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Hagerstown Community College / HCC

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2022-2023 Catalog 
    Feb 26, 2024  
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PLS 101 - Introduction to Paralegal Studies

(3 Credits)
This course helps students develop a basic knowledge of the paralegal profession. Topics include: the role of the paralegal in the legal field; the American court system; the American legislative system; researching and interpreting the law; and several areas of specialized legal study such as real estate law, wills and estates, business organizations, civil litigation, and criminal litigation. This course also stresses ethics as well as attitudes, skills and behaviors required in a professional setting. Total of 45 hours of lecture.

Semesters Offered: Fall and Spring Only, All Years.

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