National survey of state laws /

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Edition:4th ed.
Imprint:Detroit : Thomson Gale, c2003.
Description:xii, 693 p. ; 29 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Law -- United States -- States.
Law -- U.S. states.
United States.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/4741938
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Other authors / contributors:Leiter, Richard A.
Thomson Gale.
ISBN:0787656941
Table of Contents:
  • I. Business and consumer laws: 1. Antitrust
  • 2. Attorneys
  • 3. Deceptive trade practices
  • 4. Interest rates
  • 5. Lemon laws
  • II. Criminal laws: 6. Capital punishment
  • 7. Computer crimes
  • 8. Criminal statutes of limitation
  • 9. Drunk driving
  • 10. Gun control
  • 11. Illegal drugs: a. Cocaine ; b. Heroin ; c. Marijuana
  • 12. Prohibited consensual sexual activity
  • 13. Theft of identity
  • III. Education laws: 14. Compulsory education
  • 15. Corporal punishment in public schools
  • 16. Prayer in public schools
  • 17. Privacy of school records
  • IV. Employment laws: 18. Legal holidays
  • 19. Minimum wage
  • 20. Right to work
  • 21. Whistleblower statutes
  • V. Family laws: 22. Abortion
  • 23. Adoption
  • 24. Annulment and prohibited marriage
  • 25. Child abuse
  • 26. Child custody
  • 27. Grounds for divorce
  • 28. Marital property
  • 29. Marriage age requirements
  • 30. Protective orders
  • VI. General civil laws: 31. Civil rights
  • 32. Civil statutes of limitation
  • 33. Gambling
  • 34. Legal ages
  • 35. Medical records
  • 36. Negligence
  • 37. Right to die: a. Durable power of attorney ; b. Euthanasia ; c. Living wills
  • 38. Stalking
  • 39. State lotteries
  • 40. Wills
  • VII. Real estate laws: 41. Adverse possession
  • 42. Homestead
  • 43. Leases and rental agreements
  • VIII. Tax laws: 44. Consumer taxes
  • 45. Personal income tax
  • Appendix: 46. Statutory compilations.