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Examples Explanations For Federal Courts

Author : Laura E. Little
ISBN : 9781454841609
Genre : Law
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A favorite among successful students, and often recommended by professors, the unique Examples & Explanations series gives you extremely clear introductions to concepts followed by realistic examples that mirror those presented in the classroom throughout the semester. Use at the beginning and midway through the semester to deepen your understanding through clear explanations, corresponding hypothetical fact patterns, and analysis. Then use to study for finals by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the accompanying analysis. Designed to complement your casebook, the trusted Examples & Explanations titles get right to the point in a conversational, often humorous style that helps you learn the material each step of the way and prepare for the exam at the end of the course. The unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations series is invaluable to teach yourself the subject from the first day of class until your last review before the final. Each guide: helps you learn new material by working through chapters that explain each topic in simple language challenges your understanding with hypotheticals similar to those presented in class provides valuable opportunity to study for the final by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the corresponding analysis quickly gets to the point in conversational style laced with humor remains a favorite among law school students is often recommended by professors who encourage the use of study guides works with ALL the major casebooks, suits any class on a given topic provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures

Civil Procedure

Author : Joseph W. Glannon
ISBN : 9780735570337
Genre : Law
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For two decades Examples & Explanations: Civil Procedure has helped students understand the intricacies of civil procedure. Professor Glannon, using the extremely successful Examples & Explanations format that he created, teaches students about civil procedure in an entertaining and elucidating way. Now in its Sixth Edition, this amazing study aid continues to provide clear, engaging introductions to the principles of civil procedure, together with appealing examples that illustrate how these principles apply in typical cases. Students and professors are united in their high regard for this text that helps make a difficult subject accessible: Professor Glannon's unique and entertaining style engages students and helps them to more easily understand difficult concepts Clear and accessible introductions and explanations cover all aspects of the first-year course including the difficult areas of res judicata, collateral estoppel, personal and subject matter jurisdiction, and three chapters on various aspects of the Erie doctrine The proven and popular examples and explanations format is highly effective for learning and applying the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Examples progress gradually from simple to challenging and build students' confidence The frequent use of visual aids including diagrams, charts, and documents helps students grasp complicated ideas The Sixth Edition has been completely updated throughout, and all citations reflect the most current law. In addition: A new chapter on joinder analyzing Rules 19 and 24 Revisions to reflect the extensive 2007 stylistic amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Give your students the help they need to master difficult topics. Be sure to recommend this highly acclaimed study guide--tested by students, instructors, and time.

Intellectual Property

Author : Stephen M. McJohn
ISBN : 9780735577336
Genre : Law
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Keeping up with the fast pace of change in Intellectual Property, the third edition of Examples & Explanations: Intellectual Property offers timely coverage of central concepts in the proven-effective Examples & Explanations format. Student-friendly, concise, and timely, Examples & Explanations: Intellectual Property features: complete coverage keyed to the leading IP casebooks for the survey course proven-effective Examples & Explanations pedagogy that fills in any gaps in students' understanding of casebook assignments consistent emphasis on central concepts, without digressing into more advanced topics free-standing chapters that are easily adapted to any course structure and make this study guide useful to as a reference throughout the semester Key Concepts and Policy Issues highlighted in each chapter Updated throughout, the Third Edition includes: new developments effecting Internet service providers new material on patents, including landmark Supreme Court cases (on first sale, injunctions, patentable subject matter, licensing, declaratory judgments, nonobviousness, infringement abroad, and experimental use) and key Federal Circuit cases minimum statutory damages for downloading music originality--copyright in forms, digital images of public domain works DMCA anticurcumvention provisions new exemptions cases protecting legitimate uses of copyright protected works First Amendment limits on Congress' power to expand copyright protection international issues, such as copyright restoration for foreign works, and scope of protection abroad for US works copyright protection for databases, software, and orphan works consumers licensing, such as click-through copyright licenses and arbitration clauses new material on fair use thumbnail images in search engines Google Book case Turnitin, on-line plagiarism protection Public records in private databases Legal documents new cases on audio books, sampling, and data use restrictions new material on patents, including landmark Supreme Court cases and key Federal Circuit cases new material on trademark Trademark Dilution Revision Act use of trademarks as keywords in search engine advertising unauthorized use of trademarks in video games and films cases on likelihood of confusion standard, scope of international protection, functionality of trade dress, and fair use of trademarks new material on trade secret, such as remedies, reverse engineering, and government use of trade secret information new material on state intellectual property law, such as First Amendment limits on right of publicity; unjust enrichment and Intellectual Property law; scope of employee invention assignment agreements; preemption by federal law Intellectual Property is a big field and continually in the throes of change. Stephen M. McJohn keeps his coverage focused and current in Examples & Explanations: Intellectual Property, Third Edition. for a complete, concise, and clear introduction to central IP concepts, trust the proven-effective Examples & Explanations methodology to convey Intellectual Property concepts to your students.

