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Modern American Remedies: Cases and Materials, Concise Fifth Edition

Douglas Laycock, Richard L. Hasen

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  • ISBN: 9781543844085

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    Modern American Remedies: Cases and Materials, Concise Fifth Edition is highly respected for its original and logical conceptual framework, comprehensive coverage, excellent case selection, and authoritative and well-written notes. Following the same organization, scope of coverage, and daily units as the unabridged Fifth Edition, the streamlined Concise Edition features tightly focused notes that emphasize basic principles and central points, with fewer collateral issues. The text achieves a balance of public and private law, and teaches and critiques the basics of economic analysis as applied to remedies issues.

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  • Additional Product Details
    Publication Date: 11/20/2018
    Copyright: 2018
    Connected eBook + Print Book: 9781454891260
    Connected eBook: 9781543844085

    eBook: 9781543806946

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    Summary of Contents


    Chapter 1 Introduction
    Chapter 2 Paying for Harm: Compensatory Damages
    Chapter 3 Punitive Remedies
    Chapter 4 Preventing Harm: The Measure of Injunctive Relief
    Chapter 5 Choosing Remedies
    Chapter 6 Remedies and Separation of Powers
    Chapter 7 Preventing Harm Without Coercion: Declaratory Remedies
    Chapter 8 Benefi t to Defendant as the Measure of Relief: Restitution
    Chapter 9 Ancillary Remedies: Enforcing the Judgment
    Chapter 10 More Ancillary Remedies: Attorneys’ Fees
    Chapter 11 Remedial Defenses
    Chapter 12 Fluid-Class and Cy Pres Remedies
    Appendix Present Value Tables

    Table of Cases
    Table of Statutes, Rules, Constitutions, Treaties, Restatements, and More
    Table of Secondary Authorities

  • Author Information

    Douglas Laycock

    Douglas Laycock is Robert E. Scott Distinguished Professor at the University of Virginia School of Law. He is one of the nation's leading authorities on the law of remedies and also on the law of religious liberty. Before joining Virginia's faculty in 2010, Laycock served as the Yale Kamisar Collegiate Professor of Law at the University of Michigan Law School. Prior to that he taught for 25 years at the University of Texas and for five years at the University of Chicago.
    Laycock has testified frequently before Congress and has argued many cases in the courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. He is the author of the leading casebook Modern American Remedies; the award-winning monograph The Death of the Irreparable Injury Rule; and many articles in the leading law reviews. He has co-edited a collection of essays, Same-Sex Marriage and Religious Liberty, and he recently published Religious Liberty, Volume I: Overviews and History, the first of a four-volume collection of his many writings on religious liberty. He is vice president of the American Law Institute, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the 2009 winner of the National First Freedom Award from the Council on America's First Freedom.

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