Professional Responsibility

Author: Thomas D. Morgan
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781609303242
Format: PDF, Mobi
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In addition to the 12th edition, the authors now offer a Concise Version. Continuing the tradition that has made Morgan, Rotunda, and Dzienkowski's Problems & Materials on Professional Responsibility a leader in its field, this concise version of the casebook uses problems to provide an overview of lawyers' professional responsibility. This condensed edition covers these topics in an abbreviated format. The concise coursebook is based on the 12th edition of Problems & Materials on Professional Responsibility, which has been the most widely-used Professional Responsibility coursebook and the leader in its field since its first edition in 1976, over 35 years ago. It is designed for 2 hour classes and for seminars in legal ethics. As the law has evolved, so has the 12th edition. Yet, some schools and professors would like to offer a shorter course than the 12th edition anticipates. This abridged edition fits the bill. The authors have carefully designed it to be familiar to long time users, and accessible to new adopters. It focuses on the major issues of law governing the practice of law and the law of judicial disqualification, while shortening the volume of material and focusing on only the most essential topics. It continues its tradition of offering the most usable and up-to-date course materials to teach legal ethics and the law governing the practice of law. Students using this book will learn what they need to pass the state bar exam on Professional Responsibility yet also be introduced to the larger topics that the 12th edition covers more thoroughly. A comprehensive teacher's manual is available as well.

Problems in Legal Ethics

Author: Mortimer Schwartz
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781640207363
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The new Twelfth Edition of the popular Problems in Legal Ethics reflects significant updating to integrate current events, new cases, and practical issues, while keeping its problem-centered focus. The new edition contains extensive additions addressing attorney impairments (including alcoholism, substance abuse, and depression) and client impairments (including diminished capacity). The bias chapter has been significantly reworked, updating statistics and studies, adding a new section on age bias, and adding references to overriding unconscious bias. Approachable, concise, and up-to-date, this practical new edition ensures that students understand the potential ethical pitfalls encountered in the practice of law.

Regulation of Lawyers

Author: Stephen Gillers
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454860960
Format: PDF
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This book goes beyond the rules in teaching students the subtle differences between proper and improper conduct. The book’s balanced and engaging mix of materials supports its comprehensive coverage of professional responsibility issues. Refined through years of classroom use, this casebook offers: condensed coverage of professional responsibility issues in less space (about 120 pages shorter than the regular 10th edition); well-balanced mix of cases, secondary sources, timely materials (often drawn from recent headlines), engaging problems, and challenging notes; discussion beyond the rules and from different perspectives, to recognize that the law is not necessarily self-evident and covers many subtleties; excellent case selection; realistic, helpful, and abundant problems, many based on actual events, that facilitate class discussion and enable students to understand the rules and regulations that will govern their professional behavior; detailed notes which provide in-depth treatment of the issues; high-profile author (Gillers is a highly visible and recognized national authority on professional responsibility); and an accessible and engaging style which is characterized by variety, clarity, and humor.

Criminal Law and Procedure Cases and Materials

Author: Donald Dripps
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781634609289
Format: PDF
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This title is a part of our CasebookPlus™ offering as ISBN 9781683284666. Learn more at CasebookPlus.com. The thirteenth edition continues the book's commitment to offering the most comprehensive, rigorous, and flexible materials on the American criminal process. With respect to the substantive criminal law, the new edition includes: Full case treatment of Johnson v. United States, illustrating the Supreme Court's current approach to the void-for-vagueness doctrine, and giving the clearest expression yet of the doctrine's constitutional foundations; Full case treatment of Elonis v. United States, 575 U.S. ___ (2015), illuminating the Supreme Court's current approach to imputing mental states when statutes are silent or unclear; Full case treatment of Rosemond v. United States, 572 U.S. ___ (2014) , illuminating the Supreme Court's current approach to the mens rea for complicity liability; Full case treatment of Hurst v. Florida, 136 S.Ct. 616 (2016), holding the Florida system of advisory jury verdicts in capital cases violates the Sixth Amendment; The substantive provisions of the American Law Institute's Project on Sexual and Related Offenses, Tentative Draft No. 2 (April 15, 2016), proposing, inter alia, a manifested "willingness" definition of consent and recognition of a felony offense for sexual penetration by an actor who knows, or consciously disregards a substantial risk, that the victim has not consented; Full case treatment of State v. J.W., Jr., 181 Wa.2d 757 (2014), holding the Washington practice of putting the burden of proof on the consent issue in rape cases on the defense violates due process; Extensive extracts from the Justice Department's memorandum explaining the decision not to bring federal civil rights charges against Officer Darren Wilson in the case involving the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo. With respect to criminal procedure, the new edition includes: Full case treatment of Riley v. California, 573 U.S. ___ (2014), summarizing search-incident-to-arrest doctrine and excluding cell phones from warrantless search incident to arrest, A thoroughly revised section on constitutional remedies in police practices cases, Illustrating the exceptions to the exclusionary rule with United States v. Rose, 613 Fed. Appx. 125 (3d Cir. 2015), a case giving a good illustration of the standing doctrine; and Utah v. Strieff, 2016 WL 3369419 (U.S. 2016), a case illustrating the Court's antipathy toward the exclusionary rule and analyzing the causation-based exceptions such as attenuation, inevitable discovery, and independent source; and The text of 42 U.S.C. �14141 and extensive excerpts from the consent decree regarding the New Orleans Police Department, entered between the Justice Department and the City of New Orleans in 2012.