Psychological Evaluations For The Courts Third Edition

Author : Gary B. Melton
ISBN : 9781606237397
Genre : Psychology
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This is the definitive reference and text for both mental health and legal professionals. The authors offer a uniquely comprehensive discussion of the legal and clinical contexts of forensic assessment, along with best-practice guidelines for participating effectively and ethically in a wide range of criminal and civil proceedings. Presented are findings, instruments, and procedures related to criminal and civil competencies, civil commitment, sentencing, personal injury claims, antidiscrimination laws, child custody, juvenile justice, and more.

Constitutional Law National Power And Federalism

Author : Christopher N. May
ISBN : 0735562113
Genre : Law
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Part of a two-volume set, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: National Power and Federalism continues to be a favorite with its tried-and-true E&E pedagogy. It is a problem-oriented guide designed and organized to complement major Constitutional Law casebooks. It takes students through the principal doctrines of constitutional law covered in a typical course, focusing on the powers of the federal courts, Congress, and the President; and examines the doctrines of separation of power and federalism, as well as some of the limitations that the Constitution imposes on state powers. This edition retains the great features that have always made it a dependable source for students. the text is: straightforward in nature, though not overly simplistic presented in a format that is unique and time-tested. Its E&E pedagogy combines textual material with well-written and comprehensive examples, explanations, and questions to test students comprehension of the material and provide practice in applying legal principles to fact patterns. the questions, which develop a variety of issues in one fact situation, are similar to those on a law school or bar examination a problem-oriented guide that takes students through the principal doctrines of constitutional law that are covered in a typical course designed to make students think, with depth and perception, about the larger issues of constitutional law part of a two-volume set that includes a corresponding treatment of Individual Rights. Together, these volumes present a foundation in the doctrines and methods of constitutional law and constitutional argument organized in easily digestible sections. It explains legal concepts and principles, followed by examples and analysis that illustrate how to apply these concepts and principles in hypothetical situations strong in authorship, as the authors have more than 50 years of combined experience in the area of constitutional law The Fourth Edition also includes an abundance of updated & timely information, including: approximately forty new Supreme Court cases decided during the 2003-04, 2004-05, and 2005-06 terms, as well as a number of significant lower federal court decisions. Some of the more noteworthy cases are: - DaimlerChrysler Corp. v. Cuno (taxpayer standing); - Elk Grove Unified School District v. Newdow (parental standing); - Kowalski v. Tesmer (attorney standing); - Gonzales v. Raich (governments use of the commerce power to regulate medicinal use of homegrown marijuana); - Tennessee v. Lane (congressional abrogation of state sovereign immunity); - Sanchez-Llamas v. Oregon (binding effect of World Court treaty interpretations on U.S. Supreme Court); - Hamdan v. Rumsfeld (judicial review of presidential war powers during wartime); - Evans v. Stephens (Presidents appointment of federal judges without consent of Senate); and - Bach v. Pataki (state discrimination against nonresidents with respect to ability to carry handguns). refreshed and updated examples and explanations to put the material in context for your students

