Basic Contract Law for Paralegals

Author: Jeffrey A. Helewitz

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1543801277

Category: Law

Page: 464

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Basic Contract Law for Paralegals is a clear, comprehensive, and straightforward introduction to all of the basics of contract law, specifically designed for paralegal students. Lively examples and well-crafted pedagogy cover all key topics in a contracts course—from offer, acceptance, and consideration, to discharge of obligations, and remedies. An appendix of twelve sample contracts provides a useful ongoing reference tool for paralegals working with contracts. Features: Comprehensive coverage of all the key topics. A culminating chapter walks students through the process of drafting a simple contract. Clearly written text and lively examples help students understand the law. Well-crafted pedagogy includes chapter overviews, highlighted examples, key terms, review questions, sample clauses for analysis, edited cases, chapter summaries, and end-of-chapter exercises Manageable length makes this book ideal for shorter courses. New cases provide up-to-date coverage of: Express and implied contracts and promissory estoppel Bilateral and unilateral contracts The mirror image rule and acceptance Consideration Implied-in-fact conditions and conditions precedent Third party beneficiaries Anticipatory repudiation and how to measure damages.
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Contract Law for Paralegals

Traditional and E-Contracts

Author: Kathleen Reed,John J. Schlageter III,Henry Cheeseman

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780133822526

Category: Contracts

Page: 576

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For courses in contract law for paralegals. A hands-on guide to contract development Contract Law for Paralegals introduces future paralegals to all facets of contract preparation, including ethical, practical, and professional issues. Updated for current case law, the text combines a strong foundation in essential principles with actionable insight into researching, creating, and interpreting contracts. Along the way, students practice drafting contracts for equipment, real estate, and business sales, while completing critical thinking assignments involving attorney briefings and legal cases. The 3rd edition includes new and revised contract examples, contract law cases, and exercises that build skills, provide drafting practice, and generate samples for a paralegal portfolio.
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Practical Contract Law for Paralegals

An Activities-Based Approach

Author: Laurel A. Vietzen

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454879572

Category: Law

Page: 352

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Practical Contract Law for Paralegals: An Activities-Based Approach is a comprehensive, practical introduction to environmental law written exclusively for paralegal students. The concise, well-written text focuses on a broad understanding of the sources of environmental law and offers students numerous practical exercises as well as concrete methods for researching the law. It also includes methods for conducting due diligence in real estate transactions, a real-world concern of paralegals and a topic ignored by other textbooks. The Second Edition offers thoroughly updated exercises, websites, government forms and laws, and includes a new chapter on mining law. Features of Practical Contract Law for Paralegals: An Activities-Based Approach: Accessible, practical approach to environmental law, specifically designed for the paralegal student. Comprehensive coverage includes the basics of the judicial concepts, policies, agencies and institutions that shape environmental law A brief overview of legal research and how it applies to environmental law. Intuitive organization starts with the implementation and sources of Environmental Law and moves on to specific statutes. Emphasis on conducting due diligence in real estate transactions, a real-world concern of paralegals and a topic no other book addresses. Engaging hands-on assignments, exercises and website resources teach students how to research local laws and access vital information. Strong pedagogical features reinforce the material, including crossword puzzles, key terms, review questions, and practice exercises. Features employment opportunities and ethical issues Thoroughly updated, the revised Second Edition includes: New chapter on mining law. Thoroughly updated exercises, government forms, laws, and websites.
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Basic Bankruptcy Law for Paralegals

Author: David L. Buchbinder

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735569746

Category: Law

Page: 569

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Renewing a commitment to preparing students to become effective paralegals in all aspects of Bankruptcy, The Seventh Editio n of this popular text offers important developments in recent bankruptcy law, expanded coverage of means testing, and enhanced pedagogy. In an illuminating overview of the Bankruptcy Code and Rules, respected author David L. Buchbinder provides step-by-step guidance through the paralegal’s role at every stage of the Bankruptcy proceeding. A hit with instructors and students, Basic Bankruptcy Law for Paralegals features : focused coverage of Bankruptcy that hones in on what students need to know to become effective paralegals in all aspects of Bankruptcy: consumer representation creditor representation assisting with the handling of a Chapter 11 case a clear overview of the Bankruptcy Code and Rules step-by-step guidance through the paralegal’s role at every stage of a Bankruptcy proceeding a practical orientation to completing bankruptcy documentation And The time limits on those documents thorough pedagogy that includes: examples checklists of procedures summaries of the law discussion questions practice exercises Forms Manual on an accompanying CD-ROM detailed Instructor’s Manual with Test Bank Updated to reflect developing case law interpreting the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act (BAPCPA) and other changes in Bankruptcy Law, The Seventh Edition also provides : two new chapters devoted entirely to means testing: one chapter presents a substantive discussion of means testing And The second chapter gives a tutorial Practice Pointers, a new teaching device, are integrated throughout the text Practice Exercises are now included throughout the book Timely and up-to-date, The Seventh Edition of Basic Bankruptcy Law for Paralegals comes with a complete teaching package that will complement the pedagogy, coverage, and clarity of this highly effective text.
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Basic Labor and Employment Law For Paralegals

