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PRLGL 115 - Criminal Law for Paralegals

3 credits

This course is an introduction to criminal law and procedure for paralegals. Emphasis is placed on practical aspects of prosecuting and defending criminal law cases. For example, students learn procedural steps from arrest to trial, but, attention is also given to the nature and origins of criminal law and the role of crime in American society today. The student learns legal terminology, case analysis and briefing and continues to develop writing skills.

Prerequisites: PRLGL 101 Introduction to Paralegal Studies .