eBook American Law Yearbook: Supplement to West's Encyclopedia of American Law, 2010 Edition

  • Series Name: American Law Yearbook Series
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  • ISBN-10: 1414463391
  • ISBN-13: 9781414463391
  • DDC: 349.73
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
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  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2009, 2008
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released November 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Overview

American Law Yearbook gathers together the top legal stories of the previous year, discussed in concise entries written by legal experts. Contents include the U.S. Supreme Court docket as well as important lower court decisions and interesting cases in the public eye, in addition to biographies of notable legal figures.

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American Law Yearbook Series

AMERICAN LAW YEARBOOK gathers together the top legal stories of the previous year, discussed in concise entries written by legal experts. Contents include the U.S. Supreme Court docket as well as important lower court decisions and interesting cases in the public eye, in addition to biographies of notable legal figures.

Features and Benefits

  • Coverage of the major cases of both the U.S. Supreme Court and lower courts, bibliography, list of previous year's executive orders, a selection of excerpted primary documents from entries covered in the book, abbreviations list, cases cited index, and subject index.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1414438818 | ISBN-13: 9781414438818

Table of Contents

Abortion-Employment.
Abortion.
Admiralty and Maritime Law.
Age Discrimination.
Alien.
Americans with Disabilities Act.
Antitrust Law.
Appellate Advocacy.
Arbitration.
Armed Robbery.
Attorney.
Attorney General.
Automobiles.
Bankruptcy.
Banks and Banking.
In Focus: The Debate over Nationalization of Banks.
Biden, Joseph.
Birth Control.
Capital Punishment.
Clean Water Act.
Clemency.
Commerce Clause.
Computer Crime.
Confrontation.
Copyright.
Corruption.
Covenant.
Craig, Gregory.
Crime.
Criminal Law.
Criminal Procedure.
Department of Justice.
Discrimination.
DNA.
Double Jeopardy.
Drugs and Narcotics.
Duty of Tonnage.
Economy.
Education Law.
Elections.
Employment Law.
Environmental-Perjury.
Environmental Law.
Espionage.
Evidence.
Federal Communications Commission.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
First Amendment.
Food and Drug Administration.
In Focus: FDA Comes under Fire.
Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.
Fourth Amendment.
Fraud.
Freedom of Information.
Freedom of Speech.
Gay and Lesbian Rights.
In Focus: Constitutional Amendments to Same-Sex Marriages.
Geithner, Timothy.
Habeas Corpus.
Holder, Eric.
Identity Theft.
Immigration.
Immunity.
Internet.
Judges.
Jurisdiction.
Jury.
Labor Law.
Libel.
Manslaughter.
Military Law.
Military Tribunal.
Mortgage.
Murder.
Napolitano, Janet.
National Security.
Native American Rights.
Obstruction of Justice.
Palin, Sarah.
Pensions.
Peremptory Challenge.
Perjury.
Preemption-Wiretapping.
Preemption.
Product Liability.
Punitive Damages.
Religion.
RICO.
Riparian Rights.
Safe Haven.
Search and Seizure.
Securities.
Sentencing.
Sex Discrimination.
Sex Offenses.
Sixth Amendment.
Sotomayor, Sonia.
Sovereign Immunity.
Sovereignty.
Sports Law.
Suicide.
Supremacy Clause.
Terrorism.
Tobacco.
Tort Law.
Torture.
In Focus: Dilemma Over Prosecutions for the 'Torture Memos'.
Trade.
Veterans' Rights.
Voting.
In Focus: The Internet Is the New Face of Political Campaigning.
War Crimes.
Whistleblowing.
Wiretapping.