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Main Title Law 101 /
Author Feinman, Jay M.
Publisher Oxford University Press,
Year Published 2010
OCLC Number 646634296
ISBN 9780195395136; 0195395131
Subjects Law--United States--Popular works ; War on Terrorism, 2001-2009
Additional Subjects United States--Supreme Court
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  KF387.F45 2010 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 03/01/2021
Edition 3rd ed.
Collation [xiii], 363 pages ; 25 cm
Includes indexes.
Contents Notes
Law is everywhere. Every day, the news features a notorious criminal trial, a massive lawsuit, or a new constitutional claim. But it all seems so complicated. In a book brimming with legal puzzles, interesting anecdotes, thought-provoking questions, and intellectual stimulation, Jay M. Feinman offers a delightfully clear introduction to law, giving us a solid understanding of the American legal tradition, and covering the main subjects taught in the first year of law school. Readers are introduced to every aspect of the legal system, including constitutional law, the litigation process, person.--Preface. There are no secret books : you can understand the law -- Constitutional law and constitutional politics : interpreting and applying the constitution -- First freedoms : constitutional rights -- Your day in court : the litigation process -- Auto accidents, scalding coffee, and medical malpractice : personal injuries and tort law -- When is a deal a deal? Businesses, consumers, and contract law -- You are what you own : the law of property -- From insanity to in cold blood : criminal responsibility and criminal law -- Protecting the innocent, freeing the guility : criminal procedure -- Conclusion.