Courses

Fall 2015 Courses        


Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Day Class  Hybrid Class OPEN LEGL 240 - 94594 - Introduction to Law
LEGL 240 INTRODUCTION TO LAW (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent.
An overview of the U.S. legal system. The curriculum covers fundamental principles and topics in civil and criminal law and provides an introduction to critical legal analysis. Transfer credit: CSU.

M 1:35pm-3:00pm Raskin,J
Day Class  Hybrid Class OPEN LEGL 240 - 94594 - Introduction to Law
LEGL 240 INTRODUCTION TO LAW (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent.
An overview of the U.S. legal system. The curriculum covers fundamental principles and topics in civil and criminal law and provides an introduction to critical legal analysis. Transfer credit: CSU.

TBA Raskin,J
Day Class  Hybrid Class OPEN for Waitlist LEGL 240 - 94948 - Introduction to Law
LEGL 240 INTRODUCTION TO LAW (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent.
An overview of the U.S. legal system. The curriculum covers fundamental principles and topics in civil and criminal law and provides an introduction to critical legal analysis. Transfer credit: CSU.

M 1:35pm-3:00pm Raskin,J
Day Class  Hybrid Class OPEN for Waitlist LEGL 240 - 94948 - Introduction to Law
LEGL 240 INTRODUCTION TO LAW (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent.
An overview of the U.S. legal system. The curriculum covers fundamental principles and topics in civil and criminal law and provides an introduction to critical legal analysis. Transfer credit: CSU.

TBA Raskin,J
Evening Class   OPEN LEGL 245 - 94950 - Paralegal Profession
LEGL 245 PARALEGAL PROFESSION (2)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 32-36 lecture. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 100, or equivalent.
An overview of the paralegal profession: roles and responsibilities in the modern law office, preparing for a legal career, job skills, and professional ethics. Transfer credit: CSU.

T 7:00pm-9:00pm Prater-Slack,D
Evening Class  Hybrid Class OPEN LEGL 252 - 94667 - Civil Litigation/Trial Prep.
LEGL 252 CIVIL LITIGATION I (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Prerequisite: LEGL 240, or equivalent.
An introduction to concepts in civil litigation, with a specific focus on the initial phases of the lawsuit and pleadings. Students will study and practice key litigation skills for paralegals, such as interviewing clients, conducting investigations, and drafting pleadings.Transfer credit: CSU.

M 7:00pm-8:15pm Raskin,J
Evening Class  Hybrid Class OPEN LEGL 252 - 94667 - Civil Litigation/Trial Prep.
LEGL 252 CIVIL LITIGATION I (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Prerequisite: LEGL 240, or equivalent.
An introduction to concepts in civil litigation, with a specific focus on the initial phases of the lawsuit and pleadings. Students will study and practice key litigation skills for paralegals, such as interviewing clients, conducting investigations, and drafting pleadings.Transfer credit: CSU.

TBA Raskin,J
Evening Class  Hybrid Class OPEN LEGL 260 - 92467 - Legl Resrch/Writing/Anal II
LEGL 260 LEGAL RESEARCH, WRITING,, AND ANALYSIS II (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Prerequisite: LEGL 250, or equivalent.
Advanced instruction in legal research, writing, and analysis. Students will research legal issues, analyze legal arguments, and draft legal memos.Transfer credit: CSU.

T 7:00pm-8:15pm Raskin,J
Evening Class  Hybrid Class OPEN LEGL 260 - 92467 - Legl Resrch/Writing/Anal II
LEGL 260 LEGAL RESEARCH, WRITING,, AND ANALYSIS II (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Prerequisite: LEGL 250, or equivalent.
Advanced instruction in legal research, writing, and analysis. Students will research legal issues, analyze legal arguments, and draft legal memos.Transfer credit: CSU.

