Legal Terminology

2014 Update
Author: Gordon Brown,Kent Kauffman
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0133767027
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 464
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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. More than a legal dictionary, Legal Terminology, 6e: 2014 Update is designed to develop students understanding of legal terms by emphasizing the how they are used in context. Featuring over 1500 legal terms with phonetic pronunciations, this book uses a text/workbook style to present narrative, definitions, study aids, and application activities all geared toward making the study of legal terms more meaningful.

Construction Law Update 2015


Author: Neal J. Sweeney
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454857196
Category:
Page: 574
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For the past twenty one years, legal and business professionals in the construction law industry have eagerly anticipated the annual release of this best-selling guide. The Construction Law Update chronicles and communicates changes in the construction law industry. Comprised of 14 informative chapters -- each written by an expert or experts in the field -- the 2015 Edition offers these contributing authors' timely, practical analysis on many current issues in the construction law industry. Construction Law Update brings you up-to-date with new developments impacting six major geographical regions of the United States: Southeast, Northeast, Southwest, West, Northwest, and Midwest. For these regions, you'll discover what's happening in vital areas like: New legislation affecting payment obligations Bidding rights and obligations Contractual rights and obligations Bonds and liens Insurance and sureties Building Code issues Arbitration And more!

Law and Legal System of the Russian Federation - Sixth Edition


Author: Peter B. Maggs,Olga Schwartz,William Burnham
Publisher: Juris Publishing, Inc.
ISBN: 1578234433
Category: Courts
Page: 956
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This book is a detailed treatment of the Russian legal system written especially for English-speaking law students and lawyers. While it is designed primarily as a casebook, extended discussions of the law, numerous citations to original Russian sources, and detailed suggestions for finding these sources on the Internet also make it useful as a reference for scholars specializing in Russian studies and for lawyers who know Russian but not Russian law. The authors have decades of experience following the Russian legal system, with one concentrating on human rights, court procedure, and criminal law and procedure, the other on civil, commercial, and tax law. Chapters cover key aspects of the Russian legal system, including sources of law, the judicial system, the legal profession, constitutional law, individual rights, civil and commercial law, civil procedure, private international law, foreign investment law, criminal procedure, administrative law, and tax law. The book covers major changes in Russian law since the previous edition was published, including more reliance on judicial precedent, increasing the independence of criminal investigators from prosecutors, dealing with abuse of the legal system by corrupt officials to steal businesses from their rightful owners, and closing loopholes in the tax system. The new edition also chronicles the continuing struggle of the European Court of Human Rights and activist Russian lawyers to push Russian law toward international standards.

Law for Business and Personal Use, Copyright Update, 19E


Author: John E. Adamson,Amanda Morrison
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305887476
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 50
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Explore the foundations of business law as well as the application of legal concepts to everyday life. LAW FOR BUSINESS AND PERSONAL USE, COPYRIGHT UPDATE, combines strong content and interactive technology with consistent, proven instruction to maintain student interest and support active learning. Coverage includes a new bonus chapter on E-Commerce and Cyberlaw. This edition also covers contracts, criminal law, environmental law, family law, and consumer protection. With more than 1,000 cases, LAW FOR BUSINESS AND PERSONAL USE, COPYRIGHT UPDATE, offers plenty of opportunities for case analysis and research. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Law of Higher Education, 2 Volume Set


Author: William A. Kaplin,Barbara A. Lee,Neal H. Hutchens,Jacob H. Rooksby
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111955117X
Category: Education
Page: 2336
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Your must-have resource on the law of higher education Written by recognized experts in the field, the latest edition of The Law of Higher Education offers college administrators, legal counsel, and researchers with the most up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of the legal implications of administrative decision making. In the increasingly litigious environment of higher education, William A. Kaplin and Barbara A. Lee’s clear, cogent, and contextualized legal guide proves more and more indispensable every year. Two new authors, Neal H. Hutchens and Jacob H Rooksby, have joined the Kaplin and Lee team to provide additional coverage of important developments in higher education law. From hate speech to student suicide, from intellectual property developments to issues involving FERPA, this comprehensive resource helps ensure you’re ready for anything that may come your way. Includes new material since publication of the previous edition Covers Title IX developments and intellectual property Explores new protections for gay and transgender students and employees Delves into free speech rights of faculty and students in public universities Expands the discussion of faculty academic freedom, student academic freedom, and institutional academic freedom If this book isn’t on your shelf, it needs to be.

