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3 FROM THE EDITOR At Delmar, Cengage Learning, our goal is to provide resources of the best quality products that engage and inspire. Our resources give students countless opportunities for hands-on practice, ensuring that they excel in their studies and become the best professionals possible. We are also committed to giving instructors comprehensive tools that allow them to spend less time planning and more time teaching. And we believe in the lifelong learner providing products for current professionals seeking to strengthen their skills or become certified. Our commitment extends to offering the most complete curriculum solutions and a variety of new options for the paralegal community. New interactive CD programs present real-life scenarios where the learner can practice applying concepts. Robust pre-built Online Courses can be used at any program for a fully online or hybrid solution. Other online resources, including WebTUTORs and Gale LegalTrac, offer additional learning opportunities in a dynamic environment. We want to fully meet your needs in the best way possible, so we welcome your feedback on any of our products or solutions. As always, we appreciate your support of our publishing program. Sincerely, Shelley Esposito Senior Acquisitions Editor Sandy Clark Director of Learning Solutions Shelley Esposito Senior Acquisitions Editor Melissa Riveglia Senior Product Manager Danielle Klahr Editorial Assistant Debbie Yarnell Director of Marketing Erin Brennan Marketing Manager Jonathan Sheehan Marketing Coordinator Look for these icons indicating digital or online content: Curriculum Solutions Accounting & Financials for the Law Office Administrative Law Alternative Dispute Resolution Bankruptcy Law Business Organizations / Business Law Careers and Employment Civil Litigation Computer Applications in the Law Office Constitutional Law Contracts Court Reporting Criminal Law Document Preparation Elder Law Employment Law Entertainment Law Environmental Law Ethics Evidence Law Family Law Health Care Law Immigration Law Intellectual Property Interviewing and Investigation Introduction to Law Introduction to Paralegal Studies Juvenile Law Law Office Management / Procedures Legal Nurse Consulting Legal Research and Writing Legal Terminology Liability Litigation Medical Malpractice Law Real Estate Law Social Security Sports Law Tort Law Wills, Trusts, and Estates Worker s Compensation Law References and Resources CLA Exam Study Materials/NALA Publications.. 59 Author Index Title Index

4 CURRICULUM SOLUTIONS Spend Less Time Planning and More Time Teaching With Cengage Learning s Instructor Resources to accompany featured paralegal titles, preparing for class and evaluating students have never been easier! This invaluable Instructor CD-ROM allows you anywhere, anytime access to all of your resources: The contains various resources and answers for each chapter of the book and is available in Microsoft Word format and/or Adobe Acrobat PDF format. The Computerized Testbank in ExamView 1 makes generating tests and quizzes a snap. With thousands of questions and different styles to choose from, you can create customized assessments for your students with the click of a button. Add your own unique questions and print rationales for easy class preparation. Customizable presentations in PowerPoint 2 format focus on key points for each chapter, and can also include video, animations, and photos. 1 ExamView is a registered trademark of einstruction Corp. 2 PowerPoint is a registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation. INSTRUCTOR RESOURCES LegalTrac Gale s Custom Journals Database for Legal Studies ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Customized portions of the world-renowned Gale journal database can now be bundled with Delmar s paralegal textbooks. Drawing on a wide variety of the most highly regarded legal publications, LegalTrac provides indexing for approximately 875 titles including major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals. Intended to be a 24/7 online library reference of the latest information and research, LegalTrac is a tool for learners who desire additional resources and research beyond the scope of their textbooks. Material drawn from magazines, academic journals, books, news, and multimedia Digital access allows easy-to-use, powerful search capabilities for an excellent reference tool Current articles help learners prepare for careers by way of industry journal information Additional tools including citation tools, downloads, and even translation features help students use the material in their research ABOUT GALE Gale, Cengage Learning, a world leader in e-research, is best known for its accurate and authoritative reference content as well as its intelligent organization of full-text magazine and newspaper articles. The company creates and maintains hundreds of databases that are published online and in print. 4

5 TM CURRICULUM SOLUTIONS ONLY $8.00/$5.00 (list/net) added to cost of textbook! Instructors using WebTUTOR have access to premium supplemental content from Cengage Learning and the powerful customization, class management, and communication tools available from our Course Management partners WebCT, Blackboard, and ecollege. Some key features of WebTUTOR: It is customizable, so you can include your own content It is designed to help you organize your course It is available with powerful communication tools such as , discussion, and chat It is web-savvy, with links to real-world locations for timely content With WebTUTOR you ll know quickly what concepts your students are or aren t grasping. Students will also benefit from: Automatic and immediate feedback from quizzes and exams Interactive, multimedia-rich explanation of concepts Online exercises that reinforce what they ve learned Flashcards that include audio support Greater interaction and involvement through online discussion forums Incorporating WebTUTOR into a course is a quick and easy process. It provides a totally interactive educational experience that will turn everyone in your class into a front-row student. Whether you want to web-enhance your class, or put an entire course online, WebTUTOR delivers! To view a demo or adopt this product, go to: and select WebTUTOR components from products menu Case Study Series on CD-ROM Our Case Studies CD-ROM Series was designed to give students an opportunity to learn by doing. Unlike most textbook case scenarios, which are usually brief and only give pieces of the whole case, complete case files are thoroughly discussed in language more suitable to paralegal students. Each CD-ROM contains a case file, a series of documents that would be found in a litigation, criminal law, or family law file. None of the cases are state or time specific, so they can be used in any jurisdiction at any time. The focus is on paralegal responsibilities specifically Students can see full examples of important documents, such as pleadings and discovery Allows students to follow cases from incident through appeal Supplements theory, allowing students to gain hands-on experience Adaptable to any length course or jurisdiction StudyWARE is like the student s own interactive private tutor reinforcing the material in the text in an exciting and fun environment! Whether a student is working with quizzes or one of the various games or activities, StudyWARE enables him or her to learn quickly with helpful hints and immediate feedback. Quizzes Take quizzes in both practice and quiz mode. Practice mode can be used to improve mastery of the material. Instant feedback tells students whether they are right or wrong, and helps them learn quickly by explaining why an answer was correct or incorrect. Students can use quiz mode when they are ready to test themselves and StudyWARE will keep a record of their scores. Scores A student can view his or her last score for each quiz and print the results to hand in to the instructor. Activities Activities include case studies and crossword puzzles. 5

