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|Introduction to Sport Law
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Author: John O. Spengler
Brand: Human Kinetics
A comprehensive text on legal issues in sport, Introduction to Sport Law delivers the information students will need and sport management professionals require in order to navigate liability issues, protect the legal rights of their employees and athletes, and manage legal risk in their professions. Filled with real-world cases and examples, the text provides students with timely and relevant information that will help build enthusiasm for their future careers.
The outstanding author team presents legal issues in sport using a topical approach that is easily understood by readers with little or no legal background. Using straightforward, jargon-free explanations, Introduction to Sport Law guides readers through the major legal areas specific to the sport setting—including the legal system, tort law, risk management, contract law, agency law, employment law, constitutional law, gender equity, intellectual property, and antitrust law. The text is designed for sport law courses within a sport management program and uses concise examples relevant to sport managers.
Introduction to Sport Law begins with an overview of the legal system and presentation of legal foundations to give readers a context in which to consider subsequent chapters. Through its focus on legal concepts with direct application to the sport manager's role and a straightforward presentation devoid of legalese, Introduction to Sport Law provides readers with a resource that is more approachable and relevant than other sport law texts:
-Within each chapter, a brief introduction places the topic within a practical context.
-Legal perspectives of each topic are presented with clear explanations of related concepts.
-Extended, sport-related examples obtained from case law provide application of legal concepts, stimulate discussion about the application of law to current events, and enable students and sport managers to recognize possible areas of liability.
-A running glossary provides convenient access to definitions of unfamiliar terms.
-Chapters conclude with a brief recapitulation of important points, discussion questions, and hypothetical sport law scenarios.
In each chapter, the hypothetical scenarios serve as the basis for moot court group activities. Developed from the facts of several key cases relating to the chapter topic, these moot court experiences provide students with an interactive and lively way of understanding issues that may arise in a court setting and how cases may determine future law. As students call hypothetical witnesses to testify and argue various sides of a case, they are challenged to conceptualize and apply the concepts of sport law.
When adopted as a course textbook, Introduction to Sport Law also includes online access to an instructor guide, test package, and presentation package. The online instructor guide provides the structure and offers suggestions for group activities of the moot court cases in each chapter. The test and presentation packages fully incorporate and enhance the information presented in the text.
Introduction to Sport Law provides the most comprehensive and understandable presentation of legal issues in sport. This approach, specifically geared toward readers without a law background, allows students not only to learn the important concepts of sport law but also to get excited about a topic that can otherwise seem dry and technical. The incorporation of many real-world examples will assist readers in developing a knowledge base with clear application to their future or current sport professions.
|Special Education Law
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Author: Laura F. Rothstein
The Fourth Edition of Special Education Law provides a comprehensive and current overview of the major federal laws—and judicial interpretations of those laws—that apply to the education of children with special needs. The text helps students understand what the law requires so that when they become educators, they can develop policies and make decisions that comply with these laws.
- The most current information on special education statutes, regulations, and case law has been added, including substantial changes in the interpretation of this legislation.
- New chapter on legal issues surrounding classroom discipline in special education
- New information on the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 and the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001
- Added coverage of early intervention and mediation,
- New cases that reflect the IDEA regulatory changes of 2004 have been added.
- Thought questions, with references to articles and cases related to those questions, appear throughout the text.
|Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America (Politics and Society in Twentieth-Century America)
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Author: Mae Ngai
This book traces the origins of the "illegal alien" in American law and society, explaining why and how illegal migration became the central problem in U.S. immigration policy--a process that profoundly shaped ideas and practices about citizenship, race, and state authority in the twentieth century.
Mae Ngai offers a close reading of the legal regime of restriction that commenced in the 1920s--its statutory architecture, judicial genealogies, administrative enforcement, differential treatment of European and non-European migrants, and long-term effects. In well-drawn historical portraits, Ngai peoples her study with the Filipinos, Mexicans, Japanese, and Chinese who comprised, variously, illegal aliens, alien citizens, colonial subjects, and imported contract workers. She shows that immigration restriction, particularly national-origin and numerical quotas, re-mapped the nation both by creating new categories of racial difference and by emphasizing as never before the nation's contiguous land borders and their patrol. This yielded the "illegal alien," a new legal and political subject whose inclusion in the nation was a social reality but a legal impossibility--a subject without rights and excluded from citizenship. Questions of fundamental legal status created new challenges for liberal democratic society and have directly informed the politics of multiculturalism and national belonging in our time.
