American law yearbook 2014 / Michael J. Tyrkus, project editor. - 1 online resource (ix, 327 pages) : illustrations - Gale virtual reference library .

"ISSN 1521-0901."

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Abortion -- Adoption -- Affirmative action -- Age discrimination -- Aid and abet -- Appeal -- Arbitration -- Bankruptcy -- Campaign finance -- Capital punishment -- Child custody -- Child pornography -- Civil procedure -- Class action -- Clean air act -- Constitutional law -- Consumer credit -- In focus. Credit card fraus and U.S. Reluctance to convert to safer technology -- Copyright -- Corruption -- Courts -- Criminal law -- Criminal procedure -- Discrimination -- Drugs and narcotics -- In focus. Changing public and legal attitudes toward marijuana -- Eighth amendment -- Embezzlement -- Employment law -- Environmental law -- Equal protection -- ERISA -- Espionage -- Establishment clause -- False advertising -- Family law -- Federal communications commission -- Federal courts -- Fifth amendment -- First amendment -- Food and drug administration -- Fourth amendment -- Fraud -- Freedom of information act -- Freedom of religion -- Gambling -- Gay and lesbian rights -- Gender discrimination -- Gun control -- Habeas corpus -- Health care -- Immigration -- Immunity -- Jurisdiction -- Juvenile law -- Labor law -- Legal education -- Manslaughter -- Military law -- Murder -- National security -- In focus. NSA phone surveillance : privacy versus national security -- Native American rights -- Negligence -- The nuclear regulatory commission -- Patents -- Practice of law -- Preemption -- Prisoners' rights -- Privacy -- In focus. The evolving concept of privacy in the 21st century -- Real estate -- Restitution -- Right to counsel -- Search and seizure -- Second amendment -- Securities -- Sentencing -- Separation of powers -- Sex offenses -- Sexual harassment -- Sovereign immunity -- Sports law -- Statute of limitations -- Taxation -- Terrorism -- Third amendment -- Venue -- Voting rights act -- Whistleblower -- In focus. Whistleblowers and the government : heroes or traitors? -- Wrongful death.

Annual supplement to the Gale Encyclopedia of American Law that updates and expands the content with new topics, updates, biographies of prominent figures and government appointees, and other features. Each year's edition contains the full U.S. Supreme Court docket in addition to the non-Supreme Court cases.

9781573022248 (electronic book)


Law--United States--Encyclopedias.
Law--United States--Popular works.
Justice, Administration of--United States.
Courts--United States.
Lawyers--United States.
Judges--United States.
Law--Cases.

KF154 / .A44 2015

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