Law

Family Law for the Paralegal

Concepts and Applications

Author: Mary E. Wilson

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780133779714

Category: Law

Page: 648

View: 1884

Family Law for the Paralegal: Concepts and Applications provides a thorough introduction to the basics of family law and procedure, addressing all key areas most commonly encountered in a family law practice. While the text approaches family law through generic viewpoint and terminology, each chapter provides students with opportunities to think about family law in the context of each jurisdiction. The Third Edition offers an up-to-date perspective on the family by incorporating discussions of the Marriage Equality Act and the Internet's revolutionization of the adoption process. Designed for paralegal students who desire an interesting and readable text on family law, the book builds on their existing knowledge base and skill sets to enhance their job performance. It helps students prepare to transition into the workforce by covering all phases of legal representation, from meeting with clients to preparing for trial.
Law

Essentials of Paralegalism

Author: William P. Statsky

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 113341687X

Category: Law

Page: 528

View: 6378

ESSENTIALS OF PARALEGALISM, FIFTH EDITION, introduces the beginning paralegal student to this still relatively new legal career. It presents the main regulatory and employment issues in the field, as well as strategies for finding a job. The author provides students with the basic skills they will need to succeed in the field including interviewing, investigation and analysis at an introductory level. Concrete examples from the working lives of on-the-job paralegals help the students get a feel for what they can expect in the work setting. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Law

Law and the Legal System

An Introduction to Law and Legal Studies in the United States

Author: Thomas R. Van Dervort,David L. Hudson

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business

ISBN: 9780735508705

Category: Law

Page: 614

View: 5883

Designed to teach the basics needed to prepare students for any role in the legal system, Law and the Legal System engages students through the use of examples and practical applications of legal principles. Whether they are interested in pursuing legal careers as lawyers or paralegals, or political science careers, or criminal justice interests, students are provided a basic understanding of the law and how to find it. Mock trial experiences are encouraged, and each chapter involves the student in exercises that review understanding of legal terms and concepts. Six cases in an appendix illustrate basic concepts, and hypothetical cases showcase the inner workings of the judicial system in both criminal and civil cases. Internet sources, key terms, case excerpts, research assignments, review exercises and discussion questions help students reinforce the key concepts in each chapter, and suggested activities engage students in discovery projects. Thoroughly updated, the revised Third Edition expands coverage with new chapters on Legal Research and Writing, Tort Law, Contract Law, Family Law, Employment Law, and Equal Protection Law. Careful updating of information throughout the book includes refreshed Internet references to the text. Hallmark features of An Introduction to Law and Legal Studies in the United States: Solid overview of the system of law and government Readability, accessibility Provides the basics for any role in the legal system lawyer or paralegal career political science or criminal justice work Practical applications to engage students with legal principles mock trial experiences encouraged chapter exercises review legal terms and concepts activities engage students in discovery projects Five part structure, comprehensive coverage Basic Legal Concepts Substantive Civil Law Civil Law Procedure Criminal Law Procedure Administrative Due Process Six cases illustrate major basic concepts Explains difficult legal concepts in a reader-friendly format Hypothetical cases reveal workings of judicial system in both criminal and civil cases Differentiates civil, criminal, and administrative due process Discusses history as well as contemporary state of law and current controversies Pedagogically rich Internet sources key terms case excerpts research assignments review exercises discussion questions Thoroughly updated, the revised Third Edition presents: New chapters Legal Research and Writing Tort Law Contract Law Family Law Employment Law Equal Protection Law Updated Internet references New material, brought completely up-to-date
Business & Economics

