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Hospitality Law: Managing Legal Issues in the Hospitality Industry by Stephen C. Barth
How hospitality managers prevent legal problems and avoid litigation This comprehensive text prepares students and professionals in hospitality management to negotiate the industry's complex network of legal requirements and manage their operations in a way that will minimize the risk of a lawsuit. Hospitality Law combines relevant legal information about the industry with a series of interactive exercises that foster preventative legal management and effective decision-making. Rather than poring over case law, students learn decision-making through active participation in critical thinking exercises, hypothetical situations, and team activities. By looking at how various parties made choices and how legal problems could have been avoided, students will learn to apply a practical legal awareness to their own actions. Classroom-tested to assure understanding and application, this fresh approach to teaching hospitality law: * Stresses an interactive approach to learning and decision-making * Emphasizes real-life situations rather than extensive legal citations * Includes legal guidelines to help hospitality managers avoid litigation * Covers safety and security requirements, disputes with customers, hiring and firing employees, liabilities associated with serving alcohol, and much more * Familiarizes students with technology through Internet searches Supplemented with numerous checklists, step-by-step procedures, and written forms to help students create legally compliant policies and respond to changing situations, Hospitality Law is destined to become an indispensable part of every hospitality manager's education.
Call Number: eBook (2 users)
Publication Date: 2001
Legal Research: How to Find & Understand the Law by Stephen Elias; Editors of Nolo
Legal Research: Take the law into your own hands Do you have legal questions at home, at work, or as part of law-related course work? Legal Research provides everything you need, laying out easy-to-follow research methods that will help you find the right answers. Find out how to: locate and understand statutes, regulations, and cases make sure your research is 100% up to date organize your research results into a memorandum of law for use at school, at work, or in court. Completely updated for the 17th edition, Legal Research shows how to use the Web to find statutes, cases, background information, and answers to specific legal questions. Even more important, you'll be guided to the most reliable and user-friendly sites, so you won't drown in an information flood. Lots of examples and easy-to-understand instructions teach you how to use all the basic legal research tools, including: Internet search engines reliable free legal websites legal encyclopedias, periodicals, and treatises annotated legal codes and statutes published reports of state and federal court cases case digests and Shepard's Citations the best legal blogs
Call Number: eBook (w/ unlimited access)
Publication Date: 2018 (18th ed.)
Legal Reasoning, Research, and Writing for International Graduate Students by Nadia E. Nedzel
Legal Reasoning, Research, and Writing for International Graduate Students, Fifth Edition, helps international students understand and approach legal reasoning and writing the way law students and attorneys do in the United States. With concise and clear text, Professor Nedzel introduces the unique and important features of the American legal system and American law schools. Using clear instruction, examples, visual aids, and practice exercises, she teaches practical lawyering skills with sensitivity to the challenges of ESL students. New to the Fifth Edition: Streamlined presentation makes the material even more accessible. Chapters are short, direct, and to the point. Five chapters on reasoning and writing, including exam skills, office memos, and rewriting. Full chapters on contract drafting and scholarly writing. New flowcharts provide a concise, visual overview for each chapter. Citation coverage updated to new 21st edition of The Bluebook. Simplified examples and exercises. Three thoroughly revised chapters on legal research, including non-fee legal research and technological changes in the practice of U.S. law. Professors and student will benefit from: Comparative perspective informs readers about the unique features of American law as compared to civil law, Islamic law, and Asian traditions. Explanations of practical skills assume no former knowledge of the American legal system. U.S. law school necessary skills explained immediately: case briefing, creating a course outline, time management, reading citations, and writing answers to hypothetical exam questions. Short, lucid chapters that reiterate major points to aid comprehension. Clear introductions to writing hypothetical-based exams, legal memoranda, contract drafting and scholarly writing. An integrated approach to proper citation format, with explanation and instruction provided in context. Discussion of plagiarism and U.S. law school honor codes. Practical skill-building exercises in each chapter. Research exercises are primarily Internet-based Charts and summaries that are useful learning aids and reference tools
Call Number: eBook w/1 user access
Publication Date: 2021 (5th ed.)
How to Find Cases
If you are new to legal research:
Work on your search terms.
- Pick a sector in the hospitality industry and think about the similar terms
- Lodging (hotel, motel, inn, vacation rentals, resorts, etc.)
- Food service (restaurants, café, catering, fine dining, casual dining, bars, etc.)
- Travel and tourism (airlines, cruise, buses, parks, theme parks, etc.)
- Clubs, sporting and recreational camps, community centers, etc.
- Meetings, banquets, conventions, events, etc.
- Pick an area in the hospitality operation, such as contracts, negligence, employment, security, etc.
- Look up the textbook or other course material to find the right terms.
- Or, pick a name of a party (such as a hotel name)
- Combine the search terms.
- To connect similar terms for the same concept, use the Boolean Operator OR
- To connect different concepts, use AND
“breach of contract” AND (hotel OR motel OR inn OR B&B OR resort OR lodging)
(ADA OR "Americans with Disabilities Act") AND (restaurant OR café OR catering OR bars OR club)
"data security" AND the hotel name