Introduction to Legal System of the United States (4ed)

Introduction to Legal System of the United States
Introduction to Legal System of the United States (4ed)
Farnsworth, EA
9780199733101
30/07/2010
4
£24.99
Pb
Oxford University Press USA

In this classic text constitutional scholar and Columbia Law School professor E. Allan Farnsworth provides a clear explanation of the structure and function of the U.S. legal system in one handy reference.

An Introduction to the Legal System of the United States, Fourth Edition is designed to be a general introduction to the structure and function of the legal system of the United States, and is especially useful for those readers who lack familiarity with fundamental establishments and practices.

This text also gives the reader a clear understanding of how to research the law, the importance of case law versus statutes, and the difference between private and public law. It illustrates issues that may be confusing or troublesome and provides a solid general overview. It includes a new introduction by Steve Sheppard.

  • Provides a brief and easy-to-understand introduction to the legal system of the United States for a wide and general audience.
  • Written by a pre-eminent and widely published constitutional scholar with a new introduction and updated text.
  • Allows those unfamiliar with the structures and sometime difficult intricacies of the U.S. legal system to understand the various aspects of the law, including the importance of case law, and private and public law.
  • An excellent introduction or refresher in the United States legal system for all, especially students and foreign audiences.

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