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    1. West Federal Taxation 2005 : Individual
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    2. International Building Code 2003
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    3. Land Development Handbook (Handbook)
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    4. Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent
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    5. Criminal Justice Today : An Introductory
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    6. West's Business Law with Online
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    7. Employment Law for Business
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    8. Business Law Today, Standard Edition
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    10. They Just Don't Get It : How Washington
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    11. Business Law, Fifth Edition
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    12. Supervision of Police Personnel
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    13. Black's Law Dictionary: Deluxe
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    14. Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration,
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    15. Getting to Maybe: How to Excel
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    16. Smith and Roberson's Business
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    17. Contemporary Business and E-Commerce
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    18. Evidence, Cases and Materials:
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    20. Business Law and the Legal Environment,

    1. West Federal Taxation 2005 : Individual Income Taxes
    by William H. Hoffman, James E. Smith, Eugene Willis
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    Asin: 0324207522
    Catlog: Book (2004-04-12)
    Publisher: South-Western College/West
    Sales Rank: 11110
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    Book Description

    West Federal Taxation: Individual Income Taxes, 2005 Edition continues to set the standard in introductory tax. Its Authors and editors stay on top of trends in both tax law and tax education, as a result, the 2005 Edition is thoroughly up-to-date, current in its thinking, and pedagogically advanced! No other text is as effective at helping users master the ever-changing Individual Tax Code. It provides accessible, comprehensive, and authoritative coverage of the relevant tax Code and regulations as they pertain to the individual taxpayer, as well as coverage of all major developments in federal taxation.It also adheres to the recommendations of the Accounting Education Change Commission (AECC) and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA). Visit the Product Website @ http://wft.swlearning.com ... Read more


    2. International Building Code 2003
    by International Code Council
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    Asin: 1892395568
    Catlog: Book (2003-02-16)
    Publisher: Thomson Delmar Learning
    Sales Rank: 5736
    Average Customer Review: 5 out of 5 stars
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    The 2003 International Building Code addresses the design and installation of building systems through requirements that emphasize performance.Fully compatible with all the International Codes, the 2003 edition provides up-to-date, comprehensive coverage that establishes minimum regulations for building systems using prescriptive- and performance-related provisions.Content is founded on broad-based principles that make possible the use of materials and building designs.Structural as well as fire- and life-safety provisions covering seismic, wind, accessibility, egress, occupancy, roofs, and more are included. ... Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars 49 states are now adopting this Code
    Better learn this code. Local codes are being swept away by one standard. Here is Colorado each town had its own test, amendments and licensing system. California is the only state, having revamped its code 2 years ago, to keep its system.
    I finish basements, often for homeowners who think they can do it. From Loveland, I can work any city without irate inspectors wondering why I don't know their specific requirements. Good book. ... Read more


    3. Land Development Handbook (Handbook)
    by The Dewberry Companies
    list price: $150.00
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    Asin: 0071375252
    Catlog: Book (2002-03-29)
    Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
    Sales Rank: 29523
    Average Customer Review: 4 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars very good all-around reference
    I primarily work as a structural-architectural engineer and am becoming more and more involved in civil-site work. This handbook is exactly what I was looking for in terms of something that would quickly get me "up to speed" in the fundamentals of civil-site design.
    Of course, no single book could (or should) be thought of as a substitute for the experience and mentoring received from seasoned professionals in a design office, but this one has enough technical explanation and details to get you going with confidence.
    I choose this one over the Colley book (reviewed both before making purchase) as Land Development Handbook has more of the technical info that engineers would seek.

    1-0 out of 5 stars Difficult to follow!
    I am in a class at Community College of Baltimore County and we are using this book at this time. Our whole class along with the Professor find this book to be very difficult to follow. The book constantly repeats itself making it extremely boring to read and is not fluent at all. They have examples that reference charts that are 3-5 pages apart from the problem being discussed the formulas you almost have to figure out for yourself how they are used and there are alot of typos.
    I recomend burning this book!!!!!!!

    5-0 out of 5 stars A Must Have Pub
    Ever since I purchased this publication I can't stop using it. Every civil engineer should have this as part of their reference library, regardless of your area of specialty. It provides macro to micro scale explanations of general processes, design applications, etc in a very readable format. More times than I can remember I have looked to this book for an answer or at least for some guidance and was throuroughly satisfied. No it is not a definitive reference for civil engineers but its' breadth and usability overshadows any technical shortcomings. If I had to have just one reference book for my area of practice (general civil), this would be it. Yeah, yeah, the "Standard Handbook for Civil Engineers" is a more definitive reference, but I usually find out what I need in this pub.

    ps - Almost everyone of my fellow employees that has used the book has purchased their own, find someone you know who has a copy and check it out for yourself.

    4-0 out of 5 stars Excellent, very thourough book
    This book covers it all. Although I've never used it for actual design, it covers quite a lot as far as verious issues you may encounter during design. It seems to be geared towards the East Coast. Highly recommended book.

