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Legal Writing in Plain English, Second Edition
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Admirably clear, concise, down-to-earth, and powerful - all too often, legal writing embodies none of these qualities. Its reputation for obscurity and needless legalese is widespread. Since 2001 Bryan A. Garner's 'Legal Writing in Plain English' has helped address this problem by providing lawyers, judges, paralegals, law students, and legal scholars with sound advice and practical tools for improving their written work. Now the leading guide to clear writing in the field, this indispensable volume encourages legal writers to challenge conventions and offers valuable insights into the writing process that will appeal to other professionals: how to organize ideas, create and refine prose, and improve editing skills. Accessible and witty, 'Legal Writing in Plain English' draws on real-life writing samples that Garner has gathered through decades of teaching experience.Trenchant advice covers all types of legal materials, from analytical and persuasive writing to legal drafting, and the book's principles are reinforced by sets of basic, intermediate, and advanced exercises in each section. In this new edition, Garner preserves the successful structure of the original while adjusting the content to make it even more class-room-friendly. He includes case examples from the past decade and addresses the widespread use of legal documents in electronic formats.His book remains the standard guide for producing the jargon-free language that clients demand and courts reward.

Anbieter: buecher
Stand: 24.10.2020
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International Law
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International Law provides a fresh, student-focused approach and European perspective on the central issues in public international law.Providing ideal coverage for short foundational courses, this engaging textbook introduces all the essential topics in a concise and manageable way. Dedicated chapters on environmental law, economic law, and human rights are included, ensuring that appropriate coverage is given to the various areas affected by international law. The core topics are fully explained in plain terms and the principles and key terminology outlined in an accessible style.Taking a critical perspective throughout, Henriksen introduces the areas of debate and builds students' confidence in understanding the complexities of the international legal system and its operation across borders. Particular emphasis is placed on the key issues in civil law jurisdictions, making this text perfectly suited for students based in mainland Europe.A range of learning features highlight the important areas of debate and encourage students to engage critically with important disputes. Central issues boxes introduce each chapter, highlighting the controversies and key principles explored, chapter summaries provide an overview for students to review their understanding of a particular topic, discussion questions encourage students to apply their knowledge to addressing specific problems within the context of the subject, and carefullyselected recommended reading lists guide students' wider research and enable them to broaden and consolidate their learning.Online ResourcesInternational Law offers a range of freely available materials to support lecturers and students in their studies. These resources include:- Short podcasts introducing the core topics covered- Advice on answering the Questions for Discussion at the end of each chapter- Links to other international law resources

Anbieter: Dodax
Stand: 24.10.2020
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Legal Writing in Plain English
20,90 € *
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Admirably clear, concise, down-to-earth, and powerful - all too often, legal writing embodies none of these qualities. Its reputation for obscurity and needless legalese is widespread. Since 2001 Bryan A. Garner's 'Legal Writing in Plain English' has helped address this problem by providing lawyers, judges, paralegals, law students, and legal scholars with sound advice and practical tools for improving their written work. Now the leading guide to clear writing in the field, this indispensable volume encourages legal writers to challenge conventions and offers valuable insights into the writing process that will appeal to other professionals: how to organize ideas, create and refine prose, and improve editing skills. Accessible and witty, 'Legal Writing in Plain English' draws on real-life writing samples that Garner has gathered through decades of teaching experience.Trenchant advice covers all types of legal materials, from analytical and persuasive writing to legal drafting, and the book's principles are reinforced by sets of basic, intermediate, and advanced exercises in each section. In this new edition, Garner preserves the successful structure of the original while adjusting the content to make it even more class-room-friendly. He includes case examples from the past decade and addresses the widespread use of legal documents in electronic formats.His book remains the standard guide for producing the jargon-free language that clients demand and courts reward.

Anbieter: Dodax
Stand: 24.10.2020
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The Law (in Plain English) for Collectors: A Gu...
31,90 CHF *
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“Savvy art collectors who want to protect themselves and their investments would be wise to read The Law (in Plain English)® for Collectors. The book provides valuable guidance that collectors of all levels can rely on.” —Dale Chihuly In The Law (in Plain English)® for Collectors, Leonard DuBoff and Sarah Tugman provide helpful advice on all things legal when it comes to art, antiques, and other collectibles. Whether readers are into coins or Queen Anne furniture, paintings or vintage books, this guide contains useful and practical information readers need to know to protect and enjoy their collections. Among other important concerns, readers will learn how to: Navigate purchases and customs Select insurance plans Properly file taxes Loan out pieces to galleries, museums, and shows Bestow work to future generations For private collectors, gallerists, artists, and others interested in art dealings, The Law (in Plain English)® for Collectors is an indispensable reference.

