Practical Environmental Law

Author: Laurel A. Vietzen

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454819359

Category: Law

Page: 432

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Practical Environmental Law is a comprehensive, practical introduction to environmental law written exclusively for paralegal students. The concise, well-written text focuses on a broad understanding of the sources of environmental law and offers students numerous practical exercises as well as concrete methods for researching the law. It also includes methods for conducting due diligence in real estate transactions, a real-world concern of paralegals and a topic ignored by other textbooks. The Second Edition offers thoroughly updated exercises, websites, government forms and laws, and includes a new chapter on mining law. Features: Accessible, practical approach to environmental law, specifically designed for the paralegal student. Comprehensive coverage includes the basics of the judicial concepts, policies, agencies and institutions that shape environmental law. A brief overview of legal research and how it applies to environmental law. Intuitive organization starts with the implementation and sources of Environmental Law and moves on to specific statutes. Emphasis on conducting due diligence in real estate transactions, a real-world concern of paralegals and a topic no other book addresses. Engaging hands-on assignments, exercises and website resources teach students how to research local laws and access vital information. Strong pedagogical features reinforce the material, including crossword puzzles, key terms, review questions, and practice exercises. Features employment opportunities and ethical issues. Thoroughly updated, the revised Second Edition includes: New chapter on mining law

Practical Contract Law for Paralegals

An Activities-Based Approach

Author: Laurel A. Vietzen

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454879572

Category: Law

Page: 352

View: 1296

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Practical Contract Law for Paralegals: An Activities-Based Approach is a comprehensive, practical introduction to environmental law written exclusively for paralegal students. The concise, well-written text focuses on a broad understanding of the sources of environmental law and offers students numerous practical exercises as well as concrete methods for researching the law. It also includes methods for conducting due diligence in real estate transactions, a real-world concern of paralegals and a topic ignored by other textbooks. The Second Edition offers thoroughly updated exercises, websites, government forms and laws, and includes a new chapter on mining law. Features of Practical Contract Law for Paralegals: An Activities-Based Approach: Accessible, practical approach to environmental law, specifically designed for the paralegal student. Comprehensive coverage includes the basics of the judicial concepts, policies, agencies and institutions that shape environmental law A brief overview of legal research and how it applies to environmental law. Intuitive organization starts with the implementation and sources of Environmental Law and moves on to specific statutes. Emphasis on conducting due diligence in real estate transactions, a real-world concern of paralegals and a topic no other book addresses. Engaging hands-on assignments, exercises and website resources teach students how to research local laws and access vital information. Strong pedagogical features reinforce the material, including crossword puzzles, key terms, review questions, and practice exercises. Features employment opportunities and ethical issues Thoroughly updated, the revised Second Edition includes: New chapter on mining law. Thoroughly updated exercises, government forms, laws, and websites.

Beyond Environmental Law

Policy Proposals for a Better Environmental Future

Author: Alyson C. Flournoy,David M. Driesen

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139486861

Category: Law

Page: N.A

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This book offers a vision for the third generation of environmental law designed to enhance its ability to protect our environment. The book presents two core proposals, an Environmental Legacy Act to preserve a defined environmental legacy for future generations and an Environmental Competition Statute to spark movement to new clean technologies. The first proposal would require, for the first time, that the federal government define an environmental legacy that it must preserve for future generations. The second would establish a market competition to maximize environmental protection. The balance of the book provides complementary proposals and analysis. The first generation of environmental law sought broad protection of health and the environment in a fairly fragmented way. The second sought to enhance environmental law's efficiency through cost-benefit analysis and market mechanisms. These proposals seek to create a broader, more creative approach to solving environmental problems.

A Practical Introduction to Paralegal Studies

Strategies for Success

Author: Deborah E. Bouchoux

Publisher: Aspen Publishers

ISBN: 0735569479

Category: Law

Page: 452

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* COMPANION WEBSITE www.aspenparalegaled.com/bouchoux_practicalintro2 ( Contact your Aspen Representative for more information about these resources.) Bridging the gap between the classroom and the real world, respected author Deborah E. Bouchoux offers this thorough exploration of the entire paralegal profession, as well as a specific inventory of what students will be expected to know, and the tasks they will be expected to perform, as working paralegals in law office and other legal environments. This concise yet thorough orientation to the work of the paralegal provides : practical guidance for transferring and applying classroom lessons to the law office environment logical three-section organization: making connections between study skills, the paralegal profession, and the American legal system connecting paralegal research, analysis, and writing to the tasks of interviewing and investigations looking at the tasks of the working paralegal, different types of law practice, the law office environment, strategies for career development (including resume preparation, job interview preparation, and job resignations), and techniques for succeeding in the workplace topical coverage that closely adheres to the nature of paralegal work: effective ways to improve note taking how to respond to ethical misconduct in the workplace common blunders when using e-mail cultivating listening skills best practices for timekeeping and billing pedagogical devices that enhance learning, such as chapter overviews, key terms, marginal definitions, website references, case illustrations, practice tips, and chapter summaries research task exercises and Internet-based exercises in each chapter that mirror those performed by the working paralegal comprehensive teaching package that includes: Instructor's Manual with sample syllabi, chapter outlines, answers to all end-of-chapter discussion and research questions, additional practice exercises Test Bank with more than 400 questions PowerPoint slides Updated throughout, with new Case Illustrations, Discussion Questions, and Internet Closing Argument Assignments, the Second Edition offers: an overview of recent amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure regarding the production of electronically stored information discussion of class action suits and multidistrict litigation a review of new electronic tools used in law firms discussion of cutting-edge topics, such as electronically existing metadata and its implications for attorney-client privilege, and whether legal blawgs constitute advertising a fresh look at professional appearance, demeanor, and etiquette in the workplace new and updated information on salary trends, popular paralegal fields, billable hour requirements, and more Emphasizing practical skills and the role of the paralegal, Deborah E. Bouchoux shines a light on the paralegal profession by showing students what paralegals actually do. *Instructor's Manuals are a professional courtesy offered to professors only. For more information or to request a copy, please contact Wolter's Kluwer Law & Business at 800.529.7545 or [email protected]

