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Law 101

Law 101

Everything You Need to Know about American Law, Fifth Edition

  • Author: Jay M. Feinman
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0190866322
  • Category: LAW
  • Page: 376
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"In this fifth edition of his bestselling classic, Jay Feinman provides an authoritative and up-to-date overview of the American legal system. The book covers all the main subjects taught in the first year of law school, and discusses every facet of the American legal tradition, including constitutional law, the litigation process, and criminal, property, and contracts law. Above all, Feinman reveals to readers of all kinds that despite its complexities and quirks, the law can be understood by everyone"--

Law 101

Law 101

Everything You Need to Know About American Law, Fourth Edition

  • Author: Jay Feinman
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 0199341702
  • Category: Law
  • Page: 400
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In each of the first three editions of the bestselling Law 101, Jay Feinman gave readers an upbeat and vivid examination of the American legal system. Since the third edition was published in 2010, much has happened: several key Supreme Court cases have been decided, we've seen sensational criminal trials, and the legal system has had to account for the latest developments in Internet law. This fully updated fourth edition of Law 101 accounts for all this and more, as Feinman once again provides a clear introduction to American law. The book covers all the main subjects taught in the first year of law school, and discusses every facet of the American legal tradition, including constitutional law, the litigation process, and criminal, property, and contracts law. To accomplish this, Feinman brings in the most noteworthy, infamous, and often outrageous examples and cases. We learn about the case involving scalding coffee that cost McDonald's half a million dollars, the murder trial in Victorian London that gave us the legal definition of insanity, and the epochal decision of Marbury vs. Madison that gave the Supreme Court the power to declare state and federal law unconstitutional. A key to learning about the law is learning legal vocabulary, and Feinman helps by clarifying terms like "due process" and "equal protection," as well as by drawing distinctions between terms like "murder" and "manslaughter." Above all, though, is that Feinman reveals to readers of all kinds that despite its complexities and quirks, the law is can be understood by everyone. Perfect for students contemplating law school, journalists covering legislature, or even casual fans of "court-television" shows, Law 101 is a clear and accessible introduction to the American legal system. New to this edition: Featured analysis of: -the Obamacare case -Citizens United -the DOMA decision -the Trayvon Martin case As well as recent legal developments pertaining to: -online contracting -mortgages -police investigations -criminal sentencing

How to Get Into the Top Law Schools, 4th edition

How to Get Into the Top Law Schools, 4th edition

  • Author: Richard Montauk
  • Publisher: Penguin
  • ISBN: 9781440632457
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 608
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Richard Montauk, a savvy admissions insider, demystifies the application process and provides the tools to ace every step. Based on interviews with dozens of admissions officers, Montauk delivers a candid view of what leading law schools look for in an applicant. He also gives applicants solid advice on developing marketing strategies, writing winning essays, maximizing financial aid, and assessing and upgrading credentials to better match that ideal profile.

Career Opportunities in Law and the Legal Industry

Career Opportunities in Law and the Legal Industry

  • Author: Susan Echaore -McDavid
  • Publisher: Infobase Publishing
  • ISBN: 1438110766
  • Category: Law
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Presents more than 100 possible job opportunities in the legal field, with information on education needed, training available, and salaries.

The African American Law School Survival Guide

The African American Law School Survival Guide

Information, Advice, and Strategies to Prepare You for the Challenges of the Law School Experience

  • Author: Evangeline M. Mitchell
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: African American law students
  • Page: 658
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American Reference Books Annual

American Reference Books Annual

  • Author: Bohdan S. Wynar
  • Publisher: N.A
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  • Category: Reference books
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1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.

Subject Guide to Books in Print

Subject Guide to Books in Print

An Index to the Publishers' Trade List Annual

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  • Category: American literature
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Bimonthly Review of Law Books

Bimonthly Review of Law Books

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Telecom 101 Telecommunications Reference Book

Telecom 101 Telecommunications Reference Book

2016 Fourth Edition. High-Quality Reference Book and Study Guide Covering All Major Telecommunications Topics... in Plain English.

