Spring 2014 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 18-May 21
T         03:00PM-04:20PM LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10114 
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TBA       TBA             LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN Online          10114 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-08:20PM LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  10115 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN Online          10115 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

TBA       TBA             LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN Online          11319 Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 21, 2014. This course meets entirely online. For further 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 18-May 21
MW        01:30PM-02:50PM LEC J.Brynelson          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 116  11468 
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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  11469 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 18-May 21
MW        03:00PM-04:20PM LEC L.Pavlovich          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  11465 
Textbook
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  11466 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 18-May 21
Th        07:00PM-10:05PM LEC M.Gable              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 106  11467 
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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          11701 Textbook
Online Orientation, Tuesday, January 21, 2014. This course meets entirely online. For further 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: 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, Jan 18-May 21
W         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Smith              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 203  18816 
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LA 364    Landlord Tenant Law    3 Units

Prerequisite: LA 300 with a grade of "C" or better
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 are covered. Topics include the different types of tenancy, what constitutes habitability, and tenant's rights and obligations.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
T         07:00PM-10:05PM LEC S.Goldberg           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 107  18817 
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Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: September 22, 2014