Energy Law in a Nutshell

Author: Joseph P. Tomain,Richard D. Cudahy

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9780314271860

Category: Law

Page: 606

View: 2525

This title addresses the component parts of the energy fuel cycle, as well as the market and government policies that oversee it. This Nutshell describe in detail the country's traditional energy policy and also discusses the current challenges that confront it. Chapters cover the individual natural resources used to produce energy and the book concludes with the development of a clean energy policy for the future.

Energy Law

Author: Alexandra Klass,Hannah Wiseman

Publisher: Foundation Press

ISBN: 9781634602907

Category:

Page: 258

View: 3315

This book provides a broad yet detailed understanding of the major components of energy systems, energy infrastructure, and energy markets and the laws that guide their development. It covers all major energy policy sectors including oil and gas extraction, electricity regulation, renewable energy development, and regulation of vehicles and transportation fuels. It will serve as a valuable resource for students of law, business, and public policy as well as practicing attorneys. The book is timely-describing rapidly changing policy in environmental regulation such as hydraulic fracturing, planning for electric transmission lines, and natural gas and oil exports. It also places these recent developments in the context of the many long-lasting policies that created current energy infrastructure and markets.

Energy Law Basics

Author: K. K. Duvivier

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780769869520

Category:

Page: 624

View: 2803

Professor DuVivier reviewed dozens of syllabi for energy law courses and brought that review, as well as her more than 25 years of law teaching, to bear when creating this Energy Law Basics (ELB) book. Energy Law is not one body of law, and an energy practice may involve a wide variety of skills. Consequently, no two energy law courses cover the same body of material. In addition, energy law changes quickly, and course materials must be updated constantly for accuracy. ELB was designed with these drivers in mind. Alternatively, ELB can be adopted to provide a framework for a course, which the professor then supplements with (1) some or all of the nine skills exercises in part IV of the book; (2) more in-depth readings or books on particular topics; (3) student reports and discussions on current hot topics or updates about energy news; or (4) student seminar paper presentations. Alternatively, because ELB chapters are easy to mix and match and can stand on their own, the book can be ideal for short courses or as a supplement to other textbooks.

The Law of Clean Energy

Efficiency and Renewables

Author: Michael Gerrard

Publisher: Amer Bar Assn

ISBN: 9781614380085

Category: Law

Page: 642

View: 3006

Increasing energy efficiency and the use of renewable energy are the most important actions that can be taken to combat climate changes. As a result, the growth of clean energy will likely be one of the major economic engines of the coming decade.

Mergers and Acquisitions in a Nutshell

Author: Dale A. Oesterle

Publisher: West Academic

ISBN: 9780314159564

Category: Law

Page: 313

View: 7935

A succinct exposition of the law or mergers and acquisitions law to which a student or lawyer can turn for reliable guidance. All the titles have been written by outstanding authorities and recognized experts. The book is a compact format for convenient reference.

Antitrust Law in Perspective

Cases, Concepts and Problems in Competition Policy

Author: Andrew Gavil,William Kovacic,Joshua Wright,Jonathan Baker

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9780314266057

Category:

Page: 1495

View: 8825

The third edition of Gavil, Kovacic and Baker's Antitrust Law in Perspective: Cases, Concepts and Problems in Competition Policy thoroughly updates the second edition. It includes a more accessible treatment of the rule of reason, a further modernized treatment of collusion, the most comprehensive merger chapter available, an innovative new chapter on distribution strategies, and a refreshed and updated treatment of intellectual property and innovation. For the third edition, the authors are joined by former FTC Commissioner Joshua D. Wright, who is now University Professor and Executive Director of the Global Antitrust Institute at the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University.

International Legal Research in a Nutshell

Author: Marci Hoffman,Robert Berring

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781634605212

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 8714

This Nutshell provides a basic introduction to international and foreign legal research for the non-specialist. It offers guidance through the unfamiliar pathways of research using international and non-US legal legal materials and demystifies the world of treaties and international case law. Since it's aimed at the non-specialist, it provides straight-forward background information on the United Nations and the European Union and includes guidance using the documents and legal materials of these institutions. There are extensive links to the rich world of Web resources, but it also describes print research tools that remain important in this field. Finally, it sets out a road map for approaching a research problem involving international, foreign and comparative law. Additional teaching materials are available for this title, and include online links to research sources noted in the book: Appendix A: Comprehensive List of Sources Appendix B: Websites Containing National Law Appendix C: Web Treaty Collections Appendix D: Planning Your Research and Organizational Tools

International Environmental Law and Policy Treaty Supplement 2016

Author: David Hunter,Durwood Zaelke,James Salzman

Publisher: Foundation Press

ISBN: 9781609303976

Category:

Page: 501

View: 490

This treaty supplement is meant to complement the Fifth edition of International Environmental Law & Policy. It includes the major hard and soft law instruments that embody the field of international environmental law. It thus includes the major multilateral environmental agreements as well as some excerpts from important related treaties such as trade agreements and the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.

