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Book cover: Virtual Justice: The New Laws Of Online WorldsVirtual Justice: The New Laws Of Online Worlds
by ,
Greg Lastowka illustrates the real legal dilemmas posed by virtual worlds. He explains how governments are responding to the chaos in the cyberspace. He explores how laws of property, jurisdiction, crime, and copyright, pave the path of virtual law.
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Book cover: The Indigo Book: A Manual of Legal CitationThe Indigo Book: A Manual of Legal Citation
by - Public Resource ,
The Indigo Book covers legal citation for U.S. legal materials, as well as books, periodicals, Internet, etc. An open and compatible implementation of the Uniform System of Citation for legal research, this volume is in the public domain.
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Book cover: Electronic Signatures in LawElectronic Signatures in Law
by - Institute of Advanced Legal Studies ,
This fourth edition of the well-established practitioner text sets out what constitutes an electronic signature; the form an electronic signature can take; and discusses the issues relating to evidence - illustrated by analysis of relevant case ...
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Book cover: How to Do Animal Rights: ...legally with confidenceHow to Do Animal Rights: ...legally with confidence
by - Lulu.com ,
Do animal rights as a practical and legal activity. Topics include: major problems that humanity is causing animal life; moral philosophy underlying animal rights; major methods of campaigning, practical activities for promoting animal rights; etc.
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Book cover: Manifest Madness: Mental Incapacity in the Criminal LawManifest Madness: Mental Incapacity in the Criminal Law
by - Oxford University Press ,
Understanding the terrain of mental incapacity in criminal law is notoriously difficult; it involves tracing overlapping and interlocking legal doctrines, current and past practices. This book provides a close study of mental incapacity defences.
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Book cover: Legal Literacy: An Introduction to Legal StudiesLegal Literacy: An Introduction to Legal Studies
by - AU Press ,
To understand how the legal system works, students must become literate in the field. The book fulfills this aim by providing the key concepts such as legal personhood, jurisdiction, and precedent, and by introducing students to legal research.
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Book cover: Body Law and the Body of LawBody Law and the Body of Law
by - De Gruyter Open Ltd ,
The book examines how laws on sterilization, birth control and abortion were created, by focusing on the act of legislation; how the law was driven by scientific and social norms during the first and closing decades of the 20th century in the USA ...
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Book cover: Criminal LawCriminal Law
by - University of Minnesota ,
'Criminal Law' begins with the foundations of law and the legal system and then extensively explores criminal laws and defenses using general state principles, federal law, the Constitution, and the Model Penal Code as guidelines.
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Book cover: Basic Income TaxBasic Income Tax
by - CALI eLangdell Press ,
This book is the third edition of a basic income tax text, revised for the 2015-2016 academic year. It is intended to be a readable text, suitable for a three-hour course for a class comprised of law students with widely different backgrounds.
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Book cover: First Amendment: Cases, Controversies, and ContextsFirst Amendment: Cases, Controversies, and Contexts
by - CALI eLangdell Press ,
This Casebook is intended to be used in an upper-division course covering the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. The Casebook is organized with the Speech Clauses as Part One and the Religion Clauses as Part Two.
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Book cover: Sources of American Law: An Introduction to Legal ResearchSources of American Law: An Introduction to Legal Research
by - eLangdell Press ,
This text introduces first-year law students to the new kind of research required to study and to practice law. It seeks to demystify the art of legal research by following a 'Source and Process' approach. The book focuses mainly on the basics.
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Book cover: The Legal and Ethical Environment of BusinessThe Legal and Ethical Environment of Business
by - The Saylor Foundation ,
For students who expect learning to be comprised not only of substance, but also of interactive exercises and multimedia. It streamlines the presentation of material to ensure that every page is relevant, engaging, and interesting to undergraduates.
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Book cover: Goverment Regulation and the Legal Environment of BusinessGoverment Regulation and the Legal Environment of Business
by - The Saylor Foundation ,
Up-to-date textbook that covers legal issues that students must understand in today's business environment. It covers contracts, consumer credit transactions, bankruptcy, intellectual property, securities regulation, regulation of real estate, etc.
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Book cover: Advanced Business Law and the Legal EnvironmentAdvanced Business Law and the Legal Environment
by - Saylor Foundation ,
The book provides students with context and essential legal concepts relating to the Uniform Commercial Code and various aspects of property law. Appropriate for students who have already taken introductory Legal Environment or Business Law course.
