Introduction to Law and the Legal System

Author: Frank August Schubert

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305143027

Category: Political Science

Page: 640

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INTRODUCTION TO LAW AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM provides an overview of law and the American legal system, using cases to support the major functions of U.S. law. Suitable for a variety of departments and courses, this text is known for its broad coverage, flexible organization, and use of cases to explain legal concepts. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Introduction to Law and the Legal System

Author: Frank A. Schubert

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division

ISBN: 9780618770908

Category: Law

Page: 736

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Introduction to Law and the Legal System provides an overview of law and the American legal system, using a variety of cases to support the major functions of U.S. law. Suitable for a variety of departments and courses, this text is known for its broad coverage and introductory level, flexible organization, and use of cases to explain legal concepts.

Introduction to the Law and Legal System of the United States

Author: William Burnham

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

ISBN: 9781634602075

Category:

Page: 993

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This text provides an introduction to U.S. law. It is intended for law students, lawyers, and legal scholars from foreign countries; U.S. non-law graduate and undergraduate college students; and anyone else who seeks a "big picture" of the law and legal system, including U.S. law students. Not a casebook, it explains the major substantive areas of the law in narrative form and includes citations to cases and sources for additional detail. In addition, the book has chapters on the essential basic history and governmental structure necessary to understand the legal system; the legal profession; the theory and practice of the adversary system of justice; and statutory interpretation and caselaw reasoning.

An Introduction to the American Legal System

Author: John M. Scheb

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780766827592

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 472

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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.

An Introduction to the American Legal System, Government, and Constitutional Law

Author: Diane S. Kaplan

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454870958

Category: Political Science

Page: 304

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This new coursebook introduces students to the relationship among the American constitutional, governmental, and legal systems. With a clear and concise presentation, this book explores historical and contemporary events, judicial opinions, and constitutional provisions that demonstrate how the three systems accommodate social progress in an ever-changing and highly diverse nation. Perfect for LLM courses or even undergraduate classes, this book aims to teach students how to understand constitutional doctrines, brief judicial opinions, and how American history affects contemporary legal issues. Features: Clear and concise presentation and logical organization of material making it an excellent introductory book to the American legal system Inclusion of modern cases on relevant topics, such as same-sex marriage, legalization of marijuana, and homicidal laws affecting juveniles Chapter questions that facilitate basic legal analysis through hypotheticals, opinion briefing, and application of constitutional provisions Inclusion of important historical and political events, such as lawsuits brought against Presidents, congressional impeachment powers, the Electoral College System, the Supreme Court s resolution of voting issues, the Civil War and post Civil War constitutional amendments, the Civil Rights movement, presidential and congressional war powers, and Supreme Court opinions about Guantanamo Bay detainees

The Spanish Legal Tradition

An Introduction to the Spanish Law and Legal System

Author: Charlotte Villiers

Publisher: Dartmouth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9781855218529

Category: Law

Page: 164

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The legal processes are also explored, along with a consideration of Spain's relationship with the ECU and how EC law has affected the Spanish national laws.

Introduction to the English Legal System 2018-19

Author: Martin Partington

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198818866

Category: Law

Page: 360

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Introduction to the English Legal System is the ideal foundation for those coming new to the study of law. Writing in a highly engaging and accessible style, Martin Partington introduces the purposes and functions of English law, the law-making process, and the machinery of justice, while also challenging assumptions and exploring current debates. Consolidating over 40 years' experience in the law, Martin Partington examines beliefs about the English legal system, and encourages students to question how far it meets the growing demands placed on it. Incorporating all the latest developments, this concise introduction brings law and the legal system to life. Online resources: This book is accompanied by online resources, including: questions for reflection and discussion; multiple choice questions; a glossary; further reading materials; web links; and a link to Martin Partington's blog, which covers his views on key developments in the English justice system.

