Civil Procedure, Keyed to Friedenthal, Miller, Sexton, and Hershkoff


Author: Casenotes,Casenote Legal Briefs
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454840756
Category: Law
Page: 244
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After your casebook, a Casenote Legal Brief is your most important reference source for the entire semester. The series is trusted for its expert summary of the principal cases in your casebook. Its proven reliability makes Casenote Legal Briefs the most popular case brief series available. With more than 100 titles keyed to the current editions of major casebooks, you know you can find the help you need. The brief for each case saves you time and helps you retain important issues. Each brief has a succinct statement of the rule of law/black letter law, description of the facts, and important points of the holding and decision. Quicknotes are short definitions of the legal terms used at the end of each brief. Use the Glossary in the end of your text to define common Latin legal terms. Such an overview, combined with case analysis, helps broaden your understanding and supports you in classroom discussion. Each title is keyed to the current edition of a specific casebook; it s your trusted guide to the text throughout the semester. The brief for each principal case in the casebook saves you time and helps you retain important issues. Each brief has a succinct statement of the rule of law/black letter law, description of the facts, important points of the holding and decision, and concurrences and dissents included in the casebook excerpt. This overview is combined with a short analysis: all to help you broaden your understanding and support you in classroom discussion. Quicknotes at end of each brief give you short definitions of the legal terms used. A handy Glossary of common Latin words and phrases is included in every Casenote. Detailed instruction on how to brief a case is provided for you. A free Quick Course Outline accompanies all Casenote Legal Briefs in these course areas: Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, Contracts, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Evidence, Property, and Torts.

Casenote Legal Briefs


Author: Casenote Legal Briefs
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735563381
Category: Law
Page: 189
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After your casebook, Casenote Legal Briefs will be your most important reference source for the entire semester. It is the most popular legal briefs series available, with over 140 titles, and is relied on by thousands of students for its expert case summaries, comprehensive analysis of concurrences and dissents, as well as of the majority opinion in the briefs. Casenotes Features: Keyed to specific casebooks by title/author Most current briefs available Redesigned for greater student accessibility Sample briefwith element descriptions called out Redesigned chapter opener provides rule of law and page number for each brief Quick Course Outline chart included with major titles Revised glossary in dictionary format

Civil Procedure

Cases and Materials
Author: Jack H. Friedenthal,Arthur Raphael Miller,John Edward Sexton,Helen Hershkoff
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314280169
Category: Law
Page: 1367
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The Eleventh Edition of this popular casebook provides a framework for studying both the essential and the cutting-edge issues of civil procedure while incorporating problems that test doctrinal understanding, foster case reading skills, and encourage a sense of litigation strategy. New Supreme Court cases have been integrated that impact personal jurisdiction (McIntyre, Goodyear), subject-matter jurisdiction (Grable, Gunn), pleading (Twombly, Iqbal), joinder (Pimentel), class actions (Dukes), and other important topics, including statutory changes such as the Jurisdiction Clarification Act. The casebook covers all of the major topics that a professor might wish to teach in a first-year course, and can easily be adapted for courses of one- or two-semesters, of different credit hours, and with varied practical or theoretical emphases. A supplement includes all updated Federal Rules, the pleadings in Twombly and Iqbal, a model case file, state materials, and other important teaching tools.

Anson's Law of Contract


Author: Jack Beatson,Jack Beatson Fba,Fba Burrows, Qc,Andrew Qc (Hon)
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198734786
Category:
Page: 864
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Popular amongst students and practitioners, Anson's Law of Contract is a well-established and well-respected classic of contract law. Written by three of the foremost experts in the field, it provides an authoritative account of the subject. Detailed, yet clear, the authors lead readers through extensive explanations and analyses of the key underlying principles of contract law. Thoroughly updated in this 30th edition to incorporate the most recent legislation and case law, including the Consumer Rights Act 2015, this definitive work is essential reading on contract law.

Acing Civil Procedure

A Checklist Approach to Solving Procedural Problems
Author: A. Benjamin Spencer
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781628100419
Category: Law
Page: 220
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Moving beyond the outline format used by most students, this book uses a checklist format to lead students through the questions they need to ask and answer to fully analyze the legal questions they are trying to resolve. It assembles the different issues, presenting a clear guide to procedural analysis that students can draw upon when writing their exams. Other study aids provide sample problems, but this book offers a systematic approach to problem solving.

