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Constitutional Law: Principles and Practice

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Author: Hames, Joanne Banker

Brand: Cengage Learning

Edition: 2


  • Used Book in Good Condition

Binding: Paperback

Format: Abridged

Number Of Pages: 640

Release Date: 16-03-2012

Details: Product Description Specifically written for paralegal students, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE, 2nd Edition identifies and explains the concepts behind constitutional law and connects them to everyday experiences both inside the law practice and out. Carefully edited for non-lawyers, the major cases presented show how the Supreme Court's decisions impact lawyers, lawmakers, and the general public, while breaking down complex legal concepts for easier comprehension. Each chapter also contains learning objectives, review and analysis questions, and vocabulary terms to build your confidence with the material, and demonstrate the ways paralegals perform in the workplace. Focusing on practical application, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE, 2nd Edition offers multiple hands-on opportunities to help you excel.Helpful appendices include samples of commonly used legal documents, while information-packed readings deliver hypothetical cases, ethical dilemmas, and end-of-chapter assignments designed to hone your analytical skills. Review "The text is well written and thorough, and includes practical assignments that are important for paralegal programs to include in their courses.The text has an excellent overview of how to read a Supreme Court case in Chapter 1." About the Author Joanne Banker Hames is an instructor and the coordinator for the paralegal program at DeAnza Community College in Cupertino, California. Formerly an instructor at Santa Clara University Paralegal Institute, Ms. Hames was also an attorney in a busy litigation law firm, where she worked in all aspects of civil litigation, including pre-trial preparation, jury trials, and appeals. She earned her J.D. degree from Santa Clara University School of Law, and has been an active member of the California Bar since January 1972. Yvonne Ekern is a member of the Law Faculty at Santa Clara Law School and an instructor for the DeAnza Community College Paralegal Program in Cupertino, California. Formerly the Chair of the Paralegal Program at West Valley Community College, Ms. Ekern received her J.D. from the University of Idaho School of Law.

Package Dimensions: 9.3 x 8.1 x 1.4 inches

Languages: English