AUTHORS: Kauffman, Kent - ©2013
MINDTAP LEGAL ETHICS is a highly personalized fully online learning platform of authoritative Cengage Learning content, assignments, and services offering you a tailored presentation of course curriculum created by your instructor. MindTap Legal Ethics guides you through the course curriculum via an innovative Learning Path Navigator where you will complete reading assignments, annotate your readings, complete homework and engage with quizzes and assessments. MindTap includes a variety of web-apps known as "MindApps" – allowing functionality like having the text read aloud to you as well as MindApps that allow you to synchronize your notes with your personal EverNote account. MindApps are tightly woven into the MindTap platform and enhance your learning experience. MINDTAP LEGAL ETHICS provides students with an in-depth examination of the diverse area of Legal Ethics in addition to: Provides a comprehensive examination of the ethical rules that bind paralegals. Introduces students to the obligations placed on attorneys as well as paralegals. Teaches how to avoid violations of ethical rules, and the prohibitions against unauthorized practice of law. Covers the importance of maintaining confidentiality, avoiding conflicts of interest, and engaging in fair billing practices. Applies critical thinking skills to ethical issues modeled after what will be faced on a day-to-day basis as paralegals.