Law School in a Box

Law School in a Box Author
ISBN-10 1594741468
Release 2007-03-08
Pages 96
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Sure, you could spend $100,000 on a law degree from Harvard or Yale. But then you'd have to deal with crowded classrooms, inconvenient course schedules, and rigorous academic study. Fortunately, the brilliant minds of Mental_Floss magazine are proud to offer an alternative: Law School in a Box. This prestigious boxed university offers a complete legal education for just $14.95. Your program includes: Law School in 96 Pages: Your Comprehensive Textbook 10 Heroes of the Courtroom Trading Cards 10 'You Be the Judge' Cards A devilishly complicated legal trivia bar exam A rolled diploma with real Latin words It's the perfect gift for lawyers and would-be lawyers of all ages, from the highest-ranked boxed law school in the country!



Making Harvard Modern

Making Harvard Modern Author Morton Keller
ISBN-10 9780190286880
Release 2001-11-15
Pages 608
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Early twentieth-century Harvard was the country's oldest and richest university, but not necessarily its outstanding one. By the century's end, it was widely regarded as the nation's, and the world's, leading institution of higher education. With verve, humor, and insight, Morton and Phyllis Keller tell the story of that rise: a tale of compelling personalities, notable achievement, and no less notable academic pratfalls. Their book is based on rich and revealing archival materials, interviews, and personal experience. The Kellers begin in 1933, when James Bryant Conant became Harvard's president and set out to change a Brahmin-dominated university into a meritocratic one, and they shed light on the presidencies of Nathan Marsh Pusey, Derek Bok, and Neil Rudenstine. The Kellers cover such events as the campus turbulence of the 1960s, show how the university gradually opened its doors to growing numbers of foreign students, women, African- and Asian-Americans, and Hispanics, and examine the debates over affirmative action, political correctness, and the ever higher costs of higher education. For the updated paperback edition, the authors feature a new chapter on the controversial presidency of Lawrence Summers, who put Harvard into the national spotlight during his reign, and the abolition of early admissions, which began to change university policies nationwide. The Kellers will draw on archival materials, newspaper articles, and an interview with Summers. The book will appear in time for Class Day in June. Making Harvard Modern is a candid, richly detailed portrait of America's most prominent university from 1933 to the present: seven decades of dramatic change. This fascinating account, the first comprehensive history of a modern American university, is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the present state and future course of higher education.



Making Civil Rights Law

Making Civil Rights Law Author Mark V. Tushnet
ISBN-10 9780195104684
Release 1996
Pages 399
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Chronological narrative history of the legal struggle which preceded the political battles for civil rights in the thirties, forties and fifties, waged by the NAACP Legal Defense Fund led by Thurgood Marshall



The International Students Survival Guide to Law School in the United States

The International Students  Survival Guide to Law School in the United States Author Rachel Gader-Shafran
ISBN-10 9780595278367
Release 2003
Pages 117
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"The Survival Guide" is designed to provide practical and comprehensible information to International Students coming to US law schools. Do you know the answers to these questions? Do you know what to do before you come to law school? Do you know what to do when you get to law school? D you know how to organize for classes? Do you know you how to participate in class discussions? Do you know how to brief a case? Do you know how to outline and study for exams? Do you know how to attack writing papers? Do you know how to prepare for oral arguments? If the answer is "NO" then you need "The Survival Guide". "Rachel Gader-Shafran has written an indispensable guide for law graduates of international universities. She writes with clarity and the authority that comes from having graduated from a leading US law school and teaching International students for many years. I would advise international law graduates interested in studying in US law schools to read this book. Your investment in it will be repaid many times." -Thomas O. Sargentich, Professor of Law Director, LLM Program on Law and Government American University, Washington College of Law



Axis Diplomats in American Custody

Axis Diplomats in American Custody Author Landon Alfriend Dunn
ISBN-10 9781476664866
Release 2016-08-16
Pages 208
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After Pearl Harbor, German, Italian and Japanese diplomats, along with their staffs and families, were relocated to two lavish but isolated resorts in Appalachia, where the State Department insisted they be treated as distinguished guests. As the war progressed, other Axis envoys were similarly detained. (The Japanese ambassador to Germany was captured by U.S. soldiers in Europe and held in a small hotel in rural Pennsylvania, while the War Department argued for treating him as a war criminal and the local population decried his luxurious accommodations.) Informants were recruited, attempts at espionage and escape were foiled, diplomats complained and squabbled endlessly, babies were born and townspeople made threats, while newspapers published outlandish exposes of wild parties. Based on government documents, the recollections of detainees and hotel staff and contemporary newspaper accounts, this book is the first to focus on the day-to-day lives of the nearly 1,000 detainees during their six-month confinement.



MBA Degree in a Box

MBA Degree in a Box Author Mental_floss Presents
ISBN-10 159474310X
Release 2009-04-08
Pages 96
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With Law School in a Box and Med School in a Box, Quirk Books and mental_floss magazine brought affordable postgraduate education to some 50,000 eager students. Now the world's #1 boxed university is expanding its curriculum to include MBA Degree in a Box, an advanced course in business education for the low price of $14.95. Your study materials include: • Business School in 96 Pages: Your Comprehensive Textbook • 10 Heroes of the Boardroom Trading Cards • 10 CEO Case Study Cards • A fiendishly complicated business-trivia final exam • A rolled diploma with real Latin words Packed with entertaining trivia about Henry Ford, Donald Trump, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and more, MBA Degree in a Box is the perfect gift for businesspeople of all ages from the highest-ranked boxed business school in the world!



