A Student's Guide to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 2017-2018


Author: Steven Baicker-McKee,William Janssen
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781683287056
Category:
Page: 919
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Receive complimentary lifetime digital access to the eBook with new print purchase. What Makes A Student's Guide to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Different? Text of the Rules, Title 28, and Constitution: A Student's Guide supplies what your students need--the text of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (as amended through December 1, 2017), the frequently-consulted sections of the U.S. Judiciary Code, and the text (with revision history) of the U.S. Constitution. This is where most Rules Supplements available to students stop, with just an austere reprinting of these texts. PLUS... Student-Friendly Orientation to Each Rule: But what students often find challenging in studying Civil Procedure--and what is less likely to be found in either a casebook or a conventional study aid--is an understanding of how each Rule "fits" into the master scheme of federal civil practice generally. This edition of A Student's Guide offers students that very guidance. Two features (new in this edition) now follow the text of each Rule: "How This Rule Fits In" explains for students the context of each Rule and the role each plays in federal civil practice, and "The Architecture of this Rule" which helps students unpack those Rules that are especially long and confusing. These two features guide students in contextualizing and making sense out of the Rules at a Rule-by-Rule level. PLUS... Rule-Specific Functions and Nuances: Students often struggle to appreciate how the theory of a Rule operates in practice. A Student's Guide addresses that concern by supplying a final feature to each Rule discussion - "How this Rule Works in Practice" - designed to help students understand each Rule's function, subpart by subpart, and the real-world, practical applications and nuances of each subpart in practice. PLUS... Citations to Interpretative Case Law: Also unlike most other Rules Supplements, A Student's Guide provides students with select, leading interpretative case law analyzing the Rules and their subparts. This, then, converts this text into a "finding aid" of sorts, as students work through applied problems in the context of the Rules. PLUS... An Overview of Companion Federal Practice Concepts: Because many of the related core concepts of federal practice are an amalgam of law found in Rules, statutes, constitutional provisions, and case law, A Student's Guide bridges that gulf with quick, orienting discussions of central practice concepts like personal jurisdiction, subject-matter jurisdiction, removal, venue, forum non conveniens, the Erie Doctrine, and claim and issue preclusion. These distillations allow students to acquire a broad view of those related practice contexts. PLUS... A Handy Overview of Federal Appellate Practice: This edition of A Student's Guide also includes the text of the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure, introduced by a student-friendly overview of federal appellate practice. PLUS... A Helpful Orientation to the Rulemaking Process: A Student's Guide also includes a brief orientation for students to the process of federal rulemaking, how the Rules originally came into existence, and how they are amended.

