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Examining local legal culture

Church, Thomas W.

Examining local legal culture

practitioner attitudes in four criminal courts

by Church, Thomas W.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Justice, National Institute of Justice in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminal courts -- United States.,
  • Criminal procedure -- United States.,
  • Actions and defenses -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementThomas W. Church.
    ContributionsNational Center for State Courts., National Institute of Justice (U.S.), United States. Dept. of Justice.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationii, 128 p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17654698M

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occurs in practice-is largely the product of the "local legal culture. '"' The local legal culture is the product of accommodations reached within the "courthouse workgroup." which consists of judges, policemen, bailiffs, clerks, public defenders, prosecutors, and private defense attorneys who work together on a.

In conclusion, Law and Popular Culture: A Course Book is an outstanding addition to the teaching literature in this burgeoning field, offering a comprehensive yet concise resource for the law school, graduate school, and undergraduate curriculum.

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