Government Contracts in a Nutshell


Author: Steven W. Feldman,W. Noel Keyes
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314268518
Category: Law
Page: 702
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Summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation System (FARS), improper business practices and personal conflicts of interest, publicizing contract actions, outsourcing/privatization, and competition requirements. Addresses acquisition plans, contractor qualifications, contract delivery, and performance. Explains socio-economic policies, commercial items, options, sealed bidding, and negotiation. Reviews general contracting requirements, intellectual property, cost accounting standards, cost principles, financing, protests, disputes, and appeals. Explores research and development contracting, construction and architect-engineer contracts, inspection and warranty, value engineering, delays, suspension of work, modifications, subcontracting, and government contract termination.

Contracts in a Nutshell


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Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781634599146
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Oil and Gas Law in a Nutshell


Author: John S. Lowe
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780314289582
Category: Law
Page: 550
View: 1894
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This text provides authoritative coverage of the legal rules that govern the development of privately owned mineral rights in the United States, which often also apply to government-owned resources. It covers topics such as the nature, protection, and conveyance of oil and gas rights, leasing, and taxation. The 6th edition tracks recent developments in the law and expands Appalachian coverage.

Civil Procedure in a Nutshell


Author: Mary Kay Kane
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 309
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Rules of civil procedure govern everything that happens outside of criminal proceedings. This Nutshell provides a road map to navigating civil procedure rules and helps build a foundation for understanding the overall picture. Topics discussed include how to choose the proper court, pretrial and trial preparation, adjudication, judgments, appeals, and specialized multi-party/multi-claim proceedings.

Real Property in a Nutshell


Author: Roger Bernhardt,Ann Burkhart
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781634599207
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Page: 581
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This concise work discusses most rules covered in real property casebooks. The text is divided into three sections. Part One provides an overview of property interests by covering lost v. mislaid v. abandoned property, adverse possession, gifts, common law estates, future interests, landlord-tenant law, concurrent ownership, marital property rights, easements, profits, licenses, real covenants, and equitable servitudes. Part Two covers conveyancing, including real estate brokers, contracts of sale, deeds, recording, title insurance, and mortgages. Part Three covers a variety of property rights and liabilities, including airspace, water rights, the right to support, agreed boundaries, fixtures, trespass, nuisance, and land use regulation.

Torts in a Nutshell


Author: Edward J. Kionka
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314195005
Category: Law
Page: 563
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A clear, concise, current, and authoritative explanation of all of the most important U.S. tort law doctrines, including those covered in first-year torts courses in law schools. Coverage includes tort law origins and objectives; causation; strict liability; negligence liability and defenses; intentional tort liability and defenses; special liability rules (premises liability, products liability, employers, etc.); damages; tort and contract; immunities; wrongful death and survival; defamation; privacy; misrepresentation.

Family Law in a Nutshell


Author: Harry D. Krause,David D. Meyer
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9780314144416
Category: Law
Page: 330
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Family law draws from constitutional law as well as from criminal law, conflict laws, and the laws of contracts, torts, property, inheritance, and even taxation. This comprehensive review inspects the creation of marriage relationships, spousal rights and obligations, parent and child relationships, marriage termination, and the economic consequences of divorce.

Animal Law in a Nutshell


Author: Pamela D. Frasch,Katherine Mary Hessler,Sarah M. Kutil,Sonia Waisman
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9780314195975
Category: Law
Page: 405
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Topics include animal anti-cruelty laws, industrial and agricultural uses of animals, torts and other claims for harm done to animals, as well as federal, state and local regulation of animal ownership and use, animal rights activism, hunting, fishing and other recreational uses of animals, animals in entertainment, issues arising when animals are the subject of a contract or the intended beneficiary of a will or trust, remedies for harm done to animals, and anticipated future legal developments in the field.

Arbitration in a Nutshell


Author: Thomas E. Carbonneau
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9780314911377
Category: Law
Page: 370
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The Nutshell on Arbitration Law is a concentrated summary of all the major aspects of the U.S. law of arbitration. It addresses the major facets of the law---for example, freedom of contract, federal preemption, and wide-ranging arbitrability---with a thorough sense of the relevant case law and the ultimately applicable legal rules. It identifies the various forms of arbitration---labor, commercial, employment, consumer, and securities---with a full awareness of their unifying characteristics and the features that make them unique. The volume also states the various dimensions of the current debate about arbitration within the court system and the legislature. In particular, the book highlights the instrumental role of the U.S. Supreme Court in bringing arbitration to a new day. The book is concise and complete---a must red for anyone interested in arbitration.

Constitutional Analysis in a Nutshell


Author: Thomas E. Baker,Jerre Stockton Williams
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 514
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This authoritative text provides a framework for understanding individual liberty and governmental power and the institutional role played by the U.S. Supreme Court. Coverage includes judicial review, commerce clause and state powers, federalism, separation of powers, congressional and executive powers, and individual civil rights and civil liberties. Includes diagrams that aid understanding of the fundamentals of our system of government.

