Examining Witnesses

Author: Michael E. Tigar
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781590312568
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Updated and expanded, this 2nd edition provides the theory, techniques, and strategy guidance needed to use witnesses effectively in trial.

ALWD Citation Manual

Author: Darby Dickerson
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
ISBN: 9780735589308
Format: PDF, Mobi
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ALWD Citation Manual: A Professional System of Citation, now in its Fourth Edition, upholds a single and consistent system of citation for all forms of legal writing. Clearly and attractively presented in an easy-to-use format, edited by Darby Dickerson, a leading authority on American legal citation, the ALWD Citation Manual is simply an outstanding teaching tool. Endorsed by the Association of Legal Writing Directors, (ALWD), a nationwide society of legal writing program directors, the ALWD Citation Manual: A Professional System of Citation, features: a single, consistent, logical system of citation that can be used for any type of legal document complete coverage of the citation rules that includes: - basic citation - citation for primary and secondary sources - citation of electronic sources - how to incorporate citations into documents - how to quote material and edit quotes properly - court-specific citation formats, commonly used abbreviations, and a sample legal memorandum with proper citation in the Appendices two-color page design that flags key points and highlights examples Fast Formatsquick guides for double-checking citations and Sidebars with facts and tips for avoiding common problems diagrams and charts that illustrate citation style at a glance The Fourth Edition provides: facsimiles of research sources that a first-year law student would use, annotated with the elements in each citation and a sample citation for each flexible citation options for (1) the United States as a party to a suit and (2) using contractions in abbreviations new rules addressing citation of interdisciplinary sources (e.g., plays, concerts, operas) and new technology (e.g., Twitter, e-readers, YouTube video) updated examples throughout the text expanded list of law reviews in Appendix 5 A new Wire-O binding in the Fourth Edition offers greater durability and makes the pages open perfectly flat for ease of use. Self-stick tabs now included in the book encourage students to flag frequently referenced pages for added convenience. Indispensable by design, the ALWD Citation Manual: A Professional System of Citation, Fourth Edition, keeps on getting better

Public Vows

Author: Nancy F. COTT
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674029880
Format: PDF, ePub
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Complex Litigation

Author: Richard L. Marcus
Publisher: West Group
ISBN: 9780314147349
Format: PDF, Docs
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Text is designed for an upper-level division course, and it serves as a useful source and reference book for students once they are in practice. In-depth coverage of the nature of complex litigation.

The Origins of Adversary Criminal Trial

Author: John H. Langbein
Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 0199258880
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The lawyer-dominated adversary system of criminal trial, which now typifies practice in Anglo-American legal systems, developed in England in the eighteenth century. Using hitherto unexplored sources from London's Old Bailey Court, Professor Langbein shows how and why lawyers were able to capture the trial, and he supplies a path-breaking account of the formation of the law of criminal evidence.

Section 1983 Litigation

Author: Schwartz
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0471117617
Format: PDF, ePub
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In this invaluable three-volume set, you'll get an analysis of every aspect of the statute from the plaintiffs' and defendants' side of the courtroom - from direction on potential to considerations about choice of forum. This reference also gives you citations to state and district court decisions and circuit-by-circuit breakdowns of leading decisions. Plus, you'll explore constitutional rights enforceable under Section 1983, every facet of municipal liability and qualified immunity, bifurcating claims against officers and municipalities, and more. Martin A. Schwartz, an expert of Section 1983 actions, goes a step further and provides positions on open issues. Also available as part of the Section 1983 Litigation Complete Six-Volume Set.

No Equal Justice

Author: David Cole
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1459604199
Format: PDF, Mobi
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First published a decade ago, No Equal Justice is the seminal work on race- and class-based double standards in criminal justice. Hailed as a ''shocking and necessary book'' by The Economist, it has become the standard reference point for anyone trying to understand the fundamental inequalities in the American legal system. The book, written by constitutional law scholar and civil liberties advocate David Cole, was named the best nonfiction book of 1999 by the Boston Book Review and the best book on an issue of national policy by the American Political Science Association. No Equal Justice examines subjects ranging from police behavior and jury selection to sentencing, and argues that our system does not merely fail to live up to the promise of equality, but actively requires double standards to operate. Such disparities, Cole argues, allow the privileged to enjoy constitutional protections from police power without paying the costs associated with extending those protections across the board to minorities and the poor. For this new, tenth-anniversary paperback edition, Cole has completely updated and revised the book, reflecting the substantial changes and developments that have occurred since first publication.