Author: Joseph W. Glannon
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Release Date: 2000-01-01
The new edition of the number one study aid in Torts gives students even more assistance while continuing to uphold the standard of quality applauded by instructors nationwide. THE LAW OF TORTS: Examples & Explanations, Second Edition, provides the same kind of clear and engaging introductions to essential principles that made its predecessor such a lifesaver for first-year students. This paperback study guide demystifies the field through: The recognized teaching skills of its author - Joseph Glannon's best-selling CIVIL PROCEDURE: Examples & Explanations established the style of this series and secured his reputation among students as the author who makes complicated subjects understandable. a uniquely entertaining, conversational style coverage that parallels the standard casebook: intentional torts, negligence, causation, duty, damages, liability of multiple defendants, and the effect of the plaintiff's conduct extraordinarily well-crafted examples that apply legal concepts to particular fact situations a 'one-step-at-a-time' approach that begins with the basics and gradually builds students' analytical skills, knowledge, and confidence Significant changes for the Second Edition include: a brand-new, three-chapter section on Taking a Torts Essay Exam that addresses potential pitfalls and includes guidance, tips, sample exam questions and answers an expanded discussion of causation for greater clarity and accessibility new citations reflecting the most current law new examples and explanations throughout the text Help students enhance their understanding of Torts with THE LAW OF TORTS: Examples & Explanations, Second Edition. Recommend it to your students today! Also by Glannon: Civil Procedure: Examples & Explanations And don't forget Glannon's popular audio program: Fireside Civil Procedure: An Audio Companion
Author: Arthur Best
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Release Date: 1999
Arthur Best's 'plain language' version of the Federal Rules of Evidence earned the gratitude of thousands of students who turned to his book for clear explanations of the many rules, principles, and policies of evidence law. Both students and instructors will find this third edition of EVIDENCE: Examples & Explanations as effective as it is engaging. This best-selling study guide follows the proven format of the Examples & Explanations Series to make the study of evidence as painless as possible. for every topic, Best presents questions of varying degrees of difficulty, followed by clear explanations of how to analyze the problems. His examples put the rules in context and show students the real-life applications of the material. This edition reflects developments concerning the Federal Rules, specifically: -Rule 407 regarding strict liability -Rule 804 concerning the new hearsay exception -Rule 801's new provision requiring proof to substantiate witness testimony in some cases -New Rule 807 eliminating redundancies in the hearsay provisions of Rules 803 and 804 The author also presents important new Supreme Court cases, including: -U.S. v. Scheffer -Swindler & Berlin v. U.S. -General Electric Co. v. Joiner For specific guidance on a particularly complicated concept or general reinforcement of the full range of course material, EVIDENCE: Examples & Explanations, Third Edition, is a proven partner in teaching and learning. Table of Contents Preface Acknowledgements Chapter 1: the General Requirement of Relevance Introduction The Basic Standard and Its Application Unfair Prejudice Limited Admissibility Conditional Relevance Recurring Situations Flight Similar Happenings Statistical Proof Chapter 2: Specific Exclusions of Relevant Material Introduction Insurance Subsequent Remedial Measures Compromises and Offers to Compromise Payments of Medical Expenses Nolo Contendere and Withdrawn Guilty Pleas Character Evidence The Propensity Inference Non-propensity Uses of Character Evidence 'Character in Issue' Habit Form of Proof Related to Character Character of the Accused and the Victim Character of Sexual Assault Victim Constitutional Restrictions on Exclusion of Defense Evidence Summary of Permitted Uses of Propensity Evidence Chapter 3: Defining Hearsay Introduction Basic Rule Basic Rationale for Excluding Hearsay Detailed Analysis of Statements Typically not Offered to Prove the Truth of What They Assert Visual Aids Detailed Analysis of What Constitutes a Statement Classic Hearsay Puzzles Chapter 4: Exceptions to the Hearsay Exclusionary Rule Introduction Hearsay and the Confrontation Clause Statements Exempted from the Federal Rules Definition of Hearsay Groupings of Hearsay Exceptions under the Federal Rules Statements Defined as Hearsay but Admissible Without Regard to the Declarant's Availability Statements Defined as Hearsay but Admissible if the Declarant Is 'Unavailable' Residual Exception Chapter 5: Examination and Impeachment Introduction General Competency Rules Scope and Style of Examination General Right to Impeach Impeachment by Showing the Witness Lied Intentionally Timing for Proof of Crimes, Acts, and Character Impeachment by Proof of Poor Perception or Memory Impeachment by Contradiction Prior Statements by a Witness Impeaching a Hearsay Declarant Chapter 6: Expert Testimony Introduction Topics for Expert Testimony Qualification as an Expert Type of Data Testimony Based on Scientific Experiments Style of Testimony Chapter 7: Privileges Introduction Attorney-Client Privilege Spousal Communications Physician-Patient Therapist-Patient Priest-Penitent Governmental Executives and Informers Chapter 8: Authentication and the Original Writing Rule Introduction Authentication Original Writing Rule Chapter 9: Presumptions Introduction Presumptions The Federal Rules Choice Production and P
Author: Neal R. Bevans
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
Release Date: 2009
