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Modern American Remedies

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ISBN-10: 0735572011

ISBN-13: 9780735572010

Edition: 4th 2010 (Revised)

Authors: Laycock

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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 Laycockan effective analytical approach structured around general remedial principles; never presents remedies as a compendium of prescriptions for various substantive wrongsbalanced coverage of both public and private law, emphasizing their remedial similarities as well as their differencesdoctrine, fairness, corrective justice, and economic efficiency as competing and often reinforcing approaches; keeps the economics accessible to alllogical organization around the basic remedial choiceseffective cases-and-notes pedagogy, refined in each editionBe sure to notice these new and improved features of the Third Edition:completely updated notes and illustrationsextensive new note material in areas of rapid development, such as governmental immunities and tort reformreorganized material on structural injunctions is both more concise and more currentmore focused material on restitution, incorporating major new scholarshipmajor 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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Book details

List price: $252.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 8/5/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 1062
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.938
Language: English

Introduction
Paying for Harm: Compensatory Damages
Punitive Remedies
Preventing Harm: The Measure of Injunctive Relief
Choosing Remedies
Remedies and Separation of Powers
Preventing Harm without Coercion: Declaratory Remedies
Benefit to Defendant as the Measure of Relief: Restitution
Enforcing the Judgment: An Ancillary Remedy
Attorneys' Fees: Another Ancillary Remedy
Remedial Defenses
Fluid Class Remedies