Cases and Materials on Legislation and Regulation

William N. Eskridge Jr.

The 2021 Supplement incorporates important developments that have arisen or deepened since the publication of the sixth edition of the casebook in 2020. These developments include Notes on Reconciliation and the Filibuster in Chapter 1; Supreme Court decisions addressed to the law of representational structures in Chapter 2 (Brnovich v. Democratic National Committee) and to theories of statutory interpretation in Chapter 5 (Bostock v. Clayton County and Niz-Chavez v. Garland); extended Notes on original public meaning and a newer textualism in Chapter 5 and a Note on continuing debate over the series qualifier canon in Chapter 6 (Facebook Inc. v. Duguid).The Supplement further includes treatment of a number of recent Supreme Court decisions in Chapter 8, on appointment and removal (Seila Law LLC v. Consumer Finance Protection Bureau; Collins v. Yellin; and United States v. Arthrex); on notice and comment rulemaking (Federal Communications Commission v. Prometheus Radio Project); and on judicial review of agency rules (Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the Univ. of California); and an extended Note on Executive Orders and the Regulatory Process in the Trump and Biden Eras. Finally, the Supplement covers a recent Supreme Court decision addressing deference to agency interpretations in Chapter 9 (Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis).

  • Imprint: West Academic Publishing
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781642429251
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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Taxation of Nonprofit Organizations

James J. Fishman

This casebook has been adapted from the authors' pioneering and widely used casebook, Nonprofit Organizations: Cases and Materials. Topics covered include organizational and operational requirements and limitations for tax-exempt status for charitable and mutual benefit organizations, private foundations, the unrelated business income tax, and the charitable contributions deduction. An introductory chapter provides valuable perspective and a concise overview of the nontax considerations affecting choice of legal form for a nonprofit organization. The Fifth Edition incorporates all important new legislative, judicial and administrative developments, including the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the nonprofit sector; recent legislation and final regulations on the new excise taxes on excessive executive compensation and large charitable endowments; the unrelated business tax "silo" rules; proposals for enhanced regulation of donor-advised funds; and the robust policy debate over income inequality, elite philanthropy, and the implications for reform of the charitable deduction. Perfect for instructors seeking more intensive tax-focused coverage, this spin-off edition has been carefully customized for use in 2 or 3-unit J.D. and LL.M courses on taxation of the nonprofit sector. Each chapter contains a rich but manageable mix of materials, including well-edited cases, major rulings, policy excerpts, lively notes and questions, skillfully designed problems that raise policy, technical and planning issues, and bibliographic references.

  • Imprint: Foundation Press
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781647081065
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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White Collar Crime in a Nutshell

Ellen S. Podgor

This text provides a broad overview of white collar crime, including procedural and evidentiary issues. It covers specific offenses such as mail and bank fraud, securities fraud, obstruction of justice, bribery, the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO), and computer crimes. It covers procedural topics such as those related to grand jury and administrative agency investigations, self-incrimination, and parallel proceedings. Also discussed are punishment and sanctions for white collar crimes.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781647082864
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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Scientific Evidence in Civil and Criminal Cases

Andre A Moenssens

This text is the eighth edition of an authoritative work that has defined and shaped the legal analysis of scientific evidence for four decades. A single source and definitive reference for law students, scholars, practicing attorneys, and judges, it covers the critical topics in the law and the scientific disciplines most frequently encountered in the courtroom. It explains established capabilities and existing limitations of forensic science methodologies, as well as controversial and emerging issues in both the forensic science community and the legal system. For each discipline, the standards and qualifications of experts are presented along with evidentiary issues and admissibility challenges.This practical resource begins with an overview of admissibility standards for scientific evidence and expert testimony and considerations for selecting and working with experts. It covers the legal principles relevant to demonstrative exhibits used by expert witnesses in connection with scientific evidence. Drawing upon extensive case references and current research articles, the book includes such topics and disciplines as fingerprint evidence, firearm and toolmark evidence, forensic document examination, fire scene and explosives investigation, trace evidence, vehicle investigations, digital forensics, forensic anthropology, forensic odontology, forensic pathology, forensic toxicology, forensic biology and DNA analysis, controlled substances analysis, and forensic psychiatry and psychology.

  • Imprint: Foundation Press
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781647084646
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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Admiralty and Maritime Law, 2021 Pocket Part

Thomas J. Schoenbaum

This is the 2021 pocket part update for Schoenbaum's Admiralty and Maritime Law, 6th (Hornbook Series).

