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American law yearbook 2017 : a guide to the year's major legal cases and developments / project editor, Michael J. Tyrkus.

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Scott County PL - Scottsburg REF 348.050 AME (Text) 35830801878330 Reference Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781410325327
  • Physical Description: ix, 329 pages ; illustrations 29 cm.
  • Publisher: Farmington Hills, Michigan : Gale, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note:
Abortion -- Antitrust law -- Arbitration -- Bankruptcy -- Capital punishment -- Civil procedure -- Civil rights -- Class action -- Clean Air Act -- Commercial law -- Conflict of interest -- Consumer protection -- Copyright -- Corruption -- Counsel -- Crime -- Criminal procedure -- Death penalty -- Defamation -- Disability law -- Discrimination -- Double jeopardy -- Due process -- Education law -- In focus : proposals would eliminate University tenure systems -- In focus : public schools in America : education or indoctrination? -- Election law -- Eminent domain -- Emolument -- In focus : the emolument clause and standing to sue -- Employment law -- Endangered Species Act -- Energy -- Entrapment -- Environmental law -- ERISA -- Establishment clause -- Fair Housing Act -- False Claims Act -- Family law -- Felony -- First Amendment -- Forfeiture -- Fourth Amendment -- Fraud -- Free exercise clause -- Gambling -- Gay and lesbian rights -- Gerrymandering -- Gun control -- Habeas corpus -- Health law -- Immigration -- Immunity -- Ineffective counsel -- Insider trading -- Insurance -- International law -- Judiciary -- Juries -- Jurisdiction -- Juvenile law -- Labor law -- In focus : right-to-work debate intensifies -- Law firms -- Limitations -- Media (or mass communication) law -- In focus : should the FCC bring back the fairness doctrine? -- Merger -- Native American rights -- Patents -- Polive power -- Premises -- Presidential powers -- Prisons -- Privacy -- Restitution -- Right to privacy -- Sanctuary cities -- In focus : sanctuary cities: humane policy or unlawful act? -- Second Amendment -- Sentencing -- Sex offenses -- Sixth Amendment -- Sovereign immunity -- Sports law -- Standing -- Supreme Court Justice -- Terrorism -- Transgender -- Veterans' rights -- Voting rights -- In focus : voter ID: protecting election integreity or voter suppression? -- Water rights.
Summary, etc.:
Annual supplement to the Gale Encyclopedia of American Law that updates and expands the content with new topics, updates, biographies of prominent figures and government appointees, and other features. Each year's edition contains the full U.S. Supreme Court docket in addition to the non-Supreme Court cases.
Subject: Law > Cases.
Judges > United States.
Lawyers > United States.
Courts > United states
Justice, Administration of > United Sates.

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