    4-0 out of 5 stars A Book for the Project Engineer Engaged in Land Development
    This book is the first book that really reflects and addresses most of the "everyday" issues encountered in site design and land development. It has a practical application and includes most of the charts, tables and nomographs that are necessary to complete a given design procedure. It also provides very appropriate and helpful examples. ... Read more


    4. Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment
    by Linda Cocchiarella, Gunnar B. J. Andersson, Gunnar Andersson, American Medical Association
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    Asin: 1579470858
    Catlog: Book (2000-12-15)
    Publisher: American Medical Association
    Sales Rank: 44237
    Average Customer Review: 5 out of 5 stars
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    5-0 out of 5 stars A must for professionals in disability law and medicine
    The 5th Edition is the Rosetta Stone for evaluating permanent impairment. It is invaluable in workers' compensation, where many states, provinces and several countries either mandate its use or treat this work as an authorativie source of impairment evaluation. It may also come to have utility in ADA cases, especially with its emphasis on activities of daily living, and as a predicate to demonstrating the significance or insignificance of an impairment's effect on major life activities after Toyota vs Williams. The vision chapter represents the AMA's first major, published revision to the science and knowledge of eye impairments since the early 1900's.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Nice Charts
    Although my copy came with 10 pages of errata sheets stuck in the front of it (presumably cured in the 5th version), I still got a lot out of reading through this book. The descriptions of impairment are de regeur reading for coming up with convincing settlement demands for soft tissue injuries. Someone's shoulder hurts? How do you say they have lost 20% of their upper body use as a result? Why not 90% of one finger, 50% of one hand, and 80% of one arm? Multiple impairments like these can be descriptively segmented to more fully elaborate what a patient is feeling, and how they are limited in daily activities. Both the plaintiff bar and the insurance community are well-served by this book. As for the medical accuracy of it, I'll take the AMA's word for it. ... Read more


    5. Criminal Justice Today : An Introductory Text for the 21st Century (8th Edition)
    by Frank Schmalleger
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    Asin: 0131844938
    Catlog: Book (2004-02-23)
    Publisher: Prentice Hall
    Sales Rank: 317512
    Average Customer Review: 4 out of 5 stars
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    THE bestselling four-color book/multimedia package in the field, this introduction to criminal justice provides a realistic description of the American criminal justice system and how it works—police, courts, and corrections. Using a three-pronged thematic approach, it provides an intricately woven picture of contemporary American criminal justice, assumes a forward-looking perspective that recognizes the importance of individual rights, social order, multiculturalism, and high-technology as they affect the day-to-day practice of criminal justice, and gives serious emphasis to terrorism as a crime. Incorporates the most authoritative, reliable, and current information, statistics, and court cases, and provides citations to online criminal justice mega-sources that are constantly updated. Features a variety of issues-oriented, career, and “the future” boxes throughout. An accompanying simulations CD features real-life scenarios based on actual U.S. Supreme Court cases that enable readers to put themselves in the role(s) of police officer, judge, probation officer, legislator, and corrections official.What Is Criminal Justice? The Crime Picture. The Search for Causes. Criminal Law. Policing: History and Structure. Police Management. Policing: Legal Aspects. The Courts. The Courtroom Work Group and the Criminal Trial. Sentencing. Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections. Prisons and Jails. Prison Life. Juvenile Justice. Drugs and Crime. Multinational Criminal Justice. The Future of Criminal Justice.For those in law enforcement, the court system, corrections, juvenile delinquency, probation, parole, and private security. ... Read more

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    4-0 out of 5 stars EXCELLENT INTRODUCTION
    Relatively up to date (September 11 and law enforcement reactions, USA PATRIOT Act, etc.), and very informative, this textbook provides an excellent survey of the Criminal Justice System. The prose is streamlined, clear, and somewhat non-biased. Minor corrections may need to be made (e.g. the textbook states that the majority of female sexual assault victims do not know their attacker. . .), but these flaws are minor for a textbook of this scope. The book is extensively source documented, making it perfect for anyone interested in expanding their knowledge of the Criminal Justice System. The CD-ROM and online tools are comprehensive, and give the reader/student a more intimate view of the author's vision.

    4-0 out of 5 stars Criminal Justice.
    This is the best book I have read on Criminal Justice. It is fun to read and easy to enjoy. I advise anybody that is interested on the field of criminal justice to begin with this book. ... Read more


    6. West's Business Law with Online Research Guide (West's Business Law)
    by Kenneth W. Clarkson, Roger LeRoy Miller, Gaylord A. Jentz, Frank B. Cross
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    Asin: 0324152825
    Catlog: Book (2003-02-24)
    Publisher: South-Western College/West
    Sales Rank: 12372
    Average Customer Review: 4.17 out of 5 stars
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    This text is used at more colleges and universities than any other business law text. With the perfect balance of tradition and innovation, this benchmark text brings to life the functions and inner-workings of business law in the real world. Rich with classic and modern cases, West's Business Law is the ideal text for students entering virtually any field of business. By combining this market leading text with a complete supplements and technology package, this is the one clear choice in business law courses. ... Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars Wonderful text that is very readible
    Some texts can be so completely dry, and this one has the potential to be so. Yet this book reads easily, and is kind enough to emphasize much of the text with highlights, boldings, and other wonderful devices to help draw your attention to important details. This book also has a fantastic variety of cases to point out certain aspects of the law. I would definately recommend this one if you are studing the law!

