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Introduction to Law for Paralegals: A Critical Thinking Approach, Eighth Edition

  • Katherine A. Currier
  • Thomas E. Eimermann
  • Marisa S. Campbell
Series / Aspen Paralegal Series
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A thoughtful new edition of the leading Introduction to Law for Paralegals text

Introduction to Law for Paralegals: A Critical Thinking Approach explores high-interest topics and cases within the framework of the authors’ acclaimed critical thinking approach. Hypotheticals, examples, and incisive questions shed light on both the principle and application of the law. In a thoroughly updated new edition, this leading text in the field continues to provide innovation and excellence.

New to the Eighth Edition:

  • Updated with changes in the law, new NetNotes, and additional Discussion Questions and Legal Reasoning Exercises.
  • Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure are now directly after the chapter on Torts so that instructors can better compare and contrast civil litigation and criminal law.
  • Streamlined chapter introducing the Study of Law and the Paralegal Profession.

Professors and students will benefit from:

  • Comprehensive coverage of key legal concepts.
  • Hypotheticals, questions, and exercises that engage students in critical thinking.
  • A logical three-part organization: Part I, Paralegals and the American Legal System; Part II, Finding and Analyzing the Law and Part III, Legal Ethics and Substantive Law.
  • Student-friendly skill development for basic statutory and case analysis.
  • Text is readable without talking down to students. Structure of chapters ensures that students understand and learn the material.
  • Ethics Alerts, marginal definitions, Internet references, and legal reasoning exercises.
  • Appendices on writing style and citation, the U.S. Constitution, Ethical Codes, and additional Net Notes.
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