This casebook focuses on remedies across the board, uniquely including public law cases. It includes introduction to the law of remedies; nature, availability, and scope of injunctions; procedures for formulating, administering, and enforcing the injunction; declaratory judgment; compensatory damages and measures; punitive damages; restitution and restitution remedies; equitable defenses; and attorney's fees. Extensive problems suitable for problem-based teaching are included in the teacher’s manual. Additional teaching materials, including PowerPoint slides and updated cases, are available below.

Imprint: West Academic Publishing
Series: American Casebook Series
Publication Date: 11/23/2016

Tracy A. Thomas, University of Akron School of Law

David I. Levine, University of CA-Hastings College of Law

David J. Jung, University of CA-Hastings College of Law


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  • New U.S. Supreme Court case on structural relief, Brown v. Plata
  • New cases on specific performance
  • Updated cases on damages and measurements of damages
  • Updated restitution discussion integrating the new Restatement Third of Restitution
  • New U.S. Supreme Court cases on equitable defenses of laches and estoppel
  • All-new chapter on attorney’s fees including new U.S. Supreme Court cases
  • Deletion of the chapter on collecting judgments
  • Consolidation of the running Country Lodge problem to appendix
  • Updated notes on the backstories to the cases
  • Streamlined discussion to focus on key remedies issues tested on the bar exam

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