2012-2013 Samford University Catalog 
    
    Nov 29, 2022  
2012-2013 Samford University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MPPG 121 - Introduction to Paralegal Studies

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Examination of the concept, qualifications, and role of the paralegal. Selected topics include legal terminology, the levels of government, court structure and operation, the structure of the American legal system, basic interviewing and investigative techniques, the ethical considerations governing the lawyer-paralegal- client-public relationships, and the role of the paralegal in several substantive law areas. Students will also be exposed to technologies currently in use by paralegals including electronic filing and case management software.



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