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xviii, 434 pages ; 26 cm.
  • Introduction to administrative law
  • How agencies fit into our system of separated powers
  • Adjudication
  • Due process
  • Rulemaking
  • The availability of judicial review
  • The scope of judicial review
  • Government acquisition of private information
  • Public access to government information.
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xix, 407 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • Overview of constitutional criminal procedure
  • Introduction to the Fourth Amendment
  • When does the Fourth Amendment apply?
  • What does the Fourth Amendment require? The doctrine of justification
  • Search and arrest warrants
  • Warrantless searches and seizures
  • The exclusionary rule : rationale, operation, and limitations
  • The voluntariness standard
  • The Miranda approach
  • The Sixth Amendment "right to counsel" approach
  • Other investigative procedures : eyewitness identification, bodily intrusions, examinations of physical attributes, entrapment, and "high-tech" and computer searches
  • September 11, 2001, and its aftermath.
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xv, 373 pages ; 23 cm
  • The legal education of lawyers and judges
  • A day in juvenile court
  • Justice delayed
  • The criminal defense attorney
  • The prosecuting attorney
  • The judge
  • The witness
  • The steps of due process
  • The plea bargain
  • The trial (part I)
  • The trial (part II)
  • The jury deliberates
  • Sentencing
  • The appeal
  • Problem-solving courts
  • Proposed reforms.
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xxv, 642 pages : illustrations, form ; 26 cm.
  • The law of property
  • Personal property and first possession
  • Law of finders and prior possessors
  • Bailments
  • Good-faith or bona fide purchasers
  • Gifts
  • Fixtures
  • Adverse possession
  • Common law estates and present interests
  • Future interests
  • Special rules of construction
  • The rule against perpetuities
  • Concurrent ownership
  • Marital property
  • The landlord and tenant relationship
  • Transfers of the lease
  • Waste, duty to repair, destruction of leased premises, and security deposits
  • Termination and abandonment of the lease
  • Achieving habitable premises
  • Premises liability of landlords
  • The sales contract
  • Executory period issues
  • Real estate closings
  • Post-closing title assurances
  • Recording systems, marketable title acts, and title insurance
  • Private nuisance
  • Creation of easements
  • Assignability, scope, and termination of easements
  • Real covenants and equitable servitudes : running with the land
  • Real covenants and equitable servitudes : common schemes and termination
  • Constitutional and statutory constraints on zoning
  • Variances, special exceptions, and zoning amendments
  • Zoning extended and challenged
  • Takings.
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xxvi, 1439 pages ; 26 cm.
  • Historical background and contemporary themes
  • The federal judicial power
  • The federal legislative power
  • The federal executive power
  • Limits on state regulatory and taxing power
  • The structure of the Constitution's protection of civil rights and civil liberties
  • Procedural due process
  • Economic liberties
  • Equal protection
  • Fundamental rights
  • First Amendment : Expression
  • First Amendment : Religion.
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xviii, 450 pages ; 26 cm.
  • An overview of copyright
  • Works of authorship
  • Originality
  • Fixation
  • Ideas are not subject to copyright
  • More excluded subject matter : functional aspects, infringing material, government works
  • Initial ownership of copyright
  • Formalities : copyright notice, registration, and deposit
  • Duration of copyright
  • Copyright transactions
  • The Section 106 exclusive rights
  • First sale
  • Some other limits on the exclusive rights
  • Fair use
  • Moral rights in works of visual art
  • Protections for technological measures and copyright management information
  • Jurisdiction, standing, and the elements of an infringement action
  • Contributory infringement and vicarious liability
  • Remedies
  • Three state law theories and federal preemption.
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xxxiv, 841 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • The corporation : an overview
  • Choice of organizational form
  • Incorporation : how, where, and what
  • Financial rights in corporation
  • Federal regulation of securities offerings
  • Shareholders' role in corporate governance
  • Voting structure
  • Judicial protection of voting rights
  • Federal regulation of proxy voting
  • Proxy fraud
  • Corporate fiduciary duties : an introduction
  • Duty of care and the business judgment rule
  • Duty of loyalty : self-dealing transactions
  • Executive compensation
  • Indemnification and insurance
  • Corporate opportunities and unfair competition
  • Duties of controlling shareholders (corporate groups)
  • Shareholder litigation
  • Share transferability : an introduction
  • Limitations on control sales
  • Disclosure in securities trading markets
  • Securities fraud : rule 10b-5
  • Insider trading
  • Section 16(b) : disgorgement of short-swing profits
  • Control dilemma in close corporation
  • Planning in close corporation
  • Dispute resolution in close corporations
  • Rule of limited liability
  • Liability during incorporation process
  • Authority to bind the corporation
  • Limitations on corporate distributions
  • Piercing the corporate veil
  • Statutory recognition of corporation
  • Takeovers : an introduction
  • Internal fundamental changes
  • Corporate combinations
  • Appraisal remedy
  • Federal regulation of tender offers
  • Takeover defenses.
