Summer 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: Six Week - First, Jun 09-Jul 18
TTh       06:00PM-08:05PM LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 200  11639 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC C.Thiltgen           ARC MAIN Online          11639 Textbook


LA 322    Advanced Legal Research and Writing    3 Units

Prerequisite: LA 321 with a grade of "C" or better
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: This course builds on the research and writing skills covered in LA 320 and LA 321. It focuses on refining legal research, analytical, and writing skills with an emphasis on researching and applying most current codes, rules, and practices pertaining to e-discovery, meta data mining, and other technical issues; it also covers drafting various discovery requests/responses and discovery motions/oppositions and/or other documents filed in Law and Motion departments relative to electronically stored information. Extensive use of computers and the internet is required.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 09-Aug 01
W         12:00PM-03:10PM LEC L.Pavlovich          ARC MAIN Portable 609A   11565 
Textbook
Sa        09:00AM-12:35PM LEC K.Sandoval           ARC MAIN Portable 609A   11565 Textbook
NOTE: The use of web-based tools (i.e. Internet, D2L, etc.) is required in this section.


LA 495    Indpendent Studies in Legal Assisting    1-3 Units

Prerequisite: None
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 162 hours LAB
Description: Independent Study is an opportunity for the student to extend classroom experience in this subject, while working independently of a formal classroom situation. Independent study is an extension of work offered in a specific class in the college catalog. To be eligible for independent study, students must have completed the basic regular catalog course at American River College. They must also discuss the study with a professor in this subject and secure approval. Only one independent study for each catalog course will be allowed.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jun 09-Aug 01
TBA       TBA             LAB C.Thiltgen            TBA TBA                 11815 
Textbook

Summer 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: June 30, 2014