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Oran S Dictionary Of The Law

Author : Daniel Oran
ISBN : 1418080918
Genre : Law
File Size : 52.84 MB
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This book gives the reader the core of each legal idea and helps them understand the American legal system as well as how to approach research tasks. It precisely explains contracts, laws, court decisions, and lawyers. It also includes a section on computerized legal research and overhauled sections on bankruptcy, intellectual property, litigation support, national security and other rapidly changing subject areas.
Category: Law

Law And The Web Of Society

Author : Cynthia L. Cates
ISBN : 1589013573
Genre : Political Science
File Size : 38.99 MB
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From birth certificates and marriage licenses to food safety regulations and speed limits, law shapes nearly every moment of our lives. Ubiquitous and ambivalent, the law is charged with both maintaining social order and protecting individual freedom. In this book, Cynthia L. Cates and Wayne V. McIntosh explore this ambivalence and document the complex relationship between the web of law and everyday life. They consider the forms and functions of the law, charting the American legal structure and judicial process, and explaining key legal roles. They then detail how it influences the development of individual identity and human relationships at every stage of our life cycle, from conception to the grave. The authors also use the word "web" in its technological sense, providing a section at the end of each chapter that directs students to relevant and useful Internet sites. Written for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in law and society courses, Law and the Web of Society contains original research that also makes it useful to scholars. In daring to ask difficult questions such as "When does life begin?" and "Where does law begin?" this book will stimulate thought and debate even as it presents practical answers.
Category: Political Science

Criminal Law Today

Author : Frank Schmalleger
ISBN : STANFORD:36105060803793
Genre : Law
File Size : 88.34 MB
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For sophomore/junior-level courses in Criminal Law, Introduction to Criminal Law, Criminal Law and Procedure, and Administration of Justice. This text is designed to introduce students to the fundamental nature of law, to give them an overview of general legal principles, and to help them develop a special understanding of the historical development of criminal law and its contemporary form and function in today's American society. Real stories and photographs of contemporary situations and issues bring the content to life, and Capstone Cases provide insights into the everyday workings of American jurisprudence and illustrate the logic by which appellate decisions are made.
Category: Law

The Nature Of Qualitative Evidence

Author : Janice M. Morse
ISBN : 0761922857
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 84.16 MB
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What constitutes qualitative evidence? This book will break new ground by providing urgently needed standards for qualitative inquiry and tackle the significant issues of what constitutes qualitative evidence. In particular, this book will address the place of qualitative evidence in the planning delivery, and evaluation of health care. The authors first examine the status of qualitative research as evidence versus as "opinion." They then examine such topics as: who decides what counts as evidence, the nature of outcomes, how to evaluate qualitative evidence, constructing evidence within the qualitative project, and research utilization and qualitative research. They conclude with perspectives on the issue of standards for qualitative investigation.
Category: Social Science

Legal Information

Author : Kent C. Olson
ISBN : 0897749618
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 60.19 MB
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"This book looks not only at 'the law,' but also at other aspects of the legal system, such as the history, politics, and structure of lawmaking institutions."--Preface, p. [vii].
Category: Business & Economics

The Social Sciences

Author : Nancy L. Herron
ISBN : 1563089858
Genre : Education
File Size : 46.46 MB
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The updated and expanded third edition of this widely used work comprises more than 1,500 annotated citations. It has served as a teaching text for students wanting a clear approach to learning about important reference sources in the social sciences.
Category: Education

Academic Research On The Internet

Author : Helen Laurence
ISBN : IND:30000079252700
Genre : Computers
File Size : 51.75 MB
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Find what you’re looking for with the best Internet resources for academic research in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences! Which academic resource deserves more of your budget: printed books and journals or softly glowing terminals? The answer differs depending on the subject area, the availability and reliability of Internet information in that field, and the comparative value of Internet research and traditional print media. Academic Research on the Internet: Options for Scholars and Libraries gives you the information you need to make those choices. This comprehensive book examines the usability of the Internet as a scholarly research and reference tool. Each chapter provides a snapshot of Internet information access and usability in a specific subject area, comparing it to traditional print media. In addition, each chapter includes a selected webliography of key resources-a time-saving tool for librarians on the reference desk. Experts in specific subject areas provide up-to-the-minute assessments of the usefulness of the Internet for research in their fields, including: Arts and Architecture Biology Engineering Chemistry Physics and Mathematics Music Philosophy English and American Literature History Political Science Business Education Anthropology and Sociology Health Sciences Public Administration Law Environmental Sciences Reference Academic Research on the Internet is designed to provide the facts you need about the reliability, timeliness, and availability of Internet information. With this information, you can decide on the relative value of print subscriptions, assess the degree to which the Internet alone can satisfy users’ information needs, and make intelligent choices about budget allocation.
Category: Computers

Public Records Online

Author : Michael L. Sankey
ISBN : STANFORD:36105062954305
Genre : Electronic public records
File Size : 78.57 MB
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This is the master guide to the world of online public records.
Category: Electronic public records