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Pretrial Advocacy

Pretrial Advocacy Author Marilyn J. Berger
ISBN-10 1454822317
Release 2013
Pages 687
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Thoroughly updated and revised, Pretrial Advocacy: Planning, Analysis, and Strategy, Second Edition, provides an excellent conceptual and practical foundation for pretrial litigation. With a new page design that makes it user friendly for both teachers and students, it demonstrates the realities of law practice while maintaining an emphasis on case theory. This Newly Revised Edition: DVD with video of the crime scene, deposition demonstrations, computer animations, and software slideshow Checklists at the end of each chapter for easy reference and teachability CD with Case Files for civil and criminal cases with realistic document New Teacher's Manual, including a CD with Actors Guide (Witness materials for role-play of the Assignments) Website for faculty and students: digital downloads, faculty teaching tools and discussion, articles on pretrial and trial advocacy, settlement, and links to software New Chapters in the Second Edition: Taking and Defending Depositions, with effective techniques and strategies Discovery with E-Discovery emphasis Creating Visuals: for pretrial, trial and settlement featuring technological innovations 77 Assignments for student role-play performance and Discussion Questions featuring Daubert issues and diverse expert witness fields Up-to-date ethical considerations based on the ABA Model Rules are included in the text and assignments



Trial Advocacy

Trial Advocacy Author Marilyn J. Berger
ISBN-10 9781454849582
Release 2015-03-24
Pages 564
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Trial Advocacy: Planning, Analysis, and Strategy conveys a clear understanding of the trial process, how lawyers think, and the strategies and techniques of trial persuasion. Updated throughout, the timely Third Edition provides checklists in each chapter as a useful teaching aid. Topical coverage has been expanded to include discussion of Internet interference during trial and the use of focus groups, trial simulations, and technology in trial preparation. A leader in the field, Trial Advocacy offers: a thorough and lucid overview of the trial process balanced coverage of practice and theory informative discussion of how trial lawyers think and act how litigators use state-of-the-art technology trial persuasion strategies and techniques a thoughtful look at the ethical and legal boundaries of trial advocacy More of what's new in the Third Edition: new coverage of bench-trial advocacy a comprehensive treatment of courtroom evidence how to satisfy the judge's expectations of counsel



Criminal Procedure Adjudication

Criminal Procedure  Adjudication Author Erwin Chemerinsky
ISBN-10 9781454882985
Release 2018-02
Pages 756
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Focusing on the adjudicative phase of criminal procedure, Criminal Procedure: Adjudication, Third Edition combines Laurie L. Levenson’s first-hand experience in the criminal justice system with Erwin Chemerinsky’s student-friendly writing style. This volume examines the impact of a host of recent developments in the courts and legislature on the trial process. It eschews reliance on rhetorical questions and law review excerpts in favor of comprehensive exploration of black letter law and trendsetting policy issues. The book utilizes a chronological approach that guides students through criminal procedure doctrine. In addition to presenting the perspectives from various stakeholders (i.e., defense attorneys, judges, prosecutors, and victims), the authors take care to provide students with useful, practice-oriented materials, including pleadings and motions papers. Criminal Procedure: Adjudication not only employs a systemic approach that takes students through issues from policy to application of legal doctrine but also introduces issues at the forefront of modern criminal procedure debates. Key Features: Straightforward writing style and clear, dynamic text that is uncluttered with law review excerpts and features thoughtfully edited principal and minor cases. Intuitive chronological presentation of topics. Systematic and cohesive exploration of policy on every issue, before moving on to the specifics of doctrine. Practice-oriented features and discussion of important, modern criminal procedure issues. Approachable organization based on common progression through criminal justice system. Straight writing style that relies on cases and author essays rather than law review excerpts and strict Socratic rhetoric questions. Practice-oriented features, discussion of modern policy issues, useful example documents for practitioners. Useful examples for future and current criminal law practitioners.



