Grant S. Nelson, William H. Rehnquist Professor of Law, published the 8th edition of Equitable Remedies, Restitution and Damages, Cases and Materials (West) with Candace S. Kovacic-Fleischer and Jean C. Lovein November. The book will be available for spring 2011 classes.
The first half of the casebook introduces injunctive relief, damages, restitution, and declaratory relief. The second half of the book puts the four remedies in the context of tort and contract actions for various types of harm. The updates include recent U.S. Supreme Court cases on injunctive relief and punitive damages among other topics. New cases in the second half of the book feature current topics such as injunctions against defamatory statements and public nuisance actions against lead paint manufacturers.
Before coming to Pepperdine in 2007, Nelson was on the faculty at UCLA School of Law since 1991 and taught Real Estate Finance, Advanced Real Estate Transactions, Property, Land Use Regulation, and Remedies. He was the recipient of the UCLA School of Law's Rutter Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2000 and the UCLA University's Distinguished Teaching Award in 2002. UCLA Law graduates selected him as "Professor of the Year" in 2004, 2005 and 2007.
He was the co-reporter for the American Law Institute's Restatement of Property (Third)--Mortgages (1997), served on the Law School Editorial Advisory Board of the West Publishing Company, and as a commissioner of the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws. Nelson has published many books and articles on real estate finance law, property, and remedies, the most recent of which include: Real Estate Finance Law (with Dale A. Whitman), 5th ed. West Publishing (2007); Contemporary Property (with W. Stoebuck and Dale A. Whitman), 3rd ed. West Publishing (2008); and Real Estate Transfer, Finance and Development (with Dale A. Whitman, Ann Burkhart & Wilson Freyermuth), 8th ed. West Group (2009).