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Lawyers, Lawsuits, and Legal Rights
Thomas F. Burke
0520243234
Oct 2004
Paperback
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Book Description
Lawsuits over coffee burns, playground injuries, even bad teaching: litigation "horror stories" create the impression that Americans are greedy, quarrelsome, and sue-happy. The truth, as this book makes clear, is quite different. What Thomas Burke describes in Lawyers, Lawsuits, and Legal Rights is a nation not of litigious citizens, but of litigious policies--laws that promote the use of litigation in resolving disputes and implementing public policies. This book is a cogent account of how such policies have come to shape public life and everyday practices in the United States.
As litigious policies have proliferated, so have struggles to limit litigation--and these struggles offer insight into the nation's court-centered public policy style. Burke focuses on three cases: the effort to block the Americans with...


Hornbook on Civil Procedure
Jack H. Friedenthal
0314156119
May 2005
Textbook Hardcover
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Book Description
The Fourth Edition of the Hornbook on Civil Procedure gives a straightforward, "no-nonsense" assessment of the law as it exists, including the highlighting of areas where cases conflict or there is some other uncertainty in the law. This method of direct analysis provides answers when needed, benefiting students, professors, and practitioners alike. Important new cases have been added or substituted as the situation dictates; some of the most dramatic alterations in the material involve significant amendments to the Federal Discovery Rules promulgated after the last edition.


Civil Procedure (SparkCharts)
SparkNotes Editors
1586639056
June 2003
Paperback
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Paralegal Litigation
Marcy Fawcett-Delesandri
0735516766
Dec 2000
Hardcover
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Book Info
Designed to provide paralegals with a comprehensive set of forms that are generic enough for use in either state or federal practice. Paper. Two 3 1/2 inch disks included. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

The publisher, John Wiley & Sons
A time-saving device for litigation paralegals to use when preparing a case for trial or settlement. This timely edition features new forms, pleadings and checklists based upon extensive changes in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure along with new how-to sections which correspond with amendments to the rules. All material regarding where to find information vital to a case has been updated. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


Paralegal Litigation Forms and Procedures
Aspen Publishers
0735543283
Oct 2003
Paperback
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Book Info
Designed to provide paralegals with a comprehensive set of forms that are generic enough for use in either state or federal practice. Paper. Two 3 1/2 inch disks included. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

The publisher, John Wiley & Sons
A time-saving device for litigation paralegals to use when preparing a case for trial or settlement. This timely edition features new forms, pleadings and checklists based upon extensive changes in the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure along with new how-to sections which correspond with amendments to the rules. All material regarding where to find information vital to a case has been updated. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


Litigation and Trial Practice for the Legal Assistant
Roderick D. Blanchard
0766827070
December 2000
Textbook Hardcover
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Book Description
This is the definitive civil litigation book for paralegals. It covers all phases of litigation from the initial client conference to enforcement of judgments. The authors objective is to make paralegals full members of the litigation team, so they understand what is happening and why. Paralegals should feel as though they are contributors, not merely assisting. Therefore, the emphasis is on judicial procedures and rules of law, not generic law office procedures. The book explains important concepts such as jurisdiction, legal duty, cause of action, proximate cause and damages. It explains how an action is commenced and prosecuted, including pleadings, motions, pretrial conferences and trials. It brings together important subjects such as investigation, discovery, and experts. It explains how attorneys go...


Litigation Paralegal
James W. H. McCord
0766840557
Jan 2002
Hardcover
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Book Description
The Litigation Paralegal: A Systems Approach, 4th Edition, is geared toward paralegal education and legal studies programs. However, it is also useful for program coordinators and directors, working paralegals in law offices, and for anyone with a general interest in the litigation process.

About the Author
James McCord is an experienced trial attorney in criminal law, professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, and a member of the Wisconsin and Kentucky Bar Associations. He is the author of several books and articles on the paralegal profession and practice and is a frequent speaker at legal conferences. Mr. McCord is Past President of the American Association for Paralegal Education, a former member of the American Bar Association Legal Assistant Program...


Civil Procedure
Stephen C. Yeazell
0735545111
May 2004
Textbook Hardcover
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Book Description
This book is case law on criminal procedure. The book has problems and outlines of every section. It is a very easy book to read and helps with the understanding of civil procedure. Good for first year law students. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.


