Introduction to the American Legal System

Introduction to the American Legal System

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"An Introduction to the American Legal System" is ideal for undergraduate students in legal studies, political science, criminal justice, pre-law, and sociology programs, paralegal programs, as well as for anyone with an interest in the historical and contemporary approaches to law in America.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 526 pages
  • 203.2 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 793.78g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • 0766827593
  • 9780766827592

Table of contents

Preface. Chapter 1: Development of American Law. Chapter 2: Structures of American Law. Chapter 3: Constitutional Law. Chapter 4: Criminal Law. Chapter 5: Torts. Chapter 6: Property Law. Chapter 7: Contracts and Business Law. Chapter 8: Family Law. Chapter 9: Civil Procedure, Evidence and the Appellate Process. Chapter 10: Criminal Procedure. Chapter 11: Legislation. Chapter 12: Administrative Law and Procedure. Appendix. Index. Table of Cases.show more

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Preface. Chapter 1: Development of American Law. Chapter 2: Structures of American Law. Chapter 3: Constitutional Law. Chapter 4: Criminal Law. Chapter 5: Torts. Chapter 6: Property Law. Chapter 7: Contracts and Business Law. Chapter 8: Family Law. Chapter 9: Civil Procedure, Evidence and the Appellate Process. Chapter 10: Criminal Procedure. Chapter 11: Legislation. Chapter 12: Administrative Law and Procedure. Appendix. Index. Table of Cases.show more

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