Author: Donald Doernberg
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
Author: Albert Armin Ehrenzweig,David W. Louisell
Current Structure of Court Systems; Subject-Matter Jurisdiction; Venue; Personal Jurisdiction; Service of Process; Challenges to Plaintiff's Court Selection; Pleading; Party and Claim Joinder; Discovery; Pretrial Conferences; Summary Judgment; Default Judgment; Voluntary and Involuntary Dismissal; The Trial Process; Jury Trial; Directed Verdicts; Judgments Notwithstanding the Verdict; New Trial Motions; Partial and Conditional New Trials; Relief from Judgments; Securing and Enforcing Judgments; Binding Effect of Judgments; Time for Bringing an Appeal; Mechanics of Appeal; Class Actions; Interpleader; Multidistrict Litigation; Standing, Mootness, and Justiciability; Determining the Governing, Law in Federal Courts; Federal Law in State Courts.
Author: Mary Kay Kane
Category: Civil procedure
State and Federal
Author: Albert Benno Armin Ehrenzweig,David W. Louisell
California has one of the most complex procedural systems in the nation. This Nutshell provides an overview of the many significant differences that impact the choice between state and federal courts in California. The authors succinctly analyze California procedure and expose different solutions to the practice problems found in a state containing parallel systems of state and federal procedure.
Author: William R. Slomanson
Publisher: West Academic
Publisher: Dorrance Publishing
Pundits have observed that if so many incumbents are returned to Congress to each election by such wide margins, perhaps we should look for ways to increase competitiveness – a centerpiece to the American way of life – through redistricting. Do competitive elections increase voter satisfaction? How does voting for a losing candidate affect voters’ attitudes toward government? The not-so-surprising conclusion is that losing voters are less satisfied with Congress and their Representative, but the implications for the way in which we draw congressional and state legislative districts are less straightforward. Redistricting and Representation argues that competition in general elections is not the sine qua non of healthy democracy, and that it in fact contributes to the low levels of approval of Congress and its members. Brunell makes the case for a radical departure from traditional approaches to redistricting – arguing that we need to "pack" districts with as many like-minded partisans as possible, maximizing the number of winning voters, not losers.
Why Competitive Elections are Bad for America
Author: Thomas Brunell
Category: Political Science
Rob Lambert, quoted in USA today as having lost all his assets,. has now spent the better part of a lifetime helping others learn how to protect there life long earnings.After doing many plans over the years, Rob realized that people need a real sense of how all this works. He writes a revealing book on how to protect your assets in a nutshell. Its clear,concise and strait forward approach gives you the knowledge you need to make sound decisions with your money. You will sleep soundly knowing your money is safe.
How to Safeguard Your Money and Assets in a World Gone Mad
Author: Robert Lambert
Publisher: TM Credit, LLC
Category: Business & Economics
Interpreting the Rules and Other Basics: Offers, Objections and the Judge's Function; Judicial Notice, Presumptions, and Burdens: Substitutes for Evidence; Relevancy, its Counterweights and Related Exclusionary Rules; A Special Relevancy rs. Counterweights Problem Area: Similar Acts, Character, Propensity; Privileges; Witnesses: Competency, Examination and Impeachment; Opinions, Experts and Scientific Evidence; Hearsay: Basic Theory and Rationale; Hearty Rule Modifications for Admissions and Witnesses' Prior Statements; Exceptions to the Hearsay Rule; Authentication, Exhibits and the Best Evidence Rule.
State and Federal Rules
Author: Paul F. Rothstein,Myrna S. Raeder,David Crump
Category: Evidence (Law)
This volume presents a clear and concise overview of one of the most challenging topics covered in a standard 1L civil procedure course: subject matter jurisdiction of federal courts. Written by an award-winning classroom professor, this Nutshell makes extensive use of diagrams and flowcharts, while using scores of examples and hypotheticals, to illustrate key concepts. The book is targeted especially to students studying civil procedure, but it will also be of value for students in other courses covering topics such as federal courts, complex litigation, and civil rights. In addition, this volume will provide practitioners with a quick, clear refresher on the basics of federal civil jurisdiction.
Author: Lumen Mulligan
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
PDF/A is an ISO standard for using the PDF format for long-term archiving of digital documents. “PDF/A in a Nutshell 2.0” provides a comprehensive introduction to the material and shows off the latest developments available with PDF/A-2 and PDF/A-3. The brochure provides information about PDF/A tools and strategies for creating and validating PDF/A files.
PDF for long-term archiving
Author: Alexandra Oettler
Author: Thomas E. Carbonneau
Publisher: West Academic
Author: Jerome A. Barron,C. Thomas Dienes
Publisher: West Publishing Company
This Nutshell provides a comprehensive overview of federal appellate practice and procedure, suitable for practicing lawyers as a deskbook, and for law students as a study aid. It focuses both on the federal courts of appeals and on the US Supreme Court. Federal circuit court topics include, among others, preservation of error, the final judgment rule and its exceptions, the notice of appeal, parties to the appeal, relief pending appeal, standards and scope of review, briefing and oral argument, alternative dispute resolution, entry of judgment, and rehearing en banc. Supreme Court topics include, among others, jurisdiction over federal cases, jurisdiction over state cases, the certiorari process, original jurisdiction, briefing and oral argument, and the role of the Solicitor General. Also included are discussions of the structure and caseloads of the federal appellate system, appellate ethics and professionalism, certification of issues to state courts, and the future of appellate justice.
Author: Gregory A. Castanias,Robert H. Klonoff
Category: Appellate procedure
Author: Bernard W. Funston,Eugene Meehan