The Law of Torts

Examples and Explanations

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Author: Joseph W. Glannon

Publisher: Aspen Law & Business

ISBN: 9780735540248

Category: Law

Page: 642

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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

Civil Procedure

Examples and Explanations

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Author: Joseph W. Glannon

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 615

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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

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

Street on Torts

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Author: Christian Witting

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198700946

Category: Law

Page: 747

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Tried and tested by generations of students, Street on Torts provides a wide-ranging, clear and accurate explanation of the law of torts. Witting incorporates the latest learning on each of the torts covered in this book to provide a thoughtful account of the purposes, rules, and operation of the law. Coverage has been closely mapped to undergraduate law courses around the UK and updates and web links can be found on the accompanying Online Resource Centre.

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.

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.

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

View: 343

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

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

Torts and Personal Injury Law

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Author: William R. Buckley,Cathy J. Okrent

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780766847613

Category: Law

Page: 532

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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.