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An Advocate Persuades
by , Sandy Patrick

Language

English

Pages

445

Publication Date

January 01, 2016

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<p><em>An Advocate Persuades</em> introduces its reader to the role of the advocate and the tools of persuasion. This book, like its predecessor <em>A Lawyer Writes</em>, places the reader in the role of a first-year attorney. Now, that first-year attorney must draft a motion or appellate brief and then present an oral argument.</p><br /><p>With step-by-step explanations and numerous examples, <em>An Advocate Persuades</em> explains how to develop and refine trial-level and appellate arguments and then how to present those arguments orally. Speaking to its readers in a straightforward manner, <em>An Advocate Persuades</em> communicates both the theories and foundational skills of persuasion so that they will be retained for a lifetime of legal practice.</p><br /><p><strong>A teaching website for this book is available. If you are a professor, you may request the link and login information by emailing meade (at) cap-press (dot) com.</strong></p>
Wills Trusts & Estates, Tenth Edition (Aspen Casebook Series)
by , Jesse Dukeminier

Language

English

Pages

1056

Publication Date

June 05, 2017

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<p>Hailed as one of the best casebooks in legal education, the text combines interesting cases, thoughtful analysis, notes, images, and a clear organization for an excellent teaching tool.</p> <p>Retaining the late Jesse Dukeminier’s blend of wit, erudition, and playfulness, the Tenth Edition uses cartoons, illustrations, case documents, and photographs to provide visual commentary that augments the wide-ranging cases and other readings. Sidebars on relevant but unique persons, places, and events provide thought-provoking and fascinating context. This casebook is not only fun to read, but fun for professors to teach.</p><p><strong>New to the Tenth Edition:</strong></p> <ul> <li>All new section on <em>electronic </em>or<em> digital wills</em> and the emerging case law that has begun to accept them</li> <li>All new section on <em>trust decanting</em>, now recognized in 25 states, with attention to the breadth of statutory and case law treatments of decanting</li> <li>Reworked coverage of <em>same-sex marriage</em> in light of <em>Obergefell v. Hodges </em>and refreshed treatment of inheritance rights for <em>cohabiting unmarried partners</em></li> <li>Updated and expanded coverage of <em>wealth </em>and<em> income inequality</em></li> <li>Refreshed treatment, with updated case law, on <em>undue influence</em></li> <li>Attention to new case law and statutory developments in <em>will execution</em> and <em>reformation of wills for mistake</em></li> <li>Revised and clarified coverage of <em>revocable trusts</em> and other <em>nonprobate transfers</em> and the difficult relationship of state wealth transfer law with federal pension law</li> <li>Updated treatment of <em>trust fiduciary law</em>, including new case law and statutory developments on <em>directed trusts</em>, <em>waiver of fiduciary duties</em>, and <em>trust investment law</em></li> <li>Revised treatment of <em>creditor rights to beneficial interests in trust</em>, with attention to choice-of-law rules and growing statutory recognition of self-settled asset protection trusts</li> </ul><p></p><p>The purchase of this Kindle edition does not entitle you to receive access to the online e-book, practice questions from your favorite study aids, and outline tool available through CasebookConnect.</p>
Constitutional Law (Aspen Casebook Series)
by Erwin Chemerinsky

