Fall 2012 Class Schedule (ARC)



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LA 300    Introduction to Law and the American Legal System    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ENGWR 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course introduces the American legal system, its history and function. It provides an overview of several important areas of law such as torts and crimes and the legal assistant's role in the system.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
T         03:00PM-04:20PM LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10131 
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TBA       TBA             LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN Online          10131 Textbook
Online & In-class
This section meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
1.7 TBA online hours per week required

W         07:00PM-08:30PM LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  10132 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN Online          10132 Textbook
Online & In-class
This section meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
1.5 TBA online hrs per week required

TBA       TBA             LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN Online          11739 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Monday, August 27    12:01AM-11:59PM
This course meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


LA 312    Torts and Personal Injury    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: LA 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an overview of substantive tort law as it applies to personal injury (PI) cases. It introduces tort concepts, such as negligence, intent, and strict liability, including the elements required to prove liability and defenses available to litigants. This course covers pretrial procedures, such as discovery, settlement offers, and witness and trial preparation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Pavlovich          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10133 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, DL2, etc) is required in this section.

M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Abbott             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  19900 Textbook


LA 320    Legal Research    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: LA 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the legal assistant with the basic tools of legal research in both federal and California law, with emphasis on California materials. Location and use of primary and secondary sources are studied. The elements of a court decision and how to brief a case are presented.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Gable              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  19901 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L; etc.) is required for this section.

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Pavlovich          ARC MAIN Online          11885 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Saturday, August 25    12:01AM-11:59PM
This class meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online


LA 332    Administrative Law and Procedure    3 Units

Prerequisite: LA 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers administrative law and procedure. Topics include comparison of administrative law to civil and criminal law, and administrative due process.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Goldberg           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 219  20016 
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LA 334    Criminal Law and Procedure    3 Units

Prerequisite: LA 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides background in both substantive crimes and criminal procedure. It includes a detailed study of the operation of the criminal justice system, from arrest and filing of charges through trial, conviction and appeal.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Smith              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  19003 
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LA 350    Law Office Management    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: LA 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers aspects of the legal assistant's role in a law office. Law office technology, accounting, time and records management, and communication skills are examined.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC J.Brynelson          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  11345 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this class.


LA 360    Corporations Law    3 Units

Prerequisite: LA 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers corporation terminology and legal requirements governing corporations. Topics include formation, dissolution and liquidation of a corporation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Johanson           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 105  19004 
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Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: November 5, 2012