2 edition of Introduction to American law found in the catalog.
Introduction to American law
|Statement||by Timothy Walker.|
|Contributions||Force, M. F. 1824-1899.|
|LC Classifications||KF386 .W3 1882|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxiv, 816 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||816|
|LC Control Number||18000961|
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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: xxviii, pages ; 26 cm: Contents: Basic principles of American law --The jury system --The legal profession --Constitutional law: individual rights --Civil procedure and the federal courts --Contracts --Tort and product liability --Property --Intellectual property --Criminal.
This book provides an introduction to the American legal system for a broad readership. Its focus is on law in practice, on the role of the law in American society; and how the social context affects the living law of the United States. It covers the institutions of law creation and application, law in American government, American legal culture and the legal profession, American criminal and.
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