Movie Guide for Legal Studies

Author: Kent D. Kauffman

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 94

View: 1327

Capturing the suspense and excitement of the film industry, The Legal Movie Guide provides an easy way for professors to incorporate key scenes and films of a legal, judicial, or public policy nature into their course. Briefing 40 legal movies, entries include a synopsis of each film, its key facts, actors, length and overall rating. Going beyond just descriptions, it identifies key legal themes within each movie and correlates films to specific legal courses. Scenes are broken down into five to fifteen minute pieces and discussion suggestions provide tangible assignments students can complete after viewing each scene. Some films covered in thie guide include: 12 Angry Men The Accused Anatomy of a Murder And Justice for All Animal Farm Body Heat Changing Lanes A Civil Action Class Action The Client Criminal Law Disclosure Erin Brockovich
Law

Using Computers in the Law Office

Author: Matthew S. Cornick

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337624985

Category: Law

Page: 528

View: 2281

Focusing on how computers can make paralegals and legal professionals more productive on the job, this bestselling guide offers comprehensive coverage of computer concepts, exploring the latest versions of common programs like Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, as well as specialized applications including CaseMap, Clio, HotDocs, TimeMap, and TrialDirector. With a clear and engaging writing style, real-life examples, helpful tutorials, ethical considerations, and up-to-date coverage of the most popular software used in all types of legal organizations, this proven resource helps readers develop the knowledge and skills they need for career success. Detailed Hands-on Exercises allow students to apply what they learn and practice using computers to complete realistic legal work. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Fiction

Der Regenmacher

Roman

Author: John Grisham

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641110203

Category: Fiction

Page: 624

View: 2305

"Grisham weiß einfach, wie es geht. Hochspannung pur!" People Rudy Baylor, ein Jurastudent im letzten Semester, gewinnt seine ersten "Mandanten", ein Ehepaar, dessen Sohn an Leukämie erkrankt ist. Die Krankenversicherung weigert sich, für die wahrscheinlich lebensrettende Therapie zu zahlen. Rudy erkennt bald, daß er es mit einem riesigen Versicherungsskandal zu tun hat. Er nimmt den Kampf gegen eines der mächtigsten, korruptesten und skrupellosesten Unternehmen Amerikas auf...
Law

The Paralegal Professional

Author: Henry R. Cheeseman,Thomas F. Goldman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780130264251

Category: Law

Page: 742

View: 4514

Written by an award-winning author team, The Paralegal Professional combines a solid introduction to the paralegal profession with a thorough introduction to law. The 2-books-in-1 format prepares students with the substantive and procedural legal knowledge that they need to succeed. This is the fully, up-to-date and extensive coverage of technology in the law office, legal and business ethics. International perspectives, and diversity prepares students for today's work environment. Two-books-in-one career guidance + the law. This critical combination is designed to enhance the teaching structure of the course with full chapters on each area of Substantive Law; numerous examples of both Brief and Full Cases; integrated coverage of Diversity; and legal applications for Technology tools in the law office. Professionalism for every kind of learner concepts are presented in a manner appealing to both new and returning students. Both Legal and Business Ethics demonstrate the connection between two worlds. Ethics Questions in every chapter provide the opportunity to strengthen reasoning. the critical issues that impact careers. Appendices offer guidelines for Case Briefing and for Ethical Obligations. In Quick Reference, every feature is designed for quick reference by professionals and study review for learners. It has marginal references to related Websites, checklists for Career Guidance and for Procedures, reference Appendices on U.S. Constitution, Spanish/English Legal Terms, Internet Resources, and How to Study internal guide on Latin Terms. The entire program is backed by digital and print course supplements that support distance learning and lifelong skills. These include a complete Online Course and a time-limited version of LexBrief legal briefing software and the Lexiverse Legal Dictionary.
Law

California Civil Litigation

Author: Susan Burnett Luten,Susan B. Luten

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: 9780314206848

Category: Law

Page: 311

View: 9440

This text for paralegals is written specifically for California. It covers federal and California-state litigation chronologically from initiation of the suit through appeal. Discussion Questions and Assignments at the end of each chapter further develop chapter concepts.
Fiction

