The American legal system : foundations, processes, and norms /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Melone, Albert P.
Other Authors: Karnes, Allan, 1953-
Format: Book
Published: Los Angeles, Calif. : Roxbury Pub., 2003.
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Table of Contents:
  • Law in perspective
  • Legitimacy and the limits of authority
  • Court organization and jurisdiction in the federal system
  • Judicial interpretation and decision-making
  • Civil sutis for money damages
  • Equity processes
  • Criminal processes
  • Administrative processes
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Torts
  • Property
  • Family law
  • Criminal law
  • Contracts
  • Governmnet regulation of business
  • Taxation
  • Appendix I: Constitution of the United States
  • Appendix II: Excerpts from ALI's Model Penal Code and Article 3 of the Uniform Commercial Code
  • Appendix III: Taxation: 2001 and 2002 forms and inflation-adjusted amounts for 2002 and 2003
  • Glossary of selected legal and foreign terms.