Law 101 : everything you need to know about the American legal system / Jay M. Feinman

Author(s): Feinman, Jay M
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Subjects: Law--United States--Popular works
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
LC Classification: K, KF
Physical Description: xii, 353 p. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: Preface
1. There are No Secret Books: You Can Understand the Law 3
2. Constitutional Law and Constitutional Politics: Interpreting and Applying the Constitution 11
3. First Freedoms: Constitutional Rights 45
4. Your Day in Court: The Litigation Process 87
5. Auto Accidents, Scalding Coffee, and Medical Malpractice: Personal Injuries and Tort Law 133
6. When Is a Deal a Deal?: Businesses, Consumers, and Contract Law 171
7. You Are What You Own: The Law of Property 205
8. From Insanity to In Cold Blood: Criminal Responsibility and Criminal Law 249
9. Protecting the Innocent, Freeing the Guilty: Criminal Procedure 297
Conclusion 337
Index of Legal Cases 339
Index 343
Notes: LCCN: 99028333
ISBN: 0195132653 (alk. paper)
Includes indexes
OCLC Number: 41096363
ISBN/ISSN: 0195132653