The many recent sophisticated cyber threats—from hacktivists and empowered insiders to organized criminals and state-sponsored cyber attacks—means that the task of managing cyber risks, once the near-exclusive realm of IT professionals, is now also borne by attorneys, senior executives, and directors. PLI’s new Cybersecurity: A Practical Guide to the Law of Cyber Riskprovides the practical steps that can be taken to help your clients understand and mitigate today’s cyber risk and to build the most resilient response capabilities possible.
This new 2013 edition of Employment Law Yearbook covers the most important issues facing today’s employers and employment law practitioners. In this tight employment market and amid the rapidly changing global economy, it is imperative that employers and employment law practitioners understand the legal implications of a wide range of workplace actions.
Authored by Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP’s Global Employment Law Practice Group, a nationally recognized leader in this field, Employment Law Yearbook 2013 revises the 2012 edition and provides a review of current developments in the law, including case decisions, statutes, and other events of interest to employers in the past year, as well as practical steps employers can take to minimize their risks and comply with the law.
Revised annually, Employment Law Yearbook 2013 is an essential reference for in-house and outside corporate attorneys, human resource professionals, attorneys representing employees in lawsuits, and employees involved in lawsuits.
“A valuable reference tool that should be a part of every litigator’s library.” — New York Law Journal
PLI’sTrial Handbook is the one-stop resource you can trust in the planning, trial and post-trial stages of litigation – now in an all-new format designed for ease of use both in your office and in the courtroom. Designed for quick reference at trial, the Handbookis 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, and sample jury selection questions, Trial Handbookgives 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
Included with the 2012 edition is a laminated fold-out Federal Rules of Evidence at a Glance, which is designed to be used as an easy reference during the trial.
At the heart of Trial Handbookis its unique Evidence Guide, 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.
Did you know that May 1st is Law Day? This year’s theme is “No Courts, No Justice, No Freedom”, which according to the American Bar Association, “underscores the importance of the courts and their role in ensuring access to justice for all Americans.”
To celebrate, PLI is offering 35% off all of our publications, including treatises, course handbooks, and answer books. Click here make a purchase or contact PLI’s Library Relations Department by email (firstname.lastname@example.org).