Laws and the Judicial System
How are laws made? How many different types of courts are there? What kinds of punishments are issued for certain crimes? These questions and more are answered in this enlightening text, in which readers are introduced to the many facets of the United States judicial system. They will gain insight on the various laws made within the federal, state, and local branches of the judicial system, as well as learn the difference between felonies and misdemeanors. Full-color photographs, informational graphic organizers, and detailed sidebars also enhance the reading experience to help young people think critically about these relevant social studies curriculum topics.