    5-0 out of 5 stars Fine textbook and great home reference
    This book is even better than the excellent business law textbook I used (but no longer have) in college in the late 1960's. It has all the utilitarian features necessary for a textbook but likewise has enough depth and user-friendliness for a home reference tome.

    The only significant criticism I can offer is that, for a book in this very high price range, it should have a more durable binding. It does have full cloth-covered hardback covers *but* the page section is only "perfect-bound" (i.e., pages held together merely with glue) rather than having a sewn binding. It seems to me that a ... book should have a sewn binding! I've noticed how most books classified as "textbooks" have such very high prices yet have rather cheap bindings. It's no wonder a college education costs a small fortune these days--- the textbook price alone is enough to drive one into penury, and even then the book(s) will eventually fall apart under very heavy use.

    Anyhow, this book is wonderfully useful in its content and for that reason I recommend it highly.

    2-0 out of 5 stars It's difficult for self-studying person
    I am using several business law textbooks for my self-study.Comparing to others,this book is difficult to understand.The selection of the Cases differs from others which makes me confused.Structure of the content differs too.It's a complicated book to understand for a self-studying person.

    3-0 out of 5 stars Adequate for the undergraduate college student
    After 21 years of teaching, both in private college and law school, and as a 23-year legal practitioner, licensed in Hawaii and New York, I perhaps have too much technical knowledge of the law to pass judgment on a text meant clearly to cover, in an almost glib and obsessively-current fashion, virtually the entire spectrum of the law.

    That being said, the text is useful in plowing through the sometimes grandiloquent excesses of law terms and concepts in mostly plain English. Its major flaw is trying to accomplish too much with too little. The multitudinous case decisions are often so short as to reveal little of the policy reasoning behind the law, certainly a key to a would-be manager or businessman. Concepts, when explained, are often truncated, leaving students somewhat bewildered. Coverage of products liability is a case in point -- the question constantly arises: why hold a manufacturer liable without fault? There are correct answers given, to be sure, but they are not fully explained and college students often tend to look at fault rather than economic analysis when a product injures a consumer; the economic concept of strict products liability is hardly an intuitive one, but it is crucial to those students who enter into products manufacture and distribution.

    One also wonders why the constitution, criminal law, torts, and such are placed in a business law text. They have minimal relation to the real-world of business and there is just too much information already, even for 2 terms, to cover adequately. I would exclude or minimize these kinds of topics.

    Properly the authors have cut back on certain areas which in prior editions constititued perhaps 5+ chapters each. But this is the flip side of the coin. The book is at once too much and too little. At least in our college, this text is used for a course in business law for managers. I'm afraid it is not quite that. Managers need to know what to do when a legal problem, from sexual harassment allegations to a regulatory complaint, comes before them. There is precious little "how" to the practical question of "what do I do now?". In fact, there should be answers to that practical question in every chapter.

    There are far too many federal trial court opinions which, frankly, are so new and of so little legal weight (binding only in the particular district), that I wonder why they are included at all in text form, when they can be footnoted, if cited at all. Internet law and "cyberlaw" are cases in point. I realize this is an emerging area in the law, but precisely for that reason, these cases largely have no business being placed in text form until appellate courts have given us broader guidance.

    Perhaps I have been too harsh on the text. It is well-written, understandable, generally clear to the college student, and may well be the best general text for undergraduates. But I would like to see much more progress made in the areas I have discussed.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Awesome Law Textbook - Very Useful Out of School as Well
    West's Business Law is amazing for the student of business law. It presents complicated subject matter in a way that can be understood. After reading it, I felt "everyone should read this book," because it applies to so many situations we could face in everyday life. It provides a more in-depth and overall law presentation than most college text books. If you hunger for knowledge of the law (whether you want to be a lawyer or not), you will be filled by the material in West's Business Law. My husband has a business law class right now which uses another textbook and there is no comparison. I only regret that I lost my West's Business Law when I was moving, because it is one textbook I had wanted to keep forever. ... Read more


    7. Employment Law for Business
    by Dawn Bennett-Alexander, Laura Hartman
    list price: $126.75
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    Asin: 0072558210
    Catlog: Book (2003-04-04)
    Publisher: Irwin/McGraw-Hill
    Sales Rank: 66197
    Average Customer Review: 2.86 out of 5 stars
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    Bennett-Alexander and Hartman's, Employment Law for Business, 4/e, addresses law and employment decisions from a managerial perspective. It is intended to instruct students on how to manage effectively and efficiently with full comprehension of the legal ramifications of their decisions.Students are shown how to think and analyze employment law facts using concrete examples of management-related legal dilemmas without clear-cut solutions. The methods of arriving at resolutions are emphasized, so that when the facts of the workplace problem are not quite the same, the student can still reach a good decision based on the legal considerations required by law, which remain relevant. ... Read more

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    4-0 out of 5 stars Employment Law for business
    As an attorney, manager, and teacher of human resources professionals, I recommend this book. I found that thie information was thoroughly researched. I also appreciated that the legal information was presented in a business context so that managers who are not lawyers could understand the information and readily appy it to real life workplace problems.

