A Companion to American Legal History presents a compilation of the most recent writings from leading scholars on American legal history from the colonial era through the late twentieth century. Presents up-to-date research describing the key debates in American legal history Reflects the current state of American legal history research and points readers in the direction of future research Represents an ideal companion for graduate and law students seeking an introduction to the field, the key questions, and future research ideas
The Cambridge Yearbook of European Legal Studies provides a forum for the scrutiny of significant issues in EU Law, the law of the European Convention on Human Rights, and Comparative Law with a 'European' dimension, and particularly those issues which have come to the fore during the year preceding publication. The contributions appearing in the collection are commissioned by the Centre for European Legal Studies (CELS) Cambridge, a research centre in the Law Faculty of the University of Cambridge specialising in European legal issues. The papers presented are at the cutting edge of the fields which they address, and reflect the views of recognised experts drawn from the University world, legal practice, and the institutions of both the EU and its Member States. Inclusion of the comparative dimension brings a fresh perspective to the study of European law, and highlights the effects of globalisation of the law more generally, and the resulting cross fertilisation of norms and ideas that has occurred among previously sovereign and separate legal orders. The Cambridge Yearbook of European Legal Studies is an invaluable resource for those wishing to keep pace with legal developments in the fast moving world of European integration.
International Legal English Second edition is the definitive course for students who need to work in the international legal community. International Legal English Second edition teaches learners how to use English in a commercial law environment and is suitable for classroom use or self-study. This second edition has fully-updated content - including twice the number of authentic case studies compared to the first edition - and contains a new unit on Transnational Commercial Law. An updated pull-out glossary is included in the Student's Book. International Legal English Second edition is ideal preparation for the Cambridge International Legal English Certificate (ILEC) and contains exam practice tasks, exam tips and a practice ILEC test.
Solid guidance for the complex legal issues faced by international nonprofits When a nonprofit operates across borders, whether by making grants or directly operating programs, the interaction among legal requirements of two or more countries quickly becomes highly complex. How To Be A Global Nonprofit fills a need for legal and practical guidance for nonprofit organizations with international activities, and includes ten case studies to provide insights into the ways real organizations have dealt with various legal and practical issues. Along the way, it skillfully explores alternatives for advancing a nonprofit's mission across borders, while also looking at the legal and practical issues nonprofits encounter as they work internationally. Includes ten case studies based on interviews with large and small international nonprofits Offers a realistic sense of the complexity of legal and practical issues global nonprofits face Features a companion website with a variety of online tools and materials related to key concepts discussed in this book Not long ago international philanthropy was the province of large organizations like the Red Cross, UNICEF, and Save the Children. This has radically changed. How to Be a Global Nonprofit thoroughly explores the legal and practical issues nonprofits encounter as they work internationally and the resources required to deal with them.
The book is a result of teaching Comparative Law at Penza State University from 2004 till present time. It contains analysis of leading legal systems of contemporary world from different legal families. Every Legal System is a combination of laws (sometimes of precedents and customs), legal culture and legal institutions (including the courts), legal education and people in the legal profession. Legal Systems of different countries: Great Britain, USA, France, Germany, Scandinavian states, China, Japan, Turkey, India, Russia are analyzed in the monograph. This book aims at non-English speaking students, who desire to improve their skills in English and foreign colleagues, aspiring to understand Russian version of legal evolution and present condition of global legal order. Монография является результатом преподавания сравнительного правоведения в Пензенском государственном университете начиная с 2004 г. и по настоящее время. Каждая правовая система рассмотрена как сочетание законов (иногда прецедентов и обычаев), правовой культуры и правовых институтов, в том числе в судах, юридического образования и юридической профессии. Содержится анализ ведущих правовых систем Великобритании, США, Франции, Германии, Скандинавских государств, Китая, Японии, Турции, Индии, России. Издание адресовано российским студентам-юристам, желающим улучшить свое знание английского языка. 2-е издание. Издание полностью на английском языке.
Book DescriptionAn investigation of the consequences resulting from fertility-related development interventions in Tanzania
"English For Law Students" is a part of the university course of legal English for academic purposes. Its goal is to enable students to deal with different types of legal texts, to become knowledgeable in current legal issues, to use proper English legal terms with regard to their own legal systems. The final objective is to stimulate students' interest in law and language. Although English for Law Students is designed as a part of the university course of legal English it can also be useful for students of the humanities, economics, social and political sciences, etc. in their self-study of English law and language. It is addressed to law students of non-common law countries. It is aimed at teaching students
"Professional English in Use: Law" contains 45 units covering a wide variety of legal vocabulary. Topics include corporate and commercial law, liability, real property law, employment law, information technology, contract law, and intellectual property. The book also introduces general legal vocabulary related to legal systems and legal professions, as well as the functional language lawyers need in their daily working lives. Primarily designed as a self-study reference and practice book, "Professional English in Use: Law" can also be used for classroom work and one-to-one lessons and is suitable for upper-intermediate to advanced students (B2-C1). "Professional English in Use: Law" has been developed using authentic legal contexts, texts, and documents. 45 easy-to-use units: vocabulary items are presented and explained in context on left-hand pages with a range of practice exercises on right-hand pages. A focus on key legal terms expands learners' vocabulary and functional language gives learners the confidence and ability to use English in a legal environment. "Over to you" sections allow learners to apply the vocabulary they have learned in the unit to their own law studies and working lives. Includes a comprehensive, learner-friendly answer key and index. "Professional English in Use: Law" is an ideal companion for learners preparing for the new Cambridge International Legal English Certificate (ILEC), covering key vocabulary and topics from the exam.