Der Anwalt

Roman

Author: John Grisham

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641110351

Category: Fiction

Page: 464

View: 9396

Denn sie wissen, was sie tun Kyle McAvoy steht eine glänzende Karriere als Jurist bevor. Bis ihn die Vergangenheit einholt. Eine junge Frau behauptet, Jahre zuvor auf einer Party in Kyles Apartment vergewaltigt worden zu sein. Kyle weiß, dass diese Anklage seine Zukunft zerstören kann. Und er trifft eine Entscheidung, für die er mit allem brechen muss, was bisher sein Leben bestimmt hat.
Political Science

Technische Analyse der Finanzmärkte

Grundlagen, Strategien, Methoden, Anwendungen. Inkl. Workbook

Author: Murphy John J.

Publisher: FinanzBuch Verlag

ISBN: 3862485153

Category: Political Science

Page: 656

View: 5879

John J. Murphy zählt zu den bekanntesten Technischen Analysten der USA. In seinem beeindruckenden Werk versteht er es bes tens, Ordnung ins weite Feld der Tech nischen Analyse zu bringen. Faktenreiche Erklärungen und hervorragende Abbildungen vermitteln sowohl Anfän gern als auch Fortgeschrittenen neueste Charttechniken, die direkt auf eine Vielzahl von Finanzinstrumenten angewendet werden können. Ihr Plus an Handlungsmöglichkeiten! Alle Zusammenhänge sind in unübertrefflicher Klarheit und Übersichtlichkeit dargestellt. Hier erhalten Sie schnell und punktgenau den letzten Stand der Dinge in Sachen Technischer Analyse der Finanzmärkte: - Alle Arten von Charts im Überblick: Mehr als 400 praxisnahe Charts zeigen Ihnen jedes wichtige Detail und führen Sie intensiv in die Charttechnik ein. - Interessante Indikatoren: Neue Hochs versus neue Tiefs, höheres Volumen versus niedrigeres Volumen, Aufwärtstrends versus Abwärtstrends, u. v. a. m. Erfassen Sie den Markt in seiner ganzen Bandbreite und Sie wissen sofort, wann ein Trend sich ändert! - Candlestick-Charts: So setzen Sie Besten diese äußerst plastische Art von Charts in ihrem Anlagealltag ein – erzielen auch Sie einfach bessere Ergebnisse beim Anlegen! - Die Intermarket-Analyse: Es ist höchste Zeit, die engen Verknüpfungen zwischen den einzelnen Finanzmärkten zu erkennen und richtig beurteilen zu können. - Risikomanagement und Psycho logie: Die entscheidenden Faktoren für den Privatanleger.
Self-Help

Wege statt Irrwege

Wo Menschen und Firmen die gleichen Fehler machen und warum Wirtschaftstheorien uns zu einem glücklicheren Leben verhelfen können

Author: Clayton M. Christensen,Karen Dillon,James Allworth

Publisher: books4success

ISBN: 3864702658

Category: Self-Help

Page: 224

View: 481

Scheidungen, kein Kontakt zu den Kindern, Gefängnis wegen Betrugs - all das hat Harvard-Professor Clayton M. Christensen bei ehemaligen Kommilitonen gesehen und es hat ihn zum Nachdenken angeregt: Wie konnte es so weit kommen? Und wie macht man es besser? Seine Überlegungen führten Christensen zu den drei grundlegenden Fragen: Wie führe ich ein glückliches und sinnerfülltes Privatleben? Wie werde ich beruflich erfolgreich und habe Freude an meiner Arbeit? Und wie vermeide ich es, im Gefängnis zu landen? Er findet die Antworten in Wirtschaftstheorien, die er auf persönliche Lebensentscheidungen überträgt - so zum Beispiel die Einführung einer Familienkultur, um den eigenen Kindern Leitlinien an die Hand zu geben. Dabei gibt er jedoch nicht rigide Verhaltensregeln vor, sondern liefert Denkanstöße, mit deren Hilfe der Leser zu seiner ganz persönlichen, maßgeschneiderten Strategie für ein erfülltes und erfolgreiches Leben gelangt.