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Book cover: The Sovereignty of Law: The European WayThe Sovereignty of Law: The European Way
by - Francis Geoffrey Jacobs ,
With the non-specialist in mind, and starting from the basic notion of the rule of law, this book explores how judges can balance the potentially conflicting interests of human life and human dignity; freedom of speech and the right of privacy ...
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Book cover: Introduction to the American Legal SystemIntroduction to the American Legal System
by - Bookboon ,
An overview of the legal system in the United States. It is designed for learners who have little familiarity with U.S. law. Topics include federal and state court systems, civil and criminal litigation processes, and ethics in the legal profession.
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Book cover: Commercial Law in the Next MillenniumCommercial Law in the Next Millennium
by - Sweet and Maxwell ,
In this book, Roy Goode examines some of the key issues shaping commercial law as we move into a new century. His stimulating re-analysis of fundamental legal principles raises a series of critical questions about the future direction of the law.
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Book cover: Turning Points of the Common LawTurning Points of the Common Law
by - Sweet & Maxwell ,
Cooke focuses on four great cases which were all turning points in the development of the common law. In each instance he examines the effect at the time, subsequent developments in case law and academic opinion, and the advantages of decisions...
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Book cover: Justification and Excuse in the Criminal LawJustification and Excuse in the Criminal Law
by - Sweet & Maxwell ,
Smith considers a subject of great importance to the criminal law, both as an academic topic and in the context of the problems faced by the citizen confronted with a choice between breaking the letter of the law, or seeing others suffer harm.
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Book cover: Basic Home SecurityBasic Home Security
by - Smashwords ,
This is a short article on the different ways to protect your house against armed robbers. Written for the South African market it may sound extreme to the rest of the world but gives valuable guidance which is applicable everywhere.
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Book cover: A Manufacturer's Guide To Product Liability Law in the United StatesA Manufacturer's Guide To Product Liability Law in the United States
by - Smashwords ,
This primer provides basic information about product liability laws and legal procedures in product liability lawsuits in the United States. It also suggests measures that you can take to reduce your product liability exposure.
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Book cover: Principles of Federal Appropriations LawPrinciples of Federal Appropriations Law
- GAO ,
The Principles of Federal Appropriations Law is a multi-volume treatise concerning federal fiscal law. The publication provides text discussion with reference to specific legal authorities to illustrate the principles and their application.
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Book cover: Law and Lawyers in the United States: The Common Law Under StressLaw and Lawyers in the United States: The Common Law Under Stress
by - Stevens & sons ,
This book may serve to help you to have a better understanding of our legal system and its many problems; and it may, too, lead to the conclusion that you are indeed privileged to live under your own constitutional and legal system.
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Book cover: Your Worst EnemyYour Worst Enemy
by ,
This book is about the way defaulters are treated by their bank once they fall on hard times and cannot pay the instalment anymore. There are many legal rights which offer protection against abuse and this book explains them all in clear English.
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Book cover: How to Handle Tough Choices in Your Legal Career and Be SuccessfulHow to Handle Tough Choices in Your Legal Career and Be Successful
by - Smashwords ,
BCG Attorney Search's Recruiters answer commonly asked questions about the legal field. Most of these are questions relating to making a lateral move, work-life balance, interview tips, careers moves for recent graduates and other common questions.
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Book cover: Business Law and the Legal EnvironmentBusiness Law and the Legal Environment
by - Flat World Knowledge ,
This text is an up-to-date textbook with comprehensive coverage of legal and regulatory issues. The authors take special care to engage students by relating law to everyday events with which they are already familiar with their clear style.
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Book cover: The Art of Cross-ExaminationThe Art of Cross-Examination
by - The Macmillan Company ,
I have not attempted to treat the subject in any scientific, elaborate, or exhaustive way; but merely to make some suggestions upon the art of cross-examination, which have been gathered as a result of twenty-five years' court practice.
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Book cover: Media Law HandbookMedia Law Handbook
by - U.S. Department of State ,
What are the privileges and responsibilities of a free press? In Media Law Handbook, Professor Jane Kirtley, Silha Professor of Media Ethics and Law at the University of Minnesota, explores how free societies answer this question.
