In his newest provocative and forward-looking volume on the legal
profession, Richard Susskind-the best-selling author of The End
of Lawyers? and The Future of Law-predicts
fundamental and irreversible changes in the world of law. What
Susskind sees is eye-opening-a legal world of virtual courts,
Internet-based global legal businesses, online document production,
commoditized service, legal process outsourcing, and web-based
simulated practice. Legal... more...
According to the National Notary Association, there are 4.8 million
notaries working in the U.S. Depending upon state regulations,
notaries can perform marriages, witness and authenticate the
signing of real estate mortgage loan documents and other legal
contracts, and take and certify depositions. Notaries can make an
average of $10 to $200 per signing, depending on the document type.
Each state has individual guidelines that one must follow when... more...
Opportunities In . . . series gives you valuable career
insight into your job field of choice!
The most comprehensive career book series available,
Opportunities In . . . explores a vast range of professions. In
Opportunities in Paralegal Careers, you will find:
The latest information on the field
Training and education requirements you will need
Salary statistics for different positions
Up-to-date professional and... more...
Newly updated, this Pennsylvania-specific guide for
legal-research methods, programs, and resources is a must-have
for attorneys, law students, librarians, paralegals, or anyone
who conducts legal research in the state of Pennsylvania.
This work provides a comprehensive treatment of all three major
branches of intellectual property law, surveying basic principles
and emerging issues. The book summarizes what is clear, identifies
what is unsettled, and offers concise views on how some open issues
might be sensibly resolved. This text also deals with a variety of
related intellectual property topics, including state laws
governing the misappropriation of intangibles, state protection... more...
Like other introductory books, it covers reading and briefing
cases, preparing for class, outlining and study groups and taking
exams. There are exercises so you can apply what you have learned.
In addition to these essentials, the book focuses of what is often
elusive: legal analysis; Why do courts follow precedent?; How are
cases applied and distinguished?; How is ambiguous language
interpreted? There are chapters on legal writing and on oral... more...
Keep Out of Court examines over 85 real- life court cases dealing
with the injury and death of mothers and babies in maternity
services. You will read how midwives, neonatal nurses, and
obstetricians justified their actions in court. Was someone at
fault -or were there systemic problems at the hospital? Each
adverse incident will prompt the question 'Could this happen
where I work?' and encourage reflection through the safe practice... more...
Legal Skills encompasses all the academic and practical
legal skills essential to the law student in one manageable volume.
It is an ideal text for first year law students and is also a
valuable resource for those studying law at any level.
Clearly structured in three parts, the book covers the full range
of legal skills you will need to succeed from the beginning of your
law degree, through your exams and assessments and into your future
Designed around the real-world legal applications of reading
comprehension, Manhattan Prep’s LSAT Reading Comprehension
is an essential tool for a surprisingly tricky part of the
Using Manhattan Prep’s expert strategies, this book will train you
to approach the LSAT as a law student would approach a legal
text—actively and with a purpose. LSAT Reading Comprehension
teaches you how to recognize the core argument and use it as a
framework to... more...