Paralegal Today: The Essentials

Paralegal Today: The Essentials

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PARALEGAL TODAY: THE ESSENTIALS, Sixth Edition, provides readers with a concise introduction to the legal system through real-world examples, practical applications, ethical dilemmas, and hands-on activities. With its focus on the basic, key areas of paralegal studies, this book ensures that readers develop a comprehensive understanding of topics such as careers, legal ethics, litigation procedures, criminal law, legal research and analysis, legal writing, and ethical and professional responsibility. The Sixth Edition includes increased coverage of technology in the workplace, including critical topics such as confidentiality issues, e-mail policies, technology in the courtroom, and the use of social media in crime detection and enforcing delinquent court judgments. In addition, Social Media Today boxes explain how social media such as Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and LinkedIn can be used in the legal field. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.If your supervising attorney is preparing for trial, for example, the attorney will want to base a legal argument on current authorities. ... Both Westlaw and Lexis provide online citators. In Lexis, the primary citator is Shepard a#39;s. Westlaw provides a similar service, called KeyCite. ... 0 References to periodicals, treatises, and American Law Reports annotationsa€”If you are researching a case on point, Shepardanbsp;...

Title:Paralegal Today: The Essentials
Author:Roger Miller, Mary Meinzinger
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2013-03-01


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