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PRL 220 - Special Legal Topics

Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This course will cover an introduction to a special legal topic area of the law.  Foundational principles of the special legal topic area will be explored as well as practical application.     
Prerequisite: PRL 102 , PRL 103 , PRL 112  
Competencies
  1. Examine Special Legal Topic Area History and Fundamentals
    1. Define Special Legal Topic Area Law
    2. Describe the Applicable Elements and Issues in the Special Legal Topic Area
    3. Discuss Governmental Agencies involved in Special Legal Topic Area
  2. Research Special Legal Topic Area
    1. Distinguish between the Applicable Materials in the Special Legal Topic Area
    2. Apply Pertinent Laws and Regulations
  3. Break Down the Roles and Functions of Legal Professionals in Special Legal Topic Area
    1. Describe the Role of an Attorney in the Special Legal Topic Area
    2. Discuss the Function and Duties of Paralegals in the Investigatory and Adjudicatory Phases of the Special Legal Topic Area
    3. Explain the Role of Judges and Juries in the Special Legal Topic Area
    4. Define the Role of Juries in Criminal Litigation
  4. Outline Forms, Investigatory and Adjudicatory Phases of the Special Legal Topic Area
    1. Explain the Intake and Investigatory Process
    2. Discuss Various Forms and Documents Needed in the Special Legal Topic  Area
    3. Distinguish between the Regulatory and Adjudicatory Process in the Special Legal Topic Area        
  5. Examine Constitutional Application in the Special Legal Topic Area
    1. Explain Due Process Applicability
    2. Describe Other Constitutional Considerations in Special Legal Topic Area                
  6. Evaluate Federal and State Laws and Regulations in Special Legal Topic Area
    1. Describe Applicable Federal Laws and Regulations
    2. Explain Agency Procedures
    3. Discuss Applicable State Laws and Regulations



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