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Understanding the Law

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ISBN-10: 0538473592

ISBN-13: 9780538473590

Edition: 6th 2012

Authors: Donald L. Carper, John A. McKinsey, Bill W. West

List price: $268.95
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List price: $268.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Cengage South-Western
Publication date: 1/18/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 816
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.498
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…    

Dr. John A. McKinsey is a practicing attorney in Sacramento where he also teaches Business Law at California State University in Sacramento. His law practice focuses on project development, environmental law and business transactions associated with energy and regulation. His research focuses on Administrative Law and the Regulation of Business.

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.

The Legal System And Basic Principles Of Law
Introduction to Law
Our Constitution
The Court System
Attorney-Client Relationship and Dispute Resolution
Administrative Law
Crimes: Public Wrongs
Torts: Private Wrongs
Contracts: Enforceable Agreements
Application Of Law To The Individual
Family Law
Motor Vehicles and Personal Property
Renters and Landlord
Home Ownership
Employee and Employer Rights and Duties
Wills, Trusts, and Probate
Case Brief
Performing Legal Research
Declaration of Independence
Constitution of the United States of America