Law and Justice

An Introduction to the American Legal System

Author: Howard Abadinsky

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780132328630

Category: Law

Page: 464

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Law and Justice: An Introduction to the American Legal System, Sixth Edition offers a thorough examination of the system of justice used in the United States: civil and criminal, juvenile, and therapeutic. This new edition continues its critical review of the legal system and examines issues such as the conflict between the legal system's need for predictability and the desire for flexibility; the pros and cons of therapeutic jurisprudence and restorative justice; the issues involved with medical malpractice and more! Provides a comprehensive look at the justice system from various perspectives. Discusses many aspects of law and judicial process such as: the role of natural law, statutory law, legal reasoning, case law, legal education, the legal profession, the court systems, the appellate court process, the constitution, judges, prosecutors, criminal defense attorneys etc. Ideal for anyone interested in the American Legal System.

American Law and the Legal System

Equal Justice Under the Law

Author: Thomas R. Van Dervort

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780766817401

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 386

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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 AVAILABLEINSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDERInstructor’s Manual, ISBN: 0-7668-1741-5COMING SOONWest Paralegal Comprehensive CTB-2000-II, ISBN: 0-7668-1773-3

Law and the Legal System

An Introduction to Law and Legal Studies in the United States

Author: Thomas R. Van Dervort,David L. Hudson

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business

ISBN: 9780735508705

Category: Law

Page: 614

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Designed to teach the basics needed to prepare students for any role in the legal system, Law and the Legal System engages students through the use of examples and practical applications of legal principles. Whether they are interested in pursuing legal careers as lawyers or paralegals, or political science careers, or criminal justice interests, students are provided a basic understanding of the law and how to find it. Mock trial experiences are encouraged, and each chapter involves the student in exercises that review understanding of legal terms and concepts. Six cases in an appendix illustrate basic concepts, and hypothetical cases showcase the inner workings of the judicial system in both criminal and civil cases. Internet sources, key terms, case excerpts, research assignments, review exercises and discussion questions help students reinforce the key concepts in each chapter, and suggested activities engage students in discovery projects. Thoroughly updated, the revised Third Edition expands coverage with new chapters on Legal Research and Writing, Tort Law, Contract Law, Family Law, Employment Law, and Equal Protection Law. Careful updating of information throughout the book includes refreshed Internet references to the text. Hallmark features of An Introduction to Law and Legal Studies in the United States: Solid overview of the system of law and government Readability, accessibility Provides the basics for any role in the legal system lawyer or paralegal career political science or criminal justice work Practical applications to engage students with legal principles mock trial experiences encouraged chapter exercises review legal terms and concepts activities engage students in discovery projects Five part structure, comprehensive coverage Basic Legal Concepts Substantive Civil Law Civil Law Procedure Criminal Law Procedure Administrative Due Process Six cases illustrate major basic concepts Explains difficult legal concepts in a reader-friendly format Hypothetical cases reveal workings of judicial system in both criminal and civil cases Differentiates civil, criminal, and administrative due process Discusses history as well as contemporary state of law and current controversies Pedagogically rich Internet sources key terms case excerpts research assignments review exercises discussion questions Thoroughly updated, the revised Third Edition presents: New chapters Legal Research and Writing Tort Law Contract Law Family Law Employment Law Equal Protection Law Updated Internet references New material, brought completely up-to-date

مقدمه اى بر نظام حقوقی جمهوری اسلامی ایران و جایگاه حقوق بشر در آن

Author: Adineh Abghari

Publisher: BIICL

ISBN: 9781905221370

Category: Law

Page: 286

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From 2005 to 2008, the British Institute of International and Comparative Law has been conducting a comprehensive project on human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran. The project's focus is to promote human rights as a central part of the dialogue in which the European Union and Iran have been engaged since 2002. This publication is one of the outputs of that project, designed as a practical guide and reference book for foreign jurists and human rights defenders. It deals with Iran's legal system and its internal safeguards for human rights. This book covers the political structure of Iran, the history of the judiciary in Iran, the sources and nature of Iranian law, and the internal safeguards for fundamental freedoms and rights.

Algebra and Trigonometry with Analytic Geometry

Author: Frank A. Schubert

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780618356294

Category: Law

Page: 160

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The Student Study Guide includes Chapter Overviews, Key Topics, and Summaries of Court Cases. Each Chapter ends with a series of Review Questions that test comprehension and critical-thinking skills.

