A Simulated Casefile for Learning Civil Procedure

Author: David B. Oppenheimer,Molly Leiwant,Rebecca Schonberg,Sam Wheeler

Publisher: Foundation Press

ISBN: 9781609304317

Category: Law

Page: 282

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Contextualizing Civil Procedure It's the Civil Procedure Professors' classic lament - litigators who are former students are always telling us that NOW they see why civil procedure is so important, and that NOW they understand it. Our challenge is to make the course accessible to our students while they are enrolled, not just after they start practicing. The Patt v. Donner case file is intended to do just that - to help civil procedure students put the course in context as they study, by requiring them to follow, and help draft the pleadings, as a simulated case unfolds from the first day of the semester to the last. On day 1 students watch a ten-minute You Tube(tm) video of an initial client interview. Paula Patt, a newly arrived graduate student at UC Berkeley has been denied an apartment; she suspects it's because she's a single mother. Over the course of the semester students participate in drafting her complaint and seeking a TRO; switch sides to help complete motions to dismiss for failure to state a claim, lack of personal jurisdiction, and lack of subject matter jurisdiction; switch back to amend the complaint and move for discovery sanctions; and conclude the term with jury voir dire and a settlement negotiation. Each pleading exercise provides the student with a largely completed pleading; all they need to do is draft a few key paragraphs. The exercises can be completed as homework or in class, as solo assignments or in teams, and with feedback from the instructor, teaching assistants, or through peer review. The instructors' edition contains teaching notes and a completed example of each pleading exercise. For more information and additional teaching materials, visit the companion site.
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Author: MICHAEL KENT. CURTIS,J. Wilson Parker,William G. Ross,Davison M. Douglas,Paul Finkelman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781531008437

Category:

Page: 1606

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The new one-volume edition of Constitutional Law in Context (down from two volumes) continues to provide historical materials, as well as essays and a timeline that together highlight the organic development of constitutional law. These essays, and additional diagrams, help students understand doctrine and cases. This was among the first constitutional law books to take a historical and contextual approach; that focus remains, complemented by current developments.
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The Roles of Advocate and Neutral

Author: Dwight Golann,Jay Folberg

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454876026

Category: Law

Page: 432

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With an emphasis on the practical, Mediation: The Roles of Advocate and Neutral, Third Edition, integrates theory with skills and strategies, ethics, and multiple practice applications to teach students about mediation and how to represent clients effectively in the process. This next-generation casebook includes all of the mediation material in Resolving Disputes as well as selected materials from the negotiation and hybrid sections. It expands the mediation coverage in the survey casebook, focusing on psychological barriers, techniques of conducting legal mediation, and how to use mediation as a litigator. Lastly, the third edition of Mediation adds coverage not available in the survey book, including exploration of cognitive obstacles, subtle emotional issues, methods of facilitating positional bargaining and disagreements over legal issues, and policy issues affecting mediation. Features: Expanded discussion of how cognitive barriers and emotions such as grief and loss can impact settlement. Examples showing how lawyers sometimes act as informal mediators. A chapter that place caucus, no-caucus, all-caucus and transformative models of mediation side by side, allowing teachers to compare and contrast processes. The purchase of this Kindle edition does not entitle you to receive 1-year FREE digital access to the corresponding Examples & Explanations in your course area. In order to receive access to the hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations found in the Examples & Explanations, you will need to purchase a new print casebook.
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Author: Jeffrey Stempel,Michael Kaufman

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781683288626

Category:

Page: 883

View: 2025

Learning Civil Procedure provides a broad, student-centered, user-friendly approach to civil procedure that is both clear and sophisticated. Students build mastery of the material through the presentation of examples and analyses. Students then move on to involved problems similar to what they will encounter on final examinations, bar examinations, and as lawyers. The book makes great use of problems to facilitate dialogue in class and correspondingly uses many fewer case excerpts than does the typical casebook. Students will emerge as competent and culturally literate lawyers because the book also includes the core "canon" of civil procedure opinions as well as sufficient historical background. Learning Civil Procedure is a book designed by authors who both teach and litigate, making it the perfect tool for ensuring that students are ready for the classroom, the bar exam, and real-world litigation practice.
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Author: Stephen M. McJohn,Lorie Graham

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781634252539

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 382

View: 2660

This absorbing textbook for non-lawyers is a "friendly introduction" and survey of intellectual property law and its applications. It covers the law, of course, but is equally about authors, artists, inventors, and entrepreneurs - and how intellectual property law affects them. Giving the lay of the land by examining the fundamental pillars of copyrights, patents, and trademarks, along with more far-reaching topics, it uses entertaining examples and provocative questions to explain the precepts and encourage exploration.
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Author: Harry Shulman,James,Joseph Warren Bishop,Oscar S. Gray,Ralph S. Brown

Publisher: Foundation Press

ISBN: 9780882774237

Category: Law

Page: N.A

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The Myth of a Color-Blind Society

