Introduction to Law and the Legal System

Introduction to Law and the Legal System
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Author: Frank A. Schubert
Pages: 755
ISBN: STANFORD:36105060215618
Release: 2000
Editor: Houghton Mifflin College Division

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Written from a legal and institutional perspective, this text provides students with an overview of the American legal system. Broad coverage, flexible organization, and inclusion of up-to-date, teachable cases make Introduction to Law suitable for a variety of departments (business, political science, government and criminal justice departments, and paralegal and pre-law) and courses (Survey of Law, Introduction to Law and the Legal System, Law and Society, Legal Studies for Paralegals, and Legal Process).Expanded ethics coverage includes a chapter (devoted entirely to the topic) with icons highlighting interesting ethical dilemmas and an appendix discussing the ethical dimensions of case studies.

Introduction to Psychology and Law

Introduction to Psychology and Law
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Author: James R. P. Ogloff,Regina A. Schuller
Pages: 565
ISBN: 0802042759
Release: 2001-01-01
Editor: University of Toronto Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Leading Canadian scholars cover a wide range of topics spanning the applications of psychology in both criminal and civil areas of law. An authoritative introduction to law and psychology for a Canadian audience.

The Nigerian Legal System Public law

The Nigerian Legal System  Public law
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Author: Charles Mwalimu
Pages: 732
ISBN: 0820471259
Release: 2005
Editor: Peter Lang

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Volume 1 on public law provides an introduction to the Nigerian legal system. The various chapters deal with: introduction and sources of law; jurisprudence and Nigerian perspectives; African customary law; Islamic law; comparative constitutionalism and Nigerian perspectives; citizenship, immigration and administrative law; judicial system and legal profession; criminal law, evidence and civil procedure; statutory marriage and divorce laws; customary marriage and divorce; marriage and divorce under Islamic law; matters of children; gender and law in Nigeria with emphasis on Islamic law. Volume 2 has 25 chapters on private law that includes security of the environment and environmental law, land and property administration, commercial business and trade laws, communication, media and press laws, transportation and carrier laws, law enforcement, armed forces and military laws, investments, and intellectual property.

Introduction to Law in Canada

Introduction to Law in Canada
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Author: John Fairlie,Philip James Sworden
Pages: 344
ISBN: 177255233X
Release: 2017-03
Editor: Unknown

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Introduction to Law the Legal System

Introduction to Law   the Legal System
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Author: Harold J. Grilliot,Frank A. Schubert
Pages: 692
ISBN: STANFORD:36105044276306
Release: 1989
Editor: Houghton Mifflin

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Introduction to Law for Paralegals

Introduction to Law for Paralegals
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Author: Neal R. Bevans
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781543809053
Release: 2020-09
Editor: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Instructors will appreciate the skillful presentation of this exciting new text: - the first half of the book captures student attention by addressing practical applications, such as legal research, trials, and appellate issues; the second half explores substantive legal issues ranging from personal injury and contracts to intellectual property - clear, engaging writing highlights the positive aspects of the legal profession and communicates the author's enthusiasm for the legal field - the text emphasizes practical skill acquisition in conjunction with substantive legal issues - excellent end-of-chapter activities, such as chapter summaries, review questions, discussion questions, web references, ethics discussions, suggestions for further reading, sample documents, and "personality quizzes" that help students determine which area of the law is most appropriate for them - shorter length and appropriate level of material make the text ideal for paralegal courses - strong ancillary package includes an Instructor's Manual with sample syllabi for courses of different lengths, additional questions and practice exercises, and suggestions for designing online courses and a comprehensive test bank (also available on CD-ROM); and PowerPoint slides This text is uniquely reader-friendly: - the author defines key terms and phrases on the spot - inset boxes explore important concepts - special chapter features such as "Skills You Need in the Real World" and "Issues at a Glance" encapsulate important topics - numerous examples, figures, tables, and hypotheticals reinforce understanding and appeal to different learning styles

Introduction to Rwandan Law

Introduction to Rwandan Law
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Author: Jean-Marie Kamatali
Pages: 224
ISBN: 1003004725
Release: 2020
Editor: Routledge

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This book explores key innovations in Rwandan law, exploring how the homegrown legal system with the civil law and common law legal systems. The author explores the history of Rwandan law through pre-colonial, to colonial and post-independence periods, examines the homegrown legal and justice approaches, such as Gacaca, Abunzi and Imihigo, introduced in post genocide Rwanda to deal with legal problems that could not be dealt with using the western legal system; and highlights the innovative Rwandan approach to incorporating international law in the domestic legal system. The book also covers the evolution of the Rwandan Constitutional Law and Constitutionalism since independence; the development of family law from a legal system that oppressed women to one that promotes girls and women rights. Finally, the book explores the contribution of common law in the transformation of the organization, jurisdiction and functioning of Rwandan Courts. This book will be of interest to scholars and students of African law, international law and the legal system in Rwanda.