Introduction to Crime, Law and Justice in Hong Kong

Author: Mark S. Gaylord,Danny Gittings,Harold Traver

Publisher: Hong Kong University Press

ISBN: 9622099785

Category: Law

Page: 272

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An essential text for anyone interested in crime, law and justice in Hong Kong, this book offers the only comprehensive survey of all the major parts of Hong Kong's criminal justice system. It also provides an introduction to some key areas of the Hong Kong legal system, including the judiciary, criminal law and legal assistance. The book will appeal not only to social and political science students but also those studying for a number of law courses.

A Really Basic Introduction to English Law and the English Legal System

Author: Michael A. Lambarth

Publisher: CreateSpace

ISBN: 9781502915214

Category: Law

Page: 96

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This is a great starter book for those who are new to the subject of English law. Are you starting any kind of course of study in law or a related subject? Maybe you have always had an interest in law and just want an accessible book to start you off. Perhaps you have a friend or relative who is studying law and you want to see what they are learning about. Whatever your reasons, this easy to read book covers the basics for you. Written by a university lecturer and qualified solicitor, it is short enough to read in several sittings and won't bog you down in unnecessary details. I hope it will encourage you to read further into the subject, and who knows where that may lead you...? The book covers topics such as the court system, lawyers, the common law, legislation, the European Union, human rights, contract law, tort, criminal law and more, all in an easy-to-read, straightforward way and at an introductory level. The "Really Basic Introductions" series includes the following titles: - A Really Basic Introduction to Value Added Tax - A Really Basic Introduction to English Law and the English Legal System - A Really Basic Introduction to English Contract Law - A Really Basic Introduction to Company Law - A Really Basic Introduction to Income Tax - A Really Basic Introduction to Capital Gains Tax The above titles are all available in Kindle format.

The United States Legal System

An Introduction

Author: Margaret Z. Johns,Rex R. Perschbacher

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781611638608

Category:

Page: 276

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This book introduces legal education, the legal profession, the legal system, and primary sources of the law. It begins with the basics and then introduces more sophisticated issues. The fourth edition updates all the statistical information about legal education and the legal profession, uses a new series of cases showing the evolution of the common law, and includes the Obergefell case to illustrate the complex interplay of legal doctrines.

An Introduction to Law, Law Study, and the Lawyer's Role

Author: James E. Moliterno,Fredric I. Lederer

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781594607929

Category: Law

Page: 226

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In this newly updated volume, Moliterno and Lederer take a fresh and innovative look at the subject of law and what law study and the practice of law entail by combining a traditional academic viewpoint with elements of law practice and ethics as it continues to be widely used in orientation and introductory courses. The American legal system can be hard to understand. Going to law school is both difficult and anxiety-producing. Introduction to Law is designed to help in both areas. Written by two highly-experienced legal educators at America's oldest law school, Introduction to Law provides the reader with a written equivalent of William & Mary Law School's famous introductory law school week. Often light-hearted, this useful and pragmatic book combines an innovative introduction to the American legal system with material on how to read and understand court cases and, critically, the lawyer's interaction with the client. All too often, legal texts ignore people, especially the client whose need for legal advice first engages the legal system. The text shows the reader how a lawyer must ascertain facts and goals from a client and then apply what the new lawyer (or law student) has learned about law and its interpretation to solve the client's problem. Revised in 2010 to be fresher, more readable, and more timely in its current events references, Introduction to Law is an ideal book for a soon-to-be law student or for anyone who wants a better understanding of how our legal system and lawyers function.

An Introduction to Law

Author: Phil Harris

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1316431975

Category: Law

Page: N.A

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Extensively updated throughout, this new edition introduces students to a wide range of modern legal issues. Written in a clear and engaging style, the book expertly addresses the ways in which the rules and structures of law respond to and influence changes in economic and political life. It provides a clear understanding of the relationship between law and society, with particular emphasis on the importance of morality, dispute solution and business regulation. An Introduction to Law is a valuable resource for students of law, be they undergraduate law students, those studying law as part of a mixed degree, or students on business or social science courses in which legal studies are included.