The U.S. Justice System: An Encyclopedia, Volume 1

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Steven Harmon Wilson
ABC-CLIO, 2012 - LAW - 1276 pages
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A comprehensive, three-volume set that provides detailed background essays, short topical entries, and primary document excerpts to explain the organization, history, and functioning of the U.S. justice system.

* More than 50 contributing scholars provide a variety of expertise from the fields of law, history, and politics

* A separate volume of primary source documents

* A comprehensive bibliography as well as suggested readings for each essay and article

* A glossary of hundreds of key terms like "contract," "injunction," and "precedent"

 

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Contents

Volume Two
388
Volume Three
744
Glossary of Common Legal Terms
1209
General Bibliography
1225
Editor and Contributors
1231
Index
1235
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About the author (2012)

Steven Harmon Wilson is associate dean of liberal arts at Tulsa Community College, Metro Campus, Tulsa, OK.

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