Legal Culture in the United States: An Introduction

Autor:
Verfügbarkeit:
Auf Lager.
Artikelnummer:
2299796
  • Produktbeschreibung

    Legal Culture in the United States: An Introduction

    For law students and lawyers to successfully understand and practice law in the U.S., recognition of the wider context and culture which informs the law is essential. Simply learning the legal rules and procedures in isolation is not enough without an appreciation of the culture that produced them. This book provides the reader with an understandable introduction to the ways in which U.S. law reflects its culture and each chapter begins with questions to guide the reader, and concludes with questions for review, challenge and further understanding. Kirk W. Junker explores cultural differences, employing history, social theory, philosophy, and language as "reference frames," which are then applied to the rules and procedures of the U.S. legal system in the book's final chapter. Through these cultural reference frames readers are provided with a set of interpretive tools to inform their understanding of the substance and institutions of the law. With a deeper understanding of this cultural context, international students will be empowered to more quickly adapt to their studies; more comprehensively understand the role of the attorney in the U.S. system; draw comparisons with their own domestic legal systems, and ultimately become more successful in their legal careers both in the U.S. and abroad.
  • Zusatzinformation

    Autor
    Bindung
    Taschenbuch
    Verlag
    Taylor & Francis
    ISBN / EAN
    9781138194304
  • Sie könnten auch an folgenden Produkten interessiert sein

    Art.Nr. 1901328

    Dolata:Compliance contra Wirtschaftskri

    44,99
    Art.Nr. 1766308

    Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything

    10,30
  • 0 Kundenmeinungen

    Schreiben Sie selbst eine Rezension

    Ihre Meinung interessiert uns – und hilft anderen Kunden bei der Auswahl.