    2-0 out of 5 stars Useful Book.
    This is an interesting,informative and useful book. I used it for school and it will be one book that I keep. Great case studies.

    2-0 out of 5 stars Employment Law
    I think the book is so liberal and it advocate large government. Freedom is not through following the forced laws like affirmative action, ADA, etc. but having a choice especially in employment. Employer should have the say on what they want and who they want to work and not work. The book pretty much tells you that this is the law and its good for you ,so follow or else.
    That is socialistic.
    We are giving more power to the government to tie us down with more laws and regulation. Their responsibility is to protect the citizens and not to do business. That's for the private sector.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Good book for in the class and in the office
    This book gives a good comprehensive look at the mountain of law and regulations encountering employees in both the public and private sector. The examples in the beginning of each chapter are very useful as well as the actual cases used to exemplify how the law has been applied to real-world situations.

    1-0 out of 5 stars So much for objectional literature
    The author of this book had a clear agenda, and made it very clear what her opinions were. I for one am tired of having liberal agenda's crammed down our throats no matter what school I attend. As for the material in the book, well she did a good job if putting every case in the world into one book, but there was no substance in between, just opinion, which I for one do not care for, expecially this politically correct one. ... Read more


    8. Business Law Today, Standard Edition
    by Roger LeRoy Miller, Gaylord A. Jentz
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    Asin: 0324120974
    Catlog: Book (2002-03-01)
    Publisher: South-Western College/West
    Sales Rank: 91354
    Average Customer Review: 5 out of 5 stars
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    Book Description

    Business Law Today, Standard Edition is an accessible law text with high interest and exceptional visual appeal. This is a book that professors like, while students appreciate its thorough, dynamic coverage of traditional business law topics and summarized cases. This text meets the AACSB curriculum requirements. ... Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars Not Only For Students
    I am using this textbook in several of my classes, and let me just say- it has everything I could have hoped for. The chapters are laid out well, many cases are cited, and the student is given actual cases to figure out, with the citations given at the end so he can find the actual outcome. I've found this to be among the best textbooks. It is so good, in fact that I've reccomended it to several of my friends who are going into business for themselves. This covers nearly everything they'll need to know regarding contracts, secured transactions, warranties, etc.
    Love the law!

    5-0 out of 5 stars Business Law Today by Jentz et al.
    This is an excellent text. It incorporates the law, as well as
    legal research methodologies. For instance, a standard chapter
    contains an outline, common law sources,constitutional,
    statutory and administrative laws/rule-making. The work cites
    computerized legal research in WESTLAW and LEXIS. Relevant
    international legal citations are listed. The applicable
    United States Code is cited by Title and specific paragraph.
    In some cases, individual state legal codes are cited. There
    are exhaustic sets of historical and statutory notes, cross
    references and federal practice notes. Each chapter has a
    comprehensive case study with a brief synopsis, cited case
    and final disposition. There are teaching suggestions at the
    end of the instructor's manual together with discussion
    questions, research assignments and an explanation of footnotes.
    In addition, there is an exhaustive section on essay question
    answers.

    Here is a model answer:
    Stare decisis is a doctrine that prescribes following earlier
    judicial decisions in deciding a current case if the facts and
    questions are similar. Courts attempt to be consistent with their
    own prior decisions and with the decisions of courts superior
    to them. Stare decisis is important because part of the function
    of law is to maintain stability. If the application of the law
    was unpredictable, there would be no consistent rules to follow
    and no stability.

    The volume has detailed coverage of the following areas:
    o Business Ethics o Int'l Business Law
    o Employee Rights o Employment law
    o Occupational safety o Accounting and the law
    o Securities o Mergers and acquisitions
    o Insurance o Real Estate
    o Financial institutions o Unfair competition
    o Advertising o Environmental law
    o Health Care o Sports and entertainment
    o Hospitality management o Communications
    o Government contracts o Legal representation of business

    There are significant software support systems; namely,
    o Legal Clerk Research Software System
    o Computerized Instructor's Manual
    o Computerized Questions/Answers
    o Case problems on diskette
    o CD
    o Lecture Builder Software
    o Westest
    o A Classroom Management System
    o WESTrain
    o Transparency Masters
    o Sample Moot Court and much much more

    This text is an excellent purchase for collegiate law students. ... Read more


    9. Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide
    by Carolyn Buppert
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    Asin: 0763733415
    Catlog: Book (2003-12-31)
    Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
    Sales Rank: 178498
    Average Customer Review: 3.75 out of 5 stars
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    Book Description

