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One L: The Turbulent True Story of a First Year at Harvard Law Sc...
by Scott Turow

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English

Pages

336

Publication Date

August 03, 2010

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<p><i>One L</i>, Scott Turow's journal of his first year at law school introduces and a best-seller when it was first published in 1977, has gone on to become a virtual bible for prospective law students. Not only does it introduce with remarkable clarity the ideas and issues that are the stuff of legal education; it brings alive the anxiety and competiveness--with others and, even more, with oneself--that set the tone in this crucible of character building. Turow's multidimensional delving into his protagonists' psyches and his marvelous gift for suspense prefigure the achievements of his celebrated first novel, <i>Presumed Innocent</i>, one of the best-selling and most talked about books of 1987.</p><p>Each September, a new crop of students enter Harvard Law School to begin an intense, often grueling, sometimes harrowing year of introduction to the law. Turow's group of One Ls are fresh, bright, ambitious, and more than a little daunting. Even more impressive are the faculty: Perini, the dazzling, combative professor of contracts, who presents himself as the students' antagonist in their struggle to master his subject; Zechman, the reserved professor of torts who seems so indecisive the students fear he cannot teach; and Nicky Morris, a young, appealing man who stressed the humanistic aspects of law.</p><p>Will the One Ls survive? Will they excel? Will they make the<i> Law Review</i>, the outward and visible sign of success in this ultra-conservative microcosm? With remarkable insight into both his fellows and himself, Turow leads us through the ups and downs, the small triumphs and tragedies of the year, in an absorbing and throught-provoking narrative that teaches the reader not only about law school and the law but about the human beings who make them what they are.</p><p>In the new afterword for this edition of <i>One L</i>, the author looks back on law school from the perspective of ten years' work as a lawyer and offers some suggestions for reforming legal education.</p>
An Introduction to Constitutional Law: 100 Supreme Court Cases Ev...
by , Josh Blackman

Language

English

Pages

332

Publication Date

September 13, 2019

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<p></p><p>This multimedia platform combines a book and video series that will change the way you study constitutional law. <strong><em>An Introduction to Constitutional Law</em></strong> teaches the narrative of constitutional law as it has developed over the past two centuries. All students鈥攅ven those unfamiliar with American history鈥攚ill learn the essential background information to grasp how this body of law has come to be what it is today. An online library of sixty-three videos (access codes provided with purchase of the book) brings the Supreme Court鈥檚 one hundred most important decisions to life. These videos are enriched by photographs, maps, and even audio from the Supreme Court. The book and videos are accessible for all levels: law school, college, high school, home school, and independent study. Students can read and watch these materials before class to prepare for lectures or study after class to fill in any gaps in their notes. And, come exam time, students can watch the entire canon of constitutional law in about twelve hours.聽</p><p></p>
Examples & Explanations for Civil Procedure (Examples & Explanati...
by Joseph W. Glannon

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English

Pages

718

Publication Date

January 17, 2018

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<p>A favorite classroom prep tool of successful students that is often recommended by professors, the <strong>Examples & Explanations </strong>(E&E) series provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures. Each E&E offers hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations that allow you to test your knowledge of the topics in your courses and compare your own analysis.</p> <p>Here鈥檚 why you need an E&E to help you study throughout the semester:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Clear explanations </strong>of each class topic, in a conversational, funny style.</li> <li><strong>Features hypotheticals </strong>similar to those presented in class, with corresponding analysis so you can use them during the semester to test your understanding, and again at exam time to help you review.</li> <li><strong>It offers coverage </strong>that works with ALL the major casebooks, and suits any class on a given topic.</li> </ul> <p>The <strong>Examples & Explanations</strong> series has been ranked the most popular study aid among law students because it is equally as helpful from the first day of class through the final exam.</p>
Nights with the Billionaire Boys Club (Billionaire Romance Book 2...
by Cara Miller

Language

English

Pages

272

Publication Date

September 12, 2019

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<b>The nights are becoming longer for Kelsey and Tyler, who are struggling to keep up with their new responsibilities.</b><br /><br />But as a series of unexpected trips comes to an end, <i>a post on social media threatens to turn Kelsey鈥檚 world upside down.</i>
Examples & Explanations for Contracts (Examples & Explanations Se...
by Brian A. Blum

Language

English

Pages

896

Publication Date

February 05, 2017

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<p>A favorite classroom prep tool of successful students that is often recommended by professors, the <strong>Examples & Explanations </strong>(E&E) series provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures. Each E&E offers hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations that allow you to test your knowledge of the topics in your courses and compare your own analysis.</p> <p>Here鈥檚 why you need an E&E to help you study throughout the semester:</p> <ul> <li><strong>Clear explanations </strong>of each class topic, in a conversational, funny style.</li> <li><strong>Features hypotheticals </strong>similar to those presented in class, with corresponding analysis so you can use them during the semester to test your understanding, and again at exam time to help you review.</li> <li><strong>It offers coverage </strong>that works with ALL the major casebooks, and suits any class on a given topic.</li> </ul> <p>The <strong>Examples & Explanations</strong> series has been ranked the most popular study aid among law students because it is equally as helpful from the first day of class through the final exam.</p>
Examples & Explanations for The Law of Torts (Examples & Explana...
by Joseph W. Glannon

