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  • Miranda Rightsby Paul Ruschmann

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 32.95

    The Miranda warnings became part of the common lexicon after the Supreme Court decision in Miranda v Arizona in 1966. This book examines both sides of Miranda-related questions: Is the Miranda decision a violation of separation of powers or the concept of federalism? Does making mandatory the reading of the rules free guilty criminals? And more. more...

  • How a Law is Passedby Bill Scheppler

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00

    For a piece of legislation to become an official law in the United States, it must first undergo a long and complex process involving two branches of the government: the legislative and executive. This work puts students right where the law-making action is by tracking the progress of laws. It also includes photographs, sidebars, and a glossary. more...

  • The Supreme Courtby Heather Lehr Wagner

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00

    A history of the cases that have been presented before the US Supreme Court, this work offers an account of the issues that have shaped American history: slavery, segregation, the right to vote. It examines how some of the most decisive issues the nation has ever faced, including school prayer, the death penalty, abortion, and discrimination. more...

  • 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...

  • The Constitution in 2020by Jack M. Balkin; Reva B. Siegel

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.17

    Edited by two of America's leading constitutional scholars, the book provides a new framework for addressing the most important constitutional issues of the future in clear, accessible language. Featuring some of America's finest legal minds--Cass Sunstein, Bruce Ackerman, Robert Post, Harold Koh, Larry Kramer, Noah Feldman, Pam Karlan, William Eskridge,... more...

  • Speech and Silence in American Lawby Austin Sarat

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    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...

  • 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...