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  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781647088705
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and the Law in a Nutshell

Ruth Colker

This Nutshell presents a very timely overview of legal topics relating to sexual orientation, gender identity and the law. Topics covered include: regulation of sexuality, gender identity and expression, parenthood, marriage, United States military, nondiscrimination statutes and ordinances, freedom of expression, freedom of association, and religious freedom. Discussion includes developments at the federal, state and local level. Statutes discussed include Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX; the Fair Housing Act; the Affordable Care Act; Don't Ask, Don't Tell; Defense of Marriage Act, as well as some of the anti-LGBT rights measures that have been adopted in various states.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781647089702
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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Sum and Substance Audio on Constitutional Law

Mary M. Cheh

Sum & Substance Audio Series allows you to assimilate the essentials of the course at your convenience – listen while working, commuting, exercising or just relaxing. The information and ideas you struggled with previously are now brought to life simply and succinctly. The Audio provides Quick Reference Indexing, allowing you to quickly locate every topic in the entire recording. Also provided are exam tips to maximize your performance and Lifetime guarantee. These Audios are time saving, convenient and effective.

  • Imprint: West Academic Publishing
  • Format: CD-Audio
  • ISBN: 9781647080952
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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Civil Procedure

Jack H. Friedenthal

Gain insight into the laws governing all of the major steps in the civil litigation process, starting with jurisdiction, venue, and ascertaining the governing law, and moving through pleading, joinder, discovery, pretrial management and adjudication, trials, appeals, and the effect and enforcement of judgments. Class actions and other forms of complex, multiparty litigation, as well as Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), are also covered. This text addresses the major themes underlying the various rules and procedures, and it has continuing utility as a desk book in legal practice and as an entrée into deeper research.

  • Imprint: West Academic Publishing
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781647082697
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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Legal Malpractice Law

Vincent R. Johnson

Legal Malpractice Law is a practical, problem-oriented text designed for use in elective courses on Legal Malpractice, Professional Liability, or Advanced Legal Ethics. It may also be used in required Professional Responsibility courses that want to focus more on malpractice liability than on lawyer discipline. Each chapter includes explanatory text that relies on recent cases, code provisions, statutes, and commentary. A small number of tightly edited principal cases offer insight into the current state of legal malpractice law. The problems, including many that are based on actual controversies, deal with liability concerns that practitioners encounter. The book examines claims brought by clients and non-clients. It also integrates malpractice prevention lessons. Relevant ethics rules are discussed.

  • Imprint: West Academic Publishing
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781647082857
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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Renewable Energy

Troy A. Rule

This second edition book is the latest version of the nation's first hardcover casebook devoted to renewable energy law and policy—a captivating and rapidly-expanding area of legal practice. It provides detailed and accessible introductions to a 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 numerous policy questions that continue to impact the renewable energy sector, including those related to solar net metering, the visual impacts of wind farms, and the effects of renewable energy development on wildlife habitats and cultural resources. In addition to its dozens of excerpted cases, statutes, and journal articles, the book includes a simplified wind energy lease and realistic samples of other types of documentation that transactional lawyers are likely to encounter when representing renewable energy developers. With more than 200 answerable questions and several extensive Policy Problems and Practical Skills Exercises, the book is ideal for law school classroom use. Its unique and exhaustive coverage of a broad range of topics likewise makes it a valuable resource for anyone interested in the legal and policy matters that surround the nation's burgeoning renewable energy industry.

  • Imprint: West Academic Publishing
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781647083656
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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The Law and Legal System of the United States

Thomas J. Schoenbaum

Intended for non-lawyers, non-U.S. lawyers and students, graduate and undergraduate students, as well as U.S. law students and professionals, this book is designed as a flexible, modular tool to provide a unique and comprehensive introduction to the legal system and law of the United States through succinct and cogent notes as well as excerpts from both famous cases and recent cases. The second edition of this book provides an easy to understand yet comprehensive survey of American law. This edition presents five different perspectives on the law:(1) Historical perspective;(2) Public Law perspectives;(3) Private Law perspectives;(4) Process and Procedure;(5) Legal reasoning and jurisprudenceThe reader may emphasize any or all of these perspectives and select among the autonomous and modular sections or chapters to cover, providing for a variety of syllabi and approaches from this book. The book also features problems and exercises among the materials to facilitate learning and further allow teachers to shape instruction they way they see fit.

  • Imprint: West Academic Publishing
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781647084189
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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International Law Frameworks

Chimène I. Keitner

This fully updated, go-to treatise explores the historical evolution and contemporary operation of international law. Still direct and incisive, it offers an accessible and yet nuanced text for a variety of audiences, including university and law school students, practitioners, researchers, and others who want to know what international law is and what it does in the twenty-first century. The fifth edition weaves in-depth considerations of key cases, core disputes, and essential international agreements into a broad overview of all important aspects of the subject. Readers will find an authoritative discussion of traditional topics such as the sources of international law and the methods of international dispute resolution alongside consideration of pressing issues such as cross-border cyberattacks, climate change, and contemporary challenges to the international legal order. As a new feature, each chapter is followed by questions for discussion, in addition to up-to-date suggestions for further reading.

