Traces the historical development of the community property concept. Also introduces basic classification principles, including limitations on the classification process. The remaining chapters deal with the consequences flowing from the classification of property as community or separate, including management and control rights and responsibilities, creditors' rights, and distribution of property on the termination of the community. Further ramifications and problems are explored in the notes to the cases.
This classic casebook on the California community property system contains carefully updated coverage of premarital agreements, transmutations, same-sex marriage, equal management and control, interspousal rights and remedies, and creditorsâe(tm) rights. Core chapters discuss the complexity that flows from classifying property as community or separate. Statutory provisions have been updated in the text and in the appendix. The teacherâe(tm)s manual has been completely revised.
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Well written and thoughtful, this casebook provides an up-to-date and in-depth exploration of community property in California. Students and instructors alike will welcome Community Property in California, Fifth Edition, classroom tested and used by generations of California law students. Features that have contributed to the success of Community Property in California include: outstanding authorship Grace Ganz Blumberg is a recognized expert in both community property and family law comprehensive coverage that provides students with the means to prepare for the California bar examination and leaves them well-equipped for California practice in the areas of divorce, decedents estates, and debtor-creditor law a balanced and approachable combination of cases, notes, problems, and other materials that make the casebook accessible and interesting a contextual use of comparative materials, including references to the Uniform Marital Property Act and the American Law Institutes Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution, as well as the laws of other jurisdictions Look for important new material in the Fifth Edition: Substantial reorganization and updating of the coverage of the Family Code 852(a) writing requirement for marital transmutations, with new cases and opinions, including Marriage of Benson and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals In re Summers opinion New material on the relationship between marital transmutation and the spousal fiduciary duty, covering Marriage of Haines and its progeny Revised, streamlined, and updated treatment of the spousal fiduciary duty with respect to a spouse's management of the community property during marriage and the setting aside of property settlements and decrees Discussion of recent statutory and case development of California domestic partnership law
COMMUNITY PROPERTY IN CALIFORNIA, Third Edition, offers your students a scope and depth of coverage unmatched by any other casebook. Author Grace Ganz Blumberg, The reporter For The ALI's Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution, draws on her vast practical as well as teaching experience to preent a thoughtful and current analysis of community property issues. She provides all the community property material needed For The California bar examination in the areas of divorce, decedent's estates, and debtor-creditor law. Going beyond a statement of the law to actually put the law in its proper context, she uses an effective blend of: cases; notes; references To The Uniform Marital Property Act; and comparisons to other jurisdictions COMMUNITY PROPERTY IN CALIFORNIA, Third Edition, reflets important developments including: new material on same-sex marriage, including the historicl Hawaii cases, The federal Defense of Marriage Act, and developments in California Lezine v. Security Pacific Financial Services concerning the transference of security interest on community property without spousal consent, And The legislative response to this decision in the California Supreme Court the Hilke and Heikes cases concerning property held in joint title the U.S. Supreme Court ERISA preemption cse of Boggs v. Boggs the characterization of early retirement benefits as treated by the California Supreme Court in the Lehman case material on marital property from the ALI's Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution California statutory materials presented in an accessible appendix A Teacher's manual is available.
Family Law addresses contemporary family law issues and analyzes the public and private dichotomy in contemporary family law relationships. Current family law topics addressed in this book include: • Marriage and marriage alternatives • Support and property rights • Conception and reproduction issues • Domestic violence and intrafamily torts • Care and supervision of children • Adoption and termination of parental rights • Legitimacy and paternity • Divorce or dissolution of marriage • Economic consequences of divorce, including spousal and child support, equitable distribution of marital and community property and a discussion of the American Law Institute's proposed principles of the law of family dissolution • Child custody and visitation, including a discussion of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act and the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act • Premarital and postmarital agreements • Alternative dispute resolution • Ethical issues for the family lawyer While addressing many cutting-edge family law issues, this Family Law casebook still maintains a realistic balance between theory and practice. The format is manageable, condensed, and user-friendly. Each topic includes a general introduction, a current or landmark illustrative judicial decision, relevant notes and questions analyzing, extending, or questioning each topic, and problems allowing students to analyze particular family law issues and disputes as practitioners, legislators, or jurists would. This eBook features links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.
