Law and Justice

Law and Justice

An Introduction to the American Legal System

Book - 1998
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Cengage Learning
This fourth edition of LAW AND JUSTICE, a thorough examination of the justice system in the United States, is the result of substantial revisions. In this new edition, recent court decisions and their effects on law and justice are examined. Controversial areas such as how to interpret the Constitution and statutes, and the conflicts between the legislative and judicial branches have been integrated into the text. Information on law schools and legal education has been updated as well. Abadinsky gives a useful introduction to such topics as the development of modern law, the origins of common law and civil law, the differences between criminal and civil proceedings, and the concept of equity, among others. Based on the latest research data and relevant legal changes, this text is a comprehensive examination of the complex interaction of law and society.

Publisher: Chicago : Nelson-Hall Publishers, c1998
Edition: 4th ed
Description: xiv, 398 p. : map ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9780830414826
0830414827
Branch Call Number: 347.73 Aba

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