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Understanding the Law

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ISBN-10: 0314045201

ISBN-13: 9780314045201

Edition: 2nd 1995

Authors: Donald L. Carper, Norbert J. Mietus, Thaddeus E. Shoemaker, Bill W. West

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This book is designed to educate readers about fundamentals of the law, guiding readers through important and timely legal issues that affect the individual and society. Short summarized cases and hypothetical situations help illustrate these issues, with edited cases appearing at the end of each chapter.
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Book details

List price: $48.75
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: West Publishing Company, College & School Division
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 762
Size: 7.87" wide x 10.63" long
Weight: 3.234
Language: English

Professor Donald Carper began his career as an analyst for the State of California Coordinating Council for higher education researching critical issues in higher education for the California legislature. He served six years as Dean of Students and Lecturer in law at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of law. For the last twenty-five years he has taught in Colleges of Business at the University of the Pacific and California State University and the School of Agricultural Economics at the University of California, Davis. He practiced law and was the managing attorney for a medium size business and health law firm. While at McGeorge he helped establish the Institute for…    

John E. Adamson is Emeritus Professor of Business and Law in the Department of Finance and General Business at Missouri State University. Adamson received a BS from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York; an MA in International Relations from Georgetown University; and an MBA and a JD from the University of Virginia at Charlottesville. A decorated disabled veteran and past four-term mayor and school board member of his hometown, Adamson is author of numerous business law texts, with a concentration in environmental law.

Professor West began his career with the practice of law followed by a stint in real estate development and investment. For many years he served as an arbitrator for the American Arbitration Association. These activities overlapped his tenure with California State University, Sacramento where he taught law and real estate in the business school. Now an Emeritus Professor, West received his undergraduate degree from University of California, Berkeley, his Master's in Business Administration from Golden Gate University, and his Juris Doctor from UC Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law.