Language

English

Pages

700

Publication Date

January 30, 2015

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A favorite among successful students, and often recommended by professors, the unique <b>Examples & Explanations</b> series gives you extremely clear introductions to concepts followed by realistic examples that mirror those presented in the classroom throughout the semester. Use at the beginning and midway through the semester to deepen your understanding through clear explanations, corresponding hypothetical fact patterns, and analysis. Then use to study for finals by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the accompanying analysis. Designed to complement your casebook, the trusted <b>Examples & Explanations</b> titles get right to the point in a conversational, often humorous style that helps you learn the material each step of the way and prepare for the exam at the end of the course. </p><p>The unique, time-tested <b>Examples & Explanations</b> series is invaluable to teach yourself the subject from the first day of class until your last review before the final. Each guide:</p><p><ul><li>helps you learn new material by working through chapters that explain each topic in simple language</li><li>challenges your understanding with hypotheticals similar to those presented in class</li><li>provides valuable opportunity to study for the final by reviewing the hypotheticals as well as the structure and reasoning behind the corresponding analysis</li><li>quickly gets to the point in conversational style laced with humor</li><li>remains a favorite among law school students</li><li>is often recommended by professors who encourage the use of study guides</li><li>works with ALL the major casebooks, suits any class on a given topic</li><li>provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures</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聽of the books in the field, <em>Trial Techniques and Trials, Tenth Edition聽</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><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.</p>
The Regulatory State (Aspen Casebook Series)
by , Kevin M. Stack

Language

English

Pages

1029

Publication Date

September 13, 2019

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<p><b><i>The Regulatory State, Third Edition </i></b>is distinguished by a practical focus on how federal administrative agencies make decisions, how political institutions influence decisions, and how courts review those decisions. With coverage tailored to 1L or upper-level courses on the regulatory state or legislation and regulation, Bressman, Rubin, and Stack use primary source materials drawn from agency rules, adjudicatory orders, and guidance documents to show how lawyers engage agencies. Additionally, this book uses an accessible central example (auto safety) throughout to make the materials cohesive and accessible, and presents legislation with attention to modern developments in the legislative process. <i>The Regulatory State, Third Edition </i>also presents statutory interpretation in useful terms, highlighting the 鈥渢ools鈥?that courts employ as well as the theories that judges and scholars have offered.</p> <p><b>New to the Third Edition:</b></p> <ul> <li>Expanded discussion of agency methods of statutory implementation and regulatory interpretation</li> <li>Additional primary source materials</li> <li>Up-to-date examination of political and judicial control of agency action</li> <li>New chapter with a case study of the regulatory process using the main example from the book</li> </ul> <p><b>Professors and students will benefit from:</b></p> <ul> <li>Tools-based approach that highlights the methods of analysis that agencies, courts, and lawyers utilize</li> <li>Use of an accessible central example as a familiar entry point into a complex legal area</li> <li>Primary source materials鈥攁gency documents, including notice-and-comment rules, adjudicatory orders, agency guidance, and more</li> <li>Empirical data, normative or theoretical questions, and practical examples</li> </ul>
International Arbitration: Documentary Supplement (Supplements)
by Gary B. Born

Language

English

Pages

375

Publication Date

January 30, 2015

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International Arbitration: Documentary Supplement
Getting to Maybe: How to Excel in Law School Exams
by , Jeremy R. Paul

Language

English

Pages

348

Publication Date

May 01, 1999

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Professors Fischl and Paul explain law school exams in ways no one has before, all with an eye toward improving the reader鈥檚 performance. The book begins by describing the difference between educational cultures that praise students for 鈥渞ight answers,鈥?and the law school culture that rewards nuanced analysis of ambiguous situations in which more than one approach may be correct. Enormous care is devoted to explaining precisely how and why legal analysis frequently produces such perplexing situations.<br /><br />But the authors don鈥檛 stop with mere description. Instead, Getting to Maybe teaches how to excel on law school exams by showing the reader how legal analysis can be brought to bear on examination problems. The book contains hints on studying and preparation that go well beyond conventional advice. The authors also illustrate how to argue both sides of a legal issue without appearing wishy-washy or indecisive. Above all, the book explains why exam questions may generate feelings of uncertainty or doubt about correct legal outcomes and how the student can turn these feelings to his or her advantage.<br /><br />In sum, although the authors believe that no exam guide can substitute for a firm grasp of substantive material, readers who devote the necessary time to learning the law will find this book an invaluable guide to translating learning into better exam performance.

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