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xvii, 307 pages ; 26 cm.
  • The general requirement of relevance
  • Specific exclusions of relevant material
  • Defining hearsay
  • Exceptions to the hearsay exclusionary rule
  • Examination and impeachment
  • Expert testimony
  • Privileges
  • Authentication and the original writing rule
  • Presumptions
  • Judicial notice
  • Multi-issue problems (practice exam questions).
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xxiv, 575 pages ; 26 cm.
  • The contours of intellectual property law
  • Subject matter : creative expression, "no matter how humble, crude, or obvious"
  • Excluded subject matter : ideas, functional aspects, infringing material, government works
  • Obtaining protection and licensing : ownership, formalities, duration
  • Exclusive rights : their enforcement and limitations
  • Patentable subject matter : products and processes
  • Substantive standards for protection : new, useful, and nonobvious inventions
  • Obtaining protection, ownership, and licensing : of hoops and pitfalls
  • Rights and infringement : "the benefit of his invention"
  • Subject matter of trademark law
  • Substantive standards for protection : "the source-distinguishing ability of a mark"
  • Obtaining protection and licensing : using, registering, licensing, and losing a trademark
  • Infringement and related rights under trademark law
  • Trade secret subject matter : information with economic value from not being generally known
  • Getting protection through reasonable security measures and losing protection through public disclosure
  • Misappropriation and remedies
  • Three more state law theories and federal preemption.
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  • Fundamental protection: the tort of battery
  • The action for assault: a tort ahead of its time
  • Protecting the right of possession: trespass to land
  • Dueling remedies: trespass to chattels and conversion
  • False imprisonment: protecting freedom of movement
  • The far side of the coin: classic defenses to intentional torts
  • That odious character: the reasonable person
  • Borrowing standards of car: violation of statute as negligence
  • A phrase in Latin : res ipsa loquitur
  • Reconstructing history : determining "cause in fact"
  • Risks reconsidered : complex issues in establishing factual cause
  • Drawing a line somewhere: proximate cause
  • The elusive element of duty : two principles in search of an exception
  • Vicarious displeasure : claims for indirect infliction of emotional distress and loss of consortium
  • Strict products liability : basic theories of recovery
  • More products liability : common "defenses" to strict products liability claims
  • Personal injury damages : the elements of compensation
  • Compensating somebody : wrongful death and survival actions
  • Some legal anatomy : thinking like a tort lawyer
  • Joint and several liability : the classic rules
  • Honor among thieves : basic principles of contribution
  • Please pass the liability : respondeat superior and nondelegable duties
  • The once and future defense : assumption of the risk
  • Casting the second stone : comparative negligence
  • The fracturing of the common law : loss allocation in the comparative negligence era
  • The pot at the end of the rainbow : analyzing torts issues on an essay exam
  • Dandelions in the bluebook garden : six classic exam writing mistakes
  • Practice makes perfect : examples and explanations.
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  • Transactions governed by articles 2 and 2A [Uniform Commercial Code], formation, and basic terms
  • The scope of article 2
  • The subject is leases
  • Who is a "merchant" and why it matters
  • Offer and acceptance : the basics
  • Offer and acceptance advanced : the battle of the forms
  • The Statute of Frauds
  • Usage of trade, course of dealing, and course of performance
  • The parol evidence rule
  • Open terms, gap fillers, and the doctrine of unconscionability
  • Warranty terms
  • The warranty of title
  • Express warranties of quality
  • Implied warranties of quality
  • Disclaimer of warranties and limitation of remedies
  • The "privity" puzzle
  • The Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act
  • Warranties in the lease of goods
  • Performance of the sales contract
  • Identification of goods and the seller's tender
  • Acceptance or rejection of goods
  • Cure
  • Revocation of acceptance
  • Anticipatory repudiation and insecurity
  • Installment sales
  • Excuse of performance
  • Risk of loss
  • Basic treatment
  • Delivery through independent third parties
  • When there has been a breach
  • Remedies
  • Seller's remedies
  • Buyer's remedies
  • Remedies in lease transactions
  • Documentary transactions
  • Bailment basics and documents of title
  • "Payment against documents."
