Street Law: A Course in Practical Law, Student Edition: A Course in Practical Law, Student Edition

Hardcover | January 1, 1999

byMcGraw-Hill Education

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This text should engage law students through its use of relevant information and interactive methods. Students gain a practical understanding of the law and the legal system along with skills essential to full participation in a law-oriented society.

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This text should engage law students through its use of relevant information and interactive methods. Students gain a practical understanding of the law and the legal system along with skills essential to full participation in a law-oriented society.

Format:HardcoverDimensions:10.2 × 8.7 × 1.2 inPublished:January 1, 1999Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education

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ISBN - 10:0314140778

ISBN - 13:9780314140777

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17

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Table of Contents

UNIT ONE INTRODUCTION TO LAW & THE LEGAL SYSTEM

Chapter 1 What is Law?

Chapter 2 Lawmaking

Chapter 3 Citizen Advocacy

Chapter 4 Settling Disputes

Chapter 5 The Court System

Chapter 6 Lawyers

UNIT TWO CRIMINAL LAW & JUVENILE JUSTICE

Chapter 7 Crime in America

Chapter 8 Introduction to Criminal Law

Chapter 9 Crimes Against the Person

Chapter 10 Crimes Against Property

Chapter 11 Defenses

Chapter 12 The Criminal Justice Process: The Investigation Phase

Chapter 13 The Criminal Justice Process: Proceedings Before Trail

Chapter 14 Criminal Justice Process: The Trial

Chapter 15 Criminal Justice Process: Sentencing & Corrections

Chapter 16 Juvenile Justice

UNIT THREE TORTS

Chapter 17 Torts: A Civil Wrong

Chapter 18 Intentional Torts

Chapter 19 Negligence

Chapter 20 Strict Liability

Chapter 21 Torts & Public Policy

UNIT FOUR CONSUMER & HOUSING LAW

Chapter 22 Contracts

Chapter 23 Warranties

Chapter 24 Credit

Chapter 25 Deceptive Sales Practices

Chapter 26 Becoming a Smart Consumer

Chapter 27 Cars & the Consumer

Chapter 28 Housing & the Consumer

UNIT FIVE FAMILY LAW

Chapter 29 Law & the American Family

Chapter 30 Marriate

Chapter 31 Legal Rights of Single People Who Live Together

Chapter 32 Parents & Children

Chapter 33 Foster Care & Adoption

Chapter 34 Separation, Divorce, & Custody

Chapter 35 Government Support for Families & Individuals

UNIT SIX INDIVIDUAL RIGHTS & RESPONSIBILITIES

Chapter 36 Introduction to Constitutional Law

Chapter 37 Freedom of Speech

Chapter 38 Freedom of the Press

Chapter 39 Expression in Special Places

Chapter 40 Freedom of Religion

Chapter 41 Due Process

Chapter 42 The Right to Privacy

Chapter 43 Discrimination

Chapter 44 Rights & Responsibilities in the Workplace