Introduction to Law

Author: Beth Walston-Dunham

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 142831850X

Category: Law

Page: 720

View: 9979

Introduction to Law has always maintained its primary objective of introducing students from a variety of courses of study to relevant legal principles and terminology. Each edition, including this new fifth edition, incorporates many of the newest cases and contemporary topics in the law. The book begins by providing a detailed look at how and why the U.S. system of government is organized in its present state. This is followed by chapters that address each of the primary substantive areas of law. Chapters include applications of the legal principles with discussion points, realistic assignments, and ethical considerations specific to the subject matter of the particular chapter. Because of the impact of the legal system on virtually every aspect of American life and business, Introduction to Law is a means to expose all students to the way their particular profession may be affected by the legal system. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Introduction to Law

Author: Joanne Banker Hames,Yvonne Ekern

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780133484564

Category: Law

Page: 599

View: 2426

Introduction to Law, Fifth Edition, teaches students the basic legal concepts related to substantive and procedural law, introduces them to cases, statutes, and the constitution, and develops their legal vocabulary and analytical skills. The text's teaching and learning package includes an Instructor's Manual, PowerPoint Slides, and Test Bank, as well as study resources for students through a companion website. Teaching and Learning Experience: Provides an overview of the legal system, an introduction to substantive and procedural law, and the opportunity to develop a strong legal vocabulary, while keeping students' interest Explains the application of legal principles through the inclusion of interesting cases and the wide use of common hypothetical cases Helps students build analytical and critical thinking skills through thought-provoking exercises, assignments, and features

An Introduction to Law

Author: Phil Harris

Publisher: Northwestern University Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 469

View: 7857

An Introduction to Law has become established as one of the leading student introductions to the subject. In addition to providing a clear account of basic legal concepts, the underlying theme of this fifth edition continues to be the importance of regarding law and the legal system as living institutions within society, and of appreciating how rules and legal structures both reflect and influence changes in social, economic and political life. With its thorough, readable treatment of practical issues in law within a relevant social context, An Introduction to Law is aimed at all new students of law, including A level students, those on HND/C Business Studies or foundation social science courses, undergraduate law students and those studying law as part of a mixed degree.

Management and Supervision in Law Enforcement

Author: Kären Hess,Christine Hess Orthmann

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1439056447

Category: Social Science

Page: 608

View: 4667

MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, 6th edition is a practical and straightforward book that focuses on law enforcement managers and supervisors, their jobs, and the complicated interrelationships between members of the law enforcement team and the communities they share. This new edition adds Chief Shaun LaDue as a contributor to give a practitioner’s perspective to management and supervision. Additionally, the text has an increased emphasis on leadership and has been reorganized to begin the text focusing on management. The text focuses on post-9/11 policing and includes research on the effects of 9/11 as well as data driven policing, including CompStat policing, intelligence-led policing and evidence based policing. The text also includes discussions on the effects of the current economic crisis on law enforcement, including two 2009 PERF studies and reports. MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION IN LAW ENFORCEMENT, 6th edition presents a comprehensive overview of the responsibilities of law enforcement leaders and covers everything from the newest principles in policing to the exciting technological aids changing the face of law enforcement today, preparing readers to become tomorrow’s leaders. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Introduction to Computer Law

Author: David I. Bainbridge

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780582473652

Category: Computers

Page: 553

View: 8499

A text on computer law for non-specialist students studying the subject as part of a business information technology, computing or engineering course.

Law 101

Everything You Need to Know about American Law, Fifth Edition

Author: Jay M. Feinman

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0190866322

Category: LAW

Page: 376

View: 4535

"In this fifth edition of his bestselling classic, Jay Feinman provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of the American legal system. The book covers all the main subjects taught in the first year of law school, and discusses every facet of the American legal tradition, including constitutional law, the litigation process, and criminal, property, and contracts law. Above all, Feinman reveals to readers of all kinds that despite its complexities and quirks, the law can be understood by everyone"--

