Introduction to American Legal System / Edition 7

Introduction to American Legal System / Edition 7

by Enika H. Schulze, P. Michael Jung, Rebecca Adams
     
 

ISBN-10: 0929563727

ISBN-13: 9780929563725

Pub. Date: 01/01/2002

Publisher: Prentice Hall

This text covers basic legal concepts, court structure, criminal justice system, legal ethics, legal research, legislation, and major areas of substantive law such as torts, contracts, real property, and wills and probate. A comprehensive description of the complex American legal system, "Even the complete novice can grasp the basic ideas," says Legal…  See more details below

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This text covers basic legal concepts, court structure, criminal justice system, legal ethics, legal research, legislation, and major areas of substantive law such as torts, contracts, real property, and wills and probate. A comprehensive description of the complex American legal system, "Even the complete novice can grasp the basic ideas," says Legal Information Alert. The book includes highlighted terms-to-know and a 33-page glossary. It is an important study guide for NALA's CLA exam.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780929563725
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents



1. General Introduction to the Legal System.


2. The Criminal Justice System.


3. Substantive Civil Law.


4. Legal Ethics.


5. Legal Research.


6. Federal Courts.


7. Conclusion.


Glossary.


Appendix. Constitution of the United States.


Index.

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