  • Author: Eric Coll, M.Eng.
  • Publisher: Teracom Training Institute
  • ISBN: 1894887786
  • Category: Technology & Engineering
  • Page: 488
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Packed with information, authoritative, up to date, covering all major topics - and written in plain English - Telecom 101 Telecommunications Reference Book is an invaluable textbook and day-to-day reference on telecommunications. Telecom 101 covers the core knowledge set required in the telecommunications business today: the technologies, the players, the products and services, jargon and buzzwords, and most importantly, the underlying ideas... and how it all fits together. The course materials for Teracom’s famous Course 101 Telecom, Datacom and Networking for Non-Engineers, augmented with additional topics and bound in this one volume bring you consistency, completeness and unbeatable value. Our approach can be summed up with a simple philosophy: Start at the beginning. Progress in a logical order. Build one concept on top of another. Finish at the end. Avoid jargon. Speak in plain English. Bust the buzzwords, demystify jargon, and cut through doubletalk! Fill gaps and build a solid base of structured knowledge. Understand how everything fits together. ... knowledge and understanding that lasts a lifetime. Ideal for anyone needing a book covering all major topics in telecom, data communications, IP and networking… in plain English. A wealth of clear, concise, organized knowledge, impossible to find in one place anywhere else! Join thousands of satisfied customers. Get your copy today! 7" x 9" softcover textbook • 488 pages 4th edition • Published March 2016 print ISBN 9781894887038 eBook ISBN 9781894887786 Print quantities are limited. Order today to avoid disappointment. Your Go-To Telecommunications Resource Covering all major topics, we begin with the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN), then • progress in a logical order, building one concept on top of another, • from voice and data fundamentals to digital, packets, IP and Ethernet, VoIP, • fiber and wireless, DSL and cable, routers and networks, MPLS, ISPs and CDNs, • and finish with the Brave New World of IP Telecom, where voice, data and video are the same thing. • An invaluable day-to-day reference handbook • Learn and retain more reading a hard copy, professionally printed and bound • Up-to-date: published 2016 • Allows you to study and review topics before attending a course • An economical and convenient way to self-study ... these are the materials to an instructor-led course that costs $1395 to attend. • The Certification Study Guide for the prestigious Telecommunications Certification Organization (TCO) Certified Telecommunications Analyst (CTA) telecommunications certification. Value Pricing Written by our top instructor, Eric Coll, M.Eng., Telecom 101 contain 35 years of knowledge and learning distilled and organized into an invaluable study guide and practical day-to-day reference for non-engineers. Looking through the chapter list and detailed outline below, you'll see that many chapters of Telecom 101 are like self-contained reference books on specific topics, like the PSTN, IP, LANs, MPLS and cellular. You can get all of these topics bound in one volume for one low price. Compare this to hunting down and paying for multiple books by different authors that may or may not cover what you need to know- and you'll agree this is a very attractive deal. Career- and productivity-enhancing training... an investment that will be repaid many times over. Chapter List Telecom 101 is composed of three parts: Fundamentals of Telecommunications, Telecommunications Technologies, and the IP Telecommunications Network. PART I FUNDAMENTALS OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS 1 INTRODUCTION 2 FUNDAMENTALS OF TELEPHONY 3 SWITCHING 4 THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY We begin with the fundamentals of telephony and the telephone network – the basis for understanding everything else. First is the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN): loops and trunks, circuit-switching, analog, the voiceband and Plain Ordinary Telephone Service (POTS). Plus, new for the fourth edition: Voice over IP (VoIP) is now part of the fundamentals. Next is switching, starting with traditional telephone switches: Centrex, PBX and PBX trunks, and how that relates to the newer ideas of softswitches, Hosted PBX and SIP trunking. This part is completed with a chapter on the telecommunications business: Local Exchange Carriers and Inter-Exchange Carriers, ILECs and CLECs, the main players and how carriers interconnect. PART II TELECOMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES 5 DIGITAL 6 TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS 7 