Evidence Under the Rules

Text, Cases, and Problems
Author: Christopher B. Mueller,Laird C. Kirkpatrick,Liesa L. Richter
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 1454899689
Category: Law
Page: 1024
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Buy a new version of this Connected Casebook and receive access to the online e-book, practice questions from your favorite study aids, and an outline tool on CasebookConnect, the all in one learning solution for law school students. CasebookConnect offers you what you need most to be successful in your law school classes—portability, meaningful feedback, and greater efficiency. Evidence Under the Rules: Text, Cases, and Problems is one of the most widely-adopted Evidence casebooks ever published. Structured around the Federal Rules of Evidence, the book contains carefully edited cases and secondary materials, as well as numerous problems that allow students to apply concepts during classroom exercises or on their own. Text boxes provide interesting background on select cases and additional perspectives on key issues. The Ninth Edition has been updated to include the most recent Evidence cases and developments, as well as insights into recent and pending amendments to the Federal Rules. It has been streamlined by shortening or eliminating some notes, making it even more user-friendly. It contains applications of evidence law to factual scenarios that students are likely to find particularly interesting. New to the Ninth Edition: Discussion of recent influential cases, including the Supreme Court’s decisions in Ohio v. Clark and Pena-Rodriguez v. Colorado, as well as the most contemporary federal circuit and trial court decisions New problems exploring issues on Rule 404(b) evidence, Rule 410 protections for plea bargaining statements, the Rule 606(b) ban on postverdict juror testimony, demonstrative aids, and attorney-client privilege New Comment/Perspective boxes on issues of “corporate character evidence” and the use of handwriting experts to authenticate writings after Daubert Discussion of recent amendments to the Federal Rules, such as the amendment to the Rule 803(16) Ancient Documents hearsay exception, as well as discussion of the pending proposal to amend the Rule 807 Residual exception to the hearsay rule Professors and students will benefit from: Introductory text that provides a foundation for understanding the cases and materials that follow Numerous problems that treat cutting-edge issues, allowing students to apply important concepts to contemporary evidentiary problems Guidance for answering Note questions to assist students in understanding how to approach nuanced evidentiary questions “Comment/Perspective” text boxes that provide broader perspectives to aid in understanding doctrine CasebookConnect features: ONLINE E-BOOK Law school comes with a lot of reading, so access your enhanced e-book anytime, anywhere to keep up with your coursework. Highlight, take notes in the margins, and search the full text to quickly find coverage of legal topics. PRACTICE QUESTIONS Quiz yourself before class and prep for your exam in the Study Center. Practice questions from Examples & Explanations, Emanuel Law Outlines, Emanuel Law in a Flash flashcards, and other best-selling study aid series help you study for exams while tracking your strengths and weaknesses to help optimize your study time. OUTLINE TOOL Most professors will tell you that starting your outline early is key to being successful in your law school classes. The Outline Tool automatically populates your notes and highlights from the e-book into an editable format to accelerate your outline creation and increase study time later in the semester.

Glannon Guide to Civil Procedure

Learning Civil Procedure Through Multiple-Choice Questions and Analysis
Author: Joseph W. Glannon
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 1543804845
Category: Law
Page: 576
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Law school classroom lectures can leave you with a lot of questions. Glannon Guides can help you better understand your classroom lecture with straightforward explanations of tough concepts with hypos that help you understand their application. The Glannon Guide is your proven partner throughout the semester when you need a supplement to (or substitute for) classroom lecture. Here’s why you need to use Glannon Guides to help you better understand what is being taught in the classroom: It mirrors the classroom experience by teaching through explanation, interspersed with hypotheticals to illustrate application. Both correct and incorrect answers are explained; you learn why a solution does or does not work. Glannon Guides provide straightforward explanations of complex legal concepts, often in a humorous style that makes material stick.

LexisNexis Practice Guide: New Jersey Criminal Procedure


Author: Alan L. Zegas
Publisher: LexisNexis
ISBN: 1522159975
Category: Law
Page: N.A
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Topically organized, LexisNexis Practice Guide New Jersey Criminal Procedure covers the entire process of a criminal trial in New Jersey, from the initial representation of a client through sentencing and post-sentencing procedures and much more. Each Practice Guide chapter combines authoritative legal analysis with an expert author's practical insights, distilled from years of litigation practice. New Jersey Criminal Procedure includes more than 120 Practice Tips - including Strategic Points, Warnings, Timing Issues, and Exceptions (with easy-to-recognize icons) - that transition smoothly from legal analysis to practical application of a point of law. Chapter parts begin with a detailed practice checklist (more than 45 checklists total) defining the essentials of a major task. Checklists capture the essential steps (the what, when, and how) of each task, with cross-references to relevant authority, forms, and discussion of the topic within the chapter itself.

