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Synopsis: To most Americans, the law-especially noncriminal law-is a mystery that only someone with a law degree can solve. Understanding Law in a Changing Society renders the complexity of law at a level that everyone can understand. The book walks readers through the structure of the legal system, different divisions of civil law, and the core concepts and distinctions that underlie contemporary legal thought. It also provides insight into the way law and social change affect one another. With this revised and updated third edition, the authors have incorporated an updated preface and a new introduction; outlined a "How to Brief a Case" section; included new case studies, readings, and "You be the Judge" features for selected chapters; and for the first time added a glossary of legal terms and key websites to the book. Important developments in judicial selection, the state secrets doctrine, and family law (including same sex marriage, child custody, and unwed fathers' rights) are highlighted.
About the Author:
Bruce E. Altschuler, Professor Emeritus of Political Science at SUNY Oswego, is a recipient of the President's Award for Research/Creative or Scholarly Activity. His publications include Running in Place: A Campaign Journal (Wadsworth Publishing, 1999) and Acting Presidents: 100 Years of Plays about the Presidency (Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).
Celia A. Sgroi is an Associate Professor in the Public Justice Department at SUNY Oswego.
Margaret R. Ryniker is an Assistant Professor in the Public Justice Department at SUNY Oswego.
Title: Understanding Law in a Changing Society: ...
Publisher: Paradigm Publishers
Publication Date: 2009
Book Condition: Good
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