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shaniaromain
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Law

My Courses

LAW1101 Intro to Paralegal Studies FYLC, FA2019

LAW1101 Intro to Paralegal Studies FYLC, FA2019

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.

MAT1190 Quantitative Reasoning Fall 2020

MAT1190 Quantitative Reasoning Fall 2020

Students develop and apply mathematical, logical, critical thinking, and statistical skills to solve problems in real-world contexts. They acquire skills in the fields of algebra, geometry, probability, statistics, and mathematical modeling. The course incorporates opportunities within the classroom to develop students’ reading, writing, oral, and listening skills in a mathematical context.

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.

hallRIGHTSfall2109

hallRIGHTSfall2109

Learning community course taught alongside Kerin Coughlin’s Law 1101

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.

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FYLC – First Year Learning Communities

FYLC – First Year Learning Communities

Welcome to the First Year Learning Communities Open Lab project page. If you are interested in joining the Reflective Writing Project or just learning more about events, resources and information related to the FYLCs at City Tech please request membership!

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