eBook Gale Encyclopedia of American Law, 2011 Edition

  • Series Name: American Law Yearbook Series
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  • ISBN-10: 1414463405
  • ISBN-13: 9781414463407
  • DDC: 349.73
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
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  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2010, 2009
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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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

  • Entries of note cover the Giffords shooting in Arizona, the repeal of the military's Don't Ask Don't Tell policy, and the Wikileaks controversy, in addition to the regular scope of the title.

What's New

  • 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 su

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1414458029 | ISBN-13: 9781414458021

Table of Contents

Preface.
Adoption.
Affirmative Action.
Arbitration.
Automobiles.
Bankruptcy.
Banks and Banking.
Capital Punishment.
Civil Rights.
Class Action.
Consumer Protection.
Contract.
Courts.
Criminal Law.
Department of the Treasury.
DNA Evidence.
Drugs and Narcotics.
Due Process.
Education Law.
Election Law.
Email.
Employment Discrimination.
Environmental Law.
ERISA.
Establishment Clause.
Ethics.
Federal Communications Commission.
Federal Preemption.
First Amendment.
Foreclosure.
Fourth Amendment.
Fraud.
Freedom of Information Act.
Freedom of Speech.
Gambling.
Gay and Lesbian Rights.
Habeas Corpus.
Health Care.
Immigration.
Immunity.
Impeachment.
International Law.
Internet.
Jurisdiction.
Juvenile Law.
Labor Law.
Medicine.
Military Law.
Murder.
Native American Rights.
Obstruction of Justice.
Parole.
Patents.
Preemption.
Prisoners' Rights.
Privacy.
Religion.
Right to Counsel.
Riparian Rights.
Second Amendment.
In Focus: Gun Control and Mental Illness Disqualification in the Aftermath of the 2011 Tucson Shootings.
Section 1983.
Securities.
Sentencing.
Sex Offenses.
Sexual Harassment.
Sixth Amendment.
Social Security Act.
Sovereign Immunity.
Speedy Trial.
Sports Law.
Statute of Limitations.
Taxation.
Telecommunications.
Tenth Amendment.
Terrorism.
Tort Law.
U.S. Supreme Court.
Voting Rights Act.
Whistleblower.
White Collar Crime.