Introduction to Law for Paralegals

A Critical Thinking Approach

Author: Katherine A. Currier,Thomas E. Eimermann

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 9780735598751

Category: Law

Page: 826

View: 1006

A comprehensive and accessible text, specifically written for paralegal students, Introduction to Law for Paralegals provides an in-depth introduction to the key concepts in the American legal system, research and analysis of legal material, as well as legal ethics and substantive law. Supported by strong pedagogy and a critical-thinking approach to edited cases, the material is engaging, well-written and highly teachable. The Fifth Edition has been updated to reflect new cases and changes in statutory law, with new reasoning exercises to challenge and engage students. Updated Internet references and Web-based exercises are also included. The rich Appendix now includes the full text of the U.S. Constitution. Features: Comprehensive, accessible overview of all key concepts covered in an introduction to law course. Highly teachable style, with detailed Instructor's Manual, Test Bank and PowerPoints. In-depth coverage written specifically for paralegal students, including: The role of the paralegal. Sources and classification of law. Structure of the court system. Overview of litigation Basics of legal analysis, research, and writing. Legal ethics and substantive law. Critical-thinking approach introduces students to the study of law. Use of edited cases to teach students how to read and analyze the law. Engaging hypotheticals, examples, and well-designed questions. Material presented in organized and well-written format. Strong pedagogy throughout includes: Ethic alerts. Marginal definitions. Internet references. Legal reasoning exercises. Appendices on good writing, citation form, ethical codes and Net notes. Thoroughly updated, the revised Fifth Edition includes: Streamlined presentation. New cases and changes in statutory law. New Web-based exercises. Updated Internet references throughout. New legal reasoning exercises reflecting current cases. Complete U.S. Constitution as an appendix.

Law and Justice

An Introduction to the American Legal System

Author: Howard Abadinsky

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132328630

Category: Law

Page: 464

View: 3778

Law and Justice: An Introduction to the American Legal System, Sixth Edition offers a thorough examination of the system of justice used in the United States: civil and criminal, juvenile, and therapeutic. This new edition continues its critical review of the legal system and examines issues such as the conflict between the legal system's need for predictability and the desire for flexibility; the pros and cons of therapeutic jurisprudence and restorative justice; the issues involved with medical malpractice and more! Provides a comprehensive look at the justice system from various perspectives. Discusses many aspects of law and judicial process such as: the role of natural law, statutory law, legal reasoning, case law, legal education, the legal profession, the court systems, the appellate court process, the constitution, judges, prosecutors, criminal defense attorneys etc. Ideal for anyone interested in the American Legal System.

Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice

Author: Kären Hess,Christine Hess Orthmann

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111138907

Category: Social Science

Page: 640

View: 3218

INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 10th edition provides your students with comprehensive information on both law enforcement and the criminal justice system, all in one convenient book. This very practical, applied book not only examines the role of police within the larger criminal justice system but it also introduces your students to the other components of that system such as the courts, corrections, and juvenile justice. INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 10th edition has a uniquely accessible writing style with many real-world examples and has a boots on the street perspective. This new edition includes an extensive discussion of data-driven strategies and policing, such as CompStat policing, intelligence-led policing and evidence based policing. Your students will also learn about controversies surrounding immigration law enforcement and several new Supreme Court cases affecting law enforcement and the criminal justice system. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

An Introduction to the History of the Law of Real Property

With Original Authorities

Author: Kenelm Edward Digby,William Montagu Harrison

Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.

ISBN: 1584774959

Category: History

Page: 468

View: 6475

Digby, Kenelm Edward, Assisted by William Montagu Harrison. An Introduction to the History of the Law of Real Property with Original Authorities. Fifth Edition. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1897. xiv, 448 pp. Reprint available March, 2005 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN 1-58477-495-9. Cloth. $95. * Reprint of the final (and best edition), which incorporates the research of Pollock and Maitland's History of English Law Before the Time of Edward I. This valuable history is in two parts. The first is an account of Anglo-Saxon land law, the development of feudal tenure and the history of feudalism in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. Special attention is given to the legislation of Edward I. The second part examines the history of uses, wills and conveyances. This fascinating account is further enriched with lengthy excerpts from Bracton, Glanville, the Year Books and the statutes (with translations).

