ERIC Number: ED124702
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Basic Substantive Law for Paralegals: Contracts, Torts, and Due Process.
Marcin, Raymond B.
Part of the paralegal, or legal assistant, training materials prepared by the National Paralegal Institution under a Federal grant, the text comprises an overview of the basic legal concepts usually found in introductory law courses concerning contracts, torts, and the due process area of constitutional law. Part 1, Contracts, covers: definition, mutual assent--offer and acceptance, consideration, legal capacity of parties, lawfulness, parol evidence rule, third party beneficiaries, breach of contract, and applying the law of contracts. Part 2, Torts, discusses: definition, intentional torts, defenses to intentional torts, negligence, defenses to negligence, torts by public officials, strict liability torts, nuisance, and misrepresentation. Part 3 defines due process through examination of the Bill of Rights and the step-by-step procedures of three cases. (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