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Study of Law : A Critical Thinking Approach (Hardcover) (Katherine A. Currier & Thomas E. Eimermann)

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The latest edition of The Study of Law: A Critical Thinking Approach offers a comprehensive, intelligent overview of all the key concepts covered in a typical introduction to law course. A critical thinking approach is used to introduce students to the study of law, encouraging students to interact with the materials through hypotheticals, examples, and well-designed questions. The text is divided into two parts, reflecting the topics addressed in an introductory course. Part I, Introduction to the Legal System, introduces students to the sources and classification of law, the structure of the court system, and an overview of litigation. Part II: Basic Legal Concepts, covers the basics of analysis and interpretation of the law, followed by chapters on substantive law.

Key Features of the New Edition:

  • Teaches students the basic skills necessary to understand statutes and court cases
  • Strong pedagogy reinforces well-written text presented in an accessible and well-organized format
  • Edited cases are included in every chapter to teach students how to read and analyze the law
  • New coverage includes: the Boston Marathon bombing case, the Affordable Care Act, and trademark issues involving the Washington Redskins , e-filing and e-discovery, discussion of same-sex marriage and custody disputes over pre-embryos, and crimes of unauthorized access of computer data and warrantless searches of cell phones

Number of Pages: 663
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Sub-Genre: Law
Series Title: Aspen College
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business
Author: Katherine A. Currier & Thomas E. Eimermann
Language: English
Street Date: September 11, 2015
TCIN: 50466542
UPC: 9781454852223
Item Number (DPCI): 248-07-2570
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