Civil Procedure Stories


Author: Kevin M. Clermont
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781587787232
Category: Law
Page: 534
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This study aid provides a deeper understanding of the great civil procedure cases. Fourteen professors each wrote a short chapter on one of the cases, retelling the cases in their own voice and by their own method. Each chapter has separate sections containing the social and legal background of the case, factual background, lower court proceedings, final appellate disposition, issues, decisions, reasons, separate opinions, factual postscript to the case, why the case is famous and when it became so, and why it is still a leading case.

Aspen Student Treatise for Civil Procedure


Author: Richard D. Freer
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454873795
Category: Law
Page: 896
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Popular casebook author Freer makes the complex principles of civil procedure accessible and fun for students in this student treatise. Using humor, real-world examples and light-hearted scholarship, he breaks down the doctrines of civil procedure into easy-to-understand components, and then brings them together to show how they form a comprehensive body of law. The Third Edition has been updated to include discussion of key new Supreme Court and lower court decisions that are reshaping civil procedure law. It also includes revisions to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and provides commentary on e-discovery, including the problem of waiver of privilege for inadvertent production. Hallmark features: Comprehensive coverage of all topics in civil procedure. Suitable for use with any civil procedure coursebook. User-friendly chapter introductions explain and contextualize key concepts. Integrates discrete topics and doctrines into a comprehensive whole timulating hypotheticals for especially difficult principles, highlighted in bulleted lists. Shows students how to apply doctrine and rules to facts. Light-hearted presentation, using amusing, real-world examples to illustrate principles.

Civil Procedure

Cases and Problems
Author: Barbara Allen Babcock,Toni M. Massaro,Norman W. Spaulding
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454838124
Category: Law
Page: 1368
View: 7062
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Contemporary due process cases lead off Civil Procedure: Cases and Problems , creating a conceptual framework for understanding jurisdiction and procedural rules. Coverage of the social and economic issues underlying procedural reform focuses on women, minorities, and the financial constraints on access to the adversary system. The book's constitutional context sets the groundwork for advanced courses on Procedure and Federal Courts. Lightly edited classic cases promote analysis and preserve the language and subtlety of procedural jurisprudence. Major Supreme Court precedents are followed and complemented by up-to-date lower court decisions. Hypothetical problems open each chapter and may be used in a variety of ways, including as class simulations or practice exams in review sessions. Concise and focused notes echo the Socratic method and prompt deep consideration of important themes. The completely updated Fifth Edition provides detailed coverage of the Supreme Court's transformation of pleading practice in Bell Atlantic and Iqbal, with analysis of its effect on lower courts and summaries of scholarly criticism. New rulings by the Supreme Court included cover personal jurisdiction, diversity jurisdiction, Erie doctrine, class actions, and arbitration. The Fifth Edition also provides extended coverage of new developments in scholarship: e-discovery, complex litigation, and alternative dispute resolution. References to important empirical studies on class actions, the new pleading standard, and access to counsel refresh the text. Features: contemporary due process cases lead off create a conceptual framework for understanding jurisdiction highlight competing values that shape other procedural rules shows social and economic context underlying procedural reform focuses on women and minorities shows general financial constraints on access to the adversary system offers constitutional context sets the groundwork for advanced courses on Procedure and Federal Courts classic cases lightly edited promote case analysis preserve the language and subtlety of procedural jurisprudence major Supreme Court precedents presented plausibility pleading class actions personal jurisdiction arbitration complemented by up to date lower court decisions hypothetical problems open each chapter use as class simulations in class rehearse as practice exams in review concise and focused notes echo the Socratic method Thoroughly updated, the revised Fifth Edition presents: detailed coverage of the Supreme Court's transformation of pleading practice in Bell Atlantic and Iqbal, including analysis of the effects on lower courts and summaries of scholarly criticism coverage of other newSupreme Court's decisions personal jurisdiction diversity jurisdiction Erie doctrine class actions arbitration new developments in scholarship e-discovery complex litigation alternative dispute resolution new material important empirical studies on class actions the new pleading standard access to counsel

