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Introduction to Law for Paralegals: A Critical Thinking Approach 6E

Summary of Contents

Contents
List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments


Part 1: Paralegals and the American Legal System

Chapter 1. Introduction to the Study of Law
Chapter 2. Parelagals in the Legal System
Chapter 3. Functions and 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
Appendix E: NetNotes

Glossary
Table of Cases
Index