Principles of Civil Procedure

Author: Kevin Clermont

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781683286820

Category: Civil procedure

Page: 577

View: 3336

This Concise Hornbook covers the main points of civil procedure that any student needs to understand, and covers them briefly but thoroughly enough to be understandable. It focuses on the material covered in a typical law school course on civil procedure, tied to no one casebook. It breaks down the subject of civil procedure along the standard lines: a brief orientation; then a lengthier overview of the stages of litigation, followed by a close inspection of the major procedural problems (governing law, authority to adjudicate, former adjudication, and complex litigation); and finally some reflections in conclusion. It discusses specific problems and illustrations, with the aid of generously sprinkled diagrams and special text boxes. Special attention was given to fitting the civil procedure course's main points together to form the big picture, with each topic ending in a section on the "big idea" (separation of powers, vertical federalism, horizontal federalism, full faith and credit, or procedural due process) that the student is supposed to take from the topic.

Principles of International Law

Author: Sean D. Murphy

Publisher: West Group

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 506

View: 2458

This volume provides a comprehensive and up-to-date survey of public international law, with useful references throughout to classic and contemporary cases and scholarship. It is designed as a stand-alone text or as a complement to any of the major casebooks on the topic. The first section of the book addresses the fundamental history and structure of international law; the second section focuses on the interface of international law and national law; and the final section presents the treaties and rules that comprise the major fields of international law: human rights, law of the sea, international environmental law, and more.

Principles of Property Law

Author: Sheldon Kurtz,Thomas Gallanis

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781634607018

Category:

Page: 707

View: 9140

Cases and statutory law are updated and the material reorganized; conforms with modern law school courses in real property. Chapters open with brief outlines of the law encompassed within, providing an overview of rules in that area. This is followed by a series of factually-based problems designed to generate thoughts about how these rules could be applied in real life situations. Chapters then discuss statements of applicable law and analysis of legal issues raised, plus likely outcomes and current citations of the various laws.

Principles of Counter-terrorism Law

Author: Jimmy Gurulé,Geoffrey S. Corn

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9780314205445

Category: Law

Page: 464

View: 6323

The book examines the Military Response, analyzing legal issues related to treating terrorism as an armed conflict. These include the legal authority to use military force; determining when the law of armed conflict comes into force; the law of targeting and how this authority is applied to terrorist operatives; preventive detention; and prosecution of terrorists by military commission. The book also analyzes the Law Enforcement Response to international terrorism, including the legal framework for gathering counter-terrorism intelligence information, prosecuting terrorists and their sponsors, and freezing terrorist assets, domestically and internationally. Finally, the book examines the federal statutes authorizing civil liability for personal injury or death caused by acts of international terrorism.

Principles of California and Federal Evidence

A Student's Guide to the Course and Bar

Author: John Myers

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781683289951

Category: Evidence (Law)

Page: 407

View: 6018

Students studying evidence in California learn the Federal Rules of Evidence (FRE) and the California Evidence Code (CEC). Most California evidence professors test on both sets of rules. In particular, professors test the differences between the FRE and the CEC. Upon graduation, the essay and performance portions of the California State Bar Exam test the FRE and the CEC. As in school, the bar often emphasizes differences between the two sets of evidence rules. This book highlights the similarities and differences between the FRE and the CEC. The book covers the evidence rules you encounter in law school and on the bar. The book is unique in the amount of attention focused on preparing students for evidence questions in law school and on the bar. In addition to clearly written, concise text describing the many aspects of evidence law, the book contains numerous practice exams, including law school exams, California bar exam questions, analysis of exam questions, model answers, and multiple choice questions (and answers). The book has two goals: First, equip students to excel in the law school course on evidence (and the trial advocacy course), and Second, prepare students for the California Bar Exam.

Principles of Legal Research

Author: Kent C. Olson

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 499

View: 4415

Principles of Legal Research will be published in June and available for fall 2009 class adoptions. Principles of Legal Research is the long-awaited successor to the venerable How to Find the Law, 9th edition, thoroughly updated for the electronic age. The text provides encyclopedic yet concise coverage of research methods and resources using both free and commercial websites as well as printed publications. An introductory survey of research strategies is followed by chapters on the sources of U.S. law created by each branch of government, discussion of major secondary sources, and an overview of international and comparative law. Sample illustrations are included, and an appendix lists nearly 500 major treatises and looseleaf services by subject.

Principles of Criminal Law

Author: Wayne Lafave

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781683285359

Category:

Page: 850

View: 1873

Expertly written to provide comprehensive coverage of the most crucial issues in a course, the Concise Hornbook Series features concise analyses by prominent scholars of basic areas of the law. The Series focuses on core principles and concepts fundamental to understanding the subject matter. LaFave's Principles of Criminal Law provides detailed discussion on the topics of responsibility, justification and excuse, inchoate crimes and accomplice liability. The book also gives attention to subjects such as causation, insanity and conspiracy.

Principles of Antitrust

Author: Herbert Hovenkamp

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781683288343

Category: Antitrust law

Page: 654

View: 5512

Nearly all of the aspects of federal antitrust policy are covered in this book. And it's written so you don't need a background in economics to understand it. Expert narration states the "black letter" law and presents policy arguments for alternatives. Text also includes an analysis of recent Supreme Court and lower-court decisions.