Extraordinary PR, Ordinary Budget

A Strategy Guide
Author: Jennifer R. Farmer
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 1626569959
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 184
View: 1949
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Low Cost, High Impact! Public relations is a make-or-break factor for all organizations, especially those that are small or mission driven. While it can be tempting to think that PR is a luxury only larger organizations can afford, PR expert Jennifer R. Farmer shows how her CCRR framework—being credible, creative, responsive, and relentless—is the silver bullet for even cash-strapped organizations. Farmer emphasizes that effective public relations is in fact an essential component of organizational development—people need to know about you for your organization to have maximum impact. Her CCRR framework leverages tools everyone has access to, from social media to brand transparency, and requires attentiveness more than money. Farmer shows you that, no matter how modest your budget, you can build a cost-effective communications strategy that will help you break through the noise in an information-overloaded world.

Handbook of Section 1983 Litigation, 2017 Edition


Author: Lee
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454885149
Category: Law
Page: 1380
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If you need the short answer to a Section 1983 question, and you can't afford to waste time running down the wrong research path, turn to the Handbook of Section 1983 Litigation, 2017 Edition. This essential guide is designed as the practitioner's desk book. It provides quick and concise answers to issues that frequently arise in Section 1983 cases, from police misconduct to affirmative actions to gender and race discrimination. It is organized to help you quickly find the specific information you need whether you're counsel for the plaintiff or defendant. You will find a clear, concise statement of the law governing every aspect of a Section 1983 claim, extensive citation to legal authority, every major Supreme Court ruling on Section 1983, as well as key opinions in every circuit, and a detailed overview of case law. The Handbook of Section 1983 Litigation, 2017 Edition is written by David Lee, a practicing expert with 30 years of litigation experience. He has lectured on civil rights topics before thousands of litigators during his career, and argued four cases before the United States Supreme Court, as well as numerous cases before the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. This new updated 2017 Edition features coverage of recent important Section 1983 U.S. Supreme Court cases including: Mullenix v. Luna Reed v. Town of Gilbert Glossip v. Gross Walker v. Sons of Confederate Veterans Taylor v. Barkes City and County of San Francisco v. Sheehan Rodriguez v. United States Kingsley v. Hendrickson City of Los Angeles v. Patel Armstrong v. Exceptional Child Center, Inc. Williams-Yulee v. Florida Bar Coleman v. Tollefson This is the one reference to keep at your fingertips at a hearing, trial, or deposition when dealing with Section 1983 cases.

Texas Trial Procedure and Evidence 2018


Author: Jim Wren,Jeremy Counseller
Publisher: Texas Lawyer
ISBN: 9781628813722
Category:
Page: 1080
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Texas Trial Procedure and Evidence addresses the common issues that arise throughout the various phases of trial, starting with final pretrial hearings, progressing through jury selection, opening statements, direct examinations, cross examinations, the court charge conference, closing arguments, deliberations, verdict, post-trial motions, judgment and post-judgment motions in the trial court. The special rules governing bench trials, expedited trials and justice court trials are covered.

Law books, 1876-1981

books and serials on law and its related subjects
Author: R.R. Bowker Company
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 5039
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Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory


Author: Martindale-Hubbell
Publisher: Martindale-Hubbell
ISBN: 9781561604913
Category: Courts
Page: N.A
View: 882
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America's Courts and the Criminal Justice System


Author: David W. Neubauer,Henry F. Fradella
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305446100
Category: Education
Page: 648
View: 2465
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The premier choice for Courts courses for decades, this popular text offers a comprehensive explanation of the courts and the criminal justice system, presented in a streamlined, straightforward manner that appeals to instructors and students alike. Neubauer and Fradella's crisp and clear writing, characterized by the organization of material into brief sections within chapters, ensures that readers gain a firm handle on the material. At the same time, the text's innovative courtroom workhouse model -- which focuses on the interrelationships among the judge, prosecutor, and defense attorney -- brings the courtroom to life. AMERICA'S COURTS AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM has long been known for the way it gives students an accurate glimpse of what it is like to work within the American criminal justice system, and the Twelfth Edition is no exception. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Whitaker's Books in Print


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Bibliography, National
Page: N.A
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Who's who in America


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780837969916
Category: United States
Page: N.A
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General Catalogue of Printed Books

Ten-year Supplement, 1956-1965
Author: British Museum. Dept. of Printed Books
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: English imprints
Page: N.A
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Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States


Author: United States. Congress. House
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Legislation
Page: N.A
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Some vols. include supplemental journals of "such proceedings of the sessions, as, during the time they were depending, were ordered to be kept secret, and respecting which the injunction of secrecy was afterwards taken off by the order of the House."

