Introduction Paralegal Studies Critical Thinking Approach
Edition: 4th 2009 (Revised)
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Description: 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 edition, this text continues to deliver a comprehensive, intelligent overview of all the key concepts typically covered in introduction to paralegal studies or introduction to law courses. Qualities that make this text an excellent teaching tool include: Critical thinking approach used to introduce students to the study of law, encouraging them to interact with the materials through hypotheticals, examples, and well-designed questions. Teaches students the basic skills necessary to understand statutes and court cases. Strong pedagogy includes ethics alerts, marginal definitions, Internet references, and legal reasoning exercises throughout the book. Well-organized, accessible format Excellent ancillary package, with a comprehensive Instructor's Manual, in-depth test bank, and PowerPoint slides. Blackboard package also available. The Fourth Edition is enriched by: New developments are incorporated throughout this edition. Updated ethics materials. New and updated assignments For in-depth coverage of the legal system, the law and the analysis of it, and the role of the paralegal within the system, choose Introduction to Paralegal Studies: A Critical Thinking Approach.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $137.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 10/21/2009
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
|Paralegals and the American Legal System|
|Introduction to the Study of Law and the Paralegal Profession|
|Paralegals and the Legal System|
|Functions and Sources of Law|
|Classification of the Law|
|Structure of the Court System|
|Civil Litigation and Its Alternatives|
|Substance of the Law|
|Contracts and the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC)|
|Property and Specialized Practice Areas|
|Criminal Law and Procedure|
|Legal Analysis and Research|
|Finding and Interpreting Statutory Law|
|Finding and Interpreting Court Opinions|
|Finding the Law|
|Applying the Law|
|Paralegals and the Work World|
|Evidence and Investigations|
|Computers and Case management|
|Excerpts from the United States Constitution|
|Fundamentals of Good Writing|
|Table of Cases|