This best-selling dictionary is an authoritative and comprehensive source of jargon-free legal information. It contains over 4,700 entries that clearly define the major terms, concepts, processes, and the organization of the English legal system. Entries have been fully updated for this edition to incorporate the latest legislation, including entries on foreign national offenders, Police and Crime Commissioners, corporate manslaughter, and settlement agreements, and there is a useful Writing and Citation Guide that specifically addresses problems and established conventions for writing legal essays and reports. Now providing more information than ever before, this edition features recommended web links for many entries, which are accessed and kept up to date via the Dictionary of Law companion website. Described by leading university lecturers as "the best law dictionary" and "excellent for non-law students as well as law undergraduates", this classic dictionary is an invaluable source of legal reference for professionals, students, and anyone else needing succinct clarification of legal terms. Focusing primarily on English law, it also provides a one-stop source of information for any of the many countries that base their legal system on English law. Readership : Students and lecturers of law, professional lawyers, and anyone needing clear definitions of legal terms.
Compelling stories of motherhood from the producers of the popular public radio show This touching, thought-provoking book includes pieces on motherhood in its many manifestations written by more than sixty remarkable men and women from ordinary life, whose reflections and sentiments will resonate with readers far and wide. Among the contributors are young, middle-aged and elderly mothers (and stepmothers), as well as sons and daughters of all ages and from many different backgrounds. By turns funny and profound, this book is always engaging. Includes stories that are reverential and loving, as well as stories that are sad and clouded by yearning, loss, and regret Offers a compelling portrait of the diverse range of beliefs and experiences related to what is the most powerful and complex of human relationships Describes universal experiences that everyone can relate to, no matter your age, gender, or parenting status Written as a keepsake book that can be thoughtful gift for someone special in your life, This I Believe: On Motherhood feels like flipping through a family photo album, each page offering another richly detailed snapshot of daily life from the delivery room to the deathbed.
A concise overview of the legal needs of nonprofit organizations Good Counsel is a compact and personable overview of the legal needs of nonprofits, crafted by one of America's most astute nonprofit general counsels. The book distills the legal needs of the 1.8 million tax-exempt organizations in the United States.Written in a clear and accessible style, with plenty of humor and storytelling as well as illustrative case studies, Good Counsel explains the basics of nonprofit corporate law, governance, and the tax exemption. It then takes a department-by-department look at legal topics relevant to program, fundraising, finance, communications, human resources, operations, contracts, government relations, and more. Good Counsel is designed help organizations fulfill their missions to do the public good. Designed to impart confidence and demystify the issues, Good Counsel is a must-read for nonprofit professionals and board members as well as lawyers and law students. Using Good Counsel as their playbook, lawyers, executives, and trustees can get an overview of the most common legal, governance, and compliance issues facing their organization and together ramp up a top-notch legal function. Contains practice pointers, checklists, and assessment tools Features sample contracts, licenses, and other form documents Filled with case studies and end-of-chapter focus questions, as well as available lesson plans for easy classroom use by educators in business, management, public policy, and law schools Good Counsel is the first-of-its-kind guidebook written by the sitting General Counsel of a major nonprofit. Written by influential author, speaker, and Bar leader Lesley Rosenthal, the General Counsel of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Good Counsel shares the insights of a Harvard Law School graduate with years of in-house and business law experience as well as board service.
Explore the frontier of electronic discovery in the cloud Cloud Computing and Electronic Discovery comprehensively covers the quickly-evolving realm of eDiscovery in cloud computing environments, a computing and legal frontier in which the rules and legal precedents are being developed anew seemingly by the day. The book delves into this fascinating and rapidly-developing topic to prepare fraud investigators, legal professionals, forensic accountants, and executives understand the ramifications of storing data with third party providers and how such storage mechanisms relate to the limits of discovery practices. This up-to-date resource also includes a complete discussion of the few existing legal precedents and current cases that are shaping interpretation of discovery laws in the cloud space, a perfect overview for executives storing their companies' data in the cloud and the legal professionals tasked with understanding and interpreting the discovery rules surrounding that data. The book is comprehensive in scope and includes: An overview of current trends in cloud computing, including potential information that should be considered in an investigation that involves data held by a cloud service provider Updates on current and proposed laws governing discovery of information held by a third party cloud service provider Updates on legal cases that address the issues of the Electronic Communication Privacy Act, the Federal law prohibiting release of information by a third party provider Practical guidance on how to consider the availability of cloud data relevant to an investigation, and how to include this data in discovery plans For business, accounting, and legal professionals, Cloud Computing and Electronic Discovery is an invaluable resource for understanding the nuanced development of cloud eDiscovery policies, practices, and law as they continue to unfold and develop.
"Introduction to International Legal English: A Course for Classroom or Self-Study Use: Student's Book" is an intermediate level course for law students or newly-qualified lawyers who need to use English in their legal work or studies. Suitable for classroom use or self-study, the course prepares learners for using English in a commercial law environment. Using authentic legal texts and case studies supplied by TransLegal, Europe's leading firm of lawyer-linguists, the course develops an understanding of the law and consolidates language skills. Featuring both academic and professional contexts, "Introduction to International Legal English: A Course for Classroom or Self-Study Use: Student's Book" is an ideal starting point for preparing for the Cambridge ILEC examination. Формат: 19,5 см х 26 см.