An Introduction to Law and Legal Reasoning

Author: Steven J. Burton
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454822635
Format: PDF
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Now in its Third Edition, An Introduction to Law and Legal Reasoning continues to be the ideal go-to for the first year law student. It is a short, practical book that introduces beginning law students and others to contemporary law and legal reasoning. By presenting these topics through various discussions of cases and examples, it provides students with a solid source to reference for years to come. A dependable, practical source, that: Covers analogical and deductive reasoning, as well as the roles of legal conventions, purposes, and policies in legal reasoning Discusses cases of varying difficulty to diversify the learning process Presents law and legal reasoning primarily through discussions of cases and examples that avoid the abstraction characteristic of most competing books Emphasizes the law as used in practice by lawyers and judges Provides an explicit and systematic introduction to law and legal reasoning Offers a source suitable for use as supplementary reading in any first year course, in legal research and writing courses, in paralegal courses, and in other settings This great new edition has been carefully updated to include: A new chapter, "Hardest Cases," that highlights cases notorious in the press Updates throughout that guarantee the most current legal information

A Practical Guide to Legal Writing Legal Method

Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
ISBN: 9780735562844
Format: PDF, ePub
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This concise, readily accessible text focuses the first-year law student on learning the basic principles of legal writing and analysis. Starting with a straightforward introduction to law and legal method and moving on to the basics of legal writing, the text then explores the specifics of writing memos and briefs. A classic in the field, A Practical Guide to Legal Writing and Legal Method, Third Edition, has been redesigned and updated to appeal to a new generation of law students. Among the features that make this carefully crafted text a success: flexibility -- the essential skills of legal reasoning and analysis are presented in a straightforward manner that allows each teacherand studentto use the material in his or her own way integration -- students are taught legal analysis in tandem with legal writing, concentrating on the basic principles of legal method and how to apply those principles in legal writing accessibility -- legal reasoning and writing is presented in a simple and understandable manner, through the use of a series of accessible and simple guidelines; rigor -- focused exercises allow students to practice the guidelines presented in the text practicality -- extensive appendices with examples of office memos, trial briefs, and appellate briefs allow students to see how the lessons in the text are used to create the documents that they will write as lawyers Updated and redesigned, the Third Edition offers: new material on legal rules, synthesis, and organization of a legal discussion or argument new and updated examples throughout new user-friendly design and layout for enhanced accessibility an improved Teachers Manual, significantly expanded to include additional exercises, teaching suggestions, and advice for new teachers

Introduction to law and the legal process

Author: Bernard F. Cataldo
Publisher: Krieger Pub Co
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This third edition text contains information and discussions of the nature, meaning and historical sources of law, the development and functions of equity, philosophers and the law, legislation, administrative law and nonjudicial tribunals, legal reasoning, growth of law, and judicial supremacy, federalism and the legal system, jurisdiction, conflicts of law, torts, civil procedure, criminal procedure, contracts, manifestation of assent, consent, consideration, discharge, and more.

The Study of Law

Author: Katherine A. Currier
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454808756
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Study of Law is a sweeping, intelligent overview of all the key concepts covered in a typical introduction to law course. A critical thinking approach encourages students to interact with the materials through hypotheticals, examples, and well-designed questions. The text is divided into two parts, reflecting the order of topics addressed in a typical course. The first part, Introduction to the Legal System, presents the sources and classification of law, the structure of the court system, and an overview of litigation. The second part, Basic Legal Concepts, covers the fundamental analysis and interpretation of the law as well as substantive law. The chapters on substantive law use carefully edited cases to teach students how to read and analyze the law. The Study of Law teaches students the basic skills necessary to understand statutes and court cases, and effective pedagogy reinforces the accessible and well-organized text. Appendices address the U.S. Constitution, Fundamentals of Good Writing, and NetNotes. The Third Edition features updated cases and incorporates new developments in the law. Legal reasoning exercises similarly reflect new cases, and Web exercises accompany this revised edition. Hallmark features of Study of Law: comprehensive, intelligent overview of all key concepts covered in a typical introduction to law course critical thinking approach introduces students to the study of law encourages interaction with the materials through hypotheticals, examples, and well-designed questions two part structure mirrors course outline Introduction to the Legal System sources and classification of law the structure of the court system an overview of litigation Basic Legal Concepts the basics of analysis and interpretation of the law chapters on substantive law Teaches the basic skills necessary to understand statutes and court cases Strong pedagogy reinforces well-written text presented in an accessible, well-organized format substantive law chapters use edited cases to show students how to read and analyze the law helpful Appendices U.S. Constitution Fundamentals of Good Writing NetNotes The revised Third Edition presents: updated cases and new developments in the law refreshed Legal reasoning exercises that reflect new cases Web exercises

An Introduction to the Law of Trusts

Author: Simon Gardner
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191620890
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A comprehensive, stimulating introduction to trusts law, which provides readers with a clear conceptual framework to aid understanding of this challenging area of the law. Aimed at readers studying trusts at an undergraduate level, it provides a succinct and enlightening account of this area of the law. Concise and clear, this book also identifies and discusses many analytical perspectives, encouraging a deeper understanding of the issues at hand. It offers an outstanding treatment of specific areas, in particular remedial constructive trusts and trusts of family homes. Ideal for providing a broad background to the issues before embarking on an in-depth study of trusts, it can also be used to help the reader to develop their understanding. For those looking to challenge themselves, detailed footnotes highlight further issues and point the direction for future reading. Fully revised to take into account the Charities Act 2006, judicial developments through case law, and recent academic work in this area, this new edition in the renowned Clarendon Law Series offers a well-written, careful, and insightful introduction to the law of trusts.

Introduction to Company Law

Author: Paul Lyndon Davies
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199601321
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Part of the 'Clarendon Law Series' this volume offers a concise introduction to company law. It sets out the five key functions of company law, as well as examining how to maximise the benefits whilst minimising the costs of creating a company.

The Conflict of Laws

Author: Adrian Briggs
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199539669
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The Conflict of Laws addresses the jurisdiction of Courts (and whether their judgments are enforced and recognised overseas) and the effect of foreign judgments in England (whether these are recognised and enforced) . It also looks at the principles of choice of law for cases with an international element for example contracts made or performed in other jurisdictions or with other parties, torts committed overseas or by foreign parties, international fraud, property sited overseas, and family and personal matters (including marriage, divorce, and financial support) across different jurisdictions.

Business Law Alternate Edition Text and Summarized Cases

Author: Roger LeRoy Miller
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1133707343
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This summarized case version of the best-selling title, BUSINESS LAW, ALTERNATE EDITION offers a comprehensive, authoritative, and student-friendly delivery of classic black-letter law blended with coverage of contemporary issues and cases. The cases, content, and features of the 12th edition have been thoroughly updated to represent the latest developments in business law. Excellent assortments of cases are included, ranging from precedent-setting landmarks to important recent decisions. Ethical, global, and corporate themes are integrated throughout. Numerous critical-thinking exercises challenge students to apply what they've learned to real-world issues. In addition, the text offers an unmatched range of support materials including innovative online teaching and learning resources. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Pharmacy Practice and the Law

Author: Richard R. Abood
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 9780763732981
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A useful resource both for teaching the facts of pharmacy law and for stimulating critical thinking issues in pharmacy law. In this new edition, this text has been strengthened and streamlined, creating a solid overview that will be equally popular with students and instructors. With this book, you get a current and accessible explanation of federal and state pharmacy regulation that corresponds to recent directives of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.