Energy Law and Policy

Author: Lincoln Davies,Elizabeth Wilson

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781640208285

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 9842

Receive complimentary lifetime digital access to the eBook with new print purchase. This book offers an introduction to energy law and policy both for students who seek to practice in the field and for those interested in better understanding this fascinating, critical area of law. It introduces the key federal, state, and local government actors that play differing roles in energy controversies and unpacks the multi-jurisdictional approach to energy regulation pervasive in the United States. The book explores the laws and policies governing the extraction, use, and disposal of renewable and non-renewable energy resources and provides in-depth coverage of U.S. regulation of the two major energy systems--electricity and transportation. In doing so, this book breaks away from the traditional approach of looking at energy resources one at a time. Instead, it provides a more holistic view of the field, emphasizing the major themes that run through energy law--regulation of market power, federalism tensions, and the global transition toward cleaner energy. Energy Law and Policy contains cases, sample statutes and regulations, and pertinent excerpts from energy law and policy experts. These policy-oriented, often empirical materials offer the necessary building blocks for a public law course, particularly one that covers a rapidly transitioning field. The book is organized into three parts that introduce students to the fundamental aspects of the energy sector, energy law, and the most pressing energy topics of the 21st century. The second edition builds on the first edition in a variety of ways: Enhanced coverage of legal and policy issues surrounding energy extraction on federal public lands, including coal, oil, natural gas, wind, and solar; Updated coverage of state policy changes in the areas of rooftop solar, net metering, and renewable portfolio standards; In-depth coverage of new energy-related executive orders, regulations, and policy shifts since the start of the Trump Administration; Greater discussion of energy storage technologies, electric vehicles, electric grid modernization, and cyber-security; Additional coverage of nuclear energy issues, including state subsidies for existing nuclear plants, financial concerns over investments in new nuclear plants, and facility permitting; Excerpts of new Supreme Court and federal lower court decisions on contemporary electricity policy issues, including demand response, capacity procurements, and electric transmission line planning; New developments in state regulation of hydraulic fracturing technologies; and Coverage of recent disputes over controversial energy transportation projects such as oil pipelines, natural gas pipelines, and liquefied natural gas export facilities.

International Project Finance in a Nutshell

Author: John M. Niehuss

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781628101348

Category: Construction contracts

Page: 526

View: 4134

The book provides a basic introduction to the legal and financial issues that arise at each stage of a project finance transaction. It contains a comprehensive overview of the concept of project finance and includes extensive coverage of the overall legal structure of a project and the key clauses in project and financial documents. It also has chapters on project preparation, procurement, sources of finance and other financial and credit support issues, restructuring, and investment dispute settlement. The Second Edition has been substantially revised and includes new chapters and material on: the application of project finance techniques to the funding of public-private partnerships, infrastructure, and the oil and gas sector; the impact of the 2008 financial crisis on project financing; offtake contracts; and recent dispute settlement developments. The book also features useful checklists for risk analysis, due diligence, concession and loan agreement terms, credit support, tax and accounting issues, and evaluation of sources of finance.

Employment Law in a Nutshell

Author: Robert Covington,Joseph Seiner

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781634607636

Category:

Page: 643

View: 1346

This Nutshell provides an overview of individual employee rights and responsibilities. It addresses a number of areas, including establishing and ending the employment relationship, protection of employee privacy and reputation, discrimination, regulation of wages and hours, employee physical safety, fringe benefits, and employee duties of loyalty. This edition includes a substantially revised treatment of discrimination law, expanded discussion of employment-based health care, and takes into account a number of recent Supreme Court decisions and the use of executive orders. It further addresses how employment law directly impacts the modern economy, discussing how this area of the law effects on-demand workers in the technology sector.

