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Governing Texas

Governing Texas

  • Author: Jason P. Casellas,Anthony Champagne,Edward J. Harpham
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton
  • ISBN: 9780393283679
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 450
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The #1 selling book for Texas government courses, with a new focus on the future of Texas politics.

The War in Texas ... Second Edition, Revised, and Enlarged. By a Citizen of the United States [i.e. Benjamin Lundy].

The War in Texas ... Second Edition, Revised, and Enlarged. By a Citizen of the United States [i.e. Benjamin Lundy].

  • Author: Benjamin LUNDY
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category:
  • Page: 64
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Texas Rules of Evidence Trial Book - 2nd Edition

Texas Rules of Evidence Trial Book - 2nd Edition

  • Author: David A. Schlueter,Stephen A. Saltzburg
  • Publisher: Juris Publishing, Inc.
  • ISBN: 1578232821
  • Category: Evidence (Law)
  • Page: 699
  • View: 3677
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This work is written for lawyers and district judges who try cases in Texas courts. It is a trial book, designed to ease the task of dealing with evidence issues under the time constraints and pressures that trials, especially jury trials, place on all participants. The authors emphasize the proper techniques for presenting and objecting to evidence at trial. Common evidence issues are arranged by the order of the Texas Rules of Evidence. Lawyers in both civil and criminal trials should be able to turn quickly to the correct section of this book dealing with any evidence issue that arises during trial. They will find guidance as to who bears the burden of proof on the issue, what the judge’s role is, and what type of finding for the record they might request. Judges will find similar guidance and will also find proposed findings that can help them make a solid record, and limiting instructions that can enable them quickly and accurately to instruct a jury in most cases This book focuses on the mechanics of how lawyers and judges must deal with evidence issues as they arise at trial and is a highly practical work that is intended to be on counsel tables and judges’ benches during trials. • Governing Rules The discussion of each evidence issue begins with a section on “Governing Rules.” This section gathers the rules that interrelate in one place and highlights the portions of the rules that are most likely to be important. • Key Points The second section is entitled “Key Points.” This section identifies important aspects of the governing rules, offers strategic suggestions on how lawyers may best use the governing rules, and suggests points judges may want to emphasize. • Sample Objections The third section includes sample objections and guidance on making objections at trial. • Rulings on the Record, Offers of Proof, and Limiting Instructions The fourth section suggests language that judges may use in making rulings and instructing juries and also recommends that lawyers consider requesting certain rulings on the record. It also suggests how offers of proof might be made and limiting instructions for all of the issues discussed. • Rules of Evidence The Appendices include the full text of the Texas Rules of Evidence and several important provisions from the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure that are cited in the text.

Preparing for and Passing the School Superintendent Test of Texas, 2nd Edition

Preparing for and Passing the School Superintendent Test of Texas, 2nd Edition

  • Author: Pauline M. Sampson
  • Publisher: DEStech Publications, Inc
  • ISBN: 1605952168
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 136
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Text designed for educators training for the Texas school superintendencyExplains the standards students need to know and connects them to typical test questionsPractice questions and test-taking strategies included Written by a well-known professor who has offered academic courses on the Texas superintendency test, this is a revision of a popular handbook designed to assist professionals in preparing for the state of Texas' school superintendency exam. The book lists current standards examinees are required to know, explains what the standards mean and locates them in terms of practice questions and answers. Designed for superintendent courses and self-study, the new edition includes updated standards and longer and improved question sets.

Texas Politics Today, 2013-2014 Edition

Texas Politics Today, 2013-2014 Edition

  • Author: William Maxwell,Ernest Crain,Adolfo Santos
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 1133602126
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 448
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The most popular book for this course, TEXAS POLITICS TODAY offers a wide range of viewpoints from multiple authors, each a recognized authority on the Lone Star State. The new edition encourages critical thinking and civic participation with ideas for how to get involved, questions to debate, and current-events based essays throughout. Its rich and nuanced presentations of the interaction between political elites and public opinion provide a realistic picture of the Texas political system and its decision-making processes while it also provides the latest on demographic changes, redistricting, and the 2012 election results. Packed with instructional help and up-to-the-minute information, TEXAS POLITICS TODAY provides a thorough, candid analysis of government that not only increases your awareness of state policy and its effect on your life but also motivates you to get politically involved. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Lone Star Tarnished

