Pursuing justice

Pursuing justice

Pursuing justice

Law of Europe > Germany > Addresses, essays, lectures

Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Ralph A. Weisheit, Frank Morn
  • Language: English
  • Publication Information: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning
  • Type: Book
  • Permalink: http://books.lawlegal.eu/pursuing-justice/ (Stable identifier)

Short Description

XI, 252 pages ; 24 cm

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Pursuing justice is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Wadsworth/Thomson Learning
  • Responsable Person: Ralph Weisheit, Frank Morn.
  • Copyright Date: 2004
  • Location: Belmont, CA
  • Number of Editions: 8 editions
  • First edition Date: 2004
  • Last edition Date: 2014
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KK158
  • ISBN: 0534623913 9780534623913
  • OCLC: 53920279

Main Contents

pt. 1. What is justice
ch. 1. Religious and philosophical perspectives
ch. 2. Justice and the state
ch. 3. Social justice. pt. 2. Formal systems of justice
ch. 4. Common law systems
ch. 5. Civil law systems
ch. 6. Islamic law systems
ch. 7. Justice American style. pt. 3. Contemporary issues
ch. 8. Domestic terrorism
ch. 9. Contemporary slavery
ch. 10. Genocide
ch. 11. The environment. pt. 4. Strategies for achieving justice
ch. 12. Individual strategies for achieving justice
ch. 13. Organizations seeking justice
ch. 14. Global system-Postscript: Justice as an evolving concept.

Summary Note

An introduction to how our criminal justice system is designed to further or hamper that goal. This book combines a discussion of the concept of justice within a philosophical and legal context. It discusses the concept of justice, provide examples of injustice, and discuss strategies for achieving justice.

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