The World of Benjamin Cardozo

The World of Benjamin Cardozo Author Richard Polenberg
ISBN-10 0674960521
Release 1999-11-01
Pages 288
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"The sordid controversies of litigants," Benjamin Cardozo once said, are "the stuff from which great and shining truths will ultimately be shaped." As one of America's most influential judges, first on New York State's Court of Appeals and then on the United States Supreme Court, Cardozo (1870-1938) oversaw this transformation daily. How he arrived at his rulings, with their far-reaching consequences, becomes clear in this book, the first to explore the connections between Benjamin Cardozo's life and his jurisprudence. An intensely private man whose friends destroyed much of his correspondence, Cardozo has long eluded scrutiny. But through extraordinary effort Richard Polenberg has uncovered letters, briefs, transcripts, and biographical details to give us a complex living picture of this man whose judicial opinions continue to affect us. Polenberg describes the shaping experiences of Cardozo's youth, among them the death of his mother when he was nine years old; religious training in the Spanish-Portuguese Synagogue; two years of private tutoring by Horatio Alger, Jr.; and his reaction to the scandal that prompted his father to resign from the New York Supreme Court. Then, in light of certain cases that were brought before the Court of Appeals, we see how Cardozo's rulings reflected a system of beliefs rooted in these early experiences; how, despite his famous detachment, Cardozo read evidence and precedents selectively and based his decisions regarding issues from rape and divorce to the insanity plea on his own views about morality, scholarship, and sexuality. Here too is the truth behind Cardozo's renowned liberalism, explored through his rulings on New Deal measures such as the Social Security Act and his more conservative decisions in cases involving conscientious objectors and the rights of criminal defendants. The Benjamin Cardozo who emerges from these pages, a complicated and intriguing figure, points to a new understanding of the shaping of American law.



The Law School Buzz Book

The Law School Buzz Book Author Carolyn C. Wise
ISBN-10 9781581314243
Release 2007-02-15
Pages 675
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Most law school guides offer school-reported stats to admission rates, average test scores, etc. No publisher understands insider information like Vault--now Vault brings this expertise to law schools. Unlike other law school resources, Vault's guide includes insider information about employment and admissions.



Intellektuelle Emigration

Intellektuelle Emigration Author Frank Schale
ISBN-10 9783531196589
Release 2012-12-14
Pages 254
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Eine Intellektuellengeschichte des 20. Jahrhunderts muss die geistigen Einflüsse deutscher Wissenschaftsemigranten zwischen 1933 und 1945 berücksichtigen. Zu einschneidend prägte sie das literarische, kulturelle und politische Denken diesseits und jenseits des Atlantiks. Aus einem breiten Verständnis von Ideengeschichte heraus werden nicht nur prominente Emigranten wie Hannah Arendt, Arnold Bergstraesser und Franz L. Neumann, sondern zugleich dem drohenden Vergessen anheim fallende Flüchtlinge wie Sigmund Neumann, Ferdinand Hermens und Otto Neurath oder bisher kaum beachtete Biographien von André Gorz und Romain Rolland vorgestellt. Einerseits rekonstruieren die Beiträge die dramatischen Lebenslinien sowie die oft unter beklemmenden Bedingungen angefertigten politischen, gesellschafts-, kultur- und wissenschaftstheoretischen Arbeiten. Andererseits wagen sie auch einen Blick auf die Perspektiven der Emigrationsforschung heute.​



The School for Good and Evil Band 3 Und wenn sie nicht gestorben sind

The School for Good and Evil  Band 3  Und wenn sie nicht gestorben sind Author Soman Chainani
ISBN-10 9783473478095
Release 2017-02-15
Pages 608
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ENDE GUT, ALLES GUT? Agatha ist nach Gavaldon zurückgekehrt, Sophie ist in der Schule der Guten und Bösen geblieben. Doch ihre Trennung hat dramatische Folgen: Plötzlich werden nicht nur ihre eigenen Märchen neu geschrieben, sondern auch die der unzähligen Bösewichte, die nun ihre Chance wittern, sich zu rächen. Sie wollen das Gute für immer auslöschen und eine Herrschaft des Bösen errichten - mit Sophie als ihrer Königin. Das grandiose Finale der märchenhaften Fantasy-Trilogie.



ABA Journal

ABA Journal Author
ISBN-10
Release 1978-11
Pages 176
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The ABA Journal serves the legal profession. Qualified recipients are lawyers and judges, law students, law librarians and associate members of the American Bar Association.



ABA Journal

ABA Journal Author
ISBN-10
Release 1979-09
Pages 170
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The ABA Journal serves the legal profession. Qualified recipients are lawyers and judges, law students, law librarians and associate members of the American Bar Association.



ABA Journal

ABA Journal Author
ISBN-10
Release 1982-06
Pages 116
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The ABA Journal serves the legal profession. Qualified recipients are lawyers and judges, law students, law librarians and associate members of the American Bar Association.



ABA Journal

ABA Journal Author
ISBN-10
Release 1981
Pages 168
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The ABA Journal serves the legal profession. Qualified recipients are lawyers and judges, law students, law librarians and associate members of the American Bar Association.



ABA Journal

ABA Journal Author
ISBN-10
Release 1979-01
Pages 144
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The ABA Journal serves the legal profession. Qualified recipients are lawyers and judges, law students, law librarians and associate members of the American Bar Association.



ABA Journal

ABA Journal Author
ISBN-10
Release 1978-08
Pages 112
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The ABA Journal serves the legal profession. Qualified recipients are lawyers and judges, law students, law librarians and associate members of the American Bar Association.



10 More Actual Official LSAT PrepTests

10 More Actual  Official LSAT PrepTests Author Law School Admission Council
ISBN-10 0942639804
Release 2002-01-01
Pages 345
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10 More Actual Official LSAT PrepTests has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from 10 More Actual Official LSAT PrepTests also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full 10 More Actual Official LSAT PrepTests book for free.