Author: Michael K. Brown

Publisher: Univ of California Press

ISBN: 0520237064

Category: Social Science

Page: 338

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The myth of a color-blind society is deconstructed in this powerful new look at race in America that consults sociologists, economists, criminologists, political scientists, and legal scholars in the search for answers to why so many white Americans think racism is no longer a problem. (Social Science)
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A Contemporary Approach

Author: Russell Pearce,Renee Knake,Sung Kim,Bruce Green,Peter Joy,Ellen Murphy,Laurel Terry

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781634600163

Category:

Page: N.A

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In Print and Online, Professional Responsibility: A Contemporary Approach offers a comprehensive, challenging, and engaging treatment of the law and ethics of lawyers' work, including professionalism, in a modern and accessible format. Faculty have the option of using the casebook as an innovative paper text or as the foundation for a computer interactive pedagogy that features thought-provoking online components, including internet links and multiple choice assessment problems on CasebookPlus™ to satisfy ABA formative assessment requirements. Each chapter features learning outcomes, and most chapters include audio-links to mini-lectures by the authors to explain difficult concepts.
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Cases and Doctrine

Author: Randy E. Barnett,Nathan B. Oman

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454885645

Category: Law

Page: 1248

View: 7368

Contracts: Cases and Doctrine, Sixth Edition, features a mix of lightly-edited classic and contemporary cases that stresses current contract doctrine along with the essential lawyering skill of case analysis—how to sift through the facts of the case to discern the prevailing rules and theory. Randy Barnett and Nate Oman’s innovative text introduces each case and provides the historical background of the iconic cases that make the study of contract law engaging. Study Guide questions help students identify salient issues as they read each case. Judicial biographies of each judge provides additional context. Key Features of the New Edition: The 6th Edition has been edited to make it even more modular and therefore easier for professors to select which doctrines to cover. The introductory materials have been shortened to permit a speedier entry to whichever basic doctrine the professor chooses to begin with. A new section on public policy defenses has been added. Recent developments involving arbitration agreements in the wake of the Supreme Court’s AT&T Mobility case are also covered. In addition, roughly a dozen new cases have been substituted, chosen for their interesting facts or their proven pedagogical usefulness. As always, every effort is made to provide students with background materials on the litigation, such as new judicial biographies and excerpts from recently published scholarship dealing with the cases covered. New cases include: Jordan v. Knafel Arnold Porter v. Fuqua Industries Nguyen v. Barnes & Noble Inc. Also, in keeping with the book’s focus on the “classic” cases we have included some iconic cases missing from earlier editions, including: Masterson v. Sine Security Stove & Manfacturing Co. v. American Railway Express Lefkowitz v. Great Minneapolis Surplus Store Lawrence v. Fox Harris v. Watson
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Author: K. Lee Lerner,Brenda Wilmoth Lerner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781414402956

Category: Criminal investigation

Page: 812

View: 7067

The two-volume World of Forensic Science is a convenient, comprehensive guide to the scientific processes and the legal, social and ethical issues involved in the forensic sciences. Approximately 600 entries cover the individuals, techniques and principles of biology, chemistry, law, medicine, physics, computer science, geology and psychology involved in the multidisciplinary approach of examining crime scenes and evidence to be used in legal proceedings. Topics range from types of evidence (fingerprints, hair, weapons) to specific techniques and methods of analysis (ballistics, DNA identification), organizations (Federal Crime Lab), individuals (Alphonse Bertillon) and famous trials (O.J. Simpson case).
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Author: Mary Beth Moylan,Stephanie Thompson

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781683283171

Category:

Page: N.A

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Across practice areas and jurisdictions, new lawyers need fundamental lawyering skills. Global Lawyering Skills is designed to teach these fundamental lawyering skills by introducing students to a broader range of skills than a traditional research and writing textbook. While the book covers foundational objective and persuasive legal writing skills, it also addresses other lawyering skills, such as oral argument, alternative dispute resolution, transactional drafting, and client interviewing and counseling. Additionally, students need an understanding of how cross-cultural and transnational considerations impact the practice of law. GLS is one of the only legal research and writing textbooks available that covers foreign legal systems, intercultural competence, and cross-cultural considerations in the practice of law. GLS is sufficient for a two-year curriculum, but would also work well in a one, two, or three semester course. The new edition provides updates to existing chapters and includes new chapters on professionalism and professional identity, incorporating feedback, and judicial writing.
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Law Rev Articles, Student Notes, Seminar Papers, and Getting on Law Rev

Author: Eugene Volokh

Publisher: Foundation Press

ISBN: 9781634598880

Category:

