The Law of Corporations in a Nutshell

Author: Robert W. Hamilton

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9780314241320

Category: Law

Page: 713

View: 1185


The Corporation in Perspective; Unincorporated Business Forms; Formation of Corporations; Limited Role of Ultra Vires; Preincorporation Transactions; "Piercing the Corporate Veil" and Related Problems; Financing the Corporation; Distribution of Powers Within a Corporation; Special Problems; Shares and Shareholders; Directors; Officers; Closely Held Corporation; Publicly Held Corporation; Duties of Directors, Shareholders and Officers; Indemnification and Insurance; Shareholder's Suits; Class Action Suits; Dividends, Distributions and Redemptions; Inspection of Books and Records; Organic Changes; Amendments, Mergers and Dissolution.

Advanced Legal Research Exercise Manual

Author: Kathleen A. Portuán Miller

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780766820241

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 178

View: 6636


"Advanced Legal Research Exercise Manual" offers comprehensive instruction on how to conduct legal research in a variety of fields, including medicine, business, bankruptcy and the Internet. In this regard, the material is widely applicable to anyone interested in or required to engage in legal research. Each chapter contains an introduction, an overview and exercises intended to inspire a better understanding of the subject matter.ALSO AVAILABLE - INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENT:Instructor's Guide (ISBN# 0-7668-2025-4). Call Customer Support to Order.

Internet and the Law: Technology, Society, and Compromises, 2nd Edition

Technology, Society, and Compromises

Author: Aaron Schwabach

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1610693507

Category: Computers

Page: 352

View: 3342


The world of Internet law is constantly changing and is difficult to follow, even for those for whom doing so is a full-time job. This updated, everything-you-need-to-know reference removes the uncertainty. • Explains complex legal and technical concepts clearly and understandably through entries that range from 500 to 5,000 words • Covers a wide range of topics, including censorship, copyright, domain name disputes, file-sharing, hacking, patents, spam, malware, international law, tax issues, trademarks, and viruses • Features an introductory guide to the U.S. legal system, including how to find, read, and understand sources of law • Includes cases, statutes, and international treaties relevant to the law of information technology and the Internet

The Practice of Law School

Getting in and Making the Most of Your Legal Education

Author: Christen Civiletto Carey,Kristen David Adams

Publisher: ALM Publishing

ISBN: 9781588521101

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 637

View: 2438


This essential handbook for lawyers-to-be shows what to expect, how to succeed at every stage, and how to make a law school experience fulfilling and relevant. From preparing for law school to getting the most out of opportunities once, readers will find sound, helpful advice to give them a running start in the legal profession.

Conflicts in a Nutshell

Author: David D. Siegel

Publisher: West Group

ISBN: 9780314029522

Category: Conflict of laws

Page: 443

View: 5914


Domicile; Jurisdiction; Choice of Law; Eric Doctrine; Judgments; Family.

Loring and Rounds

A Trustee's Handbook, 2016 Edition

Author: Charles E. Rounds (Jr),Charles E. Rounds, III

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454856750


Page: 1680

View: 2510


Loring and Rounds: A Trustee's Handbook--well over 1,550 pages--is regarded not only as authoritative but also as the most convenient, reliable, and complete single-volume source for trust doctrine. Get in-depth information on how to stay on top of the developments in this complex field of practice. The Handbook carries on the tradition of concise, practical, and up-to-date guidance for trustees, a tradition that began in 1898 with the First Edition. This classic trust reference distills the essence of trust law, illuminating the fundamental principles and answering the basic questions. Loring and Rounds: A Trustee's Handbook, 2016 Edition is up to date and includes eleven chapters of important information, such as chapters on: The Property Requirement The Trustee's Office Interests Remaining with the Settlor The Beneficiary The Trustee's Duties The Trustee's Liabilities Miscellaneous Topics of General Interest to the Trustee Special Types of Trusts The Income Taxation of Trusts Tax Basis/Cost of Trust Property

Criminal Law in a Nutshell

Author: Paul Dobson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780421649705

Category: Criminal law

Page: 147

View: 9875


Nutshells: Criminal Law covers, in clear and accessible language, all the main topics found in the vast majority of criminal law courses. Most sections of the book incorporate a number of new and significant decisions, and at the end of each section the author includes a brief summary of proposals to change or develop the law.