Foundations of Law: Cases, Commentary and Ethics

Author: Ransford C. Pyle,Carol M. Bast

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305856384

Category: Law

Page: 496

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Clear, concise, and easy to understand, this updated Sixth Edition of FOUNDATIONS OF LAW: CASES, COMMENTARY, AND ETHICS provides a comprehensive overview of American law and its legal system to help students build the foundation necessary for success in advanced courses of study. Over 70 excerpted judicial opinions illustrate basic themes, while instructive case studies challenge students to apply concepts to difficult scenarios. To help students master key concepts, the Sixth Edition includes new chapter-opening learning objectives, as well as chapter review questions, critical thinking questions, and cyber exercises Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Foundations of Law

Cases, Commentary and Ethics, Loose-Leaf Version

Author: Ransford C. Pyle,Carol M. Bast

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781337414074

Category: Law

Page: N.A

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Succeed in the course and your future studies with the concise, easy-to-understand coverage of FOUNDATIONS OF LAW: CASES, COMMENTARY, AND ETHICS, 6E. This proven text features an accessible overview of American law and its legal system, over 70 excerpted judicial opinions that illustrate basic themes, and instructive case studies that challenge you to apply concepts to difficult scenarios. To help you master key concepts, the book is filled with learning aids, including chapter-opening learning objectives, chapter review questions, critical thinking questions, and cyber exercises.

Constitutional Law

Cases and Commentary

Author: Daniel E. Hall,Ransford Pyle

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 419

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The history of the constitution and the supreme court are used to lay the ground work for Constitutional Law: Governmental Powers, Structures, and Limits, which is by far the most thorough and current examination of the constitutional aspects of state and federal government published. Some of the topics discussed consist of the structure and organization of government, federalism, separation of powers, and intergovernmental immunities. Chapter questions are included to provoke a student's analytical and critical thinking skills.ALSO AVAILABLE INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDERInstructor’s Manual, ISBN:0-8273-7188-8

Saving the Constitution from Lawyers

How Legal Training and Law Reviews Distort Constitutional Meaning

Author: Robert J. Spitzer

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139471260

Category: Law

Page: N.A

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This book is a sweeping indictment of the legal profession in the realm of constitutional interpretation. The adversarial, advocacy-based American legal system is well suited to American justice, in which one-sided arguments collide to produce a just outcome. But when applied to constitutional theorizing, the result is selective analysis, overheated rhetoric, distorted facts, and overstated conclusions. Such wayward theorizing finds its way into print in the nation's over 600 law journals – professional publications run by law students, not faculty or other professionals – and peer review is almost never used to evaluate worthiness. The consequences of this system are examined through three timely cases: the presidential veto, the 'unitary theory' of the president's commander-in-chief power, and the Second Amendment's 'right to bear arms'. In each case, law reviews were the breeding ground for defective theories that won false legitimacy and political currency. This book concludes with recommendations for reform.

Family Law

Author: Ransford Comstock Pyle

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9780827354791

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 482

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California estate administration

Author: Zella Mack

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 399

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This book explains the probate field for paralegals and describes in detail the procedures involved in informal probate of an estate from start to finish including: accounting, closing an estate, and making sales of real property. The printed Judicial Council forms are included, as well as typewritten forms needed for alternative procedures. It also describes the preparation of federal estate tax return and the completion of the main schedules, practical tips, and gift taxes. It also covers intestate estates, preparation of wills, and estate planning in general terms. The book contains separate chapters on revocable and irrevocable trusts and trust administration.ALSO AVAILABLEINSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDERInstructor’s Manual, ISBN: 0-8273-7306-6

Law Office Management

Author: Jonathon Lynton,Jonathan S. Lynton

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 466

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This is the ideal reference for legal secretaries, legal assistants and law office managers.

Introduction to Environmental Law

Author: Harold Hickok

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9780827362130

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 404

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The author has written this book to try to give the nonlawyer a readable, clear explanation of environmental law. His goal has been to make this exciting but often intimidatingly technical field accessible to the general student.

Criminal Law and Procedure

Author: Daniel E. Hall

Publisher: Delmar

ISBN: N.A

Category: Criminal law

Page: 546

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Newly expanded, this text systematically exposes students to every issue of criminal law and procedure. The latest edition examines common law, constitutional topics, the judicial process from pretrial to appeal, and a host of current legal issues.

