Oran's Dictionary of the Law

Author: Daniel Oran,Mark Tosti

Publisher: Oran's Dictionary of the Law

ISBN: 9781418080914

Category: Law

Page: 627

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This book gives the reader the core of each legal idea and helps them understand the American legal system as well as how to approach research tasks. It precisely explains contracts, laws, court decisions, and lawyers. It also includes a section on computerized legal research and overhauled sections on bankruptcy, intellectual property, litigation support, national security and other rapidly changing subject areas.
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Mental Health Issues in the Criminal Justice System

Author: Daniel W. Phillips III

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317993594

Category: Psychology

Page: 292

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Discover how to best provide effective mental health treatments for criminal offenders Prisons and jails are increasingly being filled with inmates who suffer from mental illness and need treatment. Mental Health Issues in the Criminal Justice System examines a wide range of the latest research and learned perspectives focusing on the intersection of mental health services and the criminal justice system. Top experts and academics discuss mental health treatment, its availability, it effectiveness, and just how cost effective it truly is to treat those in prisons and jails. This valuable text provides a broad interdisciplinary view of the topic and presents important qualitative and quantitative research of specific topics, such as the effectiveness of prisoner representatives, the causal link between incarceration and mental illness, and the expanding rates of correctional offenders with mental illness. Mental Health Issues in the Criminal Justice System discusses a wide range of pertinent topics focusing on the viability and functioning of mental health treatment models in prisons and jails. Recommendations on desired correctional mental health programs are presented, along with strategies to better provide therapeutic services. Respected experts provide practical suggestions on research that needs to be addressed in the future. The book is extensively referenced and includes several tables and figures to clearly present data. Other topics in Mental Health Issues in the Criminal Justice System include: the prevalence of mental illness in jails and prisons—and the duty society has to provide appropriate mental health treatment three components critical to the success of jail diversion programs ethics of doing research on prisoners an extended care community corrections model the experience of mitigation experts in first degree murder cases in the penalty phase of the trial the criminalization of the mentally ill because of fragmentation of mental health services correctional offenders with mental illness (OMIs)—and their differences from the general offender population the role of the helping alliance in juvenile probation settings and much more! Mental Health Issues in the Criminal Justice System is a timely, insightful text for anyone in the criminal justice or mental health fields, educators, graduate students, and upper-level undergraduate students.
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Law Dictionary for Nonlawyers

Author: Daniel Oran,Mark Tosti

Publisher: Delmar Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 345

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Definitions of mainstream legal terms and phrases written in everyday English.
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Essentials of Practical Real Estate Law

Author: Daniel F. Hinkel

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111136939

Category: Law

Page: 512

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ESSENTIALS OF PRACTICAL REAL ESTATE LAW, fifth edition is a concise, yet thorough examination of the most critical areas of real estate law. It employs a user-friendly approach to introducing important real property law concepts. The text details the transactional aspects of the law needed to assist attorneys with closing real estate purchases, sales, and mortgage loans secured by real estate. It includes case summaries that allow students to practice their analytical skills and see how concepts are applied in practice. Each chapter includes practical assignments and a self-study examination to help students reinforce their understanding of the material contained in the chapter. The numerous forms and checklists also facilitate understanding of each concept and ensure the student is well prepared to work as a professional in real estate. The legal theory, tips, checklists, relevant forms, case summaries, and assignments assist the student in understanding how to successfully work in a real-world environment. 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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Civil Litigation

Author: Peggy Kerley,Joanne Banker Hames,Paul Sukys, J.D.

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305176766

Category: Law

Page: 576

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Succeed in your role as a paralegal with CIVIL LITIGATION, Seventh Edition. Practical, easy-to-understand, and thoroughly up-to-date, this proven book helps you grasp the details of today's litigation practice, covers the litigation process in a range of contexts, and demonstrates the relationship of litigation to other legal specialties. Each chapter includes exercises focusing on two cases, giving you the opportunity to work the cases from beginning to end, simulating an on-the-job experience. You'll also find sample documents (such as complaints, answers, interrogatories, and deposition summaries) that familiarize you with the documents you will encounter in the litigation law office. 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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Practical Real Estate Law

Author: Daniel F. Hinkel

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1439057206

Category: Law

Page: 672

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PRACTICAL REAL ESTATE LAW, 6E, is an excellent text for educating and training future paralegals about the intricacies of real estate law and transactions. This user-friendly text covers the central areas involved in transactional real estate in detail. These areas include real estate contracts, real estate brokerage relationships, real estate finance, as it specifically relates to residential and commercial processes, surveys, title insurance and federal taxation and how it applies to the ownership and investment in real estate. The text also discusses the many new laws that have been passed to assist homeowners facing foreclosure. Case summaries successfully illustrate how the legal principles operate in the real world and will give your students practice in reading and analyzing case material. While many theories of residential and commercial real estate transactions are the same, your students will benefit greatly from the residential-specific and commercial-specific discussions, forms, and checklists that explain the vast differences. 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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Red Flag Report

A Letter to My Brothers and Sisters in Arms

Author: Robert L. Horton

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1496924959

Category: Reference

Page: 112

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The letter is a call to arms to the author's brothers and sisters in the military urging them to uphold their oaths to defend the U.S. Constitution against all enemy's both foreign and domestic.
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