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Introduction to the American Legal System
Enika H. Schulze
by Pearson Publications Company
Written in English
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They are summarized below in order to give the reader an overview of some of the basics of American common law. Introduction American society is governed by the “rule of law,” not the rules of a single individual.
Law and medicine are similar fields; both are “practiced,” and changes are common. 2 Chapter 1: Introduction to the American Legal System. Introduction to American Legal System 17 2. Statutes & Administrative Regulations In both the federal and state legal systems, the legislative branch of govern-ment also creates law by enacting statutes that govern the rights and duties of the people who have the requisite minimum contacts within that File Size: KB.
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provides and the U.S. legal system guarantees. This introduction seeks to familiar-ize readers with the basic structure and vocabulary of American law.
Subsequent chapters add detail, and afford a sense of how the U.S. legal system has evolved to meet the needs of a growing nation and its ever more complex economic and social realities.
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Other Titles: American legal system: Responsibility: by Enika H. Schulze, P. Michael Jung, Rebecca P. Adams. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xx, pages: form ; 24 cm. Contents: 1. Foundations of American law Structures of American law Constitutional law Criminal law Torts Property law Contracts and business law Family law Civil procedure, evidence and the appellate process Criminal procedure.
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