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Legal Series, Legal Briefs: The Briefer the Better
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produced by Alexander Street, in Legal Series (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, a ProQuest Company, 2019), 7 mins
Legal briefs include all materials related to a case. To create them, they require attention to detail, intensive research, and excellent writing skills. This video explores the basic components of a legal brief: 1. Introduction 2. Legal Authorities 3. Facts of the Case 4. Argument, and 5. Conclusion. Viewers are...
produced by Alexander Street, in Legal Series (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, a ProQuest Company, 2019), 7 mins
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Legal Series, Legal Ethics: What Can I Do?
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produced by Alexander Street, in Legal Series (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, a ProQuest Company, 2019), 11 mins
Legal ethics are standards of appropriate conduct for the legal profession and are the cornerstone of law. This video guides viewers through the ethical guidelines specific to paralegals including client confidentiality, dispensing legal advice, documentation practices, conflicts of interest, internet presence, an...
produced by Alexander Street, in Legal Series (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, a ProQuest Company, 2019), 11 mins
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Legal Series, Legal Research: Where Do I Begin?
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produced by Alexander Street, in Legal Series (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, a ProQuest Company, 2019), 8 mins
Research skills are essential in law practice. The majority of legal actions an attorney pursues are based on good research. This video will explore the foundations of legal research including the use of online legal databases such as Westlaw and Fast Case, as well as how to conduct research at law libraries. View...
produced by Alexander Street, in Legal Series (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, a ProQuest Company, 2019), 8 mins
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Legal Series, Legal Writing: Just the Facts
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produced by Alexander Street, in Legal Series (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, a ProQuest Company, 2019), 11 mins
Of all the skills that are necessary for a paralegal to master perhaps none is more important than the ability to write clear, concise, and accurate communications. Whether writing a memo to a colleague, a brief for a partner in a firm, or a document that may be presented in court, good writing shows how one thin...
produced by Alexander Street, in Legal Series (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, a ProQuest Company, 2019), 11 mins
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Legal Series, Paralegal Employment
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produced by Alexander Street, in Legal Series (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, a ProQuest Company, 2019), 10 mins
You may be a student in school now, but you are certainly thinking about the future. How will you navigate the job market? Where will you work? How can you present your best self to a future employer? This video explores a number of different career options for paralegals as well as tips for increasing chances of...
produced by Alexander Street, in Legal Series (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, a ProQuest Company, 2019), 10 mins
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Legal Series, Legal Series: Overview
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produced by Alexander Street, in Legal Series (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, a ProQuest Company, 2019), 6 mins
This overview provides viewers with an introduction to Legal Briefs, Legal Research, Legal Ethics, Legal Writing, Paralegals in the Cyberworld, and Paralegal Employment. These topics are explored in more detail in the 6-part Legal Series exclusive to Alexander Street.
produced by Alexander Street, in Legal Series (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, a ProQuest Company, 2019), 6 mins
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Legal Series, Paralegals in the Cyber World
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produced by Alexander Street, in Legal Series (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, a ProQuest Company, 2019), 11 mins
This video explores the many ways paralegals are connected to the Cyberworld and the advantages and challenges that arise through online use. Viewers will learn about legal search engines such as Lexis Nexis and Bloomberg Law as well as online public records such as PACER. Also addressed are security issues releva...
produced by Alexander Street, in Legal Series (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, a ProQuest Company, 2019), 11 mins
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