Employment Litigation Handbook

Author: Cathy Beveridge
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 1604429127
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Law

This updated and expanded edition provides experienced solutions to the procedural and important substantive problems you will encounter in assessing, settling, litigating, and appealing an employment case no matter your level of experience, whether you represent management or employee, or whether the case at hand involves harassment, discrimination, or wrongful discharge. It includes dozens of checklists, sample pleadings, interrogatories, letters, and other useful forms. These time-saving materials are also included on a CD-ROM."

Paralegal s Litigation Handbook

Author: Carole A. Bruno
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 1466471506
Release Date: 2011-10-01
Genre: Law

Author Carole A. Bruno announces the paperback release of the Paralegal Litigation Handbook, 2ed. is now available through CreateSpace as a paperback. Paralegal's Litigation Handbook, originally published by West Publishing Company, was adopted by more than 250 colleges and universities, and more than 50,000 copies were sold. The wide scope of the book begins with a guide to the courts, and then leads you through the initiation of a civil action, response of the defendant, and explains in action steps interviewing techniques, motions, investigations, discovery (including medical discovery), legal research and writing; assisting in negotiations, trial preparation, and automated litigation support systems. “Carole's book [Paralegal's Litigation Handbook,] has been my 'Bible' throughout my career; I have given many copies away.”Honorable Brenda J. BickingDirector of Human ResourcesSchiffrin & Barroway, LLP[e]very item you can think of about litigation is in that book, (Carole) she has definitions, form templates, ideas for making work production faster, step-by-step instructions on what to do next and where go for resources and answers, etc... It sits on my desk like a dictionary..."Great resource!"

Handbook of Employment Discrimination Research

Author: Laura Beth Nielsen
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781402034558
Release Date: 2006-01-16
Genre: Social Science

There is much to understand about employment discrimination law as a social system. What drives the growing trend toward litigation? To what extent does discrimination persist and why does it vary by organizational and market context? How do different groups perceive discrimination and what, if anything, do they do about it? How do employers respond to discrimination law? What is the effect of broader political and legal currents? What is the relationship between anti-discrimination law and social inequality? This book presents answers, from a distinguished group of scholars, and social scientists, offering a broad reconsideration of employment discrimination and its treatment in law.

Employment Litigation

Author: Susan Potter Norton
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 1590315693
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Law

This new addition to the Model Jury Instructions series provides clear and balanced instructions for presentation to juries in employment litigation. These models accurately and impartially present the elements and critical definitions of patent law in language that is understandable and familiar to the average juror. The instructions allow for easy adaptation to particular cases or points. A CD-ROM of the jury instructions is included with the book.

Franchise Litigation Handbook

Author: Dennis LaFiura
Publisher: Amer Bar Assn
ISBN: 1616320281
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Law

This practical guide takes the essence of a franchise dispute and makes the most difficult franchise litigation seem less complex. For those new to the field of franchising, this book will be a useful starting place for identifying the basic, recurring issues in franchise litigation. And for both new and experienced practitioners, this book is intended to provide insights into many of the more difficult and still-emerging issues that you are likely to encounter.

The Patent Infringement Litigation Handbook

Author: Alan R. Thiele
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 1604427175
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Law

The number of patent infringement lawsuits filed in United States district courts has continually increased. Such litigation results when the protection of inventions or the entry of a new product into the market is not properly managed. This practical book provides a well-considered plan for invention protection and management that can be used effectively to avoid expensive, time-consuming, and sometimes company-killing patent infringement litigation. However, because not all patent infringement litigation can be avoided, the second part of this important book explains how to manage patent infringement litigation should it become necessary. This book is perfect for corporate counsel and executives, and provides information on the management of invention protection; the characteristics of a high quality patent; avoiding patent infringement litigation from an offensive and defensive perspective; how to evaluate a patent before litigation: and how to make a patent ready for negotiation. settlement, or litigation. In addition, multiple appendices have been added to provide examples of documents used in invention protection and patent infringement litigation.

Litigation Services Handbook

Author: Roman L. Weil
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118721803
Release Date: 2013-04-24
Genre: Business & Economics

In the last 20 years, the need for a financial expert to act as a witness and consultant to litigating attorneys has grown even more than litigation itself. Twenty years ago, few certified public accountants or economists offered litigation-related services; now, a large number devote much of their practice to this area. To be litigation service practitioners and accountants need to learn or enhance their litigation skills, including the fine points of their roles in trial preparation and testimony presentation, testimony presentation, deposition, direct examination, cross examination, understanding Sarbanes-Oxley rulings, and fraud investigations.

Criminal Antitrust Litigation Handbook

Author:
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 1590313690
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Law

Criminal Antitrust Litigation Handbook, Second Edition outlines the law that governs each phase of the criminal litigation process. The Handbook reflects the combined knowledge, experience, and judgment of a significant group of prominent and successful government prosecutors and defense counsel in addressing procedure and strategy as well as all relevant legal requirements. The book imparts many practical insights that have been gained after lengthy personal experience in the trenches.

The Real Estate Litigation Handbook

Author: David A. Soley
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 1604426446
Release Date: 2010
Genre: Law

Real estate is the American dream. The litigation over its bounties is one of the most complex and aggressive pursuits in the law. This book serves as a guide for successfully getting you through all of real estate litigation's twists and turns. Written by an experienced real estate litigator, the book provides guidance on litigating complex cases involving boundaries, easements, access, title, and other real estate disputes. Includes sample pleadings, motions, injunctions and more.

Handbook on ERISA Litigation

Author: James F. Jorden
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 9780735563117
Release Date: 2006-12
Genre: Law

Handbook on ERISA Litigation cuts through complicated statutory provisions and tells you which ERISA claims are recognized by which courts and how to litigate them. Helpful litigation checklists and forms are provided on key aspects of ERISA litigation as well as hundreds of citations to leading federal and state cases. Every major claim area under ERISA is covered: Fiduciary liability Violation of ERISA reporting and notification requirements ERISA discrimination claims and related statutory claims Plan termination claims Overfunded and underfunded plans Tax litigation Claims by the U.S. Department of Labor and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) The Handbook helps you to counsel clients more knowledgeably and to litigate ERISA disputes more effectively by identifying the issues, presenting litigation strategies, and reducing the time needed to prepare pleadings and briefs. In one, easy-to-read volume, you'll find expert analysis of: The structure and scope of ERISA, so you can easily determine whether and in what fashion ERISA is relevant to the resolution of a dispute Exceptions to ERISA and preemption issues, keeping you fully apprised of the extent to which ERISA can be used by or against you, particularly with respect to preemption laws The procedural rules of the road, providing you with practical insights into jurisdictional, venue, standing, discovery, and evidentiary issues, and how these may affect the outcome of your cases Handbook on ERISA Litigation has been updated to include: The U.S. Supreme Court's 2013 decision in U.S. Airways v. McCutchen addressing important issues regarding (1) the supremacy of ERISA plan terms over unjust enrichment or other equitable principles and (2) the common fund rule providing a default rule where a plan is silent on the allocation of attorneys' fees when the plan seeks reimbursement of amounts paid to a participant from a third-party tortfeasor Updated case surveys by circuit Cases addressing the teachings of CIGNA Corp. v. Amara (U.S. 2011) with respect to forms of available relief under ERISA Developments in preemption analysis as applied to a variety of state laws and claims Continuing developments that address claims of fiduciary breach in connection with employer "stock drop" and 401(k) plan fee and "revenue-sharing" claims