Students whose instructors useTort Law for Paralegals, Third Edition, will come away from their Torts course with a true understanding of Tortsandwhat it is like to practice in the real world. The easy-to-read and engaging style of experienced author Neal Bevans utilizes numerous examples and illustrations to provide an in-depth discussion of tort law, combined with a solid foundation in the practicalities of daily legal work.Key features that make this text a resounding success include:broad coverage of all the key topics in tort lawthat paralegals need to know coverage ofpractical skillsthat include working in a law firm, assessing cases for settlement value, investigating claims, billing hours, and evaluating insurance policiesemphasis on ethical issueswith a separate section on ethics at the end of each chapterone hypothetical casethat runs through all the chapters, providing continuity to the material and a vehicle for illustrating various points in a coherent frameworkforms and court documents relevant to the hypothetical caseincluded in the appendixa robust Instructor’s Manualthat includes a test bank, lesson plans, suggested syllabi, web resources, and additional assignments a CD with ancillaries, including PowerPoint slidesThe well-developed, highly teachable pedagogy of this concise text includes:chapter objectivesto open each chapter“Issue at a Glance”boxes in each chapter that summarize important legal conceptsmarginal definitionsnumerousfigures, tables, and diagramscase excerptsthat discuss legal theory and practical applications“Skills You Need in the Real World”sections in each chapter that highlight particular paralegal skills, ranging from locating expert witnesses to creating a trial notebook to billing time in a file“Life of a Paralegal”sections that profile paralegals working in the field references towebsitesthat assist students in gathering more informationadditional forms and court documentsat the end of each chapterKey Terms, Review Questions, andApplying What You Have LearnedexercisesRefinements to the Third Edition include:web resourcesandcase excerptsalong with other developments in the law, that have been updated throughout the bookassignmentsandexercisesthat have been revised to reflect the author’s experience teaching from the book
Author: Christian Witting
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2018-06-21
Street on Torts provides an insightful and thorough treatment of tort law with a focus on key concepts and clear explanations. This book builds upon the excellent legacy of its previous, celebrated authors with a renewed focus on the needs of today's students. Alongside perceptive coverage of the key principles of tort law, succinct case extracts and accompanying analyses allow students to consider the law in context and understand how it is applied in practice. Key Issues boxes help to guide students through each chapter, whilst clear conclusions offer the opportunity for consolidation. The 15th edition of the book also sees the introduction of problem questions at the end of each chapter, which allow students to actively apply their knowledge of the law whilst practising essential analytical and essay writing skills. Online Resources This book is accompanied by online resources, including answer guidance for each of the problem questions in the book, an additional chapter on animal torts and updates with details of key developments in the law since publication.
Author: Daniel S. Kleinberger
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
Release Date: 2008
The new edition of this successful paperback continues to be a study aid you can depend on to provide students with a firm understanding of the essential concepts and key issues involved in this complex area of law. Updated and revised, Examples & Explanations: Agency, Partnerships, and LLC's, Third Edition, delivers the latest information in the proven-effective Examples & Explanations format. The proven assets of this E&E include: clear, accessible, and engaging text that makes terms and concepts clear effective use of visual aids, such as diagrams and charts, to enhance and expand the text well-crafted examples that pique student interest and curiosity emphasis on areas that traditionally give students the most difficulty Updated and revised, the Third Edition offers: extensive and in-depth treatment of limited liability companies (LLCs) and limited liability partnerships (LLPs), including an integrated discussion of the newly adopted Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act updated agency materials that fully integrate the recently finalized Restatement (Third) of Agency refined coverage of general partnership law to reflect the ascendancy of the Revised Uniform Partnership Act (RUPA) revised coverage of limited partnership law to reflect the increasing acceptance of the 2001 version of the Uniform Limited Partnership Act
Author: Joseph W. Glannon
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
Release Date: 2008
For two decades Examples & Explanations: Civil Procedure has helped students understand the intricacies of civil procedure. Professor Glannon, using the extremely successful Examples & Explanations format that he created, teaches students about civil procedure in an entertaining and elucidating way. Now in its Sixth Edition, this amazing study aid continues to provide clear, engaging introductions to the principles of civil procedure, together with appealing examples that illustrate how these principles apply in typical cases. Students and professors are united in their high regard for this text that helps make a difficult subject accessible: Professor Glannon's unique and entertaining style engages students and helps them to more easily understand difficult concepts Clear and accessible introductions and explanations cover all aspects of the first-year course including the difficult areas of res judicata, collateral estoppel, personal and subject matter jurisdiction, and three chapters on various aspects of the Erie doctrine The proven and popular examples and explanations format is highly effective for learning and applying the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Examples progress gradually from simple to challenging and build students' confidence The frequent use of visual aids including diagrams, charts, and documents helps students grasp complicated ideas The Sixth Edition has been completely updated throughout, and all citations reflect the most current law. In addition: A new chapter on joinder analyzing Rules 19 and 24 Revisions to reflect the extensive 2007 stylistic amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Give your students the help they need to master difficult topics. Be sure to recommend this highly acclaimed study guide--tested by students, instructors, and time.