Civil Procedure

Freer and Perdue
Author: Casenotes,Casenote Legal Briefs
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735584125
Category: Law
Page: 99
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After your casebook, Casenote Legal Briefs will be your most important reference source for the entire semester. It is the most popular legal briefs series available, with over 140 titles, and is relied on by thousands of students for its expert case summaries, comprehensive analysis of concurrences and dissents, as well as of the majority opinion in the briefs. Casenote Legal Briefs Features: Keyed to specific casebooks by title/author Most current briefs available Redesigned for greater student accessibility Sample brief with element descriptions called out Redesigned chapter opener provides rule of law and page number for each brief Quick Course Outline chart included with major titles Revised glossary in dictionary format

Property


Author: Jesse Dukeminier,James E. Krier,Gregory S. Alexander,Michael S. Schill,Lior Jacob Strahilevitz
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454896507
Category: Law
Page: 1200
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Jesse Dukeminier’s trademark wit, passion, and human interest perspective has made Property, now in its Ninth Edition, one of the best—and best loved—casebooks of all time. A unique blend of authority and good humor, you’ll find a rich visual design, compelling cases, and timely coverage of contemporary issues. In the Ninth Edition, the authors have created a thoughtful and thorough revision, true to the spirit of the classic Property text. Key Benefits: A new chapter on the Intellectual Property/Property relationship, that gives students a taste of patent law, copyright law, trademark law, and trade secrets law. The chapter highlights the differences and similarities among the legal treatment of real, chattel, and intellectual property. A dynamic, two-color designed casebook that encompasses cases, text, questions, problems, examples and numerous photographs and diagrams. Extended coverage of major recent Supreme Court decisions, including Murr v. Wisconsin, Horne v. Department of Agriculture, and Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States.

School Law and the Public Schools

A Practical Guide for Educational Leaders
Author: Nathan L. Essex
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0133984583
Category: Education
Page: 384
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. An essential, practical, hands-on resource for school leaders, policymakers, and other educational personnel, this practical, clear, and easy-to-understand guide looks at both the historical background and the contemporary legal issues that affect virtually every aspect of schools today. The new Sixth Edition of School Law and the Public Schools by Nathan Essex brings readers the latest information on today’s most critical issues, among them: recent rulings on religion in public schools, social media, Facebook and Twitter challenges, virtual charter schools, administrators’ authority at bus stops, legal aspects of teachers and administrators’ evaluation, teacher performance and misconduct, 504 Rehabilitation plans, the McKinney-Vento Homeless Act, violence and tragedy in U.S. schools, procedures for evaluating and responding to threats, natural disasters and school safety, proposed changes to No Child Left Behind by the White House, and the use of chaperones for field trips. Numerous application exercises and case studies give the concepts real-life meaning, and illustrative tables and figures further reinforce and amplify the ideas.

Torts

Cases and Materials
Author: Aaron D. Twerski,James A. Henderson Jr.,W. Bradley Wendel
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 145488813X
Category: Law
Page: 1000
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Torts: Cases and Materials, Fourth Edition is a casebook that engages students without avoiding the hard questions. Modeled on the venerable Prosser casebook, but intended to be modern, accessible, and yet sophisticated, this book consistently gets high marks from students for being clear, user-friendly, and not hiding-the-ball like so many other casebooks. Challenging hypotheticals and authors’ dialogues engage students while allowing instructors to probe more deeply into ambiguous or developing areas of law. The book’s manageable length makes it an ideal for a three- to four-hour introductory Torts course.

Introduction to Civil Procedure


Author: Richard D. Freer
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
ISBN: 9780735540224
Category: Law
Page: 806
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This lively, accessible student treatise breaks down the complex principles of civil procedure into small, easily-digested bites, then builds them back up into a comprehensive model for students. Extremely well written by Richard Freer, popular BAR/BRI lecturer and casebook author, whose 1L video is shown in virtually every law school in the country, INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL PROCEDURE provides much-needed assistance for students struggling with this difficult area. Both students and instructors will appreciate these important features of Freers method: covers all of the major topics in civil procedure, making the book suitable for use with any casebook each chapter opens with a Defining the Issue section that clearly explains the major concepts, provides context in commonsensical terms, and explains how the topics in the chapter differ from -- but fit in with -- other topics integrates the topics of the course and emphasizes overarching issues to help students fit the smaller pieces in the larger picture; for example, a student might understand the individual concepts of personal jurisdiction, subject matter jurisdiction, and venue, but not see that these three tie into one overarching issue: selection of a court easily spotted bulleted lists provide hypotheticals for especially difficult principles -- such as aggregation and supplemental jurisdiction -- that show students how to apply the doctrine and rules to the facts In addition, the book encourages students to have fun with the material by: discussing the Pete Rose case and the Liz Taylor-Richard Burton case relating an amusing opinion in which a judge went ballistic wondering why the Mottleys, who had been injured by a railroad, would settle their claims for free passes on the same railroad As the author says, This book is my avuncular present to students -- telling them what civil procedure is, why it matters, and, crucially, how the various doctrines fit together into a comprehensive whole. Examine a copy of INTRODUCTION TO CIVIL PROCEDURE and see for yourself how well this award-winning teacher has succeeded.