Language

English

Pages

1915

Publication Date

November 14, 2019

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<p>A leading text by a prominent scholar, <strong><em>Constitutional Law</em></strong> is known for its concise, yet comprehensive presentation. Professor Chemerinsky’s distinctive approach for the <strong>Sixth Edition</strong> presents the law solely through case excerpts and his own essays. With the author’s context and background information, the law becomes more readily understood. A flexible organization accommodates a variety of course structures; no chapter assumes that students have read preceding material.</p> <p><strong>New to the Sixth Edition:</strong></p> <ul> <li>New cases decided since the Fifth Edition, including those on partisan gerrymandering, the travel ban, state action, freedom of speech, and the religion clauses</li> <li>Significant reorganizations of some of the chapters (including chapters on federal limits on state power and the religion clauses)</li> </ul> <p><strong>Professors and students will benefit from:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Renowned authorship</li> <li>Concise, yet comprehensive presentation</li> <li>Distinctive approach presents the law solely through case excerpts and author-written essays</li> <li>Straightforward, accessible writing style that provides context and background information for greater understanding</li> <li>Flexible organization—no chapter assumes that students have read the rest</li> <li>Cases and materials have been edited to be as ideologically neutral as possible</li> </ul> <p></p>
A Toast to the Billionaire Boys Club (Billionaire Romance Book 29...
by Cara Miller

Language

English

Pages

264

Publication Date

January 07, 2020

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<b>After a year of love and surprises from her husband Tyler,</b> Kelsey is sure that he's planning to give her something special for their first anniversary. <i>But she's shocked to discover what he asks her to give up first.</i>
Property (Aspen Casebook Series)
by , Lior Jacob Strahilevitz

Language

English

Pages

1216

Publication Date

November 22, 2017

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<p>Jesse Dukeminier’s trademark wit, passion, and human interest perspective has made <em>Property</em>, now in its Ninth Edition, one of the best—and best loved—casebooks of all time. A unique blend of authority and good humor, you’ll find a rich visual design, compelling cases, and timely coverage of contemporary issues. In the Ninth Edition, the authors have created a thoughtful and thorough revision, true to the spirit of the classic <em>Property </em>text.</p> <p><strong>Key Benefits:</strong></p> <ul> <li>A new chapter on the Intellectual Property/Property relationship, that gives students a taste of patent law, copyright law, trademark law, and trade secrets law. The chapter highlights the differences and similarities among the legal treatment of real, chattel, and intellectual property.</li> <li>A dynamic, two-color designed casebook that encompasses cases, text, questions, problems, examples and numerous photographs and diagrams.</li> <li>Extended coverage of major recent Supreme Court decisions, including <em>Murr v. Wisconsin</em>, <em>Horne v. Department of Agriculture</em>, and <em>Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States</em>.</li> </ul><p>The purchase of this Kindle edition does not entitle you to receive access to the online e-book, practice questions from your favorite study aids, and outline tool available through CasebookConnect.</p>
Constitutional Law: Principles and Policies (Aspen Treatise Serie...
by Erwin Chemerinsky

Language

English

Pages

1507

Publication Date

June 17, 2019

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<p>Relied on by students, professors, and practitioners, Erwin Chemerinsky’s popular treatise clearly states the law and identifies the underlying policy issues in each area of constitutional law. Thorough coverage of the topic makes it appropriate for both beginning and advanced courses.</p> <p><strong>New to the Sixth Edition:</strong></p> <ul> <li>New discussion of the Preamble to the Constitution in Ch. 1</li> <li>Discussion of many new cases throughout the book. Major new decisions include: <em>Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission; Gill v. Whitford; Zivotofsky v. Kerry; Lucia v. SEC; South Dakota v. Wayfair; Fisher v. University of Texas, Austin; Obergefell v. Hodges; Whole Women’s Health v. Hellerstedt; Matal v. Tam; Williams-Yulee v. Florida State Bar; National Institute of Family and Life Advocates v. Becerra; Janus v. American Federation; Town of Greece v. Galloway</em>; and <em>Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer</em></li> <li>New materials on presidential power, immigration, and travel bans under the Trump administration, including <em>IRAP v. Trump</em> and <em>Hawaii v. Trump</em></li> </ul> <p><strong>Professors and students will benefit from:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Renowned authorship</li> <li>Examination of black-letter law and all the myriad issues of constitutional interpretation with unrivaled thoroughness and lucidity</li> <li>Excellent historical overview of the creation and ratification of the Constitution, examining the existential question of why we have a constitution</li> </ul>
Criminal Law and its Processes: Cases and Materials (Aspen Casebo...
by , Rachel E. Barkow

