American Law and Legal Systems

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This book presents a clear examination of the philosophy of law within a political, social, and economic framework. Coverage introduces readers to operative legal concepts, everyday law practices, substantive procedures, and the intricacies of the American legal system. Eliminating confusing legalese, the authors skillfully explain the basics—from how a lawsuit is filed to the final appeal—and review English legal roots. The survey addresses history and the law, court organization, procedure and evidence, limitations, constitutional law, criminal law, administrative law, environmental law, torts, contracts, and property law. For those interested in a greater understanding of the American legal system.

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This text presents a clear examination of the philosophy of law within a political, social and economic framework. Coverage introduces readers to operative legal concepts, everyday law practices, substantive procedures, and the intricacies of the American legal system. Eliminating confusing legalese, the authors skillfully explain the basics--from how a lawsuit is filed to the final appeal--and review English legal roots.

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This book thoroughly explores the philosophy of law from political, social, and economical perspectives, in a skillful approach without confusing legalese. It introduces readers to everyday law practices and procedures, as well as the American legal system. The authors explain the basics - from how a lawsuit is filed to the final appeal. Practical coverage on topics such as contracts, wills, and torts complete this reference guide. For anyone fascinated by the changes in - and stability of - the law.

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