ERIC Number: ED124701
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Introduction to the Legal System: A Short Story for Paralegals.
Statsky, William P.
One of the training materials prepared for paralegals, or legal assistants, by the National Paralegal Institute, the document presents a hypothetical case concerning a client's dispute with the public schools in removing his daughter from a special reading program because of disruptive behavior. The case, which is presented as a short story, involves a discussion of advocacy techniques, Federal/State/city levels of government, legislative/executive/judicial branches of government, constitutional law, regulations, statutes and ordinances, role of the courts, agency hearing, court hearing, adversary system, jurisdiction, and how bills become laws. (EA)
Publication Type: N/A
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