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LEG 1010 — Introduction to Paralegals and the Legal System

Credit Hours: 2.00

Total Contact Hours: 20.00

Lecture Hours: 2.00

Introduces the role of the paralegal within the American legal system, including an overview of the American system of law, an examination of federal and state criminal and civil courts; and appellate process. Emphasis is on ethical requirements for paralegals and practical skills necessary for this profession.