The U.S. Justice System: An Encyclopedia, Volume 1
Steven Harmon Wilson
ABC-CLIO, 2012 - LAW - 1276 pages
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"