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This non-paralegal specific text: - takes the critical thinking approach to familiarize students with the study of law and...

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Exact title of the book
The Study of the Law: A Critical Thinking Approach
Book author
Katherine A. Currier
Book edition
Hardcover
Number of pages
800 pages
Language
English
Published
December 21st 2004 by Aspen Publishers
File size (in PDF)
3200 kB
The Study of the Law: A Critical Thinking Approach

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This non-paralegal specific text: - takes the critical thinking approach to familiarize students with the study of law and encourages students to interact with the materials through hypotheticals, examples, and well-designed questions - teaches students the basic skills necessary to understand statutes and court cases - includes ethics alerts, marginal definitions, Internet references, and legal reasoning exercises throughout the book - presents material in an accessible and well-organized format - uses edited cases in the substantive law chapters to teach students how to read and analyze the law - offers helpful material on writing skills, research, and citation in the appendices The three parts of the book reflect the topics of the introductory course: - The American Legal System presents the sources and classification of law, the structure of the court system, and an overview of litigation - Finding and Analyzing the Law reviews the basics of legal analysis, research, and writing - Substantive Law and Legal Ethics considers torts, contract law, property and estate law, laws affecting business, family law, criminal law and procedure, and legal ethics.