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Introduction to the law and legal system of the United States

Introduction to the law and legal system of the United States

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): William Burnham
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Minnesota
  • Publication Information: St. Paul, MN : West Group, ©2002
  • Publication Type (Medium): Einfu?hrung
  • Type: Book
  • Other titles: Legal system of the U.S.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/introduction-to-the-law-and-legal-system-of-the-united-states/ (Stable identifier)

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1 volume (Various pagings) ; 26 cm

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Useful for students learning an area of law, Introduction to the law and legal system of the United States is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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  • Publisher: West Group
  • Responsable Person: by William Burnham.
  • Publication Date: 2002
  • Country/State: Minnesota
  • Number of Editions: 42 editions
  • First edition Date: 1995
  • Last edition Date: 2011
  • Languages: English, Chinese, Russian
  • Library of Congress Code: KF386
  • Dewey Code: 349.73
  • ISBN: 0314253939 9780314253934
  • OCLC: 49908602

Main Contents

Chapter I History and Governmental Structure 1
Chapter II Legal Methodology 37
Chapter III The Adversary System and Jury Trials 80
Chapter IV The Legal Profession 126
Chapter V The Judicial System 167
Chapter VI Administrative Law 196
Chapter VII Civil Procedure 225
Chapter VIII Criminal Procedure 265
Chapter IX Constitutional Law 314
Chapter X Contracts and Commercial Law 382
Chapter XI Tort Law 418
Chapter XII Property Law 454
Chapter XIII Family Law 495
Chapter XIV Criminal Law 524
Chapter XV Business Law 553
Chapter XVI Tax Law 608
Chapter XVII International Aspects of United States Law 648
Appendix A Legal Materials and Diagrams A1
Appendix B Addresses of Major Publishers of U.S. Legal Materials and Sources of U.S. Law on the Internet B1.

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