Hector Marrero’s Profile

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Hector Marrero
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Hector Marrero
Major Program of Study
Law and Paralegal Studies

My Courses

ENG3401 OL 14, Law through Literature Fall 2020

ENG3401 OL 14, Law through Literature Fall 2020

An exploration of concepts of justice, higher law, customary law and written law expressed through works of fiction and non-fiction. The course seeks to enhance the student’s sensitivity to issues of ethics, gender bias and class consciousness as they affect the administration of justice. Readings improve communication skills and strengthen legal skills of identifying, articulating and locating problems in the context of underlying legal issues. Written assignments emphasize expository writing skills.

ENG1161_D516_Corbett_Spring2020

ENG1161_D516_Corbett_Spring2020

A study of communication designed to increase understanding and control of language on both the individual and social levels. Class work includes reading and discussion of elements of semantics and psycholinguistics and guided practice in effective thinking.

LAW1201 Legal Research I SP2020

LAW1201 Legal Research I SP2020

Three credits; prerequisites are LAW 1101 and ENG 1101; LAW 1103 is a pre- or corequisite. A working knowledge of the law library is presented, including practice in finding statutes, cases and administrative regulations. Students are taught validating, and gain experience in using legal encyclopedias, digests and other sources. All these research skills are integrated within written assignments.

Law1103 Civil Law & Procedure Spring 2020

Law1103 Civil Law & Procedure Spring 2020

This course addresses the theory and application of law and procedure in civil litigation with emphasis on New York State law. It focuses on the role of the paralegal in preparing for litigation, including an understanding of the court system, steps in the litigation process and their time lines, drafting documents, trial and post-trial topics, and an introduction to the use of the computer in litigation. Prerequisites are CUNY proficiency in reading and writing; pre- or corequisites are LAW 1101 and ENG 1101. Three credits.

My Projects

Digital Stories: Fictional Characters and Their Real-Life Themes

Digital Stories: Fictional Characters and Their Real-Life Themes

This project houses digital stories produced by students at City Tech. Multimedia storytelling is used to provide a multifaceted account of a capacious issue. Fictional characters are “interviewed” so their experiences can be situated within real issues in today’s world.

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