Law and Legal Issues in the United States: Analyses and Developments. Volume 3

Laurent B. Landers (Editor)

Series: Law and Legal Issues in the United States: Analyses and Developments
BISAC: POL032000



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Edited by I Leslie Rubin, Robert J Geller, Abby Mutic, Benjamin A Gitterman, Nathan Mutic, Wayne Garfinkel, Claire D Coles, Kurt Martinuzzi, and Joav Merrick


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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 oversight and legal enforcement of the national mortgage settlement; public charge grounds of inadmissibility and deportability; an overview of judicial review of immigration matters; congressional authority to enact criminal law; judicial activity concerning enemy combatant detainees; the Iran hostages; and federal criminal offenses of sexual abuse of children. (Imprint: Nova)


Chapter 1 - Oversight and Legal Enforcement of the National Mortgage Settlement (pp. 1-22)
David H. Carpenter

Chapter 2 - Public Charge Grounds of Inadmissibility and Deportability: Legal Overview (pp. 23-42)
Kate M. Manuel

Chapter 3 - An Overview of Judicial Review of Immigration Matters (pp. 43-60)
Margaret Mikyung Lee

Chapter 4 - Congressional Authority to Enact Criminal Law: An Examination of Selected Recent Cases (pp. 61-90)
Charles Doyle

Chapter 5 - Judicial Activity Concerning Enemy Combatant Detainees: Major Court Rulings (pp. 91-154)
Jennifer K. Elsea and Michael John Garcia

Chapter 6 - The Iran Hostages: Efforts to Obtain Compensation (pp. 155-178)
Jennifer K. Elsea

Chapter 7 - Sexual Abuse of Children: Federal Criminal Offenses (pp. 179-202)
Richard M. Thompson II


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