Schoenbaum's The Law and Legal System of the United States

Imprint
West Academic Publishing
ISBN-13
9781634596893
Primary Subject
Introduction To U.S. Law
Format
Hardbound
Copyright
2016
Series
American Casebook Series
Hardbound - New, hardbound print book.

Description

Intended for non-lawyers, graduate and undergraduate students as well as foreign-trained law professionals, this book provides a unique and comprehensive introduction to the entire corpus of United States' law, through succinct and cogent notes as well as excerpts from both famous cases and recent cases. Divided into three parts, Part I of this book covers the history of the development of U.S. law, legal methodology, criminal and civil legal process, and how federalism permeates multiple aspects of U.S. law; Part II deals with constitutional law, fundamental rights and administrative law; Part III covers private law, including contracts, torts, family law, wills and trusts, property, commercial law and company law.