Law in the United States
2nd Revised edition
Normal Price: $54.95
Your Price: $49.46 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $5.49! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $2.47 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply
Law in the United States by Arthur T. von Mehren
Book DescriptionLaw in the United States, Second Edition, is a concise presentation of the salient elements of the American legal system designed mainly for jurists of civil law backgrounds. It focuses on features of American law likely to be least familiar to jurists from other legal traditions, such as American common law, the federal structure of the U.S. legal system, and the American constitutional tradition. The use of comparative law technique permits foreign jurists to appreciate the American legal system in comparison with legal systems with which they are already familiar. Chapters in the second edition also cover such topics as American civil justice, criminal law, jury trial, choice of laws and international jurisdiction, the American legal profession, and the influence of American law in the global legal order.
Buy Law in the United States book by Arthur T. von Mehren from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521617536
(228mm x 152mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 8-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Arthur T. von Mehren
Law in the United States, Hardback (January 2007)» View all books by Arthur T. von Mehren
This book is about the American legal system for jurists of civil law backgrounds.
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Law in the United States book by Arthur T. von Mehren and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Arthur T. von Mehren
Arthur T. von Mehren (1922-2006) was Professor of Law Emeritus at Harvard Law School. He represented the United States for 38 years in the Hague Conference of Private International Law. He wrote 210 publications in English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, and Japanese. They include the groundbreaking Civil Law System, his pioneering two books and nine articles on Japanese law, his highly original Law of Multistate Problems, his foundational monographs on contract formation and form, his articles on jurisdiction, and his award-winning Hague lectures. Peter L. Murray is the Robert Braucher Visiting Professor of Law from Practice at Harvard Law School. He served as the Faculty Director of the Harvard Legal Aid Bureau and continues to serve as Director of the Winter Trial Advocacy Workshop. He is the author of Basic Trial Advocacy, an advocacy training treatise; a co-author of Green, Nesson and Murray's Problems, Cases, & Materials on Evidence, and an author and co-author of many legal articles. He has worked extensively in comparative law, with particular reference to civil procedure in Germany and Europe.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687