Family Law

Author: Robert E. Oliphant
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9781454815525
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Highly respected ADR authors Michael Moffitt and Andrea Schneider bring their considerable experience and expertise to the proven-effective E & E series pedagogy. Dispute Resolution combines introductions to theory with practical exercises in decision analysis, problem solving, and various forms of conflict resolution. Features: Updated and streamlined coverage of arbitration, in light of recent Supreme Court cases Expanded and updated treatment mediation confidentiality, ethics, and the enforcement of mediation agreements Revised materials on Fraud and other negotiation misconduct Includes recent U.S. Supreme Court opinions, state and federal legislative changes, and common contractual modifications Cites and references to principal cases used in most leading casebooks

Contemporary Family Law

Author: Douglas Abrams
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9781628101652
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In the fourth edition, all 17 chapters are fully updated to reflect the latest family law developments. Developments based on Obergefell v. Hodges are treated fully throughout the new edition. This popular family law casebook engages students with the significant changes to the American family and the corresponding evolution of family law doctrine and policy. The book emphasizes that contemporary families take a variety of forms, including marital and nonmarital relationships, and that constitutional considerations play an increasingly important role in family law. The fourth edition preserves and builds on the approach of the earlier editions: presenting core substantive family law doctrine while also exploring ongoing and emerging policy debates and discussing the importance of cross-disciplinary collaborations with experts in fields such as psychology and accounting. The book introduces the myriad issues central to family law practice and to a lawyer's ethical and professional responsibilities. New cases have been substituted where appropriate, and the notes following each lead case, statute or article have been thoroughly updated. In addition, new Problems expand the number of opportunities for actively engaging students. Contemporary Family Law highlights the issues of professional and ethical responsibility that arise in family law, not only by using Problems that invite students to engage in role playing, but also by devoting separate chapters to legal ethics, alternative dispute resolution, and private ordering. While providing a grounding in the historical and contemporary regulation of marriage, the book also devotes chapters to nonmarital couples and to establishing parenthood. The book also emphasizes concrete aspects of legal practice and professional responsibility by, for example, including material at the end of the first chapter on shifting paradigms within family law practice and the roles of family lawyers, by addressing jurisdictional issues in one integrated chapter, and by presenting problems for discussion in each chapter that enable students to apply doctrine in real-life settings that lawyers face. Moreover, because child custody arrangements lead to some of the most acrimonious family disputes, this casebook devotes two chapters to custody: the first treats the initial custody decision, and the second explores continuing litigation concerning visitation, custody, and key childrearing decisions after the initial disposition, including disputes involving third parties such as cohabitants and grandparents. Both custody chapters include disputes involving nonmarital children. New and expanded material in the fourth edition includes full treatment of Obergefell v. Hodges (2015), the Supreme Court's ruling on the fundamental right of same-sex couples to marry and to have every state recognize their marriage, and its ramifications throughout family law. This edition has added a separate chapter on nonmarital couples, including a section on domestic partnerships, civil unions, and other legal statuses in the wake of Obergefell; extensive coverage of debt and family finances, reflecting the current economic climate, as well as new material on how taxes affect families; substantially updated discussion of the impact of gender in child custody decisions and the current legal status of shared parenting; an expanded Section on the Hague Convention; detailed discussion of new and emerging reproductive technologies; and major revisions to the chapter on child support (including recent data on the central role of child support in low-income families). The chapter on private ordering integrates the new Uniform Premarital and Marital Agreements Act. Finally, the comprehensive 700-page teachers manual presents explanations and pedagogical strategies, including extended exercises, that will help new adopters design a rich course that meets their students'

Professional Responsibility

Author: W. Bradley Wendel
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 073556244X
Size: 15.30 MB
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Now in its Second Edition, Examples & Explanations: Professional Responsibility continues to be an appropriate ancillary source for students in any Professional Responsibility course. Not only does it utilize the proven pedagogy of the E&E series, but it is a completely comprehensive and well-balanced text. This problem-oriented guide is not a simple march through the Model Rules. Instead, it is structured around concepts, with rules and the generally applicable law introduced as needed. This edition retains the great features that made it a dependable source for students in its First Edition: covers the entire law governing lawyers includes agency, fiduciary duty, tort, contract, constitutional, and corporate and securities law. applies concepts and introduces the generally applicable law as needed, avoiding a narrow focus on the Model Rules supplements textual discussions with examples that work through progressively more complex issues uses both text and problems to break the analysis down into steps presents a balanced approach to controversial issues offers an accessible, conversational style draws examples from actual cases, so they are representative of the problems students can expect to encounter in practice incorporates the new sources of law (ABA's Ethics 2000 Initiative, Restatement of Law Governing Lawyers, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act) organically, rather than as add-ons Carefully revised in its Second Edition, this fully up-to-date source: integrates carefully and thoughtfully updated cases, ethics opinions, and problems emphasizes the newest versions of the ABA rules, while retaining information about the older rules where necessary An author website to support classroom instruction using this title is available at http://www.aspenlawschool.com/wendel2

