Synopses & Reviews
From learning the basic definition of a law, to understanding how a case reaches the Supreme Court, this essential reference tool provides over 500 questions and accessible answers on the complex subject of U.S. court and legal systems.
CQ's Desk Reference on American Courts is the only ready-reference book that provides quick answers to real questions -- such as what kind of disputes would you take to small claims court; or how do people get chosen for jury duty?
CQ's Desk Reference on American Courts provides the answers on such topics as:
-- Explanations of the judicial process and procedures
-- State and federal court institutions
-- Definitions, concepts, and terms
-- Discussions of important cases and interesting firsts.