This book is written in a student-friendly style designed to facilitate learning and comprehension. In addition the book is up-to-date and contains the latest decisions from the United States Supreme Court and the lower federal and state courts.


Imprint: West Academic Publishing
Series: Concise Hornbook Series
Publication Date: 12/16/2016

Russell L. Weaver, University of Louisville School of Law

Elaine W. Shoben, UNLV School of Law

Michael B. Kelly, University of San Diego School of Law

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All sections updated and revised. Additionally:

Chapter 3 new edition does the following: (1) expanded discussion of summary contempt; (2) expanded discussion of notice issues; and (3) created a new section on affirmative defenses to give them more prominence and to expand the discussion of them.

Chapter 4 new edition does the following: (1) added new discussion of mandamus to contrast it with injunctions; (2) expanded discussion and added recent cases on the impact of a Supreme Court case; (3) expanded discussion on the effect(s) of statutes on injunctions.

Chapter 5 new edition updated with new cases.

Chapter 20 new edition is greatly expanded, adding quite a few cases, both old and new.

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