xix, 475 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
9781452226323 paperback alkaline paper 1452226326 paperback alkaline paper
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Formatted Contents Note
Foundations of law in the United States The federal judicial system State judicial systems Jurisdiction and policymaking boundaries State judges Federal judges Policy links between the citizenry, the president, and the federal judiciary Lawyers, litigants, and interest groups in the judicial process Crime and procedures prior to a criminal trial The criminal trial and its aftermath The civil court process Decision making by trial court judges Decision making in collegial courts Implementation and impact of judicial policies Policymaking by American judges : a synthesis.
KF8700 .C37 2014
Thousand Oaks, CA : CQ Press, an imprint of SAGE Publications,