Depositions in a Nutshell

Author: Albert J. Moore

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9780314194893

Category: Law

Page: 595

View: 6018

This book provides comprehensive descriptions and concrete illustrations of effective strategies and techniques for taking and defending depositions. The book can serve as a text for a 2-4 unit stand-alone depositions course (either live client or simulated) or as a supplement to a civil pre-trial lawyering course. The book devotes separate chapters to such fundamental skills as obtaining helpful answers to critical questions, undercutting harmful testimony, obtaining a deponent's version of significant events, and obtaining information from evasive deponents. Other chapters include topics such as responding to inconsistent or implausible testimony, overcoming opposing counsel's objections and obstructionist tactics, and preparing a client to be deposed.

Nolo's Deposition Handbook

The Essential Guide for Anyone Facing or Conducting a Deposition

Author: Paul Bergman,Albert Moore

Publisher: Nolo

ISBN: 1413320597

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 440

View: 6981

A guide for students, legal assistants and witnesses outlines the deposition process with coverage of how to answer questions and the tactics used by lawyers to influence testimony, incorporating into the latest edition updated cases, statutes and rules as well as new material on electronic information storage. Original.

Pretrial Litigation in a Nutshell

Author: R. Lawrence Dessem

Publisher: West Academic


Category: Law

Page: 378

View: 1658

This Nutshell focuses on the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, covering changes that resulted from major amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Federal Rules of Evidence that became effective on December 1, 2000. Since state counterparts to these federal rules have been adopted in a majority of jurisdictions, the pretrial skills considered in this text are essential in both state and federal practice. Coverage includes client interviewing, attorney-client relationship, pretrial planning and investigation, the complaint, responses, discovery, interrogatories, depositions, production requests, examination, and admissions. Also explores judicial intervention into the discovery process, pretrial motion practice, and judgments.

Elementary Particle Physics in a Nutshell

Author: Christopher G. Tully

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 0691131163

Category: Science

Page: 303

View: 794

The new experiments underway at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN in Switzerland may significantly change our understanding of elementary particle physics and, indeed, the universe. Suitable for first-year graduate students and advanced undergraduates, this textbook provides an introduction to the field

Federal Rules of Evidence in a Nutshell

Author: Michael H. Graham

Publisher: West Group


Category: Law

Page: 624

View: 4528

This comprehensive guide presents each federal rule of evidence in the order it appears. Each rule is followed by expert commentary explaining the concepts underlying the rule. The relationship between each rule is also discussed. Reflects recent amendments and judicial interpretations from the more than 5,000 citations appearing since the last edition.

Criminal Law

A Desk Reference

Author: Paul Bergman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781413325768

Category: Law

Page: 432

View: 3351

With this easy-to-read desk reference, readers can develop an understanding of a criminal law concept in a moment's time. It's for anyone--including students, writers, and people personally involved in the justice system--who wants to know about criminal law but doesn't want to spend hours combing through legalese.

Trial and practice skills in a nutshell

Author: Kenney F. Hegland

Publisher: West Group


Category: Law

Page: 347

View: 968

Legal Problem Solving; Legal Argument; Legal Writing; Case Planning; Direct Examination; Goals and Ethics of Cross-Examination; Techniques of Cross; Closing Argument; Trial Demeanor; Opening Statements, Jury Selection; Last Minute Concerns; Interviewing; Discovery; Negotiation Process; Negotiating Business Deals and Evaluating Cases; Counseling.

Mass Communication Law in a Nutshell

Author: T. Barton Carter,Juliet Lushbough Dee,Harvey L. Zuckman

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9780314238313

Category: Law

Page: 622

View: 3579

Expert authors discuss the First Amendment in detail, as well as defamation and mass communication. Includes a completely new chapter on Internet law, covering issues such as indecency, Web sites with bomb recipes, defamation and anonymous postings, blocking cookies, encryption, spamming, copyright infringement, domain names and convergence. Further highlights include recent Supreme Court rulings on "ride-along" cases, nude dancing, and commercial speech, covering issues such as banning advertising for lawful but harmful products such as tobacco. There is also an expanded discussion of journalists' access to courtroom proceeding and judicial documents.

