Introduction to Law / Edition 6

Introduction to Law / Edition 6

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by Beth Walston-Dunham
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1111311897

ISBN-13: 9781111311896

Pub. Date: 07/26/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

Designed for the student studying law for the first time, this text introduces fundamental legal concepts and principles. As a result, students learn about the structure of the American Law, including both civil and criminal law. Cases throughout introduce the court's language without overwhelming readers with technicalities. Chapter 15 addresses the roles and

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Designed for the student studying law for the first time, this text introduces fundamental legal concepts and principles. As a result, students learn about the structure of the American Law, including both civil and criminal law. Cases throughout introduce the court's language without overwhelming readers with technicalities. Chapter 15 addresses the roles and ethical obligations of legal professionals. Coverage of ethics is also found in chapter-ending ethical notes and questions. Extensive learning features reinforce concepts and terminology.
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Study Guide, ISBN: 0-314-14031-X
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Instructor’s Manual, ISBN: 0-7668-1105-0

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111311896
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/26/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
672
Sales rank:
461,276
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

The Historical Basis and Current Structure of the American Legal System. The Courts. Legislation. The Executive Branch and Administrative Authority. Substantive and Procedural Issues. Jurisdiction. The Law of Contracts. Property Law. Torts. The Law of Business. Estates and Probate. Criminal Law. Criminal Procedure. Family Law. The Legal Professional and Ethical Obligations Appendices: U.S. Constitution and Amendments. Model Business Corporation Act. Uniform Partnership Act. Uniform Limited Partnership Act. Understanding and Locating Legal Citations. GLOSSARY. INDEX.

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