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Ethical Problems In The Practice Of Law

Author : Lisa G. Lerman
ISBN : 9781454891284
Genre : Law
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Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law, Concise Fourth Edition is the briefer version of Lerman and Schrag’s highly successful problem-based textbook that offers a contemporary and thoughtful approach to challenging ethical dilemmas, encouraging deep analysis and lively class discussion. Key Features: Succinct and accessible explanation of lawyer law in question and answer format Numerous problems based on actual cases, in which students must analyze the ethical and strategic issues as if they were practicing lawyers Focus on issues that students are most likely to face in their early years of practice Stimulating presentation of materials, including cartoons, tables, and photos New to the Fourth Edition: Updates of countless recent developments in lawyer law, including the amendments to Rules 1.6, 1.18 and 8.4 Up-to-date discussions of how the Internet is affecting law practice, including the use of e-mail and social media Engaging two-color design New chapter on the changing legal profession Reorganized so that the chapters match the practice MPRE questions in Lerman, Schrag, and Gupta’s Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law: Model Rules, State Variations and Practice Questions.

Traversing The Ethical Minefield

Author : Susan R. Martyn
ISBN : 9781454874867
Genre : Law
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Traversing the Ethical Minefield: Problems, Law, and Professional Responsibility, Fourth Edition offers students accessible, teachable problems and notes that clarify and encourage analysis of the law governing lawyers. The book’s innovative pedagogy (combination of relevant and interesting problems faced by fictitious law firm “Martyn and Fox,” cases, ethics opinions, thematic notes, and short stories) supports its focus of teaching the Model Rules of Professional Conduct and the Restatement of the Law Governing Lawyers as well as conveying the complexities of ethical dilemmas in legal practice. The book’s manageable length makes it short enough to provide focus, but long enough to convey the rich texture of the material.

Natural Resources Law

Author : Christine A. Klein
ISBN : 9781454893509
Genre : Law
File Size : 90. 54 MB
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Offering broad national coverage on an array of topics, Natural Resources Law, Fourth Edition conveys the drama behind resource disputes and policy and the love-of-place. Most cases are introduced with a photo or map of the place, along with a context-setting paragraph. Each group of cases—both foundational cases as well as new decisions—begins with a factually rich discussion problem tailored to the cases that follow. Many problems mirror traditional essay exam questions; others raise contemporary policy issues. This highly teachable book groups readings into discrete, assignment-sized chunks of 25-40 pages, allowing coverage of 2-4 cases or one problem during each class section. The main emphasis is on primary sources, and each chapter opens with relevant statutory and regulatory sections.

Medical Liability And Treatment Relationships

Author : Mark A. Hall
ISBN : 9781454819455
Genre : Law
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Medical Liability and Treatment Relationships is based on Part I,"The Provider and the Patient" of parent book Health Care Law and Ethics, and adds additional coverage of professional licensure and regulating access to drugs, and new cases and materials covering medical malpractice. Integrating public health, financial and ethical issues, this casebook uses compelling case law, clear notes and comprehensive background information to illuminate the complex and dynamic field of health care law. The Third Edition has been updated to include new case law and literature, especially regarding malpractice law. Features: Comprehensive yet concise, this casebook covers all aspects of medical liability and the treatment relationships between patient and provider. Includes cases and materials on Medical Malpractice not found in the parent book, including: Supreme Court decisions and notes on forensic medicine and epidemiological evidence. Problems on practice guidelines as proof of negligence. Cases and notes about ethics violations arising from ex parte contacts with treating physicians. Integrates public health and ethics issues from a relational perspective. Clear notes smooth transitions between cases and background information. Companion website provides background materials, updates of important events, additional relevant topics and links to other resources on the Internet. Thoroughly updated, the revised Third Edition includes: Comprehensive updates to the case law and literature. New case law regarding malpractice reform.