Examples Explanations For Intellectual Property

Author: Stephen M. McJohn
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454860677
Size: 63.25 MB
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Using proven Examples & Explanations pedagogy, this comprehensive study guide provides students with a short account of the law, followed by a variety of concrete examples and explanations that help reinforce and give substance to the key rules and concepts in intellectual property law. Its flexible organization lets students move freely between topics that range from copyrights, to patents, trademarks and trade secrets. Keyed to all major IP survey courses and using compelling examples, Intellectual Property: Examples & Explanations is a straightforward guide that gives students a solid grounding in this dynamic area of law.

Criminal Law

Author: Guyora Binder
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190621036
Size: 13.32 MB
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Many controversies in American criminal law reflect the tension between older and newer conceptions of the purposes of punishment. The English common law of crimes enforced a royal peace by conditioning punishment on unauthorized force and harm to particular victims. The story of American criminal law has been the emergence of a more utilitarian conception of criminal offending as the imposition of risk or the violation of consent, combined with culpability. This conception is reflected in the Model Penal Code and many state codes. Yet understanding contemporary criminal law requires that we also remember the model of offending as trespass against sovereignty out of which it emerged. The Oxford Introductions to U.S. Law: Criminal Law reviews the development of American criminal law and explains its key concepts and persistent controversies in light of its history. These key concepts include retribution and prevention as purposes of punishment; the requirements of a criminal act and a culpable mental state; criteria of causal responsibility; modes of violating consent; inchoate offenses, including attempt and conspiracy; doctrines of participation in crime; and defenses of justification and excuse.

Agency Partnerships And Llcs

Author: Daniel S. Kleinberger
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735558566
Size: 30.64 MB
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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

Examples Explanations For Remedies

Author: Hasen Richard L.
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454892560
Size: 14.83 MB
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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.

Family Law For Paralegals Fourth Edition

Author: J. Shoshanna Ehrlich
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735563829
Size: 21.92 MB
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Newly revised in its Fourth Edition, the popular text; Family Law for Paralegals offers a complete coverage of the basics of family law, combined with historical context and insight in topics of current interest. Engaging students with real-life examples and practical exercises centered on hot issues will induce excitement in the classroom and subsequently evoke a passionate response to the material covered in lecture. Instructors choose Family Law for Paralegals because: * this thoughtful and carefully written textbook offers paralegal students the nuts-and-bolts of the law, while also providing a relevant historical framework and exposure to some of the most dynamic issues in family law today * short historical overviews in each chapter give students a meaningful understanding of family law * comprehensive in coverage, the book covers basic coverage of the issues of marriage and divorce, as well as cutting-edge issues such as non-marital families, child abuse and neglect, and same-sex marriage * helpful real-life examples enhance the textual discussions while sample forms show students what they will encounter in practice * clear pedagogy--including summaries, key terms, and review and discussion questions--helps students better understand the material and develop their critical thinking and writing skills * a range of assignments in each chapter provides students with the opportunity to practice different skills including research, analysis, memo writing, and argumentation * the Instructor's Manual includes teaching tips and a Test Bank Exciting changes to this Fourth Edition include: * new cases that keep the book fresh in its Fourth Edition * Internet references in each chapter * updated topical coverage, with important new developments, particularly in the areas of gay/lesbian rights and nontraditional families Family Law for Paralegals, Fourth Edition uses clearly-written text and well-crafted pedagogy to make the material easily accessible to students, while a comprehensive educational package supports the instructor's efforts give their students a thorough understanding of family law as it applies today. An author website to support classroom instruction using this title is available at http://www.aspenlawschool.com/ehrlich_familylaw4

Administrative Law

Author: William F. Funk
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9781454850106
Size: 23.54 MB
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A favorite among successful students, and often recommended by professors, the unique Examples & Explanations series gives you extremely clear introductions to concepts followed by realistic examples that mirror those presented in the classroom throughout the semester. Use at the beginning and midway through the semester to deepen your understanding through clear explanations, corresponding hypothetical fact patterns, and analysis. Then use to study for finals by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the accompanying analysis. Designed to complement your casebook, the trusted Examples & Explanations titles get right to the point in a conversational, often humorous style that helps you learn the material each step of the way and prepare for the exam at the end of the course. The unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations series is invaluable to teach yourself the subject from the first day of class until your last review before the final. Each guide: helps you learn new material by working through chapters that explain each topic in simple languagechallenges your understanding with hypotheticals similar to those presented in classprovides valuable opportunity to study for the final by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the corresponding analysisquickly gets to the point in conversational style laced with humorremains a favorite among law school studentsis often recommended by professors who encourage the use of study guidesworks with ALL the major casebooks, suits any class on a given topicprovides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures