Introduction To Paralegal Studies / Edition 4

Introduction To Paralegal Studies / Edition 4

by Katherine A. Currier
     
 

Introduction to Paralegal Studies: A Critical Thinking Approach introduces paralegal students to the law and legal concepts while providing them with practical information about what paralegals actually do in the legal system. Now in its fourthSee more details below

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Introduction to Paralegal Studies: A Critical Thinking Approach introduces paralegal students to the law and legal concepts while providing them with practical information about what paralegals actually do in the legal system. Now in its fourth

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735578647
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
10/21/2009
Edition description:
New
Pages:
678
Product dimensions:
10.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 1.43(d)

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Table of Contents

Summary of Contents

Part I: Paralegals and the American Legal System

Chapter 1. Introduction to the Study of Law and the Paralegal Profession
Chapter 2. Paralegals and the Legal System
Chapter 3. Functions and Sources of Law
Chapter 4. Classification of the Law
Chapter 5. Structure of the Court System
Chapter 6. Civil Litigation and Its Alternatives

Part II: Substance of the Law

Chapter 7. Torts
Chapter 8. Contracts and the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)
Chapter 9. Property and Specialized Practice Areas
Chapter 10. Criminal Law and Procedure
Chapter 11. Legal Ethics

Part III: Legal Analysis and Research

Chapter 12. Finding and Interpreting Statutory Law
Chapter 13. Finding and Interpreting Court Opinions
Chapter 14. Finding the Law
Chapter 15. Applying the Law

Part IV: Paralegals and the Work World

Chapter 16. Interviewing
Chapter 17. Evidence and Investigations
Chapter 18. Computers and Case management

Appendix A. Excerpts from the United States Constitution
Appendix B. Ethical Codes
Appendix C. Fundamentals of Good Writing
Appendix D. NetNotes

Glossary
Table of Cases
Index

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