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Learning about the Law 9780735551176

Learning about the Law | 2nd Edition

ISBN-10: 0735551170
ISBN-13: 9780735551176
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PUBLISHER: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
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Product Description: This fully revised text offers a basic and readable introduction to how the law actually works. Known for its student-friendly approach, LEARNING ABOUT THE LAW, In its Second Edition, provides a distinctly enlightening overview of key skills and concepts. The text is carefully designed for maximum accessibility: iquest; clear and readable explanation of basic concepts of the law is easy for students to understand iquest; skillful delineation of legal concepts piques student interest but avoids overwhelming vocabulary iquest; helpful examples and analogies make the law come to life iquest; shorter length allows the text to be used effectively in a less comprehensive course or in combination with other materials iquest; each chapter includes charts, illustrations, and photos, As well as key terms, review questions, and exercises iquest; the first half of the book discusses the American legal system And The basics of briefing cases, legal writing, legal research, and litigation, while the second half introduces the building blocks of the law: contracts, torts, and criminal law iquest; the final two chapters present practical information on ethics and careers in the law Significant changes and additions For The Second Edition include: iquest; revisions making the book appropriate for both paralegal and non-paralegal Introduction to Law courses iquest; more discussion questions added to provide students with additional opportunities to apply what they have learned iquest; more marginal definitions and website references iquest; an appendix with materials on the role of paralegals

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