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  :: [College Of Law] ::
The law of civil procedure is concerned with the court procedure which implement by force and by means of state authority the rights and obligations recognized under the substantial law of various fields such as civil law, commercial law, administrative law and intellectual property law.
In addition, the law of civil procedure also governs dispute resolution, and thus this course will provide students with an understanding of the procedure for settlement in litigation when the various rights and obligations, legal positions, and legal relationships studied in substantial law classes are challenged.
The law of administrative action covers, in particular, the law of police administration, administrative grants law, the law of social guarantees, the law of public risk, land administration law, environmental law, economic administration law and financial administration law.
law.snu.ac.kr /english/news/curriculum_02.asp   (1747 words)

  Will (law) - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Will (law), in law, disposition by an individual of his or her property, intended to take effect after death.
Law, body of official rules and regulations, generally found in constitutions, legislation, judicial opinions, and the like, that is used to govern...
University of Alberta Faculty of Law, University of Calgary, Faculty of Law
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  Will (Law) - LoveToKnow 1911
A will is revoked (except where made in exercise of a power of appointment of a certain kind) by a later will, or by destruction with the intention of revoking, but not by presumption arising from an alteration in circumstances.
Forgery of a will (at one time a capital crime) renders the offender liable to the same penalty_ Fraudulent concealment of a will material to the title by a vendor or mortgagor of land or chattels is, by the Law of Property Amendment Act 1859, a misdemeanour punishable by fine or imprisonment or both.
Testamentary capacity is generally governed by the law of the testator's domicil at the time of his death, the form of the instrument in most countries either by the law of his domicil or the law of the place where the will was made, at his option.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Will_(Law)   (6158 words)

law is that it should proceed from the representative of the highest public authority, be this a single person, several persons, or finally the totality of all the members of the community, as in a democracy.
law is an emanation of the highest authority, or is issued by the presiding officer of the community by virtue of his authority, is what distinguishes it from mere counsels, requests, or admonitions, which presuppose no power of jurisdiction and can, moreover, be addressed by private persons to others and even to superiors.
Law in the strict sense is imposed upon rational, free beings as a controlling guide for their actions; but it can be such only when it has been proclaimed to those subject to it.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09053a.htm   (3865 words)

  ipedia.com: Will (law) Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For the validity of a will it was generally necessary that it should be made in the presence of a priest and two witnesses, unless where it was made in pias causes.
A will was also revoked by an alteration in circumstances, and even by a void conveyance inter aims of land devised by the will made subsequently to the tiate of tile will, which was presumed to be an attempt by the grantor to give legal effect to a change of intention.
Testamentary capacity is generally governed by the law of the testator's domicil at the time of his death, the form of the instrument in most countries either by the law of his domicil or the law of the place where the will was made, at his option.
www.ipedia.com /will__law_.html   (6344 words)

 :: [College Of Law] ::
The laws of contracts and torts are founded on the principles of the freedom of contract, which regulates the legal relationships between parties.
This course will provide fundamental knowledge commonly applicable to various credit relationships regulated by the law of obligations through an examination of general issues extending over the entire spectrum of the credit relationship, such as the object and effect of credit obligations, the assignment of obligations, the guarantee of debts and the extinguishment of obligations.
In particular, attention will be focused on the process of development in respect of the essential elements and common law of Europe which formed the common basis of the European legal culture.
law.snu.ac.kr /english/news/curriculum_01.asp   (1495 words)

 Will (law)
In the law, a will or testament is a document by which a person (the testator) regulates the rights of others over his property or family after death.
A very common error (for example) in the execution of home-made wills in England is to use a beneficiary (typically a spouse or other close family members) as a witness, although this has the effect in law of disinheriting the witness regardless of the provisions of the will.
Under laws of certain states of the United States of America, a will cannot be used to disinherit a surviving spouse, who is entitled to at least a portion of the testator's estate.
www.guideofpills.com /Will_%28law%29.html   (1429 words)

 FindLaw: Legal Learning: Information Necessary for Law School Survival
It is surprising to many law students that the case they read on their first day of law school is no easier than the one they will read on their last day of law school.
Almost all law schools teach their first-year students how to "brief." This is strange to me because the information in most traditional brief formats is the information that would be useful to you as the practicing lawyer in the paragraph above, but not to you as the law student.
You will probably modify your outline as you go through the cases, but this technique focuses you on the structure of the area of the law you are studying right from the beginning.
www.findlaw.com /studyskills/necessary.html   (5253 words)

