Introduction to the American Legal System
by Konnie G. Kustron
Publisher: Bookboon 2013
Number of pages: 172
Introduction to American Law provides an overview of the legal system in the United States. It is designed for learners who have little familiarity with U.S. law. Key topics include the federal and state court systems, the civil and criminal litigation processes, and ethics in the legal profession.
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