Women and Jewish Law: The Essential Texts, Their History, and Their Relevance for Today

Women and Jewish Law: The Essential Texts, Their History, and Their Relevance for Today
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How has a legal tradition determined by men affected the lives of women? What are the traditional Jewish views of marriage, divorce, sexuality, contraception, abortion? Women and Jewish Law gives contemporary readers access to the central texts of the Jewish religious tradition on issues of special concern to women. Combining a historical overview with a thoughtful feminist critique, this pathbreaking study points the way for “informed change” in the status of women in Jewish life.

Labor and Employment Law: Text & Cases (South-Western Legal Studies in Business Academic)

Labor and Employment Law: Text & Cases (South-Western Legal Studies in Business Academic)
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Written by a nationally renowned White House labor arbitrator, this edition continues its comprehensive and objective treatment of labor and employment law topics while challenging students to develop critical thinking skills through case analysis. In-depth chapters explore labor law topics, focusing primarily on the National Labor Relations Act, and are updated to include coverage of court systems and the role of administrative agencies in policymaking. In addition, a thorough understanding of employment law topics is provided through chapters on discrimination law, occupational safety and health issues, employee privacy, and more and is updated to include issues of violence in the… [Read More]

Entertainment, Media And the Law: Text, Cases And Problems (American Casebook Series)

Entertainment, Media And the Law: Text, Cases And Problems (American Casebook Series)
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Thoughtfully edited cases to highlight the court’s reasoning on the key points at issue make covering the material feasible in a one-term course. And to help readers appreciate the significance of the court decisions, over half the book consists of text that describes the evolution and current state of both the entertainment industry and the relevant legal doctrines. Provides lively accounts of how home video transformed the film industry when a last-minute switch in votes on the Supreme Court made copying TV shows for private consumption a legal “fair use,” and how Hollywood unions solved the problem of artistic credits… [Read More]

Legal Writing in Plain English: A Text With Exercises

Legal Writing in Plain English: A Text With Exercises
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Admirably clear, concise, down-to-earth, and powerful-unfortunately, these adjectives rarely describe legal writing, whether in the form of briefs, opinions, contracts, or statutes. In Legal Writing in Plain English, Bryan A. Garner provides lawyers, judges, paralegals, law students, and legal scholars sound advice and practical tools for improving their written work. The book encourages legal writers to challenge conventions and offers valuable insights into the writing process: how to organize ideas, create and refine prose, and improve editing skills. In essence, it teaches straight thinking—a skill inseparable from good writing.Replete with common sense and wit, the book draws on real-life writing… [Read More]

Entertainment, Media, and the Law: Text, Cases, and Problems, 4th (American Casebook Series)

Weiler and Myers's Entertainment, Media, and the Law: Text, Cases, and Problems, 4th (American Casebook Series)
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The fourth edition of this popular casebook reflects many new developments in the rapidly changing entertainment industry, both from a legal and practical perspective. More than half of the book consists of an updated textual discussion of the evolution and current state of the entertainment industry, along with key cases for discussion and illustration of central legal themes. The new edition includes recent cases, such as the Supreme Court’s decision in FCC v. Fox Television Stations, with regard to fleeting expletives on broadcast television, as well as important circuit court decisions on copyright, trademark, right of publicity, and defamation issues…. [Read More]

Cicero: On the Commonwealth and On the Laws (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought)

Cicero: On the Commonwealth and On the Laws (Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought)
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Cicero’s On the Commonwealth and On the Laws are his most important works of political philosophy. The present volume offers a scholarly reconstruction of the fragments of On the Commonwealth and a masterly translation of both dialogues. The texts are supported by a helpful, concise introduction, notes and other aids. Students in politics, philosophy, ancient history, law and classics will gain a new understanding of this seminal thinker thanks to Professor Zetzel’s volume.

Criminal Law and Procedure (University Casebooks)

Criminal Law and Procedure (University Casebooks)
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Representing what is best in traditional legal education, Criminal Law and Procedure provides an overview and introduction to the definitions and elements of the various crimes and defenses, integrating both the common law and Model Penal Code. The expert authors cover offenses against the person, habitation and occupancy, property, and more. The book reviews imputability, responsibility in general, limitations in criminal capacity, modifying circumstances, and special defenses. Updated both to include new constitutional, legislative, and judicial developments in the law and to reflect the increasingly theoretical direction of legal education, Criminal Law and Procedure contains revised information on criminal sanction,… [Read More]

Cengage Advantage Books: Business Law: Text and Exercises

Cengage Advantage Books: Business Law: Text and Exercises
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Concise, straightforward, and student-friendly, BUSINESS LAW: TEXT AND EXERCISES captures basic business law in a practical manner. As part of the Cengage Advantage book collection, this paperback book is one of the most cost-effective and efficient choices for a business law survey course. The Sixth Edition is specifically designed to help readers master the legal concepts and doctrines presented, and to give experience in applying basic legal principles to common business situations. Hypothetical examples are used for illustration rather than real court cases. With this proven formula for success, BUSINESS LAW: TEXT AND EXERCISES continues to be the most approachable… [Read More]

Labor & Employment Law: Text and Cases

Labor & Employment Law: Text and Cases
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From the White House to your desk! LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT LAW, written by a nationally renowned White House labor arbitrator, explores pay equity, age discrimination, disability discrimination, and employee privacy topics in a style that you can understand. It also details protection for contingent workers, the legality of employee involvement programs, and more.

The Law and Policy of the World Trade Organization: Text, Cases and Materials

The Law and Policy of the World Trade Organization: Text, Cases and Materials
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As the leading student text in the field, this title provides both a detailed examination of the law of the World Trade Organization and a clear introduction to the basic principles and underlying logic of the world trading system. It explores the institutional aspects of the WTO together with the substantive law. New to this edition are examinations of the WTO rules on the protection of intellectual property and the rules on technical barriers to trade and sanitary and phytosanitary measures. Assignments are integrated throughout to allow students to assess their understanding, while chapter summaries reinforce learning. In addition further-reading… [Read More]