Business Associations

Author: Michael Chasalow

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781634596008

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 9341

This book provides a clear and concise explanation of corporations, agency and partnership, and the other subjects addressed in most Business Associations courses. To accompany its explanations, the guide utilizes a checklist format to lead students through questions they need to ask and issues they need to address, to fully evaluate the agency, partnership or corporations, problems they will face when studying this subject. It also synthesizes the material in a way that most students are unable to do on their own, and organizes the critical issues, presenting a clear guide to analyze business associations issues that students can draw upon when writing their exams. Other study aids provide sample problems, but this book offers a systematic approach to problem solving.

Corporations

A Contemporary Approach

Author: Alan R. Palmiter,Frank Partnoy

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9780314284044

Category: Law

Page: 1002

View: 1879

This book is an accessible text for a Corporation law course and one readily adaptable to a Business Associations course. The clear, accessible narrative that students love is now everywhere, not just in selected sections. A new and updated online companion site includes Power Points, class outlines, quizzes and other materials. The second edition includes key updates on cases and legal concepts, including Citizens United, Dodd-Frank and say-on-pay. The "other entities" materials are flexible so professors can customize, large or small.

Constitutional Law Stories

Author: Michael C. Dorf

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 561

View: 8484

This publication provides a student with an understanding of 15 leading U.S. constitutional law cases, focusing on how the litigation was shaped by lawyers, judges and socioeconomic factors, and why the cases have attained landmark status. It is suitable for adoption as a supplement in an introductory constitutional law course, or as a text for an advanced seminar.

Molecular Biology of the Cell

Author: Bruce Alberts

Publisher: Garland Science

ISBN: 1317563743

Category: Science

Page: 1464

View: 6120

As the amount of information in biology expands dramatically, it becomes increasingly important for textbooks to distill the vast amount of scientific knowledge into concise principles and enduring concepts.As with previous editions, Molecular Biology of the Cell, Sixth Edition accomplishes this goal with clear writing and beautiful illustrations. The Sixth Edition has been extensively revised and updated with the latest research in the field of cell biology, and it provides an exceptional framework for teaching and learning. The entire illustration program has been greatly enhanced.Protein structures better illustrate structure–function relationships, icons are simpler and more consistent within and between chapters, and micrographs have been refreshed and updated with newer, clearer, or better images. As a new feature, each chapter now contains intriguing openended questions highlighting “What We Don’t Know,” introducing students to challenging areas of future research. Updated end-of-chapter problems reflect new research discussed in the text, and these problems have been expanded to all chapters by adding questions on developmental biology, tissues and stem cells, pathogens, and the immune system.

Principles of Legal Research

Author: Kent C. Olson

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 499

View: 9917

Principles of Legal Research will be published in June and available for fall 2009 class adoptions. Principles of Legal Research is the long-awaited successor to the venerable How to Find the Law, 9th edition, thoroughly updated for the electronic age. The text provides encyclopedic yet concise coverage of research methods and resources using both free and commercial websites as well as printed publications. An introductory survey of research strategies is followed by chapters on the sources of U.S. law created by each branch of government, discussion of major secondary sources, and an overview of international and comparative law. Sample illustrations are included, and an appendix lists nearly 500 major treatises and looseleaf services by subject.

Preside Or Lead?

The Attributes and Actions of Effective Regulators

Author: Scott Hempling

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780989327701

Category: Administrative agencies

Page: N.A

View: 2232

This is a book of essays that addresses a species of regulation: the regulation of our public utilities. These providers of electricity, gas, telecommunications, and water support our local, regional, national, and international economies. Our lives depend on their performance. Defining and demanding that performance is the job of regulators. Regulators set standards, compensate the efficient, and penalize the inefficient. These standards, compensation, and penalties align private behavior with the public interest. In my 30 years' close-up experience working with regulators, I have been consistently impressed by the power of personal attributes. The public battles feature the parties, their hired experts, and their attorneys. But when the record closes and deliberations begin, the focus shifts to the commissioners. Case outcomes are determined not only by facts, law, and policy, but also by commissioners' attributes--attributes like purposefulness, decisiveness, independence, creativity, ethics, and courage. These attributes, or their absence, influence the actions of regulators--such as whether they "balance" and "preside" or whether they set standards and lead. And even the most purposeful, educated, decisive, and independent regulators--those who make the tough calls and take the right actions--face obstacles: the forces of self-interest and provincialism that can undermine the high purpose of regulation.