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An Introduction to Constitutional Law: 100 Supreme Court Cases Ev...
by , Josh Blackman

Language

English

Pages

332

Publication Date

September 13, 2019

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<p></p><p>This multimedia platform combines a book and video series that will change the way you study constitutional law. <strong><em>An Introduction to Constitutional Law</em></strong> teaches the narrative of constitutional law as it has developed over the past two centuries. All students—even those unfamiliar with American history—will learn the essential background information to grasp how this body of law has come to be what it is today. An online library of sixty-three videos (access codes provided with purchase of the book) brings the Supreme Court’s one hundred most important decisions to life. These videos are enriched by photographs, maps, and even audio from the Supreme Court. The book and videos are accessible for all levels: law school, college, high school, home school, and independent study. Students can read and watch these materials before class to prepare for lectures or study after class to fill in any gaps in their notes. And, come exam time, students can watch the entire canon of constitutional law in about twelve hours. </p><p></p>
Examples & Explanations for Contracts (Examples & Explanations Se...
by Brian A. Blum

Language

English

Pages

896

Publication Date

February 05, 2017

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<p>A favorite classroom prep tool of successful students that is often recommended by professors, the <strong>Examples & Explanations </strong>(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.</p> <p>Here’s why you need an E&E to help you study throughout the semester:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Clear explanations </strong>of each class topic, in a conversational, funny style.</li> <li><strong>Features hypotheticals </strong>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.</li> <li><strong>It offers coverage </strong>that works with ALL the major casebooks, and suits any class on a given topic.</li> </ul> <p>The <strong>Examples & Explanations</strong> 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.</p>
Examples & Explanations for Civil Procedure (Examples & Explanati...
by Joseph W. Glannon

Language

English

Pages

718

Publication Date

January 17, 2018

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<p>A favorite classroom prep tool of successful students that is often recommended by professors, the <strong>Examples & Explanations </strong>(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.</p> <p>Here’s why you need an E&E to help you study throughout the semester:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Clear explanations </strong>of each class topic, in a conversational, funny style.</li> <li><strong>Features hypotheticals </strong>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.</li> <li><strong>It offers coverage </strong>that works with ALL the major casebooks, and suits any class on a given topic.</li> </ul> <p>The <strong>Examples & Explanations</strong> 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.</p>
Examples & Explanations for The Law of Torts (Examples & Explana...
by Joseph W. Glannon

Language

English

Pages

700

Publication Date

January 30, 2015

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A favorite among successful students, and often recommended by professors, the unique <b>Examples & Explanations</b> 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 <b>Examples & Explanations</b> 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. </p><p>The unique, time-tested <b>Examples & Explanations</b> series is invaluable to teach yourself the subject from the first day of class until your last review before the final. Each guide:</p><p><ul><li>helps you learn new material by working through chapters that explain each topic in simple language</li><li>challenges your understanding with hypotheticals similar to those presented in class</li><li>provides valuable opportunity to study for the final by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the corresponding analysis</li><li>quickly gets to the point in conversational style laced with humor</li><li>remains a favorite among law school students</li><li>is often recommended by professors who encourage the use of study guides</li><li>works with ALL the major casebooks, suits any class on a given topic</li><li>provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures</li></ul></p>
Examples & Explanations for Evidence (Examples & Explanations Ser...
by Arthur Best

Language

English

Pages

322

Publication Date

July 23, 2018

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<p>A favorite classroom prep tool of successful students that is often recommended by professors, the <strong>Examples & Explanations </strong>(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.</p> <p>Here’s why you need an E&E to help you study throughout the semester:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Clear explanations </strong>of each class topic, in a conversational, funny style.</li> <li><strong>Features hypotheticals </strong>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.</li> <li><strong>It offers coverage </strong>that works with ALL the major casebooks, and suits any class on a given topic.</li> </ul> <p>The <strong>Examples & Explanations</strong> 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.</p>
Law, Society and Community: Socio-Legal Essays in Honour of Roger...
by , David Schiff

Language

English

Pages

371

Publication Date

September 28, 2014

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<p>This collection of socio-legal studies, written by leading theorists and researchers from around the world, offers original, perceptive and critical contributions to ideas and theories that have been expounded by Roger Cotterrell over a long and distinguished career. Engaging with many classic issues and theories of the sociology of law, the contributions are likely to become classics themselves as they tackle some of the most significant challenges that modern law faces. They do not shy away from what one of the contributors describes as the complexity and multiplicity of our contemporary legal world. The book is organized in three parts: socio-legal themes; methodological and jurisprudential themes; globalization, cultural and comparative law themes. Starting with a chapter that re-engages with the need to interpret legal ideas sociologically, and ending with one that explores the global significance of modern fascination with the idea of the rule of law, this selection offers important additions to the oeuvre of Roger Cotterrell (a list of whose academic writings is included in the book).</p>
Essay Exam Writing for the California Bar Exam
by , Tina Schindler

Language

English

Pages

996

Publication Date

May 23, 2018

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<p>Based on the authors’ proven-effective methodology, <em>Essay Exam Writing for the California Bar Exam </em>contains everything bar exam candidates need to pass the essay portion of the California bar exam. This text combines instruction and practice in essay writing, fact analysis, and issue spotting, with a remarkably efficient review of substantive law, as well as time management tips and strategies for improving test performance.</p> <p>New to the Second Edition:</p> <ul> <li>Updates to the law (there have been some important changes to the law, particularly in Constitutional Law, Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure and Business Assocations)</li> <li>Updated coverage to keep up on bar testing trends with expanded coverage on some topics that are now more frequently bar tested than they were at the time of the first edition</li> <li>Updated practice questions to include questions from the recent bar administrations</li> <li>Updated Issues Tested Matrices to include the past 5 years of bar examinations</li> </ul>
Examples & Explanations for Property
by , Joseph Snoe

