Criminal Law and Procedure for the Paralegal

Author: James W. H. McCord,Sandra L. McCord,C. Suzanne Bailey

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1435440161

Category: Law

Page: 672

View: 2957

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE FOR THE PARALEGAL: A SYSTEMS APPROACH, 4th Edition equips readers with a solid understanding of the principles of criminal law as well as the skills for daily practice in a law office. Thorough yet succinct, the student-friendly text presents material in a clear, logical, outline format. It also provides many opportunities for students to apply both critical thinking and law-office practice skills. The text enriches learning by providing insights into crime, punishment, criminal justice standards for prosecution, defense, and the court, and the competing policies behind the law and judicial decisions. The unique systems folder approach enables students to build an impressive practice system of topically arranged forms, legal principles, rules, checklists, and other materials. The text delivers an excellent blend of theory with practice--giving students a strong foundation to build on. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Law and Procedure for the Paralegal: A Systems Approach

Author: James W. H. McCord,Sandra L. McCord

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 140186564X

Category: Law

Page: 640

View: 5651

This text prepares paralegals in the principles of criminal law as well as in the practice skills needed daily in the law office. Presented in a clear, logical, outline format, Criminal Law and Procedure for the Paralegal: A Systems Approach, third , includes effective learning features such as charts, checklists, forms, documents, legal terminology, helpful web sites, and numerous illustrative case examples. A systems folder is also included to help build an impressive practice system of topically arranged forms, legal principles, rules, checklists, and other materials. This comprehensive text blends theory with practice and incorporates insights into the fascinating world of crime and criminals and the legal professionals who work within the justice system. The systems approach used continues to be one of the most popular features of this text, and the clear, concise, yet thorough presentation of concepts and skills leads to the development of a more thoughtful and accurate paralegal professional. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Law and Procedure for the Paralegal

Author: Neal R. Bevans

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305177509

Category: Law

Page: 480

View: 1039

Now newly updated and expanded, the Second Edition of this popular book provides a concise, realistic, hands-on guide to the fascinating and rewarding practice of criminal law. CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE FOR THE PARALEGAL offers a highly practical introduction to the field, exploring essential legal principles and their applications through a series of real-world cases, including prosecution, defense, and appellate processes. Drawing on his extensive experience as a criminal defense attorney, an assistant district attorney, and a college instructor, the author brings the world of prosecutors, defense attorneys, and paralegals to life with a uniquely engaging, reader-friendly style ideal for today's learners. The book also addresses relevant Supreme Court decisions and their ramifications and offers insights from actual paralegals and examples from real cases. This trusted text is an ideal resource to prepare you for success in the dynamic, high-demand field of criminal law. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Law and Procedure for the Paralegal

Author: Edward C. Carter III

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

ISBN: 1454878614

Category: Law

Page: 672

View: 6191

Criminal Law and Procedure for the Paralegal, Second Edition, offers assignments that mirror the work of the paralegal and cover local, state, and federal criminal cases. Students can gain practice and confidence doing the kind of work that a defense attorney, prosecutor, or law enforcement agency expects from a paralegal. Working with the various types of cases presented in this book familiarizes students with the role of the paralegal in the process of investigation, prosecution, and defense in criminal cases. The second edition has been updated to include more than three dozen new legal decisions, new coverage of legislative jurisdiction and Fifth Amendment due process clause, and the addition of six new cases including United States v. Vilar and Hurst v. Florida. Key Features: Updates include more than three dozen new legal decisions. Updated and expanded Chapters 6 and 7 with new coverage of legislative jurisdiction and Fifth Amendment due process clause. Six new cases including United States v. Vilar and Hurst v. Florida ¦ A sensible, four-part organization: Introduction to the criminal justice system The distinction between criminal law and criminal procedure Criminal law Criminal procedure ¦ Realistic assignments, in which students draft indictments, memos, grand jury subpoenas, and jury instructions using hypothetical memos, investigative reports, and interviews as source material ¦ Clear explanations of the basic elements of all criminal offenses ¦ An accessible system of analyzing the legal nature of any criminal offense ¦ An integrated treatment of white-collar crime ¦ Broad coverage of a wide range of criminal investigations, from police investigations to administrative and grand jury investigation

