This treatise focuses on "prevention, insurance, and malpractice issues encountered by practitioners in every area of the law, including personal injury, real estate, collection and bankruptcy, family law, trust and estates, commercial law, and criminal law."
Legal Negotiation in a Nutshell
This guide follows the entire legal negotiation process from opening negotiations through final settlement. It covers the basic types of legal negotiations, case evaluation and preparation, the stages of legal negotiation, and negotiation styles and strategies. In addition, it spends some time discussing the types of legal disputes that should not be negotiated.
Legal Reasoning and Legal Writing
The process of legal writing and analysis is presented in this book, which includes writing guidelines for office memoranda, client advice letters, and demand letters. There's even a section on how to write an exam answer. Sample memos, letters and briefs are in the appendices.
Legal Research in a Nutshell
Introductory overview of the research process and the essential sources of American law, including primary and secondary material. The author presents both print and electronic sources. Appendixes include sources for state appellate court cases, state resarch guides and topical looseleaf and electronic services.
Legal Research Manual
Instead of focusing on the sources of the law, this book provides a concise guide to the process of legal research: finding the law, reading the law and updating the law. Wren & Wren do provide a lengthy discussion of researching legislative history in one of their appendices.
Legal Research: How to Find and Understand the Law
The legal research process and primary and secondary sources are outlined as usual. Hypothetical research problem is provided in last chapter.
Legal Rights of Children
This multi-volume looseleaf treatise explains issues important to children: child custody, discrimination against children and adolescents, child pornography, school district issues, rights of handicapped children, parental torts, and children as witnesses. A table of laws and rules, as well as a table of cases is included. It is updated annually by pocket parts.
Legal traditions of the world: sustainable diversity in law. 4th ed
The unique and valuable contribution of this now-standard work is its coverage of religious systems in depth, and its explorations of indigenous and non-Western systems.
Legal Writing in a Nutshell
This guide provides a condensed handbook for legal writers. A useful glossary of words commonly misused in legal writing is included in Chapter 5. The remainder of the book focuses on grammar, punctuation, client letters, persuasive writing and argumentative memoranda.
Legal Writing: Process, Analysis & Organization
This coursebook outlines the process of legal writing and provides tip for the organization of the process. The focus is on using a rule to formulate the process.
Legislation and Statutory Interpretation,
This treatise is an in-depth discussion of such topics as theories of legislation and representation, electoral and legislative structures, extrinsic sources for statutory interpretation, and substantive canons of statutory interpretation.
Legislative Law and Process in a Nutshell
This study aid outlines the legislative process, from the drafting to the refining. The life of legislative law after enactment is also examined, including how agencies, local governments and businesses use statutes and how citizens, lawyers and courts adjust legislative words to fit life's realities.
Liberty and Union : A Constitutional History of the United States
This narrative two-volume treatise covers American constitutional history from its English and colonial origins up to the early 21st century, concluding with the 2013 Supreme Court Term. It includes a glossary of legal terms, further reading recommendations, illustrations, and tables of cases, as well as appendices containing the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, the Constitution of the United States of America, and a chronological list of Supreme Court justices. A companion website provides extensive documentary sources to supplement those included in the volumes themselves.
Lindey on Entertainment, Publishing, and the Arts, 3d
"This treatise, updated three times yearly, provides coverage of entertainment law, mass communications, and the arts. Includes state-of-the-art forms and detailed guidance for drafting agreements. "
Local Government Law in a Nutshell
This study aid offers a general introduction to the sources and types of power exercised by municipalities, and challenges to that power. In addition, the authors have included substantial sections on police power, regulation of private land use, acquisition and use of property by municipalities, and revenue sources.Â There is no supplementation in between editions.
Macey on Corporation Law
This treatise examines the Model Business Corporation Act, the Delaware General Corporation Act and the ALI's Principles of Corporate Governance. All statutory text sections are followed by an area of analysis, comment and statutory comparison, as well as selected references and cases. Updated by supplementary pages at least annually.
Main Currents in American Legal Thought
This treatise is written for lawyers interested in a basic history of American jurisprudence. It provides an introduction to sociological jurisprudence, legal realism, law and economics, and feminist jurisprudence.
Manning on Estate Planning
This treatise offers extensive guidance to estate planning, including the martial deduction and nonmarital share, providing for children, gifts and generation-skipping transfers, grantor-retained interest trusts, life insurance, retirement benefits, estate and gift tax issues affecting business interests, family and partner interests in a business, joint interests, choosing executors and trustees, and the payment of estate taxes. Updated online.
March of Liberty: A Constitutional History of the United States
This two volume treatise provides a narrative overview of the development of American law and constitutionalism as they relate to politics, economics and social history. It is often paired with the authors' two volume compilation of original sources - Documents of American Legal and Constitutional History. Volume 1 of both sets covers the founding of the country to 1890 with volume 2 of each covering 1877 to the present.