Alles, was Sie über das Musikbusiness wissen müssen

erfolgreich verhandeln, Verträge gestalten, Auftritte organisieren, Finanzen managen

Author: Donald S. Passman,Wolfram Herrmann

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783791029870

Category:

Page: 467

View: 9213

Wer eine Karriere im Musikgeschäft anstrebt, kommt an diesem Buch nicht vorbei! Ob bei der Planung eines Auftritts, bei Vertragsverhandlungen oder der Verwaltung der Finanzen - im Musikbusiness lauern viele rechtliche und finanzielle Fallen. Branchen-Kenner Wolfram Herrmann hat den US-Bestseller des Staranwalts Donald S. Passman auf die Musik-Szene in Deutschland, Österreich und der Schweiz übertragen. In diesem Ratgeber enthüllen die beiden Experten ihr umfangreiches Insiderwissen - fundiert und eingängig. "Hätte ich dieses Buch bereits zu Beginn meiner Karriere gehabt, wäre ich heute zehn Mal reicher und hätte ein Vermögen an Anwaltsgebühren gespart." Ed Bicknell, Manager der 'Dire Straits'
Foreign Language Study

Practice Makes Perfect: German Conversation

Author: Ed Swick

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071770925

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 192

View: 3147

Practice the art of conversation in German! Want to strike up a conversation with a native German speaker but are nervous that you're not ready? Practice Makes Perfect: German Conversation helps you overcome that obstacle, and—before you know it--you'll be speaking comfortably in your new language. Inside you will find realistic conversational situations, from meeting people to talking about sports to discussing current events to just having fun. With these engaging dialogues as a starting point, each unit is packed with helpful instruction on correct grammar and word usage—in addition to lots of conversation-ready phrases that will be indispensable as your fluency increases. Of course you'll get plenty of practice, practice, practice using your new conversational skills. Each dialogue is followed by a variety of exercises that not only give you the opportunity to put new concepts into action but also encourage you to construct personalized conversations. These lessons will reassure even the most hesitant speakers that they too can achieve a confident--and spontaneous--speaking style. Practice Makes Perfect: German Conversation will help you Talk more like a native speaker and expand your vocabulary Master everyday German expressions through numerous realistic examples Reinforce your new conversational skills through extensive exercises Before you know it, you'll be confidently speaking German with your German-speaking friends--or you'll be ready to make new ones!
Law