TBA Raskin,J
Evening Class   OPEN LEGL 290 - 94949 - Community Legl Services Clinic
LEGL 290 COMMUNITY LEGAL SERVICES CLINIC (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 32-36 lecture/48-54 lab. Prerequisite: LEGL 240, or LEGL 245, and/or LEGL 250, or equivalent.
Builds legal skills and knowledge via an innovative combination of classroom instruction and meaningful community service. Under the close supervision of a licensed attorney, paralegal students will work collaboratively with colleagues and clients to address legal problems while serving our community. Transfer credit: CSU.

M 4:30pm-6:10pm Gaudio,M
Evening Class   OPEN LEGL 290 - 94949 - Community Legl Services Clinic
LEGL 290 COMMUNITY LEGAL SERVICES CLINIC (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Hours/semester: 32-36 lecture/48-54 lab. Prerequisite: LEGL 240, or LEGL 245, and/or LEGL 250, or equivalent.
Builds legal skills and knowledge via an innovative combination of classroom instruction and meaningful community service. Under the close supervision of a licensed attorney, paralegal students will work collaboratively with colleagues and clients to address legal problems while serving our community. Transfer credit: CSU.

W 6:00pm-8:35pm Gaudio,M
Evening Class   OPEN LEGL 304 - 95069 - Concepts of Criminal Law
LEGL 304 CONCEPTS OF CRIMINAL LAW (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, LEGL 240 or ADMJ 100, or equivalent; and eligibility for ENGL ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Historical development and philosophy of criminal law and constitutional provisions. Special emphasis on legal definitions, the classifications of crime and their application to the administration of justice system. Study of case law, methodology, and concepts of law as a social force. Also listed as ADMJ 104. Transfer credit: CSU.

Th 7:00pm-10:00pm Staff,
Evening Class   OPEN LEGL 306 - 94589 - Legal Aspects of Evidence
LEGL 306 LEGAL ASPECTS OF EVIDENCE (3)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture. Recommended: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, LEGL 240 or ADMJ 100, or equivalent; and eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Origin, development, philosophy and constitutional basis of evidence; constitutional and procedural considerations affecting arrest, search and seizure; kinds and degrees of evidence and rules governing admissibility; judicial decisions and interpreting individual rights and case studies. Also listed as ADMJ 106. Transfer credit: CSU.

W 6:30pm-9:30pm MacLaren,P
Evening Class  Hybrid Class OPEN LEGL 671 - 92474 - Paralegal Internship I
LEGL 671 PARALEGAL INTERNSHIP I (4)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/75 volunteer work hours. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent. Students are strongly advised to complete or enroll concurrently in LEGL 443 or LEGL 445.
Paralegal students gain practical hands-on experience through unpaid volunteer internships at public and private legal organizations. Internships bridge classroom learning with real world experience and offer students professional career development. Interns are supervised on-site by professional legal personnel and off site by a paralegal instructor. Transfer credit: CSU.

TBA Raskin,J
Evening Class  Hybrid Class OPEN LEGL 671 - 92474 - Paralegal Internship I
LEGL 671 PARALEGAL INTERNSHIP I (4)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/75 volunteer work hours. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent. Students are strongly advised to complete or enroll concurrently in LEGL 443 or LEGL 445.
Paralegal students gain practical hands-on experience through unpaid volunteer internships at public and private legal organizations. Internships bridge classroom learning with real world experience and offer students professional career development. Interns are supervised on-site by professional legal personnel and off site by a paralegal instructor. Transfer credit: CSU.

TBA Raskin,J
Evening Class  Hybrid Class OPEN LEGL 671 - 92474 - Paralegal Internship I
LEGL 671 PARALEGAL INTERNSHIP I (4)
Hours/semester: 48-54 lecture/75 volunteer work hours. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent. Students are strongly advised to complete or enroll concurrently in LEGL 443 or LEGL 445.
Paralegal students gain practical hands-on experience through unpaid volunteer internships at public and private legal organizations. Internships bridge classroom learning with real world experience and offer students professional career development. Interns are supervised on-site by professional legal personnel and off site by a paralegal instructor. Transfer credit: CSU.

M 8:40pm-10:00pm Raskin,J

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