6 ONLINE PARALEGAL COURSES AVAILABLE NOW! Utilize with any degree/certificate program! Delmar's Online Paralegal Courses contain 16 distinct lessons consisting of an introduction (with audio), key terms, organizational tips, lesson objectives, lecture outlines, activities, web links, glossary, quizzing and much more! Instructors will also have access to support slides created in PowerPoint, syllabi with sample lesson plans, teaching suggestions, and test banks. Look inside this catalog for more information on each course and the topics covered. Discussion Activities include important topics to help users explore the many sides of legal issues. Courses are available in the following subject areas: Introduction to Paralegal Studies Blackboard ISBN-10: ISBN-13: WebCT ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Legal Research and Writing Blackboard ISBN-10: ISBN-13: WebCT ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Civil Litigation Blackboard ISBN-10: X ISBN-13: WebCT ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Glossary Terms (with audio pronunciations) are included as interactive flashcards. Contracts Blackboard ISBN-10: ISBN-13: WebCT ISBN-10: X ISBN-13: Torts Blackboard ISBN-10: ISBN-13: WebCT ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Business Organizations Blackboard ISBN-10: ISBN-13: WebCT ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Family Law Blackboard ISBN-10: X ISBN-13: WebCT ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Real Estate Law Blackboard ISBN-10: ISBN-13: WebCT ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Quizzes appear in each lesson: matching, multiple choice, and true/false. Wills, Trusts, and Estates Blackboard ISBN-10: ISBN-13: WebCT ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Contact your sales representative or visit paralegal.delmar.cengage.com for a free preview! 6

7 VISIT US ONLINE! Delmar s Paralegal Web site has been completely redesigned and navigation has never been easier. Visit us today to take advantage of everything that our new site has to offer! paralegal.delmar.cengage.com Easy access to online instructor manuals and online companions. Under the Online Resources heading, click online instructor manuals or online companions. The online companions link provides access to the companions accompanying any Delmar title. The same is true of the online instructor manuals link, though instructors will be asked for a username and password before they are allowed access. Contact your sales representative for access information. Sign up for our enewsletter. Stay up to date! Click the sign up button to subscribe to any of our lists and we'll deliver news of our latest releases and special offers right to your inbox! Delmar s Legal Studies Award Recognizing excellence in paralegal education. The enthusiastic participation of paralegal educators has made the Legal Studies Award program a tremendous success! We encourage you to participate and hope that it will further your school's goals by recognizing and encouraging excellence. Easy access to our newest products! Click on the cycling cover images in the bottom right for a quick look at our newest titles! How does it work? From Delmar s Paralegal home page, click Student Awards under the Online Resources heading. You may select up to two students each term/semester who meet the criteria for your school and the award book that best fits the needs of those students. Each winning student receives a personalized certificate suitable for framing and one of five award books from Delmar. Visit our Web site for more information! 7

8 ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIALS FOR THE LAW OFFICE Accounting and Tax Principles for Legal Professionals Beth Walston-Dunham 2008 Softcover 488 pages 8 x 9 1/4 ISBN-10: X ISBN-13: A Guide to Federal Taxation Jeffrey A. Helewitz 2005 Softcover 300 pages 7 3/8 x 9 1/4 ISBN-10: X ISBN-13: As the private practice law firm enters an increasingly competitive environment, firms must provide a wide variety of collateral services to clients to retain current business and to attract new clients. Because the law firm frequently has more knowledge than anyone else with respect to a client s financial status, tax assistance is a logical choice in terms of revenue generating services that can be offered to clients at a cost effective rate. Accounting and Tax Principles for Legal Professionals will provide paralegal and law students with marketable skills to help assist in the financial management of the firm they join and to market these services to current and prospective clients. Provides guidance for cost-effective use of current staff Instructs students on developing specific, marketable skills Targets areas of tax services and accounting needs within a law firm that are a part of private practice but largely ignored or treated separately Chapter 1: Introduction to Accounting. Chapter 2: Accounting Foundations. Chapter 3. Concluding the Financial Reporting Period. Chapter 4. Business Organizations. Chapter 5. Accounting in the Law Office. Chapter 6. Basic Principles and Terminology of Tax. Chapter 7. Commonly Encountered Information Documents. Chapter 8. Common Federal Income Tax Individual Forms. Chapter 9. The Individual Income Tax Return. Chapter 10. Preparation of the Small Business Return. Chapter 11. Preparation of the Fiduciary Return. Online Companion (Includes chapter outllines, internet assignments, Web links and student quizzing) A Guide to Federal Taxation was developed to integrate law and tax policy, providing the legal professional with a basic theoretical understanding of federal taxation in the major areas that would arise in most small firm practices. Further, the text presents an overview of the workings of the Internal Revenue Service, and guides students line by line through all of the federal tax forms that a law office will encounter in daily practice. This book bridges the gap between law and taxation to provide the legal professional with the knowledge and skills necessary to represent clients effectively in all areas of practice. Exhibits of forms support the student s understanding of how the principles discussed are actually applied Exercise problems within each chapter provide a hands-on approach to tax law students Summaries of judicial decisions highlight the importance of tax planning and policy in a legal practice Chapter One: Overview of Federal Tax Law and Tax Research. Chapter Two: Federal Income Taxation of Individuals. Chapter Three: Federal Income Taxation of Sole Proprietorships. Chapter Four: Federal Income Taxation of Partnerships. Chapter Five: Federal Income Taxation of Corporations and LLCs. Chapter Six: Federal Estate Taxation. Chapter Seven: Federal Income Taxation of Estates and Trusts. Appendix A: Tax-Related Web Sites. Glossary. Online Companion (Includes application exercises, lecture notes, reviewer questions, and study tips for each chapter) 8

9 ADMINISTRATIVE LAW Administrative Law John DeLeo 2009 Softcover 400 pages 8 x ISBN-10: ISBN-13: ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION Alternative Methods of Dispute Resolution Martin A. Frey 2003 Softcover 480 pages 8 x ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Administrative Law is a text written for college students taking an introductory course in administrative law. The goal of the text is to take the mystery out of administrative law and it is organized into three parts: creation of agencies, what agencies do, and how agencies are controlled. This organization brings clarity to the subject matter and allows students to focus on individual concepts while not losing sight of the big picture. The text uses a variety of practical examples to show how agencies are created, what they do, and how they are controlled. The emphasis of the text is on the function and control of agency processes, and is presented in a way that shows relevance to the student s every day life, leaving them with a working knowledge of how agencies operate. Includes exhibits that make concepts easier to understand Uses real life examples of administrative law to which students can relate Practical applications and internet exercises are interspersed throughout the text Sidebars include expanded information and clarification for the student Chapter 1: Introduction. Chapter 2: Creation of Administration Agencies. Chapter 3: Rulemaking. Chapter 4: Enforcement of Regulations. Chapter 5: Adjudication. Chapter 6: Other Activities. Chapter 7: Agency Discretion. Chapter 8: Judicial Control. Chapter 9: Legislative Control. Chapter 10: Executive Control. Chapter 11: Other Control. Appendices Online Companion (Includes chapter outlines, study tips, internet activities, student quizzing) This text offers a functional approach to dispute resolution with its array of interrelated processes. Students learn distinguishing factors, advantages and disadvantages of each process, and how to select one process over another to create dispute resolution strategies. Part I introduces methods of dispute resolution and the participants. Parts II through VI consider different dispute resolution processes, grouping methods of each process by purpose and participation, advancing from the least technical to the most technical process. Part VII explores a dispute resolution strategy. Chapter concepts are illustrated by examples, and examples are followed by problems, giving students opportunities to find solutions and develop their reasoning skills as they apply each concept. Includes sixteen dispute resolution processes for a thorough discussion of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) Organizes the processes by chapter and progression to explain levels of ADR involvement Illustrates concepts with examples and then presents problems for readers to work on and practice what they learn Chapter 1: The Methods of Dispute Resolution. Chapter 2: The Participants. Chapter 3: Inaction. Chapter 4: Acquiescence. Chapter 5: Self-Help. Chapter 6: Negotiation. Chapter 7: Early Neutral Evaluation. Chapter 8: Summary Jury Trial. Chapter 9: Ombudsmanship. Chapter 10: Private Mediation. Chapter 11: Court-Sponsored Mediation. Chapter 12: Mini-Trial. Chapter 13: Private Arbitration. Chapter 14: Court-Annexed Arbitration. Chapter 15: Mediation/ Arbitration. Chapter 16: Litigation. Chapter 17: Private Judging. Chapter 18: Selecting A Dispute Resolution Process before The Dispute Arises. Chapter 19: Selecting A Dispute Resolution Process after The Dispute Arises. Appendices. Glossary. Online Companion (Includes ADR Web sites, court links, organization sites, news service sites, and electronic dispute resolution sites) Also Available Practical Administrative Law for Paralegals Anne M. Cohen ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Administrative Law and Procedure Elizabeth Richardson ISBN-10: ISBN-13:

10 BANKRUPTCY LAW BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS Introduction to Bankruptcy Law Fifth Edition Martin A. Frey, Phyllis Hurley Frey, and Sidney K. Swinson 2007 Softcover 672 pages x 11 ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Introduction to Bankruptcy Law, fifth edition, is designed for paralegal courses in bankruptcy law. This new edition corresponds to the changes in bankruptcy law after enactment of the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (BAPCPA). Material in this edition includes changes in the bankruptcy code and practice, new and revised official and procedural bankruptcy forms, revised bankruptcy rules, and bankruptcy cases that detail the case from initiation of the attorney/client relationship through the closing of the case. Illustrates each type of bankruptcy filing with its own flow chart so students can visualize the process Interactive text provides an example of how a concept works in practice or asks the student to solve a problem using a concept Revised flow charts for each type of filing emphasize the two track process the administration of the estate and the debtor s discharge The latest official bankruptcy forms are included with detailed explanations on how to complete each line of each different type of form Chapter 1: The Evolution of Bankruptcy Law. Chapter 2: Bankruptcy Law and Where to Find It. Chapter 3: The Cast of Characters and Their Roles in the Bankruptcy Process. Chapter 4: Information Gathering, Analysis, Counseling, and Drafting. Chapter 5: The Voluntary Chapter 7 Bankruptcy (Liquidation.) Chapter 6: The Chapter 13 Bankruptcy (Adjustment of Debts of an Individual with Regular Income.) Chapter 7: The Chapter 12 Bankruptcy (Adjustment of Debts of a Family Farmer with Regular Annual Income.) Chapter 8: The Voluntary Chapter 11 Bankruptcy (Reorganization.) Chapter 9: Selecting the Appropriate Type of Bankruptcy Filing. Chapter 10: The Involuntary Bankruptcy: Chapter 7 or Chapter 11. Appendix A: Interview Questionnaire for the Debtor-Client. Appendix B: Interview Questionnaire for the Creditor- Client. Appendix C: Chapter 9 - Debts of Municipalities. ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Online Companion (Includes Web links and downloadable bankruptcy law forms) Delmar Cengage Learning s Online Paralegal Courses are designed to be utilized with any degree program and can be bundled with any text. Each course clearly and efficiently manages content by selecting key terms, objectives, and concepts the student should focus on. By breaking the content into manageable chunks the content is more easily digestible and applicable to real-life situations. The lessons are arranged to 1) explain specific concepts and procedures, including foundational background; 2) give real-life examples for better understanding; 3) offer hands-on activities that allow students to put that understanding into practice. KEY COMPONENTS: Introduction (with Audio) Key Terms Organizational Tips Lesson Objectives Lecture Outline Activities (Journal, Internet, Group, Discussion, Ethics, Video) Web links Glossary (with Audio) Quizzing (Matching, Multiple Choice, True/False) Lesson 1: Introduction. Lesson 2: Agency. Lesson 3: Sole Proprietorships. Lesson 4: General Partnerships. Lesson 5: Limited Partnerships. Lesson 6: Limited Liability Corporations. Lesson 7: Corporations Generally. Lesson 8: Corporations Types. Lesson 9: Corporations Formation. Lesson 10: Corporations Meetings. Lesson 11: Corporations Finances. Lesson 12: Corporations Securities Regulations. Lesson 13: Corporations Foreign Corporations. Lesson 14: Corporations Corporate Combinations and Changes in Corporate Structure. Lesson 15: Corporations Dissolution. Lesson 16: Employment and Compensation. To view a demo visit and click on online courses Business Organizations Online Course Blackboard Version Slimline ISBN-10: ISBN-13: WebCT Version Slimline ISBN-10: ISBN-13: *See page 6 for more information Online Instructor Materials (Includes syllabus with sample lesson plans, teaching suggestions, test bank, and instructor support slides created in PowerPoint) Also Available Practical Bankruptcy Law for Paralegals, 3E Pamela Webster, Richard E. Boyer, and David Lauren ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Online Instructors Manual 10