Language

English

Pages

1433

Publication Date

December 31, 2016

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<p>From a preeminent authorship team, <strong><em>Criminal Law and its Processes: Cases and Materials, Tenth Edition</em></strong>, continues in the tradition of its best-selling predecessors by providing students not only with a cohesive policy framework through which they can understand and examine the use of criminal laws as a means for social control but also analytic tools to understand and apply important criminal law doctrines. Instead of presenting the elements of various crimes in a disjointed fashion, Criminal Law and its Processes: Cases and Materials focuses on having students develop a nuanced understanding of the underlying principles, rules, and policy rationales that inform all criminal laws. A cases-and-notes pedagogy along with scholarly excerpts, questions, and notes, provides students with a rich foundation for not only the academic examination of criminal laws but also the application of the law to real-world scenarios. </p> <p>Features:</p> <ul> <li>Retains prior edition’s principal cases and Notes and Questions approach to explain and probe fundamental concepts.</li> <li>Notes updated to incorporate contemporary cases and recent news touching on criminal law.</li> <li>Inclusion of additional preeminent cases in the field of criminal law, including: <ul> <li>Yates v. United States, 135 S. Ct. 1074, (Supreme Court application of common statutory interpretation techniques and the rule of lenity)</li> <li>Rosamond v. United States, 134 S. Ct. 1240, (Supreme Court examination of accomplice liability)</li> <li>Perry v. Florida (examination of the agreement requirement for conspiracy through the lens of a Florida sexual battery offense).</li> </ul> </li> <li>Theft (chapter 9) substantially revised to include new principal case dealing with trespassers takers in the credit card context.</li> <li>Expanded discussion of: mass incarceration and prosecutorial/law enforcement discretion; and, the intersections between race and criminal la</li></ul><p>The purchase of this Kindle edition does not entitle you to receive access to the online e-book, practice questions from your favorite study aids, and outline tool available through CasebookConnect.</p>
Effective Communication: The Patterns of Easy Influence: Master b...
by Peter Andrei

