PLS 100 Introduction to Legal Studies and Ethics

Introduction to Legal Studies and Ethics is a survey of the U.S. legal system, the substantive and procedural law of Massachusetts, and the role of the paralegal in the legal profession.  Topics include professional ethics, civil and criminal procedures, constitutional law, as well as basic legal analysis, research, and writing.  In addition, the course will provide an overview of substantive law's areas of practice: family law, real estate law, criminal law, estate planning, business law, torts, contracts, and bankruptcy law.  Three lecture hours per week.  
3 credits  Fall, Spring, Summer
3 credits
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