11 BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS / BUSINESS LAW REVISED! Law of Corporations and Other Business Organizations Fifth Edition Angela Schneeman 2010 Hardcover 827 pages 8" x 9 3/8" ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Business Organizations and Corporate Law Neal R. Bevans 2007 Softcover 744 pages 8 x 10 ISBN-10: X ISBN-13: Law of Corporations and Other Business Organizations, fifth edition, is a practical, in-depth introduction to the law of business organizations for paralegals. The discussions in this book focus on the Uniform and Model Laws used by most state legislatures when adopting their own state laws, with special attention given to the Model Business Corporation Act Corporate Paralegal Profiles put theory into practice and reveal variety in the profession Ethical Consideration feature highlights legal ethics specifically for paralegals Legal updates include references to state laws to help readers to research state-specific law NEW TO THIS EDITION StudyWARE CD-ROM with case studies, practice quizzes, and vocabularyrelated crossword puzzles New discussion on secured transactions and the Uniform Commercial Code Chapter 1: Introduction to Agency and Business Organizations. Chapter 2: Sole Proprietorships. Chapter 3: General Partnerships. Chapter 4: Limited Partnerships. Chapter 5: Limited Liability Partnerships and Limited Liability Limited Partnerships. Chapter 6: Limited Liability Companies. Chapter 7: Corporations. Chapter 8: Incorporations. Chapter 9: The Corporate Organization. Chapter 10: The Corporate Financial Structure. Chapter 11: Public Corporations and Securities Regulations. Chapter 12: Mergers, Acquisitions, and Other Changes to the Corporate Structure. Chapter 13: Foreign Corporation Qualification. Chapter 14: Corporate Dissolution. Chapter 15: Employee Benefit Plans and Employment Agreements. Instructor Resources (Contains instructor s manual, computerized test bank, and support slides created in PowerPoint.) ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Online Companion WebTutor on WebCT Bundled with Text ISBN-10: ISBN-13: WebTutor on Blackboard Bundled with Text ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Business Organizations and Corporate Law is a text designed for the paralegal student; it also provides reference for the training and practicing professional in the realm of business organizations. The unique perspective of this text was created specifically with the student in mind and focuses on being reader-friendly and paralegal centered. There is a strong emphasis on the role of the paralegal in helping to create different business organizations, and the focus is on building a strong foundation on theory followed up with reinforcing practical examples and applications. New terms are bolded to alert the student, and are immediately defined Web site references allow students to pursue further pertinent information that will lead to better understanding of the content Case excerpts lead to a thorough exploration of business law issues by the student Chapter 1: Introduction to Business Organizations. Chapter 2: Principals and Agents. Chapter 3: Sole Proprietorships. Chapter 4: Partnerships. Chapter 5: Limited Partnerships. Chapter 6: Limited Liability Companies. Chapter 7: The Rise of the Corporation. Chapter 8: Creating a Corporation. Chapter 9: The Participants in the Corporation. Chapter 10: Financing the Corporation. Chapter 11: Corporate Liability. Chapter 12: Terminating Corporate Existence. ISBN-10: ISBN-13: ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Online Companion (Includes study tips, chapter outline, Web sites, and instructor support slides created in PowerPoint) Business Organizations Online Course on WebCT Bundled with Text ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Business Organizations Online Course on Blackboard Bundled with Text ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Business Organizations Online Course on WebCT Bundled with Text ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Business Organizations Online Course on Blackboard Bundled with Text ISBN-10: ISBN-13:

12 BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS / BUSINESS LAW Business Law: A Hands-On Approach Neal R. Bevans 2006 Hardcover 464 pages 8 x ISBN-10: ISBN-13: The Law of Business Organizations Sixth Edition John E. Moye 2005 Hardcover 888 pages 8 1/2 x 11 ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Business Law: A Hands-On Approach is a practical, application-oriented, business law text written specifically for the paralegal. Designed to meet the needs of today s paralegal student, the text demystifies the basics of contracts and UCC, and emphasizes the daily tasks and responsibilities of a paralegal involved in business law. Learning features include numerous sidebars addressing a wide variety of issues; end-of-chapter exercises; Business Case File, which provides profiles of various businesses and how they negotiate, buy, sell, and carry out daily activities; and Help This Business, a tool which presents a wide variety of typical business problems and the legal methods used to address those problems. Practical, application-oriented, business law text written specifically for the paralegal Provides numerous examples of business organizational documents from letters of intent to the exploration of typical contracts Each chapter analyzes the elements of business law and business structures from basic contracts to UCC transactions Chapter 1: Introduction to Business. Chapter 2: Creating a Contract. Chapter 3: The Legal Concept of Acceptance. Chapter 4: Consideration (Bargained for Exchange). Chapter 5: Mutual Assent. Chapter 6: Capacity and Legality. Chapter 7: Putting it in Writing. Chapter 8: Contract Clauses. Chapter 9: Uniform Commercial Code. Chapter 10: Discharge and Performance. Chapter 11: Remedies in Contract Law. Chapter 12: Drafting Contracts. Chapter 13: Business Law in the Internet Era. Chapter 14: Negotiable Instruments, Securities, and Secured Transactions. Chapter 15: Business Entities. ISBN-10: ISBN-13: ISBN ISBN-13: Online Companion (Includes study tips, chapter outlines, Web links, and instructor support slides created in PowerPoint) Business Organizations Online Course on WebCT Bundled with Text ISBN-10: X ISBN-13: Business Organizations Online Course on Blackboard Bundled with Text ISBN-10: ISBN-13: The Law of Business Organizations, sixth edition, is the most up-to-date, thorough, and complete guide to the law of business organizations on the market. It is a how-to-do-it practical guide for use in the classroom for paralegal and lawyer training, but it is also a useful desk reference that the students can use in their offices as they practice in this area. It has numerous forms, Internet resources, samples clauses and a complete substantive explanation of the use of these tools in the practice of business organization law. Current forms and clauses are provided throughout the book for students to reinforce their learning Only the most current laws are covered so students are learning the most modern interpretations of entity law All revisions to model and uniform acts are included in this edition Chapter 1: Agency in a Business Organization. Chapter 2: Sole Proprietorship. Chapter 3: General Partnership. Chapter 4: Limited Partnership. Chapter 5: Limited Liability Company. Chapter 6: Business Corporation. Chapter 7: Variations on the Corporate Form. Chapter 8: Formation of a Corporation Chapter 9: Corporate Financial Structure. Chapter 10: Meetings. Chapter 11: Corporate Dividends and Other Distributions. Chapter 12: Employment and Compensation. Chapter 13: Agreements Regarding Ownership. Chapter 14: Corporations in Foreign Jurisdictions. Chapter 15: Charges in Corporate Structure and Dissolution. ISBN-10: ISBN-13: WebTutor on WebCT Bundled with Text ISBN-10: ISBN-13: WebTutor on Blackboard Bundled with Text ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Business Organizations Online Course on WebCT Bundled with Text ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Business Organizations Online Course on Blackboard Bundled with Text ISBN-10: ISBN-13:

