Author: Joseph W. Glannon
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
Release Date: 2005-01-01
Both students and instructors will welcome the new edition of Joseph W. Glannon's the Law of Torts: Examples & Explanations. This popular study guide provides clear, engaging introductions to the principles of tort law, along with interesting examples that illustrate how the principles apply in typical cases. These distinctive characteristics earned the book its reputation for effectiveness: highly respected author, whose best-selling Civil Procedure: Examples & Explanationsuniquely entertaining writing style that captures and holds student interest coverage of the standard topics from most Torts courses - intentional torts, negligence, causation, duty, damages, liability of multiple defendants, and the effect of the plaintiff's conduct three-chapter section on Taking a Torts Essay Exam supplies guidance, tips, and sample exam questions and answers The Third Edition introduces important new material: two new chapters on Products Liability, one on theories of recovery in strict products liability cases and one on common defenses to strict products liability claims completely updated text, with citations reflecting the most current law
Author: Joseph W. Glannon
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Release Date: 1997
There are two types of Civil Procedure students -- those who use Glannon's helpful paperback and those who end up wishing they did. This phenomenally popular paperback text entered its Third Edition with the unqualified endorsement of students who consider it a survival guide and teachers who recognize it as a worthy partner to any casebook. In the hallmark Examples & Explanations Series style, the book follows a consistent format: each chapter contains explanatory text followed by questions which test student understanding, which are in turn followed by suggested answers. While preserving his distinctive style and approach, Glannon's revisions reflect recent case law and changes in the Rules, such as: -service of process (Rule 4) -venue -an enhanced section on discovery including two new chapters address the scope of discovery under Rule 26 and the major tools of discovery CIVIL PROCEDURES: Examples and Explanations, Third Edition emphasizes personal and subject matter jurisdiction, res judicata, and collateral estoppel. Six full chapters illustrate pleadings and motions, with thorough explanation for the lawyers' strategy. to show how doctrines operate in relation to one another, several chapters compare and contrast related doctrines, such as: -joinder and jurisdiction -judgment n.o.v. -res judicata and joinder Glannon also explains corollaries and qualifications of the doctrine, and offers an unmatched treatment of Erie. By taking an unpretentious approach to civil procedure and using humor and historical names where appropriate, Glannon puts complex concepts within reach of the typical student. Also by Glannon: the Law of Torts: Examples & Explanations And don't forget Glannon's popular AUDIO PROGRAM: Fireside Civil Procedure: An Audio Companion Civil Procedure: Table of Contents Preface to Students Acknowledgements Special Notice PART ONE: CHOOSING A PROPER COURT 1. Personal Jurisdiction: the Enigma of Minimum Contacts 2. Statutory Limits on Personal Jurisdiction: the Reach and Grasp of the Long-Arm 3. Seeking the Home Field Advantage: Challenges to Personal Jurisdiction 4. Diversity Jurisdiction: When Does Multiplicity Constitute Diversity? 5. Personal and Subject Matter Jurisdiction Compared: the First Two Rings 6. Second-Guessing the Plaintiff's Choice of Forum: Removal 7. Proper Venue in Federal Courts: A Rough Measure of Convenience 8. Choosing a Proper Court: the Three Rings Reconsidered PART TWO: STATE LAW IN FEDERAL COURTS 9. Easy Erie: the Law of Rome and Athens 10. Eerie Erie: the Substance/Substance Distinction 11. Erie and State Choice of Law: Vertical Uniformity and Horizontal Chaos PART THREE: THE SCOPE OF THE ACTION 12. Sculpting the Lawsuit: the Basic Rules of Joinder 13. Into the Labyrinth: Joinder of Parties under Rule 14 14. Jurisdictional Fellow Travelers: Supplemental Jurisdiction 15. Jurisdiction vs. Joinder: the Difference between Power and Permission PART FOUR: STEPS IN THE LITIGATION PROCESS 16. the Bearer of Bad Tidings: Service of Process in the Federal Courts 17. Getting Off Easy: the Motion to Dismiss 18. the Scope of Discovery: the Rules Giveth, and the Rules Taketh Away 19. Tools of the Trade: Basic Methods of Discovery 20. Defective Allegation or Insufficient Proof?: Dismissal for Failure to State a Claim Compared to Summary Judgment 21. the Judge and the Jury, Part One: Judgment as a Matter of Law (Directed Verdict) 22. the Judge and the Jury, Part Two: Whose Case Is This, Anyway? PART FIVE: THE EFFECT OF THE JUDGEMENT 23. Res Judicata: the Limits of Procedural Liberality 24. Res Judicata and the Rules of Joinder: When Does May Mean Must? 25. Collateral Estoppel: Fine-Tuning the Preclusion Doctrine 26. T
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: William R. Buckley
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release Date: 2004
Most of the cases in Torts and Personal Injury Law have been decided since 2000, making this the most up-to-date text available on this area of law. The text features the most memorable cases and examples to make the content thought provoking and of great interest to the student. In particular, it addresses computer tort cases which are timely and generally attract students’ attention.