Environmental Law

A Conceptual and Pragmatic Approach

Author: David M. Driesen,Robert W. Adler

Publisher: Aspen Law & Business

ISBN: 9780735561823

Category: Law

Page: 700

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Environmental Law: A Conceptual and Pragmatic Approach, Second Edition, uses illustrative cases and statutory provisions to offer a structured treatment of federal environmental law. It focuses on the core concepts and practical questions that those practicing in the field confront on a daily basis and provides students with the knowledge of the basic policy choices available while explaining the practical difficulties regulators and courts face in implementing the law. Kirsten H. Engle joins the author team for the Second Edition, which has been expanded to include various strategies for addressing climate disruption. The new edition also includes a new chapter on ecological restoration and has been updated throughout. This compact and accessible casebook: Highlights the concepts that will enable students to understand almost any part of any statutory scheme as well as to understand the statutes' basic goals. Facilitates a concrete understanding of the field and the overarching framework that will aid students in making sense of the details. Takes a more focused approach than other texts, teaching about the various ways of setting environmental goals, dealing with costs and feasibility of controls, economic incentives, traditional means of regulation, and defining the roles of federal and state governments in setting requirements. Is organized around the following key questions, rather than statute by statute: How do we establish environmental goals? What means do we use to achieve these goals? How should responsibility for cleanup and cleanup decisions be allocated? How should we enforce environmental law? Features a current unresolved environmental issue, that of how to address climate disruption, as an example that runs throughout the book to assist students in understanding how the concepts and law they are learning apply to a new issue. The Second Edition offers: Discussion of a new environmental issue--various strategies to address climate disruption--that runs through the book. New material on the concept of restoration, which is becoming a central part of environmental law as we address already degraded ecosystems and adapt to climate disruption. Selected new cases and discussion of new cases in the notes and questions, emphasizing cases that help explain the book's core concepts or that significantly changed the law.

Career Opportunities in Conservation and the Environment

Author: Paul R. Greenland,AnnaMarie L. Sheldon

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438110677

Category: Agriculture

Page: 335

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Provides information on the duties, salaries, employment prospects, and skills, training, or education necessary for more than sixty-five jobs that focus on nature and the environment.

Business Law

Principles and Cases in the Legal Environment

Author: Daniel V. Davidson,Lynn M. Forsythe,Brenda E. Knowles

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454845619

Category: Law

Page: 1056

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The Second Edition of BUSINESS LAW: Principles and Cases in the Legal Environment, continues to offer a readable, rigorous, and practical introduction to business law--in a format improved to enhance learning and understanding. With a thorough explanation of the legal and regulatory issues affecting businesses, Davidson and Forsythe utilize outlines, exhibits, questions, and problems to help students get the most out of each chapter. Timely cases and examples conserve the language of the court. A continuous Business Application Case threads throughout the book, providing a hypothetical business environment in which students learn to apply the law. Designed to optimize teaching and learning, BUSINESS LAW: Principles and Cases in the Legal Environment, features: Complete topical coverage in a clear and accessible presentation A continuous hypothetical business model that connects theory and practice A Classic Case and a Contemporary Case example in each chapter Rich pedagogy that includes questions, case problems, and writing assignments Visual aids and exhibits throughout the book that illustrate legal and business concepts A flexible organization that adapts to a wide range of teaching objectives and approaches Updated throughout, the Second Edition provides: The inclusion of recent Supreme Court cases and developments in the law Additional illustrations to visually convey legal concepts and relationships Learning objectives in each chapter to aid study and review

Smith, Currie & Hancock's Federal Government Construction Contracts

A Practical Guide for the Industry Professional

Author: Thomas J. Kelleher, Jr.,Thomas E. Abernathy, IV,Hubert J. Bell, Jr.,Steven L Reed,Smith, Currie & Hancock LLP