13 CAREERS AND EMPLOYMENT Lessons from the Top Paralegal Experts Carole Bruno 2008 Softcover 400 pages 5 1/2 x 8 1/2 ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Job Placement Strategies for Paralegals Margaret E. Pickard 2008 Softcover 240 pages 7 3/8 x 9 1/4 ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Lessons from the Top Paralegal Experts is a unique and much needed reference as there is nothing else like it for paralegal students and professionals on the market. It not only covers success stories about paralegal professionals but also shares their insights on how they do their work. The primary goal of the book is to help students learn hands-on techniques directly from paralegal leaders in the field. These top paralegal experts share the secrets that have helped them become the best of the best in their profession. The top fifteen paralegal experts helped to expand the paralegal profession and improve the efficiency of performing paralegal duties including creativity, leadership, and expertise in their specialty, technical skills, knowledge, mentoring, and organization. Caveats are included throughout, guiding the reader on the ethical rules that paralegals must follow Checklists are interposed throughout that may be used in class or on the job enabling the user to make sure their forms and writings include every item or action they need Includes Discovery Shortcuts For those paralegals who work in litigation or are studying litigation, the six Paralegal Litigation Experts discuss their shortcuts and how to save time Technology Techniques reinforce and expand the role and professional nature of the paralegal profession Part I. Litigation. Chapter 1: Dwayne E. Krager. Chapter 2: Nancy B. Heller, RP Chapter 3: Michele M. Boerder, CP Chapter 4: Patricia G. Gustin, CP, CFEI. Chapter 5: Susan G. Ippoliti Chapter 6: D. Grace Carter, NCCP, CP. Part II. Intellectual Property. Chapter 7: Victorialei N. Naka ahiki, RP. Chapter 8: Deborah A. Hampton. Part III. Legal Research and Writing. Chapter 9: Celia E. Elwell, RP. Part IV. Commercial Real Estate Chapter. 10: Susan M. Custer. Part V. Residential Real Estate. Chapter 11: Jill J. Hale, PP, PLS, CLA. PART VI. Corporate and Business. Chapter 12: Siobhan S. Smith. PART VII. Family Law. Chapter 13: Jennifer Arnold, CLA. Part VIII. Bankruptcy. Chapter 14: Mathew D. Laskowski. Chapter 15: Mary E. Rolland. Part IX. Compendium. Immigration Law: Patty Dietz-Selke. Criminal Law: Jena Powell. Job Placement Strategies for Paralegals is a job search guidebook for paralegal students and professionals. This practical workbook outlines placement skills and strategies for helping job seekers find a position in the fast growing paralegal profession. The book offers effective tools and strategies to help paralegals prepare a professional resume and cover letter, find job opportunities in the private and public sector, win over prospective employers in the job interview, and evaluate job offers, including salary, bonus structure, and benefits packages. The guide includes a detailed resume worksheet that will direct job seekers in preparing and customizing a resume for a successful job search. Specific interview questions, including the dreaded zinger questions are set forth with winning answers provided. This essential resource will help paralegals in all stages of their careers. Provides step-by-step instructions and worksheets for drafting a winning resume Sample resumes and cover letters illustrate important drafting Do s and Don ts Offers effective tips for today s successful online job search Provides keys to evaluate and negotiate the final job offer Chapter 1: Getting the Job You Want. Chapter 2: The Role of a Paralegal in the Legal Profession. Chapter 3: Resume. Chapter 4: Getting Started. Chapter 5: Everyone s an Expert: Good, Bad & Mediocre Resumes. Chapter 6: Introducing Your Resume With a Cover Letter. Chapter 7: Making a Good First Impression: Cover Letter Samples. Chapter 8: Job Search Techniques: Where to Start. Chapter 9: Finding Online Job Opportunities. Chapter 10: Preparing for the Interview: The Final Stage. Chapter 11: The Interview: The Final Stage. Chapter 12: Closing the Deal: The Offer Phase SUPPLEMENT Also Available Paralegal Careers Angela Schneeman ISBN-10: ISBN-13: The Successful Paralegal Job Search Guide Chere B. Estrin and Stacey Hunt ISBN-10: X ISBN-13:

14 CIVIL LITIGATION Civil Litigation Online Course Blackboard Version Slimline ISBN-10: X ISBN-13: WebCT Version Slimline ISBN-10: ISBN-13: *See page 6 for more information Delmar Cengage Learning s Online Paralegal Courses are designed to be utilized with any degree program and can be bundled with any text. Each course clearly and efficiently manages content by selecting key terms, objectives, and concepts the student should focus on. By breaking the content into manageable chunks the content is more easily digestible and applicable to real-life situations. The lessons are arranged to 1) explain specific concepts and procedures, including foundational background; 2) give real-life examples for better understanding; 3) offer hands-on activities that allow students to put that understanding into practice. KEY COMPONENTS: Introduction (with Audio) Key Terms Organizational Tips Lesson Objectives Lecture Outline Activities (Journal, Internet, Group, Discussion, Ethics, Video) Web links Glossary (with Audio) Quizzing (Matching, Multiple Choice, True/False) Lesson 1: Introduction. Lesson 2: United States Courts. Lesson 3: Subject Matter Jurisdiction and Personal Jurisdiction. Lesson 4: Venue and Statute of Limitations. Lesson 5: Complaint. Lesson 6: Service of Process. Lesson 7: Defendant s Response Pre-answer Motions. Lesson 8: Answer. Lesson 9: Adding Parties and Claims. Lesson 10: Adding Parties and Claims. Supplemental and Amended Pleadings. Lesson 11: Discovery Overview. Lesson 12: Discovery - Request for Inspection and Request for Production of Documents and Depositions. Lesson 13: Discovery - Medical Discovery, Motion to Compel, Requests for Admissions, and Response. Lesson 14: Resolving Litigation without Trial. Lesson 15: Trials. Lesson 16: Appeals. To view a demo visit and click on online courses Online Instructor Materials (Includes syllabus with sample lesson plans, teaching suggestions, test bank, and instructor support slides created in PowerPoint) Civil Litigation Case Study CD-ROMs Janis L. Walter 2009 Our Case Studies CD-ROM Series is designed to give students an opportunity to learn by doing. Each CD-ROM contains a case file, a series of documents that would be found in a criminal law file. Documents are included in their entirety instead of abbreviated versions. The student will therefore be involved in working on an entire case and not just parts of a case. None of the cases are state or time specific, so they can be used in any jurisdiction at any time. Focus on paralegal responsibilities specifically Student can see full examples of important documents, such as pleadings and discovery Allows students to follow cases from incident through appeal Civil Litigation Case Study CD-ROM #1, Robinson v. Adcock ISBN-10: ISBN-13: The Civil Litigation Case Study CD-ROM #1 involves a criminal case with a man who has been fatally shot. The ensuing investigation results in an indictment of the deceased s widow. The student will be asked to assist either the prosecutor or the defense team. Civil Litigation Case Study CD-ROM #2, Cook v. Washington ISBN-10: ISBN-13: The Civil Litigation Case Study CD-ROM #2 involves a civil action brought by a man for injuries received as the result of an automobile accident with the defendant. Claims include negligence and allegations of violating several statutes in the state s Revised Code. The defendant denies liability. Civil Litigation Case Study CD-ROM #3, Mosley v. Okeedoke ISBN-10: ISBN-13: The Civil Litigation Case Study CD-ROM #3 involves a civil action brought by a couple who claim that one of them sustained injuries allegedly from taking an over-the-counter dietary supplement. Claims against the defendant, the manufacturer of the supplement, include negligence, product liability, strict liability and breach of warranty. SUPPLEMENT (NOTE: Accompanies all Case Study CD-ROMs) ALL THREE Civil Litigation Case Study CD-ROMs ISBN-10: ISBN-13:

15 CIVIL LITIGATION Civil Litigation Fifth Edition Peggy Kerley, Joanne Banker Hames, and Paul Sukys 2009 Hardcover 672 pages 8 x ISBN-10: ISBN-13: California Civil Litigation with Study Guide Fifth Edition Susan Burnett Luten 2009 Softcover 480 pages 8 1/2 x 11 ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Civil Litigation, fifth edition, combines the principles of litigation practice with practical applications that are geared especially to the needs of the paralegal student. Regardless of the students' paralegal aspirations, the text provides information and the critical skills necessary for any area of legal practice. The litigation process is covered in detail in a variety of contexts so that students see the relevance of litigation to other legal specialties, such as personal injury, real estate, employment and intellectual property law. Numerous sample documents introduce students to the materials they will be using, reviewing, and preparing as legal professionals Practical exercises and projects give students the opportunity to develop paralegal skills and see how litigation relates to various areas of law practice Case commentaries put text material into practical context NEW TO THIS EDITION StudyWARE CD-ROM with case studies, practice quizzes, and vocabularyrelated crossword puzzles Complete update on all Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, including a new section on the rules dealing with e-discovery Expanded discussion of electronic filing Chapter 1: Litigation and the Paralegal. Chapter 2: The Courts and Jurisdiction. Chapter 3: Preliminary Considerations. Chapter 4: Investigation and Evidence. Chapter 5: The Initial Pleadings. Chapter 6: Responses to the Initial Pleadings. Chapter 7: Motion Practice. Chapter 8: Overview of the Discovery Process. Chapter 9: Depositions. Chapter 10: Interrogatories. Chapter 11: Physical and Mental Examinations. Chapter 12: Request for Documents. Chapter 13: Request for Admissions. Chapter 14: Settlements, Dismissals, and Alternative Dispute Resolution. Chapter 15: Trial Techniques. Chapter 16: Post-trial Practice Instructor Resources (Contains instructor s manual, computerized test bank, and support slides created in PowerPoint.) ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Online Companion (Includes state specific supplements) WebTutor on WebCT Bundled with Text ISBN-10: ISBN-13: WebTutor on Blackboard Bundled with Text ISBN-10: ISBN-13: California Civil Litigation, fifth edition, is designed to provide paralegal students and practicing paralegals with information, skills, and experience. It follows the litigation process chronologically from initial client questions and contracts, to ethical issues, through the pleading and discovery phases, to trial, post-trial and appeal. Each phase of litigation is explored through official forms and drafted documents and each chapter includes highlighted glossary words and definitions to enable the reader to learn the technical language of litigation. Discussion questions provide thought-provoking material that tests the reader's comprehension Includes examples of work product and court forms Study Guide provides outlines of materials, a variety of opportunities for self-testing, and alternative online projects and case work assignments NEW TO THIS EDITION Complete updating in the material and citations of the codes and rules reflecting changes in the law New material on electronic filing and service, calendaring and discovery New online projects and assignments highlighting electronic databases and new online resources Chapter 1: Litigation Overview. Chapter 2: Ethics in Litigation. Chapter 3: Initiating the Client Relationship. Chapter 4: Courts in California. Chapter 5: Subject Matter Jurisdiction. Chapter 6: Personal Jurisdiction. Chapter 7: Introduction to Pleadings. Chapter 8: Complaints and Cross-Complaints. Chapter 9: Answering the Complaint. Chapter 10: Attacking the Pleadings. Chapter 11: Amending the Pleadings. Chapter 12: Calendaring Pleadings. Chapter 13: Discovery Overview. Chapter 14: Interrogatories. Chapter 15: Depositions. Chapter 16: Requests for Admissions. Chapter 17: Obtaining and Using Tangible Evidence. Chapter 18: Independent Medical Exams. Chapter 19: Using Expert Witnesses and Expert Discovery. Chapter 20: Calendaring Discovery. Chapter 21: Law and Motion. Chapter 22: Summary Judgement. Chapter 23: Trial- Setting Procedures. Chapter 24: Arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution. Chapter 25: Trial Preparation. Chapter Chapter 26: Trial Procedures. Chapter 27: Judgements and Post-Trail Motions. Chapter 28: Appeals. Chapter 29: Provisional Remedies and Extraordinary Writs. Online Companion (Includes Web links and downloadable forms) Civil Litigation Online Course on WebCT Bundled with Text ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Civil Litigation Online Course on Blackboard Bundled with Text ISBN-10: ISBN-13:

16 CIVIL LITIGATION The Litigation Paralegal: A Systems Approach with Student Workbook Fifth Edition James W. H. McCord 2008 Hardcover 624 pages 8 x 10 ISBN-10: ISBN-13: The Litigation Paralegal: A Systems Approach, fifth edition, 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. 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. Realistic case scenarios and assignments to better simulate the law office setting stimulates student interest and motivation References to key court decisions and examination of pertinent rules of law, evidence, and procedures enhance the student s understanding College of ethics standards, online resources, practice tips, forms, checklists, diagrams, and tables provide valuable practice New material on electronic filing, discovery, the duty to prevent spoliation and pertinent rule changes, coverage of the HIPAA standards, and more Chapter 1: Welcome to the Law Office: Foundations for Litigation Introduction. Chapter 2: The Initial Interview. Chapter 3: Evidence and Investigation. Chapter 4: Drafting the Complaint. Chapter 5: Filing the Lawsuit, Service of Process, and Obtaining a Default Judgment Introduction. Chapter 6: Defending and Testing the Lawsuit: Motions, Answers, and Other Responsive Pleadings. Chapter 7: Discovery and Electronic Discovery: Overview and Interrogatories. Chapter 8: Discovery: Depositions. Chapter 9: Discovery: Document Production and Control, Medical Exams, Admissions, and Compelling Discovery. Chapter 10: Settlement and Other Alternative Dispute Resolutions. Chapter 11: Trial Preparation and Trial. Chapter 12: Post-Trial Practice from Motions to Appeal. ISBN-10: ISBN-13: ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Online Companion (Includes study tips, additional resources, and Web links) Civil Litigation Online Course on WebCT Bundled with Text ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Civil Litigation Online Course on Blackboard Bundled with Text ISBN-10: X ISBN-13: Litigation & Trial Practice Sixth Edition William H. Hart and Roderick D. Blanchard 2007 Hardcover 768 pages 8 1/2 x 11 ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Litigation and Trial Practice, sixth edition, provides comprehensive coverage of the civil litigation practice for paralegals. This thoroughly revised text covers the litigation process from the pre-suit investigation to the appeal. The text provides detailed information on how to assist the attorney at each phase as well as why each step is important to the client s success. Important topics such as litigation principles, lawyer and client relationship and ethics, gathering evidence, depositions, preparation for a civil trial, structure of a civil trial, judgments, appeals, and more are discussed in detail. Students learn how to assist attorneys at each phase Case study feature provides valuable opportunities for students to see the real-life application of the concepts presented in the text Provides samples of those documents the paralegal will most often be required to prepare Completely revised to include less legalese and more plain language Chapter 1: Litigation Principles. Chapter 2: Lawyer and Client Relationship and Ethics.Chapter 3: Court Organization. Chapter 4: Causes of Action and Remedies. Chapter 5: Affirmative Defenses. Chapter 6: Introduction to Federal Procedure. Chapter 7: Gathering Evidence. Chapter 8: Evidence. Chapter 9: Conducting an Investigation Chapter 10: Expert Witnesses. Chapter 11: Interrogatories. Chapter 12: Oral Depositions Chapter 13: Preparing Client for Deposition. Chapter 14: Medical Examinations and Records. Chapter 15: Inspection of Property, Documents, and Things. Chapter 16: Requests for Admissions. Chapter 17: Motions. Chapter 18: Preparation for Trial Chapter 19: Structure of a Civil Trial. Chapter 20: Judgments. Chapter 21: Appeals Chapter 22: Settlements, Releases, and Dismissals. Chapter 23: Arbitration and Mediation. Appendix A: Time Table for Lawyers in Federal Civil Cases. Appendix B: Deposition Transcript. Appendix C: Intraoffice Memorandums. ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Online Companion (Includes chapter resources study notes, Web links, and additional activities and quizzes) Civil Litigation Online Course on WebCT Bundled with Text ISBN-10: X ISBN-13: Civil Litigation Online Course on Blackboard Bundled with Text ISBN-10: ISBN-13:

17 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN THE LAW OFFICE Using Computers in the Law Office Fifth Edition Brent D. Roper 2008 Softcover 720 pages 8 1/2 x 11 ISBN-10: X ISBN-13: Computer Aided Legal Research Judy A. Long 2003 Softcover 248 pages x ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Using Computers in the Law Office, fifth edition, provides up-to-date information regarding the use of technology by paralegals in all types of legal organizations. It includes basic computer concepts, including hardware and major software programs such as Word and Excel, and also addresses more complex skills and software programs available. Important topics covered include electronic discovery, Internet legal/factual research, legal timekeeping and billing, litigation support software, and case management and docket control software. Includes CD-ROM with demo software for hands-on learning In depth coverage of new hardware and software, including Microsoft Windows VISTA Expanded coverage of electronic discovery Additional coverage of PDF file creation, e-filing, and document assembly Chapter 1: Computers in the Law Office. Chapter 2: Computer Hardware and Software. Chapter 3: Word Processing, PDF Files and Document Assembly. Chapter 4: Spreadsheet Software. Chapter 5: Database Management Systems. Chapter 6: Legal Timekeeping and Billing Software. Chapter 7: Case Management and Docket Control Software. Chapter 8: Electronic Discovery. Chapter 9: Litigation Support Software and Electronic Discovery. Chapter 10: The Internet & Electronic Mail. Chapter 11: Computer-Assisted Legal Research and CD-ROM Legal Databases. Chapter 12: The Electronic Courthouse, Automated Courtroom and Presentation Graphics. Chapter 13: Specialized Legal Software. Appendix A: Windows Hands on Exercises - Windows95/98/2000/ME/ 2002/VISTA. Appendix B: Deposition Smith v. EZ Pest Control (NOTE: Appendices are on CD-ROM that comes with the text.) Computer Aided Legal Research describes various research tools available to the legal professional by using the computer. These tools are presented in three parts of the book: the Internet, Westlaw and Lexis, and CD based materials. Through use of these tools, students will learn how to perform legal research, a valuable skill to have when seeking employment in a law office. Students can also enhance their learning with word definitions, summaries, and review questions, which are included in each chapter. Information on Loislaw introduces students to less expensive alternatives to research subscriptions. Internet research sites provide optimum locations for finding information quickly Information on Lexis and Westlaw offers clear guidelines on the use of these research tools Chapter 1: Introduction. Chapter 2: Manual Research. Chapter 3: Introduction to Internet Research. Chapter 4: General Uses of the Internet. Chapter 5: Legal Research on the Internet. Chapter 6: Federal Sources on the Internet. Chapter 7: State Sources on the Internet. Chapter 8: Secondary Sources and Finding Tools on the Internet. Chapter 9: Specialized Areas of Law on the Internet. Chapter 10: West Law. Chapter 11: Using Lexis. Chapter 12: CD-ROM and Other Research Materials SUPPLEMENT ISBN-10: ISBN-13: ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Online Companion (Includes chapter objectives, Internet resources, and text updates) WebTutor on WebCT Bundled with Text ISBN-10: ISBN-13: WebTutor on Blackboard Bundled with Text ISBN-10: ISBN-13:

18 COMPUTER APPLICATIONS Legal Research Using Westlaw Judy A. Long 2001 Softcover 114 pages 7 3/8 x 9 1/4 ISBN-10: ISBN-13: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW Constitutional Law C. Suzanne Bailey and Chana Barron 2006 Hardcover 592 pages x 11 ISBN-10: X ISBN-13: Legal Research Using Westlaw is an ideal resource for any student preparing for a career in law. The entire text is devoted to Westlaw and teaches students all of the intricacies of this popular research vehicle. Fully illustrated, it acquaints the student with the look and feel of Westlaw and provides tutorials that enhance understanding of the material. End-of-chapter exercises present problems similar to those found in real law offices. Material is entirely devoted to the use of Westlaw offering a thorough instructional tool with regard to this popular research vehicle End-of-chapter exercises offer problems similar to those faced in a real law office Tutorials provide hands-on exercises designed to foster a better understanding of Westlaw Chapter 1: Introduction. Chapter 2: Getting Online With Westlaw. Chapter 3: Finding Documents. Chapter 4: Printing and Downloading. Chapter 5: Searching the Databases - Case Law. Chapter 6: Searching the Databases - Statutes. Chapter 7: Searching the Databases - Secondary Sources. Chapter 8: Keycite. Chapter 9: Installing Westmate. Chapter 10: Using Westmate. With essential coverage of governmental powers, structures, and civil liberties, this text is distinguished from other law books by its concise approach for undergraduate study. Well-edited cases are used to illustrate the subject, as the authors describe and explain constitutional law in their own narrative. Students are also engaged in learning through the use of graphs, illustrations, and review discussion questions, which enable them to develop problem-solving and analytical abilities. Offers a shortened book length without compromising content, so classes are easier to plan and students aren t overwhelmed by the material Adds narrative to cases so instructors can choose what material to discuss and still benefit students with key information Includes material on 2005 Supreme Court decisions Part I: Governmental Structures, Authorities, and Limitations. Section I: History of the Constitution. Section II: Dividing Governmental Power: Horizontally and Vertically. Section III: The Judiciary; Its Role and Judicial Review. Section IV: The Judiciary: Jurisdiction. Section V: Congress. Section VI: Presidency. Section VII: Administrative Agencies. Part II: Civil Liberties. Section VIII: Fundamental Rights. Section IX: Due Process and Equal Protection. Section X: Discrimination. Section XI: The Right to Privacy. Section XII: Freedom of Expression and Association. Section XIII: Freedom of Press. Section XIV: Speech Not Protected by the First Amendment. Section XV: Freedom of Religion. Section XVI: The Establishment Clause. ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Online Companion (Includes updates to sample materials, additional exercises, and Web links) 18