Anbieter: Orell Fuessli CH
Stand: 24.10.2020
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Legal Writing in Plain English
29,90 CHF *
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Admirably clear, concise, down-to-earth, and powerful - all too often, legal writing embodies none of these qualities. Its reputation for obscurity and needless legalese is widespread. Since 2001 Bryan A. Garner's 'Legal Writing in Plain English' has helped address this problem by providing lawyers, judges, paralegals, law students, and legal scholars with sound advice and practical tools for improving their written work. Now the leading guide to clear writing in the field, this indispensable volume encourages legal writers to challenge conventions and offers valuable insights into the writing process that will appeal to other professionals: how to organize ideas, create and refine prose, and improve editing skills. Accessible and witty, 'Legal Writing in Plain English' draws on real-life writing samples that Garner has gathered through decades of teaching experience. Trenchant advice covers all types of legal materials, from analytical and persuasive writing to legal drafting, and the book's principles are reinforced by sets of basic, intermediate, and advanced exercises in each section. In this new edition, Garner preserves the successful structure of the original while adjusting the content to make it even more class-room-friendly. He includes case examples from the past decade and addresses the widespread use of legal documents in electronic formats. His book remains the standard guide for producing the jargon-free language that clients demand and courts reward.

Anbieter: Orell Fuessli CH
Stand: 24.10.2020
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Nonprofit Law Made Easy
148,00 CHF *
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The ins and outs of law in the nonprofit sector-made easy! Written by renowned author Bruce R. Hopkins, Nonprofit Law Made Easy is a must-read guide for executives, board members, officers, accountants, fundraisers, and others who handle legal issues that affect the way nonprofit organizations are formed and operated. Nonprofit Law Made Easy presents in-depth discussions on such hot topics as acquiring and maintaining tax-exempt status, reporting requirements, charitable giving, disclosure requirements, unrelated business activities, fundraising, corporate governance principles, and board member liability. It also includes crucial information on avoiding nonprofit law traps and navigating governance and liability issues. Packed with practical tips and hard-to-find, authoritative advice, Nonprofit Law Made Easy demystifies complex legal issues with plain-language explanations of laws and regulations for non-legal professionals.

Anbieter: Orell Fuessli CH
Stand: 24.10.2020
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Starting and Managing a Nonprofit Organization
108,00 CHF *
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Nuts-and-bolts guidance on the laws, rules, and regulations governing the nonprofit sector--from leading nonprofit law expert, Bruce R. Hopkins Nonprofits must comply with stringent federal and state laws due to their special tax-exempt status; the government's ultimate threat is revocation of a nonprofit's tax-exempt status, which usually means the nonprofit's demise. Written in plain English, not 'legalese,' Starting and Managing a Nonprofit Organization: A Legal Guide, Sixth Edition, provides essential guidance for those interested in starting nonprofits, as well as valuable advice for leaders of established organizations. * Revised and expanded to include updated information on changes in laws, rules, and regulations governing the nonprofit sector * Covers federal tax law, nonprofit, governance, the annual information return (Form 990), charitable giving rules, and current IRS ruling policy * Presents essential, practical legal information in easy-to-understand English * Explains the applications and implications of corporate, tax, and fundraising laws for nonprofits This easy-to-read resource contains essential information on virtually every legal aspect of starting and operating a nonprofit organization from receiving and maintaining tax-exempt status to tips for successful management practices.

Anbieter: Orell Fuessli CH
Stand: 24.10.2020
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Rookie Teaching for Dummies
41,90 CHF *
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Navigate politics, paperwork, and legal issues Find your instructional style and make learning fun for your students! Gain the upper hand on your first day of school! This friendly guide reveals what they didnt teach you in your education classes, offering practical advice and tons of real-life examples to help you set up and maintain an orderly classroom, engage your students, establish a grading system, and develop positive relationships with parents and school administrators. The Dummies Way Explanations in plain English ' Get in, get out' information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun

Anbieter: Orell Fuessli CH
Stand: 24.10.2020
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The Law (in Plain English) for Writers (Fifth E...
32,90 CHF *
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“No writer, beginning or experienced, will want to be without this book.” —Jean Auel, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Clan of the Cave Bear and the Earth’s Children series A career as a writer involves much more than the act of writing itself. In The Law (in Plain English) for Writers, Fifth Edition, Leonard DuBoff and Sarah Tugman proffer invaluable advice for the myriad legal and business facets of being a writer. Readers will discover how to succeed in every area affecting a writer's livelihood, such as submissions, dealing with agents, taxes, permissions, royalties, alternatives to mainstream publishers, copyright, book and magazine contracts, and how to prevent disputes. This newly revised edition, keeping up with the changing legal landscape, contains information on a variety of legal issues pertinent to writers of all types, including: Updated coverage on issues such as how to avoid trouble posed by the interplay between the right to free speech, privacy, and defamation law Changes in the copyright law, procedures, and recent cases on copyright protection and infringement Updated and revised chapters on the business of writing New and updated Internet resources For writers of all levels, this comprehensive resource is the key to turning a writing career into a sustainable livelihood.

Anbieter: Orell Fuessli CH
Stand: 24.10.2020
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