American Law and the Legal System

American Law and the Legal System : Equal Justice under the Law

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This overview of the system of law and government in the United States is a revision of the successful "Equal Justice Under the Law", that provides the conceptual tools needed to prepare individuals for their roles as citizens, paralegals, lawyers, teachers, law enforcement agents, government employees, and judges. ALSO AVAILABLE INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDER Instructors Manual, ISBN: 0-7668-1741-5 COMING SOON West Paralegal Comprehensive CTB-2000-II, ISBN: 0-7668-1773-3
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Product details

  • Paperback | 408 pages
  • 218.44 x 276.86 x 20.32mm | 975.22g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • illustrations, 1 map
  • 0766817407
  • 9780766817401

Table of contents

Chapter 1:The Expanding Legal Profession. Chapter 2: Ideas That Have Shaped Our Law. Chapter 3: The Basic Structure of Our Federal System. Chapter 4: The Courts: Legal Reasoning and Research. Chapter 5: An Introduction to Family, Property, and Contract Law. Chapter 6: Initiating Legal Process in an Illustrative Civil Case. Chapter 7: Pretrial Process in Civil Cases. Chapter 8: Trial: Argument and Adjudication. Chapter 9: Evaluation of the Civil Process. Chapter 10: Introduction to Criminal Legal Process. Chapter 11: The Pretrial Process in Criminal Cases. Chapter12: A Murder Trial. Chapter 13: Evaluating the Criminal Process. Chapter 14: Administrative Due Process. Conclusion. Appendix A: The Constitution of the United States of America. Appendix B: Illustrative Cases in Law. Appendix C: Witness Statements. Glossary of Key Terms. Index.
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Chapter 1:The Expanding Legal Profession. Chapter 2: Ideas That Have Shaped Our Law. Chapter 3: The Basic Structure of Our Federal System. Chapter 4: The Courts: Legal Reasoning and Research. Chapter 5: An Introduction to Family, Property, and Contract Law. Chapter 6: Initiating Legal Process in an Illustrative Civil Case. Chapter 7: Pretrial Process in Civil Cases. Chapter 8: Trial: Argument and Adjudication. Chapter 9: Evaluation of the Civil Process. Chapter 10: Introduction to Criminal Legal Process. Chapter 11: The Pretrial Process in Criminal Cases. Chapter12: A Murder Trial. Chapter 13: Evaluating the Criminal Process. Chapter 14: Administrative Due Process. Conclusion. Appendix A: The Constitution of the United States of America. Appendix B: Illustrative Cases in Law. Appendix C: Witness Statements. Glossary of Key Terms. Index.
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