A Short and Happy Guide to Property

Author: Paula Ann Franzese
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 0314274022
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Law

This efficient and exceedingly effective guide to Property takes difficult subject matter and makes it accessible and easy to remember. Prof. Paula Franzese, a nationally-renown teacher and scholar, sets forth understandable techniques for mastering estates in land and future interests (including the dreaded rule against perpetuities), concurrent estates, landlord-tenant law, servitudes, land transactions, recording system, zoning and eminent domain. Learn from the unprecedented nine-time recipient of the Professor of the Year Award, and become a Property connoisseur!

A Short and Happy Guide to Constitutional Law

Author: Mark Alexander
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781634590211
Release Date: 2013-05-03
Genre: Law

This efficient book takes the complex subject matter of Constitutional Law and makes it easier to understand and digest. World-renowned Seton Hall Law Professor Mark Alexander carefully explains the key concepts involved in Con Law and also brings it home with straightforward explanations of why you are reading and discussing the cases you are assigned every day. The subject matter runs the gamut from Marbury v. Madison and the structural side of the course to Due Process and Equal Protection. In addition, he provides exam-taking tips, and general words of guidance on how to make it through law school, and beyond, to a rewarding legal career. Learn more about this series at ShortandHappyGuides.com.

Schechter s A Short and Happy Guide to Torts

Author: Roger Schechter
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781628107104
Release Date: 2012-05-10
Genre: Law

In this concise book Professor Schechter, an award-winning teacher and prominent national bar lecturer, balances brevity and humor with a clear, crisp and thorough review of basic torts doctrine. His comprehensive survey includes not only thorough coverage of core topics, such as negligence and strict products liability, but also provides an overview of the economic and dignitary torts, damages issues, and vicarious liability. As the series title promises, the author has kept it short, and the book will make students happy. Learn more about this series at ShortandHappyGuides.com.

A Short and Happy Guide to Contracts

Author: David G. Epstein
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 0314277935
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Law

This efficient and exceedingly effective guide to Contracts will help you see the big picture. The authors focus on making the key concepts of contract law, and the relationship among those concepts, easier to understand and retain. The authors have also infused the book with humor, believing there is nothing inconsistent between a rigorous academic experience and having a little fun. Each of the authors is nationally-renowned law teacher who has taught Contracts for decades. Based on that experience, in this book they have set forth understandable techniques for mastering the law governing each critical aspect of the contract relationship, including, contract formation (offer and acceptance), enforcement (consideration and defenses), interpretation, performance, breach, and remedies.

A Short Happy Guide to Being a Law Student

Author: Paula A. Franzese
Publisher:
ISBN: 0314291075
Release Date: 2014-03-03
Genre: Law

A Short & Happy Guide to Being a Law Student is a must-read whenever worry or doubt creep in. In this volume you will find essential wisdom for the study of law and life. Learn from the unprecedented ten-time recipient of the Professor of the Year award how to be your best in and out of class, how to prepare for exams, how to succeed on exams, how to put your best foot forward in a job interview, how to find teachers to inspire you, what to do in classes that leave you uninspired, how to cope with stress and how to create value in everything you do.

Franzese s A Short and Happy Guide to Property 2d

Author: Paula Franzese
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781634593632
Release Date: 2012-09-21
Genre: Law

The second edition of this efficient and effective guide takes difficult subject matter and makes it accessible and easy to remember. Professor Paula Franzese, a nationally renowned teacher and scholar, sets forth understandable techniques for mastering estates in land and future interests (including the dreaded rule against perpetuities), concurrent estates, landlord-tenant law, servitudes, land transactions, recording system, zoning, and eminent domain. This expanded edition also includes the top ten themes of property law, the rule of capture, and the law of finders. Learn from this nine-time recipient of the Professor of the Year Award and become a property connoisseur! Learn more about this series at ShortandHappyGuides.com.

