Philosophical Problems in the Law
David M. Adams
Wadsworth, 2000 - Law - 650 pages
PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEMS IN THE LAW is the perfect introduction to the philosophy of law! This collection of articles and cases helps you consider philosophical problems associated with the law through examples, case studies, and decision scenarios. Case examples and recent decisions such as Pledge of allegiance case, Freedom of expression on the Internet, Supreme Court rulings on affirmative action, "Three-Strikes laws," and the death penalty help you see the real world relevance of what you are learning.
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