 Is Law School Right for You?
Law school will be one of the most interesting and rewarding experiences of your life, but it's also an important and costly investment.
Most prestigious law firms hire their permanent attorneys from among the ranks of the firm's "summer associates"--usually second--year law students who work for the firm during the summer between the second and third years of law school.
Incoming law students should begin preparing for law school during the summertime prior to first year, and preparation exercises should be aimed at gaining a general understanding of what law school is all about.
www.princetonreview.com /law/research/articles/success/excel.asp   (2441 words)

 Wrongful Termination of At Will Employment
Many people are employed "at will", meaning that they don't have a formal employment contract with their employer and state law thus permits their employment to be ended at any time, or that they do have a written contract under which contains an "at will" clause to that same effect.
Following the creation of these anti-discrimination laws, it became possible for employees to argue that their terminations were "pretextual" - that is, although their employers were citing lawful reasons to terminate their employment, their employers were actually motivated by unlawful discriminatory motives.
Some states will permit an "at will" employee to bring a lawsuit on the basis that the employer violated an implied covenant of "good faith and fair dealing" in association with the termination decision.
www.expertlaw.com /library/employment/at_will.html   (748 words)

 Arizona Probate Law - FAQ
If an Arizona resident dies with a Will that complies with the requirements of Arizona probate law, the person is said to have died "testate," which means he or she has a valid Will and the decedent's probate assets pass to the people or entities named in the Will.
A.R.S. Anybody who prepares a holographic Will should write the entire Will in his or her handwriting to prevent any question as to whether the "material provisions" are in the testator's handwriting.
Property that passes by operation of law or by contract is a "nonprobate asset" and achieves the frequently desired status of "avoiding probate." Nonprobate assets are usually not affected by a Will or an Arizona probate.
www.keytlaw.com /azprobate/probatefaq.htm   (6428 words)

 Columbia Law : Criminal Law
This case study will be used as an aid to explaining both the basics of computer crimes and cybercrime investigations, as a means of illustrating many of the problems and difficult issues that exist in cybercrime and its enforcement, and as a vehicle to address the core three questions of this course.
Students will address a range of legal and institutional topics, including the USA Patriot Act; intelligence gathering and the law and practice surrounding domestic national security operations; use of military tribunals; immigration issues; homeland preparedness; interrogation, search and seizure, and surveillance issues; datamining; and ethnic and religious profiling.
We will assess the mixed results of litigation that sought to regulate institutional practices by inducing changes in the internal dynamics of everyday practice to shift the preferences and behaviors of individual decisionmakers.
www.law.columbia.edu /llm_jsd/grad_studies/courses/Criminal_Law   (2736 words)

 The Granite Tower(GT)
The idea of law schools in the US is that if a person is capable of paying the tuition fees, has the right grades and meets the administration criteria that a law school demands, they are free to enter the law school.
However, the adoption of the new system will be a chance to unify legal occupational training and education and, as a result, it will pave the way to normalize legal education.
Each law school will diversify and specialize its educational curriculum to cultivate the legal professionals today's society demands and endeavor to enable its graduates to have competence in the global realm.
granite.korea.ac.kr /news/articleView.html?idxno=208   (1927 words)

 Order you Quebec Last Will and Testament
You will receive the Will form and the bill by e-mail as soon as the transaction is authorized.
This Will form was produced by Jurismedia inc. and Marc Gelinas and Associates, solicitors of Montreal, in collaboration with several other lawyers and notaries specialized in this field.
To give a will legal effect, a notary or tribunal must grant "probate" at the time of the testator's death.
www.avocat.qc.ca /will-testament.htm   (1066 words)

 law blog
Wie die Süddeutsche Zeitung sowie diverse andere Medien berichten, will Vodafone mit einer Klage gegen T-Mobile klären lassen, ob ein solcher Exklusiv-Vertrieb zulässig ist.
Das Landgericht Hamburg soll bereits eine Einstweilige Verfügung erlassen haben, was laut Welt.de von einem Telekom-Sprecher bestätigt wurde (was genau in der Einstweiligen Verfügung drin steht, konnte ich den Berichten nicht entnehmen).
Ein Rederecht macht wenig Sinn, wenn ich erst erklären muss, warum ich reden will.
www.lawblog.de   (3411 words)

 The Children's Index will turn all parents into suspects | Dt Opinion | Opinion | Telegraph
But one of the worst effects of this database will be to create a new incentive for genuinely evil, incapable or inarticulate parents to fear the state and to hide themselves from it.
Errors will be rife, but the government will simply ignore those complaints (see the recent stories of people incorrectly labelled as criminals and unable to find employment because of government databases).
It will just give health visitors and social workers more ammunition to pry, snoop and interfere in the lives of the law abiding and loving parents to make it look like they are being useful while failing in their real job which is to help those in genuine need.
www.telegraph.co.uk /opinion/main.jhtml?xml=/opinion/2006/09/01/do0101.xml   (5849 words)

