Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 June 2013

496 Pages | 22 illustrations

7-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199958535

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Law, Justice, and Society

A Sociolegal Introduction

Third Edition

Anthony Walsh and Craig Hemmens

New to this Edition:

  • Discusses such controversial issues as gay marriage and environmental law
  • Introduces "The Six Primary Characteristics of Culture" in Chapter 1
  • Expands coverage of critical legal theory, the legal profession, and class and inequality
  • Adds relevant Supreme Court rulings to the investigation of criminal procedure in Chapter 6
  • Incorporates a section on Hispanics into the discussion of race and the law
  • Includes information on Terrie Moffit's developmental taxonomy of juvenile offending and the expansion of legal rights for minors
  • Supplemented by a comprehensive Instructor's Resource CD (available to adopting instructors) with a Test Bank; PowerPoint-based lecture slides; practice quizzes; activities; crosswords; sample syllabi; and suggested TV episodes, movies, news clips, and other audiovisual media that complement the themes of each chapter

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