The highly respected AMERICAN COURTS: PROCESS AND POLICY, by top Courts scholar Lawrence Baum, provides clear descriptions of the courts and the activities of the various courts. The Seventh Edition explains what courts do, how people within them behave, and how they relate to the rest of the political system. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.The experiences of lawyers and judges within American society shape their values and perceptions. ... To take another example, a long-term campaign by Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and other groups has led to changes in attitudes toward drunk driving and thus in ... Those segments of the population that have the most power are generally in the best position to influence what courts do.
|Title||:||American Courts: Process and Policy|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2012-01-01|