Introduction To Law For Paralegals: A Critical Thinking Approach (Aspen College)

Introduction To Law For Paralegals: A Critical Thinking Approach (Aspen College)

  • Publish Date: 2014-12-19
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Katherine A. Currier Thomas E. Eimermann
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Comprehensive, intelligent overview of all the key concepts covered in a typical introduction to law course. Divided into three parts, reflecting the topics addressed in an introductory course: Part I, Paralegals and the American Legal System; Part II, Finding and Analyzing the Law and Part III, Legal Ethics and Substantive Law. A critical thinking approach is used to introduce students to the study of law, encouraging students to interact with the materials through hypotheticals, examples, and well-designed questions.

Key Features of the New Edition:

  • Comprehensive coverage of key legal concepts
  • Hypotheticals, questions, and exercises that engage students in critical thinking
  • A logical three-part organization
  • Student-friendly skill development for basic statutory and case analysis
  • Ethics Alerts, marginal definitions, Internet references, and legal reasoning exercises
  • Appendices on writing style , legal research, citation, the U.S. Constitution, and additional Net Notes
  • New edition includes many new Discussion Questions and Legal Reasoning Exercises
  • Chapter Objectives and short hypotheticals to start each chapter added to this edition
  • New coverage includes: the Boston Marathon bombing case, the Affordable Care Act, and trademark issues involving the Washington Redskins , e-filing and e-discovery, discussion of same-sex marriage and custody disputes over pre-embryos, and crimes of unauthorized access of computer data and warrantless searches of cell phones

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