 Murphy Laws Site - Murphy Laws
A paint drip will always find the hole in the newspaper and land on the carpet underneath (and will not be discovered until it has dried).
A dropped power tool will always land on the concrete instead of the soft ground (if outdoors) or the carpet (if indoors) - unless it is running, in which case it will fall on something it can damage (like your foot).
Laws are like a spider web, in that it snares the poor and weak while the rich and powerful brake them.
www.murphys-laws.com /murphy/murphy-laws.html   (3205 words)

 Texas Wills | Texas Living Will | Texas Law Firm | Dallas Attorney
If a person dies with a will in Texas, probating the estate of the deceased will be a lot easier than if the person died without a will.
That is because few attorneys or financial institutions outside of the state of Texas will be familiar with this process.
There will be a great deal of court supervision over a dependent executor and the process will be a great deal more expensive.
www.waldlaw.com /texas_wills.htm   (354 words)

 NewJersey Will Law   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In the highly competitive world of commercial transactions, sophisticated business entities operate according to the impersonal laws of the marketplace in which self-interest, not altruism, is the dominating principle.
The lawyer asserted that the corporation was required to indemnify him for the expenses of the suit on the basis that he is a "corporate agent," as...
This appeal presents us with an opportunity to revisit the Construction Lien Law, (CLL or Act), N.J.S.A. 2A:44A-1 to -38, a statute that was enacted primarily to secure payment for contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers who furnish labor or materials used to enhance the value of the property of others.
www.morelaw.com /newjersey/law/wills.asp   (1566 words)

 German Law: Writing a will in Germany
I have been told that according to German law a Will must be HAND-WRITTEN by the individual and then signed an witnessed and that a word-processed will, signed and witnessed is not valid or legal.
If the will is not held by a notary, then permission to see the will must be requested (and granted) through the courts.
Otherwise the courts will inform those parties not present at the reading of the will of the will's contents.
en.allexperts.com /q/German-Law-1364/Writing-Germany.htm   (266 words)

 Living Will Law & Legal Definition
A Living Will is a document that allows a person to explain in writing which medical treatment he or she does or does not want during a terminal illness.
The will states which medical treatments may be used and which may not be used to die naturally and without the patient’s life being artificially prolonged by various medical procedures.
The Living Will allows you to make the decision of whether life-prolonging medical or surgical procedures are to be continued, withheld, or withdrawn, as well as when artificial feeding and fluids are to be used or withheld.
definitions.uslegal.com /l/living-will   (493 words)

 Labor Law
The Labor Law Clinic provides a unique opportunity for students to deepen their understanding of the substantive law and procedures that govern workers who organize collectively into unions.
Students will gain valuable practice experience researching labor and employment law topics, providing advice and representation to unions, in addition to furthering their substantive knowledge of the field through a classroom component.
A small number of students will have the opportunity to dedicate their clinical time to international labor law issues.
www.lawschool.cornell.edu /academics/clinicalprogram/labor_law.cfm   (279 words)

 CNN.com - Are at-will workers protected against race discrimination? - Nov. 6, 2002
Decisions helpful to the at-will employee might, for instance, allow suits for tortious interference with at-will employment in the same way suits for tortious interference with contract can be brought.
Yes, and that is why looking at federal common law, rather than state law, is the right approach to deciding whether an at-will employment relationship is sufficiently similar to a contract to come within Section 1981's protections.
And doing so will also ensure courts use the right reasoning, so their decisions are not as vulnerable to reversal on appeal.
archives.cnn.com /2002/LAW/10/23/findlaw.analysis.grossman.discrimination   (1449 words)

 About Pennsylvania's Living Will Law
The law provides a statutory basis for individuals to declare their "will" regarding the use of artificial life support devices or extraordinary medical treatment-prior to the time when they become terminally ill and/or lapse into an irreversible coma or permanent unconsciousness.
Living will declarations are intended to ease the burden on aggrieved family members who-in the absence of such a "will"-could be faced with making difficult medical decisions for their loved ones.
The law requires the state to pay any uninsured costs for such life support treatment for terminally ill pregnant women.
www.fumo.com /State_Services/livingwill.htm   (254 words)

 Welcome to Church of God
's temple will be established as chief among the mountains; it will be raised above the hills, and all nations will stream to it.
will wipe away the tears from all faces; he will remove the disgrace of his people from all the earth.
This word, "repentance and forgiveness of sins will be preached in his name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem," is the interpretation of the prophecies of Isa.
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