Media Law And Ethics Third Edition

Author : Roy L. Moore
ISBN : 9781135610074
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The third edition of Media Law and Ethics features a complete updating of all major U.S. Supreme Court cases and lower court decisions through 1998; more discussion throughout the book on media ethics and the role of ethics in media law; and an updated appendix that now features a copy of the U.S. Constitution, new sample copyright and trademark registration forms, and the current versions of major media codes of ethics, including the new code of the Society of Professional Journalists. Extensively updated and expanded chapters provide: *more detailed explanations of the legal system, the judicial process, and the relationship between media ethics and media law; *new cases in this developing area of the law that has attracted renewed attention from the U.S. Supreme Court; *the new Telecommunications Act and the Communications Decency Act; *a discussion of telecommunications and the Internet; *new developments in access to courts, records, and meetings such as recent court decisions and statutory changes; and *more information about trademark and trade secret laws and recent changes in copyright laws, as well as major court decisions on intellectual property. The book has also been updated to include new developments in obscenity and indecency laws, such as the Communications Decency Act, and the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Reno vs. ACLU. In addition, the instructor's manual includes a listing of electronic sources of information about media law, sample exams, and a sample syllabus.


Author : Arthur Best
ISBN : STANFORD:36105062048827
Genre : Law
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Arthur Best's 'plain language' version of the Federal Rules of Evidence earned the gratitude of thousands of students who turned to his book for clear explanations of the many rules, principles, and policies of evidence law. Both students and instructors will find this third edition of EVIDENCE: Examples & Explanations as effective as it is engaging. This best-selling study guide follows the proven format of the Examples & Explanations Series to make the study of evidence as painless as possible. for every topic, Best presents questions of varying degrees of difficulty, followed by clear explanations of how to analyze the problems. His examples put the rules in context and show students the real-life applications of the material. This edition reflects developments concerning the Federal Rules, specifically: -Rule 407 regarding strict liability -Rule 804 concerning the new hearsay exception -Rule 801's new provision requiring proof to substantiate witness testimony in some cases -New Rule 807 eliminating redundancies in the hearsay provisions of Rules 803 and 804 The author also presents important new Supreme Court cases, including: -U.S. v. Scheffer -Swindler & Berlin v. U.S. -General Electric Co. v. Joiner For specific guidance on a particularly complicated concept or general reinforcement of the full range of course material, EVIDENCE: Examples & Explanations, Third Edition, is a proven partner in teaching and learning. Table of Contents Preface Acknowledgements Chapter 1: the General Requirement of Relevance Introduction The Basic Standard and Its Application Unfair Prejudice Limited Admissibility Conditional Relevance Recurring Situations Flight Similar Happenings Statistical Proof Chapter 2: Specific Exclusions of Relevant Material Introduction Insurance Subsequent Remedial Measures Compromises and Offers to Compromise Payments of Medical Expenses Nolo Contendere and Withdrawn Guilty Pleas Character Evidence The Propensity Inference Non-propensity Uses of Character Evidence 'Character in Issue' Habit Form of Proof Related to Character Character of the Accused and the Victim Character of Sexual Assault Victim Constitutional Restrictions on Exclusion of Defense Evidence Summary of Permitted Uses of Propensity Evidence Chapter 3: Defining Hearsay Introduction Basic Rule Basic Rationale for Excluding Hearsay Detailed Analysis of Statements Typically not Offered to Prove the Truth of What They Assert Visual Aids Detailed Analysis of What Constitutes a Statement Classic Hearsay Puzzles Chapter 4: Exceptions to the Hearsay Exclusionary Rule Introduction Hearsay and the Confrontation Clause Statements Exempted from the Federal Rules Definition of Hearsay Groupings of Hearsay Exceptions under the Federal Rules Statements Defined as Hearsay but Admissible Without Regard to the Declarant's Availability Statements Defined as Hearsay but Admissible if the Declarant Is 'Unavailable' Residual Exception Chapter 5: Examination and Impeachment Introduction General Competency Rules Scope and Style of Examination General Right to Impeach Impeachment by Showing the Witness Lied Intentionally Timing for Proof of Crimes, Acts, and Character Impeachment by Proof of Poor Perception or Memory Impeachment by Contradiction Prior Statements by a Witness Impeaching a Hearsay Declarant Chapter 6: Expert Testimony Introduction Topics for Expert Testimony Qualification as an Expert Type of Data Testimony Based on Scientific Experiments Style of Testimony Chapter 7: Privileges Introduction Attorney-Client Privilege Spousal Communications Physician-Patient Therapist-Patient Priest-Penitent Governmental Executives and Informers Chapter 8: Authentication and the Original Writing Rule Introduction Authentication Original Writing Rule Chapter 9: Presumptions Introduction Presumptions The Federal Rules Choice Production and P