Civil Procedure


Author: Stephen C. Yeazell,Joanna C. Schwartz
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 1454897880
Category: Law
Page: 944
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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. In Civil Procedure, Tenth Edition, the authors employ a pedagogical style that offers flexible organization at a manageable length. The book gives students a working knowledge of the procedural system and introduces the techniques of statutory analysis. The cases selected are factually interesting and do not involve substantive matters beyond the experience of first-year students. The problems following the cases present real-life issues. Finally, the book incorporates a number of dissenting opinions to dispel the notion that most procedural disputes present clear-cut issues. New to the Tenth Edition: Revised coverage of discovery, including the 2015 amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and digital discovery Revised and updated coverage of arbitration, including class waivers Contemporary cases and examples added throughout Professors and students will benefit from: Teachable, well-structured text featuring clear organization, concisely edited cases chosen to be readily accessible to first-year students, textual notes introducing each section that highlight connections between material, and practical problems A manageable length which allows the class to get through this complex course material in limited hours Flexible organization, adaptable to a variety of teaching approaches A clear, straightforward writing style, making the material accessible to students without oversimplifying An effective overview of the procedural system, which provides students with a working knowledge of the system and of techniques for statutory analysis Assessment questions and answers at the end of each chapter, to help students test their comprehension of the material 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.

Law Stories


Author: Gary Bellow,Martha Minow
Publisher: University of Michigan Press
ISBN: 9780472085194
Category: Law
Page: 248
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Accounts of law problems and the way they were handled, written by the responsible lawyers

Essays, Sketches and Stories

Selected from the Writings of George Bryant Woods. With a Biographical Memoir
Author: George Bryant Woods
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: 399
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Civil Procedure


Author: Gerlis,Paula Loughlin
Publisher: Cavendish Publishing
ISBN: 1843142139
Category: Law
Page: 616
View: 2354
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This textbook provides a comprehensive account of the most important new Civil Procedure Rules, Practice Directions and Pre-action Protocols, which make up our newly reformed civil procedure system. The substance of the rules are considered in detail and their effect explained to make it clear how they operate in practice. Case law is examined to demonstrate how the court applies the rules in practice. The Woolf Reforms are used to explain the rationale of the new system.; The book provides not only a clear guide to the meaning of the new rules but also a vital insight into the new culture, typified by case management, proportionality and the overriding objective, which has fundamentally reformed the principles on which our civil procedure system is based. A critique is given of the merits of the reforms and the likelihood that they will achieve their objectives.

David Copperfield. Christmas stories. Tale of two cities. Uncommercial traveller


Author: Charles Dickens
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category:
Page: N.A
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Stories of the city of London, retold for youthful readers


Author: Camilla Crosland
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: London (England)
Page: 80
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Freedom Fighter and Other Stories


Author: Winston McCalla
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1481700286
Category: Fiction
Page: 110
View: 9059
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“Freedom Fighter” This short story is a fictional depiction of how young freedom fighters in Malawi exalted Hastings Banda, an older and more experienced man, almost into a messianic position in order to gain the people’s support. The story shows how Banda (the character Khumbo Bomani in the story) began to believe in his own legend and to exercise absolute power, despotically curtailing the very freedoms the independence movement had fought to establish. “Meeting at Mount Mlanje” David Mitchell is the Attorney General in Nyasaland. Urbane and sophisticated, yet full of sensibilities and ideas, he appeals strongly to District Commissioner Kevin O’Brien’s wife Mary, and he wants to appeal to her. He convinces the idealistic Mary that the British presence in Nyasaland is benign and that any perceived superiority to the natives is a mere pose on the part of the British. “The Collector” Anil Patel is a “modern” man, Trinidadian by birth and Indian by heritage. He and his wife Dhara agree to have a “modern” marriage in that they only want one child and they both want the freedom to pursue their careers. “The General” Born of Chinese parents in Jamaica, young David Lee is sent to China to connect with his village and his Chinese heritage. However, while he is there he is swept up into the war between Chiang Kaishek’s Kuomintang and the Red Army. The ideals of Communism appeal to him, and he joins up with Mao on the Long March. “Waiting for the End” John Evans from St. Kitts-Nevis finds navigating white society difficult. He travels in sophisticated circles because of his Ph.D., but he knows that there are still many barriers in black-white relations, the foremost being sexual. He is careful and circumspect.

