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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 style="font-size: 0.84em;">An Advocate Persuades</em> introduces its reader to the role of the advocate and the tools of persuasion. This book, like its predecessor <em style="font-size: 0.84em;">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>
Constitutional Law (Aspen Casebook Series)
by Erwin Chemerinsky

Language

English

Pages

1958

Publication Date

December 31, 2016

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A leading fifth edition text by a prominent scholar, <strong>Constitutional Law</strong>, is known for its concise, yet comprehensive presentation. Professor Chemerinsky’s distinctive approach presents the law solely through case excerpts and his own essays, and with the author’s context and background information, the law becomes more readily understood. The text’s flexible organization accommodates a variety of course structures so that no chapter assumes that students have read preceding material. Finally, a complete Teacher's Manual and Annual Case Supplement round out this acclaimed Constitutional Law text.</p> <p>Features:</p> <ul> <li>Comprehensive coverage; accessible writing style</li> <li>Distinctive approach presents the law solely through case excerpts and author-written essays</li> <li>Provides context and background information</li> <li>Flexible organization—no chapter assumes that students have read other chapters</li> <li>Updated throughout; includes major new cases </li> </ul></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. In order to receive the full benefits of CasebookConnect, the all in one learning solution for law school students, you will need to purchase a new print Connected Casebook.</p>
A Practical Guide to Appellate Advocacy (Aspen Coursebook Series)
by Mary Beth Beazley

Language

English

Pages

476

Publication Date

September 14, 2018

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<p>Mary Beth Beazley’s highly regarded <em><strong>A Practical Guide to Appellate Advocacy</strong></em> is a comprehensive student-focused guide to writing appellate briefs. Written in an understandable, direct writing style, this concise paperback’s effective structure centers on a four-point approach to writing and breaks each point down into key elements that are then treated in-depth.</p> <p><strong>New to the Fifth Edition:</strong> </p> <ul> <li>New bullets at the end of each chapter reviewing major takeaways</li> <li>Expanded coverage of research advice in Chapter 3, including discussion on Boolean searches</li> <li>A new chapter on using statutes in briefs, covering</li> <li>Reading statutes effectively</li> <li>Making statutory interpretation arguments</li> <li>Research techniques for statutory interpretation arguments<br /> <br /><strong>Professors and students will benefit from:</strong></li> <li>Student-friendly writing that is easy to read and understand</li> <li>Annotated examples – both good and bad – that help students understand why certain methods are effective</li> <li>Chapters on effective use of cases and statutes that address common problems experienced by students</li> <li>Numerous formulas that make learning and remembering easy:</li> <li>Creac</li> <li>Formula for effective topic sentences</li> <li>Formula for effective case descriptions</li> <li>""Template"" formula for effective signals to the reader</li> </ul> <p><strong>Teaching materials include:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Powerpoints with effective examples and teaching notes</li> <li>Self-grading guidelines and examples of self-grading of effective and ineffective legal writing</li> </ul>
Property Law: Rules, Policies, and Practices (Aspen Casebook Seri...
by , Eduardo Moises Penalver

Language

English

Pages

1381

Publication Date

March 20, 2017

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<p>This hugely successful cases-and-problems book is acclaimed for its textual clarity, evenhanded perspective, and contemporary, up-to-date character. Easily distinguished from other property casebooks for its clear descriptions of legal doctrine and its variations; its explanations of the social ramifications of property law; its emphasis on both statutory and regulatory interpretation; its comprehensive treatment of public accommodations and fair housing law, current tribal property issues, and property in human bodies; and its use of the problem method to teach legal reasoning and lawyering skills. Thoroughly updated to reflect significant changes in the law of property, the Seventh Edition incorporates multiple new Supreme Court cases, including: <em>Texas Department of Housing & Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project, Inc., Obergefell v. Hodges,</em> and <em>Reed v. Town of Gilbert,</em> and three decided or pending cases with implications for regulatory takings, <em>Horne v. Dep’t of Agriculture, Marvin M. Brandt Revocable Trust v. United States,</em> and <em>Murr v. State</em>.</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. In order to receive the full benefits of CasebookConnect, the all in one learning solution for law school students, you will need to purchase a new print Connected Casebook.</p>
Wills, Trusts, and 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>
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>
How to Get More Law Firm Clients: Without Losing Time & Money or ...
by Andrew Stickel