Author: Xiang Li
Release Date: 2014-07-08
The explosive economic development in China over the last three decades has created social challenges unprecedented in the country's history. In response, China has overhauled its existing tort laws and even created new tort laws. By exploring its principles, theories and history, this book provides international readers a fresh outlook on China's tort law system. Granted that some concepts or theories in China's modern tort laws were "borrowed" from the west, the principles behind them can nevertheless often find their roots in ancient Chinese philosophies, concepts or even laws. This book also uses real cases to explain the courts' application of China's tort laws and the meaning of the corresponding statutes.
Author: Jenny Steele
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date: 2014
Tort Law: Text, Cases, and Materials combines incisive author commentary with carefully selected extracts from primary and secondary materials to provide the perfect balance of support and encouragement. The author introduces the fundamental principles of the subject before moving on to discuss more challenging issues, thereby ensuring a full understanding of the subject and encouraging an appreciation of the more complex debates surrounding the law of tort. The book is intended to be a stand-alone text and to provide students with a comprehensive source of relevant materials in this one convenient and easy-to-use volume. Online Resource Centre Updates on developments in tort law Web links to guide students in further study
Author: Arthur Best
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Release Date: 2018-02-13
Buy a new version of this Connected Casebook and receive access to the online e-book, practice questions from your favorite study aids, and an outline tool on CasebookConnect, the all in one learning solution for law school students. CasebookConnect offers you what you need most to be successful in your law school classes—portability, meaningful feedback, and greater efficiency. Offering comprehensive coverage that is suitable for one or two semester torts courses, Basic Tort Law: Cases, Statutes, and Problems, Fifth Edition’s flexible organization accommodates courses that begin either with coverage of intentional torts in Chapter 2 or negligence, beginning with Chapter 3. Chapters 9-17 allow teachers to select additional topics that fit best with their curriculum and interests. Key Features: Cases edited to moderate length, so professors can help students analyze judicial reasoning and treatment of policy implications. Practice-oriented problems in each chapter. A new section on the intentional tort of false imprisonment, covering the concepts of confinement, consent, intentionality, and the shopkeeper’s privilege. A new case addressing whether strict liability for abnormally dangerous activities applies to fracking, which, juxtaposed with another featured case, illustrates the differing ways courts have approached the Restatement factors. A new case discussing joint and several liability, offering a straightforward introduction that enhances or may be substituted for a more detailed treatment of this complicated area. CasebookConnect features: ONLINE E-BOOK Law school comes with a lot of reading, so access your enhanced e-book anytime, anywhere to keep up with your coursework. Highlight, take notes in the margins, and search the full text to quickly find coverage of legal topics. PRACTICE QUESTIONS Quiz yourself before class and prep for your exam in the Study Center. Practice questions from Examples & Explanations, Emanuel Law Outlines, Emanuel Law in a Flash flashcards, and other best-selling study aid series help you study for exams while tracking your strengths and weaknesses to help optimize your study time. OUTLINE TOOL Most professors will tell you that starting your outline early is key to being successful in your law school classes. The Outline Tool automatically populates your notes and highlights from the e-book into an editable format to accelerate your outline creation and increase study time later in the semester.
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: Jaqueline Martin
Publisher: Hachette UK
Release Date: 2013-06-07
Cover all the topics and utilise more past papers with this fully up-to-date OCR AS Law textbook. Written by an expert who has helped hundreds of thousands of students achieve their best in their law exams, this textbook covers all the topics for OCR AS Law in a clear and accessible way. - Address recent changes in the legal system in areas such as police powers, sentencing and legal aid - Help clarify more complex concepts with illustrations, activities and interesting cases - Provide your students with excellent insight into the kind of examination questions they may find on the OCR AS Law paper
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: 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.
Author: Mark Lunney
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Release Date: 2013-08-01
The fifth edition of Lunney and Oliphant's market-leading tort law text provides a complete, authoritative guide to the subject. The book combines clear overviews of the law with well-chosen extracts from cases and materials supported by insightful commentary.
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.