Summary: Street Law: A Course in Practical Law is the premier-law related education text from Street Law, Inc., an international leader in law and civic education. Long the leading text in this field, Street Law will engage students through its use of relevant information and interactive methods. Students gain a practical understanding of law and our legal system along with skills essential to full participation in our law-oriented society.
Case Studi ...show morees illustrate legal issues and processes in the context of real-life and hypothetical situations. Each case will help develop student's reasoning as well as analytical and critical skills. Case studies illustrate how social, economics, moral and political issues are affected by the law.
FYIs contain information that is helpful in dealing with a variety of everyday legal problems such as the steps in a mediation session, a list of federal consumer protection agencies, and how to find a toll free number for your credit card company.
Human Rights U.S.A. is a new feature that will provide an opportunity to look at many aspects of human rights in the United States.
Law in Action highlights legal processes, such as a legislative hearing and a lease negotiation, using hypothetical scenarios that help students understand how the processes work.
Steps to Take provides students with practical guidance on a variety of topics, such as how to write to a member of Congress, what to ask a lawyer, and how to best arrange for repairs.
You Be the Judge offers students the opportunity to consider and decide the outcome of a legal situation.
Where You Live highlights variations in local law and procedures and is designed to focus students' attention on the law where they live.
Youth Act is a new feature that helps students learn how to advocate for change in their communities and how to solve problems without going to court.
Legal Documents such as lease, search warrant, and small claims court complaint are reproduced in the text to demonstrates real-world applications and aid student understanding. ...show less
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