This new textbook, An Introduction to the American Legal System, Government, and Constitutional Law, (PDF) introduces college students to the relationship among the American governmental, constitutional, and legal systems. With a concise and clear presentation, this ebook explores historical and contemporary events, constitutional provisions, and judicial opinions that show how the three systems house social progress in an always-changing and highly diverse nation. Perfect for LLM courses or even undergraduate classes, this ebook aims to teach students how to understand brief judicial opinions, constitutional doctrines, and how American history influences contemporary legal issues.
- Chapter questions that help basic legal analysis through hypotheticals, opinion briefing, and application of constitutional provisions
- Concise and clear presentation and logical organization of material making it a perfect introductory book to the American legal system
- Includes modern cases on relevant topics, such as legalization of marijuana, same-sex marriage, and homicidal laws affecting juveniles
- Includes important political and historical events, such as lawsuits brought against Presidents, congressional impeachment powers, the Supreme Court’s resolution of voting issues, the Civil Rights movement, the Electoral College System the Civil War and post Civil War constitutional amendments, presidential and congressional war powers, and Supreme Court opinions about Guantanamo Bay detainees
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