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Learning about the Law Constantinos E. Scaros

Learning about the Law

Constantinos E. Scaros

Published December 30th 2004
ISBN : 9780735551176
Paperback
366 pages
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The text is carefully designed for maximum accessibility:- clear and readable explanation of basic concepts of the law is easy for students to understand- skillful delineation of legal concepts piques student interest but avoids overwhelmingMoreThe text is carefully designed for maximum accessibility:- clear and readable explanation of basic concepts of the law is easy for students to understand- skillful delineation of legal concepts piques student interest but avoids overwhelming vocabulary- helpful examples and analogies make the law come to life- shorter length allows the text to be used effectively in a less comprehensive course or in combination with other materials- each chapter includes charts, illustrations, and photos, as well as key terms, review questions, and exercises- the first half of the book discusses the American legal system and the basics of briefing cases, legal writing, legal research, and litigation, while the second half introduces the building blocks of the law: contracts, torts, and criminal law- the final two chapters present practical information on ethics and careers in the lawSignificant changes and additions for the second edition include:- revisions making the book appropriate for both paralegal and non-paralegal Introduction to Law courses- more discussion questions added to provide students with additional opportunities to apply what they have learned- includes marginal definitions and website references- an appendix with materials on the role of paralegals