Criminal Law

Author: Aspen Publishers
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735570450
Format: PDF, Kindle
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After your casebook, Casenote Legal Briefs will be your most important reference source for the entire semester. It is the most popular legal briefs series available, with over 140 titles, and is relied on by thousands of students for its expert case summaries, comprehensive analysis of concurrences and dissents, as well as of the majority opinion in the briefs. Casenotes Features: Keyed to specific casebooks by title/author Most current briefs available Redesigned for greater student accessibility Sample brief with element descriptions called out Redesigned chapter opener provides rule of law and page number for each brief Quick Course Outline chart included with major titles Revised glossary in dictionary format

An Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation

Author: Aric W. Dutelle
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284115631
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"An Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation" serves to eliminate warped impressions influenced by the media, and clearly identifies and explains the crime scene investigative process, components, methods, and procedures.

Essentials of Business Law and the Legal Environment

Author: Richard A. Mann
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337555185
Format: PDF, ePub
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Praised for its relevant, straightforward coverage, ESSENTIALS OF BUSINESS LAW AND THE LEGAL ENVIRONMENT, 13E illustrates how to apply legal concepts to business situations. This comprehensive, yet succinct, reader-friendly approach provides a depth of coverage ideal for business success and CPA exam preparation without technical jargon. Integrated and summarized landmark and recent cases work with more than 220 figures, tables, diagrams, and summaries to ensure understanding. Key legal terms are clearly defined and illustrated, while numerous examples relate material to real life. Critical-thinking features strengthen analytical skills as readers acquire a fundamental knowledge of the principles of law that apply to business transactions. Gain insight into the function and operation of courts and administrative agencies and learn to recognize potential legal problems in business. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Contract and Related Obligation

Author: Robert S. Summers
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314907103
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This casebook focuses not only on the rules and principles of contract law, but also on the lawyer's role in planning and drafting contracts and on the richness of contract theory. The book opens with materials tracing a contracts dispute from the agreement stage through contract breakdown and litigation. It includes comprehensive coverage of contract law theories of obligation, including bargain, promissory estoppel, unjust enrichment, and tort arising in the contract setting. The publication is primarily a casebook designed to help students develop important analytical and critical skills, but it also includes some notes and problems addressing the nature, function, and limits of contract and related law. The sixth edition includes new cases and secondary sources that present recent and developing issues of contract law, including the influence of technology, and updates and enriches existing material.

The Artist Estate

Author: Loretta Wurtenberger
Publisher: Hatje Cantz Publishers
ISBN: 9783775741330
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Andy Warhol bequeathed us the words ?Death can really make you look like a star.? But death per se is not a catalyst for the relevance of an artist. What is of crucial importance is the proper management structure for the posthumous preservation and development of an artistic estate. The handbook by Loretta Würtenberger presents the possible legal framework, appropriate financing models, as well as the proper handling of the market, museums, and academia. Her business, Fine Art Partners, has advised artists and artists? estates for many years in their structuring and development of estate concepts as well as in operative questions. Based on numerous international examples, the author explains the different alternatives for maintaining an artist?s estate and makes recommendations on how to ideally handle work, archives, and mementos following the death of an artist.

Legal Reasoning and Legal Writing

Author: Richard K. Neumann
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business
ISBN: 9781454826972
Format: PDF, Mobi
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A leading text in legal writing, Legal Reasoning and Legal Writing explores the nuts and bolts of writing an office memo, a motion memo, and an appellate brief. In addition, chapters are included on oral argument and client letters. Well-known and highly regarded authors deliver the best explanation available on the reasoning underlying the proof of a conclusion of law. Thoughtful coverage of all aspects of legal reasoning goes from rule-based analysis to the strategy of persuasion. Helpful instruction on the process of writing accompanies a study of the mechanics of style and grammar. Examples and exercises throughout the text provide needed practice. The presentation of the Seventh Edition is tighter with a more open page design that is even easier to read. Coverage has been fine-tuned in response to user feedback. There are now new chapters on email memos and a new appendix on document design. Additional insight is given on the writing process as well as the process of persuasion, all with updated examples and exercises. Chapters on briefing cases, interviewing clients, and writing exam answers, as well as appendices on basic legal usage and rules of punctuation have been moved to the website for easy access. Features: comprehensive coverage office memos motion memo appellate briefs oral argument client letters best explanation available on the Paradigm for Organizing a Proof of a Conclusion of Law thoughtful coverage of all aspects of legal reasoning, from rule-based analysis to the strategy of persuasion careful instruction on process of writing, as well as mechanics of style and grammar examples and exercises included throughout. well-known and highly regarded authors Thoroughly updated, the revised Seventh Edition presents: tighter presentation and with an open page design making the material more accessible new chapters on email memos updated examples and exercises fine-tuned coverage in response to feedback from users new material on the writing process additional insight on the process of persuasion new appendix on document design material on briefing cases; obtaining fact; writing exam answers; and appendices on basic legal usage and Rules of Punctuation moved to the website for greater convenience

