Criminal Law

Author: Ellen S. Podgor
Publisher: Ingram
ISBN: 9781611630138
Format: PDF
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This book is a leader in providing materials that match the skills and values emphasized for developing practicing lawyers. The third edition incorporates over fifty problems that allow the law professor to explore the practical impact of the theoretical concepts underlying criminal law, such as a case study that examines issues from Jena Six. The book will retain its international and comparative notes and include several new cases and problems. In short, the text combines theory and practice and is compact, student-friendly, flexible, and high-tech.

The Legal Writing Handbook

Author: Laurel Currie Oates
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454845597
Format: PDF, Docs
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The Legal Writing Handbook: Analysis, Research, and Writing, continues in the tradition that has made it a resounding success and a leading text for almost two decades, offering a complete teaching package with everything a student needs for the legal writing course. Features: Updated with the goal of making students practice ready. New chapter on writing e-memos, that is, shorter, less formal memos that might be embedded in an email. Exercises added to the research chapters Expanded chapter on letters that discusses both opinion letters and demand letters.

Elder Law Cases and Materials 2015

Author: Lawrence A. Frolik
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 1630431192
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Elder Law: Cases and Materials, Sixth Edition, continues the broad coverage of many elder law topics including Social Security, employer provided pensions, age discrimination in employment, provision of acute and chronic health care, paying for health care including Medicare and Medicaid, housing, mental capacity and guardianship, abuse, and the ethical issues that arise when dealing with older clients. Because many use the book as a "jumping off point" for more extensive reading or discussion, the authors have clarified and expanded the explanatory material so that the student can understand the framework of complex programs such as Medicare and Social Security. In recognition of the importance of the extraordinary cost of long-term care, the authors created a new chapter, "Paying for Long-Term Care", that lays out how Medicaid operates, explains basic Medicaid "planning", the advantages and drawbacks of long-term care insurance, and discusses the other means, such as residence in a continuing care retirement community, that some use to pay for long-term care. In the chapter dealing with the ADEA, the new Sixth Edition features the latest cases that attempt to apply the statute to the complex world of employment. The reforms to Medicare in the last few years are fully covered, and the coverage of Medicaid has been rewritten to make it clearer. The authors have updated and added statistics that illuminate what life is like for older Americans and have expanded the "Questions" that will stimulate students to think carefully about the policies that underlie elder law. The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.

Supplement to American Constitutional Law

Author: Charles A. Shano
Publisher: Thomson West
ISBN: 9780314162212
Format: PDF, Docs
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This law school casebook supplement reflects the major lines of Supreme Court authority, placing cases within an historical context and organizational framework appropriate for law students. Focuses on the structure of the Constitution and its reconstruction, both by amendment and by judicial interpretation. Does not cover the First Amendment. This supplement covers the U.S. Supreme Court's decisions from the current term, plus additional notes, questions, and review problems built around these cases and other developing areas of American Constitutional Law.

Workers Compensation Law Cases Materials and Text

Author: Lex K. Larson
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 0327194189
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Fifth Edition of Workers' Compensation Law is a blend of conventional casebook style and concise text. The basic concepts of workers' compensation - including course of employment, arising out of employment, injury by accident, employee status - are covered in the more traditional fashion, with case excerpts provided for students to learn these concepts. The Fifth Edition of Workers' Compensation Law preserves the essential and thorough treatment of these basic aspects while adding or expanding material on current topical issues, such as: • Recovery of benefits by undocumented workers; • Compensability of claims related to terrorist attacks; • Psychological stress claims; • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and other repetitive-motion injuries; • Interplay of Workers' Compensation with the Americans with Disabilities Act; • Choice of medical provider; • Special problems of working at home; • Use of mediation and other alternative dispute resolution techniques; • Recent developments with Second Injury Funds; and • Exclusivity and the substantial certainty rule.

An Introduction to American Law

Author: Gerald Paul McAlinn
Publisher:
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The fundamental rules, court cases, concepts and trends of each key subject in American law are presented in a narrative tailored to the reader without an American legal background. Each chapter covers a major area of law, summarizes the leading doctrines, analyzes recurring, current and developing trends, highlights areas of contemporary debate, offers streamlined versions of precedent-setting cases, raises questions for further discussion, and lists important vocabulary words.This book is ideal for readers who want to understand the contemporary American legal system at a more than superficial level, but who are not currently studying to become American lawyers. The style, organization and content make the book attractive for such readers as those planning on entering law school; paralegal assistants; students of American law outside of the United States; American undergraduates taking a course in American law and/or in a pre-law program; and graduate level students in subjects other than American law. The size, weight and price of the book are tailored to make the book attractive to students.

Understanding Environmental Law Third Edition 2013

Author: Philip Weinberg
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 032718759X
Format: PDF, Docs
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This Understanding treatise provides a comprehensive overview of environmental and land use law in the United States. While a major focus of Understanding Environmental Law, Third Edition (2013) is the federal framework of U.S. environmental law, many chapters include coverage of state-specific laws as well. Topics addressed include: • The role the United States Constitution plays in protecting the environment; • Policy issues affecting environmental law, such as the need to balance economic factors against specific environmental costs; • Common law causes of action in the environmental arena; • Environmental quality review issues that arise under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and state equivalents to NEPA; • Air and water pollution laws; • Hazardous waste laws and regulations; • Endangered species laws including international controls applicable to endangered species; and • International laws applicable to environmental issues, including international treaties, global climate changes, and ozone layer protection. Understanding Environmental Law, Third Edition (2013) contains excerpts from the EPA Terms of Environment. This treatise provides both students and professionals with a thorough grasp of this complex and rapidly-expanding area of law.

Fundamentals of Court Interpretation

Author: Roseann Dueñas Gonzalez
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780890892947
Format: PDF
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This volume explores court interpreting from legal, linguistic, and pragmatic vantages. Because of the growing use of interpreters, there is an increasing demand for guidelines on how to utilize them appropriately in court proceedings, and this book provides guidance for the judiciary, attorneys, and other court personnel while standardizing practice among court interpreters themselves. The new edition of the book, which has become the standard reference book worldwide, features separate guidance chapters for judges and lawyers, detailed information on title VI regulations and standards for courts and prosecutorial agencies, a comprehensive review of U.S. language policy, and the latest findings of research on interpreting.