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Friday, April 26, 2013
Treatise Spotlight: Contract Enforcement

Title: Contract Enforcement

Author: Edward Yorio and Steve Thel

Edition: 2nd

Last update: 2013 Supplement

Description: Contract Enforcement, Second Edition covers every aspect of the availability and inherent limitations of equitable remedies in such contract areas as:

  • Real estate
  • Sale of goods
  • Intangible personality
  • Construction contracts
  • Covenants not to compete
  • Wills and other property agreements
  • Employment agreements
  • Franchise agreements
  • International trade

You will find in-depth analysis of the policies that underlie contract remedies, as well as clear explanations of the practical consequences of those policies in contract litigation. The effect on availability of equitable relief of such factors as:

  • Right to a jury trial
  • Legal limits on contract damages
  • Disgorgement of profits
  • And agreed remedies are also examined

Throughout the book, you'll find concise analysis of all significant specific performance cases, legislation, and commentary.

(Description from publisher's website)


Posted By Alicia at 3:50 PM

Thursday, April 18, 2013
Treatise Spotlight: The Right to Die: The Law of End-of-Life Decision Making

Title: The Right to Die: The Law of End-of-Life Decision Making

Author: Alan Meisel

Publisher: Aspen

Edition: 3rd Ed.

Last update: 2013 Release

Description: The Right to Die, Third Edition analyzes the statutory and case law surrounding the profound issues of end-of-life decision-making. Whether the situation calls for long-term planning or quick, unexpected decision-making, this cogent, one source treatise guides you through all the available channels for helping your clients reach the ultimate resolution.

This comprehensive edition guides general practitioners, elder law, health law, and health care professionals through complex issues pertaining to passive and active hastening of death and such subsequent statutes as the Oregon Death with Dignity Act. Also covered in the Third Edition are such issues as:

  • Civil and Criminal liability for such efforts
  • Do-not-resuscitate orders
  • Advance directives
  • Health care powers of attorney
  • Palliative medical care
  • Decision making for children and newborns
  • Surrogate decision-making statutes
  • Resolution in a clinical versus a court setting
  • And much more

(Description from Publisher's website)



Posted By Alicia at 3:45 PM

Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Treatise Spotlight: Debt Collection Practice in California, 2nd edition

Title: Debt Collection Practice in California, 2nd edition

Publisher: CEB

Last update: December 2012

Description: Debt Collection Practice in California: Understand successful creditor remedies and effective debtor defenses - both essential tools in a difficult economy. For creditors, learn to obtain powerful judgments - and how to collect on them. For debtors, discover defense strategies and responses to a judgment.

  • Bringing creditor actions, discovery, prejudgment remedies, obtaining a judgment
  • Writ enforcement, finding debtor assets, wage garnishment
  • Debtor defense before and after entry of judgment
  • Complying with the Fair Debt Collection Practices Acts
  • Enforcing family law judgments
  • Indispensable court pleading forms and mandatory Judicial Council forms
  • Bankruptcy issues for both creditors and debtors
  • Handling a deceased debtor's debts

(description from publisher's website)

Posted By Alicia at 3:35 PM

Monday, April 15, 2013
Serving Seniors-Free Legal Assistance Clinic for Senior Citizens

Nevada Legal Services and the State Bar of Nevada's Young Lawyers' Section will be holding free legal assistance clinics for senior citizens on Friday, April 19, 2013 at the times and locations below. For more information, call Nevada Legal Services, at 775-284-3491 X214.

1. Carson City:
        The BRIC
        108 E Proctor
        1 to 3 p.m.

2. Elko:
        Nevada Legal Services
        380 Court Street, #D
        1 to 4 p.m.

3. Fernley:
        City of Fernley Offices
        595 Silver Lace Blvd.
        8:30 to 10:30 a.m.

4. Gardnerville:
        Douglas County Senior Center
        2300 Meadow Lane
        9 to 11 a.m.

5. Virginia City:
        Storey Senior Citizen's Center
        100 E Mill Street
        12 noon to 2 p.m.

6. Winnemucca:
        Humboldt County Library
        85 East Fifth Street
        1 to 3 p.m.



Posted By Alicia at 3:25 PM

Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Day 2 of National Library Week - Two Truths and a Lie

Today we are featuring Christine in our Two Truths and a Lie game.

  1. I played the string bass in the Reno Philharmonic Orchestra.
  2. I won a trophy for faceting a 35 caret aquamarine.
  3. I spent a lot of time in the Ozarks.

Which do you think is the lie? Post your answer in a comment. Correct answers will be entered in a contest to win some fabulous vendor swa

Posted By Alicia at 12:35 PM