American Law and Legal Systems

American Law and Legal Systems

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For undergraduate-level courses in Introduction to Law and Constitutional Law, in Departments of Political Science, Criminal Justice, and Business.This text presents a clear examination of the philosophy of law within a political, social, and economic framework. Coverage introduces readers to operative legal concepts, everyday law practices, substantive procedures, and the intricacies of the American legal system. Eliminating confusing legalese, the authors skillfully explain the basics--from how a lawsuit is filed to the final appeal--and review English legal roots.show more

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  • Paperback | 356 pages
  • 151.9 x 226.3 x 16.8mm | 497.65g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Prentice-Hall
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0130833363
  • 9780130833365

Table of contents

1. Introduction. 2. History and the Law. 3. Court Organization. 4. Procedure and Evidence. 5. Limitations. 6. Constitutional Law. 7. Criminal Law. 8. Administrative Law. 9. Environmental Law. 10. Torts. 11. Contracts. 12. Property. 13. Conclusion. Appendix: Legal Research. Glossary. Index.show more

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