Property

Author: James E. Krier
Publisher: Gilberts Law Summaries
ISBN: 0314172335
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Law

The subjects discussed in this outline are possession (including wild animals, bailments, and adverse possession), gifts and sales of personal property, freehold possessory estates, and future interests (including reversion, possibility of reverter, right of entry, executory interests, and rule against perpetuities). Also included are tenancy in common, joint tenancy, and tenancy by the entirety, condominiums, cooperatives, marital property, landlord and tenant, and easements and covenants. This outline also covers nuisance, rights in airspace and water, right to support, zoning, eminent domain, sale of land (including mortgage, deed, and warranties of title), and methods of title assurance

Taxation of Individuals

Author: Steven A. Bank
Publisher: Gilberts Law Summaries
ISBN: 0314172343
Release Date: 2006-10-05
Genre: Law

Comprehensive outline on Income Tax law with detailed explanations of relevant law, capsule summary, and exam tips.

Gilbert Law Summary on Criminal Procedure

Author: Paul Marcus
Publisher: Gilbert
ISBN: 1634590449
Release Date: 2016-01
Genre:

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.

Learning Evidence

Author: Deborah J. Merritt
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 1628101008
Release Date: 2014-11-18
Genre: Law

This title is a part of our CasebookPlus(tm) offering as ISBN 9781634595407. Learn more at CasebookPlus.com. Learning Evidence engages students by offering colorful courtroom examples, excerpts from trial transcripts, and lucid explanations of each evidentiary rule. The third edition has been fully updated to reflect the emergence of electronic media, the Supreme Court's Sixth Amendment jurisprudence, and recent amendments to the Federal Rules of Evidence. This edition also includes a dozen online videos to reinforce student understanding. A comprehensive teacher's manual and website provide classroom hypotheticals, simulations, writing exercises, quiz questions, PowerPoint slides, and other support. For more information and additional teaching materials, visit the companion site.

Examples Explanations for Evidence

Author: Arthur Best
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 9781454887164
Release Date: 2016-12-13
Genre: Law

A favorite classroom prep tool of successful students that is often recommended by professors, the Examples & Explanations (E&E) series provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures. Each E&E offers hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations that allow you to test your knowledge of the topics in your courses and compare your own analysis. Here’s why you need an E&E to help you study throughout the semester: Clear explanations of each class topic, in a conversational, funny style. Features hypotheticals similar to those presented in class, with corresponding analysis so you can use them during the semester to test your understanding, and again at exam time to help you review. It offers coverage that works with ALL the major casebooks, and suits any class on a given topic. The Examples & Explanations series has been ranked the most popular study aid among law students because it is equally as helpful from the first day of class through the final exam.

Commercial Paper and Payment Law 16th

Author: Douglas J. Whaley
Publisher: Gilberts Law Summaries
ISBN: 0314166491
Release Date: 2005-01-01
Genre: Law

The topics covered in this outline include types of commercial paper, negotiability, negotiation, holders in due course, and claims and defenses on negotiable instruments, including real defenses and personal defenses. Also discussed are liability of the parties (including merger rule, suits on the instrument, warranty suits, and conversion), bank deposits and collections, forgery or alteration of negotiable instruments, and electronic banking.

Stumbling on Happiness

Author: Daniel Gilbert
Publisher: Vintage Canada
ISBN: 9780307371362
Release Date: 2009-02-24
Genre: Psychology

A smart and funny book by a prominent Harvard psychologist, which uses groundbreaking research and (often hilarious) anecdotes to show us why we’re so lousy at predicting what will make us happy – and what we can do about it. Most of us spend our lives steering ourselves toward the best of all possible futures, only to find that tomorrow rarely turns out as we had expected. Why? As Harvard psychologist Daniel Gilbert explains, when people try to imagine what the future will hold, they make some basic and consistent mistakes. Just as memory plays tricks on us when we try to look backward in time, so does imagination play tricks when we try to look forward. Using cutting-edge research, much of it original, Gilbert shakes, cajoles, persuades, tricks and jokes us into accepting the fact that happiness is not really what or where we thought it was. Among the unexpected questions he poses: Why are conjoined twins no less happy than the general population? When you go out to eat, is it better to order your favourite dish every time, or to try something new? If Ingrid Bergman hadn’t gotten on the plane at the end of Casablanca, would she and Bogey have been better off? Smart, witty, accessible and laugh-out-loud funny, Stumbling on Happiness brilliantly describes all that science has to tell us about the uniquely human ability to envision the future, and how likely we are to enjoy it when we get there. From the Hardcover edition.

Gilbert Law Summary on Criminal Law

Author: George Dix
Publisher: Gilbert
ISBN: 1634593855
Release Date: 2015-11-02
Genre:

The topics discussed in this criminal law outline are elements of crimes (including actus reus, mens rea, and causation), vicarious liability, complicity in crime, criminal liability of corporations, and defenses (including insanity, diminished capacity, intoxication, ignorance, and self-defense). Also included are inchoate crimes, homicide, other crimes against the person, crimes against habitation (including burglary and arson), crimes against property, offenses against the government, and offenses against the administration of justice.

Contracts

Author: Melvin A. Eisenberg
Publisher: Gilberts Law Summaries
ISBN: 0159007763
Release Date: 2002-01-01
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).

Torts

Author: Marc A. Franklin
Publisher: Gilberts Law Summaries
ISBN: 0314181148
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Law

The subjects discussed in this outline are intentional torts, negligence, strict liability, products liability, nuisance, survival of tort actions, wrongful death, and immunity. Also included are release and contribution, indemnity, workers' compensation, no-fault auto insurance, defamation, invasion of privacy, misrepresentation, injurious falsehood, interference with economic relations, and unjustifiable litigation.

Evidence

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.