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Transactional Practice Series: Suzanne T. Carson Case File

The Transactional Practice Series is designed to help the beginning associate learn lawyering skills not often taught in a typical law school course. Knauer uses the traditional concepts of trusts, estates and professional responsibility combined with hands-on exercises involving client counseling and drafting legal documents.
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The Transactional Practice Series is designed to help the beginning associate learn lawyering skills not often taught in a typical law school course. Knauer uses the traditional concepts of trusts, estates and professional responsibility combined with hands-on exercises involving client counseling and drafting legal documents. The Transactional Practice Series provides a real-world perspective not available when analyzing transactions summarized in casebooks. Each book in the series includes client files, skills exercises and written assignments.

Suzanne T. Carson - Planning for Incapacity

This book addresses the legal issues facing a woman dying of AIDS who needs an estate plan to provide for her daughter and to protect herself in health care decisions.

Law professors may request the teaching notes for this publication by emailing ReviewCopy@lexisnexis.com.

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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS


PREFACE


HOWTO USE THE TRANSACTIONAL PRACTICE SERIES


The Client File

Simulated Skills Exercises

Written Assignments


THE CLIENT FILE -- SUZANNE T. CARSON

Assigning Memorandum

Brief Description

Discussion Points and Problems

Assignment 1

Assignment 2

Assignment 3

Letter from Executive Director of AIDSFight

Client Profile


FORM FILE

Advance Directive for Health Care

Living Will

Hospital Visitation Authorization

Will

Durable Power of Attorney


BACKGROUND READING

"When AIDS Hits Home," Harvard Health Letter 1994

"AIDS Orphans, a Growing Epidemic in America," Arizona Republic, Aug. 22, 1983

"Court Weighs Required Pro Bono: Nevada Petitions for 20 Mandatory Hours" 81 ABA Journal 24 (Feb. 1995)

"A Competition to Do Good: Big Firms are Getting into Pro Bono for Business, Recruiting Reasons" 81 ABA Journal 99 (Oct. 1995)

"More Learn of a Practice Long Hidden; Death & the Doctor's Hand," The Boston Globe, April 26, 1994

"Concerns Grow That Doctor-Assisted Suicide Would Leave the Powerless Vulnerable," The New York Times, Oct. 20, 1996

"Many Say Doctors Aren't Living up to Expectations of Living Will Law," American Medical News, May 17, 1993


CASES

In re Matter of Steven L. v. Dawn J.

Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Department of Health

In re Guardianship of Sharon Kowalski, Ward

In re Guardianship of Sharon Kowalski, Ward

In the Matter of the Estate of Conrad Peters, Deceased

In the Matter of the Estate of Henry H. Weber, Deceased


STATUTES

Selected New Jersey Statutes re: Guardianship

Selected California Statutes re: Guardianship