    Make no mistake about it. You need legal guidance and business solutions specifically for NPs—not RNs, PAs, or physicians. Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide, Second Edition focuses specifically and in-depth on the legal and business issues that NPs face, and provides comprehensive, state by state coverage of the Nurse Practitioner's scope of practice and state regulations.The second edition to this best seller also covers:

    Federal regulations; Prescription and hospital privileges; Negligence and malpractice; Risk management;and Owning your own practice. Written by a nurse practitioner who is also a practicing attorney, this book provides the unique point of view of an author who knows what legal and business problems arise on a daily basis. Buppert draws her knowledge from the law, actual legal cases, and her own personal experience in starting and operating her business and assisting NPs in setting up their own practices. This second edition will serve as an excellent reference for practicing nurse practitioners and those planning to set up their own practice, and also as an excellent text for graduate nursing programs. ... Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars 2nd edition
    I found Carolyn Buppert's second edition of Business Practice and Legal Guide to be very helpful. The additional chapters are useful for my practice and for research on a state wide level. I would recommend this book to nurse practitioners and students of the profession. It is proving to be a valuable resource for improving NP practice in Alabama. Be sure to get the second edition (2003/2004)as the first was published in 1995.

    1-0 out of 5 stars Information is outdated
    As a grad student interested in starting my own practice upon graduation, I found this book to be useless. It has been reprinted by another publishing company and its original copyright date is 1999. Between then and now - 2004 - a lot of things have changed. Therefore, I would recommend that anyone who requires current information should look elsewhere. This is a very expensive book as is not helpful at all!!!

    5-0 out of 5 stars Excellent resource for any nurse practitioner
    I had the pleasure of reading this book while finishing my last year in nurse practitioner school.

    Ms. Buppert is a master in defining how to negotiate business contracts.

    I met the author at a nurse practioner conference in Nashville Tn and she was very down to earth and truly magnificent in her knowledge of laws affecting nurse practioners.

    I highly recommend this book.

    4-0 out of 5 stars Informative, helpful
    This book is a great way to access state-by-state information related to NP practice. I do recommend that readers not solely rely on its information. They should still contact each state's board of nursing. I found discrepancies between Ms. Buppert's requirements for practice in Ohio and actual law.

    Overall, I highly recommend this book to both NP students and clinicians. ... Read more


    10. They Just Don't Get It : How Washington Is Still Compromising Your Safety--and What You Can Do About It
    by David Hunt
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    Asin: 140009741X
    Catlog: Book (2005-04-12)
    Publisher: Crown Forum
    Sales Rank: 330
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    11. Business Law, Fifth Edition
    by Henry R. Cheeseman
    list price: $140.00
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    Asin: 0131009419
    Catlog: Book (2003-02-24)
    Publisher: Prentice Hall
    Sales Rank: 86777
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    12. Supervision of Police Personnel (6th Edition)
    by Nathan F. Iannone, Marvin P. Iannone
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    Asin: 0136492290
    Catlog: Book (2000-05-18)
    Publisher: Prentice Hall
    Sales Rank: 12970
    Average Customer Review: 3.31 out of 5 stars
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    This book offers complete coverage for leadership training of supervisors in law enforcement and allied fields. The relationships involved in individual and group management methods and the practical techniques for carrying out the various responsibilities of the supervisor are explored. Everyday problems faced by the police supervisor in interpersonal, operational, and administrative relationships with subordinates are also covered in detail.Chapter topics include the supervisor's role, and function in organization, administration, and management; leadership, supervision, and command presence; interpersonal communications; principles of interviewing; psychological aspects of supervision; employee dissatisfaction, grievances, and complaints; discipline principles, policies, and practices; tactical development of field forces; and conference leading. For the training of managerial and supervisory personnel in police departments and law enforcement agencies. ... Read more

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    2-0 out of 5 stars Iannone ranks #1 on list of police stressors.
    Ugh! This book is awful. I also don't know anyone else who feels differently. It is required reading for Lt/Sgt. exams even though there are usually only a few questions related to the material. I think whoever writes the exams that way after requiring this book must be a sadist who hates cops. Or maybe is just concerned about insomnia from rotating shifts because this book can put you to sleep in a half a page. Who needs a doctor? Just read Iannone. I am sure there must be some very good factual or theoretical information in the book - otherwise it wouldn't be as well known as it is. (I sure hope so and its not simply that Iannone married the sister of some official who has sway over these things. Gotta love law enforcement.) Then again, there are also things in the book that are impractical at best. I can't tell you how to score high on the exam and it doesn't matter because a high score doesn't mean you will be a good supervisor and that is what is most important - will your cops follow you - happily? Read Iannone but start studying profiles in great leaders and look within your own department to those supervisors who hold the respect and confidence of the cops and just as you did while a rookie, cultivate these examples and merge your own style into them. Look to present leadership but don't fashion yourself as a clone - so much of the success of our work depends on our authenticity as people, try to be someone else and everyone will detect that immediately. #1 rule of success and safety - have an unwavering respect for yourself and unwavering belief in yourself. So, I think that Ianonne should grab a successful writer and let them form the concepts into sentences. Then we would have the best of him without the droning. But if they have to pay this person - what would the price go to then? Good luck on the test. Stay safe.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Finally made it
    Can't believe some of the comments on this book. This book was great but you must get the HLC Study Guide for it. I took the Sergeant's test 3 times before I score well (93)and got my stripes. The study guide made all the difference. It puts all the material in the book into your memory banks so it all makes sense at test time. Do yourself a favor, and get the study guide to go with this book.(I'am currently re-reading this book and guide for the Lieutenants test in the morning). GOOD LUCK

