Written by an award-winning author team, The Paralegal Professional combines a solid introduction to the paralegal profession with a thorough introduction to law. The 2-books-in-1 format prepares students with the substantive and procedural legal knowledge that they need to succeed. The fully, up-to-date and extensive coverage of technology in the law office, legal and business ethics. international perspectives, and diversity prepares students for today's work environment. TWO-BOOKS-IN-ONE: CAREER GUIDANCE + THE LAW This critical combination is designed to enhance the teaching structure of the course. Full chapters on each area of Substantive Law Numerous examples of both Brief and Full Cases Integrated coverage of Diversity Legal applications for Technology tools in the law office PROFESSIONALISM FOR EVERY KIND OF LEARNER Concepts are presented in a manner appealing to both new and returning students. Both Legal and Business Ethics demonstrate the connection between two worlds. Ethics Questions in every chapter provide the opportunity to strengthen reasoning. Contemporary Perspective boxes include Articles, Interviews, and Essays about the critical issues that impact careers. Appendices offer guidelines for Case Briefing and for Ethical Obligations. QUICK REFERENCE Every feature is designed for quick reference by professionals and study review for learners. Marginal references to related Websites Checklists for Career Guidance and for Procedures Reference Appendices on U.S. Constitution, Spanish/English Legal Terms, Internet Resources, and How to Study Internal guide onLatin Terms The entire program is backed by digital and print course supplements that support distance learning and lifelong skills. These include a complete Online Course and a time-limited version of LexBrief legal briefing software and the Lexiverse Legal Dictionary. www.prenhall.com/legal_studiesCheeseman, Henry R. is the author of 'Paralegal Professional', published 2002 under ISBN 9780130264251 and ISBN 0130264253.