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American law

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Lawrence M. Friedman
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): New York (State)
  • Publication Information: New York : Norton, ©1984
  • Publication Type (Medium): Popular works
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/american-law/ (Stable identifier)

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XIII, 362 pages ; 24 cm

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Useful for students learning an area of law, American law is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Norton
  • Responsable Person: Lawrence M. Friedman.
  • Publication Date: 1984
  • Copyright Date: 1984
  • Location: New York
  • Country/State: New York (State)
  • Number of Editions: 27 editions
  • First edition Date: 1984
  • Last edition Date: 2004
  • Languages: English, Spanish, Russian, Korean, Indonesian
  • Library of Congress Code: KF387
  • Dewey Code: 349.73
  • ISBN: 0393018903 9780393018905 0393952517 9780393952513
  • OCLC: 11187441

Main Contents

What is a legal system?
Law: formal and informal
The background of American law
The structure of American law: the courts
The structure of American law: statutes and statute makers
The structure of American law: executing policy
Federalism and American legal culture
Inside the black box: the substance of law
Crimes and punishments
Constitutional law and civil liberties
On legal behavior
Legal culture: legitimacy and morality
The American legal profession
Law and social change
Epilogue: the future of law in the United States
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  • Article Name: American law
  • Author: Laurence Haberfeld
  • Description: American law Law of America > Law of the United States > Federal law. Common and collective state law Individual states > [...]

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