Introduction to the American Legal System

Introduction to the American Legal System

by R. F. Adams, P. Michael Jung, E. H. Schulze
     
 

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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…  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.

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ISBN-13:
9780929563565
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
288

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