Author: John Murphy
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2012-03-08
Well-established and highly regarded, Street on Torts provides a detailed yet clear overview of tort law, with strong analysis of case law and contextualisation of individual torts. The highly praised broad coverage and logical structure are maintained, ensuring the book remains a classic 50 years after publication of the first edition.
Tort Law, 2nd edition, is the ideal resource for OCR students studying Tort Law as their A2 option and is an excellent introductory text for students of other law courses. Addressing the new 2007 specifications and assessment methods, the text provides authoritative coverage of Tort Law using an accessible and clear writing style to ensure that complex issues can be easily understood. Tort Law, 2nd edition, is filled with activities, exercises and exam questions for students of all abilities, making what can be a difficult subject area clear and comprehensive and ensuring that students obtain the best possible grade. Key cases are highlighted for quick and easy reference, and Key Facts charts are provided to help students to review and consolidate the subject areas covered. Key features: Detailed guidance on the OCR Special Study Explanation and examples of the new dilemma board Sections on legal problem solving and legal essay writing Self-assessment questions, quizzes, and other activities make the text as interactive as possible Extensive use of case notes separated from the body of the text Written by an experienced author and Chief Examiner
Author: Linda Sharp
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Release Date: 2017-07-05
Genre: Sports & Recreation
Sport Law: A Managerial Approach, third edition, merges law and sport management in a way that is accessible and straightforward. Its organization continues to revolve around management functions rather than legal theory. Concise explanations, coupled with relevant industry examples and cases, give readers just enough legal doctrine to understand the important concepts that apply to each area. This book will help prepare students as they get ready to assume a broad range of responsibilities in sport, education, or recreation. Whether readers work as coaches or teachers; administer professional programs; manage fitness/health clubs; or assume roles in a high school, college, Olympic, or professional sport organization, legal concerns will inevitably be woven into their managerial concerns. This book provides knowledge of the law that helps create a competitive advantage and build a more efficient and successful operation that better serves the needs of its constituents. Special Features of the Book Managerial context tables. Chapter-opening exhibits act as organizational and study tools identifying managerial contexts in relation to major legal issues, relevant law, and illustrative cases for the chapter. Case opinions, focus cases, and hypothetical cases. Legal opinions--both excerpted (case opinions) and summarized (focus cases)--illustrate relevant legal points and help readers understand the interplay between fact and legal theory. The cases include questions for discussion, and the instructor’s manual provides guidance for the discussion. Hypothetical cases further highlight topics of interest and include discussion questions to facilitate understanding of the material; analysis and possible responses appear at the end of the chapter. Competitive advantage strategies. Highlighted, focused strategies based on discussions in the text help readers understand how to use the law to make sound operational decisions and will assist them in working effectively with legal counsel. Discussion questions, learning activities, and case studies. Thoughtful and thought-provoking questions and activities emphasize important concepts;they help instructors teach and readers review the material. Creative case studies stimulate readers, as future sport or recreation managers, to analyze situations involving a legal issue presented in the chapter. Annotated websites. Each chapter includes a collection of web resources to help readers explore topics further. Accompanying the web addresses are brief descriptions pointing out key links and the sites' benefits. Bookmarking these sites will help readers in future research or throughout their careers.
Author: Paul Siegel
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Release Date: 2011-05-16
Updated with fresh examples throughout, the extensively illustrated third edition of Paul Siegel's Communication Law in America is a comprehensive, easy-to-follow overview of the complicated ways in which U.S. law determines who may say what to (and about) whom. Beginning with a clear explanation of the structure and history of the U.S. legal system, Siegel looks at how and why this country has come to place value on the freedom of speech, perhaps above other, sometimes_competing freedoms. He covers the key legal concerns affecting media today, including First Amendment principles, common laws, constitutional considerations, libel laws, invasion of privacy, copyright and trademark, access to government information, covering the judiciary, protecting news sources, advertising, sexual messages and obscenity laws, broadcast regulations, the Internet, and more.