Cengage Advantage Books: Introduction to Business Law

Author: Jeffrey F. Beatty,Susan S. Samuelson

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305445848

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 720

View: 7489

Using an innovative storytelling style to bring cases and legal concepts to life, INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS LAW, 5E presents a full range of business law topics in a series of brief, quick-reading chapters. The text delivers succinct coverage of core business law topics, emphasizes the business applications of chapter concepts, and includes summarized cases to illustrate the point of law. The fifth edition includes all-new chapters on LLCs and employment discrimination, new Case Questions, and a new emphasis on social media issues throughout. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Comprehensive Medical Assisting Exam Review: Preparation for the CMA, RMA and CMAS Exams

Author: J. P. Cody

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133007929

Category: Medical

Page: 512

View: 4169

Prepare your students for the CMA, RMA, or CMAS certification examinations with COMPREHENSIVE MEDICAL ASSISTING EXAM REVIEW, Third Edition. The book includes test information and preparation sections, review content on general, administrative, and clinical topics, and pre- and post-test exams for each test type. The new edition conforms to the latest content outlines from the AAMA and AMT. The accompanying CD-ROM includes over 1,600 questions and is fully customizable for individual study needs. Delmar is a part of Cengage Learning. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

An Introduction to Law

Author: Agustín A. Gordillo

Publisher: Agustín Gordillo

ISBN: 1904673015

Category: Comparative law

Page: 156

View: 5876

Introduction to European Tax Law on Direct Taxation

Author: Michael Lang,Pasquale Pistone,Josef Schuch,Claus Staringer

Publisher: Linde Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3709409330

Category: Law

Page: 392

View: 9217

Basic knowledge of European Tax Law Whether student, international tax specialist or european law specialist: „Introduction to European Tax Law on Direct Taxation” is a concise guide to gain basic knowledge of European tax law. This fifth edition has enhanced the analysis of the implications of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights for direct taxes and significantly revises the structure and content of the chapters on fundamental freedoms and State aid. Further, it has updated all chapters, including numerous developments on mutual assistance in tax matters, added an entirely new chapter on the anti-tax avoidance directive (the so-called ATAD) and supplemented the chapter on dispute settlement with an analysis of the new EU Arbitration Directive. The authors and editors trust that, with its updated content and tools, this book will remain an indispensable tool to consult for even the most experienced European direct tax law experts.

Tort Law: Text and Materials

Author: Mark Lunney,Ken Oliphant

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199655383

Category: Law

Page: 980

View: 1336

The fifth edition of Lunney and Oliphant's market-leading tort law text provides a complete, authoritative guide to the subject. The book combines clear overviews of the law with well-chosen extracts from cases and materials supported by insightful commentary.

Police Operations: Theory and Practice

Author: Kären M. Hess,Christine H. Orthmann,Henry Lim Cho

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285667468

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

View: 6243

This trusted book provides a focused, practical introduction to the key principles and practices guiding the operations of modern police departments. While maintaining its proven instructional approach and strong focus on community- and problem-oriented policing, the sixth edition of POLICE OPERATIONS: THEORY AND PRACTICE reflects the latest trends and research shaping the day-to-day operations of progressive police departments. A new Perspectives from a First-Line Supervisor feature shares practical, applied information. Highlights include new and revised information on evolving technology, the police officer hiring process, how police use websites and social media to communicate with the public, patrol techniques, cultural diversity, cell phone use and laws, hazardous materials response, federal emergency response agencies, and cyberterrorism. The authors complement this wealth of information with an appealing writing style, numerous photos and illustrations, and real-life examples to engage your interest, enhance learning, and demonstrate the professional relevance of chapter material. Now better than ever, this convenient book is an ideal resource for law enforcement students and professionals who want an accessible, up-to-date guide to essential principles and current trends and practices in police operations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Introduction to Turkish Law

Author: Tu?rul Ansay,Don Wallace

Publisher: Kluwer Law International B.V.

