An introduction to the legal system of the United States
Understand the Fundamental Principles of the United States Legal System. Fulfilling the need for an introductory text to the U.S. legal system for both U.S. & foreign readers, this work is the starting point for understanding the primary objective of the architects of the U.S. Constitution. This text has been required reading in law schools for almost 20 years. Moreover, Professor Farnsworth's book has been translated into 10 languages & was used at the Salzburg Seminar in American Law. Each topic includes an extensive, detailed selection of suggested reading materials to be used for further research. Coverage Includes: Historical Background . Legal Education . Legal Profession . The Judicial System . Statutes . Secondary Authority . Classification . Procedure . Private Law . Public Law . & more.
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