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Hames and Ekernrs"sIntroduction to Law, 4/e will teach students the basic legal concepts related to substantive and procedural law, introduces them to cases, statutes, and the constitution, and develops their legal vocabulary and analytical skills. A new chapter on constitutional law, expanded coverage of employment and environmental law, and information on technology makes this an excellent resource for any Introduction to Law course for all disciplines of study including pre-law, legal studies, and business programs. Using this text, your students will learn how to develop their own critical-thinking skills, read high-interest cases, expand their legal vocabulary and discuss case law and issues impacting todayrs"s legal system.
Table of Contents
|The Legal System|
|The Legal Community and Professional Responsibility|
|The American Legal System|
|Laws: Their Sources|
|Finding the Law: Legal Research|
|Using the Law: Analysis and Legal Writing|
|Legal Practice and Principles|
|Laws: Civil vs. Criminal|
|Personal Injury Practice: Tort Law and Workersrsquo; Compensation|
|Wills, Trusts, and Probate|
|Business Practice: Contract Law and Property Law|
|Business Practice: The Law of Business Organizations and Bankruptcy|
|Civil Procedure Before Trial|
|Alternative Dispute Resolution|
|Criminal Practice: Criminal Law and Juvenile Law|
|Criminal Procedure Before Trial|
|Rules of Evidence|
|Law and Technology: A Paralegal Perspective|
|The United States Constitution|
|Basic Citation Reference Guide|
|TheMarvin v. MarvinCase|
|Federal Rules of Evidence 801-806|
|Recent United States Supreme Court Decisions|
|Creating Research Strategies|
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