Gilbert Law Summaries on Federal Courts 5th

Author: William Fletcher
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781634591836
Release Date: 2013-12-17
Genre: Law

This Federal Courts outline discusses Article III courts, the "case or controversy" requirement, justiciability, advisory opinions, political questions, and ripeness. It also includes mootness, standing, congressional power over federal court jurisdiction, Supreme Court jurisdiction, district court subject matter jurisdiction (including federal question jurisdiction and diversity jurisdiction), and pendent and ancillary jurisdiction. Other topics include removal jurisdiction, venue, forum non conveniens, law applied in the federal courts (including Erie Doctrine), federal law in the state courts, abstention, habeas corpus for state prisoners, federal injunctions against state court proceedings, and Eleventh Amendment.

Gilbert Law Summaries

Author: William A. Fletcher
Publisher:
ISBN: 015900232X
Release Date: 1997-08
Genre: Courts

The Federal Courts ouline discusses Article III courts, the "case or controversy" requirement, justiciability, advisory opinions, political questions, and ripeness. Also includes mootness, standing, congressional power over federal court jurisdiction, Supreme Court jurisdiction, district court subject matter jurisdiction (including federal question jurisdiction and diversity jurisdiction), and pendent and ancillary jurisdiction. Other topics include removal jurisdiction, venue, forum non conveniens, law applied in the federal courts (including Erie Doctrine), federal law in the state courts, abstention, habeas corpus for state prisoners, federal injunctions against state court proceedings, and Eleventh Amendment.

Gilbert Law Summary on Civil Procedure

Author: Publishers Editorial Staff
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781683288862
Release Date: 2017-07-25
Genre: Law

The topics discussed in this law school study outline include territorial (personal) jurisdiction (including venue and forum non conveniens), subject matter jurisdiction (covering diversity jurisdiction, federal question jurisdiction, and supplemental jurisdiction). Explains the Erie doctrine and federal common law, pleadings (including counterclaims, cross-claims, supplemental pleadings), parties (including joinder and class actions). Coverage also includes discovery (including devices, scope, sanctions and discovery conferences), summary judgment, pretrial conference and settlements, trial (including right to jury trial, motions, jury instruction and arguments, and post-verdict motions), appeals, claim preclusion (res judicata) and issue preclusion (collateral estoppel). Includes an extensive Capsule Summary of all the topics covered, Review Questions keyed to the outline's coverage, and sample essay questions and answers. Throughout the outline, there are also Exam Tips and charts to summarize and explain the material.

Gilbert Law Summary on Legal Research Writing and Analysis 12th

Author: Peter Honigsberg
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781634591133
Release Date: 2014-07-18
Genre: Law

This outline covers court systems, precedent, case reporting system (including regional and state reporters, headnotes and the West Key Number System®, citations, and case finding), statutes, constitutions, and legislative history, and secondary sources (including treatises, law reviews, digests, and restatements). Also discussed are administrative agencies (including regulations, and looseleaf services), Shepard's Citations®, computers in legal research, reading and understanding a case (including briefing a case), using legal source books, basic guidelines for legal writing, organizing your research, writing a memorandum of law, writing a brief, and writing an opinion or client letter.

Gilbert Law Summaries on Conflict of Laws 18th

Author: Herma Kay
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781634591683
Release Date: 2007-08-31
Genre: Law

The topics covered in this Conflict of Laws outline include domicile, jurisdiction (including notice and opportunity to be heard, minimum contacts, and types of jurisdiction), choice of law (including vested rights approach, most significant relationship approach, and governmental interest analysis), and choice of law in specific substantive areas. Also included are traditional defenses against application of foreign law, constitutional limitations and overriding federal law (including Due Process Clause, Full Faith and Credit Clause, and conflict between state and federal law), and recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments.

Gilbert Law Summaries on Securities Regulation 7th

Author: Niels Schaumann
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9781634591720
Release Date: 2007-10-09
Genre: Law

This product contains an outline on securities regulation. Topics covered include the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), jurisdiction and interstate commerce, and the Securities Act of 1933 (including persons and property interests covered, registration statements, exemptions from registration requirements, and liabilities). It also discusses the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (including rule 10b-5, tender offers and repurchases of stock, regulation of proxy solicitations, liability for short-swing profits on insider transactions, and SEC enforcement actions), regulation of the securities markets, multinational transactions, and the state regulation of securities transactions.

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.

Gilbert Law Summaries

Author: David H. Barber
Publisher:
ISBN: 0159004373
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Securities

The topics covered in this outline are Securities and Exchange Commission, jurisdiction and interstate commerce, and the Securities Act of 1933 (including persons and property interest covered, registration statements, exemptions from registration requirements, and liabilities). Also discussed are the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (including Rule 10b-5, tender offers and repurchases of stock, regulation of proxy solicitations, liability for short-swing profits on insider transactions, and S.E.C. enforcement actions), regulation of the securities markets, multinational transactions, and the state regulation of securities transactions.