Law and Justice An Introduction to the American Legal System

ISBN-10: 013098180X
ISBN-13: 9780130981806
Edition: 5th 2003 (Revised)
Authors: Howard Abadinsky
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Description: For courses in Introduction to Courts, Criminal Law, Law and Justice. This text offers a thorough examination of the system of justice used in the United States: civil and criminal, juvenile and therapeutic. The author's background in the  More...

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Book details

List price: $96.20
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/21/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 455
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

For courses in Introduction to Courts, Criminal Law, Law and Justice. This text offers a thorough examination of the system of justice used in the United States: civil and criminal, juvenile and therapeutic. The author's background in the disciplines of political science, sociology, and criminal justice make this a comprehensive treatment of legal topics.

About the Author
Preface
Law and Justice Chronology
An Introduction to Law and Justice
Systems of Law and Justice
A History of Law and Justice in America
Law Schools and Legal Education
The Legal Profession and the Practice of Law
The Structure and Administration of State and Federal Courts
The Appellate Process and Judicial Review
Judicial Interpretation and Policy-Making
Judges, Prosecutors, and Criminal Defense Attorneys
Criminal Justice
Negotiated Justice: Plea Bargaining
Civil Justice
Juvenile Justice
Alternative Dispute Resolution and Therapeutic Justice
Glossary
References
Case Index
Author Index
Subject Index

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