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Judicial Process and Judicial Policymaking / Edition 2
     

Judicial Process and Judicial Policymaking / Edition 2

by G. Alan Tarr
 

ISBN-10: 0534549632

ISBN-13: 9780534549633

Pub. Date: 07/28/1998

Publisher: Cengage Learning

The author presents a policy focus in his discussion of judicial process. Rather than limit the text to coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court, he examines the judiciary as the third branch of government. He also asks students to evaluate the organization, function, and impact of the courts on and within government.

Overview

The author presents a policy focus in his discussion of judicial process. Rather than limit the text to coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court, he examines the judiciary as the third branch of government. He also asks students to evaluate the organization, function, and impact of the courts on and within government.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534549633
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/28/1998
Series:
Political Science Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
407
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

PREFACE. 1. Courts and Law. PART I: STRUCTURES AND PARTICIPANTS IN THE JUDICIAL PROCESS. 2. The Federal and State Court Systems. 3. Judges. 4. Lawyers. PART II: JUDICIAL PROCESS AND JUDICIAL DECISIONMAKING. 5. Trials and Appeals. 6. Criminal Justice and the Courts. 7. Civil Justice and the Courts. 8. Judicial Decisionmaking. PART III: JUDICIAL POLICYMAKING: AN INTRODUCTION. 9. Judicial Policymaking: An Introduction. 10. Federal Court Policymaking. 11. State Court Policymaking. INDEX.

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