100

LGL-101 Fundamentals of Law

This course is an introduction to the principles of substantive law in the fields of contracts, legal ethics, sales, consumer remedies, torts, crimes, and secured transactions, and analyzes the court systems. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

LGL-103 Legal Search and Writing

This course is an introduction to legal practice. Topics covered include law office systems, legal research, legal forms, and briefs. Research problems and case memo term papers are assigned. Lecture [2.00], Laboratory [2.00].

Credits

3

Corequisites

WRT-101

LGL-104 Healthcare Ethics and Law

This is a survey course dedicated to the analysis and application of Healthcare Ethics and Law. Emphasis is placed on analysis of the legal and healthcare environment and its relationship to medical ethics. Students will examine case studies and will learn to identify and respond to legal and ethical issues. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

LGL-110 Legal Ethics

This is a survey course dedicated to the analysis and application of New Jersey Legal Ethics Issues. Emphasis is placed on understanding New Jersey Rules of Professional Responsibility, New Jersey Supreme Court Office of Attorney Ethics Advisory Opinions, ABA Model Rules, Canons of Professional Ethics, and the professional and regulatory structure of the practice of law. The course will also explore the disciplinary and licensing process applicable to legal professionals. Students to identify, evaluate, and respond to legal ethical issues. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

LGL-150 School Law

This course is a study of New Jersey school laws, the rules and regulations of the New Jersey State Board of Education, the functions of the State Commissioner of Education, and the relationship of school district organization to other units of government. Lecture [3.00].

Credits

3

LGL-165 Elder Law

This course is a survey of the law concerning the rights, duties, and responsibilities of persons over the age of 60. Topics covered include incompetency procedures, guardianships and other protective arrangements, Medicare and Medicaid, long-term planning and strategies, protection of the assets from creditors and family members, health benefits, social security, and special estate planning for the remarried elderly. Lecture [1.00].

Credits

1