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law19-slo

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Law 19 - Property and Creditors Rights - slo

 

Upon successful completion of this course, a student will be able to:

1. Brief law cases in property law including bankruptcy, secured transactions, creditors' remedies, real and personal property, and landlord-tenant matters. 

2. Critically analyze and argue issues in property law including the issues listed above in #1. 

3. Prepare legal documents, forms or papers for a Chapter 7 (no asset) bankruptcy, Unlawful Detain (Eviction) papers including summons, Complaint, 3 day notice to pay rent or quit, month to month lease, Answer to Unlawful Detainer along with affirmative defenses.

Students will read property law cases and write a case brief demonstrating their understanding and application of the essential facts and rules of law and legal principles of the case. see case brief rubric at http://missionparalegal.pbworks.com/briefing

Criteria: The “case brief” will achieve an “acceptable” or higher rating, and will be indicative of a paralegal who is competent to work in a law office, state agency or with the courts.

Students will read a court case and write a “case brief” using the FIRACT method of case briefing (“Facts, Issue, Rule, Application and Conclusion”).

The assessment will be evaluated using the following rating scale:

(4) – Superior - comprehensive, very accurate, analytical, sophisticated logic, incisive, persuasive discussion of the facts, issues, rules, rationale, holdings, applications, and conclusions (Facts, Issue, Rule, Application, Conclusion, Take Home Mesage - "FIRACT" method)

(3) – Strong - generally convincing, sufficiently analytical and logical, covers well all of the parts of the FIRACT method for a case brief.

(2) – Acceptable – basic understanding, reasonable, unsophisticated but shows comprehension of the case and legal points, lacking mastery but still in control, limited scope, occasionally original, misses parts of the FIRACT method for a case brief.

(1) – Unacceptable - superficial, lacking understanding, non-academic, undigested, unfinished, missing the target, perfunctory, inappropriate to the assignment, poorly developed, does not follow FIRACT method for a case brief.

 

updated: 4/6/11

 

 

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