LAW1101 Intro to Paralegal Studies FYLC, FA2019

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LAW1101 Intro to Paralegal Studies FYLC, FA2019
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Department
Law and Paralegal Studies
Course Code
LAW 1101
Semester / Year
Fall 2019
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 areas of law. Three credits; CUNY proficiency in reading and writing are prerequisites; English 1101 is corequisite.

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