ISBN: 9041123164

Category: Law

Page: 244

View: 3017

Encompassing all the major fields of legal practice, Introduction to Turkish Law provides an essential understanding of the Turkish legal system, so that users can become familiar with law and legal processes in Turkey and pursue further research on specific Turkish legal matters. Twelve chapters, written by Turkish experts in their areas of specialty, focus on particular fields and provide also the Turkish equivalents of English terminology. The book covers the following topics: * sources of Turkish law; * constitutional law; * administrative law; * legal persons and business associations; * family and inheritance matters; * property; * obligations; * criminal law; and * the laws of civil and criminal procedure. The sixth edition reflects the continuing adaptation of Turkish law to international standards - especially in light of Turkey's hopes for membership in the European Union. These aspirations forced the Turkish lawmakers to modify some basic laws intensively or change them entirely. A short updated list of books and articles in English on Turkish law is appended.

Juvenile Justice

Author: Kären M. Hess,Christine H. Orthmann,John P. Wright

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 128540145X

Category: Education

Page: 464

View: 2313

A highly accessible, student-friendly text, JUVENILE JUSTICE, Sixth Edition, offers a practical and comprehensive look at the juvenile justice system. The text explores various programs and processes that exist in today's field, including prevention efforts through school and community-based programs. The Sixth edition features a prestigious new coauthor--John Paul Wright from the University of Cincinnati--and provides a new emphasis on evidence-based practice and other cutting-edge issues such as cyberbullying, school violence, female delinquency, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Tort Law

Author: Kirsty Horsey,Erika Rackley

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198785283

Category: Law

Page: 720

View: 6842

This best-selling undergraduate textbook from leading academics Kirsty Horsey & Erika Rackley gives a comprehensive grounding in tort law and carefully chosen learning features help students to become engaged and critical thinkers. This lively and though-provoking account allows students to understand rather than simply learn the law. The problem questions in each chapter help students to understand how the law works in its practical context and to begin to consider potential issues and debates. Carefully chosen features such as 'counterpoint' and 'pause for reflection' boxes enable students to think more deeply and critically about the law. The text is accompanied by an extensive Online Resource Centre, which includes the following resources: - Downloadable annotated judgments, statutes, and problem questions - Outline answers to questions in the book - Annotated web links to external web resources and videos - Flashcard glossary of legal terms used in the book - Additional content on elements of a claim in the tort of negligence and on product liability - Test bank of 200 questions and answers for lecturers' use in assessing students

The Law of Higher Education, 5th Edition

Student Version

Author: William A. Kaplin,Barbara A. Lee

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118755960

Category: Law

Page: 944

View: 7404

Based on the fifth edition of Kaplin and Lee’sindispensable guide to the law that bears on the conduct of highereducation, The Law of Higher Education, Fifth Edition: StudentVersion provides an up-to-date textbook, reference, and guidefor coursework in higher education law and programs preparinghigher education administrators for leadership roles. The Student Version includes the materials from the fullfifth edition that most relate to student interests and are mostsuitable for classroom instruction. For example: The evolution of higher education law and governance Legal planning and dispute resolution The relationship between law and policy Faculty and staff employment issues, including collectivebargaining Academic freedom for faculty and students Copyright basics The contract rights of students Legal issues in online education The rights of students and faculty with disabilities Campus issues: safety, registered sex offenders, racial andsexual harassment, student suicide, campus computer networks,searches of students’ residence hall rooms Hate speech and freedom of speech, including the rights offaculty and students in public universities Student organizations’ rights, responsibilities, andactivities fees Governmental support for religious institutions and religiousautonomy rights of individuals in public institutions Nondiscrimination and affirmative action in employment,admissions, and financial aid Athletics and Title IX FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) Each chapter is introduced with an overview of key terms andideas the students will encounter. In addition, the book includes ageneral introduction to the study of higher education law, aglossary of key legal terms, and appendices for non-law students onthe American court system and on how to read court opinions. The authors have also prepared a volume of teaching materialskeyed to the Student Version, available from the NationalAssociation of College and University Attorneys (NACUA). Inaddition, the authors will periodically update the StudentVersion by posting recent developments on a Web site hosted byNACUA.