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Introduction to the American Legal System, Second Edition

ISBN-10: 0735579253
ISBN-13: 9780735579255
Edition: 2nd 2010 (Revised)
Authors: John M. Scheb
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Book details

List price: $110.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 8/4/2009
Binding: Paperback
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.750
Language: English

The Second Edition of this successful text, An Introduction To The American Legal System, continues to offer an accessible, practical overview of the American Legal System. it introduces students to legal concepts, procedures, and principles while giving them a solid grounding in important areas of substantive law as well as in legal history. Among the features that make this text such an excellent teaching tool: organization into four parts progresses logically from the origins of the law through legislation and procedure Part I, Foundation of the Legal System, sets forth the fundamental concepts of the law and examines the historical development of the legal system Part II, Substance of the Law, provides an overview of constitutional law, criminal law, torts, property, contracts, business, and family law Part III, The Legal Process, surveys civil and criminal procedure Part IV, Legislative and Administrative Developments in the Law, covers legislation and administrative law concise "Cases in Point" illustrate the applicability of the law to real world issues capture student interest questions in every chapter stimulate thought and classroom discussion a strong pedagogy includes learning objectives, chapter outlines, and a glossary New To The Second Edition: expanded coverage of torts and property law increased focus on crimes and criminal procedure new and expanded discussion of the PATRIOT Act, including new amendments and results of recent litigation, As well as material on terrorism and immigration offenses updated cases include new, hot-button cases, such as Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, Crawford v. Washington on the admissibility of hearsay evidence in criminal cases an expanded section on battered woman syndrome and battered child syndrome Appendices on how to find the law and how to brief a case

John M. Scheb was born in Orlando, Florida, in 1926. He entered the practice of law in 1950. He served as associate municipal judge in Sarasota, Florida, from 1957 to 1959. From 1959 to 1970, he served as City Attorney for the city of Sarasota. In 1974, he was appointed to the Florida District Court of Appeal, second district, a position he held until his retirement in 1992. Judge Scheb holds the B.A. from Florida Southern College, the J.D. from the University of Florida, and the LL.M. from the University of Virginia.

Foundations of the Legal System
Development of American Law
Structures of American Law
The Substance of the Law
Constitutional Law
Criminal Law
Torts
Property Law
Contracts and Business Law
Family Law
The Legal Process
Civil Procedure, Evidence and the Appellate Process
Criminal Procedure
Legislative and Administrative Developments in the Law
Legislation
Administrative Law and Procedure
The Constitution of the United States of America
Glossary of Legal Terms

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