Foundations of law: cases, commentary, and ethics

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Thomson Delmar Learning, Jul 30, 2006 - Law - 440 pages
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In the fourth edition of Foundations of Law, concentration on the overview of American law and its legal system permeates the book to assist readers in preparation for advanced study. Over 40 excerpted judicial opinions are used to illustrate basic themes, and instructive case studies are presented to challenge users beyond acquiring knowledge, so that thorough understanding of concepts and their application in difficult scenarios can be achieved. Each chapter is designed for one week of study, and is written with clarity and conciseness to facilitate comprehension of the material. The addition of chapter review questions and websites promote learning and retention.

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Contents

Law and the Profession of
1
What Lawyers Do
8
ParalegalsLegal Assistants
18
Copyright

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About the author (2006)

Carol M. Bast is a graduate of New York Law School; Carol also received an MBA from the University of Central Florida, and a PhD in Spanish from the University of Florida. She is a member of many professional organizations including American Society of Writers on Legal Subjects and the Legal Writing Institute. She has won several professional awards, and has presented at numerous events. Carol has authored several publications including Foundations of Law and Florida Courts. Carol is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Central Florida.