The Resource American law and the American legal system in a nutshell, by Lloyd Bonfield

American law and the American legal system in a nutshell, by Lloyd Bonfield

Label
American law and the American legal system in a nutshell
Title
American law and the American legal system in a nutshell
Statement of responsibility
by Lloyd Bonfield
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This book, suitable as a primer for foreign LLMs -- or as an introductory survey for American students of both procedural and substantive law -- is a comprehensive, though concise, survey of the American legal system -- its structure and its methodology."--Publisher
Member of
Cataloging source
WSTAC
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1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bonfield, Lloyd
Index
index present
LC call number
KF386
LC item number
.B59 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Nutshell series
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  • Law
  • Law
  • United States
Label
American law and the American legal system in a nutshell, by Lloyd Bonfield
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to American law -- The sources of law and common law reasoning -- The American constitutional system: allocation of governmental powers -- The American judiciary: guardians of the Constitution -- The American civil trial: ritualized combat -- Contract and commercial law: a promise is a promise (maybe) -- American tort law: venerable common law on the eve of reform? -- American property law: plenty of old wine in both new and old bottles -- Americas business is business: and business lawyers govern the show -- Criminal law: (much) crime and (severe) punishment in modern America -- Criminal procedure: the 'long and winding road' from apprehension of criminals to their release -- A Bill of Rights for all seasons -- Administrative agencies and their law: the fourth branch of American law -- International law in the American legal system: is it really there? -- Conclusions: the American bar
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 370 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781628103779
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
West Academic
Other control number
9780314150165
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)951920515
  • (OCoLC)ocn951920515
Label
American law and the American legal system in a nutshell, by Lloyd Bonfield
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to American law -- The sources of law and common law reasoning -- The American constitutional system: allocation of governmental powers -- The American judiciary: guardians of the Constitution -- The American civil trial: ritualized combat -- Contract and commercial law: a promise is a promise (maybe) -- American tort law: venerable common law on the eve of reform? -- American property law: plenty of old wine in both new and old bottles -- Americas business is business: and business lawyers govern the show -- Criminal law: (much) crime and (severe) punishment in modern America -- Criminal procedure: the 'long and winding road' from apprehension of criminals to their release -- A Bill of Rights for all seasons -- Administrative agencies and their law: the fourth branch of American law -- International law in the American legal system: is it really there? -- Conclusions: the American bar
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 370 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781628103779
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Note
West Academic
Other control number
9780314150165
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)951920515
  • (OCoLC)ocn951920515

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