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Understanding Corporate Law

Written for students, this treatise presents a clear understanding of the basic concepts of corporate law. Everything from formation to financing, corporate governance, fiduciary duty and controlling shareholders are discussed.
Arthur R. Pinto, Douglas M. Branson

Understanding Criminal Law

This is an easy-to-understand look at the principles, sources and limitations of criminal law. The concepts of "actus reus" and "mens rea" are explained. Other topics discussed include causation, self-defense, defense of property, duress, and insanity. 
Joshua Dressler

Understanding Criminal Procedure

This two-volume set breaks down criminal procedure into two distinct topics: investigation and adjudication. Volume I: Investigation focuses on the Fourth Amendment, arrests, searches and interrogations. Volume II: Adjudication covers the criminal process after the police investigation ends and covers right to counsel, pretrial release and detention, discovery, right to trial by jury, etc. Includes an index and tables of criminal rules, evidence rules, statutes and cases.
Joshua Dressler and Alan C. Michaels

Understanding Disability Law

Understanding Disability Law

This single volume covers the major statutes and constitutional provisions related to disability discrimination in employment, education, public accommodations, housing and more. It analyzes the 14th Amendment, ADA, Rehabilitation Act, IDEA, and the Fair Housing Act.
Mark C. Weber

Understanding Employment Discrimination

Designed to clarify the complexity of laws surrounding employment discrimination, this study guide examines the recent case law on the topic.
Thomas R. Haggard

Understanding Employment Law

This study aid addresses common-law employment doctrines such as employment-at-will, employment contracts, employment torts, workplace privacy issues, and restrictive covenants, as well as federal and state statutory regulation of the workplace, covering topics such as compensation, employee benefits, and workplace safety legislation.
Jeffrey Hirsch

Understanding Employment Law

A study aid focused on common-law employment issues such as employment-at-will, employment contracts, employment torts, workplace privacy issues, and restrictive covenants. It also covers federal and state statutory workplace regulation, including topics like compensation, employee benefits, and workplace safety legislation.
Jeffrey Hirsch

Understanding environmental law

Understanding Environmental Law

This treatise gives an overview of land use law in the U.S., focusing largely on federal environmental law, but also includes some coverage of state law as well.
Philip Weinberg, Kevin A. Reilly

Understanding Environmental Law

This treatise provides a comprehensive overview of environmental and land use law in the United States. While its major focus is the federal framework of U.S. environmental law, many chapters include coverage of state-specific laws as well.
Philip Weinberg

Understanding EU Law

An accessible, student-friendly resource that incorporates numerous learning aids, including end-of-chapter summaries and questions for self-testing, diagrams and flowcharts, a glossary of terms, and tips on how to approach exam questions.
Karen Davies

Understanding Family Law

This study aid offers students an overview of basic topics and issues in family law. Arranged in outline format, this title provides chapters on the following subjects: marriage and marriage alternatives, property and support rights during marriage, marital contracts and agreements, procreation, adoption, divorce grounds and defenses, spousal and child support on divorce, equitable distribution of property, and child custody and visitation.
John DeWitt Gregory et al.

Understanding Federal Courts and Jurisdiction

This study aid on the subject of federal courts offers explanations on the structure of the federal court system as well as explanations on process and procedure in federal courts. The book also provides a table of statutes and table of cases for easy reference to associated explanations. This title was published in 1998.
Linda S. Mullenix et al.

Understanding Federal Income Taxation 2013 4th

Understanding Federal Income Taxation

This study aid is designed to supplement a traditional casebook and course in federal individual income taxation. Each chapter contains the provisions of the Internal Revenue Code relevant to that particular chapter's topic. Chapters also include summaries of leading cases and relevant administrative rulings. Fourth edition published 2013.
J. Martin Burke & Michael K. Friel

Understanding Insurance Law

This study aid is designed to make the substance of insurance law accessible to the student and others unfamiliar with the subject. It is organized according to the various stages in the life of a contract. Part A considers the question, “what is insurance law?” Part B discusses issues germane to the establishment of the contractual relationship between insurer and insured. Part C considers issues relevant to the performance of contractual obligations. Finally, Part D examines special problems in group insurance, special issues in automobile insurance, and issues in reinsurance.
Robert H. Jerry

Understanding intellectual property law

Understanding Intellectual Property Law

The new edition of this study aid covers recently decided Supreme Court cases, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, as well as changes made in response to TRIPS. It also includes discussion of patents, trade secrets, copyright, trademarks and other intellectual property rights.
Donald S. Chisum

Understanding Juvenile Law

This study aid provides an overview of the legal status of minors. It looks at defining the rights, privileges and duties of adolescents.
Martin R. Gardner

Understanding Labor Law

A study aid focused on relations between management and labor in the private sector, dealing primarily with the National Labor Relations Act and its interpretation and application by the federal courts and the National Labor Relations Board.
Douglad Ray et.al.

Understanding Labor Law

This study aid focuses on management and labor in the private sector, dealing largely with the National Labor Relations Act, its interpretation, and application by federal courts and the NLRB.
Douglad Ray et.al.

Understanding Lawyer's Ethics

This resource provices a basic overview of legal ethics. It uses the ABA Model Code of Professional Responsibility and Model Rules of Professional Conduct as the basis for discussion. Appendices address such topics as representing the unpopular client and taking advantage of an adversary's mistake.
Monroe H. Freedman & Abbe Smith

Understanding Property Law

This study aid is focused on helping law students understand the basic principles of property law and explain the policy concerns and historical context of the law. The book is arranged by topic in an outline style format.
John G. Sprankling

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