ERIC Number: ED124699
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Introduction to Civil and Criminal Litigation: Roles for the Paralegal.
Statsky, William P.
Part of the curriculum materials prepared by the National Paralegal Institute under a Federal grant, the document focuses on the paralegal, or legal assistant, role in civil and criminal litigation. Chapter 1 outlines and describes procedures governing both criminal and civil cases for stages of: (1) agency, (2) pre-trial, (3) trial, (4) appeal, and (5) enforcement. Chapter 2 introduces the reader to litigation assistantship responsibilities and includes a checklist to assist the paralegal in creative observation. The remaining five chapters focus on the litigation assistantship role during agency, pre-trial, trial, appeal, and enforcement stages. A checklist for analyzing/digesting deposition testimony and answers to interrogatories is included as well as guidelines for preparing physical evidence and exhibits for trial, drafting interrogatories, and responding to interrogatories. (EA)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Economic Opportunity, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Paralegal Inst., Washington, DC.
Note: For related documents, see CE 007 236-247