Author: Gary B. Melton
Publisher: Guilford Press
Release Date: 2007-09-18
This is the definitive reference and text for both mental health and legal professionals. The authors offer a uniquely comprehensive discussion of the legal and clinical contexts of forensic assessment, along with best-practice guidelines for participating effectively and ethically in a wide range of criminal and civil proceedings. Presented are findings, instruments, and procedures related to criminal and civil competencies, civil commitment, sentencing, personal injury claims, antidiscrimination laws, child custody, juvenile justice, and more.
Author: Ward Farnsworth
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
Release Date: 2009
The unique approach of Torts: Cases and Questions, Second Edition, presents extraordinary teaching cases positioned in tandem, challenging students to compare the cases and draw connections and distinctions between the two. Teachers across the country are discovering the lively and instructive classroom experience promoted by this fresh and innovative format. Torts: Cases and Questions, Second Edition, features: an exceptionally strong collection of cases arranged in pairs that challenge students to explain the distinctions between them logical organization that starts with intentional torts a balance of classic and contemporary cases chosen to stimulate active student engagement and lively class discussion intermediate cases shorter excerpts than principal cases, but more lightly edited than typical note cases that present a broad survey of the field problems integrated throughout the book that help students apply new concepts and prepare for exams a compatible pedagogical approach that supports a variety of teaching objectives an extensive Teacher's Manual that offers hundreds of interesting questions and answers suitable for classroom use Revised for enhanced clarity throughout, the updated Second Edition includes: coverage that reflects the expanded use of the Restatement (Third) of Torts additional facts added to some case descriptions notes on recent public events of interest, including the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund and litigation over the painkilling drug Vioxx Now with enhanced clarity and even stronger teaching cases, the second edition of Torts: Cases and Questions will revitalize how you teach Torts while it provides complete and sustained support of your coverage preferences and teaching objectives. LOOKING FOR ADDITIONAL RESOURCES TO HELP YOU IN TORTS LAW? TRY EXAMPLES & EXPLANATIONS: LAW OF TORTS 4E (9780735588745) AND THE WOLTERS KLUWER BOUVIER LAW DICTIONARY: 2011 STUDENT EDITION (9780735568525) --TWO OF MANY GREAT STUDY GUIDES FROM WOLTERS KLUWER LAW & BUSINESS.
Author: Robert Cooter
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Business & Economics
This best-selling text continues to provide studentswith a clear method for applying economic analysis to the study of legal rules and institutions. Following an overview of the tools of economic analysis for law students and the tools of legal analysis for economics students, uniquely paired chapters offer a combination of clear theoretical analysis followed by practical application. Economic theories in four core areas of the law are used to explain and analyze topics, illustrating how microeconomic theory can be used to increase understanding of the law and improve public policy. The Third Edition has been thoroughly revised, improving the clarity and flow in exposition, as well as updating the data and examples. *Added examples and cases help to further clarify economic applications. *Unique two-chapter sequences set up the economic model in the first chapter, and then apply the model in the second chapter. *Four key areas of the law are covered: property, contracts, torts, and crime and punishment. *Cases from previous editions and other materials will be posted on the Web. *Learning Aids: Questions, Boxed Inserts, Chapter-End References, Extensive Footnotes, Answers to questi
Author: Richard Carlson
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Release Date: 2013-04-24
Employment Law features up-to-date material on the most dynamic areas of the law, such as rights of undocumented workers, disputes over working time and abusive pay practices, enforcement of rights to health insurance and other benefits, "whistleblowers" conflicts between the demands of work and family or civic obligations, disputes over post-employment competition, and arbitration and informal settlement of disputes. Employment Law completes the coverage of basic employment law for students who have studied collective bargaining and employment discrimination. The text has a strong focus on potential employment disputes, including formation of the relationship and questions of status, employee selection, compensation, supervision, discharge and post-employment disputes. With a current and thought-provoking selection of cases, Employment Law supplements traditional collective bargaining and employment discrimination courses. The Third Edition features developments in federal and state legal strategies against "illegal" alien workers. New material explores employer use of the internet and social media to conduct background checks on applicants and to monitor employee activities the audit and regulation of work-related communications through social media, employee email, electronic communications, and data storage. New issues in employer drug testing law include the disrobing of examinees and "visual" observation. Other important new developments covered in the Third Edition include fraudulent inducement claims against employers under state tort law, the effect of health reform (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) on employee benefits law, and new statutes protecting employee rights regarding "off-duty conduct" and lifestyle. Expanded discussion of employee claims based on implied covenant of good faith under state contract law is presented. An update on the rights of employees returning from military service is featured along with developments in advance waiver of right to jury.