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American law yearbook 2012 : a guide to the year's major legal cases and developments / [Jeffrey Wilson, project editor].

Contributor(s): Wilson, Jeffrey, 1971- [editor.] | Gale Group.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Gale virtual reference library.Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2013Description: 1 online resource (ix, 319 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781414499420 (electronic book); 1414499426 (electronic book).Uniform titles: West's encyclopedia of American law. Subject(s): Law -- United States | Law -- United States -- Popular works | Justice, Administration of -- United States | Courts -- United States | Lawyers -- United States | Judges -- United States | Law -- CasesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: American law yearbook 2012.DDC classification: 349.73 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Abortion -- Affirmative action -- Arbitration -- Assisted suicide -- Automobiles -- Bankruptcy -- Banks and banking -- Campaign finance -- Canons of construction -- Capital punishment -- Child custody -- Civil rights -- Collective bargaining -- Congress of the United States -- Copyright -- Corporations -- Criminal procedure -- Defamation -- Double jeopardy -- Drugs and narcotics -- In focus : is America headed toward legalized recreational use of marijuana? -- Due process -- Election law -- Employment law -- Environmental law -- Equal protection -- Establishment clause -- Ethics -- Expert testimony -- Family law -- Federal Communications Commission -- Federal courts -- Federal question -- Fifth amendment -- First amendment -- Foreclosure -- Fourteenth amendment -- Fourth amendment -- Fraud -- Freedom of Information Act -- Freedom of religion -- Freedom of speech -- Gay and lesbian rights -- Habeas Corpus -- Harmless error -- Health insurance -- Health law -- Homicide -- Immigration -- Immunity -- Insider trading -- Interpreters -- Involuntary manslaughter -- Judgment -- Jurisdiction -- Juvenile law -- Labor unions -- Lawyers -- Legal education -- Libel -- Limitations -- Medicaid -- Military law -- Murder -- In focus : the controversy over 'stand your ground' laws --
Pardon -- Patents -- Plea bargain -- Political question -- Polygamy -- Ponzi scheme -- Preemption -- Presidential powers -- Prisoners' rights -- Privacy -- Privilege -- Real estate -- Restitution -- Second amendment -- Sentencing -- Sex offenses -- Social Security Act -- Sovereign immunity -- Sovereignty -- Sports law -- Statute of limitations -- Taxation -- Telecommunications -- Terrorism -- Tobacco -- Tort law -- Unjust enrichment -- U.S. Supreme Court -- Voting -- Workers compensation.
Summary: Annual supplement to West's 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.
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"ISSN 1521-0901."

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Abortion -- Affirmative action -- Arbitration -- Assisted suicide -- Automobiles -- Bankruptcy -- Banks and banking -- Campaign finance -- Canons of construction -- Capital punishment -- Child custody -- Civil rights -- Collective bargaining -- Congress of the United States -- Copyright -- Corporations -- Criminal procedure -- Defamation -- Double jeopardy -- Drugs and narcotics -- In focus : is America headed toward legalized recreational use of marijuana? -- Due process -- Election law -- Employment law -- Environmental law -- Equal protection -- Establishment clause -- Ethics -- Expert testimony -- Family law -- Federal Communications Commission -- Federal courts -- Federal question -- Fifth amendment -- First amendment -- Foreclosure -- Fourteenth amendment -- Fourth amendment -- Fraud -- Freedom of Information Act -- Freedom of religion -- Freedom of speech -- Gay and lesbian rights -- Habeas Corpus -- Harmless error -- Health insurance -- Health law -- Homicide -- Immigration -- Immunity -- Insider trading -- Interpreters -- Involuntary manslaughter -- Judgment -- Jurisdiction -- Juvenile law -- Labor unions -- Lawyers -- Legal education -- Libel -- Limitations -- Medicaid -- Military law -- Murder -- In focus : the controversy over 'stand your ground' laws --

Pardon -- Patents -- Plea bargain -- Political question -- Polygamy -- Ponzi scheme -- Preemption -- Presidential powers -- Prisoners' rights -- Privacy -- Privilege -- Real estate -- Restitution -- Second amendment -- Sentencing -- Sex offenses -- Social Security Act -- Sovereign immunity -- Sovereignty -- Sports law -- Statute of limitations -- Taxation -- Telecommunications -- Terrorism -- Tobacco -- Tort law -- Unjust enrichment -- U.S. Supreme Court -- Voting -- Workers compensation.

Annual supplement to West's 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.

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