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The Wolters Kluwer Bouvier Law Dictionary

The Wolters Kluwer Bouvier Law Dictionary Author Stephen Michael Sheppard
ISBN-10 9781454820178
Release 2015-11-12
Pages 688
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NEW! The first complete revision of John Bouvier s great law dictionary in more than a century made relevant and authoritative for modern students of the law Derived from the famous 1853 law dictionary used by Daniel Webster, Abraham Lincoln, and Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. The Wolters Kluwer Bouvier Law Dictionary Quick Reference has been brought completely up-to-date by a distinguished and widely-published legal scholar and teacher. Steve Sheppard, with law degrees from Oxford and Columbia Universities, brings his scholarship, international practice, and litigation experience to bear in making the famous text as relevant today as it was when it first broke ground in American law. Definitions derived from contemporary as well as classic sources give the reference book its depth and authority. Building on Bouvier's structure and entries, Professor Sheppard has added thousands of new terms and rewritten many original definitions. 8,500 short definitions explain more than 11,200 words and phrases, giving readers a general understanding of a term when a quick grasp of a concept is required. Each entry is written to be understood by the modern student, argued by the modern lawyer, and cited by the modern judge. An intuitive structure and thorough cross-referencing makes the first complete revision of this essential dictionary in more than a hundred years accessible and easy to use. Features of The Wolters Kluwer Bouvier Law Dictionary Quick Reference: The classic becomes contemporary. Definitions derived from ancient and contemporary sources, with current statutes, regulations, cases, and treatises building on ancient and medieval sources Designed for modern use and contemporary issues Authority in General Editor Stephen Sheppard: Widely published by Cambridge, Oxford and other leading presses Holds law degrees from Oxford and Columbia Universities, including a doctorate in the science of law Draws on international legal practice, litigation, and teaching experience for the selection of terms Encyclopedic in scope: 8,500 entries, explaining more than 11,200 words and phrases, far more than Bouvier's original two-volume set with 6,600 entries Short definitions give readers a quick grasp of a concept and a general understanding in a hurry Clear statement of meanings, context and usage of key terms Intuitive structure, for ease of use: Major terms organize concepts and related terms: e.g. exceptions to Hearsay under hearsay, the forms of estate under Estate Thorough cross-referencing, making terms easy to find Summary of Contents: Welcome to the Bouvier Law Dictionary How to Use the Bouvier Law Dictionary Compact Edition The Order of Words and Phrases The Bouvier Law Dictionary Project The Entries, A-Z First Appendix: The Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution Second Appendix: Justices of the United States Supreme Court



Bouvier s Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia

Bouvier s Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia Author John Bouvier
ISBN-10 UOM:39015020686724
Release 1914
Pages
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Bouvier s Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Bouvier s Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Bouvier s Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia book for free.



The Ashgate Handbook of Legal Translation

The Ashgate Handbook of Legal Translation Author Le Cheng
ISBN-10 9781317044222
Release 2016-04-01
Pages 350
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This volume investigates advances in the field of legal translation both from a theoretical and practical perspective, with professional and academic insights from leading experts in the field. Part I of the collection focuses on the exploration of legal translatability from a theoretical angle. Covering fundamental issues such as equivalence in legal translation, approaches to legal translation and the interaction between judicial interpretation and legal translation, the authors offer contributions from philosophical, rhetorical, terminological and lexicographical perspectives. Part II focuses on the analysis of legal translation from a practical perspective among different jurisdictions such as China, the EU and Japan, offering multiple and pluralistic viewpoints. This book presents a collection of studies in legal translation which not only provide the latest international research findings among academics and practitioners, but also furnish us with a new approach to, and new insights into, the phenomena and nature of legal translation and legal transfer. The collection provides an invaluable reference for researchers, practitioners, academics and students specialising in law and legal translation, philosophy, sociology, linguistics and semiotics.