The Law of Higher Education, A Comprehensive Guide to Legal Implications of Administrative Decision Making


Author: William A. Kaplin,Barbara A. Lee,Neal H. Hutchens,Jacob H. Rooksby
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119271886
Category: Education
Page: 1120
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Unlocking the English Legal System


Author: Rebecca Huxley-Binns,Jacqueline Martin
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 144417424X
Category: Law
Page: 392
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Knowledge of the English legal system is the cornerstone to every law degree in England and Wales. UNLOCKING THE ENGLISH LEGAL SYSTEM will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease, providing you with an essential foundation to your learning. This fourth edition is fully up to date with changes to the law and all the latest developments, including: the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012 changes to sentencing All recent cases Interactive resources supporting this book are available online at www.unlockingthelaw.co.uk. These include: A video introduction Multiple choice questions Key questions and answers Revision mp3s The UNLOCKING THE LAW series is designed specifically to make the law accessible. Features include: aims and objectives at the start of each chapter key facts charts to consolidate your knowledge diagrams to aid learning summaries to help check your understanding of each chapter problem questions with guidance on answering a glossary of legal terminology The series covers all the core subjects required by the Bar Council and the Law Society for entry onto professional qualifications, as well as popular option units. The website www.unlockingthelaw.co.uk provides supporting resources such as multiple choice questions, key questions and answers and updates to the law.

Using the Law in Social Work


Author: Robert Johns
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 1473907152
Category: Social Science
Page: 232
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This book will help social work students gain a secure foothold in understanding aspects of law as applied to social work practice. It is not a law manual or full of complicated legal jargon remote from the everyday realities of practice, but rather brings the reader closer to safe, legally-appropriate social work. It not only covers recent changes to legislation such as The Children and Families Act 2014 and The Care Act 2014, but also other key areas of legislation and policy including human rights , youth justice, child protection and mental capacity. There are updates to case law and codes of practice and numerous case studies and reflective activities to help underpin knowledge and learning. Affordable, practical and tells you exactly what you need in order to pass assignments and prepare for practice. Key Updates include new information on: · The Children and Families Act 2014 · The Care Act 2014 · Working Together to Safeguard Children (2012) · Mental Capacity Act 2005 This book is in the Transforming Social Work Practice series. All books in the series are affordable, mapped to the Social Work Curriculum, practical with clear links between theory & practice and written to the Professional Capabilities Framework.

Die Unsterblichkeit der Henrietta Lacks

Die Geschichte der HeLa-Zellen
Author: Rebecca Skloot
Publisher: Irisiana
ISBN: 3641051754
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 512
View: 9338
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Dieses Buch betrifft uns alle Sie waren notwendig, um Fortschritte gegen Krebs und AIDS zu erzielen. Klonen und Genforschung wäre ohne sie nicht möglich gewesen. Kurz: Die größten Erfolge der Medizin der letzten Jahrzehnte basieren auf der Entdeckung der HeLa-Zellen. Hinter dem Kürzel verbirgt sich eine Frau namens Henrietta Lacks. Die Afroamerikanerin aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen starb 1951 jung an Gebärmutterhalskrebs. Zuvor wurden ihr ohne ihr Wissen Zellproben entnommen, die sich überraschenderweise vermehrten. Damit war der entscheidende Durchbruch in der Zellkulturforschung geschafft. Die prämierte Wissenschaftsjournalistin Rebecca Skloot stellt in ihrem brillant verfassten Buch wichtige Jahrzehnte der Medizingeschichte vor und wirft dabei immer wieder ethische Fragen auf. Sie erzählt die tragische Familiengeschichte der Lacks’, die von Rassismus und mangelnden Bildungschancen geprägt ist. Ihr Buch ist eine gekonnte Mischung aus Biografie, Medizingeschichte, Debattenbuch und beachtlichem Enthüllungsjournalismus.

Bowker's Law Books and Serials in Print


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Law
Page: N.A
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The Law of Public Communication

2017 Update
Author: Kent R. Middleton,William E. Lee,Daxton Stewart
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315455048
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Page: 626
View: 3681
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The Law of Public Communication provides an overview of media law that includes the most current legal developments today. It explains the laws affecting the daily work of writers, broadcasters, advertisers, cable operators, Internet service providers, public relations practitioners, photographers, bloggers, and other public communicators. Authors Kent R. Middleton, William E. Lee, and Daxton R. Stewart take students through the basic legal principles and methods of analysis that allow students to study and keep abreast of the rapidly changing field of public communication. By providing statutes and cases in a cohesive manner that is understandable, even to students studying law for the first time, the authors ensure that students will acquire a firm grasp of the legal issues affecting the media. This 2017 Update brings the Ninth Edition up to date with the most recent cases and examples affecting media professionals and public communicators.