Page: 441

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Designed to help law students write and publish articles, this text provides detailed instructions for every aspect of the law school writing, research, and publication process. Topics covered include law review articles and student notes, seminar term papers, how to shift from research to writing, cite-checking others' work, publishing, and publicizing written works. With supporting documents available on http://volokh.com/writing, the book helps law students and everyone else involved in academic legal writing: professors save time and effort communicating basic points to students; law schools satisfy the American Bar Association's second- and third-year writing requirements; and law reviews receive better notes from their staff. The Fifth Edition, based on the author's experience teaching his newly designed Intensive Editing Workshop and First Amendment Amicus Brief Clinic, adds material on editing, rebutting counterarguments, writing strategy, identifying and using the key assets of the article, fighting "the curse of knowledge," and submitting articles to law reviews. It also adds extra examples of sound writing, as well as editing exercises.
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Author: Shelly Reuben

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 096628688X

Category: Fiction

Page: 210

View: 4798

Every small town has an eccentric or two, and Killdeer, New York, is no exception. Morgan Mason attracts more than a few stares when he drives through town on his ramshackle tractor wearing a skirt. His sister is mortified, his neighbor resents the Skirt Man’s interference, and a local preservationist is horrified by Morgan’s huge satellite dish. These minor small-town annoyances become more serious – and deadly – when the Skirt Man is killed in a tragic house fire during a benefit ballet performance starring Meredith Bly. Meredith’s father, State Trooper Sebastian Bly, and her uncle, Fire Marshal Billy Nightingale, are called in to investigate what some say is a case of spontaneous human combustion. Charred wood and chair remnants at the fire scene lead Sebastian and Billy to uncover clues that reveal hidden conflicts and a shocking discovery that will change the lives of everyone in Killdeer. Bringing back the brave and imaginative family team from Tabula Rasa, author and fire investigator Shelly Reuben fans the flames of small-town passion and breathes life into an unusual local hero.
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A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis

Author: Christine Nero Coughlin,Joan Malmud Rocklin,Sandy Patrick

Publisher: Carolina Academic Press LLC

ISBN: 9781531008765

Category: Law

Page: 442

View: 8536

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A Checklist Approach to Solving Procedural Problems

Author: A. Benjamin Spencer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781628100419

Category: Law

Page: 220

View: 8394

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.
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Nature, Forensics, And The Struggle To Pinpoint Time Of Death

Author: Jessica Snyder Sachs

Publisher: Basic Books

ISBN: 0465044859

Category: Science

Page: 288

View: 1604

When detectives come upon a murder victim, there's one thing they want to know above all else: When did the victim die? The answer can narrow a group of suspects, make or break an alibi, even assign a name to an unidentified body. But outside the fictional world of murder mysteries, time-of-death determinations have remained infamously elusive, bedeviling criminal investigators throughout history. Armed with an array of high-tech devices and tests, the world's best forensic pathologists are doing their best to shift the balance, but as Jessica Snyder Sachs demonstrates so eloquently in Corpse, this is a case in which nature might just trump technology: Plants, chemicals, and insects found near the body are turning out to be the fiercest weapons in our crime-fighting arsenal. In this highly original book, Sachs accompanies an eccentric group of entomologists, anthropologists, biochemists, and botanists--a new kind of biological "Mod Squad"--on some of their grisliest, most intractable cases. She also takes us into the courtroom, where "post-O.J." forensic science as a whole is coming under fire and the new multidisciplinary art of forensic ecology is struggling to establish its credibility. Corpse is the fascinating story of the 2000year search to pinpoint time of death. It is also the terrible and beautiful story of what happens to our bodies when we die.
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Author: Robert C. Atkins,Fran Gare

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 087131925X

Category: Cooking

Page: 247

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Dr. Atkins' New Diet Cookbook contains over 250 of the most-asked-for recipes at the Atkins Center for Complementary Medicine - the establishment that originated the modern low-carb, high protein movement over 25 years ago, and still going strong. This book also provides scientific and clinical data demonstrating the health benefits of low-carbohydrate eating; evidence that the Atkins diet controls diabetes and cholesterol, reverses hypertension, ends fatigue, corrects many eating and digestive disorders, reduces allergic reactions, offers relief to asthmatics, and stops arthritic and headache pain; detailed menu plans; and a guide to nutritional supplementation. There is also a brief description of the Atkins diet in its four progressive stages; an effective way of breaking up and explaining what will be one continuous lifetime diet.
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Elements of Vocal Technique

Author: Anne Peckham

Publisher: Hal Leonard Corporation

ISBN: 1480333174

Category: Music

Page: 208

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(Berklee Guide). The second edition of this bestselling, comprehensive guide contains improved vocal workouts and additional topics, including performance anxiety and healthy singing. The companion audio makes this guide an ideal tool for creating a singing course for students of almost any age or gender, who can practice technique along with lead sheets for such standard vocal pieces as "Yesterday" and "I Heard It Through the Grapevine." Topics covered include getting started, posture, belting and diction, maintaining vocal health, microphone technique, and much more.
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Author: Thomas Rowe, Jr.,Jay Tidmarsh,Suzanna Sherry

Publisher: Foundation Press

ISBN: 9781683282303

Category:

Page: 345

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This is the 2016 Supplement to Rowe, Sherry, and Tidmarsh's Civil Procedure, 4th.
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