Lawtalk

The Unknown Stories Behind Familiar Legal Expressions
Author: James E. Clapp,Elizabeth G. Thornburg,Marc Galanter,Fred R. Shapiro
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 030017246X
Category: Law
Page: 368
View: 5733
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Law-related words and phrases abound in our everyday language, often without our being aware of their origins or their particular legal significance: boilerplate, jailbait, pound of flesh, rainmaker, the third degree. This insightful and entertaining book reveals the unknown stories behind familiar legal expressions that come from sources as diverse as Shakespeare, vaudeville, and Dr. Seuss. Separate entries for each expression follow no prescribed formula but instead focus on the most interesting, enlightening, and surprising aspects of the words and their evolution. Popular myths and misunderstandings are explored and exploded, and the entries are augmented with historical images and humorous sidebars. Lively and unexpected, Lawtalk will draw a diverse array of readers with its abundance of linguistic, legal, historical, and cultural information. Those readers should be forewarned: upon finishing one entry, there is an irresistible temptation to turn to another, and yet another.

Calypso


Author: David Sedaris
Publisher: Karl Blessing Verlag
ISBN: 3641234050
Category: Fiction
Page: 272
View: 6785
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#1-Bestseller der New York Times Den betörend geheimnisvollen Namen Calypso teilen sich unter anderem eine griechische Meeresnymphe, ein afrikanisch-karibischer Tanzrhythmus und ein Saturnmond. Fragt man David Sedaris, ist Calypso ein besonders bescheuerter Name für eine Katze. Aber auch ein betörend geheimnisvoller Titel für die lang erwartete neue Geschichtensammlung eines der erfolgreichsten Humoristen unserer Zeit, der es wie kein anderer versteht, zarte Schönheit im Hässlichen zu entdecken und die banale Komik des schönen Scheins zu entlarven. Die autobiografischen Geschichten in Calypso kreisen um das solare Zentrum der Familie. In den Ferien und an Feiertagen kommt der Sedaris-Clan zusammen, im elterlichen Strandhaus, später in David Sedaris' eigener Zuflucht mit Meerblick, und flickt am generationsübergreifenden Quilt aus gescheiterten Beziehungen, tragischen Toden, späten Einsichten - und hartnäckiger Liebe zu den Freunden, die man sich nicht aussuchen kann.

Introduction to Civil Procedure


Author: Richard D. Freer
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
ISBN: 9780735540224
Category: Law
Page: 806
View: 9437
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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 Under the New York Code of Civil Procedure


Author: Edwin Douglas Webb
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Civil procedure
Page: N.A
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Detective Stories of To-day


Author: Raymond Postgate
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Detective and mystery stories
Page: 539
View: 6650
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Real Law Stories

Inside the American Judicial Process
Author: Richard A. Brisbin,John C. Kilwein
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199733590
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 293
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An ideal supplement to texts on judicial processes, Real Law Stories: Inside the American Judicial Process is the only undergraduate text dedicated to the presentation of "real-world" interviews with lawyers, judges, and police officers. Each law professional describes his or her job across a range of legal activities and offers insights into the legal process in the United States. Rather than focusing on exceptional or famous cases, authors Richard A. Brisbin Jr., and John C. Kilwein examine the routine, day-to-day functions of lawyers, courts, and the law in personal injury, divorce, employment relations, real estate, and commercial practice; criminal justice; and the appellate process. This "real-world" approach helps students to grasp how law operates in the everyday world while encouraging them to look beyond the mass media's negative portrayals of lawyers, police, and litigants. In order to teach students how to conduct interviews, the authors provide succinct explanations of the judicial process, define legal terms, and provide references for further study.

Leadership Challenge


Author: James M. Kouzes,Barry Z. Posner
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9783527503742
Category: Executive ability
Page: 382
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Through research, interviews and the experience of hundreds of managers, Kouzes and Posner show how leadership can be learned and mastered by all. Readable, interesting, and up-to-date. Highly recommended.--Library Journal.

Just stories

how the law embodies racism and bias
Author: Thomas Ross
Publisher: Beacon Pr
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
Page: 161
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In a critique of America's legal system, a law professor explains how prejudice and stereotypes have caused a subjective (rather than objective) interpretation of the law, as well as how and why we must alter our justice system in order to eliminate existing inequities.

True Stories of Crime from the District Attorney's Office


Author: Arthur Cheney Train
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Crime
Page: 404
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The Big Book of West Virginia Ghost Stories


Author: Rosemary Ellen Guiley
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811758591
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit
Page: 288
View: 4045
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More than 100 of the best, most thrilling accounts of hauntings from the Mountain State from one of the nation's leading experts.