Introduction to Law and the Legal System, 10th Edition
- Frank August Schubert Northeastern University, Emeritus
- ISBN-10: 049589933X
- ISBN-13: 9780495899334
- 624 Pages Hardcover
- Previous Editions: 2008, 2004, 2000
- © 2012 Published
INTRODUCTION TO LAW AND THE LEGAL SYSTEM provides an overview of law and the American legal system, using cases to support the major functions of U.S. law. Suitable for a variety of departments and courses, this text is known for its broad coverage, flexible organization, and use of cases to explain legal concepts.
II. Ethics and Law.
III. Institutional Sources of American Law.
IV. The Judicial System.
V. Civil Procedure.
VI. Limitations in Seeking Relief.
VII. Judicial Remedies.
VIII. Criminal Law and Procedure.
IX. Family Law.
XI. The Law of Torts.
XIII. Administrative Law and Administrative Agencies.
XIV. Alternative Dispute Resolution.
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"It is a good book to use for students interested in a wide-array of legal career choices and those students who simply want a background in the law and the legal system."- Lynnette Noblitt, Easten Kentucky University
— Lynnette Noblitt
"It covers a range of topics in American law, is well-organized, includes cases, and has features and accompanying ancillaries." - Susan Vik, Boston University
— Susan Vik