Law Of Federal Courts

Autor: Charles Wright
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314290373
File Size: 44,97 MB
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This title offers practical guidance and comprehensive coverage on all aspects of federal court jurisdiction and litigation procedure, as well as the relationship between the state and federal courts. Text reviews the federal judicial system; judicial power of the United States; diversity of citizenship; venue; law applied in federal courts; pleadings, trials, and judgments; and appellate court and Supreme Court jurisdiction.

Federal Rules Of Evidence In A Nutshell

Autor: Michael H. Graham
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781640206618
File Size: 66,67 MB
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"The Nutshell, reflecting the Federal Rules of Evidence as restyled and amended up to and including December 1, 2017, contains a crisp, clear, concise, and complete explanation of each Federal Rule of Evidence designed to prepare every student for the course final, the multistate bar examination, and most significantly a successful litigation practice career. The United States Supreme Court's controversial testimonial/nontestimonial interpretation of the Confrontation Clause developed in Crawford and progeny is thoroughly analyzed as well. With respect to the definition of hearsay, the not hearsay definition, the most commonly encountered hearsay exceptions, expert witnesses, and character evidence even more exhaustive treatment is provided. Concrete illustrations are presented throughout."--Publisher website.

Business Associations In A Nutshell

Autor: Joseph Shade
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
ISBN: 9780314208514
File Size: 68,26 MB
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This book gives students taking the introductory course in business associations a succinct but reliable overview of the principal legal issues that arise in business relationships over the life cycle of the business. The book explains the basic concepts that govern these relationships and provides specific examples of how they apply. It also explains similarities and dissimilarities in the business associations covered. Finally, the book considers the background and interests in the course of the students. The book is intended to help students understand the course whether their background is in accounting or music.

American Indian Law In A Nutshell

Autor: William C. Canby
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN:
File Size: 60,93 MB
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Canby?s American Indian Law in a Nutshell, Fourth Edition is a succinct but comprehensive treatment of federal Indian law, with emphasis on jurisdictional problems and the policies underlying them. Topics include the history of American Indian law and policy, the federal-tribal trust relationship, Indian tribal sovereignty, treaty rights, criminal and civil jurisdiction in Indian country, Indian civil rights, tribal water rights and hunting and fishing rights. All text is supported by citation of cases and statutes.

Uneven Ground

Autor: David Eugene Wilkins
Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press
ISBN: 9780806133959
File Size: 26,69 MB
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In the early 1970s, the federal government began recognizing self-determination for American Indian nations. As sovereign entities, Indian nations have been able to establish policies concerning health care, education, religious freedom, law enforcement, gaming, and taxation. David E. Wilkins and K. Tsianina Lomawaima discuss how the political rights and sovereign status of Indian nations have variously been respected, ignored, terminated, and unilaterally modified by federal lawmakers as a result of the ambivalent political and legal status of tribes under western law.

Legal Research In A Nutshell

Autor: Morris L. Cohen
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN: 9780314180070
File Size: 11,43 MB
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The Internet has dramatically affected the way legal research is conducted, but finding and using legal resources effectively remains an essential skill for lawyers. This comprehensive but succinct guide covers major primary and secondary sources, including major web resources such as THOMAS and PACER as well as online databases and library materials. Discussion includes coverage of legislative history, administrative law, practice and specialized resources, and research in international and comparative law.

An Introduction To The American Legal System

Autor: John M. Scheb
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780766827592
File Size: 22,72 MB
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"An Introduction to the American Legal System" is ideal for undergraduate students in legal studies, political science, criminal justice, pre-law, and sociology programs, paralegal programs, as well as for anyone with an interest in the historical and contemporary approaches to law in America.

Civil Procedure In A Nutshell

Autor: Mary Kay Kane
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN:
File Size: 80,98 MB
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Rules of civil procedure govern everything that happens outside of criminal proceedings. This Nutshell provides a road map to navigating civil procedure rules and helps build a foundation for understanding the overall picture. Topics discussed include how to choose the proper court, pretrial and trial preparation, adjudication, judgments, appeals, and specialized multi-party/multi-claim proceedings.

Constitutional Analysis In A Nutshell

Autor: Thomas E. Baker
Publisher: West Academic
ISBN:
File Size: 56,99 MB
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This authoritative text provides a framework for understanding individual liberty and governmental power and the institutional role played by the U.S. Supreme Court. Coverage includes judicial review, commerce clause and state powers, federalism, separation of powers, congressional and executive powers, and individual civil rights and civil liberties. Includes diagrams that aid understanding of the fundamentals of our system of government.