2019-2020 Catalog 
    
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2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LGLA 1307 - Introduction to Law and Legal Professions


Credit Hours: 3
Contact Hours - Lecture: 3
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
Student Learning 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.