PARA1102 - Legal Research and Writing I

Credits
3 (3/0/0)
Description
This course is a general introduction to recorded sources of law. It will examine where and how law can be found. The course will include discussion of the sources of law and practical writing exercises.
Prerequisites
  • Assess into college level English
Corequisites
Competencies
  1. Analyze sources of law.
  2. Explain state and federal court structure.
  3. Utilize a computerized legal research database.
  4. Utilize the legal writing process.
  5. Prepare original jurisdiction documents.
  6. Analyze state statutes.
  7. Analyze case law.
  8. Prepare case briefs.
  9. Analyze elements of a statute.
Degrees that use this course

Administrative Support

Diploma

Paralegal

Associate of Applied Science (AAS)