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American Law and the Legal System : Equal Justice Under the Law

American Law and the Legal System : Equal Justice Under the Law - 2nd edition

American Law and the Legal System : Equal Justice Under the Law - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780766817401

ISBN10: 0766817407

American Law and the Legal System : Equal Justice Under the Law by Thomas R. Van Dervort - ISBN 9780766817401
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: West Publishing Co. (College)
Published: 2000
International: No
American Law and the Legal System : Equal Justice Under the Law by Thomas R. Van Dervort - ISBN 9780766817401

ISBN13: 9780766817401

ISBN10: 0766817407

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 00

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Summary

This overview of the system of law and government in the United States is a revision of the successful "Equal Justice Under the Law", that provides the conceptual tools needed to prepare individuals for their roles as citizens, paralegals, lawyers, teachers, law enforcement agents, government employees, and judges.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Expanding Legal Profession.
Chapter 2: Ideas That Have Shaped Our Law.
Chapter 3: The Basic Structure of Our Federal System.
Chapter 4: The Courts: Legal Reasoning and Research.
Chapter 5: An Introduction to Family, Property, and Contract Law.
Chapter 6: Initiating Legal Process in an Illustrative Civil Case.
Chapter 7: Pretrial Process in Civil Cases.
Chapter 8: Trial: Argument and Adjudication.
Chapter 9: Evaluation of the Civil Process.
Chapter 10: Introduction to Criminal Legal Process.
Chapter 11: The Pretrial Process in Criminal Cases.
Chapter 12: A Murder Trial.
Chapter 13: Evaluating the Criminal Process.
Chapter 14: Administrative Due Process.


Conclusion.
Appendix A: The Constitution of the United States of America.
Appendix B: Illustrative Cases in Law.
Appendix C: Witness Statements.
Glossary of Key Terms.
Index.

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