An Introduction to the American Legal System
by II John M. Scheb and Hemant Sharma


Overview - The Fourth Edition of An Introduction to the American Legal System provides both historical context and thoroughly up-to-date coverage of all aspects of American law and the legal system. Vivid examples, on-point case summaries, and hot-button issues make this text an obvious choice for paralegal, criminal justice, political science, or legal studies courses.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The Fourth Edition of An Introduction to the American Legal System provides both historical context and thoroughly up-to-date coverage of all aspects of American law and the legal system. Vivid examples, on-point case summaries, and hot-button issues make this text an obvious choice for paralegal, criminal justice, political science, or legal studies courses.

Key New Features

  • Cases in Point that concisely illustrate how the law applies in the real world
  • Questions for discussion in every chapter that point to high-interest issues for debate
  • Discussions of recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions such as the Obamacare decisions, the Defense of Marriage Act decision, and key rulings on recess appointments and First Amendment Rights
  • Contemporary topical coverage, such as the national security legislation and whistleblowers
  • Updated discussions of justifiable use of force, intellectual property, abortion rights, capital punishment, and affirmative action
  • A well-crafted design that includes learning objectives and chapter outlines
  • A convenient Glossary of Legal Terms and The Constitution of the United States of America in the Appendices



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Details
  • ISBN-13: 9781454851202
  • ISBN-10: 1454851201
  • Publisher: Aspen Publishers
  • Publish Date: January 2015
  • Page Count: 500
  • Dimensions: 10 x 8 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.5 pounds

Series: Aspen College

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