Gilbert Law Summaries on Contracts 14th

Author: Melvin Eisenberg
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781634591829
Release Date: 2007-08-22
Genre: Law

This Contracts outline discusses consideration (including promissory estoppel and moral or past consideration), mutual assent, defenses (including mistake, fraud, duress, unconscionability, statute of frauds, and illegality), third-party beneficiaries, and assignment of rights and delgation of duties. It also covers conditions, substantial performance, material v. minor breach, anticipatory breach, impossibility, discharge, and remedies (including damages, specific performance, and liquidated damages).

Gilbert Law Summary on Criminal Procedure

Author: Paul Marcus
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781634604567
Release Date: 2016-01-23
Genre: Law

The topics covered in this criminal procedure outline are the exclusionary rule, arrests and other detentions, search and seizure, privilege against self-incrimination, confessions, and preliminary hearing. Discusses bail, indictment, speedy trial, competency to stand trial, government's obligation to disclose information, right to jury trial, and right to counsel. Also includes right to confront witnesses, burden of proof, insanity, entrapment, guilty pleas, sentencing, death penalty, ex post facto issues, appeal, habeas corpus, juvenile offenders, prisoners' rights, and double jeopardy.


Author: Jon R. Waltz
Publisher: Gilberts Law Summaries
ISBN: 0314152210
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Law

The subjects discussed in this evidence outline are direct evidence, circumstantial evidence, rulings on admissibility, relevancy, materiality, character evidence, hearsay, and the hearsay exceptions. Also included are privileges, competency to testify, opinion evidence and expert witnesses, direct examination, and cross-examination. It also looks at impeachment, real, demonstrative, and scientific evidence, judicial notice, burdens of proof, and the parol evidence rule.

Gilbert Law Summaries on Evidence 18th

Author: Jon Waltz
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781634591706
Release Date: 2008-02-13
Genre: Law

Written by prominent law school professors, Gilbert Law Summaries on Evidence uses an exam-oriented approach for different topic areas, emphasizing the issues most likely to be tested, and offers a time-saving study guide for class review and exam preparation. You can test yourself with multiple choice, true/false questions, and with answers referring back to the text, so you can learn from your mistakes. Fine-tune your understanding with real law school essay questions that are accompanied by explained answers. A text correlation chart helps match your reading assignment to relevant pages in the outline to cut search time. Coverage includes: Direct evidence Circumstantial evidence Rulings on admissibility Relevancy Materiality Character evidence Hearsay Hearsay exceptions Privileges Competency to testify Opinion evidence and expert witnesses

Forensic Evidence in Court

Author: Christine Beck Lissitzyn
ISBN: 1594603707
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Law

The text will cover the use of forensic evidence at trial through expert testimony as well as court challenges to many types of forensic evidence. The case study is the 1973 murder of Penney Serra in New Haven, Connecticut, which remained a cold case until 1997, when Ed Grant was identified based on a fingerprint match and subsequently convicted. The text examines forensic evidence in the Grant trial, including fingerprint, DNA, blood spatter and eyewitness identification. It also examines trial strategy, handwriting testimony, polygraph, and exonerations based on newly-discovered DNA.

Gilbert Law Summary on Administrative Law 15th

Author: Michael Asimow
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781634591157
Release Date: 2014-08-05
Genre: Law

This product is a comprehensive outline for law school study of Administrative Law, including capsule summary, tips for exam-taking, and review questions. Topics covered include separation of powers and controls over agencies, constitutional right to hearing, and adjudication under the Administrative Procedure Act. It also covers formal adjudication, adjudicatory decision makers, bias, improper influences, ex parte communications, familiarity with the record, res judicata, rulemaking procedures, obtaining information, scope of judicial review, reviewability of agency decisions, standing to seek judicial review, and timing.

Property a Contemporary Approach

Author: John Sprankling
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 1628101989
Release Date: 2015-05-03

This casebook is designed to introduce property law to 21st century law students. It covers the standard property topics with a blend of familiar and modern cases selected to appeal to today's students. It also includes sections on intellectual property and environmental law. As with other books in the Interactive Casebook series, the accompanying electronic version allows students immediate access to the full text of cited cases, statutes, articles, and other materials in the Westlaw database. In addition, the electronic version includes over 200 photographs, maps, diagrams, original documents, and audio clips that help students understand the case materials, together with more than 300 multiple choice questions and answers so that students can assess their progress.

Gilbert Law Summaries on Constitutional Law 31st

Author: Jesse Choper
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781634591850
Release Date: 2013-05-02
Genre: Law

The topics discussed in this law student study outline are the powers of federal government, including judicial power, powers of Congress, presidential power, foreign affairs power, and intergovernmental immunities. Also included are separation of powers, regulation of foreign commerce, and regulation of interstate commerce. It also covers taxation of interstate and foreign commerce, due process, equal protection, "state action" requirements, freedoms of speech, press, and association, and freedom of religion.

New Serial Titles

ISBN: OSU:32435031110224
Release Date: 1989
Genre: Periodicals

A union list of serials commencing publication after Dec. 31, 1949.