Criminal Law and Procedure for the Paralegal, Loose-Leaf Version

Author: Neal R. Bevans

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781337413916

Category: Law

Page: 480

View: 7821

Now newly updated and expanded, the Second Edition of this popular text provides a concise, realistic, hands-on guide to the fascinating and rewarding practice of criminal law. CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE FOR THE PARALEGAL offers a highly practical introduction to the field, exploring essential legal principles and their applications through a series of real-world cases, including prosecution, defense, and appellate processes. Drawing on his extensive experience as a criminal defense attorney, an assistant district attorney, and a college instructor, the author brings the world of prosecutors, defense attorneys, and paralegals to life with a uniquely engaging, reader-friendly style ideal for today's learners. The text also addresses relevant Supreme Court decisions and their ramifications and offers insights from actual paralegals and examples from real cases. Suitable for courses in both criminal law and procedure and criminal justice, this trusted text is an ideal resource to prepare you for success in the dynamic, high-demand field of criminal law.

Criminal Law and Procedure

Author: Daniel E. Hall

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 130517674X

Category: Law

Page: 768

View: 1959

CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE, 7th edition delivers extensive coverage of every aspect of the law and details the duties a paralegal is expected to perform when working within criminal law. High-level, comprehensive coverage is combined with cutting-edge developments, foundational concepts, and emerging trends, such as terrorism, treason, and national security crimes; cyber stalking; virtual child pornography; corporate crime, racial profiling, and more. Case excerpts help you develop your case analysis skills, while a variety of built-in learning aids sharpen your problem solving and analytical skills. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Law and Procedure for the Paralegal

Author: Edward Carter

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law and Business

ISBN: 9780735584877

Category: Law

Page: 614

View: 8791

Criminal Law and Procedure for the Paralegal uses actual paralegal assignments from practice to teach students what to do when they work for a defense attorney, prosecutor, or law enforcement agency. With coverage of local, state, and federal-level criminal cases, paralegal students learn about the different types of cases that are handled by lawyers and by regulatory agenciesand—and their role as paralegals in the investigation and prosecution of those crimes. This text is available in ebook format from the VitalSource Store. To download and use the ebook, you will need the free VitalSource Bookshelf software. DOWNLOAD NOW Practical and engaging, Criminal Law and Procedure for the Paralegal features: broad and lucid coverage of basic concepts a consistent focus on the role of the paralegal in an attorneyand’s office and in law enforcement agencies a logical four-part organization 1. Introduction to the Criminal Justice System 2. Criminal Law vs. Criminal Procedure 3. Criminal Law 4. Criminal Procedure realistic assignments that ask students to draft indictments, memos, grand jury subpoenas, and jury instructions based on hypothetical memos, investigative reports, and interviews clear explanations of the basic elements of criminal offenses and how they are used to define criminal offensesand—provides students with a system they can use to analyze and understand the legal nature of any criminal offense a student-friendly and“stage approachand” to understanding procedural rights and—each Criminal Procedure chapter focuses on one stage of the process and the applicable rights for that stage integrated coverage of white collar crime and other kinds of crime and the different types of criminal investigations, from police investigations to administrative and grand jury investigationsand—focusing on the role of the paralegal in each a broad range of well-edited cases consistently strong pedagogyand—chapter overviews, key terms, sidebars on interesting topics, end-of-chapter questions, hypotheticals, and additional projects for students

