Paralegal - Lake Superior College Degrees | Duluth, MN
Background / Definitions
Business and Corporate Law (Great American Court Cases, Gale)
Court System in the United States (The Columbia Encyclopedia)
Criminal Law (Great American Court Cases, Gale)
Family Law (Great American Court Cases, Gale)

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Legal Writing
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Book JacketThe Lawyer's Guide to Writing Well by Tom Goldstein and Jethro Lieberman

Book JacketLegal Writing: QuickStudy Reference Guide by Olympia Duhart and Richard Stevens

Book JacketPoint Made: How to Write Like the Nation's Top Advocates by Ross Guberman

Book JacketA Primer on Legal Reasoning by Michael Evan Gold

Book JacketStrategic Legal Writing by Donald Zillman and Evan Roth

Legal Research
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Book JacketLegal Research: How To Find & Undestand the Law by Stephen Elias, Susan Levinkind, and Richard Stim

Book JacketInternational and Foreign Legal Research: A Coursebook by Marci Hoffman and Mary Rumsey

Book JacketResearch Methods for Law by Michael McConville and Wing Hong Chui

Book jacketSources of American Law: An Introduction to Legal Research, 4th ed. (Open Textbook Library)

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Book JacketConcurring Opinion Writing on the U.S. Supreme Court by Pamela Corley

Great American Court Cases, Gale
Prisoners' Self-Help Litigation Manual by John Boston and Daniel Manville

Book JacketLegal Ease: A Guide to Criminal Law, Evidence, and Procedure by Andrea Campbell and Ralph Ohm

Book JacketLegal Literacy: An Introduction to Legal Studies by Archie Zariski

Book JacketLegal Photography: A Complete Reference for Documenting Scenes, Situations, and Evidence for Civil Cases by Stan Sholik

Book JacketManaging the Modern Law Firm: New Challenges, New Perspectives by Laura Empson

Book JacketThinking Like a Lawyer: A New Introduction to Legal Reasoning by Kenneth Vandevelde

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