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American Law Yearbook, 2019 Edition

  • Series Name: American Law Yearbook Series
  • ISBN-10: 0028666941
  • ISBN-13: 9780028666945
  • DDC: 348.7303
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - College Senior
  • 340 Pages | eBook
  • Previous Editions: 2019, 2018, 2017
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Available January 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020
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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 full U.S. Supreme Court docket as well as important lower court decisions and interesting cases in the public eye.

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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

  • Lists previous year’s executive orders; features a selection of excerpted primary documents from entries covered in the book; provides cases cited and subject index.

What's New

  • All entries in this volume are original, created content (see Table of Contents for listing.)

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 0028666933 | ISBN-13: 9780028666938

Table of Contents

Preface.
Abortion.
Age Discrimination.
Antitrust Law.
Arbitration.
Attorney General.
Bail.
Capital Punishment.
Census.
Charitable Organizations?
Civil Procedure.
Civil Rights.
Class Action.
Commerce Clause.
Consumer Credit.
Consumer Protection.
Copyright.
Criminal Law.
Cruel and Unusual Punishment.
Defamation - In Focus: Changing/Updating the Defamation Standard.
Driving While Intoxicated.
Drugs and Narcotics.
Education Law.
Eighth Amendment.
Election Law.
Emolument.
Endangered Species Act.
Energy.
Environmental Law.
Equal Pay Act.
Equal Protection.
Executive Orders - Focus: Discussion of Debate on the Trump Wall.
Extortion.
False Claims Act.
Federal Lands.
Federalism.
First Amendment.
Foreign Immunity.
Fourteenth Amendment.
Fourth Amendment.
Fraud.
Freedom of Religion.
Freedom of Speech.
Gay and Lesbian Rights.
Gun Control.
Hate Crime.
Health Law - In Focus: Debate Over Health Care.
Immigration – In Focus: Immigration Reform.
Immigration - In Focus: Citizenship Question on Census Form.
Immunity.
Ineffective Counsel.
Intellectual Property.
International Law.
Judges.
Jurisdiction.
Jury.
Legal Education.
Maritime Law.
Native American Rights.
Obstruction of Justice.
Parental Emancipation.
Perjury.
Police Power.
Presidential Powers.
Prisoners' Rights.
Product Liability.
Public Lands.
Second Amendment.
Securities.
Securities and Exchange Commission.
Sentencing.
Separation of Powers.
Sex Offenses.
Social Security Act.
Sovereignty.
Sports Law.
Supreme Court -In Focus: Confirmation Process and Controversies.
Tariffs.
Technology.
Traffic Law.
Transgender.
Voting Rights.
Whistleblower.
Bibliography.
Glossary.
Abbreviations.
Table of Cases Cited.
Index by Name and Subject.