2018-2019 Catalog 
    
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LGLA 1307 - Introduction to Law and Legal Professions


3 Credits (3 hrs. lec.) Overview of the law and the legal professions including legal concepts, systems, and terminology; substantive areas of law and the federal and state judicial systems; ethical obligations and regulations; professional trends and issues with emphasis on the paralegal’s role. Prerequisite: College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing
Course Outcomes
1 - Use legal terminology.
2 - Explain fundamental legal concepts categorizing substantive areas of law and the federal and state judicial systems.
3 - Identify the ethical obligations of the legal professional in various practice areas with particular emphasis on the paralegal’s role in the legal profession.