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Basic Income Tax 2015-2016 (Third Edition) By William Kratzke
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This book is the Third Edition (2015-2016) of a basic income tax text. It is intended to be a readable text, suitable for a three-hour course for a class comprised of law students with widely... More > different backgrounds. The text integrates several of the CALI drills that Professor James Edward Maule (Villanova University) prepared. The digital version of this book is available for free at http://elangdell.cali.org. This print version is provided by CALI eLangdell Press at no markup. You are simply paying for the cost of Lulu.com's services.< Less
Sources of American Law: An Introduction to Legal Research By Beau Steenken, Tina M. Brooks
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The digital version of this book is available for free at http://elangdell.cali.org. This print version is provided by CALI eLangdell Press at no markup. You are simply paying for the cost of... More > Lulu.com's services. This text introduces US 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. First, the text introduces students to the major sources of American law and describes the forms the various authorities traditionally took in print. After establishing this base, the text proceeds to instruct students on the methods they will most likely use in practice, namely electronic research techniques and the consultation of secondary sources. The text incorporates screencasts hosted on YouTube that actively demonstrate the processes described in the static text. Finally, the text illustrates how the different pieces come together in the legal research process.< Less
Property Volume One By Christian Turner
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This is Volume 1 of a two volume set written for Property Law. From the Preface: Property, as a vaguely defined collection of contract, tort, and criminal cases, does not take on the natural... More > structure of a substantive area of the law through the systematic study of duty, breach, causation, defenses, and damages. Instead this textbook and most Property courses survey various topics in law with two goals in mind. First, we will study a number of traditional property topics, those where the issue of "ownership" and what that entails have long been thought to be a central issue. Second, but most importantly, our interdisciplinary study will introduce some of the major analytical techniques in law, from reasoning using precedent to law and economics to distributive justice.< Less
Property Volume Two By Christian Turner
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This is Volume 2 of a two volume set written for Property Law. From the Preface to Volume 1: Property, as a vaguely defined collection of contract, tort, and criminal cases, does not take on the... More > natural structure of a substantive area of the law through the systematic study of duty, breach, causation, defenses, and damages. Instead this textbook and most Property courses survey various topics in law with two goals in mind. First, we will study a number of traditional property topics, those where the issue of "ownership" and what that entails have long been thought to be a central issue. Second, but most importantly, our interdisciplinary study will introduce some of the major analytical techniques in law, from reasoning using precedent to law and economics to distributive justice.< Less
Evidence: Best Evidence Rules By Colin Miller
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The Best Evidence Rule, contained in Article X of the Federal Rules of Evidence (Rules 1001-1008) and state counterparts, is a Rule that requires a party seeking to prove the contents of a writing,... More > recording, or photograph to produce the original (or a duplicate) or account for its nonproduction. Through a series of cases and hypotheticals drawn from actual cases, this chapter gives readers a roadmap for how to address any Best Evidence Rule issue in practice.< Less
Contract Doctrine, Theory & Practice Volume Two By J.H. Verkerke
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The first semester of law school is mostly about learning to speak a new legal language (but emphatically not “legalese”), to formulate and evaluate legal arguments, to become comfortable... More > with the distinctive style of legal analysis. We could teach these skills using almost any legal topic. But we begin the first-year curriculum with subjects that pervade the entire field of law. Contract principles have a long history and they form a significant part of the way that lawyers think about many legal problems. As you will discover when you study insurance law, employment law, family law, and dozens of other practice areas, your knowledge of contract doctrine and theory will be invaluable.< Less
Contract Doctrine, Theory & Practice Volume Three By J.H. Verkerke
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The first semester of law school is mostly about learning to speak a new legal language (but emphatically not “legalese”), to formulate and evaluate legal arguments, to become comfortable... More > with the distinctive style of legal analysis. We could teach these skills using almost any legal topic. But we begin the first-year curriculum with subjects that pervade the entire field of law. Contract principles have a long history and they form a significant part of the way that lawyers think about many legal problems. As you will discover when you study insurance law, employment law, family law, and dozens of other practice areas, your knowledge of contract doctrine and theory will be invaluable.< Less
Contract Doctrine, Theory & Practice Volume One By J.H. Verkerke
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The first semester of law school is mostly about learning to speak a new legal language (but emphatically not “legalese”), to formulate and evaluate legal arguments, to become comfortable... More > with the distinctive style of legal analysis. We could teach these skills using almost any legal topic. But we begin the first-year curriculum with subjects that pervade the entire field of law. Contract principles have a long history and they form a significant part of the way that lawyers think about many legal problems. As you will discover when you study insurance law, employment law, family law, and dozens of other practice areas, your knowledge of contract doctrine and theory will be invaluable.< Less
Ethics of Tax Lawyering By Michael Hatfield
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This chapter’s objective is to raise interesting tax ethics issues in practical contexts. There are 44 notes and questions to prompt and guide discussions, and primary source materials to... More > inform the discussions (e.g., cases, IRC provisions, and Circular 230 excerpts).< Less
Computer-Aided Exercises in Civil Procedure By Roger C. Park, Douglas D. McFarland
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s. This book is not a comprehensive treatise on the subject of civil procedure, yet it provides a mixture of expository text, cases, and self-testing questions in nearly all of the major areas of the... More > subject.< Less