Oct 26, 2020  
2018-2019 College Catalog 
    
2018-2019 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LGL 110 - Introduction to Law and the Paralegal


(3 credits) Introduces various areas of law in which a paralegal may be employed. Includes study of the court system (Virginia and federal); a brief overview of criminal law, torts, family law, evidence, the U.C.C., contracts, and ethics; the role of the paralegal; and other areas of interest.Introduces various areas of law in which a legal assistant will be working. Includes study of the court system (Virginia and federal) as well as a brief overview of criminal law, torts, domestic relations, evidence, ethics, the role of the legal assistant, and other areas of interest.

Prerequisite(s): ENF 1  or ENF 2  as demonstrated through the placement and diagnostics tests or equivalent or departmental approval.

Lecture: 3 hours per week



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