THE NETWORK CLOUD AND SERVICE PROVISIONING 8 FIBER OPTICS 9 DSL AND CABLE MODEMS: LAST MILE ON COPPER 10 WIRELESS The second part is devoted to telecommunications technologies: the actual methods used to implement circuits and services. We begin with digital: what digital is, how voice and video are digitized, and how digitized information is actually transmitted. The next chapter is transmission systems: the high-capacity systems developed to carry many users’ traffic. This starts with the installed base of channelized systems, the hierarchy of DS0, DS1 and DS3 rates and an overview of T1, T3, SONET and ISDN. Then our attention turns to the new generation packetized systems, introducing the concepts of overbooking and bandwidth on demand instead of channels, how this is implemented with frames and packets, coexistence and transition from channels to packets. Then we understand the “Network Cloud”, how services are actually implemented, the three basic types of services and the equipment used for each. Completing this part are chapters on the technologies used to implement the network: Fiber Optics, including fundamentals of fiber, wave-division multiplexing, the network core, Metropolitan Area Networks, Passive Optical Networks and fiber to the premise. Last Mile on Copper: DSL and Cable Modems, including fundamentals of modems, DSLAMs, VDSL, broadband and cable modems. Wireless, concentrating on mobile communications: cellular and mobility concepts, the technologies TDMA, CDMA and OFDM, the generations from 1G to 4G, and the systems GSM, UMTS, 1X and LTE. This chapter is completed with WiFi and satellite. PART III THE IP PACKET-SWITCHED TELECOM NETWORK (IP-PSTN) 11 "DATA" COMMUNICATIONS CONCEPTS 12 CODING, FRAMES AND PACKETS 13 THE OSI LAYERS AND PROTOCOL STACKS 14 ETHERNET, LANS AND VLANS 15 IP NETWORKS, ROUTERS AND ADDRESSES 16 MPLS AND CARRIER NETWORKS 17 THE INTERNET 18 WRAPPING UP The third part of Telecom 101 is dedicated to the new-generation IP telecommunications network. We begin by understanding how convergence was achieved by treating voice and video like data – then accordingly, cover the fundamentals of what used to be called “data communications”: DTEs, DCEs, LANs and WANs and the crucial concepts of packets and frames. There are so many functions that need to be performed to implement phone calls, television, web browsing, email and everything else over the IP network, a structure is necessary to be able to identify and discuss separate issues separately. For this purpose, there is a chapter on the OSI Reference Model and its layers, identifying what the layers are, examples of protocols for each layer and how they work together in a protocol stack. Then we begin moving up the layers. The next chapter is on Ethernet, LANs and VLANs (Layer 2), including MAC addresses and MAC frames, LAN cables, Optical Ethernet, LAN switches and how VLANs are used to separate traffic. The next chapter is all about IP (Layer 3): how routers implement the network, routing tables, IP addresses, subnets, IPv4 address classes, static addresses, dynamic addresses and DHCP; public addresses, private addresses and NAT; and an overview of IP version 6. On a real-world telecom network, a traffic management system is required. This is implemented with a technique called in general virtual circuits, and in particular with MPLS. The next chapter in the book covers the fundamentals, briefly reviews legacy technologies X.25, Frame Relay and ATM, then focuses on MPLS and how it is used to implement VPNs, Class of Service, service integration and traffic aggregation. The last main chapter is on the Internet: its origins, what an ISP is and how an ISP connects to the rest of the Internet via transit and peering, the web, the Domain Name System, HTML and HTTP, SSL, MIME and base- 64 encoding for email, Internet telephony and Internet VPNs vs. business customer “MPLS service”. The final chapter is a summary and wrap-up, covering technology deployment from the top down, useful reference charts listing all of the technologies, standard network designs and ending with a look at The Future. APPENDICES Telecommunications technology is in constant change – and some technologies that used to be of prime importance are not so important today, and so have been moved from the main part of the book into appendices. The very last part of the book provides a comprehensive list decoding mainstream acronyms and abbreviations used in telecom. A ALL ABOUT T1 B LEGACY VOICE SERVICES AND JARGON C ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS Telecom 101 7" x 9" softcover textbook • 488 pages 4th edition • Published March 2016 print ISBN 9781894887038 eBook ISBN 9781894887786 Get your copy today!

The Law Times

The Law Times

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