Acing Civil Procedure

Author: A. Benjamin Spencer
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781628100419
Format: PDF
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Moving beyond the outline format used by most students, this book uses a checklist format to lead students through the questions they need to ask and answer to fully analyze the legal questions they are trying to resolve. It assembles the different issues, presenting a clear guide to procedural analysis that students can draw upon when writing their exams. Other study aids provide sample problems, but this book offers a systematic approach to problem solving.

American International Law Cases Fourth Series

Author: Oceana Editorial Board
Publisher:
ISBN: 0199758905
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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AILC is an annual case law reporter that provides the full text of U.S. court opinions involving international law issues. The courts covered include all U.S. federal district courts, federal appellate courts, and the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as some state courts, the U.S. Court of Claims,the U.S. Court of International Trade, and the U.S. Tax Court. The series seeks to provide not every single case in which a court refers to international law but rather all cases that analyze at least one international law issue in depth. The list of subjects addressed by these volumes is vast and changes from year to year, with the inclusion and prominence of most topics turning on their prevalence in a given year's jurisprudence. Some consistently prominent topics are personal jurisdiction over foreign defendants, deportationprocedure, and double taxation. Over the last three editions (2006, 2007, and 2008), many topics have developed rapidly and constitute a correspondingly larger portion of the volumes, particularly Terrorism, the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, Forum Non Conveniens, and an entirely new, addedtopic: the National Security Exception (to deportation eligibility). The 2008 edition of AILC also features expanded sections on family law and on the detention of terrorist suspects. The U.S. war on terror and the crisis at Guantanamo have made that last topic a significant and dynamic component ofAILC. Each edition of AILC also comes framed with two practical resources for students and scholars. The first is an introductory editor's note that both reviews international law's major developments for the given year and explains to readers how to use the volumes. The second is a subjectindex to allow for targeted research. Volume Six of AILC includes the exceptions and limitations of procedural aspects, such as the Political Question Doctrine, the Federal Tort Claims Act, the Foreign Affairs Doctrine, and the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations. The volume also includes cases involving diplomacy and diplomaticimmunity and treaties and agreements. In Mani Kumari Sabbithi v. Major Waleede KH N.S. AL SALEH, domestic workers from India sued their employers and the state of Kuwait under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, the Fair Labor Standards Act, and various contract and tort claims. Thecourt granted the defendants' motion to dismiss based on diplomatic immunity. In re B. Del C.S.B., the issue was whether a child of Mexican origin, whose mother wrongfully retained her in the United States, should be allowed to stay in her current home while custody proceedings are conducted in theUnited States, or whether she should be returned to Mexico while the proceedings are conducted there. The court examined whether a child is not "settled" for the purposes of Article 12 of the Hague Convention.

Acing Your First Year of Law School

Author: Shana Connell Noyes
Publisher: William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
ISBN: 0837714109
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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First published in 1999, Acing Your First Year of Law School has become one of the bestselling law school preparation books of all time. Every law student will tell you that the first year is the most important and the most frustrating. Law professors do not teach students the law, instead they leave students on their own to figure out the "answer" from a series of questions. This is a manual that teaches first year law students the ten basic skills they need to know to start learning their first day and ace their first year. The Second Edition has been updated to reflect the best use of technology. It includes a Preface that addresses the Socratic Method and how to beat it. It also includes an Epilogue that focuses on tasks that are necessary to ensure a successful transition from the first to the second semester.

Civil Procedure

Author: Gerlis
Publisher: Cavendish Publishing
ISBN: 1843142139
Format: PDF
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This textbook provides a comprehensive account of the most important new Civil Procedure Rules, Practice Directions and Pre-action Protocols, which make up our newly reformed civil procedure system. The substance of the rules are considered in detail and their effect explained to make it clear how they operate in practice. Case law is examined to demonstrate how the court applies the rules in practice. The Woolf Reforms are used to explain the rationale of the new system.; The book provides not only a clear guide to the meaning of the new rules but also a vital insight into the new culture, typified by case management, proportionality and the overriding objective, which has fundamentally reformed the principles on which our civil procedure system is based. A critique is given of the merits of the reforms and the likelihood that they will achieve their objectives.

Civil Procedure

Author: Paula Loughlin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135336156
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Civil Procedure provides an indispensable guide both to students of civil procedure at all levels as well as practitioners who regularly have to grapple with the CPR.

Ready Player One

Author: Ernest Cline
Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag
ISBN: 3104901945
Format: PDF
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Ernest Clines Bestseller ›Ready Player One‹ ist DER Science-Fiction-Roman zur Virtual-Reality-Revolution und Vorlage für den großen Kinoblockbuster von Steven Spielberg. Im Jahr 2045 ist die Welt ein hässlicher Ort: Die Erdölvorräte sind aufgebraucht, ein Großteil der Bevölkerung lebt in Armut. Einziger Lichtblick ist die OASIS, eine virtuelle Ersatzwelt, in der man leben, arbeiten, zur Schule gehen und spielen kann. Die OASIS ist ein ganzes Universum, es gibt Tausende von Welten, von denen jede ebenso einzigartig wie phantasievoll ist. Und sie hat ein Geheimnis. Der exzentrische Schöpfer der OASIS hat tief im virtuellen Code einen Schatz vergraben, und wer ihn findet, wird seinen gesamten Besitz erben – zweihundertvierzig Milliarden Dollar. Eine Reihe von Rätseln weist den Weg, doch der Haken ist: Niemand weiß, wo die Fährte beginnt. Bis Wade Watts, ein ganz normaler Junge, der am Stadtrand von Oklahoma City in einem Wohnwagen lebt, den ersten wirklich brauchbaren Hinweis findet. Die Jagd ist eröffnet ... »›Ready Player One‹ ist absolut fantastisch – ein großer Spaß für den Geek in mir. Ich hatte das Gefühl, als sei das Buch nur für mich geschrieben worden.« Patrick Rothfuss

Attorney client Privilege in Civil Litigation

Author: Vincent S. Walkowiak
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590313947
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This edition has been substantially updated, revised and expanded wih new chapters, including Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, confidentiality/communications and ethical problems. This guide addresses the problems faced when representing corporate and other clients in civil litigation.

Civil Procedure

Author: Scott Dodson
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0195388208
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Students deem Civil Procedure to be one of the hardest classes in law school for good reason. Doctrines from personal jurisdiction to res judicata are difficult to apply to exam fact patterns, and the policies underlying the federal rules can be difficult to grasp. The course is a complex hybrid of common law, statutes, rules, and some constitutional doctrine. For the first time, Oxford University Press equips students with an accessible guide to acing this most challenging of law school tests. In Civil Procedure: Model Problems and Outstanding Answers, Scott Dodson helps students demonstrate their knowledge of civil procedure in the structured and sophisticated manner that professors expect on law school exams. This book includes clear introductions to the major topics in civil procedure, provides hypotheticals that students can expect to see on an exam, and offers model answers to those hypotheticals. Professor Dodson then gives students the opportunity to evaluate their own work with a comprehensive self-analysis section. This book prepares students by challenging them to use the law they learn in class while also explaining the best way to express an answer on law school exams.

Art of Advocacy Series Preparation of the Case

Author: David B. Baum
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 1579112722
Format: PDF, Docs
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A planning guide that takes you from the moment the potential client steps into your office, through all aspects of case preparation, to the moment you step before the judge as an advocate. Covers in detail: • Initial client interview • Investigation of the case • Gathering evidence • Case organization • Initiating lawsuits • Preserving the attorney-client relationship • Retaining an expert • Preparation of demonstrative evidence • Final 100 days First published in 1981. 1 Volume; updated with revisions.