Materials in Trial Advocacy

Problems and Cases 8e

Author: Thomas A. Mauet,Steve Easton,Warren D. Wolfson

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 9781454852032

Category: Trial practice

Page: 852

View: 6106

Written by an author team with an extraordinary depth of experience in trial practice, Materials in Trial Advocacy uses actual cases and Trial Files to engage students in the whole process of litigation. Each chapter contains both civil and criminal problems presented at graduating levels of complexity. Key Features All photos and almost all other graphics have been replaced, to give the materials a modern look. Most formerly gender-specific names of witnesses replaced with gender-neutral names, so instructors can assign persons of either gender to most witness roles. A new problem concerning police seizure of a cell phone during arrest. A new problem concerning the admissibility of a social media post, in several contexts.

Trial Evidence

Author: Thomas A. Mauet,Warren D. Wolfson

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454874678

Category: Law

Page: 512

View: 6086

Well-known and experienced authors, highly respected in the clinical field, Thomas A. Mauet and Warren D. Wolfson provide a complete review of the effective use of evidence in a trial setting. Trial Evidence, Sixth Edition is structured around the way judges and trial lawyers think about evidentiary rules, with particular focus on the Federal Rules of Evidence. Numerous examples show how evidentiary issues actually arise, both before and during trial. A logical organization follows the sequence of a trial: opening statement, direct examination, cross examination, and closing arguments. Law and Practice sections throughout the book are based on actual federal and state cases and bring real life to the law of evidence. The accessible style of Trial Evidence always focuses on practice over theory.

Modern Trial Advocacy: Law School Edition, Fourth Edition

Author: Steven Lubet

Publisher: LexisNexis

ISBN: 1601565747

Category: Law

Page: N.A

View: 7438

The Fourth Edition of Modern Trial Advocacy: Law School Edition presents a realistic and contemporary approach to learning and developing trial advocacy skills. Dedicated to the law student, the book contains a "Trial Basics" chapter, which discusses what happens in a trial and the role the advocate plays. The Law School Edition has checklists that guide students in their performance. This edition also includes: • a brand new chapter on using electronic visuals and technology in the courtroom; and • new enhanced video content—top NITA faculty demonstrate the core techniques discussed in the book so you can observe and learn these skills in a new way. NITA's best-selling text, Modern Trial Advocacy, has set the standard for trial advocacy texts since 1993. All of NITA's renowned full trial programs use the text, as do prominent law schools nationwide. The authors guide the beginning advocate from developing a winning case theory through all phases of trial, explaining how to present a case as a story, and how to tell the story to the jury powerfully and persuasively.

Trial techniques

Author: Thomas A. Mauet

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 9780735555594

Category: Law

Page: 584

View: 5881

Newly revised, this leading book in the field shows how to prepare for a jury trial and reviews the thought processes of a lawyer before and during each aspect of a trial. Structured to follow the stages of a trial, Trial Techniques continues to deliver practical advice and abundant examples of the courtroom skills needed to present evidence and arguments persuasively. This comprehensive yet concise handbook covers all aspects of the trial process, providing the perfect source for your elective course. This long-time leading course book is an invaluable source for prospective trial lawyers, presenting: a best-selling author renowned for his skills both as a writer and litigator a clear, engaging writing style that breaks the trial process down into its critical components for more thorough and efficient comprehension excellent examples illustrating strategies for opening statements, jury selection, direct- and cross-examination, exhibits, objections, and more an appendix containing the Federal Rules of Evidence for easy reference An author website to support classroom instruction using this title is available at http://www.aspenlawschool.com/mauet_trialtechniques7

Trial Techniques and Trials

Author: Thomas A. Mauet

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454888121

Category: Law

Page: 650

View: 7362

By far the most thorough and detailed of the books in the field, Trial Techniques and Trials, Tenth Edition is a comprehensive yet concise handbook that covers all aspects of the trial process and provides excellent examples illustrating strategies for opening statements, jury selection, direct- and cross-examination, exhibits, objections, and more. Extensive examples are clustered into three groups: personal injury, commercial, and criminal for ease in finding particular areas of trial practice. Tom Mauet, renowned for his skills both as a writer and litigator, breaks the trial process down into its critical components for better and quicker student comprehension.

