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American law : an introduction

Summary: Introduces the law and the legal system of the United States.

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  • ISBN: 0393972739
  • ISBN: 9780393972733
  • Physical Description: print
    416 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1998.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 383-400) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Subject: Law United States
United States
United States
Genre: Popular Works.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Northwest Indian College.


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