This casebook raises interesting and challenging problems concerning the development of property law. Property concepts are introduced through cutting edge issues, such as intellectual property, rights of publicity, and ownership rights in the human body. Historical dimensions are presented through discussions of laws which formerly excluded certain individuals from most forms of ownership and property control, such as Native Americans, African Americans, and women. The text covers traditional topics: estates in land, landlord and tenant laws, transfers of property, private land use controls, and constitutional limitations on public land use controls. Most chapters are preceded by a concise summary of legal doctrines or common themes covered in the chapter. Explanatory Notes provide extensive explanations of cases and rules; they clarify complicated opinions with background information regarding the circumstances giving rise to the proceedings. Problems and Problem Notes take students beyond the realm of settled rules to generate analysis of the purpose behind the rules. This book also points students to relevant secondary sources for a broader understanding of property law. This eBook features links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.
The Fourth Edition of this popular casebook by Professors Wadlington & O'Brien has made several changes in the sequence of materials. Divorce & economic problems of dissolution have been moved forward to Chapters IV & V from the close of the book. A substantial number of provisions from the California Family Code, as well as other new statutes, have been included. The notes have been expanded to include material such as San Francisco's domestic partnership agreement & Hawaii's current approach(es) to same-sex marriage. New cases range from informal marriage to grandparent visitation rights, international custody disputes, ERISA preemption (Boggs v. Boggs), property settlement agreements, & policy on posthumous use of frozen semen.
The book uses legal practice as a basis to develop a theory of family law. Then it places family law more broadly within legal theory. The organization of the text and the presentation is intended to facilitate an understanding of the significance of family law to legal theory in general. Covers marriage and the relationship between family law and commercial law; informal marriage: state withdrawal or state intrusion; equality in marriage; state control over entry into an exit from marriage; children: raising the next generation; and problems caused by foreign law and our federal system.
Apple, Audi, Braun oder Samsung machen es vor: Gutes Design ist heute eine kritische Voraussetzung für erfolgreiche Produkte. Dieser Klassiker beschreibt die fundamentalen Prinzipien, um Dinge des täglichen Gebrauchs umzuwandeln in unterhaltsame und zufriedenstellende Produkte. Don Norman fordert ein Zusammenspiel von Mensch und Technologie mit dem Ziel, dass Designer und Produktentwickler die Bedürfnisse, Fähigkeiten und Handlungsweisen der Nutzer in den Vordergrund stellen und Designs an diesen angepasst werden. The Design of Everyday Things ist eine informative und spannende Einführung für Designer, Marketer, Produktentwickler und für alle an gutem Design interessierten Menschen. Zum Autor Don Norman ist emeritierter Professor für Kognitionswissenschaften. Er lehrte an der University of California in San Diego und der Northwest University in Illinois. Mitte der Neunzigerjahre leitete Don Norman die Advanced Technology Group bei Apple. Dort prägte er den Begriff der User Experience, um über die reine Benutzbarkeit hinaus eine ganzheitliche Erfahrung der Anwender im Umgang mit Technik in den Vordergrund zu stellen. Norman ist Mitbegründer der Beratungsfirma Nielsen Norman Group und hat unter anderem Autohersteller von BMW bis Toyota beraten. „Keiner kommt an Don Norman vorbei, wenn es um Fragen zu einem Design geht, das sich am Menschen orientiert.“ Brand Eins 7/2013 „Design ist einer der wichtigsten Wettbewerbsvorteile. Dieses Buch macht Spaß zu lesen und ist von größter Bedeutung.” Tom Peters, Co-Autor von „Auf der Suche nach Spitzenleistungen“
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Dieses Buch betrifft uns alle Sie waren notwendig, um Fortschritte gegen Krebs und AIDS zu erzielen. Klonen und Genforschung wäre ohne sie nicht möglich gewesen. Kurz: Die größten Erfolge der Medizin der letzten Jahrzehnte basieren auf der Entdeckung der HeLa-Zellen. Hinter dem Kürzel verbirgt sich eine Frau namens Henrietta Lacks. Die Afroamerikanerin aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen starb 1951 jung an Gebärmutterhalskrebs. Zuvor wurden ihr ohne ihr Wissen Zellproben entnommen, die sich überraschenderweise vermehrten. Damit war der entscheidende Durchbruch in der Zellkulturforschung geschafft. Die prämierte Wissenschaftsjournalistin Rebecca Skloot stellt in ihrem brillant verfassten Buch wichtige Jahrzehnte der Medizingeschichte vor und wirft dabei immer wieder ethische Fragen auf. Sie erzählt die tragische Familiengeschichte der Lacks’, die von Rassismus und mangelnden Bildungschancen geprägt ist. Ihr Buch ist eine gekonnte Mischung aus Biografie, Medizingeschichte, Debattenbuch und beachtlichem Enthüllungsjournalismus.