Louisiana Law of Security Devices - A Precis

Author: Michael H. Rubin

Publisher: LexisNexis

ISBN: 0327174161

Category: Law

Page: 322

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Any decision about Louisiana collateral, financing, lending, mortgages, guarantees, liens and privileges, and collection procedures must take into account that Louisiana is the only state in the nation with civil law (rather than common law). Louisiana's Civil Code, with rules that trace back to the Napoleonic Code, and related statutes are the key to understanding this area of law. The Precis series of titles provides a comprehensive view of all of these topics and more. Areas covered by Louisiana Law of Security Devices include: • Suretyship and guarantees, including rules pertaining to Louisiana's categories of commercial, legal, and ordinary sureties; • Mortgage lending, including creation of mortgage, the types of Louisiana mortgages (conventional, legal and judicial), necessary provisions for a valid mortgage and desirable provisions for judicial execution on mortgages, and mortgage ranking; • Louisiana's law of registry and public records; • Title examination; • The interrelationship of the U.C.C. with Louisiana mortgage laws; • Securing interests in leases, in a rental income stream, and in leased property; • Judicial and non-judicial foreclosure rules, including the Louisiana Deficiency Judgment Act; • Louisiana liens and privileges, including general privileges as well as special privileges on both movable and immovable property; and • The Louisiana Private Works Act, governing materialmen's liens. Louisiana Law of Security Devices contains, in easy-to-understand, non-legalese language: • A detailed discussion of all of the key Civil Code articles and other statutes • Numerous examples of how these rules interrelate; • Examples of how to resolve complex issues of ranking security devices • Practical "how to" tips for practitioners; and • Warnings of potential traps for the unwary in drafting and negotiating lending documents.

Private Law in the 21st Century

Author: Kit Barker,Karen Fairweather,Ross Grantham

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1509908595

Category: Law

Page: 624

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This book brings together a wide range of contributors from across the common law world to identify and debate the principal moral and systemic challenges facing private law in the remaining part of the twenty-first century. The various contributions identify serious problems relating to complexity and overload, threats to research and education, the law's unintelligibility, the unsatisfactory nature of the law reform process and a general lack of public engagement. They consider the respective future roles of statutes, codes, and judge-made law (in the form of both common law and equitable rules). They consider how best to organise the private law system internally, and how to co-ordinate it externally with other public and economic systems (human rights, regulation, insurance markets and social security frameworks). They address the challenges for private law presented by new forms of technology, and by modern demands for the protection of new and intangible forms of moral interest, such as interests in privacy, 'vindication' and 'personal choice'. They also engage with the critical contemporary debates about access to, and the privatisation of, civil justice. The work is designed as a source of inspiration and reference for private lawyers, as well as legislators, policy-makers and students.

The Santillana Codes

The Civil Codes of Tunisia, Morocco, and Mauritania

Author: Dan E. Stigall

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 1498561764

Category: Political Science

Page: 200

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This book provides a comparative legal analysis of the civil codes in force in Tunisia, Morocco, and Mauritania. The book also imparts insight into the work and life of the principal author of the Tunisian code— a Jewish man of Tunisian origin named David Santillana.

Ownership Paradigms in American Civil Law Jurisdictions

Manifestations of the Shifts in the Legislation of Louisiana, Chile, and Argentina (16th-20th Centuries)

Author: Agustín Parise

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9004338209

Category: Law

Page: 396

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In Ownership Paradigms in American Civil Law Jurisdictions Agustín Parise assists in identifying the transformations experienced in the legislation dealing with ownership in the Americas. He addresses the three ownership paradigms that he claims have developed in the New World.

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Utilitarianism

Author: James E. Crimmins

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1350021687

Category: Philosophy

Page: 608

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The idea of utility as a value, goal or principle in political, moral and economic life has a long and rich history. Now available in paperback, The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Utilitarianism captures the complex history and the multi-faceted character of utilitarianism, making it the first work of its kind to bring together all the various aspects of the tradition for comparative study. With more than 200 entries on the authors and texts recognised as having built the tradition of utilitarian thinking, it covers issues and critics that have arisen at every stage. There are entries on Plato, Epicurus, and Confucius and progenitors of the theory like John Gay and David Hume, together with political economists, legal scholars, historians and commentators. Cross-referenced throughout, each entry consists of an explanation of the topic, a bibliography of works and suggestions for further reading. Providing fresh juxtapositions of issues and arguments in utilitarian studies and written by a team of respected scholars, The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Utilitarianism is an authoritative and valuable resource.

Spezielle Wortschätze und ihre Kodifizierung in deutschen Wörterbüchern

Tradition, Konstanz und Wandel

Author: Undine Kramer

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 311023467X

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 477

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This volume covers more than 200 years of recording specific language in German explanatory dictionaries. For the first time, the comparative analysis of six dictionaries from the 18th to the 20th century provides reliable data which subject areas were covered lexicographically and which special methods of marking were used. Nautical language serves as an example to show constancy and changes in adding new specific vocabularies in the above mentioned time period. A broad overview of specific language research since the 19th century rounds off the book.

Stärkere Professionalisierung des Lehrerberufs Wie gute Lehrer gewonnen, gefördert und gehalten werden können

Wie gute Lehrer gewonnen, gefördert und gehalten werden können

Author: OECD

Publisher: OECD Publishing

ISBN: 9264023674

Category:

Page: 264

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Viele OECD-Länder stehen vor großen Schwierigkeiten, wenn es darum geht, die vielen in den nächsten fünf bis zehn Jahren ausscheidenden Lehrerinnen und Lehrer durch die Einstellung einer ausreichenden Zahl qualifizierter Nachwuchskräfte zu ersetzen ...

Das Böse in deinen Augen

Psychothriller

Author: Jenny Blackhurst

Publisher: BASTEI LÜBBE

ISBN: 3732556492

Category: Fiction

Page: 431

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Niemand hat Angst vor einem kleinen Mädchen, oder doch? Als die Kinderpsychologin Imogen Reid den Fall der elfjährigen Ellie Atkinson übernimmt, weigert sie sich, den seltsamen Gerüchten um das Mädchen zu glauben. Ellie sei gefährlich, so heißt es. Wenn sie wütend wird, passieren schreckliche Dinge. Imogen hingegen sieht nur ein zutiefst verstörtes Kind, das seine Familie bei einem Brand verloren hat und ihre Hilfe benötigt. Doch je näher sie Ellie kommt, desto merkwürdiger erscheint ihr das Mädchen. Dann erleidet auch Imogen einen schrecklichen Verlust - und sie fürchtet, dass es ein Fehler war, Ellie zu vertrauen ... Jenny Blackhurst schreibt Psychologische Spannung mit Gänsehauteffekt.