Introduction to the American Legal System

ISBN-10: 0131199218

ISBN-13: 9780131199217

Edition: 8th 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Enika Schulze, Michael Jung, Rebecca P. Adams, Susan R. Patterson

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List price: $92.80
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/19/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 168
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

General Introduction to the Legal System
Basic Legal Concepts and Terminology
Sources of American Law
Substance v. Equity
Substance v. Procedure
Civil v. Criminal
The Court
The Judiciary and the Separashy;tion of Powers
The Judiciary and Federalism
Courts as Protectors of the Individual and the Oppressed
Role of the Courts in Making Law
The Judge
The Criminal Justice System
Rights of the Accused
4th, 5th, 6th and 8th Amendments
The Lawyers
Pretrial Process
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