Principles of Products Liability

Author: Michael I. Krauss

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780314289339

Category: Law

Page: 362

View: 8912

Products liability is the object of late-night talk show jokes and politician's stump speeches. Yet, like many subjects discussed by politicians and TV stars, products liability is more subtle and multi-layered than it s made to appear. Krauss Principles of Products Liability, 2d is designed to unpack these subtleties and to allow the reader to understand current American products liability doctrine, and to intelligently participate in debates about proposed reforms. The book is chock full of summaries of theoretical positions, as well as advice for practitioners. It incorporates all the recent case law, through the 2013 term of the United States Supreme Court. By the time the reader has finished this book, she or he will understand a lot about automobiles, pharmaceuticals and workplace technology! Indeed, the practical knowledge imparted by an understanding of products liability is a powerful fringe benefit of practicing this area of the law.

Principles of Intellectual Property Law

Author: Gary Myers

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781634607599

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 7894

Intellectual property has helped define our culture, our economy, and our lifestyle. This book provides a comprehensive survey of the entire field of intellectual property, including copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, unfair competition, and the right of publicity. It is designed to be reader-friendly and is up-to-date through October 2016, including many new important Supreme Court decisions in copyright, patent, and trademark law. It can be a study guide for an intellectual property survey course or used as a useful introduction or refresher for anyone interested in the field. The book focuses primarily on three main federal intellectual property rights - copyrights, patents, and trademarks - along with the new federal trade secret law and important areas of state law protection (such as the right of publicity).

Glannon Guide to Civil Procedure

Learning Civil Procedure Through Multiple-Choice Questions and Analysis

Author: Joseph W. Glannon

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 1543804845

Category: Law

Page: 576

View: 4633

Law school classroom lectures can leave you with a lot of questions. Glannon Guides can help you better understand your classroom lecture with straightforward explanations of tough concepts with hypos that help you understand their application. The Glannon Guide is your proven partner throughout the semester when you need a supplement to (or substitute for) classroom lecture. Here’s why you need to use Glannon Guides to help you better understand what is being taught in the classroom: It mirrors the classroom experience by teaching through explanation, interspersed with hypotheticals to illustrate application. Both correct and incorrect answers are explained; you learn why a solution does or does not work. Glannon Guides provide straightforward explanations of complex legal concepts, often in a humorous style that makes material stick.

Principles of Payment Systems

Author: James J. White,Robert S. Summers

Publisher: West Academic

ISBN: 9780314239440

Category: Law

Page: 648

View: 605

Provides law students with an in-depth introduction to the UCC without burdening them with unnecessary detail. Citations have been used to enable the reader to understand the kinds of cases that might be presented under particular provisions of the Code. The chapters on Article 9 have been completely rewritten to deal only with revised Article 9 (1999). Similar revisions have been made to the chapter on Article 5 (1996 revision) and to other parts of the book to account for other Code amendments.

Principles of Copyright Law

Author: Roger E. Schechter,John R. Thomas

Publisher: West Academic

ISBN: 9780314147509

Category: Law

Page: 601

View: 3451

Laden with examples and leavened with humor, their exposition guides the reader through both the traditional topics, such as fair use, and more modern topics, such as the anti-circumvention provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, without getting bogged down in unnecessary or tedious detail. This title is ideal for end-of-semester review by students in both basic and advanced courses on copyright law, and also will be of use to practitioners and other legal professionals seeking a comprehensive yet manageable introduction To The subject.

Principles of Bankruptcy Law

Author: David Epstein,Steve Nickles

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781634596220

Category:

Page: 353

View: 9372

This book focuses on the material covered in a typical law school course on Bankruptcy. It covers both business and consumer bankruptcy. The book explains basic bankruptcy concepts and then uses those concepts to make code provisions understandable.

Civil Procedure Stories

Author: Kevin M. Clermont

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781599413471

Category: Law

Page: 555

View: 8502

This book is a collaborative effort by fourteen law-school professors to provide a deeper understanding of the great civil procedure cases. The professors each wrote a short chapter on one of the cases, retelling the cases in their own voice and by their own method. Each chapter has a fairly consistent structure, with separate sections on: social and legal background of the case; factual background of the case; lower court proceedings in the case; final appellate disposition, including issues, decisions, reasons, and separate opinions; factual postscript to the case; immediate impact of the case on the development of the law (why the case is famous and when it became so); and continuing importance of the case today (why it is still a leading case).The accompanying website, http://civprostories.law.cornell.edu, serves as a research tool for students, academics, and practitioners. The poste

Principles of Patent Law

Author: Roger E. Schechter,John R. Thomas

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9780314147516

Category: Law

Page: 460

View: 2889

Using judicial opinions from leading casebooks along with numerous hypotheticals and examples, this text illustrates the many challenging issues and innovative trends in patent law today. Sections on basics such as patent law norms, policy, and patent history build the conceptual foundation for explorations of claims, patent prosecution, and complex aspects of patent law. International treaties and conventions that impact innovators, litigators, and policymakers are also covered in this comprehensive text.

Principles of Corporate Taxation

Author: Douglas A. Kahn,Jeffrey H. Kahn,Terrence G. Perris

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9780314184962

Category: Law

Page: 400

View: 4186

The book is not organized according to the chronological life of a corporation. Instead, the book begins by examining the tax treatment of a withdrawal of property from an existing corporation. The reason for choosing that organization is that the concepts embodied in such topics as dividends, earnings and profits, and stock redemptions are the fundamental building blocks on which the more complex provisions of corporate taxation rest. The authors explain the technical operation of the various Code provisions and provide numerous examples illustrating how they are applied and how several provisions must be read in concert with each other.

Principles of Alternative Dispute Resolution

Author: Stephen J. Ware

Publisher: West Academic

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 389

View: 7508

Provides a clear and reliable statement of the law and concepts central to ADR (arbitration, negotiation, mediation and other processes). Its thorough coverage of arbitration law renders this challenging and rapidly-changing body of statutes and caselaw accessible to the student. The chapters on negotiation and mediation treat the subjects from the perspectives of theory, practice and legal doctrine.