Unlocking Medical Law and Ethics


Author: Claudia Carr
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1444179659
Category: Law
Page: 408
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For those approaching medical law and ethics for the first time, Unlocking Medical Law and Ethics ensures that the student grasps the main concepts with ease, providing an indispensable foundation in the subject.

Überflieger

Warum manche Menschen erfolgreich sind - und andere nicht
Author: Malcolm Gladwell
Publisher: Campus Verlag
ISBN: 3593405016
Category: Political Science
Page: 272
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Malcolm Gladwell, Bestsellerautor und Star des amerikanischen Buchmarkts, hat die wahren Ursachen des Erfolgs untersucht und darüber ein lehrreiches, faszinierendes Buch geschrieben. Es steckt voller Geschichten und Beispiele, die zeigen, dass auch außergewöhnlicher Erfolg selten etwas mit individuellen Eigenschaften zu tun hat, sondern mit Gegebenheiten, die es dem einen leicht und dem anderen unmöglich machen, erfolgreich zu sein. Die Frage ist nicht, wie jemand ist, sondern woher er kommt: Welche Bedingungen haben diesen Menschen hervorgebracht? Auf seiner anregenden intellektuellen Erkundung der Welt der Überflieger erklärt Gladwell unter anderem das Geheimnis der Softwaremilliardäre, wie man ein herausragender Fußballer wird, warum Asiaten so gut in Mathe sind und was die Beatles zur größten Band aller Zeiten machte.

The Older Adult Psychotherapy Treatment Planner, with DSM-5 Updates, 2nd Edition


Author: Deborah W. Frazer,Gregory A. Hinrichsen,Arthur E. Jongsma, Jr.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119063876
Category: Psychology
Page: 288
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This timesaving resource features: Treatment plan components for 30 behaviorally based presentingproblems Over 1,000 prewritten treatment goals, objectives, andinterventions—plus space to record your own treatment planoptions A step-by-step guide to writing treatment plans that meet therequirements of most accrediting bodies, insurance companies, andthird-party payors Includes new Evidence-Based Practice Interventions asrequired by many public funding sources and private insurers PracticePlanners® THE BESTSELLINGTREATMENT PLANNING SYSTEM FOR MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS The Older Adult Psychotherapy Treatment Planner, SecondEdition provides all the elements necessary to quickly andeasily develop formal treatment plans that satisfy the demands ofHMOs, managed care companies, third-party payors, and state andfederal agencies New edition features empirically supported, evidence-basedtreatment interventions Organized around 30 behaviorally based presenting problemsincluding depression, unresolved grief, life role transition, andsubstance abuse Over 1,000 prewritten treatment goals, objectives, andinterventions—plus space to record your own treatment planoptions Easy-to-use reference format helps locate treatment plancomponents by behavioral problem Includes a sample treatment plan that conforms to therequirements of most third-party payors and accrediting agenciesincluding CARF, The Joint Commission (TJC), COA, and the NCQA Additional resources in thePracticePlanners® series: Documentation Sourcebooks provide the forms and records thatmental health??professionals need to??efficiently run theirpractice. Homework Planners feature behaviorally based, ready-to-useassignments to speed treatment and keep clients engaged betweensessions. For more information on ourPracticePlanners®, including our full lineof Treatment Planners, visit us on the Web at:www.wiley.com/practiceplanners

American Law and Legal Systems


Author: James V. Calvi,Susan Coleman
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 131722552X
Category: Political Science
Page: 416
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American Law and Legal Systems examines the philosophy of law within a political, social, and economic framework with great clarity and insight. Readers are introduced to operative legal concepts, everyday law practices, substantive procedures, and the intricacies of the American legal system. Eliminating confusing legalese, the authors skillfully explain the basics, from how a lawsuit is filed through the final appeal. This new edition provides essential updates to forensic and scientific evidence, contract law, and family law, and includes new text boxes and tables to help students understand, remember, and apply central concepts. New to the 8th Edition Updates the coverage of environmental law, especially in relation to climate change. Updates the coverage of family law, especially in relation to gay marriage. Includes new coverage of challenges to the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance, and cybersecurity. Covers the effects of social media on judicial proceedings. Includes 16 new cases, including Obergefell v. Hodges. Adds new text boxes on intriguing subjects throughout. Accompanied by an author-written Instructor’s Manual that includes Learning Objectives, Chapter Summaries, Chapter Outlines, Key Terms and Concepts, as well as Test Questions for each chapter.

