Franklin

A primer on American courts / William S. Miller.

Author/Creator:
Miller, William S., 1946- author.
Publication:
London, [England] ; New York, [New York] : Routledge, 2016.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (209 p.)
Subjects:
Courts -- United States.
Procedure (Law) -- United States.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Contents:
""Cover""; ""Half Title""; ""Title Page""; ""Copyright Page""; ""Dedication""; ""Table of Contents""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Chapter 1 A Brief History of English and American Courts""; ""The United States Constitution""; ""English Origins""; ""Colonial and Early State Courts""; ""Development of the Federal Courts""; ""Development of the State Courts""; ""Chapter 2 Jurisdiction""; ""The Four J's""; ""Types of Jurisdiction""; ""Conclusion""; ""Chapter 3 Litigation""; ""Civil Cases and Criminal Cases""; ""Civil Procedure""; ""Criminal Procedure""; ""Appellate Procedure""
""Expedited Consideration of Constitutional Issues""""Conclusion""; ""Chapter 4 Federal and State Courts""; ""Federal Courts-The Powers of Congress""; ""State Courts""; ""Conclusion""; ""Chapter 5 The Supreme Court""; ""The Structure of the Supreme Court""; ""The Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court""; ""Supreme Court Procedure""; ""Deciding Cases and Preparing Opinions""; ""Effect of Appellate Decisions and Opinions""; ""Appendix A Finding and Citing Legal Sources""; ""Appendix B Analyzing Opinions and Briefing Cases""; ""Appendix C Theories of Judicial Decision-Making""
""Appendix D Additional Federal Courts""""Appendix E The Funnel Effect""; ""Index""
Notes:
Includes index.
Description based on print version record.
ISBN:
1-317-35015-4
1-315-66478-X
1-317-35014-6
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