Business Organizations

Author: Melvin Aron Eisenberg
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781609304355
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Unabridged Eleventh Edition offers detailed information on corporate law and covers new principal cases, text, and explanatory materials designed to illustrate the development of corporate law. In preparing this edition, Professors Eisenberg and Cox reviewed all the principal cases and, where appropriate, re-edited them to tighten the writing while preserving a full-bodied presentation of the facts and discussion.

The First Amendment and the Fourth Estate the Law of Mass Media

Author: T. Carter
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781634602754
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This casebook provides a thorough examination of the law of mass media, providing principal court opinions, explanatory text, and questions for discussion. Topics include the American legal system, introduction to freedom of expression, defamation, privacy, liability for emotional and physical harm, copyright and trademark, national security, obscenity and indecency, advertising regulation, press coverage of the administration of justice, confidentiality, newsgathering from non-judicial public sources, ownership of the media and related problems, access to the media, introduction to broadcasting, and legal control of broadcast programming. In this edition, Internet and new media topics, including net neutrality and other current issues, are integrated into the other materials.

Land Use Regulation

Author: Daniel P. Selmi
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454887966
Format: PDF, 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.

Equitable Remedies Restitution and Damages

Author: Candace S. Kovacic-Fleischer
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314194930
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Eighth Edition retains the organization of the Seventh Edition while thoroughly updating it. The first half of the casebook introduces injunctive relief, damages, restitution, and declaratory relief. The second half of the book creates opportunities to consider these four remedies in the context of tort and contract actions for various types of harm. The updates include recent United States Supreme Court cases on such topics as injunctive relief and punitive damages. New cases in the second half of the book feature such current topics as injunctions against defamatory statements and public nuisance actions against lead paint manufacturers.

Criminal Law and Its Processes

Author: Sanford H. Kadish
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454886250
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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From a preeminent authorship team, Criminal Law and its Processes: Cases and Materials, Tenth Edition, continues in the tradition of its best-selling predecessors by providing students not only with a cohesive policy framework through which they can understand and examine the use of criminal laws as a means for social control but also analytic tools to understand and apply important criminal law doctrines. Instead of presenting the elements of various crimes in a disjointed fashion, Criminal Law and its Processes: Cases and Materials focuses on having students develop a nuanced understanding of the underlying principles, rules, and policy rationales that inform all criminal laws. A cases-and-notes pedagogy along with scholarly excerpts, questions, and notes, provides students with a rich foundation for not only the academic examination of criminal laws but also the application of the law to real-world scenarios. Features: Retains prior edition’s principal cases and Notes and Questions approach to explain and probe fundamental concepts. Notes updated to incorporate contemporary cases and recent news touching on criminal law. Inclusion of additional preeminent cases in the field of criminal law, including: Yates v. United States, 135 S. Ct. 1074, (Supreme Court application of common statutory interpretation techniques and the rule of lenity) Rosamond v. United States, 134 S. Ct. 1240, (Supreme Court examination of accomplice liability) Perry v. Florida (examination of the agreement requirement for conspiracy through the lens of a Florida sexual battery offense). Theft (chapter 9) substantially revised to include new principal case dealing with trespassers takers in the credit card context. Expanded discussion of: mass incarceration and prosecutorial/law enforcement discretion; and, the intersections between race and criminal la

The Law of Employment Discrimination Cases and Materials

Author: Joel Friedman
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781634606394
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This casebook covers all major aspects of employment discrimination law, including benchmark legislative, administrative, and judicial developments. Due in part to frequent updates and revisions, it has received accolades as one of the most comprehensive and frequently updated texts on the market. The 11th Edition continues this tradition by seamlessly incorporating all major legislative and judicial developments through February 2017, accompanied by textual notes and questions that explore issues answered or left unanswered by this jurisprudence.