Spring 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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

Same As: None.
Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ENGWR 102 or 103, and ENGRD 116 with a grade of "C" or better; OR ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; OR placement through assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This is an introductory course to 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, Jan 16-May 19
T         03:00PM-04:15PM LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN D 113           22693 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN Online          22693 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

W         07:00PM-08:25PM LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN D 106           22695 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN Online          22695 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

TBA       TBA             LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN Online          26831 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    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 310    Civil Procedures and Litigation    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Corequisite: LA 312 or 314.
Advisory: ENGWR 300 or ESLW 340.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the California legal system with emphasis on understanding the practical aspects of litigation and the proper procedures required by statutes and rules of court. The phases of California court procedure, including State and Federal constitutional limitations, jurisdiction, venue, pleadings, and motions will be covered. The course also includes the forms by which matters are submitted to the court system from pre-litigation through appeals.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Brynelson          ARC MAIN D 203           27479 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.

T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Johanson           ARC MAIN D 106           27481 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this class.


LA 314    Contract Law for Legal Assistants    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: LA 300
Advisory: ENGWR 300 or ESLW 340
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers basic contract principles, including formation, validity, defenses, rights of third parties, performance, breach, remedies, and damages.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN D 107           27471 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC D.Abbott             ARC MAIN D 203           27473 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.


LA 321    Legal Writing    3 Units

Prerequisite: LA 320 and either ENGWR 300 or ESLW 340 with a grade of "C" or better.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is a continuation of LA 320. It includes the application of research methods to gather information which may be used in a variety of written products. Information is synthesized into various documents typically used in the law office. Documents created may include interoffice memoranda, court briefs, and letters to clients.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
TTh       01:30PM-02:50PM LEC L.Pavlovich          ARC MAIN D 114           27475 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Gable              ARC MAIN D 106           27477 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

TBA       TBA             LEC L.Pavlovich          ARC MAIN Online          28465 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 19    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 334    Criminal Law and Procedure    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course provides the paralegal with a 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, Jan 16-May 19
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Smith              ARC MAIN D 111           32474 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, Blackboard, etc) is required in this section.


LA 364    Landlord Tenant Law    3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on the most common types of landlord-tenant disputes. Litigation and non-litigation matters covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 16-May 19
M         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Goldberg           ARC MAIN D 111           32036 
Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

Spring 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: May 17, 2010