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1 volume (various pagings) ; 25 cm.
  • The California community property system in context
  • Community property
  • Separate property
  • An overview of terms, principles, and issues
  • Accounts and purchases made from a commingled account
  • Credit acquisitions
  • Separate property business growth
  • Life insurance
  • Work life : from training to retirement
  • Management and control of community property
  • Domestic violence
  • General principles of community property liability
  • Premarital agreements
  • Transmutation
  • Nonmarital relationships
  • Judgments of dissolution, legal separation, and nullity
  • Death.
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1 volume (various pagings) ; 25 cm.
  • Criminal law : an overview
  • Principles of criminal punishment
  • Sources of the criminal law
  • Constitutional limits on the criminal law
  • Legality
  • Proportionality
  • Burdens of proof
  • Presumptions
  • Actus reus
  • Mens rea
  • Strict liability
  • Mistakes of fact
  • Mistakes of law
  • Causation
  • Concurrence of elements
  • Defenses : an overview
  • Justifications and excuses
  • Self-defense
  • Defense of others
  • Defense of property and habitation
  • Law enforcement
  • Necessity
  • Duress
  • Intoxication
  • Insanity
  • Diminished capacity
  • Attempt
  • Solicitation
  • Conspiracy
  • Liability for the acts of others : complicity
  • Criminal homicide
  • Theft
  • Rape (sexual assault).
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  • The structure of the federal judicial system
  • Issues of justiciability
  • Diversity jurisdiction
  • Federal question jurisdiction
  • Supplemental jurisdiction
  • Removal jurisdiction
  • Personal jurisdiction in federal courts
  • Venue
  • Change of venue
  • Multidistrict litigation
  • Dual federal-state judicial system
  • The anti-injunction acts
  • The abstention doctrine
  • The Eleventh Amendment and state sovereign immunity
  • Applicable law in federal court : the Erie doctrine.
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various pagings ; 25 cm.
  • Understanding and evaluating U.S. immigration law and policy
  • The evolution of U.S. immigration law and policy
  • The federal immigration power
  • Immigration federalism
  • Immigration actors : federal agencies and courts
  • Judicial review
  • Immigrant visas
  • Nonimmigrant visas
  • Inadmissibility grounds and waivers
  • Asylum, withholding of removal, Convention Against Torture and temporary protected status
  • Admission procedures
  • Removal
  • The removal process
  • Enforcement against undocumented immigrants
  • Crimmigration
  • The rights and responsibilities of immigrants
  • Citizenship
  • The future of American immigration law.
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  • Introduction
  • Patents
  • Trade secrets law
  • Copyright
  • Trademarks
  • Other intellectual property rights.
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various pagings ; 24 cm.
  • What is "international law"?
  • How does international law relate to national ("municipal") law?
  • The sources of international law
  • The law of treaties
  • To whom is international law addressed? States and other subjects of international law
  • The allocation of competence among states : jurisdiction
  • Remedies : international responsibility
  • The use of force by states
  • International human rights law
  • The settlement of disputes between states.
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  • Defining partnerships and partners for tax purposes
  • Formation of the partnership
  • Outside basis and allocation of liabilities
  • Operation of the partnership : calculation of partnership taxable income
  • Operation of a partnership : allocation of partnership income and losses
  • Dispositions of partnership interests
  • Partnership distributions
  • Transactions between partner and partnership : issuance of a partnership interest for services
  • Business combinations : partnership mergers and divisions
  • Anti-abuse provisions
  • Death of a partner
  • Taxing C corporations in general
  • Corporate formation
  • Debt/equity classification
  • Nonliquidating distributions of property
  • Stock redemptions
  • Stock dividends and Section 306 stock
  • Complete liquidations and taxable acquisitions
  • Corporate penalty taxes
  • Corporate reorganizations
  • Corporate divisions
  • Corporate tax attributes
  • Taxation of S corporations and shareholders
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  • Introduction
  • A quick tour of the Bluebook
  • Typeface
  • How to cite a case
  • How to cite a statute
  • How to cite other commonly cited sources.
This User's Guide is written for practitioners (law students, law clerks, lawyers, legal secretaries and paralegals), and is designed to make the task of mastering citation form as easy and painless as possible. To help alleviate the obstacles faced when using proper citation form, this text is set up as a how-to manual with a step-by-step approach to learning the basic skills of citation and includes the numbers of the relevant Bluebook rules under most chapter subheadings for easy reference when more information is needed.-- Publisher.
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