  • Imprint: Foundation Press
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781647084417
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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Legislation and Regulation

John F. Manning

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.

  • Imprint: Foundation Press
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781647085438
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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Cases and Materials on Land Use

David L. Callies

This casebook covers the entire range of land use law and related constitutional and environmental issues. The 8th edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect new caselaw as well as legislative and regulatory trends at the federal, state, and local levels. The 8th edition reflects modern land use policy goals, which include, among others, promoting sustainable development and addressing the extensive impact that land use segregation has had on the distribution of wealth in this country.Chapter One, which sets the stage for the rest of the book, includes nuisance law, restrictive covenants, with new cases on racial covenants and common interest communities, and the development and legal underpinnings of legislative zoning and comprehensive planning. Chapter Two covers the basics of zoning and the classic approach to zoning changes, flexible modern techniques, such as conditional zoning, floating zones, and planned unit developments, the process through which zoning changes are made, and the complexities of non-conforming uses, vested rights, and development agreements. Chapter Three examines federal constitutional issues in land use law, including challenges arising under the Takings Clause, the Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses, and the First Amendment. This Chapter includes the Supreme Court's decision in Knick v. Township of Scott and reflects the major jurisdictional impacts on ripeness, finality, and the exhaustion of remedies.Chapter Four offers concise coverage of subdivision regulation and infrastructure financing. Chapter Five focuses on housing and has been updated to reflect approaches to homelessness and its impact on local communities. Chapter Six explores strategies to revitalize the urban core, including the controversial use of eminent domain to clear land for redevelopment, as well as tax incentives, business improvement districts, public-private partnerships, land banking, and flexible housing codes. Chapter Seven examines growth management strategies, including land use moratoria and population caps that limit growth, as well as policies designed to prevent sprawl and preserve agricultural lands. Chapter Eight, which has been combined with Chapter Nine from the prior edition, addresses the impact of land use regulation on environmental resilience and sustainability and the move towards sustainable development.

  • Imprint: West Academic Publishing
  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781647085506
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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Evidence in a Nutshell

Paul F. Rothstein

The latest version of the Federal Rules is the anchor of this book, with some state variations noted where important. The text summarizes significant U.S. Supreme Court decisions, including the latest Confrontation Clause cases; additional leading cases; forefront expert, scientific, and electronic evidence developments; and principal schools of evidentiary thought. Includes practical implementation as well as scholarly approaches. It pays attention to the litigation process as a whole and includes interdisciplinary cross-pollination where helpful. Numerous signpost-type headings and subheadings light the way, concisely summarizing the gist of each evidentiary concept. The detailed table of contents alone could serve as a complete course outline. Distinctively, an analytical, thoughtful approach is emphasized throughout.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781647085681
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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The First Fifteen

Susan Oki Mollway

This book tells the stories of the first fifteen Asian women appointed to federal judgeships. In a candid series of interviews, these descendants of a Chinese garment worker, Japanese Americans held in internment camps during World War II, Vietnamese refugees, and penniless Indian immigrants reflect on both the personal and professional experiences that culminated in this distinguished position.

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781978824515
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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Blockchain Technologies and Applications for Digital Governance

Pradeep Nijalingappa

Since its inception, blockchain has evolved to become a crucial trending technology that massively impacts the fast-paced digital world. It has been a game-changing technology that is underpinned with cryptocurrencies like Ethereum and Bitcoin that eventually closed the doors for hacking activities. As blockchain is utilized across areas such as banking, voting, finance, healthcare, and manufacturing, it is important to examine the current trends, difficulties, opportunities, and future directions in order to utilize its full potential. Blockchain Technologies and Applications for Digital Governance addresses the impacts and future trends of blockchain, particularly for digital governance, and demonstrates the applications of blockchain in digital governance using case studies. Covering a range of topics from cybersecurity to real estate tokenization, it is ideal for industry professionals, researchers, academicians, instructors, practitioners, and students.

  • Format: Hardback
  • ISBN: 9781799884934
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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Advancements in Global Cyber Security Laws and Regulations

Shahid M. Shahidullah

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  • ISBN: 9781799845850
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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United Nations Juridical Yearbook 2016

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  • ISBN: 9789211304374
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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Treaty Series 3015 (English/French Edition)

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9789219009813
  • Publication Date: Nov 2021
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