PARLGL-101-63692 - Introduction to Law - Corey Carter
|Course:||Introduction to Law|
I have been a practicing attorney for 12 years. I thoroughly enjoy it, and thoroughly enjoy teaching!
This course introduces the student to the American legal system. It will also provide a brief overview of some of the main practice areas, including Torts, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Contract Law, Property and Estate Law, and Family Law.
What to Expect in this Course
Class will usually begin with a review of the previous classes materials. Then move to lecture. The last hour of the class will usually be a group activity 2-4 students will be in breakout rooms to accomplish a task based on the material covered in the lecture. Students should have microphone or be able to call in, as well as computer, ideally equipped with a webcam.
Types of Assessments
This course contains projects and quizzes, including a final exam.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
Introduction to Law for Paralegals: A Critical Thinking Approach, Seventh Edition - available here: https://www.aspenpublishing.com/currier-introforparalegals7
Other Relevant Course Information
Students should be proficient with zoom and canvas.
This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at https://coc.instructure.com. Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:
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- CanyonsID Password is your COC student email password
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Last updated: 05/31/2022 Sub#: 1379