Language

English

Pages

285

Publication Date

December 05, 2019

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<p>Want to <strong>ace every interview</strong> with easy confidence, impress every employer, and <u>get your dream job</u>? <br /></p><p>Want to <strong>command respect</strong> in management and business, gaining <u>instant support for your ideas</u>?<u></u><br /></p><p>Want to <strong>know exactly what to say</strong> to influence people in business and <u>sell with ease</u>? Read more...<br /></p><p><strong>You have a problem. Let me explain:</strong><br /></p><p>Your professional communication is ineffective. Why? Because it is missing <em>structure</em>. And business communication without structure is a lost opportunity. It sidelines your brilliant ideas, diminishes your workplace influence, and weakens your professional appearance. And you don't deserve that.<br /></p><p><strong>Instead, here's the truth about what you deserve:</strong><br /></p><p><strong></strong>You deserve to master effective communication, and speak with power, influence, and persuasion. You deserve to convince people that your ideas matter. It's wrong that every time you speak or write, people won't tune-in if you miss just <em>one </em>simple communication secret: structure. So let's fix that.<br /></p><p><strong>And I was there. I understand you:</strong><br /></p><p>I remember when my words were forgettable... when I could actually <em>see </em>people tuning out. But when I started using this secret, that changed. People across the room stopped <em>their own conversations</em> and started listening to <em>me</em>. I want the same to happen to you. I want you to unlock this secret too.<br /></p><p><strong>But first, here's why you can trust me:</strong><br /></p><p>I won 27 awards and recieved national recognition as a competitive public speaker <em>by using this one secret</em>. I taught this secret to hundreds of mentees, who have instantly become compelling communicators. And I'll teach it to you too. <br /></p><p><strong>And here's how I can help you:</strong><br /></p><p><strong></strong>In this book, you learn <em>521 strategies of effective communication</em>, including:<br /></p><ul><li>29 proven communication theories that make your words change minds and influence people.<br /></li><li>43 hidden, little-known, step-by-step communication structures that make your words count.<br /></li><li>211 core human drives and human desires that will grab attention and motivate people.<br /></li><li>132 proven templates for starting your communication with power and undivided attention.<br /></li><li>71 communication transitions that grab attention from start to end and avoid audience tune-out.<br /></li><li>22 communication-ending strategies that guarantee your words will produce action.<br /></li></ul><p>This guarantees that you will:<br /></p><ul><li>Have stronger communication skills than 99% of people you will encounter in your career.<br /></li><li>Ace every interview, meeting, or presentation with bullet-proof confidence and easy eloquence.<br /></li><li>Understand the hidden secrets of influence, the psychology of persuasion.<br /></li></ul><p><strong>You also get $150 of FREE Limited-Time Bonuses:</strong><br /></p><ul><li>5 free communication books (PDFs) including <em>The Art of Public Speaking</em>, by Dale Carnegie. <br /></li><li>6 free bonus resources, including a 40-page presentation skill-sheet.<br /></li><li>A free <em>Public Speaking Essential Skills</em> video course, by me.<br /></li><li>A free email training (for example, I can personally edit your speech-manuscript for you).<br /></li></ul><p><strong>Here's what you should do now:</strong><br /></p><p><strong></strong> Go hit that buy-now button. It can save you from a lifetime of weak communication skills, ineffective words, and career stagnation. That will cost you much more than this book. And it can show you the secret that might help you impress the right person and get promoted. <br /></p><p><strong>If you're not ready to buy:</strong><br /></p><p> Go hit that look inside button and read the first 20 pages for free!<br /></p>
Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law: Concise Edition (Aspen C...
by , Philip G. Schrag

Language

English

Pages

717

Publication Date

January 31, 2018

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<p><em>Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law, Concise Fourth Edition</em> is the briefer version of Lerman and Schrag’s highly successful problem-based textbook that offers a contemporary and thoughtful approach to challenging ethical dilemmas, encouraging deep analysis and lively class discussion.</p> <p><strong>Key Features:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Succinct and accessible explanation of lawyer law in question and answer format</li> <li>Numerous problems based on actual cases, in which students must analyze the ethical and strategic issues as if they were practicing lawyers</li> <li>Focus on issues that students are most likely to face in their early years of practice</li> <li>Stimulating presentation of materials, including cartoons, tables, and photos</li> </ul> <p><strong>New to the Fourth Edition: </strong></p> <ul> <li>Updates of countless recent developments in lawyer law, including the amendments to Rules 1.6, 1.18 and 8.4</li> <li>Up-to-date discussions of how the Internet is affecting law practice, including the use of e-mail and social media</li> <li>Engaging two-color design</li> <li>New chapter on the changing legal profession</li> <li>Reorganized so that the chapters match the practice MPRE questions in Lerman, Schrag, and Gupta’s<em> Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law: Model Rules, State Variations and Practice Questions.</em></li> </ul>
Trial Techniques and Trials (Aspen Coursebook Series)
by Thomas A. Mauet

Language

English

Pages

663

Publication Date

March 12, 2017

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<p>By far the most thorough and detailed of the books in the field, <em>Trial Techniques and Trials, Tenth Edition </em>is a comprehensive yet concise handbook that covers all aspects of the trial process and provides excellent examples illustrating strategies for opening statements, jury selection, direct- and cross-examination, exhibits, objections, and more. Extensive examples are clustered into three groups: personal injury, commercial, and criminal for ease in finding particular areas of trial practice. Tom Mauet, renowned for his skills both as a writer and litigator, breaks the trial process down into its critical components for better and quicker student comprehension.</p><p>The purchase of this Kindle edition does not entitle you to receive access to the online e-book, practice questions from your favorite study aids, and outline tool available through CasebookConnect.</p>

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