Federal Courts Cases And Materials On Judicial Federalism And The Lawyering Process

Author : Arthur D. Hellman
ISBN : 9780327194958
Genre : Law
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The Third Edition of Federal Courts: Cases and Materials on Judicial Federalism and the Lawyering Process follows the approach of the two previous editions (published in 2005 and 2009). It concentrates on the main lines of doctrinal development and their implications for future disputes rather than attempting an encyclopedic treatment of subsidiary points. It emphasizes elements of litigation strategy and the practical application of doctrine as well as the underlying policy and theoretical issues. Federal Courts: Cases and Materials on Judicial Federalism and the Lawyering Process is the product of the authors' rethinking of what a Federal Courts course can be. Although fully attentive to the deeper theoretical issues of federalism and separation of powers raised by the cases, the book also focuses on giving students the grounding they will need to be effective lawyer-litigators. The objective of the book is to provide students with the doctrinal, theoretical, and practical education that will enable them to identify and strategically employ jurisdictional tools to effectively serve their clients. Two major themes make Federal Courts: Cases and Materials on Judicial Federalism and the Lawyering Process distinctive among Federal Courts casebooks: • This book gives sustained and systematic attention to the role of state courts as a forum for litigation of federal issues. • This book is grounded in the realities of litigation today -- in particular, the strong tendency of defendants in civil litigation to prefer federal court over state court. The statutory device of removal, and other issues that dominate contemporary litigation, are addressed throughout this book. In addition, Federal Courts: Cases and Materials on Judicial Federalism and the Lawyering Process is organized in a way that facilitates learning and reinforces important points. A modular design enables teachers to select particular aspects of larger topics for made-to-order course coverage. Based on the authors' extensive classroom experience teaching Federal Courts, this book effectively integrates problems as teaching and learning tools. The problems have been carefully designed to require students to identify and apply relevant concepts from the governing law, including the cases in the book, from the perspective of a lawyer seeking to accomplish a particular goal. Many of the problems are based on recent appellate cases. Federal Courts: Cases and Materials on Judicial Federalism and the Lawyering Process provides thorough coverage of the public law issues that dominate scholarly writings on federal courts, but it is also uniquely geared to preparing students to serve their clients effectively in more routine litigation matters. Significant revisions to the Third Edition include: • Extensive coverage of the important revisions to the law governing removal made by the Federal Courts Jurisdiction and Venue Clarification Act of 2011 (JVCA). • Introduction of aspects of removal jurisdiction not previously covered. • Seven new principal cases on topics ranging from qualified immunity to constitutional limits on non-Article III courts and state-court power to decline to hear federal claims. • New problems on a variety of topics, including justiciability, the Anti-Injunction Act, supervisory liability under §1983, jurisdiction-stripping, and the Rooker-Feldman doctrine.

Administrative Law

Author : William F. Funk
ISBN : 9780735578272
Genre : Law
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Combining distinguished authorship and the proven-effective Examples & Explanations pedagogy, this concise study guide, now in its Third Edition, is an invaluable resource for students struggling to understand the case law, statutory law, agencies, and procedures that make up Administrative Law. Updated throughout, the Third Edition of Examples & Explanations: Administrative Law features: distinguished authors known for their scholarship in the field helpful big-picture overviews of administrative agencies clear and detailed introductions to central concepts and procedures examples and explanations that focus on vivid, real-world issues and essential principles and practices thorough coverage of federal administrative law that is consistent with the content in the leading casebooks cites and references to the major cases cited in the leading casebooks coverage and excerpts from the Administrative Procedure Act a modular chapter organization that can be adapted to suit a variety of courses coverage of the OPEN Government Act of 2007, amending the Freedom of Information Act Examples & Explanations: Administrative Law, Third Edition, is a current and straightforward resource that you can recommend to your students with confidence.

Mein Kampf

Author : Adolf Hitler
ISBN : 198363820X
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Published in the German language, this is the infamous Main Kampf, by Adolf Hitler.

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