×

Uh-oh, it looks like your Internet Explorer is out of date.

For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now.

Introduction to Law / Edition 6
     

Introduction to Law / Edition 6

4.0 1
by Beth Walston-Dunham
 

See All Formats & Editions

ISBN-10: 1111311897

ISBN-13: 9781111311896

Pub. Date: 07/26/2011

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This best-selling text creates an awareness and appreciation for the effect that law has on virtually every facet of modern life and society. Beginning with a detailed look at the organization of the U.S. system of government, the text guides you through each of the primary substantive areas of law with realistic assignments, relevant ethical considerations, and

Overview

This best-selling text creates an awareness and appreciation for the effect that law has on virtually every facet of modern life and society. Beginning with a detailed look at the organization of the U.S. system of government, the text guides you through each of the primary substantive areas of law with realistic assignments, relevant ethical considerations, and easy-to-understand judicial opinions that reinforce chapter topics. From fundamental concepts to emerging legal topics, INTRODUCTION TO LAW presents the terminology, principles, and cases that are having an impact on society—and on many professions—today.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111311896
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/26/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
672
Sales rank:
310,972
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Historical Basis and Current Structure of the American Legal System. 2. The Courts. 3. Legislation. 4. The Executive Branch and Administrative Authority. 5. Substantive and Procedural Issues. 6. Jurisdiction. 7. The Legal Professional. 8. The Law of Ethics. 9. Torts. 10. Family Law. 11. Estates and Probate. 12. Property Law. 13. The Law of Contracts. 14. The Law of Business. 15. Criminal Law. 16. Criminal Procedure. Appendices. A. The Constitution of the United States. B. NALA Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility. C. NALA Model Standards and Guidelines for Utilization of Legal Assistants. D. National Federation of Paralegal Associations, Inc. Model Code of Ethics and Professional Responsibility and Guidelines for Enforcement. Glossary. Index.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Post to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews

Introduction to Law 0 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 0 reviews.