Lone Star Tarnished

A Critical Look at Texas Politics and Public Policy

  • Author: Cal Jillson
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • ISBN: 1351356127
  • Category: Political Science
  • Page: 284
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Texas pride, like everything else in the state, is larger than life. So, too, perhaps, are the state’s challenges. Lone Star Tarnished, Third Edition approaches public policy in the nation’s most populous "red state" from historical, comparative, and critical perspectives. The historical perspective provides the scope for asking how various policy domains have developed in Texas history, regularly reaching back to the state’s founding and with substantial data for the period 1950 to the present. In each chapter, Cal Jillson compares Texas public policy choices and results with those of other states and the United States in general. Finally, the critical perspective allows us to question the balance of benefits and costs attendant to what is often referred to as "the Texas way" or "the Texas model." This is used best as a supplementary text for instructors of a course on Texas Politics who want to stress history, political culture, and public policy. Jillson delves deeply into eight substantive policy chapters, covering the most important policy areas in which state governments are active. The third edition includes completely rewritten first and second chapters, as well as updates throughout the book and revised figures and tables. Also new to the third edition is a completely new chapter on higher education in Texas. Through Jillson’s lively and lucid prose, students are well equipped to analyse how Texas has done and is doing compared to selected states and the national average over time and today. Readers will also come away with the necessary tools to assess the many claims of Texas’s exceptionalism. New to the Third Edition Highlights major new actors in Texas politics, including Governor Greg Abbott, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, George P. Bush, and a higher profile Ted Cruz. Notes key policy developments in education, health care, transportation, energy and more resulting from the 2015 and 2017 legislative sessions and the arrival of the new Republican Trump administration in Washington. Updates all tables and figures in the book, including a dozen new ones, assessing how Texas is doing in income, education, human services, transportation, energy, and the environment. Includes an entirely new chapter on "Higher Education in Texas."

Rules Governing Admission to the Bar of Texas

Rules Governing Admission to the Bar of Texas

Adopted by the Supreme Court of Texas, January 16, 1956

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Admission to the bar
  • Page: 20
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Principles of Contaminant Hydrogeology, Second Edition

Principles of Contaminant Hydrogeology, Second Edition

  • Author: Christopher M. Palmer
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 9781566701693
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 256
  • View: 1825
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This second edition features new and expanded coverage of contaminant hydrogeologic investigations. It presents a practical approach to completing investigations for environmental compliance, emphasizing the use of geologic principles in assessment to move sites toward cleanup. Stressing the basics of collecting data that can withstand regulatory scrutiny and achieve remediation, Principles of Contaminant Hydrogeology, Second Edition demonstrates how to solve a client's site contamination problem while maximizing cost effectiveness. It focuses on small- and medium-sized firms, for which speed, accuracy, and cost are all crucial factors in the site assessment and closure process. Based on "real world" problems, the book takes you step-by-step through the investigation and includes client-consultant-regulator interaction, budgets, ethics, and data extrapolation for solving problems. It introduces concepts such as field logistics, drilling techniques, sampling protocols, contaminant movement, and remediation. Regulatory personnel, hydrogeological consultants, drilling contractors, remediation contractors, university instructors, and students will benefit from the wealth of information provided in this new edition.

California School Law

California School Law

Second Edition

  • Author: Frank Kemerer,Peter Sansom
  • Publisher: Stanford University Press
  • ISBN: 0804760381
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 557
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First edition published in 2005.

The Circuits and Filters Handbook, Second Edition

The Circuits and Filters Handbook, Second Edition

  • Author: Wai-Kai Chen
  • Publisher: CRC Press
  • ISBN: 9780849309120
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 2984
  • View: 4551
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A bestseller in its first edition, The Circuits and Filters Handbook has been thoroughly updated to provide the most current, most comprehensive information available in both the classical and emerging fields of circuits and filters, both analog and digital. This edition contains 29 new chapters, with significant additions in the areas of computer-aided design, circuit simulation, VLSI circuits, design automation, and active and digital filters. It will undoubtedly take its place as the engineer's first choice in looking for solutions to problems encountered in the design, analysis, and behavior prediction of large-scale circuits, devices, filters, and systems.

Texas Homeowners Association Law

Texas Homeowners Association Law

The Essential Legal Guide for Texas Homeowners Associations and Homeowners

  • Author: Gregory S. Cagle
  • Publisher: Hillcrest Publishing Group
  • ISBN: 1938223780
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 793
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Texas Homeowners Association Law is a comprehensive legal reference book written specifically for Directors, Officers and homeowners in Texas Homeowners Associations.

Die Federalist papers

Die Federalist papers

  • Author: Alexander Hamilton,James Madison,John Jay
  • Publisher: C.H.Beck
  • ISBN: 9783406547546
  • Category: Constitutional history
  • Page: 583
  • View: 9577
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Leaving Children Behind

Leaving Children Behind

How "Texas-style" Accountability Fails Latino Youth

  • Author: Angela Valenzuela
  • Publisher: SUNY Press
  • ISBN: 9780791462393
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 313
  • View: 4214
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Argues for a more valid and democratic approach to assessment and accountability.

Die Bibel

Die Bibel

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783893970421
  • Category:
  • Page: 1354
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Eine volkstümliche, gut verständliche Bibel, wie es um die vorige Jahrhundertwende die Luther Bibel 1912 war. Vom Urtext her reicht sie, wo es nötig ist, an die Genauigkeit der Elberfelder Bibel und verliert trotzdem nicht ihre seelsorgerliche Sprache. Die Bibel wird sich - je nach Ausgabe - sowohl als missionarische Bibel, als auch als Studienbibel hervorragend eignen. Zahlreiche Erklärungen biblischer Wörter in Fußnoten sowie ein ausführlicher Anhang mit Sach- und Worterklärungen, Übersichtstabellen und Karten bieten Hilfen für den Bibelleser.

