FEMINIST JURISPRUDENCE CASES AND MATERIALS 4TH EDITION AMERICAN CASEBOOK SERIES

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Feminist Jurisprudence

Author : Cynthia Bowman
ISBN : 1683283058
Genre : Feminist jurisprudence
File Size : 37.37 MB
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This coursebook introduces students to feminist jurisprudence. The first three chapters develop the historical range of feminist theories. Subsequent chapters examine topics such as violence, reproduction, intimate relationships, children, employment, and education. Extensive readings, cases, and text notes encourage detailed, rigorous analysis and critical thinking.
Category: Feminist jurisprudence

The Constitutional Rights Of Women

Author : Leslie Friedman Goldstein
ISBN : 0299112446
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 21.93 MB
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Using a wide variety of cases involving women's rights, Leslie Friedman Goldstein examines the ways in which the U.S. Supreme Court initiates and responds to social change. This edition covers all major Supreme Court decisions that affect gender equity and reproductive rights through May 1987.
Category: Social Science

Race Law Stories

Author : Rachel F. Moran
ISBN : 159941001X
Genre : Law
File Size : 47.39 MB
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Race Law Stories brings to life well-known and not-so-well known legal opinions hidden gems that address slavery, Native American conquest, Chinese exclusion, Jim Crow, Japanese American internment, immigration, affirmative action, voting rights and employment discrimination. Each story goes beyond legal opinions to explore the historical context of the cases and the worlds of the ordinary people and larger-than-life personalities who drove the litigation process. The book s multiracial and interdisciplinary approach makes it useful for courses on race and the law and Critical Race Theory both inside and outside the law school as well as for undergraduate and graduate courses in ethnic studies. Each story illuminates the role that the law has played in both creating and combating racial inequality. Race Law Cases, an edited collection of the cases discussed in the Race Law Stories, will be available as a supplement in 2008.
Category: Law

Women And The Law Stories

Author : Elizabeth M. Schneider
ISBN : 1599415895
Genre : Law
File Size : 55.55 MB
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This book examines landmark cases establishing women's legal rights, offering accounts of the litigants, history, parties, strategies, and theoretical implications. It will enrich any law school course and can serve as a text for a course on women and the law, gender and law, feminist jurisprudence, or women's studies. This volume utilizes subject areas common to many women and law casebooks: history, constitutional law, reproductive freedom, the workplace, the family, and women in the legal profession. Several chapters explore issues of domestic violence and rape. See http://law.scu.edu/socialjustice/women-and-the-law-stories-book.cfm (a website with additional resources for teaching).
Category: Law

Real Estate Law

Author : Marianne M. Jennings
ISBN : 9781337027649
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 24.78 MB
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Discover the challenges and success found in the law of real estate ownership, transfer, and development as REAL ESTATE LAW, 11E brings the day-to-day transactions of today’s real estate marketplace to life. This practical hands-on study of the laws affecting real property offers lively case selections and clear discussions of the rules and regulations of contemporary real estate. This book’s unique, realistic approach has received significant praise for its ability to teach future and practicing professionals to recognize, prevent, and resolve legal problems. This edition keeps readers actively engaged with the latest changes in the law, new cases, and surprising developments, ranging from endless foreclosures to liability issues for birds landing in one’s buildings. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Business & Economics

Flawed Convictions

Author : Deborah Tuerkheimer
ISBN : 9780199913633
Genre : Law
File Size : 89.65 MB
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This text surveys the scientific, cultural, and legal history of 'Shaken Baby Syndrome' from inception to formal dissolution. Deborah Tuerkheimer exposes extraordinary failings in the criminal justice system's treatment of what is, in essence, a medical diagnosis of murder.
Category: Law

Tort And Injury Law

Author : Marshall S. Shapo
ISBN : 0890892059
Genre : Law
File Size : 50.47 MB
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Featuring both classic and modern dramatic cases, the third edition of Tort and Injury Law includes provocative problems and pithy topic outlines. The cases, selected for intrinsic interest and teachability, are interspersed with materials on law and economics, behavioral data, and legal philosophy. Shapo and Peltz constantly employ motifs that introduce basic techniques of judicial analysis and modes of judicial administration. They deftly convey the the human drama of courtroom trials by strategically weaving transcript excerpts throughout the text. The new edition contains focused presentation of modern controversies in law and policy, including: products liability; scientific proof; informed consent; and a stimulating collection of classic and contemporary materials on compensation plans, including the September 11th Victims' Compensation Fund.The section on duty and proximate cause, chock-full of interesting cases, presents a flexible framework for a variety of approaches to the topic. In addition, stimulating materials on medical malpractice appear in several sections of the book. Another highlight of the book is its materials on current problems in toxic torts, including issues of scientific proof. Tort and Injury Law presents many opportunities for selection to suit the preferences of a wide range of torts teachers. After building a backbone for the book out of fundamental concepts pivotal to the beginning lawyer, Shapo and Peltz weave threads of law and economics, moral philosophy, and feminist jurisprudence around that spine. The comprehensive teacher's manual contains up-to-date references for case law, scholarly articles and The Third Restatement. Besides providing professors with a variety of course-planning materials, the teacher's manual also contains a large number of exam problems.
Category: Law

Cases And Materials On Sexuality Gender Identity And The Law

Author : Carlos Ball
ISBN : 1634604121
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This casebook on the law of sexual orientation and gender identity weaves interdisciplinary perspectives into the up-to-date coverage of a rapidly changing legal landscape. It provides comprehensive coverage of the range of legal issues concerning LGBT persons, along with scholarly commentary on these issues. It also covers issues of sexuality and gender more broadly. It addresses in depth many significant recent developments, including the Supreme Court's landmark decisions on marriage equality in Obergefell and Windsor, and the growing set of religious liberty claims asserted by opponents of LGBT equality measures. Gender identity issues are covered throughout the book.
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