American Courts Process and Policy

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/6/2007
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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This highly respected text by leading scholar Lawrence Baum provides thorough descriptions of the courts and their activities; explanations of what courts do, how people within them behave, and how they relate to the rest of the political system; and an evaluation of the courts' work. The best-seller for political science or pre-law courses in the judicial process or judicial politics, American Courts is the most comprehensive, current, and accessible text in its market.

Table of Contents

An Overview of the Courts
Court Organization
The Selection of Judges
Trial Courts: Criminal Cases
Trial Courts: Civil Cases
Appellate Courts
The Process
Appellate Courts
Policy and Impact
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