Pfander, Principles of Federal Jurisdiction (Thomson West 2006): a law student hornbook
; provides up-to-date explanations of the leading principles of federal jurisdiction.
(169) The Third Circuit refused to analyze the law of the particular state at issue, instead placing undue significance on Bestfoods and the Supreme Court's use of "hornbook
" corporate law principles.
Indeed, the "common law versus MPC" language is so pervasive among some hornbooks
and commercial outlines that it is nearly impossible to deprogram students from using that language even when the professor actively discourages students from carving up the landscape in this fashion.
Only a few illustrations, including 'Death and Doctor Hornbook
', 'The Vision' and 'Despondency' invoke the otherworldly, popular superstitions or melancholy, subjects that are absent from the majority of the engraved designs.
(44.) See HAZEN HORNBOOK
, supra note 3, at 195 (rev.
It is hornbook
law that prior statements of a witness that are consistent with his or her testimony are inadmissible unless they fit within a hearsay exception, (6) though one of the hornbooks
that states the rule also criticizes it.
At 400 pages of closely reasoned text, plus another 100 pages of discursive footnotes, The Upside-Down Constitution can hardly be considered light reading; and those who turn to it expecting either a black-letter-law hornbook
or a political tract for our times will be sorely disappointed.
In articulating the basic framework in which this care and restraint is applied in the exercise of our judicial powers, our Court has explained some basic hornbook
law on the law of nations--that is, customary international law (18)--that will reveal the challenges faced by any court in an ATS case.
I will call the world a School instituted for the purpose of teaching little children to read--I will call the human heart the horn Book used in that School--and I will call the Child able to read, the Soul made from that school and its hornbook
. Do you not see how necessary a World of Pains and troubles is to school an Intelligence and make it a soul?
For example, in a class reviewing colonial America, a student may present the potholder as a hornbook
to show what colonial students used for writing in one-room schoolhouses.
(173.) See Thomas Schoenbaum, ADMIRALTY AND MARITIME LAW 106 (hornbook
3d ed., West 2004).
(2) On these recruitment efforts, see George Milburn's The Hobo's Hornbook
(New York: Ives Washburn, 1930) 62-63.