Encyclopedia of the American Judicial System: Studies of the Principal Institutions and Processes of Law, Volume 1

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Scribner, 1987 - 1420 pages
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The Encyclopedia covers all aspects of the American legal system including the substance of American law, the processes that produce legal principles and the institutions that enact and enforce the law. The 88 original essays treat the history of each topic, emphasizing the social context of each period and the economic and political pressures that have shaped interpretation.

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Eighty-eight scholars have contributed original, signed articles to this impressive encyclopedia. The articles range from 9 to 32 pages each; most are between 12 and 20 pages. The material is arranged ... Read full review

Contents

THE ARTICLES OF CONFEDERATION
13
FRAMING THE CONSTITUTION
26
THE MARSHALL COURT AND ERA
39
Copyright

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