Louisiana Law of Property: A Précis, focuses on the Louisiana Civil Code as it applies to Property Law. This user-friendly book provides a basic understanding of the principles and rules governing the law of property. The Précis format allows for a brief and specific explanation of the main issues of the civil law of contracts, and is an essential and original resource for Louisiana law students and the legal profession in general.
Author: John Randall Trahan
Students deem Civil Procedure to be one of the hardest classes in law school for good reason. Doctrines from personal jurisdiction to res judicata are difficult to apply to exam fact patterns, and the policies underlying the federal rules can be difficult to grasp. The course is a complex hybrid of common law, statutes, rules, and some constitutional doctrine. For the first time, Oxford University Press equips students with an accessible guide to acing this most challenging of law school tests. In Civil Procedure: Model Problems and Outstanding Answers, Scott Dodson helps students demonstrate their knowledge of civil procedure in the structured and sophisticated manner that professors expect on law school exams. This book includes clear introductions to the major topics in civil procedure, provides hypotheticals that students can expect to see on an exam, and offers model answers to those hypotheticals. Professor Dodson then gives students the opportunity to evaluate their own work with a comprehensive self-analysis section. This book prepares students by challenging them to use the law they learn in class while also explaining the best way to express an answer on law school exams. This second edition has been updated to reflect recent changes to the federal rules of civil procedure. It incorporates new paradigm cases, including Wal-Mart, Goodyear, and McIntyre. The second edition also reflects the new rule and statutory amendments, including the Federal Courts Jurisdictions and Venue Clarification Act of 2011.
Model Problems and Outstanding Answers
Author: Scott Dodson
Publisher: Model Problems and Outstanding
Author: Alain A. Levasseur
The purposes of this 2017 edition of the Pocket Civil Code of Louisiana are the same as those of the previous yearly editions but also meant to acquaint the reader with the knowledge of new books or materials helpful in better understanding the essence of a codified law. As all prior editions, the 2017 edition of the Pocket Civil Code is meant to be a `user-friendly¿ tool small by its size and accessible by its bare bone presentation of the Code articles. It is easy to handle, simple to read because one is not distracted by references to cases which tend to be the main focus of attention of lawyers. Thus this presentation is aimed mostly at emphasizing the ranking of legislation as `the¿ imperative and primary source of law in the Louisiana civil law tradition as stated in articles 1 and 2 of the Civil Code. Furthermore, the recent publication of two books will help the reader to go deeper into grasping the purpose of codification and the full meaning of ¿Code articles¿ be they from Louisiana, French, Quebec, Italian¿Civil Codes. In this respect we recommend a Carolina Academic Press publication: Deciphering a Civil Code and the Dictionary of the Civil Code by LexisNexis.
Author: Alain A. Levasseur
The motivation this music provides is outstanding! Playing duets is important to the musical growth of young pianists. And with Alfred's Top Hits Duet Books, students get twice as many benefits. In addition to learning how to develop steady rhythm, listen for proper balance, and play with appropriate dynamics, students will also receive the enjoyment of playing specially arranged duets of pop music. These duet collections are correlated page-by-page with lesson Books 1B, 2, 3 and 4 of Alfred's Basic Piano Library one of the best-selling piano methods in the world (it's translated into 13 languages). All four duet books feature the best-known popular songs from films, Broadway musicals and best-selling CDs. The arrangers selected for this series include Alfred's best-known composers including Dennis Alexander, Tom Gerou, Margaret Goldston, Martha Mier, Catherine Rollin and George Peter Tingley.
Author: E. L. Lancaster,Morton Manus
Publisher: Alfred Music
Provides a guide to legal citation information inthe United States. Compiled from the Columbia LawReview, 105th edition, c2005; Harvard Law Review,118th edition, c2005; Univ. of Pennsylvania LawReview, 153rd edition, c2005; and the Yale LawJournal, 114th edition, c2005. New edition offersthe Bluepages for beginning law students.
