The Study Of Law: A Critical Thinking Approach
Brand: Aspen Publishers

The Study Of Law: A Critical Thinking Approach

  • Publish Date: 2009-04-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Katherine A. Currier;Thomas E. Eimermann

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<p> In this comprehensive introduction to law, authors Currier and Eimermann use the highly effective critical thinking approach — encouraging students to engage with the material through hypothetical problems, examples, and thought-provoking questions. </p> <p> <b>Covering all of the key concepts presented in a typical Introduction to Law course, The Study of Law: A Critical thinking Approach, Second Edition, features</b>: </p> <ul> <li> an overview of key concepts in American law designed for business, criminal justice, political science, and general education courses </li> <li> a critical thinking approach that involves students in the materials through interactive pedagogy — such as hypotheticals, examples, and well-designed questions </li> <li> a well-written text with excerpts from illustrative cases </li> <li> a logical two-part organization <ul> <li> <b>Part I. The Legal System</b> introduces students to the sources and classifications of law, the structure of the court system, and litigation </li> <li> <b>Part II. Basic Principles of American Law</b> introduces students to legal principles that form the basis of constitutional law, torts, contracts, property, business, family, and criminal law </li> </ul> </li> </ul> <ul left= 50.0 style= margin-left:50.0; > <li> coverage of legal reasoning, case briefing, and statutory interpretation </li> </ul> <ul> <li> appendices including the U.S. Constitution, Fundamentals of Good Writing, and NetNotes </li> </ul> <p> <b>Updated throughout, the Second Edition offers</b>: </p> <ul> <li> an increased focus on the role and importance of the legal system in the lives of all citizens </li> <li> more coverage of constitutional law — with emphasis on federalism and First Amendment issues </li> <li> new and additional case excerpts </li> <li> an increased emphasis on substantive and theoretical (rather than procedural) issues </li> </ul> <p> Specifically designed for introductory law courses in business, criminal justice, political science and general education, <b>The Study of Law: A Critical Thinking Approach, Second Edition</b>, offers the pedagogical richness that fuels class discussion and enriches your teaching. </p> <p> </p>


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