An Introduction to Anglo-American Law offers an overview of the U.S. legal system. It explains the structure of the U.S. Constitution, explores the U.S. judicial systems, and introduces the various sources of American Law. Dean Fine discusses the critical task of analyzing and applying U.S. case law, including the defining principle of stare decisis. An Introduction to Anglo-American Law additionally summarizes dispute resolution processes in the United States, with a special emphasis on distinctive aspects of the U.S. civil litigation system.
Toni M. Fine is Assistant Dean at Fordham Law School in New York City. Dean Fine is also the author of American Legal Systems: A Resource and Reference Guide, and numerous articles on a broad range of legal topics. Dean Fine is the representative of the Garrigues Chair in Global Law in New York City and has lectured abroad in Argentina, Brazil, Egypt, Germany, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, and Spain.