1. Appellants brief A document filed by the appellant in an appellate court explaining
why the lower courts decision was incorrect.
2. Appellees brief A document filed by the appellee in an appellate court explaining why
the low courts decision
1. mega-firm Pg. 3 A firm that employs more than 1,000 attorneys and has branch offices
throughout the world.
2. cybercrimes Pg. 4 Crimes committed on the internet, including hacking and fraud.
3. cyber tort Pg. 4 Actions or damages resulting fr
1. What is the purpose of a system?
- Pg. 376 The purpose of a system is to streamline a task so that members of the legal
team do not do unnecessary work, waste firm resources, or make a mistake.
2. What are a systems goals?
- Pg. 376 The goal
1. The advent of what two professions changed the traditional law firm?
- Pg. 44 The advent of the paralegal and legal administrator has changed the traditional
2. For what reasons were the paralegal and legal administrator professions
1. What four things determine the structure and organization of a law office?
- Pg. 2 The four things that determine the structure and organization of a law office are
size, specialty, management style, and form.
2. How is the size of a law offi
1. rainmaker Pg. 45 An attorney responsible for client development for a firm.
2. equity partner Pg. 46 A partner who is entitled to a portion of the firms profits and is
responsible for a portion of the firms losses.
3. nonequity partner Pg. 46
1. telephone tag Pg. 377 A situation in which someone leaves a message for a person
who is unavailable, and then is unavailable when the person returns the call.
2. substantive microsystem Pg. 378 A system of providing legal services to a firm.
1. Complaint The first main paper filed in a civil lawsuit. It includes, among other things,
a statement of the wrong or harm done to the plaintiff by the defendant, a request for
specific help from the court, and an explanation why the court h
1. Pleadings Formal statements by the parties to a lawsuit setting forth their claims or
defenses. Sometimes, written motions and other court papers are called pleadings, but
this is not strictly correct.
2. Memorandum of law A brief of law. It
1. Constitution (1) A document that sets out the basic principles and most general laws of
a country, state, or organization. (2) The U.S. Constitution is the basic law of a country on
which most other laws are based, and to which all other laws
1. joint tenancy with the right of survivorship Pg. 18 Ownership of real property by
two or more persons. Joint tenants with the right of survivorship hold equal interest in the
real property, and on the death of an owner, the deceased owners in
1. Online The condition of being connected to a network of computers or other devices.
The term is frequently used to describe someone who is currently connected to the
Internet; variation in spelling: on-line.
2. Boolean search Most database se
1. Landmark case A court case that makes major changes in the law, especially a US
Supreme Court case that resolves a major issue and has substantial practical impact.
2. Penumbra doctrine The principle that specific constitutional rights have l
1. Protocol A system of rules or standards for communicating over a network such as the
Internet. The protocol tells Web browser software which Internet tool to use to interpret
the electronic information being requested.
2. Browser Computer so
1. Common law (1) Either all case law or the case law that is made by judges in the
absence of statutes. (2) The legal system that originated in England and is composed of
case law and statutes that grow and change, influenced by ever-changing c
1. Legal encyclopedias Legal encyclopedias are a secondary source that offer a useful
commentary on the law as it is and serve as a case finder to locate cases with which one
can begin the research process.
2. Corpus Juris Secundum A multivolume
1. real property Pg. 2 Real property is land and things such as buildings that are
permanently attached to the land.
2. fixture Pg. 2 Item of personal property that becomes real property because of its
attachment to the land or a building.
1. Trial courts In our adversary system, the two parties present their evidence at the trial
level. The evidence may be testimony, documents, or tangible evidence. The role of a trial
court is to determine the facts and to apply the applicable l
1. Looseleaf publications The legal sources appearing in looseleaf publication format
include state annotated codes, state administrative codes, formbooks, and services
providing a collection of source material in a particular subject area. The
1. Transitional language Provides a transition or link between what you have just
written and what you have just written and what you are going to write about.
2. Signpost Words or phrases in a document that point the reader in the right direct
1. Jurisdiction (1) The geographical area within which a court (or a public official) has
the right and power to operate. (2) The persons about whom and the subject matters about
which a court has the right and power to make decisions that are l
1. Citators A set of books or database that lists relevant legal events subsequent to a given
case, statute, or other authority. Two leading Citators are Shepards and KeyCite.
2. Shepards Citations A leading citator.
3. KeyCite A leading citator
1. A joint tenancy with the right of survivorship can be created by a deed or a will.
- Pg. 18 True.
2. A survivorship feature of a joint tenancy with right of survivorship can never be
terminated by the parties.
- Pg. 19 False. A severance of t
1. The law of real property in general is governed by the law of the state in which the
real property is located.
- Pg. 1 True.
2. A fixture is classified as personal property.
- Pg. 2 False. A fixture is an article of personal property, such as
Lex 110 Hy
Module 2 Activity
1. This case was against a Colorado attorney, Franklin Azar who was famous for his TV
advertisements, for negligence and misrepresentation. Shawna Jiminez, plaintiff in the case, stated
that on the Azars commer
C lient I ntake Memo
Module 3 Activity
1. A witness is competent to testify if the witness:
a) Understands the obligation to tell the t ru th,
b) Has the ability to communicate, and
c) Has knowledge of the topic of his or her te
- S.E.2d -, 2010 WL 325376 (N.C.)
Briefs and Other Related Documents
Only the Westlaw citation is currently available.
Supreme Court of North Carolina.
STATE of North Carolina
Joshua Carlen MOORE.
Jan. 29, 2010.
*1 Appeal pursuant to N.C.G.S
a. Chapters 1,2,3, and 4
b. Students may be dropped
c. Oct 21-26
d. Course documents
e. Chapter 28, Employer and Employee Relations
This chapter interests me because everyone at some point will be in one of these
positions and I feel it
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