LAW1101 Intro to Paralegal Studies, SP2022

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LAW1101 Intro to Paralegal Studies, SP2022
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Law and Paralegal Studies
Course Code
LAW 1101
Semester / Year
Spring 2022
Course Description

An overview of the legal system and the role of the legal assistant within that system. Includes sources of the 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. Prerequisite: CUNY proficiency in reading and writing. Corequisite: ENG 1101. Three class hours; three credits.

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