Pretrial

Author: Thomas A. Mauet

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454860073

Category: Law

Page: 528

View: 3843

This clear and concise book organizes pretrial planning into a series of steps students can easily master. The book s methodology includes providing students sample documentation for each stage of the civil case. Expanded discussion on use of internet for fact investigations New material on liens on settlements Coverage of new Supreme Court cases and the general notice requirements for claims

Pretrial Advocacy

Planning, Analysis, and Strategy

Author: Marilyn J. Berger,John B. Mitchell,Ronald H. Clark

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454870001

Category: Law

Page: 816

View: 3937

Pretrial Advocay: Planning, Analysis, and Strategy, Fifth Edition provides an excellent conceptual and practical foundation for pretrial litigation for both teachers and students. Pretrial Advocay covers both criminal and civil pretrial practice, with a focus on federal and state litigation. Professional responsibilty and civility are emphasized through the text. Checklists of skills, techniques, and ethics, which appear in each chapter, as well as 79 assignments, designed for student role-play performances, allow for greater student comprehension. Features New complete password-protected website (aspenadvocacybooks.com) containing: Streaming videos 79 assignments for role-play skills performances, such as drafting pleadings and taking and defending a deposition Drafting demand letters and mediation briefs with a step-by-step explanation of how to draft effective demand letters and mediation bries with examples Pleadings Chapter newly revised and enhanced Up-to-date Rules changes are incorporated

Evidence Under the Rules

Author: Christopher B. Mueller,Laird C. Kirkpatrick

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 145485894X

Category: Law

Page: 1040

View: 7814

The eighth edition of Evidence Under the Rules: Text, Cases, and Problems, one of the most widely-adopted Evidence coursebooks ever published, has been thoroughly revised and redesigned to be even more teachable and student friendly. A new two-color design enhances the reading experience, and new text boxes (many with photographs) provide interesting background on select cases and additional perspectives on key issues. Many elements, however, remain the same, including: the book’s structuring around the Federal Rules of Evidence; carefully edited cases and secondary materials; and the inclusion of numerous problems that allow students to apply new concepts.

Trial Advocacy

Planning, Analysis, and Strategy

Author: Marilyn J. Berger,John B. Mitchell,Ronald H. Clark

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454849584

Category: Law

Page: 564

View: 4626

Trial Advocacy: Planning, Analysis, and Strategy conveys a clear understanding of the trial process, how lawyers think, and the strategies and techniques of trial persuasion. Updated throughout, the timely Third Edition provides checklists in each chapter as a useful teaching aid. Topical coverage has been expanded to include discussion of Internet interference during trial and the use of focus groups, trial simulations, and technology in trial preparation. A leader in the field, Trial Advocacy offers: a thorough and lucid overview of the trial process balanced coverage of practice and theory informative discussion of how trial lawyers think and act how litigators use state-of-the-art technology trial persuasion strategies and techniques a thoughtful look at the ethical and legal boundaries of trial advocacy More of what's new in the Third Edition: new coverage of bench-trial advocacy a comprehensive treatment of courtroom evidence how to satisfy the judge's expectations of counsel

The Art of Advocacy

Briefs, Motions, and Writing Strategies of America's Best Lawyers

Author: Noah Messing

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454836288

Category: Law

Page: 300

View: 9950

The Art of Advocacy: Briefs, Motions, and Writing Strategies of America's Best Lawyers presents more than 150 examples of masterful advocacy to show lawyers how to write winning motions and briefs. The book focuses on the strategic and substantive choices that top litigators make, drawing examples from important, timely, and controversial cases. Detailed annotations give readers insight into what makes each document so effective. In addition to presenting a host of storytelling, stylistic, and organizational strategies, the book's examples demonstrate how to build and rebut different types of arguments. The Appendices provide a wealth of additional resources, including Karl Llewellyn's previously unpublished advice from 1957 about the art of advocacy, which one top law professor described as the "best advice on legal writing I've ever seen."

Fundamentals of Trial Techniques

Author: Thomas A. Mauet,Donald G. Casswell,Gordon P. MacDonald

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 9780735518865

Category: Law

Page: 400

View: 1301

Fundamentals of Trial Techniques Canadian Edition

Cases and Materials on Torts

Author: Richard A. Epstein,Catherine M. Sharkey

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454877464

Category: Law

Page: 1328

View: 5398

Cases and Materials on Torts, Eleventh Edition for Fall 2016 classes. This top tier casebook integrates modern scholarship with historical background to provide a sense of the development of tort law. The thoughtful presentation engages students by examining different intellectual approaches used to interpret law. The 11th edition carries many successful features from earlier editions, including extensive historical materials on the evolution of tort law, an expanded treatment of public nuisance law, recent developments in products liability law, expansion of the materials on various types of injuries in damage cases, and heavier emphasis on web-based communications under the law of defamation and privacy. Key Features: Updated two-color design New Restatement boxes that highlight the law for easy reference Condensation of basic material, including a combination of the insurance contract and no fault insurance issues into a single chapter Introduction of new visual materials in each chapter, including pictures charts, cartoons, and biographical sketches of key figures in tort law, as an assist to the case and other materials