Introduction to the Law and Legal System of Canada

Introduction to the Law and Legal System of Canada
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Author: Nancy McCormack,Melanie R. Bueckert
Pages: 200
ISBN: 077985330X
Release: 2013
Editor: Unknown

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The Nigerian Legal System Private law

The Nigerian Legal System  Private law
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Author: Charles Mwalimu
Pages: 1047
ISBN: 0820471267
Release: 2005
Editor: Peter Lang

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Volume 1 on public law provides an introduction to the Nigerian legal system. The various chapters deal with: introduction and sources of law; jurisprudence and Nigerian perspectives; African customary law; Islamic law; comparative constitutionalism and Nigerian perspectives; citizenship, immigration and administrative law; judicial system and legal profession; criminal law, evidence and civil procedure; statutory marriage and divorce laws; customary marriage and divorce; marriage and divorce under Islamic law; matters of children; gender and law in Nigeria with emphasis on Islamic law. Volume 2 has 25 chapters on private law that includes security of the environment and environmental law, land and property administration, commercial business and trade laws, communication, media and press laws, transportation and carrier laws, law enforcement, armed forces and military laws, investments, and intellectual property.

Introduction to the English Legal System 2017 2018

Introduction to the English Legal System 2017 2018
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Author: Martin Partington
Pages: 360
ISBN: 9780198802488
Release: 2017-05-11
Editor: Oxford University Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Introduction to the English Legal System is the ideal foundation for those coming new to the study of law. Writing in a highly engaging and accessible style, Martin Partington introduces the purposes and functions of English law, the law-making process, and the machinery of justice, while also challenging assumptions and exploring current debates. Consolidating over 40 years' experience in the law, Martin Partington examines beliefs about the English legal system, and encourages students to question how far it meets the growing demands placed on it. Incorporating all the latest developments, this concise introduction brings law and the legal system to life. This book is accompanied by an excellent Online Resource Centre, which houses: questions for reflection and discussion; multiple choice questions; a glossary; further reading materials; web links; and a link to Martin Partington's blog, which covers his views on key developments in the English justice system.

An Introduction to the Legal System of the People s Republic of China

An Introduction to the Legal System of the People s Republic of China
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Author: Albert Hung-yee Chen,Hongyi Chen
Pages: 338
ISBN: STANFORD:36105063210988
Release: 1998
Editor: Butterworth-Heinemann

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An Introduction to Zimbabwean Law

An Introduction to Zimbabwean Law
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Author: Lovemore Madhuku
Pages: 188
ISBN: 9781779220981
Release: 2010
Editor: African Books Collective

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This is an introductory textbook on the Zimbabwean legal system. It sets the stage for a comprehensive description of that legal system by opening with some theoretical issues on the nature of law in general, particularly a definition of law, the role and purpose of law in society, the relationship between law and justice and how morality impacts on law. After outlining this theoretical framework, it turns to the Zimbabwean legal system and covers the following key areas: sources of Zimbabwean law, the scope of Roman-Dutch law in Zimbabwe, the law-making process and the role of Parliament, the structure of the courts in Zimbabwe, the procedures in the civil and criminal courts, the legal aid system and the nature of the legal profession. It covers the process of appointment of judges and its effect on the independence of the judiciary. It has a long closing chapter on the interpretation of statutes covering all the rules, maxims and presumptions.

Introduction to the Law and Legal System of the United States

Introduction to the Law and Legal System of the United States
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Author: William Burnham
Pages: 735
ISBN: 0314266100
Release: 2011
Editor: West Academic

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This text provides an introduction to U.S. law. It is intended for law students, lawyers, and legal scholars from foreign countries; U.S. graduate and undergraduate college students; members of the general reading public in the United States; and anyone who seeks a "big picture" of the law and legal system. Not a casebook, it explains the major substantive areas of the law in narrative form with citations to cases and sources for additional detail. In addition to covering the principal substantive areas of the law, the book has chapters on: essential basic history and governmental structure necessary to an understanding of the legal system; the legal profession; the theory and practice of the adversary system of justice; and statutory interpretation and case law reasoning.

Thinking Like a Lawyer

Thinking Like a Lawyer
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Author: Frederick Schauer
Pages: 239
ISBN: 9780674062481
Release: 2012-04-02
Editor: Harvard University Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Suitable for law students and upper-level undergraduates, this primer on legal reasoning covers rules, precedent, authority, analogical reasoning, the common law, statutory interpretation, legal realism, judicial opinions, legal facts, and burden of proof.

