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ADM 208 - Legal Terminology

Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Provides training in spelling, defining and pronouncing terms common in the legal field.
Competencies
  1. Analyze legal terms by dividing them into component parts
    1. Identify word root
    2. Identify suffixes
    3. Identify prefixes
  2. Apply terms used in the various areas of law
    1. Identify the term that should be used
    2. Relate terms to the situation
  3. Pronounce the legal terms
  4. Spell the legal terms
  5. Form the plurals of the legal terms
  6. Demonstrate the ability to use a legal dictionary
    1. Compare and contrast different legal dictionaries
    2. Locate legal terms
    3. Apply the correct term
  7. Recognize legal abbreviations that are frequently used



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