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The proven Glannon Guide is a user-friendly study aid to use throughout the semester as a great supplement to (or substitute for) classroom lecture. Topics are broken down into manageable pieces and are explained in a conversational tone. Chapters are interspersed with hypotheticals like those posed in the classroom that include analysis of answers to ensure thorough understanding. Additionally, "The Closer" questions pose sophisticated hypotheticals at the end of each chapter to present cumulative review of earlier topics. More like classroom experiences, the Glannon Guide provides you with straightforward explanations of complex legal concepts, often in a humorous style that makes the material stick. The user-friendly Glannon Guide is your proven partner throughout the semester when you need a supplement to (or substitute for) classroom lecture.
Provides law students with an in-depth introduction to the UCC without burdening them with unnecessary detail. Citations have been used to enable the reader to understand the kinds of cases that might be presented under particular provisions of the Code. The chapters on Article 9 have been completely rewritten to deal only with revised Article 9 (1999). Similar revisions have been made to the chapter on Article 5 (1996 revision) and to other parts of the book to account for other Code amendments.
This book discusses the Uniform Commercial Code (U.C.C.) Articles 3, 4, and 4A in detail. It also explains to what extent provisions and interpretive cases decided prior to the promulgation of Article 4A and prior to the 1990 revision of Articles 3 and 4 are still useful, and why changes made were needed. It discusses issues not generally recognized and treated elsewhere, including the meaning of the new standard of good faith, the relation between "accountability" and "final payment," and consequences of radical truncation. In addition to the discussion of payment Articles in the Uniform Commercial Code, the book contains up to date discussion of other payment systems like credit and debit card systems, and other payment methods including prepaid cards, PayPal, mobile payments, and virtual currency transfers.
Written by Ronald J. Mann, one of the country's leading Commercial Law scholars, the Fifth Edition of Payment Systems and Other Financial Transactions continues to deliver clear, detailed practical explanations of how payment systems actually work. Using a systems approach, the text and problems focus on rules that are applied in practice. Easily adapted to any 50-minute, 75-minute, or two-hour long class, this casebook is suitable for use in courses on Payment Systems, Negotiable Instruments, or Commercial Paper. The new edition has been updated throughout and the latest cases included. The problems have been revised to reflect the sorts of disputes arising out of the electronic payment systems prevalent today.
A primer that offers first-year law students a reliable overview of the major themes and leading cases in the field of the law of contracts. This contracts primer is straightforward and uncluttered, covering the main themes of the first-year contracts course, together with related cases.
Mastering Negotiable Instruments (UCC Articles 3 and 4) and Other Payment Systems explains the essential concepts in the law governing payment systems. The book focuses primarily on the prototypical payment systems that for centuries have used negotiable instruments: notes, checks, and other types of drafts. It explores the rules and mechanisms that regulate transactions in negotiable instruments from issue to collection. Study of the rules starts with UCC Article 3 (governing negotiable instruments generally) and Article 4 (governing check collection), but also requires consideration of federal statutes such as the Expedited Funds Availability Act, the new Check Clearing for the 21st Century Act, and related federal regulations. The book also explores the largely federal law governing newer payment systems that have evolved from negotiable instruments, such as credit cards and debit cards. This book is part of the Carolina Academic Press Mastering Series edited by Russell L.Weaver, University of Louisville School of Law.
This reader examines the foundational principles of commercial law, including the choice between default rules and mandatory rules, between liability and property rules, between rules and standards, and between legislative and judge-made law. It explores these themes across a range of commercial law topics: sales law, payment systems, letters of credit and secured transactions. Commercial law is often viewed as a settled field with little controversy. Yet, the authors have written a series of notes that often guide their audience to challenge the orthodoxy. Thus, the Reader is excellent companion reading for a core course in commercial law or an advanced seminar in contract theory.