Pr vn p eklad v teorii a praxi nov ob ansk z kon k

Pr  vn   p  eklad v teorii a praxi  nov   ob  ansk   z  kon  k Author Chromá, Marta
ISBN-10 9788024628516
Release 2014-12-01
Pages 270
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Hlavním cílem publikace je poskytnout čtenářům nejen teoreticky podložený návod, jak postupovat při převádění právních informací z češtiny do angličtiny, ale také praktické ukázky přístupu k překládání nového občanského zákoníku (NOZ). Publikace je rozdělena do tří kapitol. První kapitola podrobně analyzuje proces právního překladu, formuluje základní pravidla pro překládání právních textů a vymezuje rozsah právnělingvistických znalostí a překladatelských dovedností. Druhá kapitola se věnuje překládání právních předpisů, stanovuje právnělingvistická východiska pro překlad českých zákonů do angličtiny, porovnává lingvistický přístup k tvorbě zákonů v České republice a některých anglicky mluvících zemích. Zahrnuje stručnou charakteristiku jazyka NOZ a analýzu různých variet právnické angličtiny, stejně jako některých gramatických jevů, jež jsou pro překlad (nejen) občanského zákoníku podstatné. Třetí kapitola v pěti oddílech ukazuje praktický přístup k překládání občanského zákoníku do angličtiny. První oddíl se věnuje legislativně technickým prvkům celého zákoníku a jeho systematice; další čtyři oddíly jsou vymezeny podle částí NOZ – obecná část, rodinné právo, absolutní majetková práva a relativní majetková práva. V každém oddíle jsou vybrána ustanovení z pohledu překladu obtížnější buď kvůli volbě českých jazykových prostředků, nebo pro nejednoznačnost českého textu, jež může vést k různým interpretacím.



Federal Tax Law

Federal Tax Law Author Stephen Utz
ISBN-10 1454822457
Release 2013
Pages 528
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Federal Tax Law: Practice, Problems, and Perspective by Stephen Utz is a concise, user-friendly, accessible casebook with practice-ready features and robust online content. Featuring a stimulating, challenging, yet transparent presentation, Federal Tax Law retains the subtlety of classic texts while commenting explicitly on overlapping elements of statutory, regulatory and other sources of income tax law. This approach, combined with innovative online companion materials, allows students to see connections between policy and real-world practice. KEY FEATURES: Modern pedagogy featuring multiple learning modalities, immersive learning experiences, adaptive assessment, and measurable learning outcomes. Numerous examples richly illustrate the introduction of new material, and factually detailed problems offer students the opportunity to test their understanding of each sub-topic. Interpretive questions after cases and rulings encourage careful student reading of sources. Integrated multimedia, including videos and flashcards for self-assessment. Bundled with the VitalSource ebooks of the Wolters Kluwer Bouvier Law Dictionary, Compact Edition and the supplement. Access to the Law Simulation Series Platform with ten videos covering key topics from the book. These experiential units give students a preview of practice, requiring creative investigation and negotiation skills for the solution of complex client-oriented problems. A more extensive treatment of tax shelters, with diagrams, than any existing introductory tax casebook.



The Paper Chase

The Paper Chase Author John Jay Osborn
ISBN-10 0983698007
Release 1971
Pages 180
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Fiction. Fortieth anniversary edition with a new preface by the author. A best-selling book and award-winning film and television series, THE PAPER CHASE is at its heart the story of a young Midwesterner, James Hart, who finds himself in the great classrooms of Langdell Hall at Harvard Law School, locked in a zero-sum game with a dominating, omniscient deity: Professor Kingsfield, who asks not just for the student's mind, but for his soul. You quail at the exams, exult when you know the answers, love-hate Professor Kingsfield. It is also a love story that is as contemporary today as it was when the book was written, of a boy from the Midwest and a mysterious and demanding professor's daughter, who refuses to accept accepted wisdom or role models and demands from Hart a love that transcends law school and conventional norms.