19 CONSTITUTIONAL LAW The Student s Guide to Understanding Constitutional Law John D. DeLeo Jr Softcover 300 pages 8 x ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Constitutional Law: Principles and Practice Joanne Banker Hames and Yvonne Ekern 2005 Hardcover 600 pages 8 x ISBN-10: ISBN-13: This text successfully uses a host of techniques to help students learn about the complex subject of constitutional law at a level that college students can understand. Lists of key terms, related Web sites, practice questions and further readings combine with visual aids, chapter connectors and more to assist students in developing a basic, yet valuable understanding of constitutional law. Visual aids/models help students grasp concepts The constitutional timeline gives students historical perspective and the constitutional summary gives them an overall picture The constitutional organizer and connectors help link the subject matter of one chapter to that of another and provide a sense of clarity Chapter 1: The United States under the Articles of Confederation. Chapter 2: Madison Democracy and the Structure of the Constitution. Chapter 3: Legislative Branch Article I of the Constitution. Chapter 4: Executive Branch Article II of the Constitution and Separation of Powers. Chapter 5: Judicial Branch Article III of the Constitution. Chapter 6: Federalism Component II of Madisonian Democracy. Chapter 7: Commerce Power. Chapter 8: Guarantees of Rights and Protections of Rights by Judicial Review. Chapter 9: The Constitution and Criminal Justice. Chapter 10: Substantive Due Process. Chapter 11: Privacy and Abortion. Chapter 12: Equal Protection. Chapter 13: Struggle for Equality. Chapter 14: First Amendment Rights. ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Online Companion (Includes chapter objectives, chapter outlines, study tips, additional exercises, including Internet exercises, and quizzes) This text not only explains the major legal principles and concepts, but relates these to the practical, everyday experiences of legal professionals as well as non-professionals. It discusses and explains major Supreme Court cases and provides examples of how these decisions impact law practice and daily lives. Selected cases, carefully edited for ease of reading, are included. Several relevant legal documents are included in the chapters and appendix materials (e.g., writs, subpoenas, complaint forms). Opening Case Scenarios put the chapter material into practical perspective Margin definitions of legal terms help student understand text Edited Supreme Court Cases provide students with a true feel for law Sample Legal Document illustrates the relevance of principles to law practice Chapter 1: Introduction to Constitutional Law. Chapter 2: The Constitution and the Federal Government An Overview. Chapter 3: Federal Judicial Power. Chapter 4: Federal Legislative Powers. Chapter 6: State Powers and the Constitution. Chapter 7: Constitutional Protections of Civil Rights and Liberties. Chapter 8: Equal Protection. Chapter 9: Due Process. Chapter 10: Economic Freedom and Property Rights. Chapter 11: Freedom of Expression. Chapter 12: Freedom of Religion. Chapter 13: The Right to Privacy Under the Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses. Chapter 14: Criminal Justice and the Constitution. ISBN-10: ISBN-13: ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Online Companion (Includes study tips, chapter outlines, Web sites, chapter quizzes, and learning exercises) 19

20 CONTRACTS Contracts Online Course Blackboard Version Slimline ISBN-10: ISBN-13: WebCT Version Slimline ISBN-10: X ISBN-13: *See page 6 for more information Introduction to the Law of Contracts Fourth Edition Martin A. Frey and Phyllis Hurley Frey 2008 Hardcover 576 pages 8 x ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Delmar Cengage Learning s Online Paralegal Courses are designed to be utilized with any degree program and can be bundled with any text. Each course clearly and efficiently manages content by selecting key terms, objectives, and concepts the student should focus on. By breaking the content into manageable chunks the content is more easily digestible and applicable to real-life situations. The lessons are arranged to 1) explain specific concepts and procedures, including foundational background; 2) give real-life examples for better understanding; 3) offer hands-on activities that allow students to put that understanding into practice. KEY COMPONENTS: Introduction (with Audio) Key Terms Organizational Tips Lesson Objectives Lecture Outline Activities (Journal, Internet, Group, Discussion, Ethics, Video) Web links Glossary (with Audio) Quizzing (Matching, Multiple Choice, True/False) Lesson 1: Introduction. Lesson 2: Offers. Lesson 3: Acceptance. Lesson 4: Consideration. Lesson 5: Mutual Assent and a Meeting of the Minds. Lesson 6: Capacity and Legality. Lesson 7: Third-Party Interests. Lesson 8: Written Contracts. Lesson 9: The Uniform Commercial Code. Lesson 10: Contract Clauses. Lesson 11: Discharge, Performance, and Cancellation. Lesson 12: Remedies in Contract Law. Lesson 13: Drafting Contracts. Lesson 14: Business Law in the Internet Era. Lesson 15: Negotiable Instruments, Securities, and Secured Transactions. Lesson 16: Real Estate Contracts. To view a demo visit and click on online courses Online Instructor Materials (Includes syllabus with sample lesson plans, teaching suggestions, test bank, and instructor support slides created in PowerPoint) Also Available Essentials of Contract Law Martin A. Frey and Phyllis Hurley Frey ISBN-10: ISBN-13: ISBN-10: ISBN-13: ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Introduction to the Law of Contracts, fourth edition, is carefully organized around a comprehensive road map that takes the student through the 6 steps of contract law. The new edition includes added benefits such as updated cases and examples, and each chapter ends with review questions to help reinforce the theories addressed in each chapter. The chapters also end with a checklist that helps to highlight the key concepts for the paralegal student. Includes selected cases to help illustrate how courts apply the rules to a set of facts End-of-chapter review questions allow students to test their comprehension of key concepts in each chapter and receive immediate feedback Includes a Contracts Paradigm A clear roadmap for organizing a breach of contract cause of action Theory/Example/Exercise The discussion is on three levels, theory followed by examples followed by a paralegal exercise to test the student s understanding of each theory Chapter 1: Determining the Rules Governing the Dispute. Chapter 2: The Offer Phase. Chapter 3: The Post-Offer/Pre-Acceptance Phase. Chapter 4: The Acceptance Phase. Chapter 5: The Post-Acceptance Phase. Chapter 6: Drafting a Contract. Chapter 7: Contract Enforceability: Protecting Members of a Class. Chapter 8: Contract Enforceability: Protecting a Party against Overreaching. Chapter 9: Contract Enforceability: Protecting the Judicial Process. Chapter 10: The Plaintiff s Allegation of the Defendant s Breach. Chapter 11: The Defendant s No Breach Compliance Response to the Plaintiff s Allegation of Breach. Chapter 12: The Defendant s No Breach Excuse Response to the Plaintiff s Allegation of Breach. Chapter 13: The Defendant s No Breach Justification Response to the Plaintiff s Allegation of Breach. Chapter 14: The Defendant s No Breach Terminated Duty Response to the Plaintiff s Allegation of Breach. Chapter 15: The Plaintiff s Common Law Remedies. Chapter 16: The Plaintiff s Remedies under Article 2 of the UCC. Chapter 17: Third-Party Interests. ISBN ISBN-13: Online Companion (Includes exercises; exhibits from text; Web links; review questions; glossary; briefing cases and statutes; and primary and secondary authorities) Contracts Online Course on WebCT Bundled with Text ISBN-10: ISBN-13: Contracts Online Course on Blackboard Bundled with Text ISBN-10: ISBN-13:

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