For courses in Paralegal (Introduction), Legal Concepts for Paralegals, and Introduction to Law.
An engaging and practical introduction to the paralegal profession.
Written by an award-winning author team, The Paralegal Professional, 4e provides a solid foundation in substantive and procedural legal knowledge and analytical skills. Using chapter opening vignettes, ethical perspectives, advice from the field, and chapter exercises, it develops the real-world skills needed to be successful in a paralegal career. Substantive law chapters provide an overview of the most common individual legal areas of practice. The text brings paralegal practice alive and illuminates the roles and tasks paralegals assume in the legal working environment.
The new Fourth Edition of The Paralegal Professional is accompanied by MyLegalStudiesLab, including groundbreaking, interactive guided learning tools and media, and a robust course management and assessment program. MyLegalStudiesLab gives students the opportunity to test themselves on key concepts from their textbook, learn how to apply the concepts to real-life scenarios, and practice the skills they have learned through a Virtual Law Office Experience.
Table of Contents
The Paralegal Profession
Chapter 1 The Paralegal Profession
Chapter 2 Ethics and Professional Responsibility
Chapter 3 The Paralegal Workplace
Chapter 4 Technology and the Paralegal
Introduction to Law
Chapter 5 American Leal Heritage and Constitutional Law
Chapter 6 The Court System and Alternate Dispute Resolution
Chapter 7 Civil Litigation
Chapter 8 Criminal Law and Procedure
Chapter 9 Administrative Law
Chapter 10 Interviewing and Investigation Skills
Chapter 11 Traditional and Computerized Legal Research
Chapter 12 Legal Writing and Critical Legal Thinking
Chapter 13 Torts and Product Liability
Chapter 14 Contracts and E-Commerce
Chapter 15 Property Law
Chapter 16 Estate Planning and Elder Law
Chapter 17 Family Law
Chapter 18 Agency, Employment, and Immigration Law
Chapter 19 Business Organizations and Bankruptcy Law
Chapter 20 Intellectual Property and Digital Law
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Paralegal Professional, The, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition
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$81.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-295629-1