Constitutional Law

Power, Liberty, Equality

Author: Steven D. Jamar

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454881119

Category: Law

Page: 1200

View: 1701

Constitutional Law: Power, Liberty, Equality presents most of the constitutional law cases generally considered canonical and, with one important exception, follows the tried and true organizational means widely used in constitutional law texts of dividing chapters and sections are along subject matter lines such as the Commerce Clause, equal protection, freedom of expression, and so on. Nonetheless, this book differs from other constitutional law textbooks in important ways. The text introduces cases by providing contextual information and by explicitly articulating much of the black letter law being introduced. Under this structure the cases provide the student with the opportunity to more easily see the difference between the doctrine per se and how it is actually developed and used by the Court. Cases become examples of the rules being applied and vehicles for deeper exploration of broader principles and themes.

Legal Method and Writing

Author: Charles Calleros

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454846305

Category: Law

Page: 656

View: 5143

Highly regarded and classroom-proven, the Legal Method and Writing takes a comprehensive approach to legal writing that bridges law school and law office. Exercises and real-life examples—many taken from actual cases—provide stepping-off points from which to practice legal thinking and communication. Calleros seamlessly weaves multicultural themes into many of the problems and examples to add context and enrich student understanding of legal issues. Features: Updated, enhanced, and clarified throughout Expanded discussion of statutory interpretation, with new and updated sources Description of tribal court systems (as well as state and federal courts systems) added, supplementing existing discussion of tribal governments and legal method New examples of statements of rules, in objective memos and arguments for briefs, including samples illustrating (1) the difference between rules with mandatory elements and those with factors that the court will consider or balance, and (2) explaining or proving a rule by establishing noncontroversial matters with “light analysis” and more complicated or disputed matters with in-depth analysis. Addition of an advanced outlining exercise, as well as an illustration of flow-charting. Citation coverage updated to reflect the new Bluebook and ALWD editions

Trial Advocacy

Assignments and Case Files

Author: Marilyn J. Berger,John Barry Mitchell,Ronald H. Clark

Publisher: Aspen Law & Business

ISBN: 9780735507357

Category: Law

Page: 272

View: 6519

Companion publication to Trial advocacy: planning, analysis, and strategy. 3rd ed. c2011.

Essential Lawyering Skills

Interviewing, Counseling, Negotiation, and Persuasive Fact Analysis

Author: Stefan H. Krieger,Richard K. Neumann Jr.

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454860871

Category: Law

Page: 432

View: 3422

A readable and concise introduction to the essential skills of interviewing, counseling, negotiation, and fact analysis. Features: Incorporates the latest research on: cognitive science research on fact analysis; storytelling process; and negotiation theory. Includes state-of-the-art techniques for fact investigation. Plenty of examples promote interest, accessibility, and place topics in context.

Oracle Certified Professional Java SE 8 Programmer Exam 1Z0-809: A Comprehensive OCPJP 8 Certification Guide

A Comprehensive OCPJP 8 Certification Guide

Author: SG Ganesh,Hari Kiran Kumar,Tushar Sharma

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1484218361

Category: Computers

Page: 484

View: 8360

This book is a comprehensive, step-by-step and one-stop guide for the Java SE 8 Programmer II exam (IZ0-809). Salient features of this book include: 100% coverage of the exam topics, a full-length mock exam, practice exam questions, exam notes and tips. Oracle Certified Professional Java SE 8 Programmer II Guide (Exam IZ0-809) is a comprehensive guide for the OCPJP 8 exam. The book starts by answering frequently asked questions about the OCPJP 8 exam (Chapter 1). The book maps each exam topic into a chapter and covers 100% of the exam topics (next 12 Chapters). Exam topics are discussed using numerous programming and real-world examples. Each chapter ends with practice exam questions and a quick summary that revises key concepts covered in the chapter from exam perspective. After reading the main chapters, you can take the full-length mock exam to ensure that you have enough practice before actually taking the exam (Chapter 14). If you are an OCPJP 8 exam aspirant, this book is certainly for you. This book assumes that you are already familiar with Java fundamentals (that is in line with the prerequisite of having a OCAJP 8 certification before you take up the OCPJP 8 exam). This book will be a delectable read to you because of its simple language, example driven approach, easy-to-read style, and complete focus towards the exam. Salient Features • In-depth and 100% coverage of all 12 exam topics for the certification • Numerous illustrative programming and real-world examples• Hundreds of practice exam questions (including a full-length mock exam) What you will learn: • Have the necessary knowledge to clear the exam since 100% of the exam topics are covered to the required depth • clearly understand the scope and objectives of the exam, the technical topics covered in the exam, and type and level-of-difficulty of the exam questions (in short, you will clearly know what’s exactly required for passing the exam) • get into an “exam mindset” by trying out hundreds of practice exam questions.