Language

English

Pages

649

Publication Date

March 13, 2019

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<p><em><strong>Examples & Explanations: Property, Sixth Edition</strong></em>, is a study aid that offers clear textual introductions to legal terms and concepts in property law, followed by examples and explanations that test and apply the reader’s understanding of the material covered. Both authors have years of experience presenting material in a clear and compelling way.</p><br /><br /><p>With its rich pedagogy that features boldfaced legal terms and visual aids, <em>Examples & Explanations: Property, Sixth Edition</em>, fills a niche that is distinct from other books. Using a six-part topical organization, accomplished authors Barlow Burke and Joseph Snoe ensure that the rules and doctrines making up the first-year course on the law of property are well covered.</p><br /><br /><p><strong>New to the Sixth Edition:</strong></p><br /><br /><ul><br /><li>Revised and rearranged coverage and examples to focus on major points and concepts and to clarify more obscure issues</li><br /><li>Simplified examples and questions to highlight the main issue</li><br /><li>A more structured development of Chain of Title problems inherent in recording systems</li><br /><li>An added discussion of <em>Construction Industry of Sonoma County v. City of Petaluma</em> in the exclusionary zoning section</li><br /><li>Incorporation of the Department of Justice’s regulations and examples interpreting the Religious Land Use and Institutional Persons Act</li><br /><li>Expanded guidance on the Wireless Communication Facilities Act</li><br /><li>Reorganization of the chapter on Takings to emphasize how exceptions build on the <em>Penn Central Transportation Co. v. New York City</em> ad hoc factors</li><br /><li>Discussion on <em>Muir v. Wisconsin</em> in the Takings analysis (states’ ability to conceptually merge parcels to defeat a Takings claim)</li><br /><li>Follow-ups on the effect (or lack thereof) of <em>Stop the Beach Renourishment, Inc. v. Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection</em></li><br /><li>Brief discussion of <em>Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States</em> in easement chapter (whether a railroad abandoning a strip of land held an easement or a fee simple determinable)</li><br /><li>Clarification and expansion of the discussion of landlord-tenant issues</li><br /></ul>
One L: The Turbulent True Story of a First Year at Harvard Law Sc...
by Scott Turow

Language

English

Pages

336

Publication Date

August 03, 2010

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<p><i>One L</i>, Scott Turow's journal of his first year at law school introduces and a best-seller when it was first published in 1977, has gone on to become a virtual bible for prospective law students. Not only does it introduce with remarkable clarity the ideas and issues that are the stuff of legal education; it brings alive the anxiety and competiveness--with others and, even more, with oneself--that set the tone in this crucible of character building. Turow's multidimensional delving into his protagonists' psyches and his marvelous gift for suspense prefigure the achievements of his celebrated first novel, <i>Presumed Innocent</i>, one of the best-selling and most talked about books of 1987.</p><p>Each September, a new crop of students enter Harvard Law School to begin an intense, often grueling, sometimes harrowing year of introduction to the law. Turow's group of One Ls are fresh, bright, ambitious, and more than a little daunting. Even more impressive are the faculty: Perini, the dazzling, combative professor of contracts, who presents himself as the students' antagonist in their struggle to master his subject; Zechman, the reserved professor of torts who seems so indecisive the students fear he cannot teach; and Nicky Morris, a young, appealing man who stressed the humanistic aspects of law.</p><p>Will the One Ls survive? Will they excel? Will they make the<i> Law Review</i>, the outward and visible sign of success in this ultra-conservative microcosm? With remarkable insight into both his fellows and himself, Turow leads us through the ups and downs, the small triumphs and tragedies of the year, in an absorbing and throught-provoking narrative that teaches the reader not only about law school and the law but about the human beings who make them what they are.</p><p>In the new afterword for this edition of <i>One L</i>, the author looks back on law school from the perspective of ten years' work as a lawyer and offers some suggestions for reforming legal education.</p>
Getting to Maybe: How to Excel in Law School Exams
by , Jeremy R. Paul

Language

English

Pages

348

Publication Date

May 01, 1999

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Professors Fischl and Paul explain law school exams in ways no one has before, all with an eye toward improving the reader’s performance. The book begins by describing the difference between educational cultures that praise students for “right answers,” and the law school culture that rewards nuanced analysis of ambiguous situations in which more than one approach may be correct. Enormous care is devoted to explaining precisely how and why legal analysis frequently produces such perplexing situations.<br /><br />But the authors don’t stop with mere description. Instead, Getting to Maybe teaches how to excel on law school exams by showing the reader how legal analysis can be brought to bear on examination problems. The book contains hints on studying and preparation that go well beyond conventional advice. The authors also illustrate how to argue both sides of a legal issue without appearing wishy-washy or indecisive. Above all, the book explains why exam questions may generate feelings of uncertainty or doubt about correct legal outcomes and how the student can turn these feelings to his or her advantage.<br /><br />In sum, although the authors believe that no exam guide can substitute for a firm grasp of substantive material, readers who devote the necessary time to learning the law will find this book an invaluable guide to translating learning into better exam performance.

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