Labor and Employment Arbitration in a Nutshell

Author: Dennis R. Nolan

Publisher: West Academic

ISBN: 9780314158826

Category: Law

Page: 563

View: 594

Labor and employment arbitration law simplified. Authoritative coverage provides a description of the origin, development, and practice of labor arbitration. Text focuses on the fundamentals of the labor arbitration process and explores the major arbitration law issues, their importance, and the conflicting opinions on them.

California Civil Procedure in a Nutshell

Author: William R. Slomanson,C. Keith Wingate

Publisher: West Group


Category: Law

Page: 230

View: 2201

California Court System; State/Federal Relationship; Sources of Procedural Law; Selecting the Proper Court: Subject Matter Jurisdiction; Transfer; Aggregation of Claims; Personal Jurisdiction; Venue; Forum Non Conveniens; Conflicts; Pleading: Nomenclature; Demurrers; Amendments; Indemnity; SOL; Diligent Prosecution: Discovery: Scope; Relevance; Admissibility; Methods; Experts; Sanctions; Punitive Damages; Disposition Without Trial: Summary Judgment; Default; Offer of Judgment; Contribution; Arbitration; Preemption; Fast Track; Trial; Jury; Waiver; Size; Voir Dire; Motions: Instructions; Verdicts; Remedies: Claim & Delivery; Attachment; Injunctions; Supplementary Proceedings; Contempt; Costs; Attorney's Fees; Appeals: Pre-Judgment Review; Sanctions; Timeliness; Substantial Evidence; Harmless Error; Prior Suit: Stare Decisis; Res Judicata; Collateral Estoppel; Parties; Intersystem Preclusion.

Trial and Clinical Skills in a Nutshell

Author: Kenney F. Hegland

Publisher: West Academic


Category: Law

Page: 426

View: 8954

Provides expert advice that will help strengthen your trial and practice skills. Problem solving, legal writing and argument, case planning, and closing arguments are covered in this text. Also offers guidance for improving your office skills, interviewing techniques, discovery, negotiation, and counseling skills.

Fast Facts About Nursing and the Law

Law for Nurses in a Nutshell

Author: Paula DiMeo Grant, RN, BSN, MA, JD,Diana Ballard, JD, MBA, RN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826110460

Category: Medical

Page: 234

View: 6753

Nurses are required not only to keep pace with a swiftly changing health care environment and make rapid decisions on critical issues, they must also be cognizant of the legal implications of these decisions. This Fast Factslegal reference provides the quick, reliable legal information that nurses need to protect themselves in practice, management, and education. The only resource of its kind, it has been authored by highly respected nurse attorneys and practitioners who present complex information in straightforward, accessible language organized into easily digestible segments. Key Topics: Malpractice/negligence issues Workplace, organization, and business law, Legal concerns in the classroom Disaster and public health emergencies Nurse Practice Acts and the disciplinary process Informed consent and patient rights Risk management and compliance Trials and alternatives in dispute resolution

Legal Ethics in a Nutshell

Author: Ronald D. Rotunda,Michael I. Krauss

Publisher: West Academic


Category: Law

Page: 451

View: 6680

Forensic Toxicology

Medico-Legal Case Studies

Author: Kalipatnapu N. Rao

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1466558962

Category: Law

Page: 289

View: 6095

Modern technology using state-of-the-art equipment can now identify almost any toxin relevant to a legal issue. Techniques include gas chromatography, mass spectrometry, high-pressure liquid chromatography, and the combination of these methods. Forensic Toxicology: Medico-legal Case Studies demonstrates how the science of forensic toxicology acts a

Immigration Law and Procedure in a Nutshell

Author: David S. Weissbrodt

Publisher: West Publishing Company


Category: Law

Page: 551

View: 6375

History of U.S. Immigration Law and Policy; Source and Scope of the Federal Power to Regulate Immigration and Naturalization; Administrative Structure of Immigration Law; Congressional Role in the Immigration Process; Immigrant Visas; Nonimmigrant Visas; Nonimmigrant Visas for Students; Removal; Inadmissibility; Refugees and Asylum; International Law Issues Related to Immigration; Citizenship (Including Naturalization); Rights of Aliens in the United States; Criminal Aspects of Immigration; Ethical Dimensions of Immigration Practice.