Dynamics of Trial Practice Problems and Materials

Author: Ronald Carlson
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781683281054
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This trial practice book devotes an entire chapter to the concept of strategic case evaluation and integrates that concept into the discussion of every stage of the case. The text contains a large number of casefiles. In addition to the workplace sexual harassment, elder abuse, Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy, and civil rights/jail suicide contained in the fourth edition, the fifth edition includes new casefiles for a burglary prosecution, a dispute over the ownership of a dating website, and a homicide resulting from an encounter between a private citizen and a police officer. Each chapter now includes a PREVIEW and a REMINDER as pedagogic aids. At the beginning of each chapter, the PREVIEW alerts the students to the most important and challenging material in the chapter. Near the end of the chapter, the REMINDER poses questions to the students to enable them to determine whether they have grasped the key material in the chapter.

Becoming a Trial Lawyer

Author: Steven P. Grossman
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781594601873
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"Trying a case is an incredibly exciting and terrifying experience. While thorough preparation is crucial to performing effectively in court, the trial is a dynamic process that often requires even the most comprehensively prepared attorneys to adapt on the spot to the shifting sands in the courtroom. This book teaches fundamental trial advocacy skills, and it helps readers both prepare systematically for what they can expect to face in the courtroom and handle those sands as they shift. The authors offer tips on how to sharpen and shape one's advocacy for different settings as well as creative strategies for trying a case with limited financial resources. An entire chapter devoted to using courtroom technology is also included.A CD, Casefiles for Becoming a Trial Lawyer, authored by Steven Grossman and Michele Gilman, accompanies the book. It contains five full casefiles and three mini-cases designed to let readers practice the skills and strategies discussed in the substantive book.These realistic simulations include both civil and criminal cases and include a summary of the case, the relevant law, witness and expert depositions and statements, and a wide array of exhibits. The CD's detailed teacher's manual includes suggestions for how to use these materials, summaries of the particular skills that each casefile is intended to develop; and comprehensive analysis of the direct and cross-examinations of every witness in each case. Taken together, Becoming a Trial Lawyer and the casefiles provide invaluable materials for readers wanting to take that significant first step on the road to becoming an effective courtroom lawyer."

Land Use Regulation

Author: Daniel P. Selmi
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454887966
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Land Use Regulation: Cases and Materials, Fifth Edition is a dynamic, scholarly, yet practical teaching approach that focuses on the role of the lawyer in land use regulatory matters and the factors that influence land development decisions. Offering more comprehensive changes than in any edition since the book was first published, the Fifth Edition offers a new chapter addressing emerging issues in the field, including regulation of medical marijuana and fracking, responses to problems posed by vulnerable populations such as the homeless, continuing developments in “smart growth,” and changes in redevelopment law. It also features a thorough reorganization of takings materials, combining all of them in one chapter and addressing emerging issues.

Medical Liability and Treatment Relationships

Author: Mark A. Hall
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454819456
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Medical Liability and Treatment Relationships is based on Part I,"The Provider and the Patient" of parent book Health Care Law and Ethics, and adds additional coverage of professional licensure and regulating access to drugs, and new cases and materials covering medical malpractice. Integrating public health, financial and ethical issues, this casebook uses compelling case law, clear notes and comprehensive background information to illuminate the complex and dynamic field of health care law. The Third Edition has been updated to include new case law and literature, especially regarding malpractice law. Features: Comprehensive yet concise, this casebook covers all aspects of medical liability and the treatment relationships between patient and provider. Includes cases and materials on Medical Malpractice not found in the parent book, including: Supreme Court decisions and notes on forensic medicine and epidemiological evidence. Problems on practice guidelines as proof of negligence. Cases and notes about ethics violations arising from ex parte contacts with treating physicians. Integrates public health and ethics issues from a relational perspective. Clear notes smooth transitions between cases and background information. Companion website provides background materials, updates of important events, additional relevant topics and links to other resources on the Internet. Thoroughly updated, the revised Third Edition includes: Comprehensive updates to the case law and literature. New case law regarding malpractice reform.

Bioethics and Public Health Law

Author: David Orentlicher
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454819464
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Bioethics and Public Health Law is based on Part II--The Patient, the Provider, and the State, of parent book Health Care Law and Ethics, and adds additional coverage a variety of issues and topics not covered in the parent book. Integrating public health, financial and ethical issues, this casebook uses compelling case law, clear notes, compelling problems and comprehensive background information to illuminate the complex and dynamic field of bioethics and public health care law. The Third Edition includes recent cases and developments in biotech, including stem cell research and gene patents, and has been updated for HIPPA coverage, DNA research and biobanks. Discussions of confidentiality and informed consent include new legislative and judicial responses to posthumous reproduction and the challenges arising from international reproductive tourism. Features: Comprehensive yet concise, this casebook covers all aspects of bioethics and the complex relationships between patients, providers, the state, and public health institutions. Includes cases and materials on Bioethics not found in the parent book, including: Duty to treat. Wrongful reasons to reject patients. Discrimination. Informed consent and experimentation. Confidentiality. Conflicts of interest. The right to health care. Integrates public health and ethics issues from a relational perspective. Companion website provides background materials, updates of important events, additional relevant topics and links to other resources on the Internet. Thoroughly updated, the revised Third Edition includes: Sections on confidentiality and conflict of interest. Expanded coverage of palliative care, DNA research and biobanks. Updates for HIPPA coverage and enforcement, PrEP for persons at risk for HIV, public health measures and litigation regarding obesity and nutrition. International aspects of public health, including Millenium Goals, WHO reform, and efforts to improve global health governance. Legislative and judicial responses to posthumous reproduction, anonymity for game donors New biotech case law, including Sherley v. Sebelius and Ass'n for Molecular Pathology v. U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

The Carbon Age

Author: Eric Roston
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 9780802778970
Format: PDF, Mobi
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What do bubbles in a soft drink, a bullet-proof vest, a plastic chair, and our DNA have in common? Carbon. It is, and forever has been, the ubiquitous architect of life and civilization, forming the chemical backbone of every living creature. And yet, when we hear the word today, it is more often than not in a crisis situation: carbon dioxide emissions are destroying the ozone layer and warming the planet; the volatile Middle East explodes atop its stores of hydrocarbons; carbohydrates threaten obesity and diabetics. Carbon, thus, sustains us and threatens us in equal measure, Eric Roston illuminates this essential element in all its forms, cleverly recreating the intricate carbon cycle on the page by tracing its journey from the Big Bang to Earth and its extraordinary infiltration of this planet and, in time, influence on humankind and civilization. Evoking its ubiquity-more than 99% of all 31 million known substances contain carbon-Roston chronicles the ways we have used it, often to surprising, and sometimes to catastrophic, effect: having sped up the carbon cycle in the last two centuries, we are now attempting to wrestle Earth's geochemical cycle back from the brink. Blending the latest science with original reporting, Roston makes us aware, as never before, of the seminal impact carbon has, and has had, on our lives.