An Introduction to Law

An Introduction to Law
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Author: Phil Harris
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781139461450
Release: 2006-12-14
Editor: Cambridge University Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Since the publication of its first edition, this textbook has become the definitive student introduction to the subject. As with earlier editions, the seventh edition gives a clear understanding of fundamental legal concepts and their importance within society. In addition, this book addresses the ways in which rules and the structures of law respond to and impact upon changes in economic and political life. The title has been extensively updated and explores recent high profile developments such as the Civil Partnership Act 2005 and the Racial and Religious Hatred Bill. This introductory text covers a wide range of topics in a clear, sensible fashion giving full context to each. For this reason An Introduction to Law is ideal for all students of law, be they undergraduate law students, those studying law as part of a mixed degree, or students on social sciences courses which offer law options.

English Legal System in Context 6e

English Legal System in Context 6e
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Author: Fiona Cownie,Anthony Bradney,Mandy Burton
Pages: 399
ISBN: 9780199656561
Release: 2013-07-25
Editor: Oxford University Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

English Legal System in Context takes a unique and highly praised analytical approach to the subject of the English Legal System. Frequent examples are incorporated throughout the text, illustrating the link between theory and practice, while the concise and engaging style enables students to have an excellent understanding of the subject as a whole. A wide range of traditional core areas are covered in the text, such as the courts, case law, legal professionals and civil and criminal proceedings. However, the authors also discuss areas such as the role of private policing and the work of non-police agencies, giving students a balanced overview of the subject area. Additionally, the text provides a wealth of references for students who want to gain a deeper understanding of the legal system. With a clear and logical structure, this perceptive and wide ranging text provides a unique introduction to the English Legal System.

Cases and Materials on an Introduction to Law and the Judicial Process

Cases and Materials on an Introduction to Law and the Judicial Process
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Author: Bernard C. Gavit,Ralph F. Fuchs,Monrad G. Paulsen
Pages: 644
ISBN: UCAL:B4159955
Release: 1952
Editor: Unknown

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Law and the Legal System

Law and the Legal System
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Author: Thomas R. Van Dervort,David L. Hudson
Pages: 614
ISBN: 0735508704
Release: 2011-12-01
Editor: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Designed to teach the basics needed to prepare students for any role in the legal system, Law and the Legal System engages students through the use of examples and practical applications of legal principles. Whether they are interested in pursuing legal careers as lawyers or paralegals, or political science careers, or criminal justice interests, students are provided a basic understanding of the law and how to find it. Mock trial experiences are encouraged, and each chapter involves the student in exercises that review understanding of legal terms and concepts. Six cases in an appendix illustrate basic concepts, and hypothetical cases showcase the inner workings of the judicial system in both criminal and civil cases. Internet sources, key terms, case excerpts, research assignments, review exercises and discussion questions help students reinforce the key concepts in each chapter, and suggested activities engage students in discovery projects. Thoroughly updated, the revised Third Edition expands coverage with new chapters on Legal Research and Writing, Tort Law, Contract Law, Family Law, Employment Law, and Equal Protection Law. Careful updating of information throughout the book includes refreshed Internet references to the text. Hallmark features of An Introduction to Law and Legal Studies in the United States: Solid overview of the system of law and government Readability, accessibility Provides the basics for any role in the legal system lawyer or paralegal career political science or criminal justice work Practical applications to engage students with legal principles mock trial experiences encouraged chapter exercises review legal terms and concepts activities engage students in discovery projects Five part structure, comprehensive coverage Basic Legal Concepts Substantive Civil Law Civil Law Procedure Criminal Law Procedure Administrative Due Process Six cases illustrate major basic concepts Explains difficult legal concepts in a reader-friendly format Hypothetical cases reveal workings of judicial system in both criminal and civil cases Differentiates civil, criminal, and administrative due process Discusses history as well as contemporary state of law and current controversies Pedagogically rich Internet sources key terms case excerpts research assignments review exercises discussion questions Thoroughly updated, the revised Third Edition presents: New chapters Legal Research and Writing Tort Law Contract Law Family Law Employment Law Equal Protection Law Updated Internet references New material, brought completely up-to-date

Introduction to Law

Introduction to Law
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Author: Joanne Banker Hames,Yvonne Ekern
Pages: 329
ISBN: 0130968633
Release: 2001-05-01
Editor: Prentice Hall

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Hames and Ekern's "Introduction to Law," 2e will teach students the basic legal concepts related to substantive and procedural law, introduces them to cases, statutes, and the constitution, and develops their legal vocabulary and analytical skills. A new chapter on constitutional law, expanded coverage of employment and environmental law, and information on technology makes this an excellent resource for any Introduction to Law course for all disciplines of study including pre-law, legal studies, and business programs. Using this text, your students will learn how to develop their own critical-thinking skills, read high-interest cases, expand their legal vocabulary and discuss case law and issues impacting today's legal system

Introduction to the Canadian Legal System

Introduction to the Canadian Legal System
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Author: Sasha Baglay
Pages: 384
ISBN: 013314285X
Release: 2015-03-09
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Introduction to the Canadian Legal System goes beyond the mere outline of the basics and seeks to help students challenge and question legal rules. It includes a variety of case studies that exemplify the workings of the law and help students see the connections between the discussed rules and real life.