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West's Paralegal Today : Legal Team At Work - 4th edition

West`s Paralegal Today : Legal Team At Work (ISBN10: 1418050113; ISBN13: 9781418050115)
ISBN13: 978-1418050115
ISBN10: 1418050113

Summary: West's Paralegal Today: The Legal Team at Work, 4th edition, makes the paralegal field come alive for the student. It uses real-world examples, offering practical application of each concept discussed, and further enhances this focus with hands-on activities throughout. The text gives the student a thorough introduction to not only the legal system in general, but to specific areas of the law and the paralegal's integral role as a member of the legal team. The student g
ains a comprehensive understanding of the laws in our society, the importance of ethical and professional responsibility, and the skills needed to thrive in this environment. Technology features, including spotlights on how technology is changing litigation, legal research, and overall office management, convey the importance of developing strong skills in this area. Paralegal Profiles and Featured Guests bring a personal touch to the material--as students learn how professionals truly work in each area of the law and how each skill directly translates on-the-job. Ethical dilemmas challenge the students to further understand their professional duties and critical thinking questions provide an opportunity to sharpen their proficiency. In this way, paralegal students learn not only about the substantive areas of the law, but how to excel as a professional in each one.

Features:
  • Thorough: Covers all major substantive areas of the law
  • Technology: Describes technology's impact on the law and the skills a paralegal needs to succeed
  • Real-World: Examples and professional profiles bring the material to life
  • Practical Application: An emphasis on applying concepts with features throughout and comprehensive end-of-chapter activities
  • Ethics: Strong focus on the paralegal's professional responsibility in every aspect of the law
  • Motivational: Highlights the positive aspects of the profession
  • Flexible: Organized to be appropriate for any Introductory course
  • New content on Insurance Law, Bankruptcy Law, and Negotiable Instruments
  • Updated content on ethical rules
  • Extensive update on computer-assisted legal research
  • Expanded content on electronic filing and electronic discovery
  • Expanded content on Constitutional Law
  • New, expanded examples are highlighted throughout
  • More photos, illustrations, and exhibits to further enhance understanding
...show more
Summary: West's Paralegal Today: The Legal Team at Work, 4th edition, makes the paralegal field come alive for the student. It uses real-world examples, offering practical application of each concept discussed, and further enhances this focus with hands-on activities throughout. The text gives the student a thorough introduction to not only the legal system in general, but to specific areas of the law and the paralegal's integral role as a member of the legal team. The student gains a comprehensive understanding of the laws in our society, the importance of ethical and professional responsibility, and the skills needed to thrive in this environment. Technology features, including spotlights on how technology is changing litigation, legal research, and overall office management, convey the importance of developing strong skills in this area. Paralegal Profiles and Featured Guests bring a personal touch to the material--as students learn how professionals truly work in each area of the law and how each skill directly translates on-the-job. Ethical dilemmas challenge the students to further understand their professional duties and critical thinking questions provide an opportunity to sharpen their proficiency. In this way, paralegal students learn not only about the substantive areas of the law, but how to excel as a professional in each one.

Features:
  • Thorough: Covers all major substantive areas of the law
  • Technology: Describes technology's impact on the law and the skills a paralegal needs to succeed
  • Real-World: Examples and professional profiles bring the material to life
  • Practical Application: An emphasis on applying concepts with features throughout and comprehensive end-of-chapter activities
  • Ethics: Strong focus on the paralegal's professional responsibility in every aspect of the law
  • Motivational: Highlights the positive aspects of the profession
  • Flexible: Organized to be appropriate for any Introductory course
  • New content on Insurance Law, Bankruptcy Law, and Negotiable Instruments
  • Updated content on ethical rules
  • Extensive update on computer-assisted legal research
  • Expanded content on electronic filing and electronic discovery
  • Expanded content on Constitutional Law
  • New, expanded examples are highlighted throughout
  • More photos, illustrations, and exhibits to further enhance understanding
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 4TH 07
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Delmar Learning
Year Published: 2007
International: No

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