Ngai's analysis is based on extensive archival research, including previously unstudied records of the U.S. Border Patrol and Immigration and Naturalization Service. Contributing to American history, legal history, and ethnic studies, Impossible Subjects is a major reconsideration of U.S. immigration in the twentieth century.
|Migration, Globalization and Ethnic Relations: An Interdisciplinary Approach
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Author: Mohsen Mobasher
This collection of classical and contemporary essays by leading migration scholars represents new developments in immigration studies. It exposes readers to different theoretical approaches on adaptation and incorporation of immigrants from the classic assimilation theory to the most recent ethnic economy and ethnic enclave theories. This book familiarizes readers with the most current and important migration issues and challenges of immigrants, including the causes of migration, globalization and its impact on migration, migration and transnationalism, immigrant women and family, return migration, and the current status of migration research. For sociologists, anthropologists, urban researchers, and others in the field of immigration and immigrant status.
|Family Law: The Essentials, Student Manual (Essentials (Wolters Kluwer))
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Author: Katharine K. Baker
Part of a new series that offers a big-picture perspective on Family Law, this brief overview illuminates essential concepts with informal, approachable exposition. Family Law: The Essentials complements any casebook for this subject as it bridges common themes and fills in the gaps in students’ understanding of basic concepts.
Appropriate for use alongside any Family Law casebook, or supporting seminars on children, gender, or sexuality, Family Law: The Essentials features :
- an informal writing style that is engaging and concise
- clear explanations of social and theoretical forces at play for each topic
- modular chapter organization that may be referenced or taught in any order
- cross-referencing that draws connections among shared themes from different chapters
This succinct new text offers concise, focused coverage of legal concepts and the social and theoretical forces that impact every area of Family Law. Family Law: The Essentials prepares your students to get the most out of their casebook reading assignments.
|At America's Gates: Chinese Immigration during the Exclusion Era, 1882-1943
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Author: Erika Lee
With the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882, Chinese laborers became the first group in American history to be excluded from the United States on the basis of their race and class. This landmark law changed the course of U.S. immigration history, but we know little about its consequences for the Chinese in America or for the United States as a nation of immigrants.
At America's Gates is the first book devoted entirely to both Chinese immigrants and the American immigration officials who sought to keep them out. Erika Lee explores how Chinese exclusion laws not only transformed Chinese American lives, immigration patterns, identities, and families but also recast the United States into a "gatekeeping nation." Immigrant identification, border enforcement, surveillance, and deportation policies were extended far beyond any controls that had existed in the United States before.
Drawing on a rich trove of historical sources--including recently released immigration records, oral histories, interviews, and letters--Lee brings alive the forgotten journeys, secrets, hardships, and triumphs of Chinese immigrants. Her timely book exposes the legacy of Chinese exclusion in current American immigration control and race relations.
|Patent It Yourself: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Filing at the U.S. Patent Office
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Author: David Pressman
Patent your creation with the world's bestselling guide to patents! determine if you can patent your invention
Have a world-class idea? Ready to protect your invention from copycats? Then turn to the best resource available-- Patent It Yourself.
Attorney David Pressman takes you through the entire patent process, providing scrupulously updated information and clear instructions to help you:
understand patent law
evaluate the commercial potential of your idea
perform your own patent search
file a provisional patent application
prepare a formal patent application
respond to patent examiners
amend an application
enforce and maintain your patent
market and license your invention
Thoroughly updated to reflect the latest changes in intellectual property law, the 14th edition also provides the latest U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rules and forms. It includes up-to-date details on how to file a patent electronically with the USPTO, the latest rules for application and prosecution, and other changes to technical filing rules.
Whether you're new at the inventing game or a grizzled veteran, Patent It Yourself will save you grief, time and money.
|Intellectual Property: The Law of Copyrights, Patents and Trademarks (Hornbook Series Student Edition)
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Author: Roger E. Schechter
This work provides a comprehensive treatment of all three major branches of intellectual property law, surveying basic principles and emerging issues. The book summarizes what is clear, identifies what is unsettled, and offers concise views on how some open issues might be sensibly resolved. This text also deals with a variety of related intellectual property topics, including state laws governing the misappropriation of intangibles, state protection for the right of publicity and for trade secrets, and both federal and state rules concerning false advertising and deceptive trade practices. The authors use numerous examples to guide you through various technical areas.
|Your U.S. Citizenship Guide: What You Need to Know to Pass Your U.S. Citizenship Test With Companion CD-ROM(SPANISH) (Spanish Edition)
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Author: Anita Biase
Su Guia Para Ser Ciudadano de los EE. UU. Es un recurso completo para ser ciudadano de los Estados Unidos. Aprendera las reglas de elegibilidad, ademas encontrara instrucciones paso a paso faciles de seguir para llenar el formato de solicitud N-400. Este libro le ayudara a prepararse para la entrevista y el examen de ciudadania. Leera una guaa de estudio sobre los principios de la Constitucion de los EE. UU. e Historia de los EE. UU. Mejorara su inglas y sera un conocedor de los beneficios y responsabilidades de ser un ciudadano. Este libro estÃ¡ dividido en dos partes. La primera parte le guia a traves de lo que debe de saber para ser un ciudadano de los EE. UU. y le explica el proceso. La segunda seccion le proporciona los materiales de estudio para que se prepare para la entrevista y el examen de ciudadania. El CD-ROM acompanante tiene los formatos que necesita, asi mismo los archivos imprimibles en PDF para ayudarle a estudiar.
|Tort Law for Paralegals, 2E
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Second Edition / Aspen Publishers. Clean pages / binding tight / edge & corner wear / slight bend in cover
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