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Author Miller, William
Title A Primer on American Courts
Imprint Philadelphia : Taylor & Francis Group, 2004
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Descript 1 online resource (209 pages)
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Note Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Dedication -- Table of Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1 A Brief History of English and American Courts -- The United States Constitution -- English Origins -- Colonial and Early State Courts -- Development of the Federal Courts -- Development of the State Courts -- Chapter 2 Jurisdiction -- The Four J's -- Types of Jurisdiction -- Conclusion -- Chapter 3 Litigation -- Civil Cases and Criminal Cases -- Civil Procedure -- Criminal Procedure -- Appellate Procedure -- Expedited Consideration of Constitutional Issues -- Conclusion -- Chapter 4 Federal and State Courts -- Federal Courts-The Powers of Congress -- State Courts -- Conclusion -- Chapter 5 The Supreme Court -- The Structure of the Supreme Court -- The Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court -- Supreme Court Procedure -- Deciding Cases and Preparing Opinions -- Effect of Appellate Decisions and Opinions -- Appendix A Finding and Citing Legal Sources -- Appendix B Analyzing Opinions and Briefing Cases -- Appendix C Theories of Judicial Decision-Making -- Appendix D Additional Federal Courts -- Appendix E The Funnel Effect -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Miller, William A Primer on American Courts Philadelphia : Taylor & Francis Group,c2004 9780321106155
Subject Procedure (Law) - United States
Electronic books
Alt Author Kroll, Mark
Miller, William S
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