American Courts: Process and Policy / Edition 6

American Courts: Process and Policy / Edition 6

by Lawrence Baum
     
 


This highly respected text by leading scholar Lawrence Baum provides thorough descriptions of the courts and their activities; explanations of what courts do, how people within them behave, and how they relate to the rest of the political system; and an evaluation of the courts' work. The best-seller for political science or pre-law courses in the judicial process… See more details below

Overview


This highly respected text by leading scholar Lawrence Baum provides thorough descriptions of the courts and their activities; explanations of what courts do, how people within them behave, and how they relate to the rest of the political system; and an evaluation of the courts' work. The best-seller for political science or pre-law courses in the judicial process or judicial politics, American Courts is the most comprehensive, current, and accessible text in its market.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618522842
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/06/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
352
Sales rank:
851,196
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents


1. An Overview of the Courts 2. Court Organization 3. Lawyers 4. The Selection of Judges 5. Judges 6. Trial Courts: Criminal Cases 7. Trial Courts: Civil Cases 8. Appellate Courts. The Process 9. Appellate Courts. Policy and Impact

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