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Book cover: Outline of U.S. Legal SystemOutline of U.S. Legal System
by - U. S. Department of State ,
This Outline covers the history and organization of the federal and state judicial systems; the criminal and civil court processes; the qualifications and selection of federal judges; the role of other participants in the judicial process.
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Book cover: Marriage and Divorce Laws of the WorldMarriage and Divorce Laws of the World
by - The Musson-Draper Company ,
The purpose of this volume is to furnish to the lawyer, legislator and student a working summary of the marriage and divorce laws of the principal countries of the world. Our endeavour is simply to set forth positive law as it exists today.
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Book cover: Techniques for Teaching LawTechniques for Teaching Law
by - Carolina Academic Press ,
The book addresses a broad range of pedagogical issues in the context of legal education: the teaching and learning environment, course and class planning, questioning and discussion techniques, visual tools, experiential learning, computers, etc.
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Book cover: Curious Punishments of Bygone DaysCurious Punishments of Bygone Days
by - Loompanics Unlimited ,
An accumulation of notes on old-time laws, punishments and penalties. The subject is not a pleasant one, though it often has a humorous element; but a punishment that is obsolete gains an interest and dignity from antiquity.
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Book cover: Courts and CriminalsCourts and Criminals
by - Project Gutenberg ,
It is unquestionably a generally accepted principle that it is better that ninety-nine guilty men should escape than that one innocent man should be convicted. This book presents a guide to procedures and practices in criminal courts.
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Book cover: Simple JusticeSimple Justice
by - Civitas Book Publisher ,
The celebrated American sociologist Charles Murray provides an uncompromising restatement and defence of the backward-looking, retributive justification of criminal punishment. He also makes an impassioned plea for England to revert to this approach.
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Book cover: A Country I Do Not Recognize: The Legal Assault On American ValuesA Country I Do Not Recognize: The Legal Assault On American Values
by - Hoover Institution Press ,
During the past forty years, activists have used the court system to accomplish results that could not otherwise be obtained through the ordinary political processes. The authors show how legal decisions undermined America's sovereignty and values.
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Book cover: Scientific Validity of Polygraph TestingScientific Validity of Polygraph Testing
- Office of Technology Assessment ,
The memorandum presents the results of the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) review of the scientific evidence on the validity of polygraph testing. OTA concluded that there is very little research evidence to establish polygraph test validity.
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Book cover: Understanding the Federal CourtsUnderstanding the Federal Courts
- Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts ,
This text was developed by the Administrative Office of the US Courts to provide an introduction to the federal judicial system, its organization and administration, and its relationship to the legislative and executive branches of the government.
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Book cover: Punishment: Theory and PracticePunishment: Theory and Practice
by - University of California Press ,
What actions should be punished? Should plea-bargaining be allowed? How should sentencing be determined? In this original, penetrating study, Mark Tunick explores not only why society punishes wrongdoing, but also how it implements punishment.
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Book cover: Lawyers in Society: An OverviewLawyers in Society: An Overview
by - University of California Press ,
A concise comparative introduction to the practice of law in a number of countries: England, Germany, Japan, Venezuela, and Belgium. These essays guide readers through the differing worlds of civil and common law, and law in Europe and Asia.
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Book cover: Hate Crime Laws: A Practical GuideHate Crime Laws: A Practical Guide
- OSCE ,
The purpose of this guide is to provide States with benchmarks for drafting hate crime legislation within a simple, clear and accessible document. It will also be a resource for civil society when advocating for better laws.
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Book cover: Law for Computing StudentsLaw for Computing Students
by - BookBoon ,
This free textbook shows the reader where in the IT-based business legal problems are likely to arise. The author aims to give computing students that kind of broad level of understanding of the law applicable to IT sector.
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Book cover: Encyclopedia of Law and EconomicsEncyclopedia of Law and Economics
by - Edward Elgar Publishing ,
A reference work that surveys the entire literature on law and economics in over 3,000 pages. The entries consist a review of the literature and a bibliography which covers most of the published material in the particular area.
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Book cover: A Handbook of Greek Constitutional HistoryA Handbook of Greek Constitutional History
by - MacMillan ,
Lucid and highly readable overview of a difficult and little understood aspect of Greek history: its public law, not just how it was structured but how it behaved in action. Perfect for university students and amateur historians.
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