Aspen Publishing

Introduction to Law for Paralegals: A Critical Thinking Approach, Seventh Edition

Katherine A. Currier, Thomas E. Eimermann, Marisa S. Campbell


  • ISBN: 9781543807783

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    Balancing practice and theory, Introduction to Law for Paralegals: A Critical Thinking Approach offers a well-rounded introduction to law and the American legal system. Currier, Eimermann, and Campbell’s thoughtfully revised seventh edition offers comprehensive coverage combined with interesting topics, timely cases, and effective pedagogy. Through hypotheticals, examples, and well-designed questions, the authors engage students in the process of critical thinking and analysis.

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  • Additional Product Details

    Publication Date: 2/15/2019
    Copyright: 2019
    Pages: 872
    Hardcover: 9781543807783

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    PART 1 Paralegals and the American Legal System
    Chapter 1 Introduction to the Study of Law
    Chapter 2 Paralegals in the Legal System
    Chapter 3 Sources of Law
    Chapter 4 Classification of the Law
    Chapter 5 Courts
    Chapter 6 Civil Litigation and Its Alternatives

    PART 2 Finding and Analyzing the Law
    Chapter 7 Finding and Interpreting Enacted Law
    Chapter 8 Finding and Interpreting Court Opinions
    Chapter 9 Applying the Law

    PART 3 Legal Ethics and Substantive Law
    Chapter 10 Legal Ethics
    Chapter 11 Torts
    Chapter 12 Contract Law
    Chapter 13 Property and Estate Law
    Chapter 14 Laws Affecting Business
    Chapter 15 Family Law
    Chapter 16 Criminal Law
    Chapter 17 Criminal Procedure

    Appendix A The United States Constitution
    Appendix B Fundamentals of Good Writing
    Appendix C The Basics of Citation Form
    Appendix D Finding the Law

    Table of Cases

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