Constitutional Law: Principles and Practice, Loose-Leaf Version
(ISBN-10: 1337413755 | ISBN-13: 9781337413756)
Specifically written for paralegal students, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE, 2nd Edition identifies and explains the concepts behind constitutional law and connects them to everyday experiences both inside the law practice and out. Carefully edited for non-lawyers, the major cases presented show how the Supreme Court's decisions impact lawyers, lawmakers, and the general public, while breaking down legal complex concepts for you to grasp more easily. Each chapter also contains learning objectives, review and analysis questions, and vocabulary terms to build your confidence with the material, and demonstrate the ways paralegals perform in the workplace. Focusing on practical application, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE, 2nd Edition offers multiple hands-on opportunities to help you excel.Helpful appendices include samples of commonly used legal documents, while information-packed readings deliver hypothetical cases, ethical dilemmas, and end-of-chapter assignments designed to hone your analytical skills.
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Online Instructor's Manual
(ISBN-10: 1111648557 | ISBN-13: 9781111648558)
The site includes an Instructor's Manual with a chapter-by-chapter analysis as well as lecture outlines, teaching tips, and suggested discussion questions. The website also includes a test bank with answers and PowerPoint® lecture slides.
Legal Studies Capstone: Assessing Your Undergraduate Education
(ISBN-10: 1111035075 | ISBN-13: 9781111035075)
LEGAL STUDIES CAPSTONE: ASSESSING YOUR UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION provides the opportunity for you to review, enhance and demonstrate your knowledge and practical application of the law as you complete your education. Achievement of learning objectives is shown through development of a portfolio of your work and a successful score on a comprehensive exam.
Measurable learning objectives are detailed for each unit, with discussion questions, portfolio assignments and exam questions designed to measure the attainment of each outcome. Job search, continuing education, ethical obligations and technology skills are addressed, and you organize related documentation to prepare for post-graduation endeavors. These units are followed by summaries of core substantive and procedural areas of law, providing you with a review of prior studies as well as a gap-filler for keys areas essential to success in the workplace, continuing education, or certification and employment exams.
You can evaluate your knowledge of the law through review of questions and answers provided in the comprehensive exam in Appendix A. Portfolio assignments display your ability to draft pleadings, prepare contracts, complete forms and report research results for review by a prospective employer or as reference for future assignments. The Glossary and Other Resources listed in Appendix B assist in fostering successful outcomes in both portfolio development and the assessment exam.
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Job Placement Strategies for Paralegals
(ISBN-10: 1418040088 | ISBN-13: 9781418040086)
Job Placement Strategies for Paralegals is a job search guidebook for paralegal students and professionals. This practical workbook outlines placement skills and strategies for helping job seekers find a position in the fast growing paralegal profession. The book offers effective tools and strategies to help paralegals prepare a professional resume and cover letter, find job opportunities in the private and public sector, win over prospective employers in the job interview, and evaluate job offers, including salary, bonus structure, and benefits packages. The guide includes a detailed resume worksheet that will direct job seekers in preparing and customizing a resume for a successful job search. Sample paralegal resumes and cover letters contain critical commentary to help applicants prepare outstanding materials. This unique guidebook also prepares job hunters for the job interview by offering practical advice including how to prepare, what to bring, and what to wear. Specific interview questions, including the dreaded "zinger" questions are set forth with winning answers provided. This essential resource will help paralegals in all stages of their careers. The sample resumes, cover letters, and job strategies will be invaluable to both students entering the profession as well as paralegals currently working in the legal field.
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Oran's Dictionary of the Law
(ISBN-10: 1418080918 | ISBN-13: 9781418080914)
Oran's Dictionary of the Law, Fourth Edition, is the easiest to use introduction to legal terminology and concepts on the market. It contains clear definitions of the words that most paralegals, paralegal students, and persons in related fields need to know. The book gives the reader the core of each legal idea and helps them understand the American legal system as well as how to approach research tasks. The book precisely explains contracts, laws, court decisions, and lawyers. This new fourth edition includes a CD-ROM that contains all terms and definitions in the book and over a thousand new and revised definitions. It also includes an updated section on computerized legal research and overhauled sections on bankruptcy, intellectual property, litigation support, national security and other rapidly changing subject areas. Oran's Dictionary of the Law will leave the reader equipped with a precise, technical, legal vocabulary.
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Criminal Law and Procedure
(ISBN-10: 1111312729 | ISBN-13: 9781111312725)
Authoritative, comprehensive, and current, Criminal Law and Procedure, 6th edition delivers cutting-edge coverage of every aspect of the law and the duties a paralegal is expected to perform. It strikes the ideal balance between theoretical law and cutting-edge developments as it explores foundational concepts as well as emerging trends such as cyber crime, new laws stemming from the Patriot Act, terrorism, and more.
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