eBook American Law Yearbook, 2013 Edition

  • Series Name: American Law Yearbook Series
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  • ISBN-10: 1573022225
  • ISBN-13: 9781573022224
  • DDC: 349.73
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
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  • Previous Editions: 2013, 2012, 2011
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released December 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014
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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: 1573022217 | ISBN-13: 9781573022217

Table of Contents

Preface.
Abortion.
In Focus
Will States be Able to Outlaw Abortion?
Admiralty and Maritime Law.
Affirmative Action.
Agricultural Law.
Americans with Disabilities Act.
Antitrust Law.
Appellate Advocacy.
Arbitration.
Assassination.
Attorney's Fees.
Automobiles.
Bankruptcy.
Birth Control.
Capital Punishment.
Child Abuse.
Child Custody.
Civil Rights.
Civil Service.
Class Action.
Congress of the United States.
Conspiracy.
Copyright.
Counterfeiting.
Criminal Law.
Criminal Procedure.
Debtor and Creditor.
Department of Justice.
Double Jeopardy.
Drugs and Narcotics.
Education Law.
Election Law.
Electronic Surveillance.
Eminent Domain.
Employment Discrimination.
Environmental Law.
ERISA.
Establishment Clause.
Estate Planning.
Ex Post Facto Laws.
Extortion.
Family Law.
Federal Communications Commission.
Federal Tort Claims Act.
Fifth Amendment.
First Amendment.
Fourth Amendment.
Fraud.
Freedom of Speech.
Gay and Lesbian Rights.
Gun Control.
In Focus;
The Future of Gun Control after Newtown.
Habeas Corpus.
Hate Crime.
Immigration.
International Law.
Kidnapping.
Labor Law.
Lawyers.
Limitations.
Medicaid.
Military Law.
Murder.
Patents.
In Focus.
Courts Continually Grapple with Biotechnology Patent Issues.
Plain-Error Rule.
Preemption.
Presidential Powers.
Privacy.
Privileges and Immunities.
Product Liability.
Search and Seizure.
Second Amendment.
Securities and Exchange Commission.
Sentencing.
Sex Offenses.
Sovereign Immunity.
Speedy Trial.
Sports Law.
Surrogate Motherhood.
Taxation.
Terrorism.
Tobacco.
Trademarks.
Voting Rights Act.
Appendix.
Bibliography.
Glossary.
Abbreviations.
Table of Cases Cited.
Index by Name and Subject.