Diane S. Kaplan
This new textbook; An Introduction to the American Legal System; Government; and Constitutional Law; (PDF) introduces college students to the relationship among the American governmental; constitutional; and legal systems. With a concise and clear presentation; this ebook explores historical and contemporary events; constitutional provisions; and judicial opinions that show how the three systems house social progress in an always-changing and highly diverse nation. Perfect for LLM courses or even undergraduate classes; this ebook aims to teach students how to understand brief judicial opinions; constitutional doctrines; and how American history influences contemporary legal issues.
- Chapter questions that help basic legal analysis through hypotheticals; opinion briefing; and application of constitutional provisions
- Concise and clear presentation and logical organization of material making it a perfect introductory book to the American legal system
- Includes modern cases on relevant topics; such as legalization of marijuana; same-sex marriage; and homicidal laws affecting juveniles
- Includes important political and historical events; such as lawsuits brought against Presidents; congressional impeachment powers; the Supreme Court’s resolution of voting issues; the Civil Rights movement; the Electoral College System the Civil War and post Civil War constitutional amendments; presidential and congressional war powers; and Supreme Court opinions about Guantanamo Bay detainees
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