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American Legal Process, Second Edition

Authors
  • Bradley S. Shannon
Series / Aspen Casebook Series
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There have long been a number of “introduction to law” textbooks (primarily aimed at non-American lawyers) and, more recently, textbooks dealing with legislation and regulation. American Legal Process is perhaps the only work since the creation of Henry M. Hart, Jr. & Albert M. Sacks’ iconic legal process materials to include extended discussions not only of those topics, but also of the judicial process. The Second Edition represents a continuation of and improvement on the first edition. There is no other law textbook quite like it.

New to the 2nd Edition:

  • Reorganization along the lines of the three branches of the U.S. government (legislative, executive, and judicial) and Articles I, II, and III of the U.S. Constitution

  • An increase in the number of chapters from four to 13 (including an introductory chapter) to enhance readability and comprehension

  • New/expanded discussions of current topics in Legal Process, including amicus curiae practice; the use of cameras in the courtroom; corpus linguistics; decisional methodology; sua sponte decision making; and the use of foreign law

Professors and students will benefit from:

  • Increases in content through an expanded use of notes

  • Plain, readable text; very straightforward presentation

  • Fascinating subject matter

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About the authors
Bradley S. Shannon
Professor of Law
Florida Coastal School of Law

Bradley S. Shannon is a Professor of Law at the Florida Coastal School of Law. He was an instructor at the University of Idaho College of Law, an attorney at Helsell Fetterman LLP and a law clerk at the U.S. District Court for the E.D. Wash. Bradley received his B.A. from the University of Washington; he received his J.D. from the University of Washington Law School.

Product Information
Edition
Second Edition
Publication date
2019-09-12
Pages
774
Hardcover
9781454899754
Subject
Legislation and Regulation
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