Bioethics And The Law

Author : Janet L. Dolgin
ISBN : 1454810769
Genre : Law
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Bioethics and the Law takes a multidisciplinary approach that combines legal discussion with jurisprudential, philosophical, and sociological materials. Strong expressions of different points of view highlight debates about bioethical issues. The text underscores the need to mediate between the law's focus on broad rules and the bioethicist's concern with context and detail. Students are required to consider the ethical implications of health care as a business, face the shifting parameters of the provider/patient relationship in healthcare, and understand the role of government in designing and implementing healthcare programs such as Medicaid and Medicare. Bioethics and the Law supplements the traditional focus of bioethics on the interest of the individual with a second focus on the socio-economic developments that shape healthcare. Connecting broad public healthcare issues to concerns of the individual patient/healthcare consumer, the text promotes understanding of unsettling and complex situations and shows the implications of bioethical developments for understandings of personhood. A helpful glossary defines basic terms and several short appendices summarize recent developments in science and technology. The Third Edition offers in-depth examination of new questions and debates among health care professionals, lawyers, and bioethicists. Separate sections are devoted to issues related to individuals and those related primarily to communities. A significantly expanded discussion of access to health care explores the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the debate about its constitutionality as well as new material on the social determinants of health and global health ethics. A new chapter on privacy and essentialism focuses on bioethical questions occasioned by genetic information and neuroimaging. There is new consideration of discrimination in health care as well as new material on its business aspects. Thoroughly updated, the revised Third Edition presents: in-depth examination of new questions and debates among health care professionals, lawyers, and bioethicists separate sections on issues related to individuals and those related to communities significantly expanded discussion of access to health care the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and debate about its constitutionality new material on the social determinants of health and global health ethics , a new chapter on privacy and essentialism, focusing on bioethical questions around genetic information and neuroimaging consideration of discrimination in health care new material on the business aspects of health care

Lawyer Negotiation

Author : Jay Folberg
ISBN : 9781454876014
Genre : Law
File Size : 73. 84 MB
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Designed to prepare law students to negotiate knowledgeably and successfully as lawyers representing clients, Lawyer Negotiation: Theory, Practice, and Law, Third Edition, features an integrated approach that combines theory, skills, negotiation strategy, ethics, and law. A very readable, interesting, and lively text for any law school Negotiation course, this book reflects the authors' experience as negotiators, mediators, ADR teachers, and trainers. Interesting notes, thoughtful problems and provocative questions throughout the text raise practical negotiation challenges and policy issues. Excerpts from other leading authors are included, allowing for diverse ideas to be presented on negotiation techniques, and eliminating the need for supplemental material. In addition, examples are included from cases, literature, and the authors' files. Key Features: Retains the same popular format as previous editions while incorporating user recommendations. Updated and new excerpts from leading experts presenting different views on practice challenges. Fresh notes and examples. Additional coverage on causes of conflict, heuristics, the role of emotions, and decision science. New material on telephone, email, and cyber negotiation More helpful advice for effectively representing clients and negotiating in mediation

Resolving Disputes

Author : Jay Folberg
ISBN : 9781454877295
Genre : Law
File Size : 70. 15 MB
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Resolving Disputes: Theory, Practice, and Law, Third Edition, features a logical four-part organization that covers negotiation, mediation, arbitration, and hybrid approaches, which prepares law students to represent clients in all forms of alternative dispute resolution. Drawing on the authors decades of experience as teachers, neutrals, and ADR trainers, this casebook provides vivid examples presented from headline cases, literature, and the authors files. In addition, it offers excerpts from other leading authors so that diverse ideas are juxtaposed on major issues. The text integrates coverage of law, ethics, and practice and interesting notes, thoughtful problems and provocative questions throughout the text illustrate the role of the attorney, the perspective of the client and practical challenges. Key Features: Retains the same popular format as previous editions while incorporating user recommendations. Updated and new excerpts from leading experts presenting different views on challenging topics. Fresh notes and examples from actual cases. Additional coverage on causes of conflict, heuristics, the role of emotions, and decision science. A single chapter now contrasts commercial, no-caucus and transformative mediation techniques. Completely revised arbitration section, features interesting new material and engaging exercises. Presents practical information on drafting arbitration agreements, selecting arbitrators, and procedures. Recent legislative and judicial developments in arbitration law, award enforcement, and fairness issues. New treatment of hybrid ADR and dispute systems design. The purchase of this Kindle edition does not entitle you to receive 1-year FREE digital access to the corresponding Examples & Explanations in your course area. In order to receive access to the hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations found in the Examples & Explanations, you will need to purchase a new print casebook.

