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Street law : a course in practical law

Street law : a course in practical law

Author: Lee Arbetman; Edward L O'Brien; Lena Scott Morreale
Publisher: Columbus, OH : McGraw-Hill Education, ©2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 9th edView all editions and formats
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Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lee Arbetman; Edward L O'Brien; Lena Scott Morreale
ISBN: 9780021429257 0021429251 9780021429288 0021429286
OCLC Number: 1143521982
Notes: Includes index.
"Networks a social studies learning system."
Teacher manual by Lena Morreale Scott and Lee P. Arbetman.
Target Audience: Grades 9-12.
Description: xix, 651 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 226 cm + 1 teacher manual (x, T37, 474 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm)
Contents: Unit 1. Introduction to law and the legal system. What is law? ; Lawmaking ; Advocacy ; Settling disputes ; The court system ; Lawyers --
Unit 2. Criminal law and juvenile justice. Crime in America ; Introduction to criminal law ; Crimes against the person ; Crimes against property ; Defenses ; Criminal justice process : the investigative phase ; Criminal justice process : proceedings before trial ; Criminal justice process : the trial ; Criminal justice process : sentencing and corrections ; Juvenile justice --
Unit 3. Torts. Torts : a civil wrong ; Intentional torts ; Negligence ; Strict liability ; Torts and public policy --
Unit 4. Consumer law. Contracts ; Warranties ; Credit and other financial services ; Deceptive sales practice ; Becoming a smart consumer ; Major purchases --
Unit 5. Family law. Law and the American family ; Marriage ; Parents and children ; Foster care and adoption ; Separation, divorce, and custody ; Government support for families and individuals --
Unit 6. Individual rights and liberties. Introduction to constitutional law ; Freedom of speech ; Freedom of the press ; Expression in special places ; Freedom of religion ; Due process ; The right to privacy ; Discrimination --
Unit 7. Contemporary issues in law. Immigration law ; Intellectual property ; Law and terrorism ; Rights and responsibilities in the workplace.
Responsibility: Lee P. Arbetman, Edward O'Brien.


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