Amateur Car Aerodynamics Sourcebook

Amateur Car Aerodynamics Sourcebook Author Julian Edgar
ISBN-10 1482735253
Release 2013
Pages 118
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At last – a book for those who like to modify the aerodynamics of their road cars!In this book author Julian Edgar explores a host of practical and low-cost techniques that you can do yourself without spending a lot of money or needing special facilities. Section 1 introduces aerodynamic drag and lift. The language is simple and straightforward – but still includes concepts such as drag co-efficients, lift co-efficients and the different types of drag that affect road cars. Section 2 is devoted to aerodynamic testing – directly measuring aerodynamic pressures, and seeing airflow patterns by the use of on-road wool-tuft testing. Section 3, the largest part in the book, covers aerodynamic modification. Fitting vortex generators, testing different undertrays, reducing drag, using turning vanes in intercooler ducting – all are covered in detail. In addition, techniques are described for reducing wind noise, building an effective engine intake that breathes high-pressure cold air, siting bonnet vents in the correct location, and testing airflow through intercoolers. With nearly 300 full-colour photos and diagrams, this book is practical and down to earth – and uses techniques able to be carried out on the road.



DIY Car Electronic Modification Sourcebook

DIY Car Electronic Modification Sourcebook Author Julian Edgar
ISBN-10 148400003X
Release 2013-04-26
Pages 174
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If you'd love to know how to simply and effectively modify the electronic systems in your car, this book is for you. In Section 1 you'll find a step-by-step introduction to the world of car electronics. The section starts with very simple circuits but as the pages progress, you'll be introduced to volts, ohms and amps, be shown how to use a multimeter, meet analog and digital signals - and a whole lot more. And at each of these stages, there are real-world car modifications used as examples. Section 2 covers specific modifications to cars. These are wide-ranging - everything from fitting and tuning a commercial engine management signal interceptor, to adding new cabin lights, to cheaply wiring a tow-bar on a CAN bus car, to modifying electric power steering and electronic stability control. Even, the electronic modification of regen braking on a Toyota Prius! Along the way you'll find a host of interesting snippets covering things as diverse as stopping turbo boost cuts, a prebuilt module that will improve your fuel economy, upgrading to LED interior lighting, what's inside poor quality relays - and lots more. The modifications that are down-to-earth, practical, cheap and achievable - this a book that should be on every car modifier's shelf.



An Introduction to the Legal System of the United States

An Introduction to the Legal System of the United States Author Edward Allan Farnsworth
ISBN-10 9780199733101
Release 2010
Pages 227
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An excellent introduction or refresher in the United States legal system for all,especially students and foreign audiences.



Literature

Literature Author X. J. Kennedy
ISBN-10 0134586387
Release 2016-08-18
Pages 2192
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"For introductory courses in Literature. " " "This portable versionof " " " "Literature: " "An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing "has been updated to reflect the 8th Edition of the MLA Handbook(April 2016)* " " " Cultivate a Love of Literature This portable edition of "Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing " features four lightweight, paperback volumes--Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing--packed in a slipcase for a more manageable, easier-to-study format. "" "Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, "13th Edition is a book to lead readers beyond the boundaries of self to see the world through the eyes of others. Built on the assumption that great literature can enrich and enlarge the lives it touches, this text was developed with two primary goals: to introduce individuals to the appreciation and experience of literature in its major forms and to develop individuals abilities to think critically and communicate effectively about and through writing. "* The 8th Editionintroduces sweeping changes to thephilosophy and details of MLA works cited entries. Responding to the increasing mobility of texts, MLA now encourages writers to focus on the process of crafting the citation, beginning with the same questions for any source. These changes, then, align with current best practices in the teaching of writing which privilege inquiry and critical thinking over rote recall and rule-following." "



Point Made

Point Made Author Ross Guberman
ISBN-10 9780199943852
Release 2014-04
Pages 352
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In Point Made, Ross Guberman uses the work of great advocates as the basis of a valuable, step-by-step brief-writing and motion-writing strategy for practitioners. The author takes an empirical approach, drawing heavily on the writings of the nation's 50 most influential lawyers.



