9780135064016

The Paralegal Professional The Essentials

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    9780135064016

  • ISBN10:

    0135064015

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

For courses in Paralegal (Introduction), Legal Concepts for Paralegals.

Written by an award-winning author team, The Paralegal Professional: Essentials Version, 3e provides a solid foundation in concept 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. This edition features new video case studies and Paralegals in Practice boxes that bring the world of the paralegal closer to the classroom. Its continued emphasis on technology and ethics shows what it means to be a professional in the field.

End-of-chapter material–develops critical thinking and procedural skills and includes:

-Critical thinking and writing case exercises

-Web research exercises

-Ethics analysis and discussion questions

-Collaborative exercises

-Legal analysis and writing cases, cases for briefing

-New portfolio building exercises

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

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