The Supreme Court

Author : Lawrence Baum
ISBN : 9781483376134
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 34.7 MB
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The Supreme Court, Twelfth Edition, examines all major aspects of the highest court in the nation, from the selection of justices and agenda creation to the decision-making process and the Court’s impact on government and U.S. society. Delving deeply into personalities and procedures, author Lawrence Baum provides a balanced explanation of the Court’s actions and the behavior of its justices as he reveals its complexity, reach, and influence. This new edition gives particular attention to current developments such as the impact of political polarization on the Court, the justices’ increasingly public roles, and recent rulings on same-sex marriage and health care.
Category: Political Science

Constitutional Law

Author : Jacqueline R. Kanovitz
ISBN : 9781437778915
Genre : Law
File Size : 30.44 MB
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Presents an up-to-date analysis of critical constitutional issues. Special attention is given to issues of greatest concern to criminal justice personnel - detention, arrest, search and seizure, interrogations and confessions, self-incrimination, due process, and right to counsel. Also includes constitutional aspects of criminal and civil liabilities of justice personnel, and constitutional and civil rights in the workplace. Part II presents key cases to assist in interpreting the constitutional provisions. Each chapter includes chapter outline, key terms and concepts, as well as numerous boxes defining terms and elaborating on the text. Part II contains briefs of judicial decisions related to the topics covered in the the text, in order to help the reader learn rule of law as well as the reasoning of the court that guides future court rulings. Part III contains the Constitution of the United States of America, a Glossary and a Table of Cases.
Category: Law

Murphy On Evidence

Author : Richard Glover
ISBN : 9780199669875
Genre : Law
File Size : 77.70 MB
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Now in its thirteenth edition, Murphy on Evidence offers an authoritative and up-to-date guide to the law of evidence. A leading text for both undergraduates and trainee barristers and solicitors, the book bridges the gap between academic and practical treatments of the law of evidence, containing detailed academic analysis alongside a wealth of practical information about how the law is applied in the courtroom, illustrated through two realistic casestudies. New case study material including videos have been added to the Online Resource Centre for this edition.
Category: Law

America S Courts And The Criminal Justice System

Author : David W. Neubauer
ISBN : 9781305446106
Genre : Education
File Size : 29.62 MB
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The premier choice for Courts courses for decades, this popular text offers a comprehensive explanation of the courts and the criminal justice system, presented in a streamlined, straightforward manner that appeals to instructors and students alike. Neubauer and Fradella's crisp and clear writing, characterized by the organization of material into brief sections within chapters, ensures that readers gain a firm handle on the material. At the same time, the text's innovative courtroom workhouse model -- which focuses on the interrelationships among the judge, prosecutor, and defense attorney -- brings the courtroom to life. AMERICA'S COURTS AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM has long been known for the way it gives students an accurate glimpse of what it is like to work within the American criminal justice system, and the Twelfth Edition is no exception. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Education

Ap U S History Review And Study Guide Aligned With American Pageant 15th Edition

Author : Mill Hill Books
ISBN : 9781329031524
Genre : Education
File Size : 62.82 MB
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Study guide and review for Advanced Placement United States History for the student serious about doing well in the course. It serves as a great resource either while going through the course, or at the end of the course as a review before the AP exam. This book is directly aligned with "American Pageant" (15th Edition) so the student will do as well as possible during the course. Included are detailed outlines. The outlines link directly to each chapter and to each chapter's sub-sections, thus making it great for a student taking U.S. History and using Bailey and Kennedy's "American Pageant" as his or her main text and who strives to excel in the course. Note: this is the ebook/epub/ipad version.
Category: Education