Introduction Paralegal Studies : A Critical Thinking Approach, Second Edition
This best-selling author team sharpens students' analytical skills with: - an overview of the legal system and the paralegal's role, presented in a clearly organized four-part structure, explaining the Paralegal Profession, the American Legal System, Legal Analysis and Research, and Paralegal Skills and Responsibilities- a critical thinking framework that encourages students to develop their analytical skills through examples, hypothetical cases, and reasoning exercises, as they learn the basics of legal research, writing, interviewing, and investigation- superior writing and hypothetical cases with a proven blend of coverage and depth- pedagogy designed for reinforcing critical thinking- appendix guides to writing and legal citation -- now updated to include the ALWD Citation ManualThis edition includes: - an early chapter on Paralegals and the Work World to motivate students right from the start, encouraging them to progress through the text with a clear idea of how legal issues relate to their career choices- online and electronic coverage updates throughout the entire text, with text-related websites throughout -- plus, explanations of online and computer techniques for research, investigation, and case management- updated Ancillary Package includes Instructor's Manual, Test Bank, and PowerPoint Lecture slides
- Paperback | 554 pages
- 204.5 x 253 x 27.9mm | 938.95g
- 31 Dec 2002
- Aspen Publishers Inc.,U.S.
- Philadelphia, United States
- 2nd Second ed.