Language

English

Pages

149

Publication Date

January 10, 2019

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<h2>Do You Know the #1 Secret to Getting More Law Clients?</h2><br /><p>​<strong>Marketing is always evolving. </strong>Forty years ago, lawyers couldn’t market. Then along came Bates v. Arizona State Bar, and attorneys rushed to radio stations, local TV, and the phone book in search of that once-in-a-lifetime case. Then the internet happened, bringing us Search Engine Optimization, Pay Per Click ads, and Social Media.</p><br /><p>Every lawyer I talk to has tried one (or more) of these, but they feel like they’re just throwing money away. And most of the time they are. Gone are the days when you could say, “Need legal help? Hire me!” and get clients. What’s a savvy lawyer to do?</p><br /><p>In <em>How Get More Law Firm Clients Without Losing Time & Money or Getting SCREWED By a Marketing Company</em>, you’ll learn a completely new (and <u>much cheaper</u>) way to <strong>market your law firm and retain more clients</strong>—value first. Provide value, and you’ll be able to:</p><br /><ul><li>Easily increase your monthly intake</li><br /><li>Create top of mind awareness without spending a dime</li><br /><li>Launch ad campaigns that convert like crazy</li><br /><li>Generate clients on demand with a “community of leads”</li><br /><li>Turn past clients into your best salespeople</li><br /><li>Protect your bottom line from all-hype-no-substance marketers</li></ul><br /><p>Whether you’re a sole proprietor just starting out, you own an established firm with local brand recognition, or you work at a national firm with hundreds of partners, <em>How to Get More Law Firm Clients</em> will help you take your firm’s revenue to the next level.</p>
Aspen Student Treatise for Constitutional Law: Principles and Pol...
by Erwin Chemerinsky

Language

English

Pages

1412

Publication Date

May 15, 2015

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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>This new, <b>Fifth Edition</b> features updated material throughout, including:</p><ul><li>Significant attention given to developments in law since publication of previous edition</li><li>New material on standing, congressional power, presidential power and the war on terror; preemption, school desegregation; abortion rights and voting rights</li><li>Covers First Amendment issues concerning speech and religion</li><li>Includes recent and significant cases: Hein v. Freedom from Religion Foundation; Boumediene v. Bush; Hamdan v. Rumsfeld; Wyeth v. Levine; Philip Morris USA v. Williams</li></ul></p>
Federal Income Taxation (Aspen Casebook Series)
by , Edward D. Kleinbard

Language

English

Pages

748

Publication Date

November 06, 2018

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<p>Buy a <strong>new version</strong> of this Connected Casebook and receive <strong>access</strong> to the <strong>online e-book</strong>, <strong>practice questions </strong>from your favorite study aids, and an <strong>outline tool</strong> on CasebookConnect, the all in one learning solution for law school students. CasebookConnect offers you what you need most to be successful in your law school classes—portability, meaningful feedback, and greater efficiency.</p> <p>Integrating theory and policy in an accessible format, the sterling author team of<em><strong> Federal Income Taxation, Eighteenth Edition</strong></em> imbues its subject with historical, economic, policy, and international perspective. Problems integrated throughout the text bridge the gap between theory and practice. Each edition of this renowned text builds on and adds to the strengths of its predecessors.</p> <p><strong>New to the Eighteenth Edition: </strong></p> <ul> <li>Fully updated to reflect changes made by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017</li> </ul> <p><strong>Professors and students will benefit from: </strong></p> <ul> <li>Notes, problems, and graphs that make challenging material accessible</li> <li>The highest integration of economics and policy analysis</li> <li>Great pedigree and authorship: Original authors Boris Bittker and William A. Klein were eminent authorities (with beautiful writing styles). Bankman, Shaviro, Stark, and Kleinbard are among today's leading tax scholars.</li> <li>A manageable length: Even with the new material, <em><strong>Federal Income Taxation </strong></em>is still one of the shortest books around.</li> </ul> <p><strong>CasebookConnect</strong> features:</p> <p><strong>ONLINE E-BOOK</strong><br /> Law school comes with a lot of reading, so access your enhanced e-book anytime, anywhere to keep up with your coursework. Highlight, take notes in the margins, and search the full text to quickly find coverage of legal topics.</p> <p><strong>PRACTICE QUESTIONS</strong><br /> Quiz yourself before class and prep for your exam in the Study Center. Practice questions from <em>Examples & Explanations</em>, <em>Emanuel Law Outlines</em>, <em>Emanuel Law in a Flash</em> flashcards, and other best-selling study aid series help you study for exams while tracking your strengths and weaknesses to help optimize your study time.</p> <p><strong>OUTLINE TOOL</strong><br /> Most professors will tell you that starting your outline early is key to being successful in your law school classes. The Outline Tool automatically populates your notes and highlights from the e-book into an editable format to accelerate your outline creation and increase study time later in the semester.</p>
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>

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