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Modern American Remedies

ISBN-10: 1454812559

ISBN-13: 9781454812555

Edition: 4th 2012 (Revised)

Authors: Douglas Laycock

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Modern American Remedies: Cases and Materials is known for astrong organization that highlights remedies categories and conceptswithin daily teaching units of roughly equal length, each focused on aclear central theme. The text achieves a solid balance of public andprivate law and integrates basic legal and economic information, withoutletting either dominate the book. Memorable cases and well-written notesoffer plenty of information to inform class discussion. An excellentTeachers’ Manual includes daily teaching units, suggested assignmentsheets for a variety of courses from 1 to 5 hours, and suggestions forteaching the cases.Following the same organization, scope of coverage, and daily units asthe Fourth Edition, the Concise Fourth features tightlyfocused notes emphasizing basic principles and central points, withfewer illustrations and fewer collateral issues. The volume of notes hasbeen reduced by more than 35%. The Fourth Edition introduces 36new principal cases, including: In re September 11th Litigation (on themeasure of damages for the destruction of the World Trade Center);eBay v. MercExchange LLC (on the prerequisites to an injunction, oron undue hardship, depending on one’s point of view); ExxonShipping Co. v. Baker (on the federal common law standard formeasuring punitive damages); and Philip Morris USA v. Williams(on the constitutional limits on punitive damages). Substantialreworking of Chapter 8, on restitution, reflects the Restatement (Third)of Restitution and Unjust Enrichment. A thoroughly updated Teachers’Manual accompanies the text.Hallmark features:• Strong organization• remedies categories and concepts clearly defined• daily teaching units of roughly equal length• each unit focused on a clear central theme• Balance of public and private law• Integrates basic law and economics• supporting text without dominating the discussion• Memorable cases• Well-written notes• Stimulates and informs class discussion• Excellent Teachers’ Manual• daily teaching units• suggested assignment sheets for a variety of courses from 1 to 5 hoursin length• suggestions for teaching the casesThoroughly updated, the revised Concise Fourth Edition presents:• Tightly focused notes• emphasize basic principles and central points• fewer illustrations• fewer collateral issues• Total volume of notes reduced by more than 35%• 36 new principal cases• In re September 11th Litigation (on the measure ofdamages for the destruction of the World Trade Center)
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Book details

List price: $218.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 2/9/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 864
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.718
Language: English

Summary of Contents
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
Ancillary Remedies: Enforcing the Judgment
More Ancillary Remedies: Attorneys' Fees and the Costs of Litigation
Remedial Defenses
Fluid Class Remedies