    2-0 out of 5 stars Cliffs notes
    Any one who has to read this book for a class or promotional exam; please call the Cliffs Notes company and ask them to write a Cliffs notes booklet for this book. The authors should take their own advice found on pg 83 and avoid aimlessness in the book.

    3-0 out of 5 stars Good... But not that good
    This book is yet another one in the annals and the pursuit of spending an inordinate of of money for promotion. It is definetely full of information. However, it is hard to read and seems to possess a never ending amount of run-on sentences. It is not black and white, as a promotional book should be.
    The book is put together better than its predecessor and is somewhat easier to read. I would suggest purchasing the study guide that is available. It will more than prepare you for a test that includes this book as part of the reading list.
    Good Luck and always remember where you came from, once you get promoted!!

    1-0 out of 5 stars Just a horribly boring book.....
    The author takes a 100 page book and turns it into a 350 page novel. Most of the information given is dry and oversimplified. The author constantly rehashes everything he can to make the book longer than it needs to be. As a long time supervisor, there was nothing at all I gained in knowledge that applies to the job. Urge your Chief or civil service board to NOT use this book on any supervision test. ... Read more


    13. Black's Law Dictionary: Deluxe Thumb-Index (Black's Law Dictionary)
    by Bryan Garner, Bryan A. Garner
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    Asin: 0314152342
    Catlog: Book (2004-07-30)
    Publisher: West Group Publishing
    Sales Rank: 19476
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    This deluxe edition has more than 43,000 definitions, plus almost 3,000 quotations. Alternative spellings or equivalent terms and expressions are provided for more than 5,300 terms and senses, serving a thesaurus-like function. The extensive appendix on legal abbreviations is a major addition. It’s the first time such a comprehensive guide has been included in a modern law dictionary, and is an invaluable aid to the legal researcher. ... Read more


    14. Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration, Ninth Edition
    by George Pozgar
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    Asin: 076373182X
    Catlog: Book (2004-09-25)
    Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc.
    Sales Rank: 91335
    Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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    The Ninth Edition of this book continues to provide students with a strong foundation in health care law and an overview of practical ways to improve the quality and safe delivery of healthcare. ... Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars Review of Law in Medicine
    Pozgar's book is organized by legal topic and cites relevant case law in all instances. It is an excellent overview of American law as it applies to the health care practitioner or organization. He has taken a topic that it difficult to communicate and made it very enjoyable reading. Students will find it much easier reading than most graduate level texts.

    4-0 out of 5 stars Great information for those new to health care law.
    This book was very useful to me. I am a health information management student planning to enter a graduate health administration program. I took the class and this particular book was the text. Our instructor is a lawyer and runs risk management at our university hospital. The text further explained basic legal priciples and related them to health care. The text is easy to read and gives several references to actual documents. ... Read more


    15. Getting to Maybe: How to Excel on Law School Exams
    by Richard Michael Fischl, Jeremy Paul, Jeremy R. Paul
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    Asin: 0890897603
    Catlog: Book (1999-06-01)
    Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
    Sales Rank: 42417
    Average Customer Review: 4.52 out of 5 stars
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    Professors Fischl and Paul explain law school exams in ways no one has before, all with an eye toward improving the reader's performance. The book begins by describing the difference between educational cultures that praise students for "right answers," and the law school culture that rewards nuanced analysis of ambiguous situations in which more than one approach may be correct. Enormous care is devoted to explaining precisely how and why legal analysis frequently produces such perplexing situations.

    But the authors don't stop with mere description. Instead, Getting to Maybe teaches how to excel on law school exams by showing the reader how legal analysis can be brought to bear on examination problems. The book contains hints on studying and preparation that go well beyond conventional advice. The authors also illustrate how to argue both sides of a legal issue without appearing wishy-washy or indecisive. Above all, the book explains why exam questions may generate feelings of uncertainty or doubt about correct legal outcomes and how the student can turn these feelings to his or her advantage.

    In sum, although the authors believe that no exam guide can substitute for a firm grasp of substantive material, readers who devote the necessary time to learning the law will find this book an invaluable guide to translating learning into better exam performance. ... Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars Wonderful book on law school test taking and legal thinking
    What most surprised me about this book was that I found it fascinating reading. It is doubtless extremely helpful for anyone facing a law school exam, particularly in the first year, but it is equally valuable, perhaps more valuable, for anyone CONSIDERING GOING TO LAW SCHOOL. I would be surprised if anyone reading this book didn't gain both an advantage on their law school exams and a better understanding of what the legal system is all about. I learned a lot.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Required Reading for All Law Students!!
    Getting to Maybe should be required reading on every law student's list! The authors take the mystery out of writing great law school exams. They tell you what the professor wants, and how to deliver that message. I wish I had had this book in law school. I spent the better part of 3 years wondering which coins the professors flipped to give grades. This book also is helpful for anyone taking a bar examination. The investment of $19.95 is a great deal!

