Studies in American Tort Law

Author: Vincent R. Johnson
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781611631654
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Studies in American Tort Law is a careful mix of law, policy, ethics, and economics designed for first-year torts courses. Recognizing that torts is a prime battleground for social policy, this book seeks to reflect not only the current rules on injury compensation, but also the policy choices underlying those rules. The text moves from simple concepts and elementary rules to ones that are more complex or elusive. Within a clear, doctrinal framework, a range of views is presented, reflecting dominant themes in tort law, such as fault, proportionality, deterrence, internationalization of costs, and distribution of losses. These views are explored with special attention to issues at the cutting-edge of 21st century tort litigation. The fifth edition reflects the highly dynamic nature of the torts field. The book includes thirty-one new principal cases, hundreds of citations to recent opinions and statutes, and comprehensive references to the Restatement (Third) of Torts.

Mastering Torts

Author: Vincent R. Johnson
Publisher:
ISBN:
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Mastering Torts presents in a clear, narrative form a doctrinal overview of the law of torts. Designed especially for law students, this hornbook-like treatment is a mixture of doctrinal condensation and factual exploration that can be used with the fourth edition of Studies in American Tort Law or with other torts casebooks.

Torts Personal Injury Litigation

Author: William Statsky
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1401879624
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TORTS: PERSONAL INJURY LITIGATION, 5TH EDITION, will provide your students with a comprehensive guide to the law of torts. This fifth edition extends the discussion of paralegal roles within tort litigation and examines the ethics of attorney solicitation. A comprehensive checklist, which includes definitions, defenses, relationships, paralegal roles and research references, is provided for each tort presented. This checklist will provide your students with an overview of information and serves as an on-the-job refresher. Over forty pertinent case studies are included, allowing your students to examine important court opinions. Among the controversial issues discussed in these court opinions are AIDS, the Oklahoma bombing, computer torts, assistance to the homeless, billion dollar verdicts and settlements, biomedical research and the alleged tort committed by President Clinton that became part of his historic impeachment and Senate trial. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Torts and Personal Injury Law

Author: Cathy Okrent
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285974336
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Taking a case approach, this proven book provides an accessible overview of tort law for paralegals who work on personal injury matters. Hypothetical scenarios in every chapter demonstrate how abstract tort law pertains to real life accidents and injuries. In addition, over 75 annotated cases featuring hot button issues give readers an opportunity to apply key concepts to the types of cases they will encounter on the job. Built-in learning aids include problems, projects, a running glossary of legal terms, outlines, chapter summaries, and review questions. Now fully updated throughout, the Fifth Edition includes a new chapter on negligence, new content, and new chapter-opening features titled The Biggest Mistakes Paralegals Make and How to Avoid Them. Each of these unique vignettes illustrates a dilemma, an ethical lapse, or another unfortunate experience that actually happened. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Personal Injury and the Law of Torts for Paralegals

Author: Emily Lynch Morissette
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735569576
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Personal Injury and the Law of Torts for Paralegalsis a highly teachable new textbook that balances substantive and practical coverage to prepare students to work as personal injury paralegals. Emphasizing medical information specifically related to personal injury law, Emily Lynch Morissette provides consistently clear writing, examples drawn from experience, and myriad teaching devices to convey a working understanding of the role of the paralegal in personal injury cases.Providing both foundational information on torts and the skill development needed to work as a personal injury paralegal, this text features: complete coverage of the AAfPE’s Model Tort Law syllabus logically organized substantive topics that begin with an introduction to the concept of torts and move through each element of negligence, followed by medical malpractice as a type of negligence, intentional torts, and Worker’s Compensation. practice-based topics that examine how to discover medical records, tort discovery, and litigationAn Introduction to Medicinein the Appendix an emphasis on medical information specifically related to personal injury — such as how to obtain and understand medical records a wealth of clear and accessible examples fact-based exercises using real-life scenarios consistent and hard-working pedagogy, including: Chapter Objectives marginal definitions tables and figures case summaries ethics topics Chapter Summaries review questions Web links detailed Instructor's Manual that includes sample syllabi, answers to all review questions and exercises, and a Test Bank Take a look at the new Torts book for paralegals that offers complete coverage of substantive torts topics while underscoring the specific skills critical to the work of a personal injury paralegal:Personal Injury and the Law of Torts for Paralegalsby Emily Lynch Morissette.