Author: Clyde E. Craig

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454833610

Category: Law

Page: 528

View: 3619

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An effective teaching and learning text, Basic Labor and Employment Law for Paralegals covers all the essential elements in depth and breadth in a rational three part structure. "Introduction to Labor and Employment Law" examines the historical development of labor and employment law in America alongside the nature of the employment relationship. "Labor-Management Relations in the Union Setting" shows how American labor law regulates labor-management relations and includes methods of selecting collective bargaining representatives, unfair labor practices by employers and unions, economic weapons in labor disputes and the formation and administration of labor contracts. "Employment Discrimination" deals with the various forms of discrimination and the methods and procedures of pursuing employment discrimination claims. To underscore concepts and ensure student understanding, each chapter features marginal definitions, fact scenarios illustrating the concepts, and questions about specific facts for the students to consider. Answers to the fact scenarios are included at the end of each chapter. Discussion questions and exercises are provided to help students apply the concepts, and engaging case excerpts give them experience with case analysis. The Second Edition has been completely updated to include new material analyzing the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, a federal statute amending the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Additional new material discusses the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, a federal statute prohibiting employment discrimination on the basis of genetic information. Fresh case references and examples appear throughout the text. Hallmark features of Basic Labor and Employment Law for Paralegals: Covers all essential elements of United States labor and employment law in depth Divided into three sections o Introduction to Labor and Employment Law historical development of labor and employment law in America nature of the employment relationship o Labor-Management Relations in the Union Setting how labor law regulates labor-management relations methods of selecting collective bargaining representatives unfair labor practices by employers and unions economic weapons in labor disputes the formation and administration of labor contracts o Employment Discrimination various forms of employment discrimination in American law methods and procedures of pursuing employment discrimination claims Chapter pedagogy o marginal definitions o fact scenarios illustrating the concepts
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Real Estate and Property Law for Paralegals

Author: Neal R. Bevans

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735569444

Category: Law

Page: 448

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Real Estate and Property Law for Paralegals, Second Edition, provides a solid foundation of the basics of real estate law, including the practicalities of daily legal work. This user-friendly text covers all the key topics in real estate law that paralegals need to know, including the basic elements of real property, The different methods used to record and describe property, The methods used to transfer title, The rights associated with real estate ownership, The elements of real estate contracts, An extensive discussion of landlord/tenant law, deeds, mortgages, restrictions on land use, title insurance and title examinations, The closing process, and tax implications. Features that make this classroom-tested textbook a success include: An emphasis on practical skills throughout the book. Students are given a realistic understanding of what it is like to practice in the real world. An easy-to-read and engaging style that utilizes numerous real world examples and illustrations, emphasizing the practical nature of real estate law. Effective teaching tools that include: chapter objectives to open each chapter “Issue at a Glance” boxes in each chapter that summarize important legal concepts marginal definitions numerous figures, tables, and forms case excerpts that discuss legal theory and practical applications “Skills You Need in the Real World” sections in each chapter that highlight particular paralegal skills. Web sites to assist students in gathering more information Key Terms, Review Questions, and Practical Applications exercises at the end of every chapter. A well-developed instructor’s manual with a test bank, lesson plans, suggested syllabi, web resources, and additional assignments as well as PowerPoint slides for each chapter. the Second Edition has been thoughtfully reviewed and thoroughly updated and contains: New student workbook, included on CD with the text, provides additional opportunities for applying the law. The workbook includes student activities, online exercises, and review tools such as true/false questions, fill-in-the-blank questions, and matching Updated forms and examples New cases State-specific supplements Give your students the advantage of a solid underpinning in all of the intricacies of real estate law with this practical, clear, and concise text.
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The Law of Contracts and the Uniform Commercial Code

Author: Pamela Tepper

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285448944

Category: Law

Page: 576

View: 9825

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THE LAW OF CONTRACTS AND THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE, 3e covers all the important features of common law contracts, as well as Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code in a practical, understandable, and realistic manner. Real cases demonstrate how the concepts in each chapter are applied, and the fact pattern is used throughout the chapter to demonstrate how contracts and their concepts affect our daily lives, often with unusual results. Using a fluid and interesting writing style, the author reduces contract law to its basic components and provides examples that build on other examples. Chapter summaries, review questions, exercises, a running glossary, and--new to this edition--learning objectives help your students to fully grasp this complex area of the law. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Contract Law for Legal Professionals

Author: Andrea Yelin

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: 9780136131786

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

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Taking a building-block approach, CONTRACT LAW FOR LEGAL PROFESSIONALS, 1/e covers the key topics and fundamental rules of contract law and shows how to apply them. Each chapter focuses on a specific topic, explains the law, illustrates the rules, reinforces the concepts and then lets students apply their knowledge. Cases present contracts issues and show how the courts resolved the issues by applying the rules. Focusing on mastering concepts, the book's goal is to equip paralegals with the basic knowledge required to approach a contracts issue capably, assist the supervising attorney and know when to ask questions.
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Basic Legal Writing for Paralegals

Author: Hope Viner Samborn,Andrea B. Yelin

Publisher: Aspen Publishers Online

ISBN: 0735578583

Category: Law

Page: 322

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Third Edition provides - complete coverage of legal writing, effective use of the process approach combined with a student-friendly format, a helpful overview of the legal system, straightforward descriptions of the writing process,thorough explanation and examples of the IRAC method,comprehensive pedagogical tools and helpful and up to date appendices.
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The Law of Contracts and the Uniform Commercial Code, Loose-Leaf Version

Author: Pamela Tepper

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781337413947

Category: Law

Page: 576

View: 8546

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Succeed in your contract law course with THE LAW OF CONTRACTS AND THE UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE, 3e. This practical book covers all of the important features of common law contracts, as well as Article 2 of the Uniform Commercial Code. Real cases demonstrate how the concepts in each chapter are applied, and the fact pattern is used throughout the chapter to show you how contracts and their concepts affect our daily lives, often with unusual results. Using a fluid and interesting writing style, the author reduces contract law to its basic components and provides examples that build on other examples. Learning objectives, chapter summaries, review questions, exercises, and a running glossary help you fully understand this complex area of the law.
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