Biogeography of Microscopic Organisms

Biogeography of Microscopic Organisms Author Diego Fontaneto
ISBN-10 9781139496582
Release 2011-05-19
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Bringing together the viewpoints of leading experts in taxonomy, ecology and biogeography of different taxa, this book synthesises discussion surrounding the so-called 'everything is everywhere' hypothesis. It addresses the processes that generate spatial patterns of diversity and biogeography in organisms that can potentially be cosmopolitan. The contributors discuss questions such as: are microorganisms (e.g. prokaryotes, protists, algae, yeast and microscopic fungi, plants and animals) really cosmopolitan in their distribution? What are the biological properties that allow such potential distribution? Are there processes that would limit their distribution? Are microorganisms intrinsically different from macroscopic ones? What can microorganisms tell us about the generalities of biogeography? Can they be used for experimental biogeography? Written for graduate students and academic researchers, the book promotes a more complete understanding of the spatial patterns and the general processes in biogeography.



American Law in a Global Context

American Law in a Global Context Author George P. Fletcher
ISBN-10 0195167236
Release 2005
Pages 682
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Resource added for the Paralegal program 101101.



Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology Author Jeffrey Kreutzer
ISBN-10 3319571109
Release 2018-07-14
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This encyclopedia serves as a unified, comprehensive reference for professionals involved in the diagnosis, evaluation, and rehabilitation of persons with neuropsychological and cognitive disorders. Presented in a traditional A-Z format, the encyclopedia addresses assessment strategies, behavioral syndromes and disorders, care systems, dagnosis and diagnostic labels, educational and forensic issues, neuroimaging modalities and techniques, prominent scientists in the field, psychopharmacology, professional issues, rehabilitation interventions, neuropsychological test batteries, and much more. Includes illustrations, tables, and recommendations for further reading.



The ABA Checklist for Family Heirs

The ABA Checklist for Family Heirs Author Sally Balch Hurme
ISBN-10 1616328525
Release 2011
Pages 241
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The ABA Checklist for Family Heirs is a wonderful tool for anyone needing assistance in organizing information for heirs. The book, which comes complete with a CD of documents that can be modified according to one's needs, includes the following checklists: personal history; family history; insurance; benefits for survivors; banking and savings; investments; real estate; debts; wills and trusts; and final wishes.



I Do Solemnly Swear

I Do Solemnly Swear Author Steve Sheppard
ISBN-10 9780521513685
Release 2009-04-27
Pages 276
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This book asks whether officials can be moral and still follow the law, answering that the law requires them to do so.



The Winning Brief 100 Tips for Persuasive Briefing in Trial and Appellate Courts

The Winning Brief  100 Tips for Persuasive Briefing in Trial and Appellate Courts Author Bryan A. Garner
ISBN-10 0199826625
Release 2004-02-13
Pages 528
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Good legal writing wins court cases. It its first edition, The Winning Brief proved that the key to writing well is understanding the judicial readership. Now, in a revised and updated version of this modern classic, Bryan A. Garner explains the art of effective writing in 100 concise, practical, and easy-to-use sections. Covering everything from the rules for planning and organizing a brief to openers that can capture a judge's attention from the first few words, these tips add up to the most compelling, orderly, and visually appealing brief that an advocate can present. In Garner's view, good writing is good thinking put to paper. "Never write a sentence that you couldn't easily speak," he warns-and demonstrates how to do just that. Beginning each tip with a set of quotable quotes from experts, he then gives masterly advice on building sound paragraphs, drafting crisp sentences, choosing the best words ("Strike pursuant to from your vocabulary."), quoting authority, citing sources, and designing a document that looks as impressive as it reads. Throughout, he shows how to edit for maximal impact, using vivid before-and-after examples that apply the basics of rhetoric to persuasive writing. Filled with examples of good and bad writing from actual briefs filed in courts of all types, The Winning Brief also covers the new appellate rules for preparing federal briefs. Constantly collecting material from his seminars and polling judges for their preferences, the second edition delivers the same solid guidelines with even more supporting evidence. Including for the first time sections on the ever-changing rules of acceptable legal writing, Garner's new edition keeps even the most seasoned lawyers on their toes and writing briefs that win cases. An invaluable resource for attorneys, law clerks, judges, paralegals, law students and their teachers, The Winning Brief has the qualities that make all of Garner's books so popular: authority, accessibility, and page after page of techniques that work. If you're writing to win a case, this book shouldn't merely be on your shelf--it should be open on your desk.