Spring 2013 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, Jan 19-May 22
T         03:00PM-04:15PM LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10121 
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TBA       TBA             LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN Online          10121 Textbook
Online & In-class
This section meets both online and in the classroom. 1.8 online hrs per week required. 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 DaviesHall 107  10122 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN Online          10122 Textbook
Online & In-class
This section meets both online and in the classroom. Online hours are 50% of the total required hours. 1.7 online hrs per week required. 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          11425 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 22    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 300
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course is an introduction to the California court 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 are 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 19-May 22
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Brynelson          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  11582 
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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 DaviesHall 106  11583 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
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers basic contract principles. Topics include formation, validity, defenses, rights of third parties, performance, breach, remedies, and damages.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Pavlovich          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  11579 
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NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc) is required in this section.

M         07:00PM-10:15PM LEC D.Abbott             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  11580 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 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 19-May 22
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Gable              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 114  11581 
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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          11823 Textbook
Online Orientation:    Tuesday, January 22, 2012
This class meets entirely online. For more information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online



LA 342    Evidence    3 Units

Prerequisite: LA 300 with a grade of "C" or better
Advisory: LA 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the rules of evidence in federal and state courts. Topics include Hearsay Rule, Best Evidence Rule, and organizing deposition transcripts.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Smith              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  18831 
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LA 362    Estate Planning and Probate Procedure    3 Units

Prerequisite: LA 300 and 320 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course covers estate planning, including the manner in which property may be held and ways it can be transferred. Testate and intestate probate procedures are included.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Beezley            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  18832 
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Spring 2013 Class Schedule

Updated: May 30, 2013