The Study of the Law: A Critical Thinking Approach by Katherine A. Currier - PDF and EPUB eBook
This non-paralegal specific text: - takes the critical thinking approach to familiarize students with the study of law and...
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Details of The Study of the Law: A Critical Thinking Approach
- Exact title of the book
- The Study of the Law: A Critical Thinking Approach
- Book author
- Katherine A. Currier
- Book edition
- Number of pages
- 800 pages
- December 21st 2004 by Aspen Publishers
- File size (in PDF)
- 3200 kB
Some brief overview of book
This non-paralegal specific text: - takes the critical thinking approach to familiarize students with the study of law and encourages students to interact with the materials through hypotheticals, examples, and well-designed questions - teaches students the basic skills necessary to understand statutes and court cases - includes ethics alerts, marginal definitions, Internet references, and legal reasoning exercises throughout the book - presents material in an accessible and well-organized format - uses edited cases in the substantive law chapters to teach students how to read and analyze the law - offers helpful material on writing skills, research, and citation in the appendices The three parts of the book reflect the topics of the introductory course: - The American Legal System presents the sources and classification of law, the structure of the court system, and an overview of litigation - Finding and Analyzing the Law reviews the basics of legal analysis, research, and writing - Substantive Law and Legal Ethics considers torts, contract law, property and estate law, laws affecting business, family law, criminal law and procedure, and legal ethics.