    5-0 out of 5 stars The way to pass the law school exam.
    This book saved my law school carreer. law school tests are notoriously ambigous. There are no right answers. Unfortunatly, there seems to be no help for students. One of the proscribed methods is the IRAC method (when you get to school you will learn this and this is not the time to write about it). This book gives you a different way of acheving success in the test. The book does criticize IRAC and offers its own way of handling the testing questions. "Getting To Maybe" is written by law professors and who would know more about passing their tests as well as how a professor thinks? The book is a well written philosophy on the test and the mistakes. The authors spend a great deal of time explaining their philosophy and it is helpfull for the second half of the book. The book shows the common test question mistakes and how to fix them. The book also provides sample tests with sample answers and explanations of why they are good answers. This is the best part of the book, a side by side comparison of good and bad answers which makes this book invaluable. Highly reccommended.

    5-0 out of 5 stars A Blessing
    Who better to get advice on law exams from than two law professors, who also graduated at the top of Harvard Law's class? My grades have gone up and up since reading (and re-reading) this book. Anyone who goes to law school, especially where competition for grades is tight will benefit. The more you read it, the more you grasp the strategy. So don't get discouraged if you're a bit confused the first time. I'd recommend reading through this before you enter law school and at least once (maybe twice) a semester as you can squeeze in a few extra minutes. I've looked at every book about legal reasoning and taking law exams that I've been able to get my hands on and this book has the best system by far. It might not be the easiest system to understand (after all the easy road isn't always the best road in law school), but once you grasp it you'll be thankful.

    2-0 out of 5 stars Maybe may not be enough
    I gave this book two stars for its discussion on addressing policy issues on the exam--this was helpful, indeed. It also gives good tips and provides answers to frequently asked questions on how to prepare--but this is standard advice you'll hear in any law school. Does this book provide a concrete strategy on handling a law school exam? No. In sum, it describes what is wanted on an exam, but doesn't come close to adequately showing students how to get to this "maybe." You are on your own... ... Read more


    16. Smith and Roberson's Business Law
    by Richard A. Mann, Barry S. Roberts
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    Asin: 0324121849
    Catlog: Book (2002-07-11)
    Publisher: South-Western College/West
    Sales Rank: 86651
    Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars
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    This updated classic features a comprehensive, traditional, black-letter law presentation of business law topics. Also topics that reflect AACSB erquirements are covered, including all topics on the business law portion of the CPA exam. Its uniquely located end-of-chapter cases give excerpted facts and decisions to preserve the language of the court. ... Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars Business Law-Smith and Roberson
    This book is well-organized and written. It covers the major
    subject areas for the CPA exam thoroughly. There is more than
    adequate treatment in the areas of contract law, sales
    transactions, agency, partnerships, corporate formation and
    the minor subject areas of the CPA examination. There is good
    coverage of legal foundations with ample exercises to develop
    the legal concepts presented. This work should be retained for
    use as a reference guide. In addition, it is easy to read and understand.

    4-0 out of 5 stars Concise, and usually accurate, with good examples
    A good overview of US law. There are issues which are matters of opinion and not explained well enough (ex. ethics), and perhaps needn't be addressed at all in a law book. The examples and the references make it a worthy purchase overall. ... Read more


    17. Contemporary Business and E-Commerce Law: The Legal, Global, Digital and Ethical Environment (4th Edition)
    by Henry R. Cheeseman
    list price: $140.00
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    Asin: 013034852X
    Catlog: Book (2002-06-19)
    Publisher: Prentice Hall
    Sales Rank: 182541
    Average Customer Review: 3.5 out of 5 stars
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    This is the most modern business law and legal environment book available. Contemporary Business and E-Commerce Law, 4/e provides readers with the most extensive and cutting edge coverage of the emerging area of information technology and e-commerce law.The book showcases over 40 new U.S. Supreme Court Cases that have been decided during the past three years, plus over 120 traditional cases. An eight-part presentation covers the legal, e-commerce, and global environment; traditional and e-commerce contracts; e-commerce and information technology; commercial and internet transactions; employment and equal opportunity laws; domestic and multinational business; government regulation; and property and insurance.For entrepreneurs who want to start a business and investigate the legal issues unique to them, and others interested in business law. ... Read more

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    2-0 out of 5 stars slow delivery, broken and dirty book!
    The seller sold me a broken and dirty book which was claimed as a new one through a very slow shipping method.

