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American law : an introduction / Lawrence M. Friedman, Grant M. Hayden.

Author:
Friedman, Lawrence M. (Lawrence Meir), 1930- [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, 2017.
  • ©2017
Εdition:
Third edition.
Description:
xiii, 360 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-337) and index.
Contents:
What is a legal system? -- Law : formal and informal -- The background of American law -- The structure of American law : the courts -- The structure of American law : statutes and statute makers -- The structure of American law : executing policy -- Federalism and American legal culture -- Inside the black box : the substance of law -- Crimes and punishments -- Constitutional law and civil liberties -- On legal behavior -- Legal culture : legitimacy and morality -- The American legal profession -- Law and social change -- Epilogue : the future of law in the United States.
Subject(s):
LawUnited StatesPopular works [Browse]
Form/​Genre:
Popular works.
ISBN:
  • 9780190460587 ((hardback ; : alk. paper))
  • 019046058X ((hardback ; : alk. paper))
  • 9780190460594 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
  • 0190460598 ((pbk. ; : alk. paper))
LCCN:
2016025405
OCLC:
951018042
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