The Litigation Paralegal: A Systems Approach

Author: James W. H. McCord

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285701046

Category: Law

Page: 624

View: 2905

The Litigation Paralegal: A Systems Approach, fifth edition provides students and faculty with a learning resource written specifically for them. It is a resource combining the theories and principles of law with practical paralegal skills, paralegal ethics, numerous forms, checklists, practice tips, online resources, and a focus on the goals and needs of the paralegal profession, all in the context of the law office. This text also provides instructors with the flexibility to utilize the step-by-step law office litigation system, which stresses student organizational skills and quality control techniques, or any other approach of the instructor's choosing. This new edition addresses electronic discovery and filing and the associated ethical and practical responsibilities of the lawyer and the paralegal. New revisions to the Federal Rules of Evidence and Civil and Appellate Procedure are examined, as are the practice requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. New/revised forms have been added to reflect current practice. Web sites, assignments, key terms, and study questions have been updated throughout the text as well. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Law and Procedure: An Overview

Author: Ronald J. Bacigal

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1428317414

Category: Law

Page: 408

View: 6220

Criminal Law and Procedure: An Overview, 3E, constitutes an overview of the essentials of the criminal justice system. It covers both theory and practice, and can be tailored to a particular jurisdiction by supplementing the basic principles with statutes and cases from a particular locality. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Office Procedures for the Legal Professional

Author: Judy Long

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781401840839

Category: Law

Page: 432

View: 9063

This is an all-encompassing approach to looking at law office procedures. It reviews the law office and the court system then moves on to a detailed discussion of various specialty areas of law and the function of the paralegal or legal assistant in each. Assignments and projects give the reader a very real sense of work in a law office. And, those efforts are documented in a notebook within the publication which later serves as a valuable resource in carrying out similar assignments on the job. This publication coupled with an available forms manual makes for an invaluable combination. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Real-resumes for Legal and Paralegal Jobs

Author: Anne McKinney

Publisher: PREP Publishing

ISBN: 9781885288387

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 181

View: 4035

Those who seek legal and paralegal jobs will find this book to be a rich resource. No matter what type of legal or paralegal work is sought, the reader will find outstanding samples of resumes and covers used by real people to obtain legal and paralegal jobs. Resumes and covers letters are included which will help newly minted lawyers or paralegals find their first jobs in their field. There are also sample resumes and cover letters which will be useful to the most experienced lawyers and paralegals in the profession. A bonus of this book is that it includes samples of paperwork involved in getting federal government jobs: specialized resumes and the federal resumix as well as the write-ups for the Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) which are often required for government positions. This book will show legal-industry professionals how to maximize their career potential, get federal positions, and change fields if they want to.

Basic Criminal Law

The Constitution, Procedure, and Crimes

Author: Anniken Davenport

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0134559967

Category: Law

Page: 456

View: 7945

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in criminal law and criminal procedure (as well as supplementary readings in constitutional law) in the paralegal and more general criminal justice programs. A comprehensive, well-organized approach to understanding key legal concepts and developing the essential skills and hands-on experience needed to enter the legal profession Basic Criminal Law, Fifth Edition, provides a thorough grounding in criminal law, its history, how it is practiced today, and what trends will take it into the future. Rich with features that guide readers through the history of criminal law, the crimes themselves, and specific legal procedures, this text offers numerous opportunities to develop the real-world skills needed to enter the workforce. The Fifth Edition includes: insights from current and high-profile key cases; new You Make the Call sections; a revised chapter on sex crimes; a revised appeals section; updated crime statistics and definitions; updated evidence concept sections; and enhanced practical tips and strategies.

Movie Therapy for Law Students (and Pre-law, Paralegal, and Related Majors)

Are You Ready for Law School?? : Prepare for Law School, Final Exams, and the Bar Exam by Watching Movies!!

