Understanding Law in a Changing Society

Understanding Law in a Changing Society

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To most Americans, the law-especially noncriminal law-is a mystery that only someone with a law degree can solve. Understanding Law in a Changing Society renders the complexity of law at a level that everyone can understand. The book walks readers through the structure of the legal system, different divisions of civil law, and the core concepts and distinctions that underlie contemporary legal thought. It also provides insight into the way law and social change affect one another. With this revised and updated third edition, the authors have incorporated an updated preface and a new introduction; outlined a qHow to Brief a Caseq section; included new case studies, readings, and qYou be the Judgeq features for selected chapters; and for the first time added a glossary of legal terms and key websites to the book. Important developments in judicial selection, the state secrets doctrine, and family law (including same sex marriage, child custody, and unwed fathers' rights) are highlighted.Faberge, Inc., 273 Md. 538, 332 A.2d 11, 15 (1975); Simpson v. ... Hood asserts that Ryobi failed adequately to warn of the dangers of using the saw without the blade guards in place. ... He contends, however, that the warnings affixed to the product and displayed in the operatorAls manual were inadequate to alert him to theanbsp;...

Title:Understanding Law in a Changing Society
Author: Bruce E. Altschuler, Celia A. Sgroi, Margaret R. Ryniker
Publisher:Routledge - 2016-01-08

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