LAW1101 Intro to Paralegal Studies, FA2016

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LAW1101 Intro to Paralegal Studies, FA2016
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Professor(s)
Department
Law and Paralegal Studies
Course Code
LAW 1101
Semester / Year
Fall 2016
Course Description

This course provides an overview of the legal system and the role of the legal assistant within that system. Topics include sources of law; legal terminology; operation of the court system at state and federal levels; respective roles of attorney, client and paralegal; legal ethics and the Code of Professional Responsibility, interviewing techniques; and a survey of specialized legal areas.