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  • Recht, orde en burgerlijke ongehoorzaamheidby Kees Schuyt

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 52.50

    This book addresses the problems of how the citizens deal with the law, using 15 years of experience of disobedient citizens in the US: from the beginning of the civil rights-movement until opposition to the war in South East Asia. more...

  • What Can I Do Now: Lawby Ferguson

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 39.54

    What Can I Do Now? gives students the information and advice they need to take a hands-on approach to career exploration and preparation. With the do-it-yourself resources provided in each volume, students can discover the many ways to test-drive a career while they are still in school. Listed in each volume are summer camps, school clubs, and after-school... more...

  • Trials and the Courtsby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    Once the evidence is gathered and a suspect is in custody, the legal process begins. Trials and the Courts walks readers through every aspect of a criminal legal case, from the arrest and charges filed to arraignment to plea bargaining or trial to conviction or acquittal, and finally sentencing and the appeal process. This book describes the nature... more...

  • Juvenile Justiceby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    Juvenile justice is an issue that deeply divides American society. Some argue that juveniles who commit horrible crimes should receive the same treatment as adults and that acting soft on crime will only enable hardened juvenile criminals to prey on victims. Others contend that juveniles can be rehabilitated, that there are successful treatment programs... more...

  • Product Liabilityby Infobase Publishing

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    What happens if someone is injured or killed, or suffers health problems by using a product? Do people have a right to sue the manufacturers of such items? Through modern product liability laws, injured parties can make a claim in court, but such laws are often controversial. Before the 20th century, product lawsuits were rare, and injured consumers... more...

  • Speech and Silence in American Lawby Austin Sarat

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    This is an edited volume of essays that examines the ideas of speech and silence - particularly their circumstances of use and contexts - in American law. more...

  • The Lawby Buckner F. Melton

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    To deter crime, punish criminals, and uphold order, society creates and enforces laws. The Law explains the principles of criminal law, their history and roots, and how they have been applied in the United States. Beginning with a definition of what the law is, this book discusses how and why laws are made and enacted and looks at local, state, and... more...

  • The Supreme Court and American Democracyby EARL POLLOCK

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 133.00

    There is almost no political question in the United States, wrote Alexis de Tocqueville, that is not resolved sooner or later into a judicial question. The U.S. Supreme Court is the ultimate arbiter of judicial questions, weighing the laws enacted by the people's representatives against the inviolable fundamental law embodied in the U.S. Constitution.... more...

  • Rights of Studentsby David L Hudson; Alan Marzilli

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    Public school officials have a responsibility to ensure a safe learning environment for their students. But school officials also must recognize that public school students do not lose their constitutional rights "at the schoolhouse gate," as the U.S. Supreme Court wrote. The Rights of Students, Second Edition examines students' rights... more...

  • Arbitration Law in Americaby Edward Brunet; Richard E. Speidel; Jean E. Sternlight; Stephen H. Ware

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 46.00 US$ 37.72

    This book is about changing the terms of American Arbitration Law. more...