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NCJ Number: 51760 Find in a Library
Title: LAW AND THE INDIVIDUAL (PART OF YOUTH AND THE LAW, 1977 SEE NCJ-51758)
Author(s): ANON
Date Published: 1977
Sponsoring Agency: Barr Films
Pasadena, CA 91107
Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: Not Available Through National Institute of Justice/NCJRS Document Loan Program
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America

Barr Films
3490 East Foothill Blvd
P O Box 5667
Pasadena, CA 91107
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS FILM STRIP AND CASSETTE FOCUSES ON THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS OF INDIVIDUALS VIS-A-VIS CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAW AND ITS IMPACT ON PERSONAL, BUSINESS, AND CONSUMER CONCERNS.
Abstract: AIMED AT A TEENAGE AUDIENCE, THE MATERIAL ILLUSTRATES HOW THE LAW TOUCHES NEARLY EVERY ASPECT OF AN INDIVIDUAL'S DAILY LIFE. A YOUNG MECHANIC IS DEPICTED AS HE DISCOVERS THE RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS CONVEYED BY TRAFFIC, CREDIT, CONTRACT, AND CONSUMER LAWS. THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS UNDER THE LAW IS EXAMINED, ALONG WITH CERTAIN RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS (E.G., RIGHT OF PRIVACY, PROPERTY RIGHTS) RELATING TO SUCH EVERYDAY CONCERNS AS DRIVING AN AUTOMOBILE, FOOD SERVICE, PROPERTY OWNERSHIP, AND MARRIAGE. ASSORTED LEGAL TERMS ARE DISCUSSED, INCLUDING NUISANCE, LEASE, LICENSE, CREDIT, TORT, AND CONTRACT. (KBL)
Index Term(s): Audiovisual aids; Citizen legal problems; Civil liability; Criminal responsibility; High school education
Note: *This document is currently unavailable from NCJRS. 13 MINUTES, COLOR FILMSTRIP, AUDIOCASSETTE, 1977
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