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SJSU Faculty Member

Margaret Stevenson, J.D.

Course

JS 103

Description

Courts and Society in the United States was created to support JS 103: Courts and Society. This course reviews the structure and function of the United States court system with an emphasis on the roles of attorneys and judges and the court process itself. It also examines the societal and legal effect of federal and state legislative, executive, and judicial branch actions, including Supreme Court decisions in civil and criminal cases.

Publication Date

2016

Publisher

Self-published

City

San Jose, CA

Keywords

justice studies, legal system, federal courts, state courts, judicial system

Disciplines

Legal Studies

Comments

TAP Grant Recipient

Margaret Stevenson was awarded a TAP (Textbook Alternatives Project) Grant to adopt and implement a free open educational resource (OER) for classroom use. The TAP Grant Program was offered by Affordable Learning Solutions in partnership with the Center for Faculty Development.

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This work is in the Public Domain.

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