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Title National survey of state laws [Gale EBooks electronic resource] / Richard A. Leiter, editor.

Edition Sixth edition.
Publication Info. Detroit, Mich. : Gale, [2008]
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Series Gale virtual reference library
Note "ISSN 1078-2095".
Contents I. Business and consumer laws: Antitrust -- Attorneys -- Deceptive trade practices -- Interest rates -- Lemon laws -- II. Criminal laws: Capital punishment -- Computer crimes -- Criminal statues of limitation -- Drunk driving -- Gun control -- Helmet and selected safety laws for motorcyclists and bicyclists -- Illegal drugs: Cocaine, Heroin, Marijuana -- Prohibited consensual sexual activity -- Theft of identity -- III. Education laws: Compulsory education -- Corporal punishment in public schools -- Prayer in public schools -- Privacy of school records -- IV. Employment laws: Legal holidays -- Minimum wage -- Right to work -- Whistleblower statutes -- V. Family laws: Abortion -- Adoption -- Annulment and prohibited marrriage -- Child abuse -- Child custody -- Defense of marriage acts -- Grounds for divorce -- Marital property -- Marriage age requirements -- Protective orders -- VI. General civil laws: Animal welfare -- Civil rights -- Civil statutes of limitation -- Freedom of Information Acts -- Gambling -- Legal ages -- Lost, abandoned and unclaimed personal property -- Medical records -- Negligence -- Right to die: Durable power of attorney; Euthanasia; Living wills -- Stalking. -- State lotteries -- Wills -- VII. Real estate laws: Adverse possession -- Homestead -- Leases and rental agreements -- VII. Tax laws: Consumer taxes.-- Personal income tax - Appendix: Statuatory compilations.
Access For reference use only; cannot be checked out.
Summary A quick, state-by-state comparison of current state laws -how they differ and how they're similar- for a range of relevant subjects from abortion to employment discrimination, child custody to interest rates.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mi : Gale. Available via World Wide Web.
Original Version Original: xii, 808 p. ; 29 cm.
System Details Mode of access: Internet.
Subject Law -- United States -- States.
Added Author Leiter, Richard A., editor.
Gale Group.
ISBN 9781414410500 (electronic book)
1414410506 (electronic book)
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