Contemporary Employment Law

Author: C. Kerry Fields,Henry R. Cheeseman

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 145483417X

Category: Law

Page: 784

View: 9481

Designed for a one-semester course that covers the major aspects of law, the highly teachable Contemporary Employment Law explores the legal essentials of managing a modern workforce. The text identifies the differences between employees and independent contractors, then proceeds through the phases of hiring, promotion, and termination of employment. Modern employment issues covered include selecting employees; whistleblowing; immigration and nationality; covenants not to compete; confidentiality and trade secret agreements; current laws and regulations on pay, disability, and age discrimination; work-family conflicts; privacy; wage and hour laws; worker safety; and global employment. Each chapter features learning objectives, well-edited landmark cases followed by questions, abundant examples, management applications, "Focus on Ethics," Human Resource forms, and more. Students will learn to frame the issues that managers must identify in the workplace. The companion website offers online student support with resources, forms, quizzes, additional assignments, and extracts of pertinent statutes. The presentation has been streamlined, to make the Second Edition even more readable and accessible, thoroughly explaining basic concepts before moving to more complex material. More short cases and practice forms help students learn. New U.S. Supreme Court cases are briefed, including: AT&T Mobility LLC v. Concepcion (effect of the Federal Arbitration Act preemption of state laws restricting arbitration of employment claims), Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes (class action certification denied), Thompson v. North American Stainless, LP (third party retaliation claims against employers), Staub v. Proctor Hosp. (employer liable if non-decision maker with discriminatory bias influenced actions of unbiased decision maker), Duryea v. Guarnieri (employees right to exercise First Amendment rights), Kasten v. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corp. (employee's oral complaint about FLSA violation has filed a claim), Christopher v. SmithKline Beecham (whether pharmaceutical salespeople are exempt under the FLSA), and Perich v Hosanna (rights of ministers against their churches). More than twenty new state and federal cases are covered, including Rainey v. Domino's Pizza (franchisor's liability for accident caused by franchisee's delivery person), Does I-XI, Workers in China, Bangladesh, etc. v. Wal-mart Stores, Inc. (foreign workers not intended beneficiaries of contracts with foreign suppliers over wages, hours, working conditions, and discrimination), Neessen v. Arona Corp. (Pregnancy Discrimination Act protects against refusal to hire women who are recently pregnant), Kuebel v. Black & Decker, Inc. ( ??? ), Hispanics United of Buffalo, Inc. v Carlos Ortiz (Facebook postings related to workplace conditions as a protected activity), Tides v. Boeing (Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower protection does not extend to communications to the media), Nixon-Tinkelman v. New York City Dep't of Health and Mental Hygiene (expansion of duty of reasonable accommodation regarding transfer from a distant to a near work site), and Nichols v. Dancer (interests in workplace efficiency may outweigh employee's First Amendment rights). New statutes and regulations enacted since the first edition was published are explored, including Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Act of 2010, Health Care Reform Act of 2010 and its regulations, employers duty to notify employees of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) through a notice mandated by the National Labor Relations Board, and the implementation of Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008.
Business & Economics

Der Real-Life MBA

Wie Sie auch ohne Business-School alles über gewinnen, Teams und Karriere lernen

Author: Jack Welch,Suzy Welch

Publisher: Redline Wirtschaft

ISBN: 3864148677

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 256

View: 5806

Suzy und Jack Welch haben unzählige Unternehmen auf der ganzen Welt analysiert und festgestellt, dass sich die entscheidenden Herausforderungen des Unternehmensalltags meist nicht durch gelernte Theorien, sondern oft nur durch konkretes Handeln lösen lassen. Ihr neues Buch Der Real-Life MBA beschäftigt sich aus diesem Grund mit den häufigsten Fallstricken des Alltags und setzt dort an, wo Theorien, Konzepte und Ideologien aufhören. Der legendäre Unternehmenslenker und die anerkannte Redakteurin des Harvard Business Review zeigen in ihrem neuen Bestseller all das, was man so an der Business-School nicht lernt. In der Wirtschaft Erfolg zu haben, hängt letztlich immer davon ab, dass man in der Lage ist, die alltäglichen Probleme und Aufgaben zu bewältigen. Und wer könnte hier bessere Tipps für Beruf und Karriere geben als Jack und Suzy Welch?
Computers

Grundkurs Künstliche Intelligenz

Eine praxisorientierte Einführung

Author: Wolfgang Ertel

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3658135492

Category: Computers

Page: 385

View: 7931

Alle Teilgebiete der KI werden mit dieser Einführung kompakt, leicht verständlich und anwendungsbezogen dargestellt. Hier schreibt jemand, der das Gebiet nicht nur bestens kennt, sondern auch in der Lehre engagiert und erfolgreich vertritt. Von der klassischen Logik über das Schließen mit Unsicherheit und maschinelles Lernen bis hin zu Anwendungen wie Expertensysteme oder lernfähige Roboter. Neben dem umfassenden Einblick in dieses faszinierende Teilgebiet der Informatik gewinnen Sie vertiefte Kenntnisse, z. B. hinsichtlich wichtiger Verfahren zur Repräsentation und Verarbeitung von Wissen. Der Anwendungsbezug steht im Fokus der Darstellung. Viele Übungsaufgaben mit Lösungen sowie strukturierte Verweise auf Literatur und Ressourcen im Web ermöglichen ein effektives und kurzweiliges Selbststudium. Für die 3. Auflage ...