Modern American Remedies: Cases and Materials, Third Edition / Edition 3

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This eagerly-awaited revision of Modern American Remedies continues to examine the overarching policy themes and principles behind remedies law, with unmatched quality and effectiveness.

The casebook retains the characteristics that made it the bestseller in the field:

  • outstanding authorship by the widely respected teacher and scholar Douglas Laycock
  • an effective analytical approach structured around general remedial principles; never presents remedies as a compendium of prescriptions for various substantive wrongs
  • balanced coverage of both public and private law, emphasizing their remedial similarities as well as their differences
  • doctrine, fairness, corrective justice, and economic efficiency as competing and often reinforcing approaches; keeps the economics accessible to all
  • logical organization around the basic remedial choices
  • effective cases-and-notes pedagogy, refined in each edition

Be sure to notice these new and improved features of the Third Edition:

  • completely updated notes and illustrations
  • extensive new note material in areas of rapid development, such as governmental immunities and tort reform
  • reorganized material on structural injunctions is both more concise and more current
  • more focused material on restitution, incorporating major new scholarship
  • major new cases: United States v. Virginia, Lewis v. Casey, and Missouri v. Jenkins, and a note on United States v. Microsoft, all on structural injunctions; Glendale Federal Savings v. United States, on the frontiers of restitution; BMW, Inc. v. Gore on punitive remedies; International Union, United Mine Workers v. Bagwell on contempt of court; Alexander v. Sandoval, on implied rights of action; FEC v. Akins, on private initiation of administrative remedies
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780735524699
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 6/1/2002
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1200
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Third Edition
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 Paying for Harm: Compensatory Damages 11
Ch. 3 Preventing Harm: The Measure of Injunctive Relief 233
Ch. 4 Choosing Remedies 363
Ch. 5 Preventing Harm Without Coercion: Declaratory Remedies 511
Ch. 6 Benefit to Defendant as the Measure of Relief: Restitution 565
Ch. 7 Punitive Remedies 719
Ch. 8 Ancillary Remedies 775
Ch. 9 Remedial Defenses 959
Ch. 10 Remedies and Separation of Powers 1033
Ch. 11 Fluid Class Remedies 1121
App Present Value Tables 1141
Table of Cases 1145
Table of Statutes, Rules, Constitutions, and Restatements 1163
Table of Secondary Authorities 1169
Index 1177
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