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470539763

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 736

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Federal Construction Law for Construction Professionals Any firm intent on benefitting from the boom in federal government construction contracts must navigate an increasingly complicated and demanding set of laws, regulations, and practices that govern these projects and the contractors performing them. To help guide you through this maze, here is the updated edition of the easy-to-understand guide to the practical reality of these special requirements, and how managers and owners of construction industry firms can use them to effectively avoid pitfalls on current projects and compete successfully for new projects. Smith, Currie & Hancock's Federal Government Construction Contracts, Second Edition walks the reader through actual federal contracts, highlights critical clauses, and simplifies governmental and legal jargon to provide ease of use by the nonlawyer. Updates to this Second Edition include: Coverage of the newly enacted American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 Specifics of federal government grants to state and local public construction contracts New insights on Design-Build, Early Contractor Involvement (ECI), BIM, Green Construction, and Web-based project management techniques used by the federal government A revised look at the increasingly detailed business ethics and compliance program requirements for contractors and subcontractors as mandated by the federal government for its contractors A unique Web site at www.wiley.com/go/federalconstructionlaw provides the user with a Table of Acronyms and Terms commonly found in federal government contracts, an extensive list of Web sites of interest to federal government construction contractors, checklists, sample forms, as well as specifications related to innovations in project delivery By making transparent the many rights, risks, and legal responsibilities involved in a federal government construction project, Smith, Currie & Hancock's Federal Government Construction Contracts, Second Edition provides construction industry professionals—from general contractors, subcontractors, and designers to surety bond agents—with the insight and understanding they need to avoid problems and run a successful project from start to finish.

Angst

Author: Robert Harris

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641070554

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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Der beklemmend aktuelle Thriller von Bestsellergarant Robert Harris Für die Öffentlichkeit ist er ein Unbekannter, aber in den geheimen inneren Zirkeln der Superreichen ist Alex Hoffmann eine lebende Legende – ein visionärer Wissenschaftler, der eine Software entwickelt hat, die an den Börsen der Welt Milliardengewinne erzielt. Nun hat es jemand auf ihn abgesehen, und es beginnt für ihn eine albtraumhafte Zeit aus Angst und Schrecken. Kann er die Geister, die er rief, wieder loswerden? Oder stürzt er unaufhaltbar in den Abgrund – und mit ihm die Finanzmärkte der Welt?

Contemporary Authors

A Bio-bibliographical Guide to Current Writers in Fiction, General Nonfiction, Poetry, Journalism, Drama, Motion Pictures, Television, and Other Field

Author: Julie Mellors

Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780787678777

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 480

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A biographical and bibliographical guide to current writers in all fields including poetry, fiction and nonfiction, journalism, drama, television and movies. Information is provided by the authors themselves or drawn from published interviews, feature stories, book reviews and other materials provided by the authors/publishers.

Remedies

Author: Richard L. Hasen

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735584613

Category: Law

Page: 446

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Examples & Explanations: Remedies will be a new student favorite with its tried-and-true E&E format. This problem-oriented guide is designed and organized to complement any major remedies casebook and build student comprehension in a carefully constructed, step-by-step approach. It explains remedies policies and rules, and uses examples to show how lawyers and judges apply the rules to formulate concrete solutions to disputes. Offering a logical and guided format, this valuable supplemental source for your students: covers the areas included in most remedies courses, including damages, injunctions, and restitution, as well as other important topics such as declaratory judgments, punitive damages, and remedial defenses builds student understanding step-by-step, moving from the basics to the more complex and allowing students to apply the law to particular fact patterns allows students to study chapters in any order demystifies the language of remedies using straightforward and student-friendly examples, charts, and illustrations shows students how to "do the math" related to issues such as computing compensatory damages, present value, and constructive trusts offers compatibility with all major remedies books, including those that approach remedies through public law and those that approach it through private law remains the only book in the field to provide both black letter law and examples and answers to build student knowledge; the level of complexity builds as examples continue in each chapter discusses major remedies cases (Hadley v. Baxendale; State Farm v. Campbell; Sullivan v. O'Connor), provides detailed coverage of the draft Restatement (Third) of Restitution, and gives detailed analyses of remedies issues under Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code

Die Schande von Missoula

Vergewaltigung im Land der Freiheit

Author: Jon Krakauer

Publisher: Piper ebooks

ISBN: 3492973353

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 480

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Die meisten Vergewaltiger kannten ihre Opfer vorher, wodurch die Strafverfolgung und die gerichtliche Suche nach der Wahrheit oft komplex und undurchsichtig ist und die vergewaltigten Frauen ein zweites Mal traumatisiert werden. In seinem neuen Buch beschäftigt sich Jon Krakauer mit Vergewaltigungsfällen in der amerikanischen Universitätsstadt Missoula. Minutiös und doch einfühlsam skizziert er die Ereignisse, die eine ganze Gesellschaft an der Frage nach Recht und Unrecht, Wahrheit und Lüge verzweifeln lassen, er spricht mit den Beschuldigten und den Opfern und schildert packend, wie schmerzhaft die Suche nach Gerechtigkeit und Sühne bei Gericht sein kann.

Abkürzungsverzeichnis der Rechtssprache

Author: N.A

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 3110927365

Category: Law

Page: 782

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The Kirchner book deciphers more than 9,000 abbreviations of German legal terminology. There is hardly any legal text without abbreviations. And not only lawyers must know what they mean. Every citizen who wants to understand legal texts comes across these word fragments.