A Uniform System of Citation
Category: Citation of legal authorities
ALWD Citation Manual: A Professional System of Citation, now in its Fourth Edition, upholds a single and consistent system of citation for all forms of legal writing. Clearly and attractively presented in an easy-to-use format, edited by Darby Dickerson, a leading authority on American legal citation, the ALWD Citation Manual is simply an outstanding teaching tool. Endorsed by the Association of Legal Writing Directors, (ALWD), a nationwide society of legal writing program directors, the ALWD Citation Manual: A Professional System of Citation, features: a single, consistent, logical system of citation that can be used for any type of legal document complete coverage of the citation rules that includes: - basic citation - citation for primary and secondary sources - citation of electronic sources - how to incorporate citations into documents - how to quote material and edit quotes properly - court-specific citation formats, commonly used abbreviations, and a sample legal memorandum with proper citation in the Appendices two-color page design that flags key points and highlights examples Fast Formatsquick guides for double-checking citations and Sidebars with facts and tips for avoiding common problems diagrams and charts that illustrate citation style at a glance The Fourth Edition provides: facsimiles of research sources that a first-year law student would use, annotated with the elements in each citation and a sample citation for each flexible citation options for (1) the United States as a party to a suit and (2) using contractions in abbreviations new rules addressing citation of interdisciplinary sources (e.g., plays, concerts, operas) and new technology (e.g., Twitter, e-readers, YouTube video) updated examples throughout the text expanded list of law reviews in Appendix 5 A new Wire-O binding in the Fourth Edition offers greater durability and makes the pages open perfectly flat for ease of use. Self-stick tabs now included in the book encourage students to flag frequently referenced pages for added convenience. Indispensable by design, the ALWD Citation Manual: A Professional System of Citation, Fourth Edition, keeps on getting better
A Professional System of Citation
Author: Darby Dickerson,Association of Legal Writing Directors
Publisher: Aspen Law & Business
Receive complimentary lifetime digital access to the eBook with new print purchase. This statutory compilation is an essential text for any course on the Louisiana civil law. The Louisiana Civil Code: Student Edition (2018) contains the official text of the Louisiana Civil Code of 1870, complete with revisions and amendments through the 2017 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature, as well as the official legislative commentary. Electronic access to legislative updates for two annual years following the date of each edition ensures law students have complete and up-to-date coverage of the civil law from the first semester of law school until completion of the state bar examination.
2018 Student Edition
Author: Melissa Lonegrass
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
The criminal justice system aims to maintain a balance between the individual interest of private citizens to carry on their lives free from state interference, and the communal interest in maintaining a safe society. These two goals come into conflict with each other most visibly when agents of the state physically take control of private citizens -- that is, when they exercise their powers to detain or to arrest. The book focuses on "street-level" encounters: detentions and arrests that occur in the course of investigating crime and laying charges. The authors explore the initial interaction between agents of the state or others authorized to detain and arrest, and the private citizens whose liberty is interfered with. It is at that point that the balance between societal safety and individual liberty is most keenly in play. This second edition has been updated to incorporate significant changes which have taken place with regard to statutory powers (the new citizen's arrest power and others), to common law powers (powers of detention, safety searches, search incident to arrest, etc.) and to Charter rights (freedom from arbitrary detention, right to counsel, and so on).
Author: Stephen Gerard Coughlan,Glen Edward Luther
Author: United States,United States. Supreme Court,United States. Courts of Appeals,United States. District Courts
Publisher: Foundation Press
Category: Civil procedure
Legal Research Explained provides a building-block approach to the fundamentals of legal research for paralegal students. The fundamentals of legal research for paralegal students. The text is divided into five separate sections, as follows: 1) conducting legal research using primary authorities; 2) conducting legal research using secondary authorities and other research aids; 3) electronic and computer resources; 4) legal citation form and validating authorities; and 5) "putting it all together," providing a final overview of the legal research process. Although based on the legal research section of author Deborah Bouchoux's highly successful Legal Research and Writing for Paralegals, the material in Legal Research Explained is modified and condensed to fit a legal research-only course. All-new research assignments in each chapter give students practice with both conventional print resources and on-line sources. Helpful charts, diagrams, and sample pages from research resources help students understand complex topics. In addition, Practice Tips in each chapter offer realistic and helpful suggestions for workplace success and Ethics notes are included throughout the book. Key Features: New research assignments New practice tips in several chapters Discussion of new titles added to the United States Code Discussion of new website GovInfo for free, official, and authenticated documents from all three branches of the government. Discussion of new sources for conducting research, such as the Law Review Commons (Chapter 6), which provides free access to thousands of law review articles. Discussion of new tools such as Lexis for Microsoft Office and Thomson Reuters's Drafting Assistant Extensively revised discussion of computer-assisted legal research in Chapter 8 New information on practical concerns in citing to the Internet in Chapter 9 Revamped discussion of citation form (Chapter 10) The information relating to Shepardizing using print volumes of Shepard's has been moved from Chapter 11 to its own back-of-the-book Appendix Information on new research management tools such as Zotero, Juris-M, and Evernote An in-depth Instructor's Manual includes an overview of the text, sample syllabi, tips on teaching strategies, chapter-by-chapter resource information, answer keys for all assignments, and a Test Bank.
Author: Deborah E. Bouchoux
Publisher: Aspen College