The Law of Torts

Examples and Explanations

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Author: Joseph W. Glannon

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 556

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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

Street on Torts

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Author: Christian Witting

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198811160

Category: Law

Page: 752

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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.

Street on Torts

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Author: John Murphy,Christian Witting

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199554447

Category: Law

Page: 750

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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.

Civil Procedure

Examples and Explanations

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Author: Joseph W. Glannon

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735570337

Category: Law

Page: 722

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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.

Evidence

Examples and Explanations

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Author: Arthur Best

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 273

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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

Tort Law for Paralegals, Third Edition

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Author: Neal R. Bevans

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735578737

Category: Law

Page: 487

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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

Agency, Partnerships, and LLCs

Examples and Explanations

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Author: Daniel S. Kleinberger

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735558566

Category: Law

Page: 615

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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

The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law

Three Volume Set

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Author: NA NA

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1349741736

Category: History

Page: 657

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A great deal of economics is about law - the functioning of markets, property rights and their enforcement, financial obligations, and so forth - yet these legal aspects are almost never addressed in the academic study of economics. Conversely, the study and practice of law entails a significant understanding of economics, yet the drafting and administration of laws often ignore economic principle. The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law is uniquely placed by the quality, breadth and depth of its coverage to address this need for building bridges. Drawn from the ranks of academics, professional lawyers, and economists in eight countries, the 340 contributors include world experts in their fields. Among them are Nobel laureates in economics and eminent legal scholars. First published in 1998 and now available in paperback for the first time, The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics and the Law has established itself as a classic reference work in this important field.

Tort Law

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Author: Chris Turner

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780340941607

Category: Torts

Page: 288

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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

Concise Chinese Tort Laws

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Author: Xiang Li,Jigang Jin

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3642410243

Category: Law

Page: 327

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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.

Tort Law

Text, Cases, and Materials

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Author: Jenny Steele

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0199671400

Category: Law

Page: 937

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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

Communication Law in America

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Author: Paul Siegel

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

ISBN: 1442209399

Category: Law

Page: 526

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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.

Examples & Explanations for Remedies

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Author: Hasen Richard L.

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454892560

Category: Law

Page: 468

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A favorite classroom prep tool of successful students that is often recommended by professors, the Examples & Explanations (E&E) series provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures. Each E&E offers hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations that allow you to test your knowledge of the topics in your courses and compare your own analysis. Here’s why you need an E&E to help you study throughout the semester: Clear explanations of each class topic, in a conversational, funny style. Features hypotheticals similar to those presented in class, with corresponding analysis so you can use them during the semester to test your understanding, and again at exam time to help you review. It offers coverage that works with ALL the major casebooks, and suits any class on a given topic. The Examples & Explanations series has been ranked the most popular study aid among law students because it is equally as helpful from the first day of class through the final exam.

Law and Economics

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Author: Robert Cooter,Thomas Ulen

Publisher: Addison Wesley

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 545

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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

Torts

Cases and Questions

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Author: Ward Farnsworth,Mark F. Grady

Publisher: Aspen Law & Business

ISBN: 9780735582941

Category: Law

Page: 800

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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.

Tort Law

Essentials

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Author: Mark Geistfeld

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business

ISBN: 9780735568280

Category: Law

Page: 414

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Tort Law: The Essentials is part of Aspen's new Essentials Series, which takes a "forest rather than the trees" approach by first exposing students to the subject as a whole before delving deeply into individual legal rules. This insightful paperback concentrates on the fundamentals and uses an informal, personal style to explain the essential concepts and doctrines of tort law. Suitable for use with any casebook, this resource will help students recognize and understand how common themes enhance their ability to comprehend doctrinal issues.

Psychological Evaluations for the Courts, Third Edition

A Handbook for Mental Health Professionals and Lawyers

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Author: Gary B. Melton,John Petrila,Norman G. Poythress,Christopher Slobogin

Publisher: Guilford Press

ISBN: 160623739X

Category: Psychology

Page: 930

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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.