A Short and Happy Guide to Criminal Law

Author: Joseph Kennedy
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 0314287612
Release Date: 2015-11-09
Genre:

This book leaves newcomers to criminal law with what they need most: key concepts they can remember! Too many criminal law guides bury the novice in detailed rules when nine times out of ten mastery of the fundamental concepts is the key to success on the exam or in practice. Remembering these concepts is made easier by a "forest before the trees" organization and the use of quirky, often funny examples that stick the concepts to the reader's memory. Bonus chapters offer valuable tips for students on how to succeed in the study of the law. You'll laugh and learn. Learn more about this series at ShortandHappyGuides.com.

A Short and Happy Guide to Being a College Student

Author: Paula Franzese
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781634590242
Release Date: 2014-03-20
Genre: Law

A Short & Happy Guide to Being a College Student is a must-read whenever worry or doubt creep in, reminding you that you are precisely where you are meant to be. In this volume you will find essential wisdom for your studies and life. Learn from the unprecedented ten-time recipient of the Professor of the Year award how to be your best in and out of class, how to prepare for exams, how to put your best foot forward on a job interview, how to find teachers to inspire you, what to do in classes that leave you uninspired, how to cope with stress and how to create value in everything that you do. Learn about this book from the author in this short video. Learn more about this series at ShortandHappyGuides.com.

A Short and Happy Guide to Being a Law Student

Author: Paula Franzese
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781634590235
Release Date: 2014-03-20
Genre: Law

A Short & Happy Guide to Being a Law Student is a must-read whenever worry or doubt creep in. In this volume you will find essential wisdom for the study of law and life. Learn from the unprecedented ten-time recipient of the Professor of the Year award how to be your best in and out of class, how to prepare for exams, how to succeed on exams, how to put your best foot forward in a job interview, how to find teachers to inspire you, what to do in classes that leave you uninspired, how to cope with stress and how to create value in everything you do. Learn more from the author in this short video. Learn more about this series at ShortandHappyGuides.com.

Miller and Davis Intellectual Property Patents Trademarks and Copyright in a Nutshell 5th

Author: Arthur Miller
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781628106169
Release Date: 2012-03-30
Genre: Law

Miller and Davis’ Intellectual Property, Patents, Trademarks, and Copyright in a Nutshell presents the fundamentals of trademark and copyright laws. Authors Michael Davis and famed Harvard professor Arthur Miller provide authoritative coverage on the foundations of patent protection, patentability, and the patenting process. The text addresses: Torts and property Antitrust and government regulation Concept of federalism State and federal conflicts

A Short and Happy Guide to Elder Law

Author: Kenney F. Hegland
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 0314283811
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Law

Students taking elder law, working in elder clinics, or simply dealing with aging relatives, should be assigned this book. Quick and easy it offers a legal checkup and describes how it is to grow older. It covers the legal issues, but also the critical not-on-the-syllabus issues: talking to one's family, recognizing elder abuse, dealing with disability and death. Kenney Hegland is known for clear writing and questionable jokes; Robert Fleming, in the trenches for 35 years, is known, along with Professor Rebecca Morgan, as the "rock star" of NAELA (National Association of Elder Law Attorneys).

Weekend MPRE

Author: Leah Christensen
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781634605687
Release Date: 2016-03-14
Genre: Law

The Weekend MPRE is designed to teach students the rules of professional responsibility within the specific context of the MPRE. Students learn to recognize the fact patterns found uniquely in the MPRE exam. The course includes 14 video modules which cover 20 different subject areas. The course also contains self-assessment quizzes for each lesson and 2 full sample MPREs. These materials can be used by students to prepare exclusively for the MPRE or by law professors to supplement any Professional Responsibility course. Grounded in learning theory, the mini-course strives to be engaging, efficient and effective—giving students just enough content to learn and comprehend the rules of professional responsibility and achieve success on any exam.

A Short and Happy Guide to Criminal Procedure

Author: Leslie Abramson
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 1683282329
Release Date: 2016-11-17
Genre:

This Short and Happy Guide makes the law about police practices and criminal trial proceedings accessible and easy to remember. Learn the key points of search and seizure law, police interrogation, the right to counsel, the exclusionary rule, pretrial release, grand jury investigations, joinder, criminal discovery, plea bargaining, jury trials, pretrial publicity, double jeopardy, appeals, and post-conviction standards. Dominate your classes in Criminal Procedure and your skills courses in Trial Advocacy!