9780135063927

The Paralegal Professional

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  • ISBN13:

    9780135063927

  • ISBN10:

    0135063922

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/4/2010
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

Written by an award-winning author team,The Paralegal Professional: Comprehensive Version,3e 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 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. New video case studies andParalegals in Practiceboxes bring the world of the paralegal closer to the classroom.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1         The Paralegal Profession

Chapter 2         Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Chapter 3         The Paralegal Workplace

Chapter 4         Technology and the Paralegal

Chapter 5         American Leal Heritage and Constitutional Law

Chapter 6         The Court System and Alternate Dispute Resolution

Chapter 7         Civil Litigation

Chapter 8         Criminal Procedure and Administrative Law

Chapter 9         Interviewing and Investigation Skills

Chapter 10       Traditional and Computerized Legal Research

Chapter 11       Legal Writing and Critical Legal Thinking

Chapter 12       Torts and Product Liability

Chapter 13       Contracts and E-Commerce

Chapter 14       Property Law

Chapter 15       Estate Planning and Elder Law

Chapter 16       Family Law

Chapter 17       Agency, Employment, and Immigration Law

Chapter 18       Business Organizations and Bankruptcy Law

Chapter 19       Common and Business Crimes

Chapter 20       Intellectual Property and Digital Law

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