Tag: Attorneys

  • Thesaurus

    A Thesaurus is an online database or a book of synonyms and near-synonyms in a written language, usually arranged conceptually, although dictionary arrangement is not uncommon. The first thesaurus of the English language, published in 1852, was compiled by Peter Mark Roget. For an online […]

  • Attorney

    Introduction to Attorney Attorney, in law, any person authorized by another to represent him or her. An agent who has been granted express authority to bind his or her principal is called an attorney in fact. Such authority is usually granted by a written instrument called a power of […]

  • Attorney

    Introduction to Attorney Attorney, in law, any person authorized by another to represent him or her. An agent who has been granted express authority to bind his or her principal is called an attorney in fact. Such authority is usually granted by a written instrument called a power of […]

  • Attorney General

    Introduction to Attorney General Attorney General, in the United States and the United Kingdom, the chief law officer of the government. The duties of the attorney general are to advise and represent the government in important legal matters and to initiate and supervise legal proceedings […]

  • Attorney General

    Introduction to Attorney General Attorney General, in the United States and the United Kingdom, the chief law officer of the government. The duties of the attorney general are to advise and represent the government in important legal matters and to initiate and supervise legal proceedings […]

  • Legal Encyclopedias

    Legal encyclopedias provide (generally) a brief, integrated statement of the law. They pull together an enormous body of legal literature, definitions, rules, and practice points derived mainly from case law. Indexes and cross-references are provided. Sections may be written by experts or by […]

  • Legal Treatises

    Introduction The term treatise, in the Common law systems, usually refers to an in-depth scholarly work on a particular subject area. As law encyclopedias, Restatements of the Law, American Law Reports and law journal articles, legal treatises are […]

  • Participants in the Administration of Justice

    Participants in the Administration of Justice A central feature of Canada’s legal system is that the public has the right to obtain legal advice and be represented by a legal profession that is independent of The legal profession in Thailand has three categories: judges, public prosecutors, and lawyers. Foreign influence[edit] In 1827, Thailand, which had…

  • Law Books

    Introduction The term “treatise”is more of a common-law category, the equivalent works in civil-law systems may have other names such as commentaries, encyclopedias, Textbooks , monographs, or festschriften. Function The traditional print legal publishing industry caters to a variety of targets. Law students may prefer study guides or outlines to help them make it through…

  • Law Books

    Introduction The term “treatise”is more of a common-law category, the equivalent works in civil-law systems may have other names such as commentaries, encyclopedias, Textbooks , monographs, or festschriften. Function The traditional print legal publishing industry caters to a variety of targets. Law students may prefer study guides or outlines to help them make it through…

  • Detained without access to legal counsel

    Detained without access to legal counsel The continuing debate over individuals detained by the federal government without access to legal counsel because they are suspected of terrorist activities brings to mind other earlier sad moments in American justice and fail play. A recent book edited by Linda Gordon and Gary Y. Okihiro, “Impounded: Dorothea Lange…

  • Client relations and ethics

    Lawyer’s ethics and client relations Malpractice and ethics basics Professional responsibility authorities Lawyer’s obligations to client Lawyers malpractice: transgressions Lawyer discipline system Malpractice law principles Conflicts of interest and related matters Lawyers-client: conflict of interest Lawyer-client relations: Client funds and property Lawyer mediation to avoid malpractice complaints ABA Attorney -mediation standards Confidentiality Lawyer confientiality Fees,…

  • How to search legal journal indexes?

    How to search legal journal indexes? The recommended method for finding law journal articles is to use an index. Indexes allow searching by author, title, subject, and keyword. Many also include abstracts of articles, and online indexes usually link to the full-text of selected articles. Coverage in legal journal indexes is more comprehensive, both in…

  • What is a law review?

    What is a law review? Strictly speaking, a law review is a student-edited publication which is produced under the auspices of a law school and which publishes both pieces written by legal scholars and student-written articles and notes. Law reviews may be general in scope or devoted to specialized subject areas. Law review articles which…

  • American Jurisprudence (encyclopedia)

    American Jurisprudence (Am. Jur., encyclopedia) American Jurisprudence (Am. Jur.) is one of the most important country -wide United states Legal encyclopedias , similar somewhat to Corpus Juris Secundum , also now published by West. It is a very practice oriented encyclopedia that is less comprehensive that Corpus Juris Secundum (C.J.S.) but, as a result, is…