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CQ's Desk Reference on American Courts

CQ's Desk Reference on American Courts
Over 500 Answers to Questions About Our Legal System

January 1999 | 301 pages | CQ Press

From learning the basic definition of a law to understanding how a case reaches the Supreme Court, this essential reference tool provides over 500 questions and accessible answers on the complex subject of the U.S. court system.

Whether used by a citizen inquiring about jury duty or a student needing to grasp the intricacies of types of laws, CQ's Desk Reference on American Courts provides the answers on such topics as:

  • Explanations of the judicial process and procedures.
  • State and federal court institutions.
  • Definitions, concepts, and terms.
  • Discussions of important cases and interesting firsts.

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ISBN: 9781568024356