Law: U.S. Law

  • American Law and Legal Systems book cover

    American Law and Legal Systems

    8th Edition

    By James V. Calvi, Susan Coleman

    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.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-15
    Routledge

  • Real Estate Due Diligence: A legal perspective book cover

    Real Estate Due Diligence

    A legal perspective, 1st Edition

    By Mary Ann Hallenborg

    Real Estate Due Diligence is the first textbook on due diligence, the cornerstone of every successful real estate deal. Due diligence is designed to uncover potential risks posed by a real estate acquisition, financing, or development project and failure to carry it out successfully can result in…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07
    Routledge

  • American Judicial Process: Myth and Reality in Law and Courts book cover

    American Judicial Process

    Myth and Reality in Law and Courts, 1st Edition

    By Pamela C. Corley, Artemus Ward, Wendy L. Martinek

    This text is a general introduction to American judicial process. The authors cover the major institutions, actors, and processes that comprise the U.S. legal system, viewed from a political science perspective. Grounding their presentation in empirical social science terms, the authors identify…

    Paperback – 2015-10-09
    Routledge

  • Constitutional Law and Criminal Justice book cover

    Constitutional Law and Criminal Justice

    2nd Edition

    By Cliff Roberson

    Illuminating concepts in plain language, eliminating unnecessary legal jargon, and clarifying nuances in the law, this new edition of Constitutional Law and Criminal Justice simplifies understanding of the United States judicial system for those without advanced legal training. It also provides a…

    Hardback – 2015-10-02
    CRC Press

  • Liberty and Union: A Constitutional History of the United States, volume 1 book cover

    Liberty and Union

    A Constitutional History of the United States, volume 1, 1st Edition

    By Edgar J. McManus, Tara Helfman

    This, the first of two volumes of Liberty and Union, is a comprehensive constitutional history of the United States from the Anglo-American origins of the Constitution through the colonial and antebellum periods, to the Civil War and the consequent restructuring of the nation. Written in a clear…

    Paperback – 2013-12-17
    Routledge

  • A Teacher's Guide to Education Law book cover

    A Teacher's Guide to Education Law

    5th Edition

    By Michael Imber, Tyll van Geel, J.C. Blokhuis, Jonathan Feldman

    Adapted from its parent volume Education Law, 5th Edition, this accessible text concisely introduces topics in law that are most relevant to teachers. Providing public school teachers with the legal knowledge necessary to do their jobs, A Teacher’s Guide to Education Law covers issues of student…

    Paperback – 2013-10-25
    Routledge

  • Education Law book cover

    Education Law

    5th Edition

    By Michael Imber, Tyll van Geel, J.C. Blokhuis, Jonathan Feldman

    Education Law, 5th Edition provides a comprehensive survey of the legal problems and issues that confront school administrators and policymakers today. This textbook is organized around the belief that students need to read court cases to understand the subtlety and richness of the law, but for…

    Paperback – 2013-09-11
    Routledge

  • Electronic Media Law and Regulation book cover

    Electronic Media Law and Regulation

    6th Edition

    By Kenneth C. Creech

    Electronic Media Law and Regulation is a case-based law text that provides students with direct access to case law as well as the context in which to understand its meaning and impact. The text overviews the major legal and regulatory issues facing broadcasting, cable, and developing media in…

    Paperback – 2013-07-18
    Routledge

  • A Citizen's Guide to the Constitution and the Supreme Court: Constitutional Conflict in American Politics book cover

    A Citizen's Guide to the Constitution and the Supreme Court

    Constitutional Conflict in American Politics, 1st Edition

    By Morgan Marietta

    The U.S. Constitution is a blueprint for a free society as well as a source of enduring conflict over how that society must be governed. The competing ways of reading our founding document shape the decisions of the Supreme Court, which acts as the final voice on constitutional questions. This…

    Paperback – 2013-07-17
    Routledge
    Citizen Guides to Politics and Public Affairs

  • Race, Law, and American Society: 1607-Present book cover

    Race, Law, and American Society

    1607-Present, 2nd Edition

    By Gloria J. Browne-Marshall

    This second edition of Gloria Browne-Marshall’s seminal work , tracing the history of racial discrimination in American law from colonial times to the present, is now available with major revisions. Throughout, she advocates for freedom and equality at the center, moving from their struggle for…

    Paperback – 2013-04-18
    Routledge
    Criminology and Justice Studies

  • New Directions in Judicial Politics book cover

    New Directions in Judicial Politics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin T. McGuire

    With its often vague legal concepts and institutions that operate according to unfamiliar procedures, judicial decision-making is, in many respects, a highly enigmatic process. New Directions in Judicial Politics seeks to demystify the courts, offering readers the insights of empirical research to…

    Paperback – 2012-03-05
    Routledge
    New Directions in American Politics

  • Judging Law and Policy: Courts and Policymaking in the American Political System book cover

    Judging Law and Policy

    Courts and Policymaking in the American Political System, 1st Edition

    By Robert M. Howard, Amy Steigerwalt

    To what extent do courts make social and public policy and influence policy change? This innovative text analyzes this question generally and in seven distinct policy areas that play out in both federal and state courts—tax policy, environmental policy, reproductive rights, sex equality,…

    Paperback – 2011-08-08
    Routledge

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