Client Accounting for the Law Office

Author: Elaine M. Langston

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 272

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Handling client accounts requires the legal professional to know not only proper accounting procedures, but legal ethics and the appropriate state law. This ideal text/reference covers the procedures and processes legal professionals must know to avoid the pitfalls of legal malpractice. Perfect for use by aspiring as well as working legal professionals, this practical book covers all the issues in client accounting for law offices - from accounts receivable to trust accounting and more.

Die Unsterblichkeit der Henrietta Lacks

Die Geschichte der HeLa-Zellen

Author: Rebecca Skloot

Publisher: Irisiana

ISBN: 3641051754

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 512

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Dieses Buch betrifft uns alle Sie waren notwendig, um Fortschritte gegen Krebs und AIDS zu erzielen. Klonen und Genforschung wäre ohne sie nicht möglich gewesen. Kurz: Die größten Erfolge der Medizin der letzten Jahrzehnte basieren auf der Entdeckung der HeLa-Zellen. Hinter dem Kürzel verbirgt sich eine Frau namens Henrietta Lacks. Die Afroamerikanerin aus ärmlichen Verhältnissen starb 1951 jung an Gebärmutterhalskrebs. Zuvor wurden ihr ohne ihr Wissen Zellproben entnommen, die sich überraschenderweise vermehrten. Damit war der entscheidende Durchbruch in der Zellkulturforschung geschafft. Die prämierte Wissenschaftsjournalistin Rebecca Skloot stellt in ihrem brillant verfassten Buch wichtige Jahrzehnte der Medizingeschichte vor und wirft dabei immer wieder ethische Fragen auf. Sie erzählt die tragische Familiengeschichte der Lacks’, die von Rassismus und mangelnden Bildungschancen geprägt ist. Ihr Buch ist eine gekonnte Mischung aus Biografie, Medizingeschichte, Debattenbuch und beachtlichem Enthüllungsjournalismus.

The Foundations of International Investment Law

Bringing Theory into Practice

Author: Zachary Douglas,Joost Pauwelyn,Jorge E. Viñuales

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 0191508586

Category: Law

Page: 586

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International investment law is one of the fastest growing areas of international law. It has led to the signing of thousands of agreements, mostly in the form of investment contracts and bilateral investment treaties. Also, in the last two decades, there has been an exponential growth in the number of disputes being resolved by investment arbitration tribunals. Yet the legal principles at the basis of international investment law and arbitration remain in a state of flux. Perhaps the best illustration of this phenomenon is the wide disagreement among investment tribunals on some of the core concepts underpinning the regime, such as investment, property, regulatory powers, scope of jurisdiction, applicable law, or the interactions with other areas of international law. The purpose of this book is to revisit these conceptual foundations in order to shed light on the practice of international investment law. It is an attempt to bridge the growing gap between the theory and the practice of this thriving area of international law. The first part of the book focuses on the 'infrastructure' of the investment regime or, more specifically, on the structural arrangements that have been developed to manage foreign investment transactions and the potential disputes arising from them. The second part of the book identifies the common conceptual bases of an array of seemingly unconnected practical problems in order to clarify the main stakes and offer balanced solutions. The third part addresses the main sources of 'regime stress' as well as the main legal mechanisms available to manage such challenges to the operation of the regime. Overall, the book offers a thorough investigation of the conflicting theoretical positions underlying international investment law, testing their worth by reference to concrete issues that have arisen in the jurisprudence. It demonstrates that many of the most important practical questions arising in practice can be addressed by a carefully dosed resort to theory.

Utilitarismus

Author: John S Mill

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 3787320873

Category: Philosophy

Page: 117

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In seiner 1861 zunächst in Frazer's Magazine publizierten und zu seinen Lebzeiten in weiteren vier Auflagen vorgelegten Schrift "Utlitarism" verteidigt John Stuart Mill das Nützlichkeitsprinzip als das grundlegende Kriterium für die Beurteilung der Moralität aller Handlungen, sei es der freien Handlungen der Individuen, sei es der Einschränkungen dieser Freiheit durch von Gesellschaft und Staat vorgegebene Regeln.Dabei geht es ihm vor allem darum, den Utilitarismus vor dem Einwand zu retten, er gebe dem hedonistischen Eigennutz Vorrang vor der ethischen Maxime einer gerechten Verteilung der Güter. So glaubt er, aus dem Prinzip des "größten Glücks der größten Zahl" ein Modell der Verteilungsgerechtigkeit ableiten zu können, das das Nützlichkeitsprinzip als das erste Prinzip der Moral erweist.Die hier in neuer deutscher Übersetzung vorgelegte Schrift gilt als das Hauptwerk der klassischen utilitaristischen Ethik.