Item description for Introduction To the Law of the United States (Introduction to the Laws of Series) by David S. Clark...
As issues in American law turn up with ever-greater frequency in dozens of countries worldwide, some familiarity with the legal system of the United States of America has become de rigueur for practising lawyers everywhere. This incomparable handbook, now in its Second Edition, provides an authoritative description of the major elements, including all matters likely to emerge in the course of normal legal activity. Written from a clear and cogent comparative perspective, it is of great practical value for both counselling and courtroom use. Eighteen lucid chapters by distinguished American law professors, each of whom is also knowledgeable about a legal system outside that of the United States, explain the major laws, legal standards, and legal institutions of the United States. Substantive and procedural comparisons are presented in plain English, with appropriate commentary where deemed helpful to clarify particularly complex or unsettled matters. The resulting volume is an expert historical, systematic, and critical introduction to the law of the United States.
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Studio: Kluwer Law International
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.4" Width: 6.2" Height: 1.2" Weight: 1.65 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2001
Publisher Kluwer Law International
ISBN 9041117482 ISBN13 9789041117489
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More About David S. Clark
Professor David S. Clark joined the Willamette faculty in January 2002. He is a frequent scholar at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg and has held the Alexander von Humboldt and Max Planck Society research fellowships. Clark previously taught at the universities of Colorado, Houston, Louisiana State, and Tulsa. He was also the Inns of Court Fellow at Inner Temple in London (2000), the Fulbright Chair in Comparative Law at Trento University (1999), the Wing Tat Lee Chair in International and Comparative Law at Loyola University Chicago (1996), and the Dan Hopson Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law at Southern Illinois University (1987).
David S. Clark has an academic affiliation as follows - Willamette University.