Rights, Race, and Reform

50 Years of Child Advocacy in the Juvenile Justice System
Author: Kristin Henning,Laura Cohen,Ellen Marrus
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1351602543
Category: Law
Page: 300
View: 6014
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In 1962, a 15-year-old Arizona boy named Gerald Gault may or may not have made a lewd phone call to a neighbor. Gerald was arrested, prosecuted, removed from his parents’ custody, and sent to a juvenile prison, all without legal representation. Gerald’s mother’s outrage at the treatment of her son eventually propelled the case to the United States Supreme Court. With its sweeping 1967 decision in In re Gault, the Court revolutionized the American juvenile court system by finding that children charged with delinquency have a constitutional right to counsel. This anthology, which commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the Gault decision, blends, across its three parts, legal and historical analyses, oral history, and personal narrative to provide an overview of modern Supreme Court juvenile justice jurisprudence, the advocates and organizations that defend children in juvenile court, the role these lawyers have played in the fight for justice for accused children, and the contemporary challenges facing juvenile defenders and their clients. The authors are leading juvenile justice reformers, advocates, and scholars, all of whom have been deeply involved in shaping modern juvenile justice policy and practice and most of whom have represented children in juvenile court. This book is for everyone concerned about justice in America. The personal narratives about children in the system will intrigue students and academics, engage lay individuals who are interested in children’s rights, and guide professionals, legislators, and other policymakers involved in juvenile justice reform and criminology.

American Government and Politics Today, 2017-2018 Edition


Author: Lynne E. Ford,Barbara A. Bardes,Steffen W. Schmidt,Mack C. Shelley
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 133709322X
Category: Education
Page: 720
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AMERICAN GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS TODAY is known nationwide for its balanced, unbiased, and modern coverage of constitutional, governmental, political, social, and economic structures and their processes. The book provides the knowledge that allows students to make informed choices, encourages them to play an active role in the decision-making process, and promotes their enthusiastic participation in the world around them by giving them the tools they need to get involved. The 2017-2018 edition's updates include in-depth coverage of the 2016 elections. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Texas Commercial Causes of Action 2018


Author: Jim Wren,Jeremy Counseller,Elizabeth Fraley
Publisher: Texas Lawyer
ISBN: 9781628815085
Category:
Page: 966
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A desk reference to unfamiliar subjects and a starting point for analysis of any new commercial matter, Texas Commercial Causes of Action is a pleading guide for both plaintiffs and defendants in Texas business litigation. Texas Commercial Causes of Action: Claims, Defenses and Remedies provides an overview of causes of action commonly employed in disputes, the elements of these common types of causes of action under Texas state law, corresponding defenses, damages and remedies, must-read cases and leading authorities. Texas Commercial Causes of Action: Claims, Defenses and Remedies Outlines essential elements of more than 100 causes of action and defenses, traced to the leading case law or statutory root. Identifies recoverable damages, including attorney fees. Explores the most important defenses. Contains multiple chapters on best practices for presenting your pleading to the court.

Books and Pamphlets, Including Serials and Contributions to Periodicals


Author: Library of Congress. Copyright Office
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: American literature
Page: N.A
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Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act


Author: American Dental Association
Publisher: American Dental Association
ISBN: 1941807712
Category: Medical
Page: 10
View: 8912
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Section 1557 is the nondiscrimination provision of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). This brief guide explains Section 1557 in more detail and what your practice needs to do to meet the requirements of this federal law. Includes sample notices of nondiscrimination, as well as taglines translated for the top 15 languages by state.