Spanish for Lawyers II

Spanish for Lawyers II

Course Description

This course will stress and teach the basic legal terminology that is used in our judicial system in a variety of practice settings at a more advanced level than Lawyers for Spanish I. The course will strive to give the practitioner a basic understanding of the legal framework that their Spanish speaking clients come from if they are from countries with civil system traditions. Basic terminology will be taught in the areas of criminal law, domestic relations and minor civil disputes. There will be an emphasis in practical aspects of language usage and the student should enroll with the idea of actively participating.