Introduces the law and legal system and an overview of the major areas of legal practice. Focuses on legal problem-solving, case analysis, fact pattern analysis, selected topical surveys of law, and legal ethics and professional responsibility for the paralegal.
- Discuss broad legal principles from the primary areas of law, such as Torts, Contracts, Real Property, and others.
- Describe the basic process of legal reasoning and analysis.
- Explain the definitions of certain basic legal terms and phrases.
- Recognize how broad ethical principles apply to paralegals in the practice of law.
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