Law and Legal Issues in the United States: Analyses and Developments. Volume 1


Laurent B. Landers (Editor)

Series: Law and Legal Issues in the United States: Analyses and Developments
BISAC: LAW000000

This series provides an overview of current analyses and developments pertaining to the law and legal issues in the United States. Topics covered in this volume include an analysis of federal statutes and where to find them, both in print and on the Internet; statutes of limitations in federal criminal cases; international law and agreements and their effect upon U.S. law; the applicability of the copyright law’s first sale doctrine to imported goods manufactured abroad (Costco Wholesale Corp. v. Omega S.A.); common-law climate change litigation after American Electric Power v. Connecticut; Supreme Court decisions and proposed constitutional amendments corresponding to flag protection; laws and constitutional issues concerning military funeral protests; the constitutional background of the Speech and Debate Clause and recent developments in jurisprudence; and the current statutory structure with respect to complaints against federal judges and judicial discipline. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Federal Statutes: What They Are and Where to Find Them
(Cassandra L. Foley, CRS)

Statutes of Limitation in Federal Criminal Cases: An Overview
(Charles Doyle, CRS)

International Law and Agreements: Their Effect Upon U.S. Law
(Michael John Garcia, CRS)

Applicability of the Copyright Law’s First Sale Doctrine to Imported Goods Manufactured Abroad: Costco Wholesale Corp. v. Omega S.A.
(Brian T. Yeh, CRS)

Common-Law Climate Change Litigation After American Electric Power v. Connecticut
(Robert Meltz, CRS)

Flag Protection: A Brief History and Summary of Supreme Court Decisions and Proposed Constitutional Amendments
(John R. Luckey, CRS)

Funeral Protests: Selected Federal Laws and Constitutional Issues
(Kathleen Ann Ruane, CRS)

The Speech or Debate Clause: Constitutional Background and Recent Developments
(Alissa M. Dolan, Todd Garvey, CRS)

Judicial Discipline Process: An Overview
(Emily C. Barbour, CRS)


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