    5-0 out of 5 stars An excellent book of Business Law
    I bought this book a week ago. I am a foreign-educated lawyer and I have decided to compare Business Law of my country with Business Law in USA (learned at the US colleges and universities). I was pleasently suprised and also very satisfied with this buy. I appreciate very much the complete coverage of business law topics - especially integration of ethics, social responsibility, economics, historic issues into the presentation of business law topics as well as international topics. The book is written using clear language without problems of understanding as well as for non-native English readers. It was a perfect idea to include TOTALAW CD-ROM which provides access to 30 updated acts and statutes. I appreciate it. I would say the book worth its price and I highly recommend it to everybody who is in any connection with business law. I thank the author for unbelievable excellent work on this third edition of Contemporary business law book. ... Read more


    18. Evidence, Cases and Materials: Cases and Materials (University Casebook Series)
    by Jon R. Waltz, Waltz, Roger C. Park, Roger Park
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    Asin: 1587785390
    Catlog: Book (2003-09-01)
    Publisher: Foundation Press
    Sales Rank: 13608
    Average Customer Review: 3 out of 5 stars
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    This law school casebook contains questions and hypotheticals on the complex law of evidence. It includes an essay to familiarize students with common courtroom objections, and reviews the Supreme Court's latest Confrontation Clause case, Lilly v. Virginia, (1999). The work contains an expanded section on scientific evidence, polygraph cases, expert testimony, and field sobriety tests. Other materials include discussion of prior convictions under Rules 413, 414, and 415, business duty rule, judicial findings as public records, impeachment of a hearsay declarant with specific acts evidence, and the application of Rule 703 to hearsay evidence of street value of drugs. ... Read more

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    3-0 out of 5 stars Difficult to understand
    Almost no notes or comments on compiled materials in the book. It is difficult to find keys to understand materials from this book without assistance from teachers or study guides. The materials themselves are instructive and interesting. The book becomes voluminous due to the appended rules and their notes. If one has a separate rule book, he/she has to spend more for the unnecessary appendix attached to this book. ... Read more


    19. National Electrical Code 2002 Handbook
    by NFPA
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    Asin: 087765462X
    Catlog: Book (2001-12-28)
    Publisher: Thomson Delmar Learning
    Sales Rank: 24827
    Average Customer Review: 5 out of 5 stars
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    Produced by the NFPA, the popular National Electrical Code® (NEC®) 2002 Handbook contains the complete text of the 2002 edition of the NEC® supplemented by helpful facts and figures, full-color illustrations, real-world examples and expert commentary.An essential reference for students and professionals, this Handbook is the equivalent of an annotated edition of the 2002 NEC® that offers insights into new and more difficult articles in order to guide users to success in interpreting and applying current Code requirements to all types of electrical installations. A valuable information resource for anyone involved in electrical design, installation and inspection, the NEC® 2002 Handbook is updated every three years and provides 100% of the information needed to "meet Code" and avoid costly errors. Delmar is pleased to make this one-of-a-kind reference - containing the most widely accepted and most frequently used criteria for electrical installations in the U.S. - available directly from us for our customers who work in and around the electrical trades. It may be used independently and makes an excellent companion to books in Delmar's best-selling electrical wiring series. ... Read more

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    5-0 out of 5 stars Makes me feel smarter!
    I am desk jockey who does electrical design work. I have little in-the-field electrical experience. I use the NEC codes frequently to make sure what I design is code-compliant. I have a copy of the standard 1999 NEC book and found many parts of it difficult to interpret. This new "handbook" version has answered all of the questions and uncertainties I had about the code. It has an illustration and explanation for just about every question I could think of. Even when I don't need a certain thing, I have found myself leafing through the book just to learn more.

    I would recommend this to anyone, but especially engineer types or those who are inexperienced. I feel much more confident about my job and I don't have to ask electricans those questions that make you feel stupid anymore. Even master electricians will appreciate the explanations of code changes from the 1999 version. Overall, I can't recommend this book more, well worth the $50 or so more than the standard NEC book.

    5-0 out of 5 stars Amazing.
    If you hang around with fellow homeowners, there's a lot of water cooler conversation about various things, including the electrical code. This book just nails everything you ever wondered about, everything you haven't yet wondered about, and a few thousand things that you'll never need to know. Want to install a subpanel? Want to figure what gauge of cable to use to supply it? Want to know how to calculate the in^3 fill of a box? How deep to bury an underground cable? How to use raceways? That information totals about 1/4 of 1% of the contents of this book. ... Read more


    20. Business Law and the Legal Environment, Standard
    by Jeffrey F. Beatty, Susan S. Samuelson
    list price: $146.95
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    Asin: 0324152876
    Catlog: Book (2003-07-31)
    Publisher: South-Western College/West
    Sales Rank: 190792
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    Business Law and the Legal Environment was written to convey the author's passion for an exciting and profoundly important discipline. This comprehensive text meets all AACSB curriculum standards and provides excellent CPA exam preparation. It is filled with the human conflict that can make a law book sparkle.It utilizes innovative, story-telling pedagogy, fascinating cases and business applications that are sure to create interest. Witness the difference in this business law text that is authoritative and accurate yet a pleasure to read. ... Read more


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