Work Of The Family Lawyer

Author: Robert E. Oliphant
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 1543804535
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Work of the Family Lawyer, Fifth Edition is more concise and practice-focused than traditional casebooks. It integrates the study of fundamental family law principles with exploration of the policy dilemmas and practical problems faced by today’s family lawyers. The flexible design makes the book an effective learning tool for traditional classrooms, blended and online learning environments, simulated courses, and clinical settings. Its problem-based approach encourages the development of critical thinking, participation, debate, and dialogue. New to the Fifth Edition: Surveys the impact of marriage equality across family law topics Updates to chapters on parentage and alternative reproduction, exploring how marriage equality and advances in reproductive science and genetics are transforming the identification of legal parents Examination of the revised Uniform Parentage Act (2017) providing for equal treatment of same-sex couples, use of gender-neutral terminology, and recognition of de facto parenthood Exploration and expansion of the marital presumption to include same-sex spouses pursuant to Pavan v. Smith and McLaughlin v. Jones Examination of the implications of changes in tax treatment of spousal support and state activity with respect to spousal support guidelines and durational limitations An updated discussion of the impact of intimate partner violence on child custody and access decisions and participation in alternative dispute resolution processes Updated social science and demographic information, setting the background for policy discussion Professors and students will benefit from: Examination of existing and emerging family law policy from a variety of perspectives Integration of history, culture, and social science material to stimulate learning Chapters which may be taught selectively and/or in any order depending on course objectives Contextual commentary providing foundation for edited cases Material inviting student curiosity and participation through reflective questions, discussion questions, and chapter problems “Preparation for Practice” sections, which blend substantive family law theory with real-world learning “Guiding Principles” sections promoting student mastery of fundamental concepts Support of blended and online learning activities and courses Problems at the end of each chapter, encouraging students to apply a host of principles throughout the chapter to a hypothetical

Modern Family Law

Author: D. Kelly Weisberg
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 1454874708
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Modern Family Law reflects the social diversity of the modern family as it examines the legal impacts of the women’s movement, the children’s rights movement, the fathers’ rights movement, domestic violence, changing sexual mores, nontraditional family forms, and developments in reproductive technology. Integrating valuable interdisciplinary perspectives, the text includes excerpts, notes, and questions emanating from history, psychology, sociology, social work, medicine, and philosophy. A variety of problem exercises, most derived from actual cases and current events, covers cross-cutting themes as well as the basics of family law. Human-interest stories that complement the cases heighten student awareness of the real impact of the law on people’s lives. Modern Family Law easily adapts to shorter or longer courses. The Sixth Edition offers contemporary perspectives on family law theory and covers new developments on such topics as alienation of affections, adoption, assisted reproduction, attorneys’ sexual ethics, bigamy, child abuse, child custody and support, divorce, domestic violence, grandparents’ visitation rights, names in the family, parentage, premarital agreements, and reproductive rights. The text features major coverage of developments on same-sex marriage, DOMA, and other issues of equality for gay and lesbian families. The decline of marriage and the rise of new conceptualizations of family are explored along with the return of the “culture wars,” including political disputes about contraception. 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.

Family Law Keyed To Krause Elrod Garrison Oldham

Author: Casenotes
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735552010
Size: 69.81 MB
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For over two decades, Casenote Legal Briefs have helped hundreds of thousands of students prepare for classes and exams year after year with unparalleled results. Known throughout the law school community as high-quality legal study aids, Casenotes popular series of legal briefs are the most comprehensive legal briefs available today. With over 100 Casenotes published today in all key areas, ranging from Administrative Law to Wills, Trusts, and Estates each and every Casenote offers: professionally written briefs of the cases in your casebook coverage that is accurate and up-to-date editor's analysis explaining the relevance of each case to the course coverage built on decades of experience the highest commitment to quality

Family Law

Author: Leslie J. Harris
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 9780735512153
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Its broad coverage, interdisciplinary sources, notably strong problems, and exciting teaching materials have firmly established FAMILY LAW by Harris and Teitelbaum as a solid teaching tool for the basic family law course. Revised, streamlined, and reinvigorated for its Second Edition, this eminently teachable casebook now puts the most current materials in a more effective format to help you introduce your students to essential principles and practices. Both students and instructors appreciate the authors' clear and straightforward approach: comprehensive coverage of all the key topics of marriage and divorce, including economic consequences, child custody, and support issues interdisciplinary materials to explore the complex influences on family law drawn from finance, genetics and demography, clinical psychology, social history, and legal and policy responses to domestic violence balanced presentation addresses immediate, cutting-edge issues (such as unmarried cohabitants or home schooling) while still focusing on family and the state, the role of various groups involved in resolving family law issues, and the effectiveness of law and instruments of law enforcement skillfully crafted problems immerse students in the real world of family law FAMILY LAW, Second Edition, reflects current teaching methods as well as developments in the field with: completely current material that incorporates new cases, new material, and updated jurisdiction law additional problems throughout the book sharper editing - a tighter book for greater accessibility and easier use a revised chapter on Divorce Grounds now incorporates material on lawyers and the process of divorce Use the casebook from noted authors who watch what's working in the classroom as well as in the courtroom - FAMILY LAW, Second Edition, by Harris and Teitelbaum.

