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Introduction to Paralegal Studies


Overview of the legal system and the present and potential role of the paralegal within the legal process. Study includes a comparison of civil and criminal law, the sources of American law, structure and operation of the court systems, fundamentals of legal research sources, principles of contract and tort law, and basic legal terminology. 3 Credits (3 Lecture) Prerequisite(s): Placement by Examination or RDG111. Fall Only.

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