Automobile Insurance Subrogation in All 50 States - Second Edition

Automobile Insurance Subrogation in All 50 States - Second Edition

  • Author: Gary L. Wickert
  • Publisher: Juris Publishing, Inc.
  • ISBN: 1578233755
  • Category: Actions and defenses
  • Page: 2080
  • View: 6123
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Automobile Insurance Subrogation: In All 50 States is the most thorough, comprehensive, and ambitious anthology of subrogation-related legal information and insurance resources ever put to paper. It is the last and most anticipated of the subrogation trilogy, and a book which will serve as the “bible” for any insurance company writing personal lines or commercial auto policies. It is destined to become the standard work and reference for attorneys, insurance companies, and subrogation industry professionals. Every year there are more than 7 million auto accidents in the United States with a financial toll of more than $300 billion. Nearly 3 million people are injured and 42,636 people are killed. In the overwhelming majority of these accidents there is at least one party at fault. For virtually every one of these accidents, a policy of automobile insurance provides some sort of claim payments or benefits. In the vast majority of those claims, one or more insurance policies and/or applicable state law grants the insurer a right of subrogation against a negligent third party whose carelessness caused the accident. This book is the bible on subrogating those claims. This book covers the nuts and bolts of auto subrogation in all 50 states, covering every topic imaginable -- including PIP, Med Pay, UM/UIM, property claims, deductible reimbursement, no-fault subrogation and more. It surveys the laws of every state and provides descriptions of every type of auto coverage imaginable, as well as the statutory, case law, and regulatory authority governing every aspect of auto subrogation. If you have subrogation responsibility involving auto claims, you need this book. It universally covers issues which are indelibly interwoven into the business of auto insurance, including a complete treatment of the laws of all 50 states and the District of Columbia relating to: • Basic and Statutory Subrogation Rights • Mandatory vs. Optional Insurance Coverage • No-Fault Laws, PIP, Mini-Torts, and Loss Transfer Laws • Tort Limitations • Medical Payments Coverage and Subrogation • Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage and Subrogation • Collision/Property Subrogation • Release of Tortfeasor by Insured • Accord and Satisfaction: Accepting Partial Payments from Tortfeasor • Made Whole Doctrine • Common Fund Doctrine • Economic Loss Doctrine • Deductible Recovery and Reimbursement • Collateral Source Rule • Contributory Negligence/Comparative Fault • Seat Belt Laws and Defenses • Rental Cars, Loaner Vehicles, and Test Drivers • Bailment/Parking Lot Liability • Negligent Entrustment • Facing Multiple Claims In Excess of Liability Policy Limits • Conflict of Laws/Interstate Subrogation • Recovery of Attorney’s Fees and Costs • Statutes of Limitations It is a complete treatment -- A to Z -- of virtually every issue which the insurance claims or subrogation professional will face in the area of automobile insurance. It is like no legal treatise ever written and promises to be the most used reference in any insurance company.

Basiswissen Archäologie

Basiswissen Archäologie

Theorien, Methoden, Praxis

  • Author: Colin Renfrew,Paul G. Bahn
  • Publisher: Philipp Von Zabern Verlag Gmbh
  • ISBN: 9783805339483
  • Category: History
  • Page: 304
  • View: 7655
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Mit mehr als 150.000 verkauften Exemplaren gilt der Band Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice im englischsprachigen Raum bereits jetzt als Standardwerk im Fach Archaologie. Diese jetzt erstmals auf Deutsch vorliegende sorgfaltig uberarbeitete und zum Teil vollig neu geschriebene Fassung ist eine ausserst gut lesbare Einfuhrung fur alle, die sich fur Archaologie interessieren und eine kompakte Darstellung der Methoden und Praxis archaologischer Arbeit suchen. Beruhmte Archaologen und Ausgrabungsstatten passieren Revue. Inhaltlich ist das Buch auf der Hohe der Forschung, auch die neuesten technischen Methoden und Technologien werden behandelt. (Philipp von Zabern 2009)

Contemporary Authors

Contemporary Authors

First revision

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Authors, American
  • Page: N.A
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Numerische Strömungsmechanik

Numerische Strömungsmechanik

  • Author: Joel H. Ferziger,Milovan Peric
  • Publisher: Springer-Verlag
  • ISBN: 3540682287
  • Category: Science
  • Page: 509
  • View: 3966
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Das Buch bietet einen Überblick über die numerischen Methoden zur Lösung strömungsmechanischer Probleme. Die in der Praxis meistgenutzten Methoden werden detailliert beschrieben. Behandelt werden auch fortgeschrittene Methoden, wie die Simulation von Turbulenzen und Parallel-Verarbeitung. Das Buch beschreibt die Grundlagen und Prinzipien der verschiedenen Methoden. Numerische Genauigkeit und Abschätzung sowie Fehlerreduktion werden detailliert mit vielen Beispielen behandelt. Alle Computercodes sind über den Server ftp.springer.de des Springer-Verlages erhältlich (Internet).