Cases and Materials on Criminal Law


Author: Joshua Dressler,Stephen Garvey
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781628102055
Category: Criminal law
Page: 1139
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This title is a part of our CasebookPlus(tm) offering as ISBN 9781634601658. Learn more at CasebookPlus.com. This popular casebook, through the selection of classic and modern cases, provides an excellent tool for teaching students the common law foundations of the criminal law and modern statutory reform, including the Model Penal Code. Along the way, the casebook considers modern controversies (e.g., "shaming" punishment, capital punishment, broadening sexual assault law, self-defense by battered women, euthanasia, the role of culture in determining culpability), and creatively uses literature (e.g., examining insanity through Edgar Allen Poe's The-Tell Tale Heart) and even "brain teasers" to confront (as the Preface states) "the Big Questions . . . that philosophers, theologians, scientists, and poets, as well as lawyers, have grappled with for centuries." The Seventh Edition, as in the past, includes new cases, as well as updates in the notes that bring current issues of criminal law to the fore. New Power Points have been added to the casebook companion website. For more information and additional teaching materials, visit the companion site.

Casenote Legal Briefs for Tort Law and Alternatives, Keyed to Franklin, Rabin, Green and Geistfeld

Tenth Edition by Franklin, Rabin, Green and Geistfeld
Author: Casenote Legal Briefs
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454886633
Category: Law
Page: 188
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After your casebook, a Casenote Legal Brief is your most important reference source for the entire semester. Expert case studies and analyses and quicknote definitions of legal terms help you prepare for class discussion. Here is why you need Casenote Legal Briefs to help you understand cases in your most difficult courses: Each Casenote includes expert case summaries, which include the black letter law, facts, majority opinion, concurrences, and dissents, as well as analysis of the case. There is a Casenote for you! With dozens of Casenote Legal Briefs, you can find the Casenote to work with your assigned casebook and give you the extra understanding of all cases Casenotes in 1L subjects include a Quick Course Outline to help you understand the relationships between course topics.

Torts, Cases and Materials


Author: Victor E. Schwartz,Kathryn Kelly,David Partlett
Publisher: Foundation Press
ISBN: 9781609304072
Category:
Page: 1389
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Through its excellence in scholarship, clarity, and ease of use, this casebook engages readers in a critical thinking about tort law. It sets forth crisply edited classic tort cases as well as cases reflecting the newest tort law trends. Its authors are a strong combination of respected scholars and those who practice in the subject. The casebook goes beyond judicial decisions and includes key tort-centered legislation and comparative perspectives where relevant. The casebook encourages the reader to understand the law's foundations and debate modern trends within various policy prescriptions. Unbiased in its approach and organized in manageable sections of information, the casebook is a superb tool for productive and stimulating classroom debate. Tort law doctrine and its rationale will come alive for students. The casebook, proven over 13 editions, assures that our students will be effectively guided to embrace the law of torts as a building block for the remainder of law school and a life in the law beyond. This new edition insures that it will maintain its place as the most widely adopted Torts casebook.

Civil Procedure

Cases, Materials, and Questions
Author: Richard D. Freer,Wendy Collins Perdue
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781611639117
Category: Civil procedure
Page: 936
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Studies in Contract Law


Author: Ian Ayres,Richard E. Speidel
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781599412559
Category: Law
Page: 1204
View: 8213
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Designed to meet the requirements of 4- and 3-credit hour courses, the Seventh Edition provides an overview of contract law, featuring updated information on Uniform Commercial Code revisions and current trends in contracts scholarship. It includes discussions on the importance of promise and theories of promissory liability; contract remedies; and dispute settlement by private adjudication, including arbitration. In addition to a revised Teacher's Manual, the authors have also produced a CD-ROM Manual that includes the printed Teacher's Manual. It also features electronic briefs of each case together with suggested Socratic dialogue. These materials can be edited and printed for class use. It includes a sample syllabus; annotated table of contents with pedagogical purpose of each case in the book; and electronic copies of every case omitted from Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Editions (just in case we omitted your favorite case) that can be easily copied and distributed (permission granted

Federal Civil Procedure Logic Maps

A Collection of Logic Maps Designed to Assist in the Understanding of Federal Civil Procedure
Author: William M. Janssen
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314285119
Category: Law
Page: 328
View: 8168
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This full-color book of Federal Civil Procedure logic maps, which supports any classroom text, is designed to provide visual aids including graphic and color cues to aid in the understanding and application of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Visual references show the interplay among rules and subparts of rules. In some cases, applicable case law is also referenced. The book also contains the complete, and updated, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure as an appendix. The visual format provides a comprehensive overview, allowing students to review the subject quickly prior to final exams.

Studies in Contract Law


Author: Ian Ayres,Gregory Klass
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781609301170
Category: Law
Page: 1130
View: 8388
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The new edition includes many new features including a new introductory chapter which provides an overview of the course in the first two weeks, as well as modern movements in contracts jurisprudence. This edition covers new cases dealing with contract issues growing out of the current foreclosure crisis as well as new cases from the Supreme Court's recent arbitration jurisprudence. The authors added new coverage of unilateral change of terms provisions in consumer contracts and new materials covering the Constitution's contract clause in relation to current state pension crisis. The materials have been reorganized and streamlined. Some cases have been moved around in the book so as to provide a more logical structure that students will find more accessible.