Author: Sonia J. Buck

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 1438975295

Category: Law

Page: 195

View: 1255

MOVIE THERAPY FOR LAW STUDENTS is a fun legal study aid or law school preparatory text, which surveys about 35 legal movies, focusing on the substantive areas of law and legal issues that the movies raise. Packed with black letter law, statutory material, court cases, ethical rules, evidence rules, civil and criminal procedure rules, and dozens of law school and bar exam tips, this book is a must-read for any law student, pre-law or related undergraduate degree candidate, paralegal student, or bar exam candidate. *Includes dozens of exam study tips *Includes useful Internet links and other valuable resources for law students *Contains legal movie trivia and other interesting nuggets *Geared toward law students, but entertaining and straightforward enough for any movie buff or law buff, or some combination of the two

Criminal Law and Procedure

Author: John Scheb,John Scheb, II

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495095486

Category: Social Science

Page: 720

View: 5992

Important recent developments, intriguing cases, broad coverage of law and procedures...this practical, up-to-date book gives you everything you need to understand the substantive and procedural aspects of criminal law. Ideal for criminal justice, pre-law, and paralegal students, CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE includes useful student aids to help you master the material and succeed in your course. Praised for its currency, CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE includes timely topics such as the post-9-11 environment; the recent surge in white-collar crime, cybercrime, and identity theft; military courts; new sentencing guidelines; and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Law and Procedure

Author: John Scheb,John Scheb, II

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495809810

Category: Social Science

Page: 784

View: 7627

Authors Scheb and Scheb cover intriguing cases, critical developments, and a broad coverage of law and procedures in the Seventh Edition of CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE. This Seventh Edition discusses recent Supreme Court decisions and headline cases, as well as important updates to criminal laws and statutes in the post 9-11 world, including white-collar crime, cybercrime, identity theft, new sentencing guidelines, and much more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Law and Procedure

An Introduction

Author: Ronald J. Bacigal

Publisher: West Group

ISBN: 9780314067364

Category: Law

Page: 369

View: 4998

This text is designed for use in criminal justice or paralegal programs. It covers both substantive criminal law and criminal procedure, therefore it is suitable for a single course designed to give an overview of the entire criminal justice system or for separate courses focusing on either substantive or procedural law. It provides many sample documents, jury instructions and forms to show students how concepts are applied. YouAEll also find summarized cases and unique concept review charts.ALSO AVAILABLEStudy Guide, ISBN: 0-314-06965-8INSTRUCTOR SUPPLEMENTS CALL CUSTOMER SUPPORT TO ORDERInstructorAEs Manual (with Test Bank), ISBN: 0-314-06964-XInstructorAEs Manual (with Test Bank on disk), ISBN: 0-314-08760-5"

Criminal Procedure: Law and Practice

Author: Rolando V. del Carmen,Craig Hemmens

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305577361

Category: Education

Page: 576

View: 2865

Packed with examples from real-world situations faced by today's law enforcement professionals, CRIMINAL PROCEDURE: LAW AND PRACTICE, 10th Edition gives readers a practical and authoritative look at the most current guidelines in criminal procedure. Comprehensive and accurate without bogging readers down in unnecessary details, the text includes cutting-edge coverage of the law as it relates to arrests, searches and seizures, vehicle stops, use of force, interrogations, and line-ups. It also discusses current topics such as racial profiling, DNA evidence, plea bargaining, seizures of text/email messages, and many others. Interesting case briefs, sample police forms, hypothetical cases, and coverage of the most recent Supreme Court rulings keep the text as relevant as ever. Its clear, reader-friendly presentation makes law enforcement concepts easy to understand and apply. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Paralegal Today: The Essentials

Author: Roger Miller,Mary Meinzinger

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1435498550

Category: Law

Page: 560

View: 345

Paralegal Today: The Essentials, fifth edition, makes the paralegal field come alive for the student. It uses real-world examples, offering practical application of each concept discussed, and further enhances this focus with hands-on activities throughout. This concise version focuses on the basic, key areas of paralegal studies, including careers, legal ethics, litigation procedures, criminal law, legal research and analysis, and legal writing. Technology features, including spotlights on how technology is changing litigation, legal research, and overall office management, convey the importance of developing strong skills in this area. Featured Contributors bring a personal touch to the material - as students learn how professionals truly work in each area of the law and how each skill directly translates on-the-job. Ethical dilemmas challenge the students to further understand their professional duties and critical thinking questions provide an opportunity to sharpen their proficiency. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.