Contract Law

Text, Cases, and Materials
Author: Ewan McKendrick
Publisher: Oxford University Press (UK)
ISBN: 0198701985
Category: Law
Page: 1048
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The sixth edition of Ewan McKendrick's Contract Law: Text, Cases, and Materials provides a complete guide to the subject in a single volume, containing everything needed for the study of contract law at undergraduate level. The book comprises a unique balance of 40% text to 60% cases and materials, combining the best features of a textbook with those of a traditional casebook. The author's clear explanations and analysis of the law provide invaluable support to students, while the extracts from cases and materials promote the development of essential case reading skills and allow for a more detailed appreciation of the practical workings of the law. Online Resource Centre The book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which includes: * Extra material with in-depth coverage of topics such as illegality and incapacity * Updates on recent developments in the law * Annotated web links to key sources of information on contract law * Lecturer access to a test bankof multiple choice questions and answers

Unlocking EU Law


Author: Tony Storey,Chris Turner
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1444174207
Category: Law
Page: 528
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European Law is a core element of all law degrees in England and Wales. Unlocking EU Law will ensure you grasp the main concepts with ease, providing you with an essential foundation for further study or practice. This new fourth edition is fully up-to-date with the latest developments and includes: The European Union Act 2011 Detailed coverage of the Lisbon Treaty All major new cases This book is essential reading for students studying EU Law on undergraduate courses in the UK. The UNLOCKING THE LAW series is designed specifically to make the law accessible. Features include: aims and objectives at the start of each chapter key facts charts to consolidate your knowledge diagrams to aid learning summaries to help check your understanding of each chapter problem questions with guidance on answering a glossary of legal terminology The series covers all the core subjects required by the Bar Council and the Law Society for entry onto professional qualifications, as well as popular option units. The website www.unlockingthelaw.co.uk provides supporting resources such as multiple choice questions, key questions and answers and updates to the law.

Unlocking Constitutional and Administrative Law


Author: Mark Ryan,Steve Foster
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1444179624
Category: Law
Page: 606
View: 1143
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Constitutional and administrative law (Public law) is an essential element of all law degrees. UNLOCKING CONSTITUTIONAL & ADMINISTRATIVE LAW will ensure that you grasp the main concepts with ease, providing you with an indispensable foundation in the subject. This revised third edition is fully up-to-date with the latest key changes in the law. The UNLOCKING THE LAW series is designed specifically to make the law accessible. Each chapter contains: aims and objectives, activities such as self-test questions, key facts charts to consolidate your knowledge diagrams to aid memory and understanding prominently displayed cases and judgments chapter summaries a glossary of legal terminology essay questions with answer plans. The series covers all the core subjects required by the Bar Council and the Law Society for entry onto professional qualifications as well as popular option units. The website www.unlockingthelaw.co.uk provides free resources such as multiple choice questions and updates to the law.

Vom Sakrament zum Vertrag

Ehe, Religion und Recht in der abendländischen Tradition
Author: John Witte
Publisher: Evangelische Verlagsanstalt
ISBN: 9783374026999
Category:
Page: 322
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Was ist die Ehe - Ruckgrat einer stabilen Gesellschaftsordnung oder Kernmodell patriarchalischer Herrschaftsstruktur? Die Vielfalt von Meinungen daruber ist verwirrend. John Witte untersucht das komplexe Zusammenspiel von Recht, Theologie und dem Konzept der Ehe im Abendland. Er verfolgt die christlichen Normen und die abendlandischen rechtlichen Prinzipien zur Ehe und zum Familienleben besonders in den letzten 500 Jahren. Dabei stellt der Autor den besonderen Beitrag eines jeden Modells - des sakramentalen-katholischen, des lutherischen, calvinistischen, anglikanischen und des aufklarerischen Ehekonzepts - zur Ehetradition des Abendlandes jenseits moralischer Kategorisierungen heraus.

Limits of the Negative Dimension of Article 12 of the European Convention on Human Rights


Author: Stefan Kirchner
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
ISBN: 3668049475
Category: Law
Page: 11
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Scientific Essay from the year 2015 in the subject Law - European and International Law, Intellectual Properties, , language: English, abstract: The European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) covers 47 states with very different legal cultures and political histories. Written from the perspective of the situation in Malta, this short essay looks at the question of the limits to the negative dimension of Article 12 ECHR. This can lead to surprising results, which become less surprising if the historical background of the drafting of the ECHR is taken into account. The text also shows a way to avoid some of the consequences of the narrow approach employed by the drafters - without abandoning the fundamental ideas behind the Convention.