careers advisors, students and parents, and will also enable human resource managers to verify the qualifications of potential employees.
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