What’s New for May on PLI PLUS

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We add content to PLI PLUS every month to ensure our subscribers have access to the most up-to-date and relevant secondary source legal documents. Renowned legal experts regularly update our acclaimed Treatises, Course Handbooks, Answer Books, Transcripts and Forms to reflect recent changes and developments in the law.

Click here to see what we added in May!

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What’s New for April in PLI PLUS

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We add content to PLI PLUS every month to ensure our subscribers have access to the most up-to-date and relevant secondary source legal documents. Renowned legal experts regularly update our acclaimed Treatises, Course Handbooks, Answer Books, Transcripts and Forms to reflect recent changes and developments in the law.

Click here to see what we added in April.

New Answer Book! Transfer Pricing Answer Book

Transfer Pricing ABPLI’s Transfer Pricing Answer Book (2017 Edition) gives companies such guidance by discussing all aspects of transfer pricing, from initially planning a transfer pricing strategy, to alternative ways to defend the strategy from attack by two or more tax authorities, to resolving a case before competent authorities, to bringing a transfer pricing case to court.  The book’s non-technical discussion is presented in a question and answer format that will appeal to readers regardless of their prior level of experience or familiarity with taxes in general and transfer pricing in particular.

Transfer Pricing Answer Book is an invaluable resource for company executives and their advisors who are seeking to better understand this important area of tax law that has become such an important economic facet of so many businesses.

This essential new title is available on PLI PLUS, our online research database. If you’d like to order a print copy, please email libraryrelations@pli.edu or call 877-900-5291.

Happy National Library Week from PLI!

This Sunday marks the start of National Library Week. This year’s theme is, “Libraries Transform” again. You might have noticed a transformation at PLI as well. We redesigned PLI PLUS to give it an updated look and feel to compliment PLI’S new brand initiative. In addition, Discover PLUS became PLI PLUS.

The changes to the platform were cosmetic in nature and provide a cleaner user interface with the exact same functionality and content.

For an overview of the updated platform, take a look at our Getting Started Guide or view our video tutorial.

 

Trial Handbook (Spring 2017 Edition) Now Available!

Trial Handbook VOLUME 1_2_2017Trial Handbook (Spring 2017 Edition) is the one-stop resource you can trust in the planning, trial, and post-trial stages of litigation. Designed for quick reference in the courtroom, Trial Handbook is keyed to the Federal Rules of Evidence and focuses on the presentation of proof and the evidentiary problems faced by counsel.

Packed with practical checklists, charts, outlines, sample jury selection questions, Trial Handbook gives you the knowledge and tools to:

  • Develop solid trial briefs and strong case plans
  • Prepare lay and expert witnesses and organize your exhibits more effectively
  • Master voir dire to maximize your chances of getting the most sympathetic jurors
  • Make a clear record at trial to aid jurors’ understanding of your case
  • Build a rapport and your credibility with the jury throughout the trial
  • Use opening statements to put your cases, clients, and proof in the most favorable light
  • Give summations that blend evidence and issues to paint a thoroughly persuasive picture
  • Exploit discovery materials at trial to get an additional edge
  • Lay the proper foundation for various forms of evidence
  • Capitalize on the powerful probative impact of visual aids at trial
  • Apply proven direct examination and cross-examination techniques
  • Use pretrial, trial, and post-trial motions to gain strategic advantages
  • Draft clear, legally sound jury instructions that subtly sway judges

At the heart of Trial Handbook is its unique Evidence Guide, now also included as a laminated fold-out, which clearly explains the meaning, purpose, operation, and history of every rule, including how each rule applies to other cases and how leading cases construe a particular rule.

Volume 2, the Case Authority, includes thousands of case summaries of decisions under the rules, arming you with the latest evidentiary resources to help you prevail at trial.

This essential title is available on PLI PLUS, our online research database. If you’d like to order a print copy, please email libraryrelations@pli.edu or call 877-900-5291.

Federal Bail and Detention Handbook 2017 Now Available

Federal Bail & Detention 2017

 

Federal Bail and Detention Handbook 2017, written by the Honorable John L. Weinberg, provides judges and lawyers alike with quick, on-point answers to all aspects of federal bail and detention law. The Handbook provides legal professionals with a comprehensive guide to the Bail Reform Act of 1984, including relevant statutory language, legislative history and appellate case law. It analyzes each step of the process, including:

  • Requirements at the initial appearance
  • Factors the court considers in determining whether bail should be granted
  • What conditions may properly be attached to a release on bail
  • Proper procedures to be taken when there is a failure to appear
  • How to appeal orders of release and detention
  • The Handbook’s Table of Cases lists every federal appellate decision of significant precedential value that interprets or applies the Act.

Designed as a practical tool to be used both in court and the office, Federal Bail and Detention Handbook 2017 includes “Practice Pointers,” designed by Judge Weinberg to provide defense counsel and Assistant U.S. Attorneys with strategic suggestions for dealing with the Act. In addition to the sample orders and motions included in the Handbook, the 2017 edition includes, in Appendix III, a comprehensive collection of the official, nationally recommended forms relating to release and detention.

This essential title is available on PLI PLUS, our online research database.  If you’d like to order a print copy, please email (to embed libraryrelations@pli.edu) or call (877-900-5291)

Library Ledger, March 2017, Volume 5, Issue 1

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The latest edition of the Library Ledger is now available!

In this edition, we review the new look and feel of PLI PLUS and dive into our content on immigration and refugee law. We also highlight our recent and upcoming travels in the letter from Library Relations Manager, Christina Davis.

Looking for an older edition? The complete archive of The Library Ledger is available here.