Family Law

Author: Casenotes
Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online
ISBN: 0735561605
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After your casebook, Casenote Legal Briefs will be your most important reference source for the entire semester. It is the most popular legal briefs series available, with over 140 titles, and is relied on by thousands of students for its expert case summaries, comprehensive analysis of concurrences and dissents, as well as of the majority opinion in the briefs. Casenotes Features: Keyed to specific casebooks by title/author Most current briefs available Redesigned for greater student accessibility Sample briefwith element descriptions called out Redesigned chapter opener provides rule of law and page number for each brief Quick Course Outline chart included with major titles Revised glossary in dictionary format

Family Law

Author: D. Kelly Weisberg
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN:
Size: 78.41 MB
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Help your students grasp important concepts and prepare for exams, with the only outline that guides them through the big picture to the finest details. D. Kelly Weisberg's FAMILY LAW clearly delineates all of the various Uniform Acts, congressional legislation, and court rulings that govern family law. This carefully-crafted learning tool also: illustrates how the acts and rulings apply defines key terms shows how cultural, technological, and historical shifts in society influence the development of family law draws on the author's personal expertise; Weisberg is both a lawyer and a sociologist with more than 15 years of teaching experience FAMILY LAW simplifies study with: capsule summaries chapter overviews examples and analysis sections chapter review questions exam tips and sample exam questions glossaries a Casebook Correlation Chart that keys specific areas of the outline to the corresponding topic in major casebooks FAMILY LAW puts essential information in a clear and attractive format to facilitate student understanding. You can recommend this high-quality study aid with confidence for general review or for extra help on a particularly difficult topic.

Employment Law

Author: Timothy P. Glynn
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
ISBN: 1543801064
Size: 60.29 MB
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Employment Law: Private Ordering and Its Limitations, Fourth Edition is organized around the rights and duties that flow between parties in an employment relationship. Through cases, detailed discussion of the facts, and accessible notes and questions, this book examines the laws that are intended to balance the competing interests and contractual obligations between employer and employee. The note materials also encourage students to think critically and creatively about how best to protect the interests of workers or employers. Practitioner exercises in planning, drafting, advising, and negotiating develop transactional lawyering skills. New to the Fourth Edition: Important Supreme Court and lower court cases in key areas including the scope of “employment,” whistleblower and anti-retaliation protections, anti-discrimination laws, disability and other accommodations, noncompetition agreements, and mandatory arbitration clauses Addition of cases and note materials on hot topics including employment protections in the gig economy, workplace speech protections in a time of deep social and political conflict, the workplace implications of AI and other technologies, emergent privacy and cyber security issues, and innovations in accommodating workers’ lives Updated problems and exercises Streamlined case and note editing Professors and students will benefit from: Comprehensive and deep coverage of key areas of workplace regulation Practical exercises in each chapter Note materials designed to provide both context and knowledge of emergent legal and social science scholarship Thematic consistency across chapters providing a unifying framework for the discussion of disparate topic areas

Teaching The Law School Curriculum

Author: Steven I. Friedland
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780890892442
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The contents incorporate contributions from 170 law teachers in the United States and Canada...--Pref.

Employment Law

Author: Richard Carlson
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
ISBN: 145483787X
Size: 47.51 MB
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Employment Law features up-to-date material on the most dynamic areas of the law, such as rights of undocumented workers, disputes over working time and abusive pay practices, enforcement of rights to health insurance and other benefits, "whistleblowers" conflicts between the demands of work and family or civic obligations, disputes over post-employment competition, and arbitration and informal settlement of disputes. Employment Law completes the coverage of basic employment law for students who have studied collective bargaining and employment discrimination. The text has a strong focus on potential employment disputes, including formation of the relationship and questions of status, employee selection, compensation, supervision, discharge and post-employment disputes. With a current and thought-provoking selection of cases, Employment Law supplements traditional collective bargaining and employment discrimination courses. The Third Edition features developments in federal and state legal strategies against "illegal" alien workers. New material explores employer use of the internet and social media to conduct background checks on applicants and to monitor employee activities the audit and regulation of work-related communications through social media, employee email, electronic communications, and data storage. New issues in employer drug testing law include the disrobing of examinees and "visual" observation. Other important new developments covered in the Third Edition include fraudulent inducement claims against employers under state tort law, the effect of health reform (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) on employee benefits law, and new statutes protecting employee rights regarding "off-duty conduct" and lifestyle. Expanded discussion of employee claims based on implied covenant of good faith under state contract law is presented. An update on the rights of employees returning from military service is featured along with developments in advance waiver of right to jury. 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.