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  • July 29
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

Distinction Within Different Law Classifications

July 29

Understanding different classifications in law is important when recognizing how it affects the practice of law and business.

Many individuals in the legal field perform research, draft documents, and help colleagues understand how law will affect their businesses. While the law itself may be widely available, a deeper understanding of how legal concepts relate to one another is crucial to finding the most important information and then framing it in a way that makes the most impact. This topic helps explains how law is classified and how those classifications can be utilized. The topic also explains how classifications developed historically and how, going forward, they can influence future legal developments. Understanding legal classification and the distinctions in it is vital to understanding the law and anticipating how it will work in future circumstances. Moreover, many professionals in the legal field will need to know how law is classified or categorized for professional licensing exams.

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Agenda

Classification Basics
  • What Is Classification and Why We Classify Law
  • Classification as Authority
  • Overview of Agenda
Sources of Law
  • Constitution
  • Statutes
  • Regulations
  • Cases
  • How Sources Influence Classifications
Particular Classifications and Examples
  • Public vs. Private Law
  • Substantive vs. Procedural Law
  • Civil vs. Criminal Law
  • Law vs. Equity
Ways to Classify or Identify Classifications
  • Finding and Using Source Information
  • Determining Affected Parties
Limits of Classification
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Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

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  • NALA 1.5
     
  • This program is applicable for continuing legal assistant education credit. Please check with your accrediting board to see if this course will qualify towards your recertification requirements. Program Length: 1.5 hour(s).
     
  • NFPA 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the National Federation of Paralegal Associations for 1.5 hours of NFPA continuing education credit.
     
  • IN Paralegals
     
  • This course may qualify for continuing legal education through the Indiana State Bar Association for paralegals.
     

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

Who should attend?

This webinar is designed for paralegals, legal assistants, associates and other legal professionals.

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Over 32 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Faculty

Brent L. Domann

Brent L. Domann

Michigan State University College of Law John F. Schaefer Law Library

  • Reference librarian and adjunct professor at Michigan State University College of Law
  • Emphasis on legal research, legal education, and legal history
  • Conducts seminars on legal history and classification and teaches classes on legal research and foundations of U.S. law
  • Author of publications related to law and librarianship
  • Member of the Pennsylvania Bar (retired)
  • J.D. degree, magna cum laude, Michigan State University College of Law; B.A. degree, magna cum laude with university honors, Bowling Green State University; MLIS degree, Wayne State University
  • Can be contacted at [email protected] or 517-432-6851
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Product ID: 404242
Published 2019
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