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Overview of U.S. Law, Second Edition

JR Swanegan and Ellen S. Podgor
eISBN-13: 9781531002404

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Overview of U.S. Law, Second Edition, provides a preliminary examination of seventeen subjects typically covered by United States law schools. Each chapter offers a succinct and organized review of the topic and begins with a detailed outline of the subject. Expert legal academics, drawn from a number of outstanding American law schools, authored each of the different chapters. The opening chapter of the book provides an overview of the legal system in the United States, and offers comparison with a civil code system. The book covers basic first year courses like Contracts, Torts, Criminal Law, Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law, and Property. It also examines typical bar-type courses such as Wills and Trusts, Evidence, and Family Law. Finally, there are chapters on some "hot topics," such as Intellectual Property.

Overview of U.S. Law is intended for students who are considering attending law school, those who plan to participate in an LL.M. program in the United States, and those outside the U.S. who seek an overview of the legal system. The chapters were designed with foreign lawyers and international students in mind.

Sold By Carolina Academic Press
ISBNs 1531002390, 9781531002398, 1531002404, 9781531002404
Publish Year 2019
Language English
Number of Pages 560

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