9781138654389-1138654388-American Law and Legal Systems

American Law and Legal Systems

ISBN-13: 9781138654389
ISBN-10: 1138654388
Edition: 8
Author: Calvi, James V., Coleman, Susan
Publication date: 2016
Publisher: Routledge
Format: Hardcover 416 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781138654389
ISBN-10: 1138654388
Edition: 8
Author: Calvi, James V., Coleman, Susan
Publication date: 2016
Publisher: Routledge
Format: Hardcover 416 pages

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Acknowledged authors Calvi, James V., Coleman, Susan wrote American Law and Legal Systems comprising 416 pages back in 2016. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1138654388 and 9781138654389. Since then American Law and Legal Systems textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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American Law and Legal Systems examines the philosophy of law within a political, social, and economic framework with great clarity and insight. Readers are introduced to operative legal concepts, everyday law practices, substantive procedures, and the intricacies of the American legal system. Eliminating confusing legalese, the authors skillfully explain the basics, from how a lawsuit is filed through the final appeal. This new edition provides essential updates to forensic and scientific evidence, contract law, and family law, and includes new text boxes and tables to help students understand, remember, and apply central concepts.

New to the 8th Edition

  • Updates the coverage of environmental law, especially in relation to climate change.
  • Updates the coverage of family law, especially in relation to gay marriage.
  • Includes new coverage of challenges to the Voting Rights Act, campaign finance, and cybersecurity.
  • Covers the effects of social media on judicial proceedings.
  • Includes 16 new cases, including Obergefell v. Hodges.
  • Adds new text boxes on intriguing subjects throughout.
  • Accompanied by an author-written Instructor’s Manual that includes Learning Objectives, Chapter Summaries, Chapter Outlines, Key Terms and Concepts, as well as Test Questions for each chapter.
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