Admiralty in a Nutshell


Author: Frank L. Maraist,Thomas C. Galligan,Catherine M. Maraist
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9780314926999
Category: Law
Page: 441
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Addresses maritime tort law, collision law, worker injury claims, wrongful death, and platform injuries. Explores maritime property liens and the seaman's employment contract, wages, and compromise of claims. Discusses marine insurance, towage and pilotage, salvage, and general average. Also covers sovereign immunity; joint and several liability, indemnity, and contribution; liability limitations; and jurisdiction and procedure in maritime claims.

Government Contract Law in the Twenty-First Century


Author: Charles Tiefer,William A. Shook
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781594608049
Category: Law
Page: 760
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This new book revises, and adds new foci, to the authors' predecessor casebook Government Contract Law: Cases and Materials (2d ed. 2004). It retains the core chapters for a syllabus on the basics of government contracting law. The authors update the core chapters with short, student-friendly, tightly-edited cases. Many cases date from the 2000s, with most of the rest from the 1990s. These present current understandings of issues and doctrines in this rapidly evolving field.As new foci, the authors have greatly expanded the number of specialized chapters treating increasingly important topics. New chapters cover such fast-changing specialties as commercial and IDIQ contracting, intellectual property, health care, construction, government and contractor workforce, false claims and defective pricing, and government takings. Also, the book treats new procedures including protests of task order awards and claims for government breaches of contract.Dozens of fresh notes by the authors cover recent developments such as government acquisition of property rights in software, and contracting in the Afghan and Iraq wars. Tiefer and Shook bring academic and practitioner experience and expertise to their treatment of government contract law.

Federal Courts in a Nutshell


Author: Donald Doernberg
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781634602785
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Page: 275
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American Indian Law in a Nutshell


Author: William C. Canby
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 496
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Canby?s American Indian Law in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition is a succinct but comprehensive treatment of federal Indian law, with emphasis on jurisdictional problems and the policies underlying them. Topics include the history of American Indian law and policy, the federal-tribal trust relationship, Indian tribal sovereignty, treaty rights, criminal and civil jurisdiction in Indian country, Indian civil rights, tribal water rights and hunting and fishing rights. All text is supported by citation of cases and statutes.

Video Game Law in a Nutshell


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Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781683281061
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Bankruptcy and Related Law in a Nutshell


Author: David Epstein
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781634606493
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This classic student text, used by tens of thousands of law students for over 45 years has been revised to reflect changes in case law, changes in bankruptcy practices, and changes in bankruptcy casebooks. Today's bankruptcy courses are now much more than just the automatic stay, avoiding powers, and discharge. As bankruptcy classes have become more comprehensive, more students have found this book helpful in comprehending reading assignments, class discussions, and exam questions.

The Legal System of the People's Republic of China in a Nutshell


Author: Daniel C. K. Chow
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314198822
Category: Law
Page: 497
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This book begins with a brief overview of the important events of the twentieth century that have shaped modern China, and then turns to a systematic analysis of the structure of government, basic human rights and liberties, and the crucial role of the Communist Party. It examines all major legal institutions in China, including the law-making organs, courts, procuratorates, police, and the legal profession. Also provides an overview of the major areas of procedural and substantive black letter law in China, with a focus on foreign investment and intellectual property laws.

Intellectual Property

Patents, Trademarks, and Copyright in a Nutshell
Author: Arthur Raphael Miller,Michael H. Davis
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9780314278340
Category: Law
Page: 473
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Authors Michael Davis and famed Harvard professor Arthur Miller provide authoritative coverage on the foundations of patent protection, patentability, and the patenting process. Presents the fundamentals of trademarks and copyright laws. Text further addresses torts and property, antitrust and government regulation, concepts of federalism and state, and federal conflicts.

Criminal Law in a Nutshell


Author: Arnold H. Loewy
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9780314194961
Category: Law
Page: 347
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Gain an overview and develop perspective on the extensive area of criminal law. Organized into eight sections for quick reference. Expert discussion explores punishment, specific crimes, and the ingredients of a crime such as mens rea and actus reus. Features special defenses and the burden of proof. Covers inchoate and group criminality. Also reflects on the limitations of criminal law.

Water Law in a Nutshell, 5th


Author: David H. Getches,Sandra Beth Zellmer,Adell L. Amos
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314280695
Category: Water
Page: 559
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The new edition adds dozens of recent decisions and key statutory changes. Virtually every principal case in the leading casebooks is cited or discussed, making it an excellent aid for students in any water law course. The revised book deals with changes in evolving areas like groundwater-surface water conflicts, public recreational uses, instream flow protection, federal water development, takings claims, and public interest concerns.