Florida Courts

ISBN-10: 0135025885
ISBN-13: 9780135025888
Edition: 5th 2009
Authors: Carol Bast
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Description: Can be used effectively in an introductory law class as well as in civil procedure, criminal justice and legal research classes. nbsp; This book is designed for students of the law and those contemplating a legal career.nbsp; It provides basic  More...

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Book details

List price: $27.20
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 5/12/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

Can be used effectively in an introductory law class as well as in civil procedure, criminal justice and legal research classes. nbsp; This book is designed for students of the law and those contemplating a legal career.nbsp; It provides basic state-specific information on state courts, persons involved with the state court system, alternative dispute resolution, and legal research. The text is user-friendly and readable, while providing necessary detail.

Carol M. Bast is Associate Professor in the Department of Legal Studies at the University of Central Florida. She has won several professional awards, frequently presents at legal and academic conferences, and is an active member of the American Society of Writers on Legal Subjects and the Legal Writing Institute. Her many published works include articles on legal research, legal writing, eavesdropping, and wiretapping, as well as Foundations of Law and Florida Courts, a textbook. Carol Bast earned an M.B.A. from University of Central Florida, a Ph.D. in Spanish from University of Florida, and a J.D. from the New York Law School.

Florida Constitution
Interplay among the three branches
State Courts
Relationship to federal courts
Televising court proceedings
State attorney
Public defender and capital collateral representative
Court rules
Juries
Judges
Attorneys
Pro se litigants
Legal assistants, paralegals, legal technicians
Florida Supreme Court-approved legal forms
Unauthorized practice of law
Florida Court System
Trial and appellate courts
Criminal and civil cases
Venue
Venue of a civil case
Venue of a criminal case
Florida County Courts
Jurisdiction
Procedure
Judges
Small Claims Court
Traffic Court
Florida Circuit Courts
Jurisdiction
Procedure
Judges
Magistrates
Personnel
Family Division
Florida District Courts of Appeal
Jurisdiction
Procedure
Judges
Personnel
Florida Supreme Court
Jurisdiction
Procedure
Justices
Personnel
Judicial Management Council of Florida
Nomination, Discipline, and Removal of Judges
Nomination
Discipline and removal
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Mediation
Arbitration
Citizen Dispute Settlement Centers
Florida Legal Research
Primary sources
Secondary sources
Finding tools
Computer-assisted legal research
Legal research exercises
Fla. R. App. P. 9.800
Online Sources
Case Law Questions
Statutes Questions
Website Questions
Endnotes
Index

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