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American law yearbook 2013 : a guide to the year's major legal cases and developments / Lisa Kumar, project editor.

Contributor(s): Kumar, Lisa [editor.] | Gale Group.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Gale virtual reference library.Publisher: Detroit : Gale, Cengage Learning, c2014Description: 1 online resource (ix, 320 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781573022224 (electronic book); 1573022225 (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 2013.DDC classification: 349.73 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Abortion -- In focus: Will states be able to outlaw abortion? -- Admiralty and maritime law -- Affirmative action -- Agricultural law -- Americans with Disabilities Act -- Antitrust law -- Appellate advocacy -- Arbitration -- Assassination -- Attorney's fees -- Automobiles -- Bankruptcy -- Birth control -- Capital punishment -- Child abuse -- Child custody -- Civil rights -- Civil service -- Class action -- Congress of the United States -- Conspiracy -- Copyright -- Counterfeiting -- Criminal law -- Criminal procedure -- Debtor and creditor -- Department of Justice -- Double jeopardy -- Drugs and narcotics -- Education law -- Election law -- Electronic surveillance -- Eminent domain -- Employment discrimination -- Environmental law -- ERISA -- Establishment clause -- Estate planning -- Ex post facto laws -- Extortion -- Family law -- Federal Communications Commission -- Federal Tort Claims Act -- Fifth amendment -- First amendment -- Fourth amendment -- Fraud -- Freedom of speech -- Gay and lesbian rights -- Gun control -- In focus: The future of gun control after Newtown -- Habeas corpus -- Hate crime -- Immigration -- International law -- Kidnapping -- Labor law -- Lawyers -- Limitations -- Medicaid -- Military law -- Murder -- Patents -- In focus: Courts continually grapple with biotechnology patent issues -- Plain-error rule -- Preemption -- Presidential powers -- Privacy -- Privileges and immunities -- Product liability -- Search and seizure -- Second amendment -- Securities and Exchange Commission -- Sentencing -- Sex offenses -- Sovereign immunity -- Speedy trial -- Sports law -- Surrogate motherhood -- Taxation -- Terrorism -- Tobacco -- Trademarks -- Voting Rights Act.
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 -- In focus: Will states be able to outlaw abortion? -- Admiralty and maritime law -- Affirmative action -- Agricultural law -- Americans with Disabilities Act -- Antitrust law -- Appellate advocacy -- Arbitration -- Assassination -- Attorney's fees -- Automobiles -- Bankruptcy -- Birth control -- Capital punishment -- Child abuse -- Child custody -- Civil rights -- Civil service -- Class action -- Congress of the United States -- Conspiracy -- Copyright -- Counterfeiting -- Criminal law -- Criminal procedure -- Debtor and creditor -- Department of Justice -- Double jeopardy -- Drugs and narcotics -- Education law -- Election law -- Electronic surveillance -- Eminent domain -- Employment discrimination -- Environmental law -- ERISA -- Establishment clause -- Estate planning -- Ex post facto laws -- Extortion -- Family law -- Federal Communications Commission -- Federal Tort Claims Act -- Fifth amendment -- First amendment -- Fourth amendment -- Fraud -- Freedom of speech -- Gay and lesbian rights -- Gun control -- In focus: The future of gun control after Newtown -- Habeas corpus -- Hate crime -- Immigration -- International law -- Kidnapping -- Labor law -- Lawyers -- Limitations -- Medicaid -- Military law -- Murder -- Patents -- In focus: Courts continually grapple with biotechnology patent issues -- Plain-error rule -- Preemption -- Presidential powers -- Privacy -- Privileges and immunities -- Product liability -- Search and seizure -- Second amendment -- Securities and Exchange Commission -- Sentencing -- Sex offenses -- Sovereign immunity -- Speedy trial -- Sports law -- Surrogate motherhood -- Taxation -- Terrorism -- Tobacco -- Trademarks -- Voting Rights Act.

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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