Joe Murphy’s Profile

Faculty
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Joe Murphy
Title
Adjunct Asst. Professor
Department
Law and Paralegal Studies
Office Location
Virtual2020
Academic interests

Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Students, inventions, ideas, entrepreneurship, and more.

Bio

Professor Joseph Murphy is a US Registered Patent Attorney who has been practicing and teaching for over 25 years. He specializes in Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights, and has particular interests in wearable technology and fashion as they involve law.

Work Phone
2127293996

My Courses

LAW1101&1103 Intro & Civil, FA2020

LAW1101&1103 Intro & Civil, FA2020

LAW 1101, Introduction to Paralegal Studies, 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. LAW 1103, Civil Litigation and Procedure, 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 legal documents, trial and post-trial topics, and an introduction to the use of the computer in litigation. Each course is three credits and requires CUNY proficiency in reading and writing as prerequisites. For 1101, English 1101 is corequisite; for 1103, LAW 1101 and ENG 1101 are pre- or co-requisites.

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.

My Projects

Office of the Provost

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My Clubs

Law and Paralegal Studies Club

Law and Paralegal Studies Club

Our club engages in many aspects of the law. We have in the past scheduled annual trips to the Court of Appeals in Albany and to the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington D.C.

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