The Torts Process / Edition 8

Hardcover (Print)
Rent
Rent from BN.com
$49.43
(Save 78%)
Est. Return Date: 02/25/2015
Buy Used
Buy Used from BN.com
$159.60
(Save 28%)
Item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging.
Condition: Used – Good details
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $95.95
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 57%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (11) from $95.95   
  • New (6) from $187.67   
  • Used (5) from $95.95   

Overview

Before you select a casebook for your next course in Legal Ethics or Professional Responsibility, be sure to examine this strong, new problem-based offering. Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law is an engaging and completely up-to-date teaching tool with a decidedly practical perspective.

The authors combine a compelling, user-friendly writing style with a polished and well-tested pedagogical structure:
• respected authors Lerman and Schrag draw on their broad range of classroom, clinical, research, and policy-making experience
• contemporary approach succinctly covers all essential ethical issues and topics using clear, thorough exposition of ethical standards, succinct examples drawn from recent cases, and challenging problems involving interplay of strategic and ethical concerns
• thoughtful presentation of the full range of ethics topics and issues, including confidentiality, conflicts, and other issues addressed by ethics codes. Also covers other law governing lawyers, such as malpractice, agency and criminal law, disqualification, and wrongful discharge — as well as key contemporary concerns, such as lawyers' public responsibilities
• up-to-date text based on the latest amendments to the rules of professional conduct, along with many problems based on recent cases; addresses such timely issues as billing fraud, laws and rules that limit extending legal services to the poor and middle class, and the impact of billable hour requirements on the quality of lawyers' lives
• more than seventy appealing, detailed problems based on real cases relating to issues that students are likely to encounter in their first few years of practice
• skillful use of cases, with some presented directly (for example, Nix v. Whiteside and Jones v. Barnes), while others, such as Fiandaca and Fisons, appear in the form of contextualized problems and place students in the role of the lawyer who is handling the case
• distinct graphic elements throughout the book reinforce the text. Tables and boxes help students see the relationships among parts of rules or theory; more than eighty pictures and cartoons enliven the discussion

For instructors, the extensive Teacher's Manual simplifies class preparation:
• contains teaching tips, follow-up problems, suggested role-plays, and short writing exercises
• includes detailed analyses of problems in the text, with both pro and con positions and information about the outcomes of the real cases on which the problems are based
• is accompanied by an audio CD, which can be played in class, with readings by the lawyers who participated in the actual cases

Please visit the new companion website to learn more about this book.

Website: http://www.aspenlawschool.com/lermanschrag

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781454806158
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
  • Publication date: 3/23/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 1001
  • Sales rank: 417,758
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Summary of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to the Torts Process: Liability for Harmful and Offensive Battery

Chapter 2. Actual Causation

Chapter 3. Negligence: Duty of Care and Proof of Breach

Chapter 4. Negligence: Procimate, Causation, Special Categories of Nonrecovery, and Defenses

Chapter 5. Trespass to Land and Nuisance

Chapter 6. Strict Liability

Chapter 7. Products Liability

Chapter 8. Damages

Chapter 9. The Role of Liability Insurance in the Torts Process

Chapter 10. Compensation Systems as Alternatives to the System of Tort Liability Based on Fault

Chapter 11. Dignitary Wrongs and Intentional Infliction of Mental Upset

Chapter 12. Defamation

Chapter 13. Invasion of Privacy

Chapter 14. Commercial Torts: Misrepresentation and Interference with Business Relations

Chapter 15. Global Dimensions of Tort Law

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)