Understanding Remedies

Understanding Remedies Author James M. Fischer
ISBN-10 9781422486559
Release 2010-12-07
Pages 1124
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This comprehensive Understanding treatise provides an introduction to the basic legal rules and principles that constitute the law of remedies as applied by United States courts. The Second Edition of Understanding Remedies represents a major reworking of the original work. The chapters have been reorganized so that the materials follow the customary approach of teaching remedies: (1) General principles applicable to damages, injunctions, and restitution; (2) Remedy defenses; (3) Applications, e.g., bodily injury remedies, breach of contract remedies; (4) Special problems, e.g., punitive damages, attorneys' fees. The materials are comprehensive and respect the nuance and subtlety of the subject. Understanding Remedies presents the richness of the topic to students who wish to gain both a fundamental appreciation of the subject and an insight into the myriad ways remedies influence the shape and dimension of modern American law.



Legal Studies Capstone Assessing Your Undergraduate Education

Legal Studies Capstone  Assessing Your Undergraduate Education Author Nance Kriscenski
ISBN-10 9781133418986
Release 2011-01-10
Pages 224
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LEGAL STUDIES CAPSTONE: ASSESSING YOUR UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION provides an opportunity for students to review, enhance and demonstrate their knowledge and practical application of the law. Achievement of learning objectives is shown through development of a portfolio of student work and a successful score on a comprehensive exam. Measurable learning objectives are detailed for each unit, with discussion questions, portfolio assignments and exam questions designed to measure the attainment of each outcome. Job search, continuing education, ethical obligations and technology skills are addressed, and students organize related documentation to prepare for post-graduation endeavors. These units are followed by summaries of core substantive and procedural areas of law, providing students with a review of prior studies as well as a gap-filler for keys areas essential to success in the workplace, continuing education, or certification and employment exams. Students can evaluate their knowledge of the law through review of questions and answers provided in the comprehensive exam in Appendix A. Portfolio assignments display their ability to draft pleadings, prepare contracts, complete forms and report research results for review by a prospective employer or as reference for future assignments. The Glossary and Other Resources listed in Appendix B assist in fostering successful outcomes in both portfolio development and the assessment exam. In addition to the benefits to students, this text offers guidance to educational programs undertaking a meaningful assessment of learning outcomes. Review of student portfolios and success rates on the comprehensive substantive assessment present student data to be utilized in continuous curriculum development. The Instructor's Resources include a sample course outline, exit exam and portfolio grading rubric. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Learning Civil Procedure

Learning Civil Procedure Author Jeffrey Stempel
ISBN-10 1683288629
Release 2018-04-11
Pages 883
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Learning Civil Procedure provides a broad, student-centered, user-friendly approach to civil procedure that is both clear and sophisticated. Students build mastery of the material through the presentation of examples and analyses. Students then move on to involved problems similar to what they will encounter on final examinations, bar examinations, and as lawyers. The book makes great use of problems to facilitate dialogue in class and correspondingly uses many fewer case excerpts than does the typical casebook. Students will emerge as competent and culturally literate lawyers because the book also includes the core "canon" of civil procedure opinions as well as sufficient historical background. Learning Civil Procedure is a book designed by authors who both teach and litigate, making it the perfect tool for ensuring that students are ready for the classroom, the bar exam, and real-world litigation practice.



Trial Advocacy

Trial Advocacy Author Marilyn J. Berger
ISBN-10 073550735X
Release 2011
Pages 272
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Companion publication to Trial advocacy: planning, analysis, and strategy. 3rd ed. c2011.



Trial Evidence

Trial Evidence Author Thomas A. Mauet
ISBN-10 9781454874676
Release 2015-11-12
Pages 512
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Well-known and experienced authors, highly respected in the clinical field, Thomas A. Mauet and Warren D. Wolfson provide a complete review of the effective use of evidence in a trial setting. Trial Evidence, Sixth Edition is structured around the way judges and trial lawyers think about evidentiary rules, with particular focus on the Federal Rules of Evidence. Numerous examples show how evidentiary issues actually arise, both before and during trial. A logical organization follows the sequence of a trial: opening statement, direct examination, cross examination, and closing arguments. Law and Practice sections throughout the book are based on actual federal and state cases and bring real life to the law of evidence. The accessible style of Trial Evidence always focuses on practice over theory.