Business Planning

Author : Therese H. Maynard
ISBN : 9781454882152
Genre : Law
File Size : 22. 58 MB
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Business Planning: Financing the Start-Up Business and Venture Capital Financing, Third Edition uses a simulated deal format that is drawn from the “deal-files” of real world practicing lawyers. It integrates the teaching of transactional lawyering skills with the presentation of new substantive law that is critical to the success of a junior corporate lawyer practicing in a transactional setting. The book gives students an overview of the range of substantive law that lawyers representing new businesses need to be versed in. To bridge the gap between law school and practice, the authors integrate excerpts from sources authored by experienced practitioners, thus bringing practical and real-world insights to students. Shannon Treviño joins as co-author on the new edition. Key Features: Integrated teaching of transactional lawyering skills with the presentation of substantive law that is critical to the success of a junior corporate lawyer practicing in a transactional setting. Analysis of both the legal issues and the business considerations that must be taken in to account in planning the structure and negotiating the terms of a capital raising transaction for an early stage company. A simulated deal format to provide a real-world appreciation of the “life cycle of a deal,” with a new simulated client whose business is focused on addressing a need in the autonomous vehicle industry, which presents a timely topic for faculty to engage with students on at every juncture of the course. Graded memo assignments that are representative of the work assignments expected of a junior corporate lawyer practicing in a transactional setting and that relate directly to the substantive material that is part of the casebook reading assignments. A thoroughly revised Chapter 4 regarding federal securities laws, incorporating numerous legislative changes that have been adopted or have become effective since the publication of the second edition. Significant additions to Chapter 8, including an updated overview of venture capital and a broader discussion of the capital formation process prior to venture capital financing.

Sports Law And Regulation

Author : Matthew J. Mitten
ISBN : 1454810726
Genre : Law
File Size : 75. 88 MB
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Suitable for use as a primary text in either a two- or three-credit general sports law course, Sports Law and Regulation explores both amateur and professional sports as well as issues common to both industries. A comprehensive collection of cases and materials provides balanced perspective and flexible coverage. Sports Law and Regulation: Cases, Materials, and Problems, features: landmark historical cases and significant recent cases that reflect the current law regulating the sports industry insightful discussion of the developing law governing amateur and professional sports industries helpful introductions and clear exposition Notes and Questions that suggest philosophical, sociological, psychological, and economic policy issues and themes hypothetical problems skill-building exercises in client counseling, negotiation, and drafting a contract flexible organization supports different teaching objectives--for example, a focus on amateur sports or professional sports law detailed Teacher's Manual* that includes sample syllabi and answers to all of the questions and problems in the casebook Updated throughout, the streamlined Second Edition includes: updates to principal cases to reflect recent developments in Sports Law discussion and materials that reflect the globalization of sports additional review problems With a balance of text, cases, materials, and skill-development problems, Sports Law and Regulation presents an interdisciplinary perspective on the law governing amateur and professional sports. Flexible and comprehensive, this casebook supports and complements your teaching objectives and preferences. *A Teacher's Manual may be available for this book. Teacher's Manuals are a professional courtesy offered to professors only. For more information or to request a copy, please contact Aspen Publishers at 800-950-5259 or [email protected]

Regulation Of Lawyers

Author : Stephen Gillers
ISBN : 9781454891291
Genre : Law
File Size : 21. 10 MB
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This casebook goes beyond the rules in teaching students the subtle differences between proper and improper conduct. Writing in his direct and lively style, Stephen Gillers explores the subtleties and nuances of the legal and ethical rules governing lawyers and judges. From great teaching cases, timely materials, and realistic problems, students come away with new insight, equipped to detect and avoid improper conduct over the course of their professional careers. Refined through years of classroom use, this casebook also offers comprehensive coverage, a balanced mix of materials, discussion beyond the rules and from different perspectives, detailed notes, and an accessible and engaging style. Key Benefits: Comprehensive coverage—includes the full range of professional responsibility issues Excellent case selection, manageable length, accessible style Well-balanced mix of cases, secondary sources, and timely materials—often drawn from recent headlines Realistic, helpful, and abundant problems—new and revised, many based on actual events, and which facilitate class discussion Detailed and challenging notes—providing in-depth treatment of the issues Discussion beyond the rules and from different perspectives New cases and materials on recent Supreme Court opinions, on a lawyer-agent’s binding authority, discipline for invading an opposing lawyer’s attorney-client relationship, racially biased prosecutorial summations, the definition of “the practice of law” and its effect on the market for legal services, the LegalZoom settlement with North Carolina, improper inferences in jury arguments, causation requirements in proving criminal defense lawyer malpractice, and lawyer liability for fraud in negotiations

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