Paralegal Professional, The, 6th edition

  • Thomas F. Goldman, 
  • Henry R. Cheeseman

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Overview

The Paralegal Professional delivers the knowledge, analytical skills, and ethical understanding you need to succeed as a paralegal in today’s legal environment. Shaped by the insights of legal professionals, the text illuminates the tasks and roles of the paralegal, while developing critical-thinking and hands-on skills.

Published by Pearson (June 15th 2021) - Copyright © 2022

ISBN-13: 9780137574650

Subject: Paralegal Studies

Category: Introduction to Paralegal Studies

Table of contents

Brief Contents

PART I: THE PARALEGAL PROFESSION

  1. The Paralegal Profession
  2. Ethics and Professional Responsibility
  3. The Paralegal Workplace
  4. Technology and the Paralegal

PART II: INTRODUCTION TO LAW

  1. American Legal Heritage and Constitutional Law
  2. The Court System and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  3. Civil Litigation
  4. Criminal Law and Procedure
  5. Administrative Law

PART III: PARALEGAL SKILLS

  1. Interviewing and Investigation Skills
  2. Legal Writing and Critical Legal Thinking
  3. Legal Research

PART IV: LEGAL SUBJECTS

  1. Torts and Product Liability
  2. Contracts and E-Commerce
  3. Property Law
  4. Estates and Elder Law
  5. Family Law
  6. Agency, Employment, and Immigration
  7. Business Organizations and Bankruptcy Law
  8. Intellectual Property and Digital Law

Appendices

  1. How to Brief a Case
  2. Effective Learning

Glossary

Case Index

Subject Index

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