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Introduction to Law and the Legal System

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ISBN-10: 0618312021

ISBN-13: 9780618312023

Edition: 8th 2004

Authors: Frank A. Schubert

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Broad coverage, flexible organization, and an introductory level structure make "Introduction to Law" suitable for a variety of departments and. The text provides students with an overview of the U.S. legal system using real cases to illustrate the substance of the law, as well as major functions and procedures, promoting development of critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
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List price: $254.95
Edition: 8th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 7/21/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 800
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.080
Language: English

Introduction What Is Law?
Sociological Jurisprudence, Legal Realism, and Legal Sociology Objectives of Law
Origin of Law in the United States
A Procedural Primer Reading Cases
E.I. Du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. v. Christopher
Case Analysis Constitutional Policymaking
Cruzan v. Director, Missouri Dept. of Health Due Process
Washington et al., Petitioners, v. Harold Glucksberg et al.
City of Chicago v. Jesus Morales et al. State v. Bani Criminal and Civil Law
Katko v. Briney Equal Protection of the Law Tort and Contract Law
Suggs v. Norris
Ethics and Law Gregg v. Georgia Ethics
State v. Mobbley
Holland v. State of Florida
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Bonadio
Commonwealth of Kentucky v. Wasson
Textile Workers v. Darlington Manufacturing Company
State of New Jersey in the Interest of S.G.
DCH Health Services Corp. v. Waite
The Judicial System Courts
Trial Courts Appellate Courts State Court Systems Jurisdiction
In the Matter of the Application of Arthur Hyde RICE to Register and Confirm Title to Land Situated in Kailua, District of Koolaupolo, Oahu, City and County of Honolulu, State of Hawaii
Kerry Steel, Inc., v. Paragon Industries, Inc.
David Mink v. AAAA Development LLC
Cronin v. Sierra Medical Center
The Federal Court System
The U.S. District Courts
Marathon Oil Company v. A.G. Ruhrgas
Kopp v. Kopp
Catherine Gebbia v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Carson v. National Bank
The Thirteen U.S. Courts of Appeals
The U. S. Supreme Court
Civil Procedure Proceedings Before a Civil Trial
Olsen and Brown v. City of Englewood
Dorsey v. Gregg
Debra Clark v. Frederick J. Klein Civil Trials Rules of Evidence
Terry L. LaGuesse v. Storytown U.S.A.
Raymond Binkley v. Georgette Allen
Cody v. Atkins
Armon v. Griggs
Institutional Sources of American Law Common Law and Civil Law Legal Systems Constitutions Legislation
United States v. Lopez Administrative Agencies Judicial Decision Making. State v. Butler
Adkins v. Sky Blue, Inc.
Strunk v. Strunk Recongnizing Laws of Other States
Hubbard Manufacturing Co., Inc. v. Greeson
Baker et al. v. General Motors
Limitations in Seeking Relief Case or Controversy Requirement Justiciability
Thomas v. Anchorage Equal Rights Commission Mootness
DeFunis v. Odegaard Political Questions
Belk v. United States
The Act of State Doctrine Statute of Limitations
Marybeth Atkins v. Jiminy Peak, Inc
Res Judicata. Henry B.Y. Shin v. Portals Confederation Corporation Immunity from Legal Action Immunity of Governmental Officials
Brent v. Ashley
Thompson v. Mercy Hospital
Juanita Boone v. Freddie Boone
Gimpel v. Host Enterprises, Inc
Judicial Remedies Common Law Remedies. Macomber v. Dillman
Kansas City Southern Railway Co., Inc. vs. J.C. Johnson and Kerry Lynn Johnson
Volz v. Coleman Co., Inc
Equitable Remedies. Gano v. School District No. 411 of Twin Falls County, Idaho
Department of Transportation v. Ronlee, Inc.
