|Preface to the Second Edition||xv|
|1: The American Legal System and the Judicial Process||1|
|Codes of Ethics and Sources and Types of U.S. Law||3|
|Constitutional Law 4|
|Statutory Law 7|
|Administrative Law 8|
|Common Law 9|
|Equity Law 10|
|Civil Versus Criminal Law 12|
|Torts Versus Contracts 14|
|Ethical Standards and Codes of Ethics 14|
|The Federal Court System20|
|Venue Versus Jurisdiction25|
|Transitory Versus Local Causes of Action28|
|The U.S. Court of Appeals28|
|The U.S. Supreme Court30|
|State Court Systems41|
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Book title: Mass Communication Law and Ethics.
Contributors: Roy L. Moore - Author.
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
Place of publication: Mahwah, NJ.
Publication year: 1999.
Page number: vii.
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