An Analytical Approach To Evidence

An Analytical Approach To Evidence Author Ronald Jay Allen
ISBN-10 9781454876083
Release 2016-07-06
Pages 1069
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An Analytical Approach to Evidence: Text, Problems, and Cases, Sixth Edition is a problem-based Evidence casebook that presents the Federal Rules of Evidence in context, illuminates the rulesand’ underlying theories and perspectives, and provides a fully updated and systematic account of the law. The material is presented primarily through straightforward explanatory text. Lively discussion and interesting problems (rather than numerous appellate case excerpts) engage students in understanding the principles, policies, and debates that surround evidence law. Hallmark features of An Analytical Approach to Evidence: Text, Problems, and Cases: An opening transcript from an actual criminal law case illustrates how evidence is admitted and excluded in practiceand—Chapter Two on the trial process can be taught with the transcript or separately A wide range of real-world problems exposes students to the depth and complexity of the Rules of Evidence Every chapter addresses basic rules interpretation, essential policy, and connects theory to practice Teacherand’s Manual includes sample syllabi for both 4- and 3-credit courses, transition guide for each chapter, teaching guidance, and answers to all the problems in the book Thoroughly updated, the Sixth Edition presents: New co-author Alex Stein (Cardozo), who has published widely in areas of evidence, economic analysis of law, and general legal theory, and brings a wealth of expertise to the sixth edition Discussion of fundamental moral questions Discussion of allocation of authority between judges and juries Rulesand’ effects on both primary (non-litigation) and litigation behavior Additional pedagogical elements, format redesign, and simplifying notes/questions to increase appeal to students (without sacrificing intellectual sophistication) New assessment problems with answers allow students to test themselves and prepare for exams



Skills Values Discovery Practice

Skills   Values  Discovery Practice Author David I.C. Thomson
ISBN-10 9781632812230
Release 2014-11-25
Pages
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Skills & Values: Discovery Practice is designed to serve as an introduction to the practical application of the discovery rules. The book and the companion Web Course introduce each discovery topic briefly and then provide a context and structure for exercises and self-study. Skills & Values: Discovery Practice can be used by a professor teaching a full pre-trial course, or one focused just on discovery law. It can be used alone or in conjunction with another pre-trial text. It can be used with the problem set provided in the appendix and in the Web Course or with a professor?s own problem set. It also can be used in a mentorship program in a civil litigation law firm. Each chapter of the book offers an introduction to the key aspects of discovery and then offers exercises that focus on the governing Federal Rule of Civil Procedure (FRCP). The chapters are organized in the order that the discovery rules are most commonly used. The exercises at the end of each chapter ask the student to put the governing rules into action by actually drafting the discovery documents described in the preceding chapter. The book covers the following topics: • Planning for Discovery • Initial Disclosure • Interrogatories and Answers to Interrogatories • Document Requests and Answers to Document Requests • eDiscovery • Motion to Compel Production • Expert Witness Disclosure • Depositions of Fact and Expert Witnesses • Requests for Admission and Answers to Requests for Admission • Motion in limine • Settlement The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.



Antitrust Law Policy and Practice

Antitrust Law  Policy and Practice Author C. Paul Rogers III
ISBN-10 9781579117924
Release 2008-01-14
Pages 1486
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This book explores in detail those legal issues that arise in counseling, planning, and litigating under the antitrust laws. It is designed to integrate theory and policy issues with doctrine and practice so that students will emerge with a fundamental grasp of antitrust doctrine, at least an introduction to the vagaries of antitrust practice, and a sensitivity to policy issues undergirding the application and enforcement of the antitrust laws. The Fourth Edition of Antitrust Law: Policy and Practice provides close coverage of the application of antitrust doctrine to cutting-edge technologies, the Internet, and to rapidly shifting markets. Antitrust Law: Policy and Practiceis unique in a number of ways: • The materials are designed to keep the business context of the problems in the forefront in order to give theory and doctrine a more solid footing in practical affairs. • The lawyer's role as counselor and planner is emphasized throughout. • The business context emphasis is paralleled by another practical emphasis on enforcement and procedure. • Several notes, questions, and problems touch on important ethical issues. • The authors include a wide variety of problems, designed to satisfy a wide range of teaching objectives and styles, and a wide range of student interests. Some are short and intended to be addressed in passing or by brief explanation. Some are longer, intended to occupy a full class hour or more. Some are in serial form, with the reader getting additional data as more doctrine is assimilated. And some are review problems that students may find useful to discuss among themselves. This eBook features links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.



