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Product Description: State of the Marital Union documents the transformations of public identity occurring in American society through a close examination of the rhetoric used in nineteenth-century marriage controversies. Leslie J. Harris argues that American citizenship is, in part, rhetorically constituted through marriage...read more

Hardcover:

9781481300513 | Baylor Univ Pr, July 15, 2014, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: State of the Marital Union documents the transformations of public identity occurring in American society through a close examination of the rhetoric used in nineteenth-century marriage controversies.

As the pace of change in family law continues to accelerate, instructors are realizing they need a casebook that both provides a solid foundation and responds to current developments. <b>Family Law, Third Edition</b>, meets the challenge by offering comprehensive coverage, a mix of interdisciplinary materials, and a strong emphasis on teachability. <p class=copymedium>Every element of this modern casebook is designed to enhance teaching and learning: <li class=copymedium>complete coverage of the key topics of family law in three main parts: Marriage and Its Alternatives, Divorce and Its Consequences, and Children, Parents, and the State <li class=copymedium>broad selection of interdisciplinary materials -- on finance principles, genetics and statistics, clinical psychology, social history, and legal and policy responses to domestic violence, for example -- helps students understand the complex influences on family law <li class=copymedium>balanced presentation addresses cutting-edge issues while maintaining a focus on family and the state, the role of various groups involved in family law issues, and the effectiveness of law and law enforcement <li class=copymedium>strong problems give students practice applying legal principles to real-world situations <li class=copymedium>updated Teacher's Manual offers advice on how to teach the survey course effectively</ul> <p class=copymedium>Refined and improved for its </b>Third Edition, Family Law</b> is now more flexible and completely current: <li class=copymedium>with the help of new co-author June Carbone, each chapter in the book has become independent to permit teaching in any order without creating confusion or gaps in understanding <li class=copymedium>reflects the trend to discuss domestic violence issues throughout the course in relation to a variety of topics, such as divorce, custody, and state involvement in the family <li class=copymedium>incorporates the latest family law developments with regard to same-sex marriage, coverage of Troxel, regarding grandparent visitation rights, custody issues, including the revised Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act (UCCJA), now called the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act (UCCJEA), and features expanded coverage of equitable or titled interest in community property <li class=copymedium>the authors integrate new cases throughout the book</ul>

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9781454836537 | 4 lslf edition (Aspen Pub, June 26, 2013), cover price $125.00
9780735579712 | 4th edition (Aspen Law & Business, December 23, 2009), cover price $200.00 | also contains Family Law
9780735540293 | 3 edition (Panel Pub, March 21, 2005), cover price $105.75
9780735512153 | Panel Pub, February 1, 2000, cover price $84.00 | About this edition: As the pace of change in family law continues to accelerate, instructors are realizing they need a casebook that both provides a solid foundation and responds to current developments.
9780316348577 | Little Brown & Co Law & Business, April 1, 1996, cover price $60.00 | also contains Human Physiology

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<b>CHILDREN, PARENTS AND THE LAW: Public and Private Authority in the Home, Schools, and Juvenile Courts</b> offers the perfect balance of perspective and coverage for your child-focused law course. This highly teachable book is also ideal for child-focused courses that deal with the juvenile justice and child welfare systems.<p class=copymedium> <b>This text retains the features that earned it success in its First Edition. It offers:</b> <li class=copymedium>problem exercises throughout, varying in complexity from short & simple to longer & more involved <li class=copymedium>an interdisciplinary approach that incorporates information from related social sciences, such as psychology and sociology <li class=copymedium>a balanced perspective and coverage of issues, with no perceptible bias (liberal or conservative) in tone or selection of topics <li class=copymedium>ample coverage of juvenile courts, making it an ideal choice for Juvenile Justice and Juvenile Court courses as well as courses that center on parents¿ and children¿s rights and obligations <li class=copymedium>a concise, manageable length at fewer than 900 pages <li class=copymedium>logical organization and clear structure, catering to a wide variety of teaching styles <li class=copymedium>a comprehensive Teachers Manual, available in print and online</ul><p class=copymedium> <b>The Second Edition has been carefully updated with great new material on:</b><p class=copymedium> <li class=copymedium>control over and funding of education, including school vouchers and Zelman v. Simmons-Harris <li class=copymedium>minors' First Amendment rights and reproductive decision making <li class=copymedium>juvenile delinquency, including Roper v. Simmons on the death penalty, the MacArthur Juvenile Adjudicative Competence Study, and their implications for juvenile delinquency law and practice <li class=copymedium>additional Supreme Court cases focusing on school searches (Board of Ed v. Earls) and the new cases on the interrogation of minors <li class=copymedium>child welfare, including: 1. additional coverage of domestic violence, including Nicholson v. Williams and its aftermath 2. new cases on emergency removals 3. cases considering the constitutionality of the AFSA termination of parental rights grounds; and commentary and materials on the impact of the AFSA changes 4. greater focus on teens aging out of foster care <li class=copymedium>child abuse investigations, including the Supreme Court's opinion in Crawford v. Washington</ul>

Hardcover:

9780735507135, titled "Children, Parents and the Law: Public and Private Authority in the Home, Schools, and Juvenile Courts" | 3 edition (Aspen Law & Business, April 5, 2012), cover price $221.00
9780735563636 | 2 edition (Aspen Law & Business, June 19, 2007), cover price $173.00 | About this edition: <b>CHILDREN, PARENTS AND THE LAW: Public and Private Authority in the Home, Schools, and Juvenile Courts</b> offers the perfect balance of perspective and coverage for your child-focused law course.
9780735524583 | Aspen Law & Business, April 1, 2002, cover price $99.00 | About this edition: Book by Harris, Leslie J.

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Product Description: Jeremy is an engaging story about a young kangaroo that is apprehensive to leave the comfort of his mother's pouch. Combining vivid color and black and white illustrations with playful dialog, Jeremy entertains young readers while providing a helpful tool to parents whose children struggle with separation...read more
By Donita Glinski and Leslie J. Harris (illustrator)

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9781571974648 | Ivy House Pub Group, November 30, 2006, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Jeremy is an engaging story about a young kangaroo that is apprehensive to leave the comfort of his mother's pouch.

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