Pretrial
Thomas A. Mauet
0735551022
October 2004
Textbook Paperback
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Civil Litigation for Paralegals
Milton C. Regan
0827383673
Sept 1997
Hardcover
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Book Description
Civil Litigation is perfect for paralegals interested in the fundamentals of civil litigation. This revised edition offers the most comprehensive coverage of civil litigation available. The writing style makes it interesting and approachable, easily explaining even the most complex topics in civil litigation. ALSO AVAILABLE INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDER Instructor's Manual, ISBN: 0-8273-8368-1


Judicial Process: Law, Courts & Politics
David W. Neubauer
0155058398
August 2003
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
Working within the framework of law and politics, JUDICIAL PROCESS focuses on the dynamics of the courthouse. The fundamental purpose of this text is to provide readers with a working knowledge of the major structures and process that underlie the American judiciary. The structure of the courts, the nature of how the laws apply, and the procedures followed all have important consequences for the way the courts deliver justice. This book attempts to help the reader understand not only the legal rules, but also the assumptions underlying these rules, the history of how they evolved, and the goals they seek to achieve.

About the Author
David William Neubauer received his B.A. in political science in 1966 from Augustana College in Rock Island, and he undertook graduate work at...


McElhaney's Litigation
James W. McElhaney
089707954X
June 1995
Paperback
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Book Description
This guide provides the reader with clear, ready-to-use techniques that will make them a better trial lawyer and sharpen their understanding of the basics. serves as a resource for questioning and selecting a jury.


Transnational Litigation in a Nutshell (In A Nutshell Series)
George A. Bermann
0314145842
June 2003
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
Transnational Litigation in a Nutshell focuses on "private" rather than "public" international law disputes. The book will give readers a basic understanding of the kinds of disputes that arise in litigation law in the United States, including federal and state common law, state legislation and influential Restatements of the Law.


Civil Litigation
Peggy N. Kerley
140184829X
Jan 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
The Civil Litigation authors present legal principles and their application to litigation work in a very practical manner, making it easier to grasp the many concepts involved. The litigation process is covered in detail in a host of contexts so the reader can understand the relationship of litigation to other legal specialties. Sample documents such as complaints, answers, interrogatories and deposition summaries are presented and explained in relevant chapters, giving readers familiarity with documents they will encounter in the litigation law office setting. Several features in each chapter help reinforce the material. Questions for Review help the reader recall the important legal concepts of the chapter. Questions for Analysis promote understanding and application of the material to factual situations, and...


Techniques of Medical Litigation
Randine A. Lewis
1567200885
Apr 1997
Hardcover
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Review
“For the reader requiring an organized, step-by-step approach to medical information management in litigation, Randine Lewis dispenses guidance in all facets of the process including medical record acquisition, medical research, record analysis, selection of medical experts, and conduct of the medical lawsuit.”–M.I.M. Reporter, The Quarterly Review of Medical Information Management for Litigation

Book Description
Medical-legal consultant Randine Lewis provides lawyers with basic instruction in the practice of modern medicine, and introduces health care professionals to the process of litigation. Her goal is not to incite frivolous or excessive legal actions; instead, she hopes to enable people on both sides of a legal issue to understand how the other side will proceed...


Fundamentals of Litigation for Paralegals
Marlene A. Maerowitz
0735551146
November 2005
Textbook Hardcover
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Attorney-Client Privilege in Civil Litigation: Protecting and Defending Confidentiality
Vincent S. Walkowiak (Editor)
1590313941
October 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
This edition has been substantially updated, revised and expanded wih new chapters, including Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, confidentiality/communications and ethical problems. This guide addresses the problems faced when representing corporate and other clients in civil litigation.


Law, Psychology, and Death Penalty Litigation
James R. Eisenberg
1568870892
June 2004
Paperback
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Undercover Investigations for the Workplace
Eugene F. Ferraro
0750670487
November 1999
Paperback
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Review
The book is thorough and straightforward. Ferraro uses short paragraphs and a real case format. -Security Management

Ferraro's work sheds new light on how investigations should be conducted. -Security Management

This easy reading text is highly recommended to all persons associated with investigative work. -Security Management

Review
The book is thorough and straightforward. Ferraro uses short paragraphs and a real case format. -Security Management

Ferraro's work sheds new light on how investigations should be conducted. -Security Management

This easy reading text is highly recommended to all persons associated with investigative work. -Security Management

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International Litigation Strategies and Practice
Barton Legum
1590315448
May 2006
Paperback
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Book Description
This book focuses on the strategic and practical aspects of handling a transnational case. It first discusses the essentials, e.g., finding the right lawyer for the job overseas and communicating with foreign clients and lawyers.

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