Campbell Soup Company v. Wentz
Isbell v. Brighton Area Schools
Block v. Hillel Torah North Suburban Day School
Iacomini v. Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
State v. Yelsen Land Company
Criminal Law and Procedure Criminal Law
Loving v. Commonwealth of Virginia
The Basic Components of a Criminal Offense
People v. Shaughnessy
State v. Gordon
Commonwealth v. Berggren
United States v. Scott Criminal Procedure Proceedings Prior to Trial
Draper v. United States
Charles T. Dickerson v. United States
Crystal M. Ferguson v. City of Charleston
Adams v. Williams
United States v. Salerno The Criminal Trial
Sullivan v. Louisiana
Family Law Introduction
Moore v. City of East Cleveland, Ohio Creating Family Relationships. Zablocki v. Redhail
Burns v. Burns
Adoption of Tammy
Lehr v. Robertson Family Relations in Ongoing Families. Wisconsin v. Yoder
State ex rel. Hermesmann v. Seyer
Nash v. Mulle Ending Spousal Relationships. In re Marriage of Riddle
O'Brien v. O'Brien
A Brief History of American Contract Law Nature and Classification of Contracts Agreement
Cook's Pest Control, Inc. v. Robert and Margo Rebar Reality of Consent
Carter v. Matthews Consideration
Modern Laundry and Dry Cleaning v. Farrer Capacity Illegality
Principal Casualty Insurance Company v. Blair
Redlee/SCS, Inc. v. Carl J. Pieper Writing
Douglas D. Owens v. Leonard Goldhammer
Mulford v. Borg-Warner Acceptance
Ronald A. Yocca v. The Pittsburgh Steelers Sports, Inc
Aspects of Contract Performance. Macke Company v. Pizza of Gaithersburg, Inc.
Castorino v. Unifast Bldg. Products
Clarkson v. Orkin Exterminating Co., Inc
Remedies for Breach of Contract. Anuszewski v. Jurevic
Hibschman Pontiac, Inc. v. Batchelor
The Law of Torts Historical Evolution of American Tort Law Functions of Tort Law Intentional Torts. Estate of Berthiaume v. Pratt, M.D.
Ivancic v. Olmstead
Debra McCann v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Elli Lake vs. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc
Negligence. Gilhooley v. Star Market Co., Inc.
Weirum v. RKO General, Inc.
Benejam v. Detroit Tigers, Inc.
Anglin v. Florida Department of Transportation Defenses to Negligence
Carolyn Alford v. Wanda E. Lowery
Stein v. Langer
Laaperi v. Sears Roebuck & Co., Inc.
Todd Hillabrand v. Drypers Corporation Strict Liability. Westberry v. Blackwell
Leichtamer v. American Motors Corp
Property Historical Development of the Regulation of Real Property Classifications of Property Trademarks, Patents, and Copyrights
In re The Boston Beer Company Ltd. Partnership
Matthews v. Freedman
Far West Modular Home Sales, Inc. v. Proaps
In re Estate of Clayton Gulledge Government's Right to Regulate and Take Private Property
Dolan v. City of Tigard
Gloria B. Lane v. W.J. Curry & Sons Real Property Personal Property. Favorite v. Miller
Rick Kenyon v. Claude Abel Bailments
James W. Croskey v. Carl Leach
Administrative Law and Administrative Agencies
The Rise of Administrative Agencies Organization and Classification of Federal Agencies
Askildson v. Commissioner of Public Safety Administrative Agency Powers
Ethyl Corporation v. Environmental Protection Agency
Inspector General of U.S. Department of Agriculture v. Glenn
Sturm, Ruger & Co., Inc. v. Elaine Chao, Sec., U.S. Dept. of Labor
Maximum Home Health Care, Inc. v. Donna E. Shalala Administrative Agencies and the Regulation of Business
Trans Union Corporation v. Federal Trade Commission
Alternative Dispute Resolution Voluntary ADR Court-Annexed ADR
In Re Atlantic Pipe Corporation ADR Techniques
Estate of John Skalka v. Mark Skalka
Sears Authorized Termite and Pest Control, Inc. v. Shelly J. Sullivan
Ronald Crowell v. Downey Community Hospital Foundation
Allstate Insurance Company v. A. William Mottolese Jointly Used ADR Methods
Team Design v. Anthony Gottlieb Mini-Trials The Constitution of the United States Glossary of Selected Terms from The Law Dictionary Case
Subject Index