Study of Law A Critical Thinking Approach

ISBN-10: 0735569509
ISBN-13: 9780735569508
Edition: 2nd 2009 (Revised)
List price: $134.95
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Description: In this comprehensive introduction to law, authors Currier and Eimermann use the highly effective critical thinking approach encouraging students to engage with the material through hypothetical problems, examples, and thought-provoking questions.  More...

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Book details

List price: $134.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 4/1/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 612
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.684
Language: English

In this comprehensive introduction to law, authors Currier and Eimermann use the highly effective critical thinking approach encouraging students to engage with the material through hypothetical problems, examples, and thought-provoking questions. Covering all of the key concepts presented in a typical Introduction to Law course, The Study of Law: A Critical thinking Approach, Second Edition, features : an overview of key concepts in American law designed for business, criminal justice, political science, and general education courses a critical thinking approach that involves students in the materials through interactive pedagogy such as hypotheticals, examples, and well-designed questions a well-written text with excerpts from illustrative cases a logical two-part organization Part I. The Legal System introduces students To The sources and classifications of law, The structure of the court system, and litigation Part II. Basic Principles of American Law introduces students to legal principles that form the basis of constitutional law, torts, contracts, property, business, family, and criminal law coverage of legal reasoning, case briefing, and statutory interpretation appendices including the U.S. Constitution, Fundamentals of Good Writing, and NetNotes Updated throughout, The Second Edition offers : an increased focus on the role and importance of the legal system in the lives of all citizens more coverage of constitutional law with emphasis on federalism and First Amendment issues new and additional case excerpts an increased emphasis on substantive and theoretical (rather than procedural) issues Specifically designed for introductory law courses in business, criminal justice, political science and general education, The Study of Law: A Critical Thinking Approach, Second Edition, offers the pedagogical richness that fuels class discussion and enriches your teaching.

The American Legal System
Introduction to the Study of Law
Functions and Sources of Law
Classification of the Law
Structure of the Court System
Civil Litigation and Its Alternatives
Substantive Law and Ethical Issues
Constitutional Law
Torts
Contract Law
Property and Estate Law
Laws Affecting Business
Family Law
Criminal Law and Procedure
Ethical Dilemmas Facing Attorneys
The Constitution of the United States
NetNotes

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