Law School Exams

Author: Charles R. Calleros
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454834277
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Recognizing that law students operate under severe time constraints, Professor Calleros employs a reassuring, accessible style that makes points quickly and clearly. Starting with creative examples and illustrations from familiar, nonlegal contexts, the author introduces students to new concepts by analogy and then advances to more complex legal examples. Exercises and practice exams, with a focus on essay questions and model answers, help students identify their strengths and weaknesses, plan strategies, and organize their efforts. Law School Exams: Preparing and Writing to Win offers techniques for maximizing scores on several types of essay questions, as well as on multiple-choice and other questions. Exam anxiety is tackled by a helpful, positive perspective: the right amount of stress can serve as a motivator. Students get help in reducing anxiety to a productive level by learning how to place exams into proper perspective. Stress-management techniques are introduced, including, stretching, meditation, and listening to motivational music. The Second Edition introduces new sample flow charts into the presentation, and additional examples, questions, and sample answers appear throughout the text. Hallmark features of Law School Exams: Preparing and Writing to Win: --accessible, reassuring style o points are clear and concise for students under severe time constraints --creative examples and illustrations from familiar, nonlegal contexts o introduces students to new concepts by analogy o then advances to more complex legal examples --exercises and practice exams organize student's effort o identify strengths and weaknesses o focus on essay questions and model answers o help plan strategies --addresses techniques for maximizing scores o several types of essay questions o multiple-choice and other objective questions --tackles exam anxiety o helps students understand that a small degree of anxiety can motivate o shows how to reduce anxiety to a productive level --place exams into proper perspective --prepare thoroughly --adopt stress-management techniques: stretching, meditation, motivational music

Law 101

Author: Jay M. Feinman
Publisher: Oxford University Press (UK)
ISBN: 0199341699
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"[A] fully updated survey of American law that incorporates fresh materials on recent Supreme Court cases, the latest developments in Internet law, and sensational criminal trials"--Flap page 1 of dust jacket.

Tort Law

Author: Kirsty Horsey
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198785283
Format: PDF, ePub
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This best-selling undergraduate textbook from leading academics Kirsty Horsey & Erika Rackley gives a comprehensive grounding in tort law and carefully chosen learning features help students to become engaged and critical thinkers. This lively and though-provoking account allows students to understand rather than simply learn the law. The problem questions in each chapter help students to understand how the law works in its practical context and to begin to consider potential issues and debates. Carefully chosen features such as 'counterpoint' and 'pause for reflection' boxes enable students to think more deeply and critically about the law. The text is accompanied by an extensive Online Resource Centre, which includes the following resources: - Downloadable annotated judgments, statutes, and problem questions - Outline answers to questions in the book - Annotated web links to external web resources and videos - Flashcard glossary of legal terms used in the book - Additional content on elements of a claim in the tort of negligence and on product liability - Test bank of 200 questions and answers for lecturers' use in assessing students

Tort Law Text and Materials

Author: Ken Oliphant
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198745524
Format: PDF, Docs
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The sixth edition of this celebrated book brings together a selection of carefully chosen extracts from cases and materials with insightful author text. Each section begins with a clear overview of the law, followed by illustrating extracts from case law and from government reports and scholarly literature, which are supported by the authors' expert explanation and analysis. Opportunities for further research are highlighted by the many suggestions for additional readings that are woven throughout the text. This approach enables students to gain a rich and contextual understanding of the law of tort.