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Introduction to Law / Edition 2
     

Introduction to Law / Edition 2

by Joanne Banker Hames, Yvonne Ekern, Yvonne Ekern
 

ISBN-10: 0130138290

ISBN-13: 9780130138293

Pub. Date: 11/29/2001

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Now in its Second Edition, INTRODUCTION TO LAW has built on a strong foundation a timely and comprehensive reference.
  • The chapter on Civil vs. Criminal Law provides an overview of both areas.
  • The Technology Corner stresses the impact of technology on legal practices.
  • Opinions and cases are introduced right from the start.

Overview

Now in its Second Edition, INTRODUCTION TO LAW has built on a strong foundation a timely and comprehensive reference.

  • The chapter on Civil vs. Criminal Law provides an overview of both areas.
  • The Technology Corner stresses the impact of technology on legal practices.
  • Opinions and cases are introduced right from the start.
  • The Companion Website and complete Instructor's Resource offer tools for learning.
  • Critical Ethics issues are covered as the apply in each area of the law.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130138293
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
11/29/2001
Series:
Prentice Hall Paralegal Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
540
Product dimensions:
8.12(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Legal Community and Professional Responsibility.
2. The American Legal System.
3. Laws: Their Sources.
4. Finding the Law: Legal Research.
5. Using the Law: Analysis and Legal Writing.
6. Laws: Civil v. Criminal.
7. Personal Injury Practice: Tort Law and Worker's Compensation.
8. Family Law.
9. Wills, Trusts and Probate.
10. Business Practice: Contract Law and Real Property Law.
11. Business Practice: The Law of Business: Organizations and Bankruptcy.
12. Criminal Practice: Criminal Law and Juvenile Law.
13. Civil Procedure Before Trial.
14. Criminal Procedure Before Trial.
15. Alternative Dispute Resolution.
16. Rules of Evidence.
17. The Trial.
18. Law and Technology: A Paralegal Perspective.
Appendix I: The United States Constitution.
Appendix II: Paralegal Ethics.
Appendix III: Mock Trial.
Appendix IV: Basic Citation Reference Guide.
Appendix V: The Marvin vs. Marvin Cases.
Appendix VI: Federal Rules of Evidence 801-806.

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