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American Judicial Process Myth and Reality in Law and Courts

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ISBN-10: 0415532981

ISBN-13: 9780415532983

Edition: 2016

Authors: Pamela C. Corley, Artemus Ward, Wendy L. Martinek

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This text is a general introduction to American judicial process. The authors cover the major institutions, actors, and processes that comprise the U.S. legal system, viewed from a political science perspective. Specifically, they discuss each component of the judicial process in terms of justice. How do the structure and processes of American law and courts further or inhibit justice? Could justice be better served by changes to existing practices? Toward that end, the authors take an innovative approach to the topic. Grounding their presentation in empirical social science terms, they incorporate three unique elements of a "myth vs reality" framework into each of the topical chapters on…    
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Book details

List price: $69.99
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 11/12/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 474
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.508

Artemus Ward is assistant professor of political science at Northern Illinois University, and author of Deciding To Leave: The Politics of Retirement from the U.S. Supreme Court.