Evidence for Paralegals

Evidence for Paralegals Author Marlowe
ISBN-10 9780735590137
Release 2015-08-17
Pages 368
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Clearly written textbook that helps students understand how evidentiary principles are applied in real-life situations. Text focuses on the practical applications of the Federal rules of Evidence and how the rules relate to paralegal practice. Features: Covers a full range of topics, including gathering evidence, interviewing witnesses, and researching. Written from a real-life perspective, showing how actual practice works in local, state, and federal court. Pedagogy in text developed for paralegal students, and includes short case summaries, readable examples, marginal definitions of terms, marginal cross-references to the Rules of Evidence, review questions, and hypotheticals. Short, concise presentation is ideal for paralegal courses. Updated with changes to the Federal Rules of Evidence. Updated with new cases. New hypotheticals and discussion questions added.



Alternatives to Litigation

Alternatives to Litigation Author Abraham P. Ordover
ISBN-10 160156337X
Release 2014-07
Pages 282
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Alternatives to Litigation has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Alternatives to Litigation also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Alternatives to Litigation book for free.



Trial Advocacy in a Nutshell

Trial Advocacy in a Nutshell Author Paul Bergman
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105061863275
Release 1997-01-01
Pages 369
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This text concentrates on specific skills and techniques associated with trying cases. Rather than stating vague conclusions such as, "Be dramatic" or "Show no mercy to perjurers on cross," it identifies and illustrates specific tactics and styles of examination and argument. This text sets out techniques that can be molded to the reader's personal style, rather than ask submerging the reader's style into preconceived professional norms. This is done by alternative suggestions for reacting to common situations using a variety of factual settings and legal issues. The text provides the scope and highlights you need to excel in understanding this field. This will enable you to answer exam questions more quickly and accurately, and enhance your skills as an attorney.



Dispute Resolution and Lawyers

Dispute Resolution and Lawyers Author Leonard L. Riskin
ISBN-10 0314253076
Release 2005
Pages 977
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This classic casebook approaches dispute resolution from the unique perspective of lawyers, including their various roles as counselors, advocates, and dispute resolution specialists, and as human beings involved in these processes. While retaining its familiar style, organization, accessibility and sense of humor, the new edition also updates this classroom-tested casebook with all major cases and practice, empirical, and theoretical developments, and gives special emphasis to problem-solving and understanding and managing conflict.



Modern Trial Advocacy Analysis and Practice Fifth Edition

Modern Trial Advocacy  Analysis and Practice  Fifth Edition Author Steven Lubet
ISBN-10 9781601565075
Release 2015-09-16
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Modern Trial Advocacy presents a realistic and contemporary approach to learning and developing trial advocacy skills. This book offers a sophisticated theory-driven approach to advocacy training that distinguishes it from other books in the field. In addition to the valuable sections on uses of theory, theme, and story frame; the persuasive value of inferences and cognitive theory; and discussion of witness "credibility variables," explaining how to bolster or undermine testimony. The Fifth Edition includes: • a brand new chapter on using electronic visuals and technology in the courtroom; and • new enhanced video content-top NITA faculty demonstrate the core techniques discussed in the book so you can observe and learn these skills in a new way. The eBook versions of this title feature links to Lexis Advance for further legal research options.



Essential Lawyering Skills

Essential Lawyering Skills Author Stefan H. Krieger
ISBN-10 9781454860877
Release 2015-02-13
Pages 432
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A readable and concise introduction to the essential skills of interviewing, counseling, negotiation, and fact analysis. Features: Incorporates the latest research on: cognitive science research on fact analysis; storytelling process; and negotiation theory. Includes state-of-the-art techniques for fact investigation. Plenty of examples promote interest, accessibility, and place topics in context.