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Introduction to the Law and Legal System of the United States,9780314266101
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Introduction to the Law and Legal System of the United States

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Edition:
5th
ISBN13:

9780314266101

ISBN10:
0314266100
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
5/19/2011
Publisher(s):
West Academic

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Summary

This text provides an introduction to U.S. law. It is intended for law students, lawyers, and legal scholars from foreign countries; U.S. graduate and undergraduate college students; members of the general reading public in the United States; and anyone who seeks a "big picture" of the law and legal system. Not a casebook, it explains the major substantive areas of the law in narrative form with citations to cases and sources for additional detail. In addition to covering the principal substantive areas of the law, the book has chapters on: essential basic history and governmental structure necessary to an understanding of the legal system; the legal profession; the theory and practice of the adversary system of justice; and statutory interpretation and case law reasoning.


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