Cases and Materials on the Death Penalty

Author: Nina Rivkind
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781634590419
Format: PDF, Kindle
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On this fourth edition, Nina Rivkind and Steve Shatz, the authors of the previous editions, are joined by two co-authors with extensive death penalty law experience: Sam Kamin and Justin Marceau, professors at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. This edition includes eight principal cases decided since the third edition, including Cullen v. Pinholster, the Supreme Court's leading case on the scope of federal habeas corpus and Glossip v. Gross, the Court's latest decision on execution methods, one that produced a debate among four justices about the constitutionality of the death penalty itself. All notes have been updated to reflect recent case and non-case developments concerning the death penalty, and material has been added on the perspectives of victims' families and prison officials. This casebook is a comprehensive and up-to-date treatment of the Supreme Court's death penalty jurisprudence. Part I contains background information about the death penalty and the Court's seminal cases. Part II addresses constitutional challenges to various aspects of death penalty schemes. Part III considers the litigation of a capital case by examining the Court's constitutional decisions regarding the process as a whole and the penalty phase, in particular. Part IV covers issues arising after the death judgment, specifically, those arising on federal habeas corpus review of the death judgment and those concerning the execution itself. Part V reconsiders the death penalty in light of international norms and from the perspectives of victims' families, prison officials who administer the death penalty, and reformers.

A Time to Kill

Author: Greg Hopkins
Publisher: Mindbridge Press
ISBN: 9780982215159
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book is about decisions. Not the everyday kind such as "What should I wear today?" or "Where shall we eat tonight?" but decisions dealing with life, death, and protecting the innocent. The issue of self-defense concerns decisions of survival for the individual. It can also decide the fate of a nation and its citizens. Survival is the most basic of instincts. Without it, there is no family, community, culture, or state. Unless a person survives, he cannot pass down his genes, ideas, or beliefs. And religious beliefs can affect survival. If Christians are commanded to treat others as they want to be treated, would this not include protecting others from criminal attack? Jesus Christ may have had that in mind when he instructed his disciples to acquire a sword before entering the mission field, even if that meant trading their cloak for the weapon. A Time To Kill: The Myth of Christian Pacifism by Greg Hopkins includes chapters about preparation for self defense, laws that govern self defense, understanding how criminals think, recovery from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), biblical appraisals of military and police, arguments on criminal punishment and retribution, and much more.

Cases and Materials on Criminal Law

Author: Joshua Dressler
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314279828
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This popular casebook, through the selection of classic and modern cases, provides an excellent tool for teaching students the common law foundations of the criminal law and modern statutory reform, including the Model Penal Code. Along the way, the casebook considers modern controversies (e.g., "shaming" punishment, rape law, self-defense by battered women, euthanasia, the role of culture in determining culpability), and creatively uses literature (e.g., examining insanity through Edgar Allen Poe's The-Tell Tale Heart) and even "brain teasers" to confront (as the Preface states) "the Big Questions . . . that philosophers, theologians, scientists, and poets, as well as lawyers, have grappled with for centuries." Professor Stephen Garvey (Cornell) joins the casebook beginning with this new edition. The Sixth Edition, as in the past, includes some new cases, as well as updates in the notes that bring current issues of criminal law to the fore.

Cases and Materials on Criminal Law

Author: Joshua Dressler
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781628102055
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This title is a part of our CasebookPlus(tm) offering as ISBN 9781634601658. Learn more at CasebookPlus.com. This popular casebook, through the selection of classic and modern cases, provides an excellent tool for teaching students the common law foundations of the criminal law and modern statutory reform, including the Model Penal Code. Along the way, the casebook considers modern controversies (e.g., "shaming" punishment, capital punishment, broadening sexual assault law, self-defense by battered women, euthanasia, the role of culture in determining culpability), and creatively uses literature (e.g., examining insanity through Edgar Allen Poe's The-Tell Tale Heart) and even "brain teasers" to confront (as the Preface states) "the Big Questions . . . that philosophers, theologians, scientists, and poets, as well as lawyers, have grappled with for centuries." The Seventh Edition, as in the past, includes new cases, as well as updates in the notes that bring current issues of criminal law to the fore. New Power Points have been added to the casebook companion website. For more information and additional teaching materials, visit the companion site.